The practice of burning incense has always had a spiritual significance. We are excited to launch a 100% pure incense, made following tradition with only two pure ingredients and no added synthetic fragrances or fillers. Read this blog by aromatherapist and Perfect Potion founder Salvatore Battaglia to learn more.
Luxurious. Rich. Thick. Buttery. Newly Reformulated.
Our Double Creams are moisturisers with more than twice the richness, thickness and nutrient-rich emollients of standard body lotions. Learn more about the ingredients, why these Double Cream work, and how to choose the right Double Cream for you.
Launching our NEW Divine Sandalwood Facial Elixir.
Learn about the skin-regenerating, anti-aging and protective skincare properties of ethereal and divine Santalum Album pure essential oil - the star ingredient in this silky, certified organic, vegan facial elixir.
How to balance your mind, body and spirit with aromatherapy by using an ancient Eastern wellness system based on the seven energy centres – the chakras.
Please enjoy this original guide by aromatherapist and Perfect Potion founder Salvatore Battaglia, now available digitally.
"Is it safe to diffuse essential oils around my cat?" This is a frequently asked question, and understandably so. Our furry companions are part of our family; we love them, we cherish them, and we want to protect them. However, there is a lot of misinformation circulated when it comes to using essential oils with cats. We've fact-checked the myths and laid out the facts so you know how to keep your cat safe when diffusing essential oils.
Discover the stunning diversity of Australia's unique flora with this rare collection of 100% pure, unadulterated, sustainably Australian-grown eucalyptus oils. Learn more about the unique chemical composition, distinct aroma profiles, and different therapeutic activities of five eucalyptus oils in this blog by aromatherapist and Perfect Potion founder Salvatore Battaglia.
How much sleep do you get per night? If you're getting fewer than 7.5 hours of sleep, you might be suffering from sleep deprivation, and sleep loss has long-term detrimental effects on your health and wellbeing. Learn more about the importance of sleep, and how aromatherapy can help you achieve better-quality shut-eye in this blog by aromatherapist Salvatore Battaglia.
Whether for professional or home use, essential oils of the highest quality should always be used. However, how do we define the quality of essential oils? Learn more about 'therapeutic grade' essential oils and Perfect Potion's Certificates of Analysis in this blog by founder and aromatherapist Salvatore Battaglia.
Rid your home of mould naturally with three simple, easy, and effective DIY recipes.
Made with ingredients you most likely already have in your cupboard, and four key essential oils, you can quickly and naturally remove mould from your home.
What is true happiness? Dive deeper into the philosophy of happiness, and learn why aromatherapist and master blender Salvatore Battaglia intentionally chose each oil in our beloved Happy & Calm blend. From euphoric, elated hedonia to purposeful, contented eudaimonia; joy takes many forms - and it's the balance that makes for a true happiness.
There's something alluring, captivating and magnetic about certain scents. There are aromas that can't help but attract attention and turn heads. There are scents that stir the soul and open your heart to love. And there are certain essential oils that evoke passion, intimacy and desire.
Discover our guide to love potions to learn how to use aromatherapy for love, intimacy, passion and romance.
Aromatherapy is effective at reducing stress and improving sleep; which in turn improves our mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Discover four incredibly versatile, certified organic pure essential oils which can help you flourish in body, mind and spirit.
Written by Perfect Potion founder and aromatherapist Salvatore Battaglia. This blog also includes five new blending recipes.
During the pandemic, many of us have taken solace in using essential oils for their antimicrobial activities, and to comfort and support us mentally, emotionally and spirituality. I therefore thought it would be good idea to nominate my ‘essential oil of the year’.
Written by Perfect Potion founder and leading aromatherapy expert Salvatore Battaglia.
Meet Paola Milani: local Brisbane artist and long-time friend of Perfect Potion. We have featured her beautiful art on an array of our potions, with the most recent being an absolutely breathtaking commission she created for Perfect Potion's 30th Anniversary: Flourish. This artwork, accompanying a special anniversary blend, embodies the heart and soul of Perfect Potion.
