CO2 Extracts for Perfumery & Skin Care
A Compilation of Data
Synopsis: CO2 Extract (Carbon dioxide extracts) are closer in composition to the oil as it occurs in the botanical plant than
Synopsis: Perfumes for one with refined tastes who enjoys fine scent, food and drink.
The Gourmet Perfumery – Part 2
Perfumery That Smells Like Food
What is Natural (Botanical) Perfumery? It is the
Synopsis:for someone with refined tastes who enjoys fine scent, food and drink. Discussed are Bitter Almond, Cacao, Coffee, Cognac, Ginger root, Vanilla and even Tobacco.
Photo by Jeanne Rose
Vanilla in all its forms is an essential ingredient in skin care, perfumery, culinary, and emotional needs. The following is Jeanne Rose’s profile of this essential plant.
Vanilla. Common Name/Latin Binomial:
Synopsis: An ambitious discussion of the essential oil of the grass Vetivert from the rootlets, its uses, growth, description, organoleptic qualities and uses of the essential oil.
A Vetivert basket
Use only dried materials.
1 oz. Orange peel, CS (Cut and Sifted)
1 oz. Orange flowers, WH (Whole)
1 oz. Lemon peel, CS
1 oz. Comfrey leaves, CS
1 oz. Almond meal
Makes 6-12 baths.
1 T Marigold flowers
1 T Chamomile flowers
1/2 C Water
Almond oil, as much as is necessary
1 T Carrots, well-mashed
1 T Lecithin granules
1 tsp. Wheat germ oil
Quantity: 1-2 masks
In the early part of 1996, while preparations were underway to produce the first World of Aromatherapy Conference as the President of NAHA, a fascinating letter arrived at my
Strawberry Cream (for oily or normal skin)
by Jeanne Rose 'Herbs & Things"
1/2 oz. white beeswax
1 1/2 oz. sweet almond oil
1 oz. apricot kernel oil
1 oz. strawberry juice (or apricot or
4 drops tincture of Benzoin (known to be STRONG sensitizer)
2 oz. coconut or sweet almond oil
1 1/2 oz. orange flower water and 1 or 2 drops orange oil