Stress and Your Skin

Stress, both psychological and physical can lead to skin problems. Stress has been found to aggravate psoriasis, rosacea and eczema as well as cause hives and rashes.  Much of this is due to elevation of the stress hormone cortisol. Most importantly, studies have...

Hiking the Superstitions

I spent some formative years in Arizona going to college at NAU and became quite attached to the desert and the canyons. I don’t get back there often so when I heard the 2017 United States Lavender Conference would be held in Phoenix I was elated! The conference...

Summer on the Farm

Summers are quite busy for us here at Colorado Aromatics. We are busy growing, harvesting, drying, processing herbs and getting them on the shelf for storage for making extracts the rest of the year. Many of the herbs though are distilled to make the watery extract...