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Discover The Voice of Aromatherapy and how essential oils can enhance your life through natural health and help to bring you closer to your goal of healthy living.

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Discover The Voice of Aromatherapy and how essential oils can enhance your life through natural health and help to bring you closer to your goal of healthy living.

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Love me some oils!

By Laswagerty - Apr 13 2019
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I’m enjoying learning about essential oils from this podcast. Keep the episodes coming!

So Good To Heard you again!

By Noelia23 - Mar 11 2019
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She is the best! I learn a lot from her.

iTunes Ratings

102 Ratings
Average Ratings
98
1
2
1
0

Love me some oils!

By Laswagerty - Apr 13 2019
Read more
I’m enjoying learning about essential oils from this podcast. Keep the episodes coming!

So Good To Heard you again!

By Noelia23 - Mar 11 2019
Read more
She is the best! I learn a lot from her.
Cover image of Aromatic Wisdom: The Voice of Aromatherapy | Essential Oils | Hydrosols | Natural Health | Healthy Living

Aromatic Wisdom: The Voice of Aromatherapy | Essential Oils | Hydrosols | Natural Health | Healthy Living

Latest release on Feb 07, 2019

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Discover The Voice of Aromatherapy and how essential oils can enhance your life through natural health and help to bring you closer to your goal of healthy living.

Rank #1: AWP 003: Ten Essential Oils to Get You Started with Aromatherapy

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Episode 3 is another “Learn with Liz” session in which Liz teaches you about the cornerstone of aromatherapy – essential oils.

Three salient points were covered:

1. What is an essential oils

2. Why do we use essential oils?

3. Liz shares a list of the 10 best essential oils to get you started in aromatherapy.

For show notes go to: http://aromaticwisdominstitute.com/003/

Nov 27 2014

21mins

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Rank #2: AWP 019: Three Sacred Resins: Frankincense, Myrrh and Opopanax

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This week we take a look at three very special aromatic resins.  Two are highly associated with Christmas; Frankincense and Myrrh, but listen as Liz shares about Opopanax, a lesser known resin, and how Liz believes it could well be linked to the famous story of the 3 magi and their gifts.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Dec 24 2015

27mins

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Rank #3: AWP 005: Six Essential Oils for a Healthy Respiratory System

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In today’s episode, Liz shares how essential oils can help your respiratory system.  She covers what therapeutic properties to look for in a respiratory-supporting oil and what those properties actually mean in terms of how they help the body.

Liz teaches the best method of application and respiratory health and finally shares her pick of six great essential oils to support health of your lungs, throat and sinuses.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show

PompeiiOrganics.com

Dilution Guide

Six Essential Oils

  • Spike Lavender – Lavendula latifolia
  • Rosemary ct. 1,8 Cineole – Rosmarinus officilanis ct 1,8 cineole
  • Eucalyptus Dives – Eucalyptus dives
  • Rosalina – Melaleuca ericifolia
  • Ravintsara – Cinnamomum camphora ct 1,8 cineole
  • Laurel Leaf – Laurus nobilis

To learn more and for a full transcript of today's episode, go to: http://aromaticwisdominstitute.com/005/

Dec 11 2014

27mins

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Rank #4: AWP 018: Essential Oils and Affirmations for Holiday Stress

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In this week’s show, Liz shares the 6 most common sources of stress during the holiday season. She will offer positive affirmations tailored for each stressor as well as as an essential oils blend to help you manage your stress during this hectic time of year. This will be very helpful for everyone!

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Dec 10 2015

27mins

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Rank #5: AWP 004: Aromatic Remedies to Beat the Winter Blues

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In today’s podcast, Liz talks about how using essential oils and other natural remedies to help lift the emotional darkness of winter.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

To read more and for full transcript, go to: http://aromaticwisdominstitute.com/004/

Dec 05 2014

21mins

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Rank #6: AWP 032: Essential Oil Chemical Families

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In today’s episode, you'll learn the basics of what an essential oil chemical family is and why understading the general characterisics of each family can be a great way to begin to learn essential oil chemistry and improve your blending skills! 

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Show Notes (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)

Click here to leave an iTunes review and subscribe to the show! I may read your review on the air!

Jan 04 2018

32mins

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Rank #7: AWP 031: Welcome Back!

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In today’s episode, Liz shares why the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast was on hiatus as well as what I've been up to since you last heard from me plus what's new at the Aromatic Wisdom Institute.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils and hydrosols deeper as you learn what's possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Nov 23 2017

32mins

Play

Rank #8: AWP 029: On the Road with Liz - Advanced Distillation Workshop in Spokane, WA

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Liz shares about an experience she had in October, 2016 when she took part in a remarkable program called Advanced Distillation Workshop at the Bozarth Mansion in Spokane, Washington.  In this show, Liz shares about teachers and gives an overview of the classes offered and some of the highlights of what she learned.

