Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring

Step Into Spring

Its time to shake off the Winter Blues and step into Spring. We can all agree that Spring is the most prettiest time of the year when Mother Nature gets to display her glory with flowers of every colour putting their pretty heads out perfuming the air, trees with tender green leaves, bees buzzing and…

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Essential Oil Scents For Men

There seems to be a miss conception that aromatherapy is a healing modality strictly for women. That aromatic bliss is an olfactory pleasure reserved for females only. I suppose the word aromatherapy traditionally conjures an image of luxurious bath, scented candles, massages and nice smelling fragrant substances in pretty bottles. So, it seems to have…

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The Nose Knows – Scent & Emotions

Let me talk to you today about scent & emotions and why aromatherapy can bring about an instantaneous transformation. Our Sense of Smell is the only sense that bypasses reason and triggers memories, memories trigger emotions and emotions impact actions. Our noses are connected to more than one area of the brain. The limbic system…

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Dirty Secret About Perfume….

Should I tell no “Jasmine” or “Lily of the Valley” was harmed in the making of their perfume?…. Every now and then, I get someone stumble into the store and look at my perfume shelf and a conversation would entail about perfumes and perfumers and who they love and what they are using right now….Mind…

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Energy Medicine

“In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Nobel Laureate in Medicine (1937)   Photo Credit: Craig P Burrow -How bees see in ultra violet wavelength Aromatherapy is a holistic healing therapy which uses aromatic plant extracts, essential oils, and tinctures to influence wellbeing…

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Scent Healing

ENERGY HEALING & SCENTS ——————————————- Essential Oils play a huge role in daily supporting my own personal HEALING JOURNEY. As a healer one of the most important lessons I have learnt is managing my own self care and wellbeing. That means I need to protect my own energy so that I could daily show up…

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Bless Your Hands This Mother’s Day

My hands, sometimes I take them for granted. I rarely give it the attention it deserves. Today, I thought a lot about my hands. So I want to draw your attention to your hands. Do you realise they do so much more than you are consciously aware of?They nurture, heal, feed, soothe, plant, clean, create…

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CHASE AWAY THE WINTER BLUES

With the days getting darker, shorter and cooler Winter Blues can slowly creep up on us here in the Southern Hemisphere. Of course there is nothing worse than feeling poorly is there? The shift in mood, muscle and joint stiffness, stuffy nose, sore throat, headache, fever the list can go on. This is where Aromatherapy…

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Mother’s Day Treats

Because Mother’s Day Is Very Important Here At Scent Of Life, We Have Created Something Special For You… If you are tired of giving and receiving the same old store bought creams and perfumes or simply feel like you have run out of ideas, then come and visit us at the SCENT BAR to customise…

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A Boutique Apothecary Store

As the owner of Scent of Life, I am really excited to announce that I now have a boutique style apothecary store right here in Melbourne. I have been really busy working on setting this store for the past few months and I am so ecstatic that its finally here. I have always wanted to…

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The Ultimate Christmas Gift

What started my journey into aromatherapy & perfumery was my chance discovery of plant aromatics mentioned in the Bible. Let me tell you it was an eye opener and it changed my life.  That is why I don’t want to keep what I discovered a secret and what better time to share than this Christmas…

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Stop And Smell The Roses

Last week I had the pleasure of booking into a workshop to experience Rose distillation at Samaria Farm in Moorngag, Victoria, about 3hours from Melbourne.  The place is a rose addict’s paradise, with sprawling rose gardens spread over 22 acres of damask rose orchards, olives groves, citrus and lemon myrtle trees. There was an unmistakable…

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AROMACHOLOGY

It has been said that if there is a conflict between reason and feeling, we as humans, tend to choose feelings. Most of our decisions are led by emotions. Did you know the most powerful link to the sub-conscious is through the sense of smell? The feelings we experience and express from day to day…

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Frankincense

  F R A N K I N C E N S E • TEARS Drops of liquid aromatic gems from the Boswellia trees native to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. I first learnt about Frankincense from the famous Christmas Story as one of the gifts the 3 Wise Men from the east…

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