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Lots of interesting stuff to read about animal wellness, essential oils, hydrosols, and all the things we love

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Stress & Animal Wellness

Understanding the role of stress is one of the first principles of the Animal PsychAromatica Wellness System. If your animal is not well and happy you can guarantee there is...

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Geranium essential oil/hydrosol

Geranium Bourbon (Pelargonium graveolens) Geranium is produced in several countries but that coming from the Reunion Islands is far superior in fragrance and complexity. The first fragrance note of Geranium...

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Autumnal notes on cypress

I can’t believe it’s already the middle of October! But here it is, autumn is upon us. That time of soft melancholy and heartbreaking beauty. This is the time of...

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Lentisk essential oil/hydrosol

Lentisk Pistacia lentiscus Commonly known as mastic or lentisk, this large shrub/small tree is widespread around the Mediterranean basin,  Iberian peninsula and most famously Crete. The plant flowers in spring...

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Flora the Foxhound

The safest and most effective way to use essential oils with animals is to use applied zoopharmacognosy. Or in simpler terms, to allow your animals to self-select the aromatics they...

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Learning with animals

And on the Eighth Day! I often mull over the fact that with our animals we play God, creating them in our own likeness: the nervous rider whose horse jumps...

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Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is simple and unassuming, but so useful, and at the moment it seems to be everyone's favourite. The horses surprised me by selecting it this weekend when...

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