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An insight into sustainable business

We are very excited to share this recent article, which featured Perfect Potion, and the commitment we have made to sustainable business.

6 July 2020

Sal's dog-friendly blend ideas

It's Take Your Dog to Work Day! To celebrate, we share some of Sal's dog-friendly blending ideas to try at home below, which include a Doggie Bed Spray and a Calm Doggie Mist.

26 June 2020

World Environment Day

As an Australian and family-owned aromatherapy company, we take great care to ensure we tread gently on the planet. To celebrate World Environment Day, we wanted to share the steps we are taking as an eco-conscious company to reduce our footprint on the Earth.

5 June 2020

5 Steps to Winter Wellness

Creating a clean, healthy environment is key when it comes to staying well in Winter. We share 5 steps to Winter wellness by harnessing the powerful benefits of aromatherapy. 

1 June 2020

3 Steps to Repairing Skin Dryness and Damage

Whether it’s your lips, heels, elbows or complexion, it doesn’t take a miracle to restore your skin from cracked, parched and damaged to velvety soft and perfectly replenished. We’ve got the lowdown on how to heal and hydrate so you can maintain lusciously healthy skin from head to toe, even amidst the harshness of Winter!

22 May 2020

Aromatherapy for Babies

Infancy is the perfect time to start your baby on a natural, holistic journey of self-care and healing. The early months are the most precious, so make sure you look after bub with only the best plant-based remedies. To start you off, we’ve put together a few nurturing recipes to help you out with some of the most common tot ailments.

19 May 2020

Aromatherapy for Pregnancy

For many women, having a baby is one of the most amazing things she’ll ever do and being pregnant is just the start of the whole experience. Aromatherapy has so much to offer in alleviating problems that may arise as well as simply offering a natural remedy for relaxation and stress management.

19 May 2020

A Guide to Australian Essential Oils

Australia is well known for the diversity and uniqueness of its animal and plant life. Its geographical separation from the rest of the world has resulted in the development of many interesting and distinctive plants and animals.

15 May 2020

The Healing Properties Of Dragon’s Blood

This potent active has been a skincare favourite for centuries due to its healing and beautifying properties.

13 May 2020

Winter Glow with Skin Elixir

For those of us with damaged skin in need of invigoration and repair, Perfect Potion’s Skin Elixir is the perfect synergy of essential fatty acids and natural antioxidants to help restore healthy, younger-looking skin.

13 May 2020

Jill Psenitza: Chakras, meditation and her entrancing collage art

In Salvatore Battaglia's latest book, Aromatherapy and Chakras, lies the captivating chakra collage art by Jill Psenitza. We sat down with Jill to talk about the inspiration behind her unique artwork, the chakras, meditation and more. 

8 May 2020

Poetry, yoga, and the chakras with Marzena Skowronska

We caught up with poet and yogi, Marzena Skowronska, to chat about yoga, the chakras, and the inspiration behind her captivating poetry in Salvatore Battaglia's latest book Aromatherapy and Chakras

6 May 2020

Aromatherapy Hand Sanitiser Spray

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we would like to shed some light on our Aromatherapy Hand Sanitiser Spray and Aromatherapy Hand Wash, as well as some information that may be helpful while you care for yourselves and families during this time.

19 March 2020

Aromatherapy Sleep Ritual

A good night's sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function1.

16 March 2020

Women in Science at Perfect Potion

In honour of International Women's Day, we would like to celebrate the amazing scientists behind our beautiful products at Perfect Potion: Deanne Miller, Rachel Morton and Jill Walton. We caught up with them to discuss what inspired their careers in science, what they are up to at Perfect Potion, and some of their favourite products!⁠

6 March 2020

World Wildlife Day 2020

To honour World Wildlife Day, we sat down with Elise Hilder, Wildlife Rescuer, to talk about what’s involved in being a Wildlife Rescuer in our community, as well as what we can do to help wildlife in our daily lives.

3 March 2020

Australian Bushfire Support

Our thoughts are very much with all Australians who are currently affected by the devastating bushfires. The entire team at Perfect Potion is saddened by the devastation caused by the fires occurring across Australia. We extend our sincere gratitude to all personnel involved in fighting the fires and everyone involved in helping those communities affected by the fire.

8 January 2020

5 Steps to Balanced Chakras

Ancient esoterics have long said it, and now quantum physicists agree. You are made of energy. Everything around you is made of energy. This subtle energy might express itself as a desk, diffuser or human being, but nonetheless, it is all subtle, vibrating energy.

