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    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jun 5, 2015 9:30:00 AM
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    Essential Oil Feature: Low-linalool New Zealand Lavender

    Those of you with sensitive skin, get ready to rejoice. There’s a special low-linalool lavender Lavandula angustifolia (Avice Hill) essential oil just for you. This low-linalool oil is grown and produced in my native country of New Zealand—so...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 7, 2014 10:08:00 AM
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    Top 5 Ways to Check Quality of Essential Oils: Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectometry (MS), Latin, Organoleptic Testing & Knowing Your Supplier

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published on January 7, 2014, and was updated in June 2016.
     
    How do you ensure that the essential oils you're buying are the best possible quality? Whether you're a Registered Aromatherapist TM or...
    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 6, 2013 12:29:00 PM
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    Quality of Essential Oils: Diluents, Extenders, Synergy…Oh My!

    The Art of Choosing Quality Oils

    Isn't it nice to go wine tasting? If you’re like me, you might choose a family owned vineyard known for organic and responsible farming. When you know exactly where and how the fruit is grown, you're going to get...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Nov 22, 2013 3:52:00 PM
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    Holistic Health at Home: 5 Tips for a Holistic Thanksgiving Holiday

    Can you believe Thanksgiving is next Thursday? Time goes by so quickly, and it can be easy to become overwhelmed with holiday planning. Let me help you by offering five natural tips that will help you celebrate a healthy, happy, and holistic...

    Kelly Johnson /  
    Sep 20, 2013 7:54:00 AM
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    ACHS Lavender Harvest 'Shares the Health'

    This year the lavender flowers grew in hearty through June, as our infamous April showers brought us flowers! At the start of July, our annual You-Pick Lavender event started, bringing with it the spirit of summer!

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Sep 4, 2013 10:08:00 AM
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    Back-to-School Holistic Heath Tips for Busy Parents

    The back-to-school season is in full swing! Here at ACHS, we're gearing up for the start of fall semester, September 16, which is one of our favorite times of year. Starting a new academic year brings with it all those memories of being a kid...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    May 24, 2013 4:00:00 PM
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    Memorial Day Wellness: Homemade Lavender Lemonade & Spa Water

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Sep 25, 2012 3:31:00 PM
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    Sharing Holistic Health Content: Netiquette

    BY Erika Yigzaw, American College of Healthcare Sciences Chief Institutional Officer

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