Double Chamomile Chronic Pain Cream Recipe

Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile have a lot in common, but they’re also very different. In fact . . . they’re not even the same genus or species! Roman Chamomile’s Latin name is Chamaemelum nobile, and German Chamomile’s is Matricaria recutita. They are both beautifully relaxing—they can calm everything from emotions to inflammation. Both are gentle on … Continue reading Double Chamomile Chronic Pain Cream Recipe

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Essential Oils A Natural Substance

For over several thousands of years, humans have been employing essential oils for therapeutic purposes as well as sustaining good health. In effect, the ancient Egyptians extensively used essential oils. Currently, essential oils are used extensively in lotions meant for external use, aromatherapy, comforting baths and in a great assortment of herbal medications. Any attempt to … Continue reading Essential Oils A Natural Substance

Can You Ingest Essential Oils?

Taking essential oils orally can cause health problems. Learn the safety requirements of ingesting these concentrated plant extracts. I see it frequently in social media images: Just add X drops of Y essential oil to a tall glass of water and drink. I see it on advice columns with lines such as “boost your health” … Continue reading Can You Ingest Essential Oils?

PROBLEMS WITH USING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

The rise in "makeover your medicine cabinet" approaches to using essential oils presents three key problems: It is the least effective way to therapeutically use essential oils. It does not address the root problem. It is illegal in the United States. To best understand the problems we must first look at how this all got … Continue reading PROBLEMS WITH USING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

PROBLEMS WITH SELLING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

This article is focusing on the problems with selling essential oils like drugs. Some of the key problems are: Essential oils aren't approved as drugs in the United States. A prescription is required by a medical professional licensed to prescribe medicine in his/her State. A license to practice as a pharmacist and control a pharmacy … Continue reading PROBLEMS WITH SELLING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

A Natural Antibiotic: Thyme Oil

Superbugs like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus {MRSA} are on the rise and, unfortunately, are becoming resistant to the drugs used to treat them. When faced with a microbial infection, using natural antibacterial agents may not only be more effective but also safe and risk-free. Apart from using spices like garlic, I recommend you try essential oils derived … Continue reading A Natural Antibiotic: Thyme Oil

Benefits of Carrot Seed Oil

IN ESSENCE... Carrot Seed Essential Oil is steam distilled from the dried seeds of the Daucus carota botanical. This oil should not be confused with Carrot Carrier Oil or Carrot Seed Carrier Oil. Used in aromatherapy applications, Carrot Seed Oil stimulates circulation as well as brain and nerve functions. Its warm, earthy, woody and herbaceous scent have a … Continue reading Benefits of Carrot Seed Oil

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

IN ESSENCE... Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is derived from the steam distillated flowers of the Cananga odorata botanical. There are 5 classifications of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil: Ylang Ylang Extra, Ylang Ylang I, II III, and Ylang Ylang Complete. The numbers refer to the number of times Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is distilled through fractionation. Used in aromatherapy applications, … Continue reading Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil: Creating A Complete Balance

There is so much to say about the “flower of constancy”. Its elegant aroma is fresh, green and sweet with a strong rose note. Its sweetness increases as it evaporates into the atmosphere. A strong oil that is also light and soft at the same time that eases mental stress and worries, while lifting the … Continue reading Geranium Essential Oil: Creating A Complete Balance

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 … Continue reading Essential Oil Spotlight: Orange Oil