It started when I quit smoking about a year ago... The ambient smells of the world, previously muted and subtle, began to scream up my nostrils. Cedars' sap, lavender's aura, the sweat of that guy ahead of me in line at the grocery store, that dumpster again. The world suddenly smelt interesting (always) and terrible (often). And boy, was I anxious. I turned to the study of essential oils and aromatherapy, and replaced the long hours spent smoking with luxurious salt baths.
Now, according to my 'quit smoking' app, I haven't smoked a cigarette for 500,684 minutes. Tick, tick... who's counting? I've learned a lot about essential oils in the process of dropping that bad but compelling habit. For awhile, I hid away in my house, all diffusers blaring. I dog-eared the Valerie Ann Worwood's usually grounded, occasionally flighty classic: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy. That was me in the apothecary with three droppers to my nose.
Through this journey I became a Smell Person. And, now I feel ready to share. I am excited to introduce the first product I am offering on my olfactory journey: Siren Soak, A seductive, heady mix. Here it is: