Perfume Illuminated: Aphrodisiacs

“As the spirits of certain people hover music,My soul, o my love! swims on your perfume.”~ Charles Baudelaire, “La Chevelure” The word aphrodisiac comes from the name of the Greek Goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite. This day, attributed to Aphrodite and ruled by Venus, we will take some tips from the Goddess, for she… Continue reading Perfume Illuminated: Aphrodisiacs

the SUN

Today we honor Fathers and Summer Solstice. Rather auspiciously one of the symbolic aspects of the Sun is the Male, the father. Where as the Moon is associated with the Feminine, the mother. Known as Midsummer and Lilith, Summer Solstice marks the official first day of summer, an extended day of light for those of… Continue reading the SUN

Morphology

“Morphology can be defined as the form and structure of an organism or any of its parts. In a basic morphological approach we shall begin to look at essential oils based upon the different parts of structures of plants in which they are derived.” 1 Essential Oils are derived from Berries, Fruit (Zest), Flowers, Leaves… Continue reading Morphology