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Aromatic Scholars : Aromatherapy 201

August 06, 2018

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.

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Essential Oil Profile: Cypress

February 13, 2015

by Amelia E. Stone, RN   Common Name: Cypress Latin Binomial: Cupressus sempervirens Family: Cuprressaceae Other Common Names: Italian cypress, Mediterranean cypress, Common Cypress Production Method: Steam Distilled Countries of Origin: Crete Typical Constituents: α-Pinene (20.4-52.7%), δ-3-Carene (15.2-21.5%), Cedrol (2.0-7.0%), α-Terpinyl acetate (4.1-6.4%), Terpinolene (2.4-6.3%), [+]-Limonene (2.3-6.0%), b-Pinene (0.8- 2.9%), Sabinene (0.7- 2.8%), b-Myrcene (<2.7%), […]

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Mosquitoes

November 12, 2014

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, […]

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Herbs for Epilepsy

November 12, 2014

Question: What vitamins or herbs do you recommend for Epilepsy? I’ve been on Dilantin for over 15 years and I still have occasional seizures. Answer: There is not a great amount of information about this topic in herb books. I did find the same small group of herbs mentioned in several books. In some ways […]

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Cystic Fibrosis

November 12, 2014

Question: My name is David I have Cystic Fibrosis I need help I am looking for something that can clear My lungs and/or upper bronchial area, is there a product that can help me. I am scared. I have a very mild case of my disease but I want to do what it Takes to […]

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Colds

November 12, 2014

QUESTION: Which oils are useful when there are cold germs around? ANSWER: When there are cold germs around my house, I use Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme and Tea Tree. Some of these oils come with safety cautions (see Safety Information) that would apply even if you were just to diffuse them […]

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Essential Oil Safety Information

November 10, 2014

**If you're looking for a certain herb or oil, use the find function of your browser by pressing ctrl+ f on windows, or command+f on mac**   We do not recommend the internal use of any Essential Oils or Absolutes. Never use essential oils as a substitute for necessary medical care. Always consult a qualified […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Aromatherapy

November 10, 2014

by   Laurel Redmon     Aromatherapy is one of the most exciting and burgeoning modes of herbalism today. It strikes me as a truly global discipline, different parts of the world contributing varied uses and methods of application for essential oils.   Arriving at the study of aromatherapy by way of herbalism, I have […]

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Soothing Stress with Aromatherapy

November 10, 2014

by Cheryl Hoard   On this subject I feel compelled to speak from my own perspective. My husband is teasing me at this moment, suggesting I write an article about the stress of writing an article about stress. At times in my life I have taken on quite a lot of responsibilities resulting in huge […]

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Actions and Energetics of Some Common North American Trees

November 10, 2014

by Laurel Redmon, M.S., L.Ac. Dipl. Ac.,C.H Trees, Earth’s largest plants, embody the wood element. Humans and trees have co-evolved to a degree that our lives seem unfathomable without their wealth of resources. Symbolically, trees have represented longevity, wisdom, fertility, and a strength that can yield without breaking. These universal themes apply to the elemental […]

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