Françoise Rapp

Understanding Essential Oils and How to Use Them Safely

Close your eyes and imagine yourself standing in a field of lavender, the sweet scent enveloping you in a blanket of calmness. Or you may recall the refreshing scent of peppermint, which can awaken the senses and improve focus. These scents come from essential oils, which have been used for centuries for their therapeutic properties. […]

Aromachology, the link between emotions and smell

A Whiff of Aromachology: Unraveling the Science of Scents Picture this: you’re strolling through a bustling market and suddenly hit with a familiar scent. It transports you back to your grandmother’s kitchen, where she’s baking your favorite cookies. Just like that, you’re enveloped in a warm embrace of memories, emotions, and perhaps even a touch […]

Olfaction: The Power of Scent and Memory

olfaction our power sense

Have you ever caught a whiff of a familiar scent that instantly transported you back to a cherished memory? Our sense of smell, or olfaction, is a powerful and often underappreciated aspect of the human experience, capable of triggering solid emotions and altering behavior. How Does Olfaction Work? Our noses are equipped with the olfactory […]

Winter Best Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

winter natural perfumery

Arthur Rimbaud once said, “I dread winter because it is the season of comfort!” At first glance, this might seem like an oxymoron—how could anyone find comfort in the harshness of winter? But for those who know how to nurture themselves naturally and effectively, winter becomes a time of quiet reflection, personal growth, and preparation […]