Winter Essentials: Balancing Kapha

KAPHA SEASON Winter through mid-Spring Mid-November through Mid-March (spring) The kapha dosha arises from the Earth (Prthvi) and Water (Ap or apas) elements. Kapha is stored in: the brain, joints, mouth, head and neck, stomach (the primary site), lymph, thorax including the lungs, heart and esophagus, and fat. The term kapha is derived from the […]

Can essential oils be considered as dietary supplements?

Can essential oils be considered dietary supplements? by Jade Shutes   The correct answer is: Yes. PLEASE NOTE: This article is being written as a part of my research in preparation for our free webinar in January on Aromatherapy Products: Labeling and Packaging. One of the aspects we will be covering is how some companies […]

Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness

Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness written by: Jade Shutes, BA, Dipl. AT, Cert. Herbalist   A few women have asked recently about what they can do for vaginal dryness so I thought I would share my insights and a couple of recipes that work really well to address this issue. Vaginal dryness and atrophy commonly occurs […]

Dia Couttouw

Dia Couttouw Dia Couttouw is a Certified Aromatherapist who has been working with the essential oils for seven years.  She earned her Diploma of Aromatherapy at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies, Auckland, New Zealand, as well as a Foundations course through The Northwest College for Herbal and Aromatic Studies (now the School for Aromatic Studies), […]

Sharon Roemmel

Sharon Roemmel Want to know more about who I am and why I get results? Here’s the “in a nutshell” response, the heartfelt personal response, the credential response, and a few quirky facts for fun.  I combine 21-years of success as a business owner with my skills and knowledge of yoga, energy work, bodywork, and aromatherapy. […]

Pat White

Pat White Pat White, teacher of Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy’s Essential Aromatherapy course in Arizona, is a board certified psychiatric mental health Nurse Practitioner with over thirty years in the medical field and 25 years in the area of mental health.  She specializes in treatment of people with serious mental illness and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization […]

Dawn Langley-Brady

Dawn L. Langley-Brady MSN, RN, AHN-BC, CHPN, CCAP Dawn is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner. She is also a registered nurse with more than 24 years of nursing experience. She holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree, is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the National Honor Society of Nursing, and is a […]

Jennifer Kochis

Jennifer Kochis I am a Certified Advanced Aromatherapy Practitioner. I would love to share my knowledge of these wonderful gifts of the earth and teach you more about how plant essences can assist you. It makes no difference if you are a newcomer to the world of Aromatherapy or an Essential Oil Distributor with a multi-level marketing company! You […]

Miriam Carl

Miriam Carl, CA I am a Certified Aromatherapist through The School for Herbal & Aromatic Studies and a member of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy.  My goal is to guide clients through an exploration of healing on all levels with integrity, compassion, and kindness. If you are curious to learn more, please email me with inquiries […]

Diane Coe

Diane Coe I’m an empty nest herbalist, aromatherapist and a shepherdess/farmHer. Peaceful Acres Farm in located on 5 acres in Central Maryland; we are caught in-between the rat race of DC/Balt! It’s there that I grow and use herbs for my salves which are each born from a need, formulate beauty products and raise 21 […]

Darcey Pickard

Starjuice Aromatherapy is the creation of Darcey Pickard, Certified Aromatherapist & LMP Darcey first discovered the power of aromatherapy and essential oils at a natural health store in College Park, MD, in 1991. She has been blending ever since! After moving to Seattle in 1996, Darcey immersed herself in the world of holistic health and […]

Roxana Villa

Roxana Villa Like the facets of a gem Roxana’s pure botanical perfumes reflect a myriad of synergistic disciplines. Professional training in aromatherapy cultivated her nose with a firm knowledge of the healing attributes found in the plant kingdom. As an award winning artist she brings gifts of storytelling, conceptual thinking and a strong visual aesthetic […]

Angela Sidlo

My interest in Aromatherapy goes back to my childhood and a strong curiosity to want to know how to keep the body healthy and balanced, naturally. When I became a Reiki Practitioner, I knew that I wanted to be able to help others find balance in their own lives. In addition to the energy work […]

Nikki VanZandt

Nikki VanZandt
 Bacholor of Arts, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Aromatherapist and owner of Bludog Apothecary   Nikki VanZandt earned her Therapeutic Massage degree from Anne Arundel Community College and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Additionally she has studied Aromatherapy at The School for Herbal & Aromatic Studies. Nikki […]

Laura Martin-Eagle

Laura Martin-Eagle Laura Martin-Eagle has been studying, performing and teaching various dance forms in Lawrence for over 35 years. She is a certified teacher of Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms® and has been teaching for 12 years locally as well as at Nebraska HIV/AIDS conference, KU, Leiden, Holland and has served as Core Faculty at the Omega […]

Belly Beauty

Pregnancy is a time of celebration, of caring for oneself in a totally new way and for utilizing nourishing vegetable and herbal oils to support the health of the skin and body/mind.  One of the concerns for many women during pregnancy is the potential of developing stretch marks, also known as striae gravidarum (SG). Although not […]

Taylor Sparks

Taylor Sparks: Morning Indigo Who is Morning Indigo? Morning Indigo developed as a business without plans for a business. The original line was developed purely out of necessity after a tumultuous year. I loved natural body products but due to the “tough” year couldn’t afford to buy my favorites, so I opted to make them! […]

Dawn’s Holistics and Botanicals

Dawn’s Holistic and Botanicals “Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favour compared with the products of nature, the living cell of the plant…” – T. A. Edison. Abiding by that philosophy and living holistically has transformed our lives. As such, we have been moved to inspire others. Dawn’s Holistics & Botanicals offers Aromatherapy & […]

Michelle Doetsch, LMT, BS

At New Yew, I take a multidimensional approach to health and wellness. I combine aromatherapy, therapeutic massage, and reiki to support your body’s own natural ability to heal itself. I firmly believe, no matter which technique I’m using, in working with your body instead of against it; causing your body and mind further stress and […]

Kristine (Kris) Southworth

Kristine Southworth My exploration began almost 20 years ago after a painful back injury from a nasty rollerblading tumble—yes, I quite literally “fell” into the world of holistic healing and it began with Aromatherapy. After agonizing months of taking handfuls of pills to help with the pain (which didn’t work), I began to seek out […]