EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS: QUALITY, TYPES, PRICING and MORE

HISTORY OF ESSENTIAL OILS Due to the worldwide usage of essential oils for centuries, it is difficult to pinpoint exactly which culture began using them first, but the first records of essential oils allegedly come from ancient India, Persia, and Egypt. Greece and Rome also engaged in the widespread trade of aromatic oils and ointments with Eastern countries. … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS: QUALITY, TYPES, PRICING and MORE

Study Evaluates Seven Helichrysum Species for Volatile Profile and Essential Oil Composition

The genus Helichrysum (Asteraceae) contains an estimated 600 species, many of which are aromatic herbs or dwarf perennial shrubs indigenous to South Africa. Sixteen species are native to Europe and the Mediterranean, where they are used in herbal medicine to treat a range of conditions, including respiratory infections, digestive disorders, fever, inflammation, and pain. These healing properties … Continue reading Study Evaluates Seven Helichrysum Species for Volatile Profile and Essential Oil Composition