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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 as well as 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

Bergamot – fine skincare

Bruise Juice, the Healing Oil

Cardamom, the plant and the oil

Carnation, or Clove Pink – perfumery and uses

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

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

Douglas-Fir – tree and essential oil in aromatherapy

Fuchsia – American medicine

Ginger root and oil ~ and uses

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.

Marjoram – a sweeter cousin to Oregano

NASTURTIUM – A garden plant with many uses.

MYRTLE ~ about the plant, uses, essential oil

Natural Perfumery at Home


Orange & Blood Orange oil and Uses – Includes Herbal uses

Peppermint herb and essential oil

PINE & Pine Oil & Resin Uses

Ravintsara – a Confusing oil

Rose Oil – Uses of absolute, oil and herb

Rosemary – Herb and Essential oil – uses

Smell ~ Scent and Smelling

Turmeric – the herb, uses, and CO2 extract

Violets – Herbs and Perfume

Wintergreen ~ plant and oil background and uses.

Yuzu – To Scent and to Savor