Books to Mexico

This morning, thanks to the efforts of Sandy Guevara, a student at the courses I gave in Mexico, a large box of books set off for Mexico City. Sandy coordinated all the requests for copies of "Libre Elección". Without her tremendous help it would probably have proved difficult to organise everyone. Thank you, Sandy!  

By |2019-08-19T14:07:43+02:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Copper Still

No excuse now! With this beautiful copper still I hope to be able to distill some essential oils from the plants available in the garden. I had been toying with this idea for some  time but yesterday we bit the bullet and went searching. As these still have traditionally been used for distilling "mountain dew" [...]

By |2019-07-23T15:49:12+02:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Launch Online Certification Course

The Online Certification Course in Zoopharmacognosy will become available in September. The exact date will be posted nearer the time. Preparation of all the teaching material for the the eight modules and fifty-one lessons covering the practical side of holding a session as well as botany, the basic science of essential oils, theories of zoopharmacognosy [...]

By |2019-06-19T17:33:01+02:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New Book Just Out!

My book about essential oils and other substances that animals frequently choose in zoopharmacognosy sessions has just been  released. The book is in Spanish, but I wanted to share this news with you all. There are virtually no books in Spanish on this subject so I hope that "Libre Elección" (Free Choice) will help to [...]

By |2019-05-16T13:15:38+02:00May 16th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments


I am currently taking a course on fundamental organic chemistry in relation to essential oils. In the latest lesson a piece of information surfaced which I thought would be of great interest to a lot of people. One of the  common constituents of essential oils examined was beta-caryophyllene. Some notable therapeutic properties of beta-caryophyllene are [...]

By |2019-02-22T17:36:31+01:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Importance of the Pause

The Pausa with a capital P is a simple but highly effective "tool" in all learning processes.  When we pause, we give the animal the chance to process and assimilate the recent experience in order to learn from it.  Sometimes we will find that after the pause a task which previously seemed impossible will simply [...]

By |2018-10-14T14:44:38+02:00October 14th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to Make Rose Water

In this interesting post below you can learn how to make rose water either by distillation for a more concentated water or by infusion. As rose water is one of the products that we use often in zoopharmacognosy, it is well worth taking a look and trying this out.

By |2018-11-19T17:41:53+01:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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