Homebrew: Aromatherapy Blend – “Herbal Wake Up Call”

TYPE: ON THE GO AROMATHERAPY. HERBS: BASIL, BERGAMOT, PEPPERMINT. USES: AROMATHERAPY. I often carry around a small bottle of essential oil to inhale whenever I want to increase my awareness or shift my state of mind. Lately I’ve been carrying around a simple blend of basil, bergamot, and peppermint. The bright scent of bergamot is [...]

Homebrew: Aromatherapy Blend – “Good Morning”

TYPE: DIFFUSER BLEND. HERBS: GRAPEFRUIT, PEPPERMINT, BERGAMOT, BIRCH. USES: AROMATHERAPY. This is a blend I’ll often have going in my office when I’m working on projects and feel like I need a little boost, and matcha or coffee isn’t totally doing the trick. I often use aromatherapy diffusers as a means for reaping the benefits [...]

Field Notes: Basic Adaptogenic Herbs for Fall

There's nothing like the transition from warm summer days to chilly fall ones to throw all the systems in your body completely out of whack. Plenty of people feel lethargic, and tons of others get sick - luckily, there are herbs to help your body fight off stress and adapt to changes called adaptogens. What [...]