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LINKS and Resources


MY old website Yellowstar*Essentials Web  (still working with lots of info)

New flash website; Yellowstar *Essentials


Recommended Links:

  • AGORA – The Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archives (AGORA) is a dynamic, growing resource for noncommercial aromatherapy information. Many individuals within the aromatherapy community have freely contributed information to the AGORA project.
  • Alliance of International Aromatherapists – The Alliance of International Aromatherapists is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting skilled, responsible uses of essential oils. They serve aromatherapists, healthcare providers and the public.
  • American Botanical Council – Excellent source for herbal information.
  • Aromatic Plant Project – A non-profit aromatherapy, organic hydrosol and essential oil education organization supporting American agriculture.
  • Dr. Z’s Essential Oils Database – An A-Z guide to empower you with the tools that you need to use essential oils safely and effectively.

AGORA The Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archives is a unique non-commercial, website, contributed to by about eighty people world-wide, who are working to promote the serious, intelligent and SAFE use of essential oils for healing the body, mind and spirit,
The various pages on this website are hosted in different places,internationally, reflecting the worldwide nature of the interest and participation in aromatherapy. The origin of this project came from a dream of Michel Vanhove, who hosts this homepage.

The Guide to Aromatherapy. A non-commercial site with just about everything you need to know about aromatherapy and essential oils.

Martin Watt’ Pages. Publications and CDs on essential oils, herbs, beauty & referenced safety data. Articles exposing trade hype.

Martin Watt’s reviews of aromatherapy and related books.

The Lavender Cat An educational site on aromatherapy for cats – and their people.

Cyber CanineMundo L.L.C .. quality organic products for dogs.

Aroma Tours – Aromatic Journeys Worldwide
Unique aromatic tours, study retreats and women’s retreats to France, Turkey, Bali and Australia. The Rose Fields and Spice Markets of Turkey, the Lavender Fields of France, perfumery, gardens, villages, aromatherapy, gourmet cooking classes, ancient sites, temples, massages, fine food & wines….

Dr. Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases on chemical constituents of plants

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

QuackWatch Reviews

Click here to see the latest research about how candles with Essential Oils kill bacteria.

Aromatherapy Groups I Recommend:

Aromatherapy For Everyone — Discussion of Aromatherapy:

Oils & Herbs – Discussion of Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Herbs, Natural Living, etc:

Natural Perfumery … Discussion on the creation of perfumes from Natural Products
Organic Homesteading and Gardening … A very large group with lots of good information on Organic Gardening and related subjects


If you’re looking to purchase oils  I recommend the following suppliers: as they are the only suppliers I have found that offer true therapeutic grade or top notch essential oils.

Mountain Rose Herbs: (I an an affiliate)

Oshandhi. (I’m not an affiliate)

Bella Mira (I’m an affiliate)

Liberty Naturals (not an affiliate)

NaturesGift (not an affiliate)

Others that I’m NOT affiliated with:

The company that has the best essential oils for the money, with natural healing qualities and no additives or adulterating, and ethics about oil production is Native American Nutritionals:

Read here for why:

If you love Young Living Oils or are a Young Living Distributor try Bella Mira therapeutic grade essential oils ..test for yourself the difference…you will receive a discounted price if you are already a distributor w/YL.

For Young Living Oils: If you would like to receive a discount on therapeutic grade essential oils just sign up at Young Living and use my Young Living Distributor # 1064822

OR see



Also, NewDirectionsAromatics is a great place for essential oils;

NDA coupon code; (New Directions Aromatics)

The coupon is 19559 – it has no expiry but can only be used once. – offers a large selection of 1,750+ natural ingredients used in skin care, hair care, cosmeceutical applications, massage, aromatherapy, spa products and herbal preparations. FNWL also offers a large selection of packaging supplies, bath accessories, natural body scrubs, books and equipment.


List of some cool links:


great aromatherapy supplies  Mountain Rose Herbs:

Also, Mountain Rose Herbs offers wonderful organic ingredients!!!!

