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 from herbs like thyme oil.

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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 soothing, refreshing, and grounding effect

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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, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil soothes

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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 spirits. So, did that grab

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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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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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