Aromatic Scholars : Aromatherapy 201

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We are pleased to announce that Cheryl’s Herbs will sponsor a 300-hour advanced aromatherapy certification course. The class, Aromatic Scholars(formerly known as 201: Masters Apprenticeship) is offered by The School for Aromatic Studies (formerly East West School of Herbal and Aromatic Studies) (www.theida.com) and will be taught by Kathy Klug, Registered Aromatherapist.

Essential Oil Profile: Black Pepper

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by Amelia E. Hoard, RN   Common Name: Black Pepper Synonyms: Piper, pepper Latin Binomial: Piper nigrum L. Family: Piperaceae Production Method: steam distilled, an oleoresin is also made by solvent extraction. Countries of Origin: India, Indoesia, Malaysia, China, and Madagasgar Typical Constituents: b-Caryophyllene (9.4-30.9%), [+]-Limonene (16.4-24.4), a-Pinene (1.1-16.2%), d-3-Carene (tr-15.5%), b-Pinene (4.9-14.3%), Sabinene (0.1-13.8%), […]

Essential Oil Profile: May Chang

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By Amelia E. Stone, RN   Common Name:  May Chang Latin Binomial:  Litsea cubeba Family:  Lauraceae Other Common Names: Exotic Verbena, Tropical Verbena, Pheasant pepper tree Production Method: Steam Distilled Countries of Origin: China Typical Constituents: Geranial (37.9- 40.6%), Neral (25.5-33.8%), [+]-Limonene (8.4-22.6%), Methyl heptenone (0.5-4.4%), b-Myrcene (0.5-3.0%), Linalool (1.2-1.7%), Geraniol (0.5-1.6%), Sabinene (0.1-1.6%), Linalyl […]

Paw Gep Products

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  Paw Gep's Favorite Lip Balm 'nuff said.     Paw Gep's Hand Sanitizer   An ounce of protection is worth a pound of cure and is much easier to carry in your pocket or purse!   PAW GEP'S AMAZING AROMATIC BALM Contains the essential oils of Camphor (White Fraction), Wintergreen, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Cinnamon Leaf, […]

Weight Loss

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: I am interested in trying to lose the 35 or so pounds I have gained due to a back injury. I have tried over-the-counter type diet pills but they don’t really do anything for me. There are just to many web sites that are trying to sell the so-called ‘easy way’ to lose weight, […]

Mosquitoes

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QUESTION: Please let me know if there are any oils that can be diffused in a room to keep mosquitoes at bay. ANSWER: Here is a list of essential oils I have read mentioned by various authors to repel insects: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, […]