If you love Young Living Oils or are a Young Living Distributor try
Bella Mira therapeutic grade essential oils ..
test for yourself the difference…you will receive a discounted price if you are already a distributor w/YL.

Mountain Rose Herbs. A herbs, health and harmony c – offers a large selection of 1,750+ natural ingredients used in skin care, hair care, cosmeceutical applications, massage, aromatherapy, spa products and herbal preparations. FNWL also offers a large selection of packaging supplies, bath accessories, natural body scrubs, books and equipment.

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Aromatherapy Blogs & Journals


NAHA Aromatherapy Journal, the quarterly journal of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy
includes articles by the world’s leading aromatherapists as well as
info on aromatherapy, essential oils and related subjects. Visit the NAHA site for complete info.

Aromatherapy Today
is Australia’s International journal published quarterly and featuring
all aspects of aromatherapy. The Editorial Board ensures each article
is researched and referenced. Each issue profiles an individual
essential oil, includes case studies, product info and international
conference information.

Aromatherapy Associations

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy
(established in 1991) is the oldest and largest non-profit educational
organization devoted to Aromatherapy in the United States. We are not
affiliated with any business interest. We are primarily interested in
promoting and using essential oils for health and healing purposes. We
are a resource clearing house for ideas and information about
aromatherapy. We publish a quarterly journal, NAHA Aromatherapy
Journal, which includes articles by the world’s leading
aromatherapists. Click the name link above to go to the site. NAHA Administrative Office 3327 W. Indian Trail Rd., 144 Spokane, WA 99208Phone: 888-ASK-NAHA 509-325-3419Email: info@naha.orgAromatics in ActionWe are aromatherapy professionals who desire to set a standard of
excellence in the education and practice of our profession. We invite
those of like mind and intention to join with us.International Aromatherapists & Tutors Association (IATA)International Aromatherapists & Tutors Association is a government
registered non-profit organization whose goal is excellence and
professionalism in Aromatherapy.IATA 268 Lakeshore Road East, Suite 226 Oakville, ON L6J 7S4Phone: 905-822-9603 Fax: 905-822-0856 Email: Aromanet@msn.comAromatherapy Registration Council (“ARC”). The first National Examination in Aromatherapy was held on December 2,
2000 in testing centers across the USA and Canada. You can obtain
information about the ARC and the ARC Aromatherapy Registration

Aromatherapy Interests
United Aromatherapy Effort Inc

The United Aromatherapy Effort, Inc. is a non-profit organization born
out of the September 11th tragedy. The mission of the UAE is a collection
and distribution of aromatherapy products thru emergency response teams
such as the Carolina Emergency Response Massage team (CERMT). During
five deployments to New York (November to March, 2001) the UAE/CERMT
Team distributed over $5000 worth of donated aromatherapy products and
performed over 3000 chair massages in relief centers, counselling
centers, and FDNY firehouses. Twenty two firehouses in Manhattan,
Bronx, and Brooklyn were adopted and set up with aromatherapy supplies
through the Adopt-A-Station Program. Visit the site for complete info,
pictures, audio testimonials! Sign the guest book! UAE was re-activated
summer 2004 after Florida was affected by four hurricanes, then
Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the California Fires of 2007. Please
visit the site and help however you can.

Great Aromatherapy Linksother informative aromatherapy links

and Other Resources & Suppliers
Martin Watt’s, Aromatherapy publications and training services page provides a wealth of information about the aromatherapy trade, education, and safety issues.

The Aromatherapist
is one of my favorite oil lines. They carry the widest selection of
organic and wildcrafted oils of the finest quality. They are available
in the USA and Canada.Please visit their sites:




Other great  places to buy essential oils:

Bella Mira Therapeutic Grade essential oils

This site sells Mira Bella Essential Oils…..they are the same quality if not better than Young Living Oils

Other favorite USA resources are Michael Alexander’s Whole Spectrum/ Essential Products of America, Tampa, Florida .
The BEST aromatherapy suppliers contributed to the UAE after the
tragedy, follow the link above to the Special Thanks page of that site
and support those companies and people.