3 January 2020

Outdoor Body Spray Natural Insect Repellent

The pure, fresh blend of pure essential oils of citronella, tea tree, niaouli, eucalyptus and peppermint in Outdoor Body Spray Natural Insect Repellent has been rigorously tested and proven effective by leading researchers at the University of Technology, Sydney.

2 January 2020

Lucy's First Bath

It has been one week since little Lucy, a 10-week-old beagle, joined our family and it’s time for her first bath. Charlie, our 14-year-old beagle, has been so gentle and has made Lucy feel at home. Our cat, Abbey, is still getting used to the idea of having to put up with two dogs!

4 December 2019

Visiting Yakushima: The home of the ancient Yakusugi Cedar trees

In early June, my partner and I were discussing places to visit whilst we travelled throughout Japan. Due to the sheer amount of choice of beautiful destinations, I jokingly suggested we should close our eyes and randomly select a place on the map. That place was Yakushima. Once we caught the first glimpse of photos, we were intrigued.

3 December 2019

We have moved to a new website platform!

We are so excited to share our new online space with you! If you have a current online customer account with us, you may need to reset your password. 

7 November 2019

Creating Sacred Perfumes

Having just completed the first three chapters (all new) in my upcoming (2020) The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy: Volume III – Psyche & Subtle, I was inspired to create four unique limited-edition blends for Perfect Potion which I have referred to as sacred perfumes.

31 October 2019

Sourcing Essential Oils Sustainably

I am concerned some of the aromatic plants that are highly sought after have been traditionally wild harvested, and this has placed significant stress on their availability...

30 October 2019

Australian artist: Paola Milani

We caught up with the incredibly talented artist behind Perfect Potion's unique imagery, Paola Milani. She gave us some insight to the inspiration behind the beautiful new Australian native flora featured on our new gift packs.

24 October 2019

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day: a day for education, awareness and support around mental health. While mental health is becoming a more frequent, open conversation, there is still work to be done to remove the stigma around mental health.

10 October 2019

Refill: Here's our 'why'.

Since the day we opened our doors in 1991, Perfect Potion has actively promoted reusing before recycling. To continue on our mission to save the environment and reduce pressure on recycling companies, we have recently reintroduced Deodorant Refill Stations in store..

3 October 2019

Aromatic Mists

Our aromatic mists are a beautiful synergy of harmonising essential oils and complementary Bush Flower Essences.

26 September 2019

Certified Organic Australian Botanical Skin Care

Ten precious botanicals, all rich in antioxidants and bioactive phyto-compounds, are the heart of Perfect Potion's Certified Organic Australian Botanical Skin Care.

25 September 2019

Taking Action for Climate

We applaud everyone who is taking ACTION to prevent further global warming and climate change. Our ethos and values have always been connected to living harmoniously with nature and treading gently on the planet.

19 September 2019

Inside Sharon Woods' Meditation Space

We recently sat down with our General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Sharon, to peer inside her daily meditation practice (featuring her puppy Archer) which she says she can’t imagine going a day without. 

15 July 2019

The Inspiration Behind Sacred Space Essential Oil Collection

Sacred spaces are a place of refuge and quiet retreat. They offer renewal and a sanctuary for the senses and can be places where we escape the pressures of the day to heal and comfort and cultivate a sense of harmony and balance.

5 July 2019

Ingestion and Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils

In my 28-year career in aromatherapy, I have seen so many multi-level marketing companies jump on the aromatherapy bandwagon. These companies typically target individuals with little formal training in aromatherapy or provide them with minimal aromatherapy training. 

6 April 2019

5 Ways to Use Your Essential Oils

Essential oil alchemy is a fun, simple way to practice self-care and creativity. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to use essential oils to transform your home into a sanctuary and improve your general wellbeing. 

27 March 2019

Why we've been confirmed as a CCIQ ecoBiz Energy, Water and Waste Star Partner

Our ethos and values have always been connected to living harmoniously with nature and treading gently on the planet. As an innately eco-conscious company, we are overjoyed to have been confirmed as a CCIQ ecoBiz Energy, Water and Waste Star Partner!

8 February 2019

Your Self Love and Rose Infused Ritual

Craving a replenished, supple complexion? Then this ritual is your skincare fairy godmother! Whether you have a decadent date in mind or are spending Valentine’s Day with the most important person in your life (you!), this self-love and rose-infused facial will fulfill all your skin wishes.

