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Connecting people to the power of botanical aromatic medicine.

Since 2011, we have been teaching people the aromatic arts, incense crafting, and traditional aromatic medicine, while helping to strengthen their connection to the plant kingdom. 

Come walk the fragrant path with us and discover a world of profound beauty and deeper healing.

Our Aromatic Offerings

The only course on plant resins and gums. Learn everything you could ever want to know about using and crafting with resins.

The most comprehensive and extensive online course on incense crafting. Become a certified Incense Crafter.

The Materia Aromatica ebook is an in-depth guide to the traditional, medicinal, ritual, and aesthetic uses of incense plants.

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From the Blog

Fragrance Testing: Listening to Your Inner Aromatherapist

I often get a lot of questions revolving around how to best match a person with the best possible aromatic botanical remedy for their healing. There are various methods for choosing a list botanical candidates for this, though one aspect of the process that often gets left out that should be at the top of every aromatherapy school’s curriculum list is Fragrance Testing.... [Read More]

Incense & Aromatics During Times of Pandemic

What’s the most universal thing people have looked to for thousands of years during times of pandemic and infectious disease outbreak? For ages incense and aromatic plants have been used as immune system support, air purification, symptom control when people do get sick, stress and anxiety management, and for spiritual and ritual nourishment during times of pandemic..... [Read More]

Making Poplar Bud Medicine: Harvesting, Infusions & Salves

Poplar buds make an effective infused medicinal oil, can be incorporated into a healing salve, are used in incense, and can even be ingested as tea or oil. They smell very sweet and resinous and can even be incorporated into perfumery. Many know these buds by another name, Balm of Gilead, though this name is shared with a much older source of the Biblical resin from Commiphora species.... [Read More]

  • Herbal-Minded Holiday Gift Guide - The holiday season has arrived, and this is often a time when we think of giving something special to those we love and care for. However, the idea of picking out a gift can be overwhelming. That’s why this year we… Read More
  • The Benefits of Clary Sage - Clary Sage has been revered for ages for its ability to both nourish and uplift, on a physical, mental, and emotional level. This majestic plant has lovely heart-shaped leaves and beautiful flowers that range from purple to bluish-pink and sometimes… Read More
  • Vitalism is NOT just about Herbalism - Humans are complex beings – when things become unbalanced internally, the resulting health issues are often complex, too. Holistic medicine is a practice of healing that focuses on the whole person, rather than just their symptoms. Just as there are… Read More

"Evan has a true gift at bringing together the extraordinary world of incense with aromatic healing and transformation. This program offers both practical information for anyone wanting to immerse into the world of incense, along with a deep spiritual awareness and invitation to honor your life and connect with the divine world of plants. The program is professional and personal, in-depth and accessible. Evan is a magnificent teacher and his sincerity and beauty shines throughout. I highly recommend it!"

Andrea Butje

Andrea ButjeFounder, Aromahead Institute


"This was an absolutely enjoyable experience from start to finish! The Traditional Incense Crafting Course takes you through the rich history of incense crafting to modern day custom formulations. The video presentations are engaging and professional. Evan’s passion for creating artfully handcrafted traditional incense is contagious! This is the original aromatic medicine at its finest!"


Anna DoxieFounder & Director, Institute of Holistic Phyto-Aromatherapy



"Evan's teachings came at the perfect time on my spiritual, healing journey. Whether you're wanting to expand your knowledge of the healing properties of plants, deepen your connection to your heart and intuition, or want to add more tools to your self healing toolbox, this school IS A MUST for an incredibly expansive journey."

LeAnn RimesCountry Singer, & Soul Blogger