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JeanneRose-blog.com is about the art and uses of herbs and aromatics, bathing and Spa care, aromatherapy, and essential oils. Each addition will discuss in detail one or two aspects of these subjects.  I discuss the history, background, naming, chemistry, properties, and uses of each of the named herbs and oils and my personal use, how it fits into my background, and maybe even a limerick or two.


Angelica ~ root and leaf uses and history

ARNICA CO2 with Sunflower

BAY Laurel – an ancient tree with modern uses.

the BATH, BATHING FOR HEALTH with Aromatic oils and herbs, and More!

Bergamot – fine skincare

Bruise Juice, the Healing Oil ~ How to Make It

CALENDULA a mighty aid to skincare and all your herbal needs.

Cardamom, the plant, and the oil

Carnation, or Clove Pink – perfumery and uses

CEDARwood – A profile of the true Cedar tree

Chamomile, German – the oil is blue, and both herb and oil have many uses

Chamomile, Roman ~ A history and background of both herb and oil have many uses

CHAMPACA – portrait of a fragrant flower

Cinnamon bark and leaf ~ their history, background, and uses.

CISTUS – Labdanum, a plant with an ancient history

Clementine – the fruit and how to use it and the oil

CORIANDER & CILANTRO ~ 2 names for the same plant

CUMIN seed and plant – 5000 years of uses

Douglas-Fir – tree and essential oil in aromatherapy

ELEMI resin, plant, and Essential Oil

Fuchsia – American medicine

Ginger root and oil ~ and uses

GRAND FIR – best scent of the Fir trees and easy to use

GRAPEFRUIT ~ a fruit to eat and an oil to use

Helichrysum – the essential oil

HINOKI – cypress – essential oil and uses


JASMINE – the plant and its Scent

Juniper berry ~ about the plant and the essential oil

Lemon ~ peel oil and fruit • Uses

Lemon Balm & Lemon Verbena • Uses & Distillation Notes.

LIME peel and fruit ~ Uses and History

Mandarin and Tangerine ~ the same but so different

Marjoram – a sweeter cousin to Oregano

Massoia ~ a coconut-smelling perfume and product oil

MASTIC ~ the resin, the plant, the essential oil

NASTURTIUM – A garden plant with many uses.

NEROLI ~ a flower to enjoy for perfume to heal your mind and body

MYRTLE ~ about the plant, uses, essential oil

Natural Perfumery at Home


Orange & Blood Orange oil and Uses – Includes Herbal uses

OREGANO/Marjoram ~ the names of confusion

ORRIS root – the perfect floral smell of powder for Perfume

PALMAROSA herb and essential oil – Smell the power of grass in a blend

Peppermint herb and essential oil

PINE & Pine Oil & Resin Uses

PLAI & TEA TREE Oil and their Uses.

Ravintsara – a Confusing oil

Rose Oil – Uses of absolute, oil and herb

Rosemary – Herb and Essential oil – uses

Smell ~ Scent and Smelling

SPEARMINT – the herbs, uses, and growing (this is NOT Peppermint)

THYME – simple but so complex, add this to my book information

Turmeric – the herb, uses, and CO2 extract

USNEA – A Lichen

VANILLA, the History, and Uses of this Favorite Flavor

Vetiver & Vetivert and all its uses and background.

Violets – Herbs and Perfume

Wintergreen ~ plant and oil background and uses.

Ylang-Ylang ~ A powerful perfumery flower

Yuzu – To Scent and to Savor