Essential oil chemistry tends to be the biggest hurdle for most budding aromatherapists. But we are here to say that it doesn’t have to be!
Most of us will experience trauma in one form or another at some point in our lives, and plant medicine can be a wonderful healing ally during these times.
We’re back with our first Yarden Walk of 2019. The yarden’s been growing, so let’s see what’s new!
Sure, we use essential oils for health, beauty, and well-being, but the practice of aromatherapy has the power to deeply transform our lives.
Sure, essential oils can help us with pain relief, but there’s a larger message that must not be missed. In this video, Sylla shares insight on how you can gain a new perspective on your pain.
Nyssa sits down with Dr. Trevor Stokes to find out about he and Sylla started the Psychosensory Aromatherapy Research Project and what they learned about aromatherapy and treating behavioral disorders.
Aromatherapy can help us as we heal from past traumas. But how? Here’s a story about how one student transformed a “trigger oil” into one their favorite aromatic allies.
Most of us learn that each chemical family has specific actions, but this is a myth. Find out why essential oil chemistry is more complicated than that.
Don’t know what to do with those leftover Evergreen branches? Find out how Sylla used Spruce tips to make a delightful simple syrup.
Why do so many essential oils share names? Why does one plant have many names? Which ones do you need to know? Find out here.
Many are celebrating Halloween this week, but we like to remember the more ancient meanings of this holiday. At the Atlantic Institute, we honor those who came before us with knowledge of the cycles of the year.
Considering the current state of the field, quality aromatherapy educators are more important than ever. Read these tips from a vintage aromatherapist and consider becoming a teacher!
Learn how to use herbs from your garden after the harvest of the summer.
Sylla’s been successfully growing Vetiver in her Florida yarden. Check out what she’s learned and how you can grow Vetiver, too.
We are celebrating Summer Solstice with a Yarden Walk and a heavy heart. This Yarden walk is dedicated to the memory of Sylla’s great friend and fellow plant-lover, Billy Daniel.
Nyssa sits down with Jeanne Rose, one of aromatherapy’s greatest living legends, to discuss aromatherapy, her place in it, and what a joy it is to keep on learning.
What do you know about the Poaceae or Grass Family? Learn about how Lemongrass, Citronella, Palmarosa, and Vetiver are all related.