BLOG BY SAL. To celebrate Perfect Potion’s 30th anniversary I have created an aromatherapy blend that embodies the heart and soul of Perfect Potion. This was a challenging task considering that Green Goddess, created for our 20th anniversary, continues to be one of our most popular blends. How could I possibly create a blend that transcends Green Goddess?
Perfect Potion is a proud supporter of the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) for the past 12 years, raising nearly $15,000 through our Australian Essential Oils Kit and your generous in-store donations. Koalas are in an incredibly vulnerable position right now, and need our help! In honour of Save The Koala Month, we've had a chat with Deborah Tabart OAM, Chairman of the AKF, about the current situation for koalas and how we as individuals can help protect them.
When you roll Aromatherapy Pulse Points onto your skin, pure essential oils are absorbed and circulated throughout your body to therapeutically enhance your physical wellbeing, while the warmth of your skin helps diffuse the aromas around you so you can feel the emotional and spiritual benefits immediately. Discover more about how pulse points work and our latest collection of Aromatherapy Pulse Points in this blog.
GUEST BLOG: Advanced Chakra-Balancing Aromatherapy Yoga Flow by friend of Perfect Potion, poet and passionate yoga teacher Marzena Skowronska. We collaborated with Marzena to create the ultimate holistic wellness ritual to accompany our sublime Chakra Essential Oil Blend Kit. Elevate body, mind and spirit with this blend of subtle aromatherapy, chakra healing and yoga.
GUEST BLOG: Chakra-Balancing Aromatherapy Yoga Yin Sequence by friend of Perfect Potion, poet and passionate yoga teacher Marzena Skowronska. Slow down, look within, and nurture body, mind and spirit with this holistic wellness ritual created to accompany our Chakra Essential Oil Blend Kit.
This collection of aromatherapy pulse points is infused with love and sensuality. Use these aromatherapy rollerballs on your pulse points to envelop yourself in the beautiful and mesmerising aromas of three precious flowers. Learn their subtle aromatherapy properties, learn the romantic history of these divine flowers, and find a ritual of adornment complete with self-love affirmations.
Everything in this wonder-filled cosmos is made of vibrational energy. From atoms that form the device you’re reading this on; to the millions of molecules in your physical body; the world around you; and all the stars in the universe – it is all energy.
When our chakras are balanced, we are our best selves. It feels as though we glow from the inside and we’re full of optimism, energy, happiness and gratitude. Manifest your highest potential with this Chakra Aroma Yoga flow. Featuring our Chakra Collection, and a Chakra Yoga Flow (Beginner) by Marzena Skowronska, invite divine alignment in body, mind and spirit.
The ultimate guide to staying healthy and flourishing throughout winter. With advice on how to use Aroma Defence to protect your home, as well as a guide on various ways to use Breathe Easy to help relieve symptoms of cold and flu, this blog has all the information you need to stay happy and healthy this cold season.
Get creative and make your own DIY aromatherapy rollerball using essential oils! In this blog, find simple and easy recipes for aromatherapy pulsepoints and natural roll-on perfumes; inspiration and insight into which essential oil blend to choose; and a downloadable, printable recipe card.
Our beautiful customer Angela came into our store the other day with a bottle of Aphrodesia perfume she bought 27 years ago. Her story is one filled with love and nostalgia, and it filled our hearts with the sweet memories.
In this mindfulness ritual, we’ve blended aromatherapy with counselling techniques for a holistic mental health practice to help you enhance your emotional wellbeing. Featuring a guided visualisation meditation with Sacred Knowledge blend, an explanation of the ‘cognitive defusion’ psychology technique, and Perfect Potion’s Mindfulness Spotify playlist.
A beautiful way to combine aromatherapy with your mindfulness practice is to use the inspiring aromas of essential oils to find grounding and balance. Plant yourself in the present moment and encourage gentle strength with the grounding, nurturing aromatic blends in our Mindfulness Trio Kit.
In this inspiring guest blog, accredited Forest Therapy guide Kira Platt-Behrens from Well-Natured Wandering shares a creative nature-journalling mindfulness ritual to help you find a sense of wonder, curiosity, belonging, and gratitude.
To commemorate World Wildlife Day in 2021, we’ve sat down for chat with Wildlife Rescuer and Friend of Perfect Potion Elise Hilder; who shares wisdom on how to care for our wildlife and planet, and her favourite rescue stories.
