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

Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Recipe

This Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Recipe is great for itchy or dry skin.  It gently soothes with a calming floral aroma. Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Ingredients 2 cups of oats – ground 1 cup of dried lavender – ground 1 cup of dried calendula – ground 1 cup […]
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, […]
June 29, 2018

Chamomile German

July 17, 2018

Home Herbal Spa Bath Ideas

Life can get stressful, and you have earned the right to pamper yourself with an at home spa bath!  Melt the stress away and soak your worries into oblivion in a tub of fresh flower petals, oil infused herbs, or crushed flower bath salts.  Some gentle herbs to include in […]
July 23, 2018

Using Essential Oils to Balance the 7 Chakras

Plants vibrate waves of Mother Earth’s energy that can help to balance our 7 chakras.  Just as our 7 chakras each have their own designated color and sound, so to can the aroma of a plant and its essential oil be assigned a chakra or set of chakras.  Thus, the […]
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.  […]