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Essential Oils Safety

AWP 036: Phototoxic Essential Oils

Jan. 3, 2019

In today’s episode, I cover an important topic that can make a huge difference in your experience of using essential oils on your skin. I talk about: How using certain oils followed by exposure to UV light can damage the ski…

Chemistry Essential Oils

AWP 035: Chemical Families Deep Dive - Part 2

Jan. 26, 2018

❤️ If you enjoy this podcast, feel free to support the production and get receive even more aromatic wisdom check out my Patreon page! ❤️ In today’s episode, Liz continues from Podcast Episode 034 …

Chemistry Essential Oils

AWP 034: Chemical Families Deep Dive Part 1

Jan. 18, 2018

❤️ If you enjoy this podcast, feel free to support the production and get receive even more aromatic wisdom check out my Patreon page! ❤️ In this episode, Liz dives into 5 different essential oil c…

Chemistry Essential Oils

AWP 033: What is an Essential Oil GC/MS Report?

Jan. 11, 2018

In today’s episode, you’ll learn what an essential oil GC/MS report is and the importance of having one for each essential oil that you're working with; especially if you're doing therapeutic or medicinal blending. Enjoy the…

Chemistry Essential Oils

AWP 032: Essential Oil Chemical Families

Jan. 4, 2018

❤️ If you enjoy this podcast, feel free to support the production and get even more aromatic wisdom here: ❤️ In today’s episode, you'll learn the basics of what an essential oil chemical family is …


AWP 031: We Have a New Business!

Nov. 23, 2017

In today’s show, I share the exciting new business my husband and I took over from Ann Harman who took it over from the amazing Jeanne Rose! What an incredible legacy! Enjoy the podcast! It is my sincere hope that you will f…

Distillation Hydrosols

AWP 029: Advanced Distillation Workshop in Spokane, WA

Jan. 13, 2017

Liz shares about an experience she had in October, 2016 when she took part in a remarkable program called Advanced Distillation Workshop at the Bozarth Mansion in Spokane, Washington. In this show, Liz shares about teachers…


AWP 028: Goal Sustainability and Other Musings

Jan. 6, 2017

Liz shares how she is tweaking the Aromatic Wisdom Podcast to make it more manageable and sustainable for her, and invites her listeners to look at their own lives to see if what they are doing is sustainable. Liz also sha…

Essential Oils

AWP 027: Ravensara vs. Ravintsara: What is the Difference?

Sept. 22, 2016

This podcast is all about 2 different essential oils that sound the same. Ravensara and Ravintsara. Travel with me (virtually of course) to the lush tropical island of Madagascar to hear about these essential oils that come …

Emotional Support Essential Oils

AWP 025: Essential Oils for Grief, Transition and Letting Go

Aug. 11, 2016

In this episode, Liz shares her insights and thoughts on grief and the many varied situations and experiences that can send us into a state of grief. If you or someone you know is in a stage of having to let go, you’ll find …

Children Essential Oils Hydrosols

AWP 024: Safe Aromatherapy for Children

July 21, 2016

In this week’s show, I cover a lot of information related to how to safely and effectively use essential oils with children. In this episode I cover essential oil safety, what to use with kids, how much to use and some crea…

Essential Oils

AWP 023: Best Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

April 7, 2016

Today's Ask Liz question comes from Ahsamon in Portland, Oregon who wrote and asked about the best essential oils to address the discomfort of menstrual cramps. In this episode you will learn: What causes menstrual cramps S…

Essential Oils

AWP 022: 5 Species of Lavender - Botanical Names Explained!

March 24, 2016

In today’s episode, we'll first take a look at the importance of understanding botanical taxonomy and nomenclature and what that even means! Then you'll learn about five different species of Lavender plants and the essentia…

Emotional Support Essential Oils

AWP 021: Depression Relief with Aromatherapy

Feb. 4, 2016

In today's episode, I talk about depression; what it is, how we get it, and the symptoms of major depression. I'll share my own story of facing a daunting episode of depression last year, and how I used essential oils and ot…


AWP 020: Uncommon Scents Movie: Let's Hit the Goal Together!

Jan. 28, 2016

Last September I spoke with Kristina Bauer and Angela Ehmke, Executive Producers of the groundbreaking aromatherapy documentary called, Uncommon Scents. We chatted about this amazing venture in Episode 17. Recently we spoke …

Emotional Support Essential Oils

AWP 019: Three Sacred Resins: Frankincense, Myrrh and Opopanax

Dec. 24, 2015

This week we take a look at three very special aromatic resins. Two are highly associated with Christmas; Frankincense and Myrrh, but listen as Liz shares about Opopanax, a lesser known resin, and how Liz believes it could …

Emotional Support Essential Oils

AWP 018: Holiday Stress Relief with Essential Oils and Affirmations

Dec. 10, 2015

In this week’s show, Liz shares the six most common sources of stress during the holiday season. She will offer positive affirmations tailored for each stressor as well as an essential oil blend to help you manage your stres…


AWP 017: "Uncommon Scents Movie" An Interview with the Executive Producers

Nov. 26, 2015

"Uncommon Scents" is a groundbreaking new project - an aromatherapy documentary currently in pre-production. This exciting film will provide a unique insight into the field of aromatherapy and address the many sides to our i…

Energetics Essential Oils

AWP 016: Creating a Sacred Space with Essential Oils

Nov. 5, 2015

This week we turn out attention to the subtle and energetic properties of essential oils as Liz explains what a sacred space is, why it is important to have one and what essential oils to use to support your special sacred s…

Chemistry Hydrosols

AWP 015: What are Hydrosols? Five Ways They Can Help with Allergy Relief

Sept. 17, 2015

Hydrosol, also known as distillate water or hydrolat, is the water that remains under the thin layer of essential oil after the distillation process. Hydrosols contain many of the benefits of essential oils but in a more sub…

Chemistry Essential Oils Respiratory Support

AWP 014: 1,8 Cineole Essential Oils for Respiratory Health

Sept. 10, 2015

Continuing with this month's theme of Respiratory Health, in Episode 14 you'll learn all about the essential oils that are high in the rockstar molecule called 1,8 cineole. Discover how the 1,8 cineole essential oils can hav…

Essential Oils Respiratory Support

AWP 013: Ragweed and Mold Allergies: Essential Oils to the Rescue!

Sept. 3, 2015

Fall is infamous for triggering seasonal allergies. But do you know what exactly is causing your body to be flooded with histamines, making your nose run and eyes itch? Find out in today's podcast episode! Listen as Clinic…

Children DIY Recipe Essential Oils

AWP 012: College Freshman Aromatherapy Survival Kit

Aug. 27, 2015

Going to college for the first time is an exciting new chapter in the life of any young person. However, that chapter can also be laced with homesickness, stress, long hours on the computer and stinky roommates. In this epi…

DIY Recipe Essential Oils

AWP 011: Essential Oils for a Good Night's Sleep

Aug. 20, 2015

In this episode, Liz shares five of her favorite essential oils to help invite sleep so you can rest, restore and reboot! What You Will Hear in Episode 11: How Lack of Sleep Affects Immunity How Much Sleep is Necessary for F…