SKS Bottle & Packaging, IncSKS Bottle & Packaging, Inc,  offers a large selection of packaging great for a wide range of aromatherapy products including aromatherapy diffusers, glass and plastic bottles and jars and metal tins.

Sunburst Bottles. Also offers a large selection of packaging perfect for aromatherapy and more!

The Guide To Aromatherapy
by Graham Sorenson is full of great information and contains the “Book
List”. There are currently over 190 books on the list! Another great
place to start!

The RDT White Paper
© Barber, K., Gagnon-Warr, J., November 25, 2001, revised May 12, 2002.
The following may be reproduced and distributed without the permission
of the authors. This white paper is intended to educate the consumer of
essential oils and practices which they may be exposed to in their
explorations. While there is a sense that because it is “natural”, they
are safe”, this paper is intended to give you information about a
practice promoted within one company. In addition an informative expose
on the owner of the company in question, Dr. Steven Barrett’s Quackwatch

The Fragrant Harvest: Exploring India’s Aromatic Traditions,
by Christopher McMahon is a wealth of information, including journals
exploring India’s ancient and modern fragrance industry, aromatherapy
links, perfumery and essential oils, fragrant Indian flowers and rare
and exotic botanicals. Check this site out!

Miscellaneous Links

Not just aromatherapy…..

Informative, Interesting and Fun Links – Eco-friendly products and services

Health and Safety Information on Household Products (what’s in the products you’re using?)


Affiliates’s Deals

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Associations and Organizations

Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association – Canadian trade association for the personal care products industry.

Cosmetic Ingredient Review
– Reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in
an unbiased and expert manner, and openly publishes results.

Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association – The leading U.S. trade association for the personal care products industry.

Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association – The trade association for the UK cosmetic and personal care industry.

Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild – A professional trade association promoting the handcrafted soap industry.

International Fragrance Association – An organization for the development and advancement of the fragrance industry.

The Fragrance Foundation The non-profit educational arm of the international fragrance industry.

Soap Making Supplies

Liberty Natural Products – Offers botanical ingredients including soap making base oils, essential oils, soap making supplies, herbs and spices.

Shay and Co. – Distributor of soap making base oils, exotic butters and miscellaneous supplies.


Alameda Packaging – Offers containers and packaging for personal care products.

E.D. Luce Packaging – Offers a variety of glass and plastic containers.

Glerup-Revere – Packaging supplies for the gift industry.

Nashville Wraps – America’s source for gift packaging products.

Specialty Bottle Supply – Offers a selection of bottles, jars and plastic containers.

Sunburst Bottle Co. – Offers glass and plastic bottles, jars and other containers suitable for handmade bath salts, bath oils, lotions and more.


Cosmetic & Personal Care Packaging – Covering the cosmetic packaging industry.

Happi – Covering soaps, detergents, cosmetics, toiletries, waxes and polishes.

Soap Wire – Newswire for the handmade soap, toiletry and cosmetic industry.

Reference Resources

Cosmetic Handbook
– US FDA’s handbook outlining regulatory requirements for marketing cosmetics in the United States.

Cosmetic Labeling Manual – US FDA’s requirements for labeling of cosmetics marketed in the United States.

Cosmetics and Toiletries Ingredient Labeling – The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions requirements under the Trade Practices Act.

Guide to Consumer Packaging and Labeling
– Outline of Canadian packaging and labeling requirements.

Soap Making Books – Popular and informative titles from well known soap makers and authors.

Soap Making Glossary – Soap making terms, definitions and acronyms.

UK Patent Office – Official website of the UK Patent and Trademark office.

U.S. Copyright Office – Office of public record for copyright registration and information.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Official website of the United States Patent and Trademark office.



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