Turn Crisis into Creation with Cistus
When you’re feeling stuck, without direction, or just needing guidance in making decisions, turn to Cistus as a powerful ally in accessing the wisdom within you.
See Beauty All Around You with Neroli
Let Neroli help you feel a sense of possibility and be able to see the beauty all around you.
Revive Your Sense of Wonder with Sweet Orange
Learn to use Sweet Orange to revive a sense of wonder in the world, urging you to approach each moment with ease and appreciation.
Reclaim Your Peace with Patchouli
Patchouli helps us to reframe the past so we can reclaim our future.
Create Clarity with Clary Sage Essential Oil
When in need of finding your spark, Clary Sage offers to clear the way for clarity and connection.
Find Balance with Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium reminds us not to fall by this myth about balance.
The Most Overlooked Way to Use Essential Oils for Emotional Healing
Want an easy, inexpensive, and safe way to use essential oils for deep healing? Check out this simple method I’m using to work through grief.
Your First Lesson in Aromatherapy
Want a basic introduction to using essential oils in your life? I’ve got the perfect one for you …
Career Opportunities in Aromatherapy
What CAN you do with an aromatherapy certificate? Find out what it takes to make a living from sharing what you love.
Free Aromatherapy Lessons
Free Aromatherapy Lessons Growing up with essential oils, I never knew a world without them. They were always the first tools we turned to for healing, and they were always a part of my daily life. And yet I continue to learn how I can use aromatics to improve...
Inner Sanctum Library Grand Opening
Grab something you like to smell and join us for this Grand Opening tour of the Inner Sanctum Library. Here’s a few highlights: Sylla pulls out a vintage blend that I haven’t even smelled before. We also talk about this more simple blend she used back in the day too. ...
Rumors Salon House Blend
An uplifting, balancing blend, this combination of essential oils was a part of the beginning of the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy. It still holds a special place Sylla’s heart.
Take a Sacred Pause With Spruce
Find time to take a sacred pause with Spruce essential oil in this aromatic meditation.
Rose and Helichrysum Face Serum
I’ve got to say that living at home does have its perks. One plus of living with Mom is that I get to use her face serum (which also means I get to be lazy and avoid making my own). The downside of using her face serum is that it runs out twice as fast! Lucky for me,...
The Healing Power of Plants
In what had become a dark time turned even darker, a simple act of kindness and a few plants have been our saving grace. This is the healing power that plants (and the friends that gift them!) can have in our lives.
We’re on Hiatus and Here’s Why
The last time you heard from us, it was about how white silence creates violence and that black lives matter in aromatherapy.
(We still stand by all of this 100% and hope that this is only the beginning of an overdue conversation.)
But, in a twist of irony, we made a big statement about how we won’t be silent and well, we’ve been silent ever since.
To put it colloquially, we posted and ghosted.
We didn’t mean to.
Shortly after posting our statement, my father, Sylla’s husband, O.V. Hanger passed away unexpectedly on June 8th, 2020. Read more about the amazing man we’ve lost but want to remember.
Black Lives Matter in Aromatherapy
Ever since I was a little girl, I watched my mom stand up for what she believed was right. When she started learning that essential oils were hurting people through overuse orally and improper use on the skin (in the 1990’s … and yes, this is still happening), she...
How to Learn Aromatherapy At Home
Considering the current state of things, there's a good chance that you have more time on your hands than ever before. If you're like me, then you're also taking time to reevaluate your health and how you spend your time. I feel that this a unique opportunity to...