When a plant leaf or stem is torn, a clear liquid will come out. The plant releases this clear substance in order to clean the break, kill bacteria and start
The harsh chemicals that have commonly been used in our cleaning products have recently come under close scrutiny, and for good
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:
Dry skin and hair need gentle, non-stripping ingredients. Look for ingredients and products that are emollient (softening), hydrating (add moisture), and that seal in moisture and replace the body’s natural
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
It was sixteen years ago that we launched the 'All Natural Beauty Website'. What began as a noble cause has taken the world by storm. It's hard to imagine that
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