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Calendula Oil in Calendula Caress

Calendula essential oil is a soothing therapeutic oil distilled from pot marigold. Its uses are varied — from soothing minor skin disorders like pimples and dry chapped lips to curing snakebite. Calendula’s medicinal properties have been explored for centuries. It was discovered that a great deal of calendula’s effectiveness lies in its antioxidant properties. As […]

The Water Element

Chakra: Six petaled Svadhisthana (sweetness) chakra Animal: Whales Dynamic: Yin, feminine, receptive. Color: Orange Emotion: Desire, repulsion, attachment, flow. Sense: Taste Taste: Salty Energetics: Movement towards or away from something or someone. Wave motion. Based on attraction or repulsion. Creates an effect of action or inaction. Lessons: We must learn to flow with the natural […]

The Fire Element

Chakra: Ten petal Manipurna (lustrous gem) chakra Animal: Dragon Dynamic: Yang, active, masculine. Color: Yellow Emotion: Anger, passion. Sense: Sight. Taste: Pungent. Energetics: Overcomes inertia; moves upward. Transforms and transmutes raw material into energy, light, power, and warmth. Lessons: Wemust align ourselves with the Divine. “Personal will must not be inconsiderate, manipulative, abusive, or selfish.” […]

Spike Lavender Essential Oil

Ananda Aromatherapy has added Spike Lavender to its essential oil line. With similar medicinal properties as True Lavender but without the demand from the perfume industry, Spike is offered at a lower price. Our Spike Lavender originates from Spain, the plant’s native region. It is a bit more herbaceous in aroma, like Lavender crossed with […]

The Earth Element

Chakra: Four petaled Muladhara root chakra. Animal: Elephant Dynamic: Yang, active, masculine, richness. Color: Red Emotion: Fear, anxiety, panic, worry, terror, instability. Sense: Smell Taste: Sweet Energetics: Grounding, heavy, supportive, stable, disciplined, crystalizing, downward. Lessons: Gounding, manifesting, limiting. Positive earth energy: Health, abundance, prosperity, strength, security, Imbalanced earth energy and challenges: Fear, clinging, possesive, insecure, […]

Aromatherapy for Pets

Pets can enjoy the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy as much as humans can. Aside from possibly eliminating bad odors and giving your pet a pleasant perfume, essential oils also serve many practical functions such as boosting your pet’s immune system, fighting off bacteria and viruses, preventing the growth of yeasts and molds and repelling insects. […]

Aromatherapy Candles

Aromatherapy Candles – Do You Know How to Use These 14 Key Essential Oils? by Justine van Zyl Essential oils have been used for thousands of years, largely for medicinal purposes. Although the medical emphasis started to decline about 100 years ago, aromatherapists stayed focused and have been studying the effect of essential oils on […]

How Perfumes Make You Sexy

How Perfumes Make You Sexy by Janice Wee What attracts you to the opposite sex? What makes a guy and a girl fall in love? Is it the way they look? Things they have in common? A special connection? Or is it the way they smell to each other? Actually, the way you smell plays […]