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, […]

rosemary

The history of rosemary dates to the fifth millennium B.C. Legend says rosemary grows where you can hear the sea thus the name rosamrinus in Latin or sea dew. Rosemary has been used in religious ceremonies, weddings, and funerals. It was burned in Europe to ward off evil spirits and epidemics. It was thought to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ingredients

Pure, honest, simple and USDA-Certified organic ingredients are the secret to HollyBeth Organics’ pampering, nutritive and effective skin care line. Harnessing the curative, therapeutic and aromatic powers of organic essential oils, organic butters, waxes, seed and nut oils, every ingredient in HollyBeth’s collection is grown from the earth, not concocted in a lab. The combination […]