6 February 2019

Discover the magic ingredients in our soap range

We have created a luscious new handmade aromatherapy soap range that is 100% palm oil free and vegan! These beautiful new handmade soaps are kind to the planet and loving to your skin.

29 January 2019

The Creative Process Behind your Aromatherapy Perfume Elixirs

Welcome to Perfect Potion’s Pure Aromatherapy Perfume Elixirs; alchemical creations for heart and soul. These elixirs are the quintessence and embodiment of nature. They represent a desire to return to nature, authenticity, health and wellbeing and a more holistic way of living.

22 January 2019

The Perfect Way To Store Your Essential Oils

Nothing but the best to store your pure Perfect Potion essential oils.

27 November 2018

Discover Listen To Nature collection

Have you noticed the moon lately? When was the last time you lay on the grass and watched the clouds float by?

17 October 2018

The Story Behind Green Goddess Blend

In 2011, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Perfect Potion, Sal dreamed of doing the incredible: creating the ‘perfect’ Perfect Potion signature scent. He wanted to create a blend that epitomised the essence of Perfect Potion and of our customer, the Green Goddess/God.

27 September 2018

Who Is The Green Goddess?

You might have heard us talk a lot about the ‘Green Goddess/God’, but have you ever wondered who the Green Goddess/God truly is?

27 September 2018

How To Use Perfect Potion’s Chakra Blends

Our Chakra Essential Oils Kit contains seven 5ml chakra blends made from the finest quality aromatherapy grade essential oils. This blog shares the many ways you can use this kit for chakra healing!

20 September 2018

How to Use the Mini Personal Aromatherapy Diffuser

Create an aromatherapy haven wherever you are! Your Mini Personal Aromatherapy Diffuser is perfect for use at home, office, or on-the-go.

6 July 2018

Our Secret Wellness Tips For Cold And Flu Season

Elevate your wellness and bypass the struggles of an aching body and incessant sniffles, and start feeling blissful instead!

5 May 2018

Bathe In The Forest: Shinrin-yoku Room Spray

When was the last time you took a walk in the forest? How did you feel? I can imagine you must have felt vitalised and re-energised.

1 April 2018

Aromatherapy and Mindfulness

I would like to share with you a story which, to me, perfectly explains mindfulness. Mindfulness can be described as deliberately paying full attention to what is happening around you and within you; in your body, heart and mind. Mindfulness is awareness without criticism or judgment.

28 June 2017
  • An insight into sustainable business

    We are very excited to share this recent article, which featured Perfect Potion, and the commitment we have made to sustainable business.

  • Sal's dog-friendly blend ideas

    It's Take Your Dog to Work Day! To celebrate, we share some of Sal's dog-friendly blending ideas to try at home below, which include a Doggie Bed Spray and a Calm Doggie Mist.

  • World Environment Day

    As an Australian and family-owned aromatherapy company, we take great care to ensure we tread gently on the planet. To celebrate World Environment Day, we wanted to share the steps we are taking as an eco-conscious company to reduce our footprint on the Earth.

  • 5 Steps to Winter Wellness

    Creating a clean, healthy environment is key when it comes to staying well in Winter. We share 5 steps to Winter wellness by harnessing the powerful benefits of aromatherapy. 

  • 3 Steps to Repairing Skin Dryness and Damage

    Whether it’s your lips, heels, elbows or complexion, it doesn’t take a miracle to restore your skin from cracked, parched and damaged to velvety soft and perfectly replenished. We’ve got the lowdown on how to heal and hydrate so you can maintain lusciously healthy skin from head to toe, even amidst the harshness of Winter!

  • Aromatherapy for Babies

    Infancy is the perfect time to start your baby on a natural, holistic journey of self-care and healing. The early months are the most precious, so make sure you look after bub with only the best plant-based remedies. To start you off, we’ve put together a few nurturing recipes to help you out with some of the most common tot ailments.

  • Aromatherapy for Pregnancy

    For many women, having a baby is one of the most amazing things she’ll ever do and being pregnant is just the start of the whole experience. Aromatherapy has so much to offer in alleviating problems that may arise as well as simply offering a natural remedy for relaxation and stress management.

  • A Guide to Australian Essential Oils

    Australia is well known for the diversity and uniqueness of its animal and plant life. Its geographical separation from the rest of the world has resulted in the development of many interesting and distinctive plants and animals.

  • The Healing Properties Of Dragon’s Blood

    This potent active has been a skincare favourite for centuries due to its healing and beautifying properties.

