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Essential oils for yoga

As I was hanging upside down this afternoon in downward dog pose I found myself thinking about the best essential oils to use for yoga.  Obviously I acknowledged the thought and let it pass, but it did spark something worth writing about. More often than not it is incense you Read more…

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Love bombs from ancient times

I’ve been re-reading a lot of my aromatherapy books recently and while spending a comfy few hours with Marguerite Maury’s Guide to Aromatherapy I came across this: “The famous love potion of Tristan and Isolde was composed of extracts of frangipani, frankincense, orange blossom and marjoram.  These “love” philtres were not Read more…