Essential Oils in Alternative Acne Therapy

Acne, a common skin disease, affects people from adolescence through adulthood. Regardless of an individual's age, primary and secondary acne lesions can have negative psychosocial effects. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) may offer benefits whether used in a complementary fashion or as an alternative to conventional treatments. CAM acne treatments have not been well-studied by … Continue reading Essential Oils in Alternative Acne Therapy

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What Is Scent Science?

Indulgent, Effective, Intimate There’s Much More To Scenting Than Meets The Nose. Research tells us that the sense of smell affects about 75% of our daily emotions, and plays an important role in memory. The sense of smell is different from the other senses, because it is processed first by the limbic system, the same … Continue reading What Is Scent Science?

The Tranquility Oil; Vetiver Essential Oil

  HISTORY OF VETIVER OIL USAGE Derived from the aromatic roots of the Vetiveria zizanioides (Linn) Nash. botanical, Vetiver Essential Oil has come to be known as both the “Oil of Tranquility” and “The Fragrance of the Soil” in India and Sri Lanka, due to its grounding, sensuous, and deeply calming scent. Vetiver belongs to the … Continue reading The Tranquility Oil; Vetiver Essential Oil

Cedarwood Essential Oil, Uses, Benefits, Skin Care, Hair Care, Aromatherapy

HISTORY OF CEDARWOOD OIL USAGE Cedarwood Essential Oil is steam distilled from the wood of the Cedar tree, of which there are several species, such as Cedrus atlantica, Cedrus deodara, Juniperus Mexicana, and Juniperus virginiana, which are more commonly recognized as Atlas, Himalayan, Texan, and Virginian Cedarwood, respectively. Throughout history, Cedarwood Essential Oil has been used by various cultures, such … Continue reading Cedarwood Essential Oil, Uses, Benefits, Skin Care, Hair Care, Aromatherapy

RELIEVE AND STIMULATE WITH OREGANO

Oregano Essential Oil is reputed to relieve a cough and cold symptoms, to disinfect, and to soothe topical discomforts such as inflammation and itchiness. It can be used in numerous body care products ranging from skin and hair care to emotional care through aromatherapy. This article highlights what can be achieved with natural homemade recipes … Continue reading RELIEVE AND STIMULATE WITH OREGANO

The Aromatics of Peppermint Oil

Menta Piperita  Peppermint (botanical name Menta Piperita) is basically a hybrid plant - a cross between the spearmint and watermint. Although the herb is native to Europe, presently it is grown across the globe. This perennial herb possesses numerous therapeutic properties that were identified and used by the Indians, Egyptians, and Chinese since the ancient times. In order to avail … Continue reading The Aromatics of Peppermint Oil

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

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

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

Laurel Essential Oil

Laurel Leaf essential oil has a fresh, spicy scent that opens your lungs and your mind. It’s invigorating and inspiring. Laurel has a host of therapeutic properties. I like to remember that it’s associated with achievement and victory. So it’s a great helper when it comes to clearing away anything that stands between you and … Continue reading Laurel Essential Oil