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How to Use Your Garden Lavender

It’s lavender season and at this time of year I get many questions from home gardeners wondering how they can use their lavender. I’ll show you 6 ways you can use lavender from your garden. Types of Lavender There are two main types of lavender that are grown in home...
Growing Herbs Naturally for People and Planet

Growing Herbs Naturally for People and Planet

It’s World Environment Day, the day each year that the UN has held in celebration, conversation, and action for our shared home since 1974. Today, around the world, we reflect on our environmental impact and work on projects to protect our planet from pollution,...

Irish / Celtic Herbs

In Celebration of St. Patricks Day this week I wanted to write about Irish or Celtic Herbs. Herbs have been used in all cultures for food, medicine and ritual probably since the beginning of time. Each culture or civilization of course having their own favorites....

Brand Ambassadors / Influencers Wanted

Share Your Love of Cultivated Skin Care Are you wanting to share your love of Colorado Aromatics Cultivated Skin Care with friends? We’d love to have you join our family and be an inspiration for others. We are looking for individuals to spread the word about...

Four Pillars of Holistic Skin Care

What is Holistic Skin Care At Colorado Aromatics, we promote holistic skin care and have been working with local esthetic schools to teach holistic skin care. But it is not just for in the spa, you can practice holistic skin care at home.  The term holistic comes...

Medicinal Herbs in Skin Care on the Radio!

Last week I had the pleasure of being a guest on Here’s to Your Health Radio show hosted by Josh Lane. We talked about the benefits of using medicinal herbs in skin care products; particularly, Colorado Aromatics skin care products. We also talked about our...

Fire Cider / Four Thieves Blend Tonic

Four Thieves / Fire Cider Both Four Thieves Blend and Fire Cider are traditionally used by herbalists for winter health. Both recipes allow for variations and I like to make some version of these in the fall. You don’t have to use a recipe, but use what you have....

Skin Care Tips and Products for Gardeners

How does your skin look after a summer of gardening and other outdoor activities? Your skin could probably use a little TLC right now. As a gardener (or farmer) you are prone to dry skin, sunburn, skin irritations, and nicks and lesions to the skin, even puncture...

Cultivating Stillness

Cultivating or connecting with stillness can be a challenge with all the emotions, stress and distractions of life. But it is important for my mental health. It gives me perspective and recharges me. I am not the kind that can sit and ‘do nothing’ for 15 minutes as...

The Lure of Lavender

At some point in my life I was pulled by the lure of lavender. I got in my head that I wanted to grow lavender have a lavender and herb farm. It seemed a bucolic lifestyle to help balance the scientific/lab oriented lifestyle I had and I was easily lured. And although...