Jan 13 2017

23mins

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Rank #9: AWP 028: Tweaking the Podcast and Other Goals for 2017

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Liz shares how she is tweaking the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast to make it more manageable and sustainable for her, and invites her listeners to look at their own lives to see if what they are doing is sustainable.   Liz also shares some of her top professional and goals for 2017. 

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Show Notes (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)•

Click here to leave an iTunes review and subscribe to the show!
I 

Jan 06 2017

32mins

Play

Rank #10: AWP 027: Ravensara versus Ravintsara

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This podcast is all about 2 different essential oils that sound the same. 

Ravensara and Ravintsara. 

Travel with me (virtually of course) to the lush tropical island of Madagascar to hear about these essential oils that come from the same country, but from different trees. I talk about their many therapeutic and chemical characteristics and a third essential oil that indirectly fits into this picture as well.

And, surprise, I have a special gift for you! I have put together an easy 3 page visual learning guide for Ravensara and Ravintsara and that third tree, Ho Wood. Go to aromaticwisdominstitute.com/027, scroll to the bottom the page and you will see where you can download it for free!

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question, please go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

To find all the links and resources mentioned in this podcast, go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/027.

Sep 22 2016

21mins

Play

Rank #11: AWP 025: Essential Oils for Grief, Transition and Letting Go

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This week’s show is all about grief; what it is as well as the many varied situations and experiences that can send us into a state of grief.  

I talk about how essential oils can help us during some of the darkest emotional times of our lives. You’ll learn a unique way to choose the right essentials oils for your particular emotional difficulty as you’re going through grief. If you, or someone you know is in a stage of grief, you’ll find this episode particularly helpful. 

Enjoy the podcast. It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question, please go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

To find all the links and resources mentioned in this podcast, go to aromaticwisdominstitute.com/025.

Aug 11 2016

38mins

Play

Rank #12: AWP 024: Safe Aromatherapy for Children

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In this week’s show, I cover a lot of information related to how to safely and effectively use essential oils with children.  In this episode I cover essential oil safety, what to use with kids, how much to use and some creative methods of use. If you have any children in your life, you will find this episode valuable.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question you’d like to submit to the show, please go to www. aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us/ to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

Jul 21 2016

52mins

Play

Rank #13: AWP 023: Best Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

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In this week's show, I'm
introducing a new format for the "Ask Liz" segment.
Previously, I'd been answering
listener questions at the end of an episode, but I've decided
instead to take a listener question and devote an episode to my
answer in order to get deeper on the topic.

Today's Ask Liz question comes
from  Ahsamon from Portland, Oregon who wrote and asked about
the best essential oils to address the discomfort of menstrual
cramps.   

In this episode you will
learn:

  • What causes menstrual
    cramps
  • Six Essential Oils that will help
    with cramping, pain, inflammation and bad mood
  • Methods of application to help
    with the discomfort during the menstrual cycle

Enjoy the podcast! It is my
sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils
deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health
and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your
life.

If you have a question you'd like
to submit to the show, please send an email to
liz@aromaticwisdom.com with the words "Ask Liz" in the subject
line. 

Apr 07 2016

32mins

Play

Rank #14: AWP 022: 5 Species of Lavender - Botanical Names Explained!

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In today’s episode, we'll first take a look at the importance of understanding botanical taxonomy and nomenclature and what that even means!  Then you'll learn about five different species of Lavender plants and the essential oils produced by each one.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Mar 24 2016

32mins

Play

Rank #15: AWP 021: Depression Relief with Aromatherapy

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In today's episode, I talk about depression; what it is, how we get it, and the symptoms of major depression.

I'll share my own story of facing a daunting episode of depression last year, and how I used essential oils and other natural therapies to pull myself out of the darkness.  Then I'll give a list of great essential oils to turn to and methods of using them that can offer some welcome relief when depression hits.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Feb 04 2016

33mins

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AWP 037: Essential Oil Sensitization: Are You at Risk?

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Welcome to the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast!

In this episode, we continue from AWP Episode 036 on Phototoxicity with a conversation about Sensitization.

If you like to use essential oils undiluted directly from the bottle onto the skin, then you really need to hear this episode.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

In this episode I talk about:

  • What is essential oil irritation
  • What is essential oil sensitization
  • The signs of sensitization
  • Potential sensitizers
  • How to avoid sensitization
  • My own story of sensitization as well as that of a well-known Aromatherapist

Show Notes:  NaturesGift.com

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Feb 07 2019

28mins

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AWP 036: Phototoxic Essential Oils

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In today’s episode, I cover an important topic that can make a huge difference in your experience of using essential oils on your skin. 

