April 11, 2018

Easy Chamomile Tea Recipe

Chamomile – Anthemis nobilis (Roman) or Chamomilla recutita (German) – has an apple-like and cooling flavor. The tea aids in relaxation. By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Easy Chamomile Tea Recipe Ingredients 4 fresh organic chamomile flowers or 2 Tbsp of dried flowers 4 cups of hot […]
April 18, 2018


Bisabolol is a sesquiterpene alcohol found in German chamomile, balsam fir, and Australian sandalwood.  It is also found in the Brazilian tree, Vanillosmopsis erythropappa. Alcohols are the most therapeutically beneficial type of component in an essential oil, and have a low toxicity for safer use with fragile populations (like the elderly).  Alcohols can […]
April 19, 2018

Chamazulene / Azulene

Chamazulene is a sesquiterpene, derived from azulene, and found in German chamomile, giving it a blue color.  It is also found in wormwood, yarrow, tansy, cypress, and blue violet. Sesquiterpenes are less volatile than monoterpenes, but still prone to oxidation.  They have a strong odor.  If oxidized (exposed to air) they […]
April 25, 2018


Matricin is a sesquiterpene found in chamomile. Links to Plants Containing Matricin   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
May 7, 2018

Sleepy Time Bath Recipe

Essential oils that help calm the body are included in this relaxing Sleepy Time Bath Recipe.  Coupled with pink Himalayan sea salt, coconut oil, and liquid soap, this blend also cleanses and moisturizes the skin. Sleepy Time Bath Recipe Ingredients 2 cups of Himalayan sea salt 1/2 cup liquid soap, […]
November 25, 2018

Herbal Tea Can Be Easy To Make At Home! Try These Recipes.

Pictured – Herbs & Spices to Make Herbal Tea Using herbs to make tea is easy and comes with a variety of health benefits.  Below is a list of 16 common herbs and spices used to make tea, their flavor profile, common ailments for which they have been used, and […]
January 3, 2019

Sedative / Calming

Certain herbs and essential oils can have a calming effect, lowering blood pressure, and promoting a sense of relaxation and peace. Calming Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  […]