Vetiver

Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides or Vetiveria zizanioides) is a grass that is grown in Réunion, Comoro and Java for its essential oil. The oil is steam distilled from the plant’s roots.…

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Cinnamon Essential Oil

Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil is steam distilled from the bark of the cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum. The bark oil is generally preferred over Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil.…

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Roman Chamomile

I chose Roman chamomile for the Titch Haven logo (that’s right – it’s not a daisy!) as this oil has beautiful calming properties. I thought it was the perfect representation…

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Positive Thinking

Why 'positive thinking' can actually be working against you to feel happy. In modern society, we are trained to 'think positive'. Expressing our 'negative' emotions is often frowned upon and…

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Fir Essential Oil

With Christmas around the corner, what better time is there to discuss the fir essential oils! Fir trees differ from pine and spruce as their needles are flat and grow…

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What is Aromatherapy?

'Aroma' refers to smell, and 'therapy' means treatment for health - so 'aromatherapy' can be thought of as using smells as a treatment. In modern times, the term 'aromatherapy' has…

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