about aromaculture

AromaCulture is an educational magazine for aromatherapists, herbalists, and those who just love and/or want to learn more about therapeutic plants and essential oils. Digital issues are published every month and include educational articles, case studies and recipes from professional herbalists, aromatherapists, and other experts in the holistic health industry. You can purchase individual issues (including past issues) from the shop or subscribe to the magazine to have it automatically delivered to your email inbox every month. Magazine subscribers receive a discount and a bonus essential oil or herb profile with every issue! We also have an educational blog that's packed with great information.

meet the team


Erin Stewart is an herbalist, certified aromatherapist, and organic gardener. She grows over 70 kinds of aromatic and medicinal plants, along with over 90 different varieties of Lavender. She is a professional member of NAHA, OLA, and USLGA, and is based in the PNW. Erin is also an artist and photographer with a history in portrait and product photography. She is the photographer behind the photos here on our website and most of the photos and artwork you see in the magazine. She serves as our Senior Editor, producer, and resident blogger.


Jonathan Stewart is our co-producer and tech and sales expert. You'll often find him working with magazine contributors on their articles and with advertisers for the magazine. He's often the one behind the video camera when we're out on location. Jonathan is currently furthering his studies in herbalism and is a talented craftsman and woodworker, a skilled musician, organic gardener, and a lover of plants. He and Erin have been married for 8+ years.

My idea of a good herbalist isn’t someone who knows the uses of forty different herbs, but someone who knows how to use one herb in forty different ways.
— Svevo Brooks