An idea for a calming perfume 🙂
To finish off the end of the summer perfume series, I came up with an original composition based on the works of St. Hildegarde of Bingen. For those not familiar with her, St. Hildegarde was a 12th century German mystic who wrote prolifically on a variety of subjects. She also has musical works attributed to her. Pope John Paul II named her a Father of the Church. One of her books, Physica, recommends a potpourri of rose and sage to “calm and quiet a troubled mind and soul”. You can just make a potpourri and keep it on your desk, (a recommendation from a friend of mine who swears it helps office tension) or you could wear this lovely fragrance. I came up with this recipe.
I put two fresh roses from my garden (I grow knock-out roses) along with two fresh sage leaves in a clean…
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