I talk about:

  • How using certain oils followed by exposure to UV light can damage the skin.
  • The difference between phototoxicity and photosensitivity
  • The chemistry behind essential oil phototoxicity
  • The signs of a phototoxic reaction (with real-life examples that I've witnessed)
  • A list of essential oils that are phototoxic and those that are not

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Click here to leave an iTunes review

Jan 03 2019

32mins

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AWP 035: Chemical Families Deep Dive - Part 2

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Welcome to the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast!

In today’s episode, Liz continues from Podcast Episode 034 in which she shared about five different chemical families: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes, Monoterpenols, Sesquiterpenols and Phenols.

Today, in Part 2 of Essential Oil Chemistry Deep Dive, the learning of AromaChemistry continues as Liz teaches the therapeutic properties and safety considerations for these essential oil chemical families: Aldehydes, Oxides, Ketones, Ethers and the beautiful Esters.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

SHOW NOTES (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)

Jan 26 2018

27mins

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AWP 034: Chemical Families Deep Dive Part 1

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In this episode, Liz dives into 5 different essential oil chemical families as she teaches the unique properties, benefits and safety considerations for each family.  

Jan 18 2018

35mins

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AWP 033: What is an Essential Oil GC/MS Report?

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn what an essential oil GC/MS report is and the importance of having one for each essential oil that you're working with; especially if you're doing therapeutic or medicinal blending.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

SHOW NOTES (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)

Jan 11 2018

24mins

Play

AWP 032: Essential Oil Chemical Families

Podcast cover
Read more

In today’s episode, you'll learn the basics of what an essential oil chemical family is and why understading the general characterisics of each family can be a great way to begin to learn essential oil chemistry and improve your blending skills! 

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Show Notes (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)

Click here to leave an iTunes review and subscribe to the show! I may read your review on the air!

Jan 04 2018

32mins

Play

AWP 031: Welcome Back!

Podcast cover
Read more

In today’s episode, Liz shares why the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast was on hiatus as well as what I've been up to since you last heard from me plus what's new at the Aromatic Wisdom Institute.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils and hydrosols deeper as you learn what's possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Nov 23 2017

32mins

Play

AWP 029: On the Road with Liz - Advanced Distillation Workshop in Spokane, WA

Podcast cover
Read more

Liz shares about an experience she had in October, 2016 when she took part in a remarkable program called Advanced Distillation Workshop at the Bozarth Mansion in Spokane, Washington.  In this show, Liz shares about teachers and gives an overview of the classes offered and some of the highlights of what she learned.

Jan 13 2017

23mins

Play

AWP 028: Tweaking the Podcast and Other Goals for 2017

Podcast cover
Read more

Liz shares how she is tweaking the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast to make it more manageable and sustainable for her, and invites her listeners to look at their own lives to see if what they are doing is sustainable.   Liz also shares some of her top professional and goals for 2017. 

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Show Notes (Links and resources mentioned in this podcast episode)•

Click here to leave an iTunes review and subscribe to the show!
I 

Jan 06 2017

32mins

Play

AWP 027: Ravensara versus Ravintsara

Podcast cover
Read more

This podcast is all about 2 different essential oils that sound the same. 

Ravensara and Ravintsara. 

Travel with me (virtually of course) to the lush tropical island of Madagascar to hear about these essential oils that come from the same country, but from different trees. I talk about their many therapeutic and chemical characteristics and a third essential oil that indirectly fits into this picture as well.

And, surprise, I have a special gift for you! I have put together an easy 3 page visual learning guide for Ravensara and Ravintsara and that third tree, Ho Wood. Go to aromaticwisdominstitute.com/027, scroll to the bottom the page and you will see where you can download it for free!

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question, please go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

To find all the links and resources mentioned in this podcast, go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/027.

Sep 22 2016

21mins

Play

AWP 025: Essential Oils for Grief, Transition and Letting Go

Podcast cover
Read more

This week’s show is all about grief; what it is as well as the many varied situations and experiences that can send us into a state of grief.  

I talk about how essential oils can help us during some of the darkest emotional times of our lives. You’ll learn a unique way to choose the right essentials oils for your particular emotional difficulty as you’re going through grief. If you, or someone you know is in a stage of grief, you’ll find this episode particularly helpful. 

Enjoy the podcast. It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question, please go to www.aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

To find all the links and resources mentioned in this podcast, go to aromaticwisdominstitute.com/025.

Aug 11 2016

38mins

Play

AWP 024: Safe Aromatherapy for Children

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week’s show, I cover a lot of information related to how to safely and effectively use essential oils with children.  In this episode I cover essential oil safety, what to use with kids, how much to use and some creative methods of use. If you have any children in your life, you will find this episode valuable.

Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

If you have a question you’d like to submit to the show, please go to www. aromaticwisdominstitute.com/contact-us/ to submit your question with “Ask Liz” in the subject line.

Jul 21 2016

52mins

Play

AWP 023: Best Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's show, I'm
introducing a new format for the "Ask Liz" segment.
Previously, I'd been answering
listener questions at the end of an episode, but I've decided
instead to take a listener question and devote an episode to my
answer in order to get deeper on the topic.

Today's Ask Liz question comes
from  Ahsamon from Portland, Oregon who wrote and asked about
the best essential oils to address the discomfort of menstrual
cramps.   

In this episode you will
learn:

  • What causes menstrual
    cramps
  • Six Essential Oils that will help
    with cramping, pain, inflammation and bad mood
  • Methods of application to help
    with the discomfort during the menstrual cycle

Enjoy the podcast! It is my
sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils
deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health
and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your
life.

If you have a question you'd like
to submit to the show, please send an email to
liz@aromaticwisdom.com with the words "Ask Liz" in the subject
line. 

Apr 07 2016

32mins

Play

AWP 022: 5 Species of Lavender - Botanical Names Explained!

Podcast cover
Read more

In today’s episode, we'll first take a look at the importance of understanding botanical taxonomy and nomenclature and what that even means!  Then you'll learn about five different species of Lavender plants and the essential oils produced by each one.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Mar 24 2016

32mins

Play

AWP 021: Depression Relief with Aromatherapy

Podcast cover
Read more

In today's episode, I talk about depression; what it is, how we get it, and the symptoms of major depression.

I'll share my own story of facing a daunting episode of depression last year, and how I used essential oils and other natural therapies to pull myself out of the darkness.  Then I'll give a list of great essential oils to turn to and methods of using them that can offer some welcome relief when depression hits.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Feb 04 2016

33mins

Play

AWP 020: Let's Hit This Uncommon Goal TOGETHER!

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Last September I spoke with Kristina Bauer and Angela Ehmke, Executive Producers of the groundbreaking aromatherapy documentary called, Uncommon Scents. We chatted about this amazing venture in Episode 17. Recently we spoke again on a conference call in which they shared the progress of the film and the very important current stage of the project:  Crowdfunding.  Raising funds to ensure that this aromatherapy documents does, infact, manifest. It was a great call and I learned a lot about the perks you can get when you contribute...even a little!Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils and aromatherapy

Jan 28 2016

56mins

Play

AWP 019: Three Sacred Resins: Frankincense, Myrrh and Opopanax

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we take a look at three very special aromatic resins.  Two are highly associated with Christmas; Frankincense and Myrrh, but listen as Liz shares about Opopanax, a lesser known resin, and how Liz believes it could well be linked to the famous story of the 3 magi and their gifts.

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Dec 24 2015

27mins

Play

AWP 018: Essential Oils and Affirmations for Holiday Stress

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In this week’s show, Liz shares the 6 most common sources of stress during the holiday season. She will offer positive affirmations tailored for each stressor as well as as an essential oils blend to help you manage your stress during this hectic time of year. This will be very helpful for everyone!

Enjoy the podcast!  It is my sincere hope that you will feel inspired to explore essential oils deeper after listening and learn what is possible for your health and well-being when you include aromatherapy into your life.

Dec 10 2015

27mins

Play

AWP 017: Interview with Executive Producers of “Uncommon Scents”, An Aromatherapy Movie!

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"Uncommon Scents" is a groundbreaking new project - an aromatherapy documentary currently in pre-production. This exciting film will provide a unique insight into the field of aromatherapy and address the many sides to our industry including history, sources, distillation, chemistry, purity, efficacy, safety, therapeutics, and energetics.  

In this week's show, Liz chats with the film's Executive Producers Kristina Bauer and Angela Ehmke.  Listen as they share details about the unfolding of this truly cutting edge film that will change how people see aromatherapy. 

Nov 26 2015

29mins

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AWP 016: Creating a Sacred Space with Essential Oils

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This week we look at the subtle, energetic properties of essential oils. Liz explains what a sacred space is and why it is important to have one,  as well as what essential oils to use to support your sacred space.

Nov 05 2015

31mins

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iTunes Ratings

102 Ratings
Average Ratings
98
1
2
1
0

Love me some oils!

By Laswagerty - Apr 13 2019
Read more
I’m enjoying learning about essential oils from this podcast. Keep the episodes coming!

So Good To Heard you again!

By Noelia23 - Mar 11 2019
Read more
She is the best! I learn a lot from her.