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Wild Herbs of Crete!
After the distiller trip to Bulgaria, we went to Greece to visit another essential oil distiller on the island of Crete.
Janina and Babis started The Herbs of Crete in 1994. All their essential oils are made from plants that are wildcrafted by hand and distilled with the utmost care and respect for each plant.
The journey from the little airport in Crete to The Herbs of Crete was an adventure!
The coastal area is very tropical, and I felt right at home surrounded by the plants we live with in Florida (orange trees, bougainvillaea, bamboo, eucalyptus trees, hibiscus flowers and palm trees).
As we found our way up the mountains......Read More
The Lavender Way
While we were on Crete, we had an extraordinary opportunity to visit Gill and Derek Pearce at their organic lavender and olive farm, The Lavender Way. The Lavender Way is the only organic lavender farm in Crete. They produce and sell essential oils, sachets, gels, spritzers, tea and hand-made wands and ship worldwide.
Lavender plants and olive trees clearly love each other! To see pictures of these two growing in harmony together I created a slideshow on Flickr (including all my pictures from Greece and Crete).
Within moments of meeting Gill and Derek I felt as if I was meeting old friends. Their philosophy, approach to the plants, love of beauty and essential oils left me feeling right at home. Read More
Free Google Tools
I am continually amazed and impressed by the range of free tools on Google.by the range of free tools on Google. Check out this website to see the range of possibilities.
Some of my favorites:
I am excited to announce that I have published my first eBook!! Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home.
The 113-page Aromatherapy Recipes eBook offers everything a beginner needs to get started with simple aromatherapy for your health and home. The eBook includes over 60 easy recipes to help you create natural, safe and environmentally-friendly products for beauty, skin care, your health, travel, emotional wellness and for cleaning and caring for every room in your home.
The recipes are printer friendly, so if you prefer paper to the computer, you can create your own recipe book!
Testimonials from the last week:
To purchase a copy:
Aromatherapy Certification Program Online
The Online Aromatherapy Certification Program allows students to experience an education with the Aromahead Institute through our exclusive digital curriculum. Begin anytime and study at your own pace! Read MoreBody Butters and Lip Balms
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