Golly Gee Gomer – Camphor Essential Oil Use

Ever Wonder About Camphor Essential Oil Use? In 1964 “Gomer Pyle, USMC,” was one of the most popular shows on television in which Jim Neighbors played the dolting Gomer Pyle. In the episode entitled “Sergeant of the Week,” which premiered on 12/25/1964, Gomer gets a cold and uses Camphor balls to relieve the symptoms. We…

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose

by David Stewart, Ph.D., R.A. Most men and women enjoy perfumes, whether they are colognes, aftershave lotions, sachets, or costly potions to titillate emotions. There are perfumes for the morning, for the working day, for occasions of entertainment, for the evening, and for the night. Some people wear different fragrances according the occasion and the…

Blending Your Own Fragrances

Creating your own fragrance or blend using your biblical essential oils will be one of your most satisfying aspects in using your oils. Whether your blend is for therapeutic purpose or merely for its wonderful aroma, you will be practicing the art of the apothecary and acting as priest of your body, which is the…

A Potpourri of Blessings

Many people like to have a nice perfume around the house. They brew a potpourri of mint, citronella, lavender and other fragrant plants to make a house smell more like home. But humans aren’t the only creatures that appreciate a nice smell.

During field studies, scientists have found that a small bird called the Corsican Blue Tit also likes to have a pleasant-smelling nest. This was an unexpected discovery, made quite accidentally when one researcher discovered various sprigs of aromatic plants in dozens of nests.