Lounging comfortably in the over-sized, well-worn leather chair, she gazed about the ancient library. Beautiful wooden book shelves climbed every wall, warmly lit up with the flickering light of the
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
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
(Updated and Collected Info)
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
Natural Perfumery is becoming more popular all the time as people realize that standard perfumes are not all that they're cracked up to be. We think you'll enjoy the article 'Making
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