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
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I have been collecting Ambergris samples and Ambergris information for years and here is an update. We use it in the Natural Botanical Perfumery class.
Ambergris gets it's
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During the last several years, I have received several phone calls regarding the distillation of essential oil plants. People are intrigued with the idea of distillation and decide they want
"I have been currently researching herbs for their natural scents and interested in the formulation of my own natural scents for solid and oil perfumes.
I know what I like, at
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