July “Scent” of the Month
Orange (Sweet), Citrus sinensis
By Michelle Jereb.
Okay, I am going to be honest. July in Arizona is “joyless”. July is just the beginning of our very loooooooooong HOT summers that extend until November. Yup – that is not a typo. I meant November. It takes that long for the sizzling desert to cool down again. “Reversed” seasonal depression can occur here. We don’t have seasonal depression in the winter because our winters are when we come OUT from hiding in our air-conditioned homes and out into the open again. Ah………. I am dreaming of November…. But in the meantime how can aromatherapy help to turn Joyless July into Joyful July? Sweet Orange to the rescue!Read More