  • Winter Glow with Skin Elixir

    For those of us with damaged skin in need of invigoration and repair, Perfect Potion’s Skin Elixir is the perfect synergy of essential fatty acids and natural antioxidants to help restore healthy, younger-looking skin.

  • Jill Psenitza: Chakras, meditation and her entrancing collage art

    In Salvatore Battaglia's latest book, Aromatherapy and Chakras, lies the captivating chakra collage art by Jill Psenitza. We sat down with Jill to talk about the inspiration behind her unique artwork, the chakras, meditation and more. 

  • Poetry, yoga, and the chakras with Marzena Skowronska

    We caught up with poet and yogi, Marzena Skowronska, to chat about yoga, the chakras, and the inspiration behind her captivating poetry in Salvatore Battaglia's latest book Aromatherapy and Chakras

  • Aromatherapy Hand Sanitiser Spray

    In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we would like to shed some light on our Aromatherapy Hand Sanitiser Spray and Aromatherapy Hand Wash, as well as some information that may be helpful while you care for yourselves and families during this time.

  • Aromatherapy Sleep Ritual

    A good night's sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function1.

  • Women in Science at Perfect Potion

    In honour of International Women's Day, we would like to celebrate the amazing scientists behind our beautiful products at Perfect Potion: Deanne Miller, Rachel Morton and Jill Walton. We caught up with them to discuss what inspired their careers in science, what they are up to at Perfect Potion, and some of their favourite products!⁠

  • World Wildlife Day 2020

    To honour World Wildlife Day, we sat down with Elise Hilder, Wildlife Rescuer, to talk about what’s involved in being a Wildlife Rescuer in our community, as well as what we can do to help wildlife in our daily lives.

  • Australian Bushfire Support

    Our thoughts are very much with all Australians who are currently affected by the devastating bushfires. The entire team at Perfect Potion is saddened by the devastation caused by the fires occurring across Australia. We extend our sincere gratitude to all personnel involved in fighting the fires and everyone involved in helping those communities affected by the fire.

  • 5 Steps to Balanced Chakras

    Ancient esoterics have long said it, and now quantum physicists agree. You are made of energy. Everything around you is made of energy. This subtle energy might express itself as a desk, diffuser or human being, but nonetheless, it is all subtle, vibrating energy.

  • Outdoor Body Spray Natural Insect Repellent

    The pure, fresh blend of pure essential oils of citronella, tea tree, niaouli, eucalyptus and peppermint in Outdoor Body Spray Natural Insect Repellent has been rigorously tested and proven effective by leading researchers at the University of Technology, Sydney.

  • Lucy's First Bath

    It has been one week since little Lucy, a 10-week-old beagle, joined our family and it’s time for her first bath. Charlie, our 14-year-old beagle, has been so gentle and has made Lucy feel at home. Our cat, Abbey, is still getting used to the idea of having to put up with two dogs!

  • Visiting Yakushima: The home of the ancient Yakusugi Cedar trees

    In early June, my partner and I were discussing places to visit whilst we travelled throughout Japan. Due to the sheer amount of choice of beautiful destinations, I jokingly suggested we should close our eyes and randomly select a place on the map. That place was Yakushima. Once we caught the first glimpse of photos, we were intrigued.

  • We have moved to a new website platform!

    We are so excited to share our new online space with you! If you have a current online customer account with us, you may need to reset your password. 

  • Creating Sacred Perfumes

    Having just completed the first three chapters (all new) in my upcoming (2020) The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy: Volume III – Psyche & Subtle, I was inspired to create four unique limited-edition blends for Perfect Potion which I have referred to as sacred perfumes.

  • Sourcing Essential Oils Sustainably

    I am concerned some of the aromatic plants that are highly sought after have been traditionally wild harvested, and this has placed significant stress on their availability...

  • Australian artist: Paola Milani

    We caught up with the incredibly talented artist behind Perfect Potion's unique imagery, Paola Milani. She gave us some insight to the inspiration behind the beautiful new Australian native flora featured on our new gift packs.

  • World Mental Health Day

    Today is World Mental Health Day: a day for education, awareness and support around mental health. While mental health is becoming a more frequent, open conversation, there is still work to be done to remove the stigma around mental health.

  • Refill: Here's our 'why'.

    Since the day we opened our doors in 1991, Perfect Potion has actively promoted reusing before recycling. To continue on our mission to save the environment and reduce pressure on recycling companies, we have recently reintroduced Deodorant Refill Stations in store..

