Articles by Joie Power, Ph.D.

Rosemary Essential Oil (Tunisia)
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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Rosemary Essential Oil – In-Depth

ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL In-Depthby Dr. Joie Power, PhD. KNOW YOUR ESSENTIAL OILS: ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL In-Depth – Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), also known as compass plant, is a bushy evergreen shrub with small blue flowers and rather stiff branches covered with highly aromatic, needle-like foliage. Native to the Mediterranean region, this versatile plant is familiar to cooks, gardeners and herbalists around the world. The genus Rosmarinus contains two…

clary sage essential oil
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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Clary Sage Essential Oil – In-Depth

CLARY SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL In-Depth by Dr. Joie Power, PhD. KNOW YOUR ESSENTIAL OILS:  Note: All information on this page, above and below, is provided for educational interest only. Nothing here is intended to make claims for our product “Clary Sage Essential Oil”. Your experiences with an essential oil may differ from anyone else’s experiences. No information…

Marjoram Essential Oil
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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Marjoram Essential Oil – In-Depth

Know Your Essential Oils: Marjoram Essential Oil In-Depth* You probably know sweet marjoram from its use in cooking and you may have grown this short, bushy perennial in your herb garden. The small white to purplish pink flowers attract hordes of bees and butterflies, making a patch of marjoram a delightful spot to pull up…

Rose Geranium Essential Oil (Rose)
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Joie Power, Ph.D.

The botany of Rose Geranium and its essential oil

Understanding where your Rose Geranium essential oil comes from can be confusing because Mother nature has created chaos by allowing plants from the various species of Pelargonium to interbreed freely and produce many very similar hybrids. Botanists have increased that chaos by going wild with their naming and renaming of all the species and hybrids…

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Joie Power, Ph.D.

The Subtle Effects of Essential Oils: Are They Real?

Aromatherapists have long claimed that essential oils are able to initiate and support changes in moods and attitudes in ways that can sometimes have transformative effects on people’s lives. These phenomena are sometimes referred to as “subtle effects” or “energetic effects,” and they have received considerable attention from some prominent authors in the fields of…

Essential Oils for Summer Artisan Aromatics
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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Summer Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for the Season of “Fire”

Classical Chinese Medicine deems Summer the season of “Fire,” and maintains that it can increase susceptibility to fiery aggravations of the mind, body and spirit.  Here’s how you can use a holistic approach and essential oils to help avoid some of those  imbalances. Review of Five Element Theory: Last year, I published the first article…

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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Aromatherapy and Emotions

One of the central claims of aromatherapy is that scents can affect mood and evoke memories. If the smell of baking cookies, a smoky campfire, or a lover’s favorite perfume have ever transported you back in time, calling up long-forgotten events and feelings, then you have experienced the powerful association between aromas, emotions, and memories….

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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Winter Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for the Season of “Water”

Have you ever wondered how to use aromatherapy in the cooler, winter season? Last year, I published two articles in my new series about Classical Chinese Medicine and aromatherapy, Essential Oils for Late Summer and Autumn. In these articles I gave a brief explanation of the Five Element Theory that forms the basis of Classical…

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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Winter Skin Care with Essential Oils [Infographic]

Anyone who experiences the discomfort of dry skin learns the importance of skin care. What many don’t know is that you don’t need a store-bought lotion to keep your skin moisturized. In fact, since ancient times all over the world, vegetable oils and natural aromatics have been the primary saviors for dry skin. Some people…

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