At the heart of Perfect Potion is a deep and unwavering reverence for nature. Our vision and purpose is to support the individual, community and environment to flourish using nature’s incredible gift
Rose has long been heralded as the most beautiful of flowers, and is associated with goddesses of love and beauty. The rich, rosy, floral notes of rose have captivated the hearts of poets for centuries, and the beloved flower has decorated art throughout history.
Tomoko Ichikawa is a Japanese artist and long-time friend of Perfect Potion.
Sal and Tomoko met in 2008, when Sal opened his first ever Perfect Potion store in Kyoto, Japan.
This is the most difficult message I have ever had to write. I was hoping time would heal, but sometimes it cannot. My kokoro is sad. Kokoro, by the way, is a beautiful Japanese word relating to the heart and how it connects body, mind and spirit.
Scent is like music to the sense of smell; evoking emotions, memories and imagery. It is the most abstract of the senses: we are often lost for words when trying to describe a particular scent.
Our aromatic mists are a beautiful synergy of harmonising essential oils and complementary Bush Flower Essences and can be integrated into any daily ritual.
Introducing Kylie Attwell: content curator and facilitator for self-transformation. We sat down with her to talk about the fascinating work she does with the Bio-well GDV camera, as well as her thought-provoking and inspiring Build a Life You Love workbook series.
As women, we travel through four phases each month. These phases impact many different aspects of our lives including energy levels, optimism, focus, determination and perseverance. By implementing the Emgoddess charting method and using the essential oil blends, you can support yourself through different times of the month.
Whether it be cookies baking in the oven, or the fragrant aromas of fresh pasta sauce simmering on the stove, the kitchen is the ultimate space to bond with others over tasty food and good conversation. To enhance your culinary experience, we recommend these gourmet kitchen essential oil blends for your diffuser.
The loungeroom is often the heart of the home: the main gathering place for family and friends to socialise, relax, make memories and enjoy good conversation. To create your own blissful oasis in your loungeroom, we suggest adding essential oils that that instantly transport you to a place of comfort, relaxation and calm.
Our bedrooms are our most intimate spaces to retreat to. Many studies have shown the powerful benefits of aromatherapy in relation to sleep, rest, and sensuality, so we thought we’d share some of our favourite essential oil blends to diffuse when we retreat to our bedrooms to unwind for the day.
Whether you’re working from home, or working from an office space, there’s something to be said for keeping a neat and tidy workspace. We look at how to create an inspiring and aesthetically pleasing workspace using the powerful benefits of aromatherapy.
Elevate your wellness and bypass the struggles of an aching body and incessant sniffles, and start feeling blissful instead!
We are very excited to share this recent article, which featured Perfect Potion, and the commitment we have made to sustainable business.
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.
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.
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 with our Breathe Easy collection.
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!
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.
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.
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.
This potent active has been a skincare favourite for centuries due to its healing and beautifying properties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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..
Ten precious botanicals, all rich in antioxidants and bioactive phyto-compounds, are the heart of Perfect Potion's Certified Organic Australian Botanical Skin Care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Aromatherapy perfumes represent a desire to return to nature, authenticity, health and wellbeing and a more holistic way of living. Discover how to create your own aromatherapy perfume elixir using pure essential oils in this natural perfume DIY, in which aromatherapist and Perfect Potion master blender Salvatore Battaglia describes the creative process behind his Perfume Elixirs; alchemical creations for heart and soul that embody the quintessence of nature.
Have you noticed the moon lately? When was the last time you lay on the grass and watched the clouds float by? Listen to the wisdom of nature with five biophilia-inspired blends.
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?
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.
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!
Can essential oils be safely used with cats? Several posts on social media and online suggest that vaporising essential oils around your cat can be toxic and dangerous. I can confidently state that we have diffused essential oils around Memsahib, our Abyssinian cat for 16 years and not once did she display any signs of overexposure from the oils.
Create an aromatherapy haven wherever you are! Your Mini Personal Aromatherapy Diffuser is perfect for use at home, office, or on-the-go.
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.
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.