  • Aromatic Mists

    Our aromatic mists are a beautiful synergy of harmonising essential oils and complementary Bush Flower Essences.

  • Certified Organic Australian Botanical Skin Care

    Ten precious botanicals, all rich in antioxidants and bioactive phyto-compounds, are the heart of Perfect Potion's Certified Organic Australian Botanical Skin Care.

  • Taking Action for Climate

    We applaud everyone who is taking ACTION to prevent further global warming and climate change. Our ethos and values have always been connected to living harmoniously with nature and treading gently on the planet.

  • Inside Sharon Woods' Meditation Space

    We recently sat down with our General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Sharon, to peer inside her daily meditation practice (featuring her puppy Archer) which she says she can’t imagine going a day without. 

  • The Inspiration Behind Sacred Space Essential Oil Collection

    Sacred spaces are a place of refuge and quiet retreat. They offer renewal and a sanctuary for the senses and can be places where we escape the pressures of the day to heal and comfort and cultivate a sense of harmony and balance.

  • Ingestion and Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils

    In my 28-year career in aromatherapy, I have seen so many multi-level marketing companies jump on the aromatherapy bandwagon. These companies typically target individuals with little formal training in aromatherapy or provide them with minimal aromatherapy training. 

  • 5 Ways to Use Your Essential Oils

    Essential oil alchemy is a fun, simple way to practice self-care and creativity. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to use essential oils to transform your home into a sanctuary and improve your general wellbeing. 

  • Why we've been confirmed as a CCIQ ecoBiz Energy, Water and Waste Star Partner

    Our ethos and values have always been connected to living harmoniously with nature and treading gently on the planet. As an innately eco-conscious company, we are overjoyed to have been confirmed as a CCIQ ecoBiz Energy, Water and Waste Star Partner!

  • Your Self Love and Rose Infused Ritual

    Craving a replenished, supple complexion? Then this ritual is your skincare fairy godmother! Whether you have a decadent date in mind or are spending Valentine’s Day with the most important person in your life (you!), this self-love and rose-infused facial will fulfill all your skin wishes.

  • Discover the magic ingredients in our soap range

    We have created a luscious new handmade aromatherapy soap range that is 100% palm oil free and vegan! These beautiful new handmade soaps are kind to the planet and loving to your skin.

  • The Creative Process Behind your Aromatherapy Perfume Elixirs

    Welcome to Perfect Potion’s Pure Aromatherapy Perfume Elixirs; alchemical creations for heart and soul. These elixirs are the quintessence and embodiment of nature. They represent a desire to return to nature, authenticity, health and wellbeing and a more holistic way of living.

  • The Perfect Way To Store Your Essential Oils

    Nothing but the best to store your pure Perfect Potion essential oils.

  • Discover Listen To Nature collection

    Have you noticed the moon lately? When was the last time you lay on the grass and watched the clouds float by?

  • The Story Behind Green Goddess Blend

    In 2011, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Perfect Potion, Sal dreamed of doing the incredible: creating the ‘perfect’ Perfect Potion signature scent. He wanted to create a blend that epitomised the essence of Perfect Potion and of our customer, the Green Goddess/God.

  • Who Is The Green Goddess?

    You might have heard us talk a lot about the ‘Green Goddess/God’, but have you ever wondered who the Green Goddess/God truly is?

  • How To Use Perfect Potion’s Chakra Blends

    Our Chakra Essential Oils Kit contains seven 5ml chakra blends made from the finest quality aromatherapy grade essential oils. This blog shares the many ways you can use this kit for chakra healing!

  • How to Use the Mini Personal Aromatherapy Diffuser

    Create an aromatherapy haven wherever you are! Your Mini Personal Aromatherapy Diffuser is perfect for use at home, office, or on-the-go.

  • Our Secret Wellness Tips For Cold And Flu Season

    Elevate your wellness and bypass the struggles of an aching body and incessant sniffles, and start feeling blissful instead!

  • Bathe In The Forest: Shinrin-yoku Room Spray

    When was the last time you took a walk in the forest? How did you feel? I can imagine you must have felt vitalised and re-energised.

  • Aromatherapy and Mindfulness

    I would like to share with you a story which, to me, perfectly explains mindfulness. Mindfulness can be described as deliberately paying full attention to what is happening around you and within you; in your body, heart and mind. Mindfulness is awareness without criticism or judgment.