Monthly Archives: March 2018

Essential Oil Spotlight: Orange Oil

All About the Uses and Benefits of Orange Oil: Orange Essential Oil, most commonly referred to as Sweet Orange Essential Oil, is derived from the fruits of the Citrus sinensis botanical. Conversely, Bitter Orange Essential Oil is derived from the fruits of the Citrus aurantium botanical. Orange Oil’s ability to naturally enhance immunity and reduce several symptoms of numerous ailments have lent it to

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21 WAYS TO CLEANSE AND ENERGIZE WITH LEMON OIL

When diffused, Lemon Essential Oil enhances concentration and energy, eliminates toxins in the air and has a calming effect on anxiety.   When used as a household cleaner, Lemon Essential Oil acts as a natural disinfectant for surfaces that also eliminates mold and achieves a streak-free shine.   In a massage, Lemon Essential Oil relieves fatigue and flu symptoms, boosts

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Lemon Oil

Lemon Essential Oil is also known by the nickname “Liquid Sunshine!” Lemon Oil possibly has the most powerful anti-microbial activity of all the essential oils. Both the Lemon fruit and the essential oil have been used in Ayurvedic medicines for thousands of years to treat a vast range of health issues. Lemon Essential Oil is known to be invigorating, cleansing,

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DISCOVER WAYS TO RELAX WITH LAVENDER OIL

A RE-CAP OF LAVENDER OIL Lavender Essential Oil is an eminent and versatile oil that can be used on almost any part of the body for almost any ailment. It can be used in numerous body care products ranging from skin and hair care to emotional care through aromatherapy. Though the positive effects of Lavender Oil are unseen in aromatherapy,

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Oregano Oil

RELIEVE AND STIMULATE WITH OREGANO When diffused, Oregano Essential Oil can boost the immune system, improve the efficiency of the respiratory tract, and invigorate body and mind. In a massage, Oregano Essential Oil can improve skin conditions, neutralize pain, and soothe itchiness. In cosmetics, Oregano Essential Oil can fight the look of aging, brighten the complexion, and soothe discomfort associated

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Anticancer Properties of Essential Oils and Other Natural Products

Received 27 October 2017; Accepted 13 February 2018; Published 25 March 2018 Review Article Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 3149362, 12 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3149362 Essential oils are secondary metabolites with a key role in plants protection, consisting primarily of terpenes with a volatile nature and a diverse array of chemical structures. Essential oils exhibit a wide range of bioactivities, especially antimicrobial

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Spring Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for the Season of “Wood”

Spring Aromatherapy: Did you know you can use aromatherapy to tame the seasonal imbalances of Spring? Classical Chinese Medicine recognizes five steps in the transformation of matter (Yin) into energy (Yang) and energy back into matter. Yin and Yang are primordial forces that together form the basis of everything that exists and their ceaseless transformation from one into the other

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Safe and Effective Use of Essential Oils: What You Need to Know about What You’re Not Being Told

By Joie Power, Ph.D., Former Asst. Professor of Neurosurgery, internationally known author, teacher and consultant in Aromatherapy; Director of the Aromatherapy School; Consultant to Artisan Aromatics Over the last twenty years, I’ve seen aromatherapy grow from an almost unknown alternative modality employed by a few well-informed practitioners into a multi-billion dollar a year industry in which fortunes have been made

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Clove Oil

Clove oil uses are incredibly impressive, ranging from improving blood circulation and reducing inflammation to helping acne and boosting gum health. One of the best-known clove oil uses is to reduce the pain associated with dental problems. Even mainstream toothpaste makers agree that clove oil reduces the pain and swelling that comes with a toothache. In addition to being a proven anti-inflammatory and

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Lovely Lavender for the Nervous System

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia and other species) There are many species of lavender, and any aromatic species can be used. I grow Lavandula angustifolia in my garden for harvesting and usually grow a few different varieties to experiment with. Lavender is not a herb that grows wild in the northeastern United States. Lovely lavender calms the nervous system, heals burns on

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