The Benefits of Geranium Oil

  The Benefits of Geranium Oil There are about 250 naturally growing species of scented geraniums (Pelargonium), most of which are native to South Africa. Geraniums come in many different colors and scents; however, only a few types of geraniums are capable of producing copious, quality essential oil, which is extracted through steam distillation of […]

Ode to Rose Geranium Toner

I am in love with HollyBeth Organics’ Rose Geranium Toner. In fact, it is one of my all-time favorite skin care products, and I won’t leave home without it. Looking for a great-smelling body mist? Need a toner to sooth your skin? Want to keep your makeup in place all day long? How about a rehydrating midday […]

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy History Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines aromatherapy as “the use of natural oils that have a pleasant smell to make a person feel better especially by rubbing the oils into the skin.” The use of essential oils for aromatherapy dates back over 6,000 year ago to Egyptian times, spreading quickly to Israel, Greece, […]

Geranium Leaves

Geranium leaves are some of my favorite aromas. Hence, cooking with geraniums is my thought of the day. Just chop up the leaves and add to cookie batter, pancakes, jams,  jellies or cakes.  Not only are you adding flavor and aroma to the cookies but your house will smell fabulous. Depending on the geranium species, […]

Helichrysum

Helichrysum the Plant Helichrysum, a member of the asteracea family, is a medicinal plant that is native to the Mediterranean. It is grown in dry climates throughout the globe. There are over 600 species of these perennial flowering shrubs. The name comes from Greek, “helios referring to sun and “chrysos” gold. It is also known […]

Atlanta Artisans We Love: Honeycomb Studio

Atlanta Artisans We Love: Honeycomb Studio Meet Courtney Hamill Our city has been blessed with an impressive variety of Atlanta artisans creating unique, hand-crated wares, including Courtney Hamill, creator and owner of Honeycomb Studio, a small-batch porcelain shop located in the Studioplex Lofts (the same creative complex as HollyBeth Organics!). Honeycomb Studio Just walk inside the doors […]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for Her

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for Her – Rose Geranium Candles Valentine’s Day is around the corner: another gift-giving holiday that may leave some of us clueless as to what to give that special someone. If you’re like me, you’ve probably gone the roses and chocolate route every year, which is totally understandable – who […]