Barcelona Photoblog: Ambient Essential Oil

Monday, February 28, 2011

Ambient Essential Oil

Ambient Essence Oil [enlarge]

Ambient essential oils used in aromatherapy for uplifting the spirit and the mind vary in scents and colors, extracted as they are from different parts of a plant be it leaf, seed, wood, root, flower or resin among others. They have been part of alternative medicine and folk wisdom since time immemorial. That is why, it is not rare to find scented oil stands in medieval fairs around Catalonia, like this one in Vic, Osona (Barcelona Province). Here is an interesting article: Making Medieval Style Scented Oils and Waters


  1. Siempre me han gustado mucho las fotos con el mismo motivo y muchos colores y la tuya me encanta!

  2. Can't enjoy the smells, but the colours make a terrific photo.

  3. I love this beautiful, deeply colored photo. It is delicious-looking, and I am sure it is delicious-smelling.

    I wrote a poem about perfume here. It was for a prompt that asked us to use those crazy word verification things we all see when we sign onto comments, etc. Turned out to be one of my favorite poems, even if it is imaginary!

  4. I guess the smell in there was a little bit too much?



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