Ginger Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) essential oil is steam distilled, from the rhizomes of the plant, and exhibits a fresh, warm, spicy & sweet aroma. Ginger essential oil has powerful calming, inflammation-cooling, antiseptic, warming and stimulating properties, as

Lime Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) essential oil is cold pressed from the peel of the fruit, and exhibits a sweet, tart and intense citrus aroma. In addition to it's delicious flavor, in the culinary world, lime essential oil

Juniper Berry Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis) essential oil is steam distilled from the berries and needles of the plant and exhibits a sweet, balsamic, woodsy aroma. Juniper Berry is known as a powerful detoxifier and immune booster,

Helichrysum Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) essential oil is steam distilled, from the flowers of the plant, which is often referred to as the "immortal, everlasting flower," due to its rejuvenating effects on skin health. Helichrysum has a

Patchouli Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant, and has an earthy, sweet and woody aroma. Patchouli oil has a long history of use in perfumes and for helping

Wild Orange Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Wild Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil is cold pressed from the outer rind of the fruit and is known for its fresh, fruity, citrusy aroma. Orange is a very relaxing and uplifting oil that exhibits numerous

Lemongrass Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the grass. It has traditionally been used for infectious illness, fevers, circulatory issues, headaches, menstrual irregularities, cramps, hernias, sprains/strains, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental fatigue,

Clove Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata) essential oil possesses numerous therapeutic properties and contains the highest antioxidant score among all herbs and spices. Clove essential oil is steam distilled from the buds and stems of the plant and has

Marjoram Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Marjoram (Origanum majorana) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant and is a calming oil with a spicy, woody aroma, similar to oregano oil, but less intense. It has a long

Lavender Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most commonly used essential oil in the world and has been used therapeutically and religiously for over 2,500 years. Lavender essential oil is steam distilled, from the flowers of the plant,

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Grapefruit (Citrus x paradisi) essential oil is cold pressed from the rind of the fruit and has been used therapeutically for centuries. Grapefruit oil is commonly used to support a healthy metabolism, combat sugar cravings, reduce

Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) essential oil is steam distilled from the bark of the tree and has been used therapeutically for thousands of years, even being mentioned in the Bible as one of the ingredients in the

Cassia Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia) essential oil is mentioned several times throughout the Bible, was often used as an anointing oil and is steam distilled from the bark of the plant. Cassia is a spicy, "hot" oil, with

8 Uses & Benefits of Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) has been used therapeutically for years to help soothe nausea, coughs, colds, digestion, headaches, inflammation, muscle aches and respiratory issues, as well as kidney function and reproductive complaints. Similar to ginger, cardamom is a

7 Uses for Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus radiata) is a native evergreen tree to Australia and is known for its high nutritional value for koala bears and other wildlife, but that's not all it's good for. Eucalyptus oil which is steam

Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) essential oil is one of the oldest European herbs used for therapeutic purposes and is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves of the plant. Peppermint essential oil is known for it's

Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Frankincense (Boswellia frereana, Boswellia carterii, Boswellia sacra) is known as the "king of essential oils." It is one of the most prized and precious essential oils because of its extraordinary list of health benefits. Frankincense is

Healing with Aromatherapy

Guest Post by: Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D. In the modern world, our sense of smell is bombarded with, and exhausted by, all the aromas that surround us. Upon awakening, we take baths and showers, lathering

Lavender Essential Oil for Stress Relief

Lavender is an incredibly versatile, powerful, and yet still gentle essential oil natural health remedy for naturally balancing our body's systems. It's a must-have oil for anyone who is interested in natural living. We often recognize it for

Natural Solutions for Hormones

The use of essential oils for health dates back thousands of years, and is even referenced in the Bible. I'm continually looking for ways to decrease the toxic load on my body and find natural

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