This course is an educational workshop on understanding botanical perfumes. The class will practice with a set of exercises to become familiar with the scents of some rare absolutes and CO’2’s

 

Consultations with our staff RN, Amelia Stone Hoard, are available to our customers by appointment. Amelia takes a holistic approach to health and well-being, combining her ever-growing knowledge of the healing properties of herbs and aromatherapy with her passion for proper nutrition, exercise, meditation, healing touch and self-awareness. Amelia's knowledge informs all we do here […]

by Amelia E. Hoard, RN Common Name: Cinnamon (Bark) Synonyms: Cinnamomum verum J. Presl. Latin Binomial: Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume Family: Lauracea Production Method: steam or water distillation with cohabitation Countries of Origin: Native to Sri Lanka, India, and Southeast Asia Typical Constituents: [E]-Cinnmaldehyde (63.1-75.7%), Eugenol (2.0-13.3%), [E]-Cinnamyl acetate (0.3-10.6%), Linalool (0.2-7.0%), b-Caryophyllene (1.3-5.8%), r-Cymene (1.7-2.5%), […]

by Amelia E. Hoard, RN   Common Name: Chamomile (Roman) Synonyms: Chamamelum nobile,Garden chamomile Latin Binomial: Anthemis nobili Family: Compositae or Asteraceae Production Method: Steam distilled from the flowering tops. Countries of Origin: Native to western Europe, now cultivated in England, Belgium, France and Hungary. Typical Constituents: Isobutyl angelate (0-37.4%), Butyl angelate (0-34.9%), 3-Methylpentyl angelate […]

by Amelia E. Hoard, RN   Common Name: Chamomile (German) Synonyms: Blue chamomile, Hungarian chamomile Latin Binomial: Matricaria chamomilla Family: Asteraceae (Compositae) Production Method: steam distilled from flowers Countries of Origin: Native to central and northern Europe; cultivated in Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Russia, Germany, Belgium and Spain. Typical Constituents: Farmesene/chamazulene CT (Bulgarian) Farnesene (27.7%), Chamazulene […]

by Amelia E. Hoard, RN Common Name: Cedarwood (Red) Synonyms: Cedarwood (Virginian) Latin Binomial: Juniperus virginiana Family: Cupressacae Production Method: steam distilled from wood Countries of Origin: USA; central Virginia, North Carolina and northern edge of South Carolina Typical Constituents: a-Cedrene (21.1-38.0%), Thujopsene (21.3-23.4%), Cedrol (12.3-22.2%), b-Cedrene (8.2-9.2%), a-Selinene (3.0%), Widdrol (1.9-2.3%), b-Himachalene (2.1%), b-Chamigrene […]