There is a crossroads where holistic healing for the mind, for the body and for the soul meet.  At the centre of these crossroads lies Aromatherapy.

Colleen Gemmell, CAHP

I am a Certified Aromatherapy Health Professional with a deep respect for the healing properties found in the gifts of nature.  I believe that the earth provides everything that we need to live our best lives possible.  The power is all around us.  My mission is to help you unleash that power – because you deserve to feel great – naturally!!

I am a Professional Member of the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists and an active member of the Elgin Business Women’s Network.

“To touch can be to give life” – Michelangelo

Aroma Massage


Sink into peaceful bliss on the heated massage table with a lovely, light and fluid full-body effleurage massage. 

The massage technique focuses on your central nervous system while stimulating your lymphatic and circulatory systems, thereby promoting overall wellness. 

The special blend of essential oils used during the massage is customized exclusively for you and your needs.

Aroma Facial


Give your face a healthy, radiant glow with an Aroma Facial. 

The essential oil blend is prepared specifically for you, your skin type, the condition of your skin and any problematic skin issues.  The facial treatment includes a cleanser, a toner, a clay mask and a moisturizing facial oil. 

You will also enjoy a lovely, light facial massage which is designed to target pressure points and drainage system areas on the face and neck.

Wellness Consult


Want to chat about how aromatherapy can elevate your mind, your body, your soul? 

Let’s sit awhile and talk about it.  Are you pregnant, have young children or elderly parents and want to know if essential oils are safe to use?  Let’s talk about how you can safely incorporate essential oils into your wellness lifestyle.  Do you want a customized essential oil blend to assist with a particular issue?  Let’s put something together that you will love.  Individual and group sessions available.

Purple Orchid Aromatherapy uses only 100% pure, responsibly sourced essential oils.

Contact Colleen Gemmell

Purple Orchid Aromatherapy

St. Thomas

Ontario, Canada