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Essential Profile: Pepper Black

Pepper Black

Latin Name: Piper nigrum

Family: Piperaceae

Plant Part: Fruit

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Top/Middle Element: Fire

Functional Groups: Terpene, sesquiterpene, alcohol, phenol, ketone, aldehyde… 92 more words


Grapefruit & Thyme Liquid Hand Soap

An all-natural gentle liquid gel Castile soap that leaves hands feeling soft, moisturized and impeccably clean.  Plant based oils of coconut and sunflower offer a mild cleansing lather that is non-drying, rich and nourishing for the skin.   98 more words


Essential Oil Profile: Parsley


Latin Name: Petroselinum sativa

Family: Apiaceae

Plant Part: Plant

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Middle Element:  Wood

Functional Groups: Ether, Aldehyde, Terpene

Type: Stimulating

Ayurvedic Doshas: 97 more words


Essential Oil Profile: Palmarosa


Latin Name: Cymbopogon martinii

Family: Poaceae

Plant Part: Plant

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note:top/Middle Element: Fire.

Functional Group: Alcohol, ester

Type: Relaxing, balancing, refreshing, comforting… 101 more words


An Interview With An Aromatherapist

Back in the early 2000’s, I became friends with a great lady who was the owner of a little online business called Mystick Scents. Her name is Becky Long. 1,541 more words


Why Should You Use Coconut Oil?

Many people are still confused about fats and the type of fats to consume, if any.  We absolutely have to consume fats and one of the best sources is the oil from coconuts.  108 more words

Fit N All

Preserving your product without 'chemicals' - a worked example.

In cosmetic science, as in all aspects of life, it is important to be careful of the stories you tell in case they come back and bite you.   1,948 more words