However hard I tried, I couldn’t understand what the old man wanted from me. Every evening before sunset, my two young sons and I walked down to the edge of the river Ganges with other Rainbow family hippies. Every evening an old, nomadic farmer, playing dice with his...read more
We have been thinking about writing this article for a while now. It is an open letter to the aromatherapy world about our calling and how we have decided to address the important issue of sustainability of essential oils. It is our manifesto.I, Cathy, trained in...read more
The more I work with my own trauma and facilitate workshops about trauma, the more I realize the importance of working with historical and transgenerational trauma. We are not isolated humans in isolated lives, we are part of a larger picture. That larger picture consists of our own individual family trees and their place within a community and a larger collective.read more
What is Gemmotherapy?This is a vast topic, very old and yet very new at the same time. .The name ‘gemmotherapy’ confuses people as it is often mistaken for crystals therapy. The root of the word “gemma’ has several meanings in Latin, these include ‘precious stone’,...read more
Distillation and hydrosols: connecting herbalists to aromatherapy. For a while now, I have been wondering why hydrosols do not play a more important role in both aromatic and herbal medicine. The more I work with them, the more I realize their potential and the more I...read more
It was a sunny winter’s day, I sat down on the soft forest floor enjoying the light coming through the gaps in the trees. A clump of young hazelnut shoots were lit up like stars in the night sky. I let my pen write… “Listening to oneself beyond the boundaries of what...read more
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