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Thyme: One Plant - So Many Expressions

Posted by Jonathan Hinde on 13th Dec 2019

Everyone wants it to be July or August when they visit Provence. At this time the lavender harvest is in full swing, the yellowish soil has been baked to a dry crustiness like a loaf of wholemea … read more
Three stages to understand Lavandin

Three stages to understand Lavandin

Posted by Jonathan Hinde on 13th Dec 2019

It sometimes seems that our understanding of Lavandin can go through three stages.The first is to see it as a type of Lavender. This is completely understandable because it has an aroma which is disti … read more

Getting to know a new essential oil

Posted by Jonathan Hinde on 7th Jun 2017

Ok. There's a new oil in town, and you're not sure why, but you feel attracted to it. Maybe it is the aroma, maybe the name, where it's from, or you've had a look at the main chemical compoun … read more

Strange Tales from the Men's Locker Room

Posted by Jonathan Hinde on 7th Jun 2017

The aroma in the men's changing room at the fitness club where I go isn't something I particularly want you to have to imagine.At the most acceptable end of the scale are some fairly unpleasant and … read more