Cinnamon Essential Oil Benefits And Uses

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Cinnamon bark essential oil (Cinnamomum verum) is derived from the plant of the species name Laurus cinnamomum and belongs to the Lauraceae botanical family. Native to parts of South Asia, today cinnamon plants are grown across different nations throughout Asia and shipped around the world in the form of cinnamon essential oil or cinnamon spice. What makes essential oils different than ground or whole herbs is their pote...

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits And Uses

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Ylang ylang essential oil comes from flower petals of the large, tropical, ylang ylang tree. Ylang ylang means “flower of flowers” and was given this name because of its floral sweet scent. In fact, ylang ylang oil is one of the key ingredients used in the legendary perfume Chanel No. 5! It’s been highly sought after for centuries for its natural thickening effect on hair and also its healing properties for ...

Aromatherapy Benefits And Common Uses

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Alternative treatments, such as aromatherapy, are often offered in therapeutic practices, including massage centers, yoga studios and spas, even hospice settings and chiropractic offices. So what is aromatherapy, exactly? Essential oils used in aromatherapy are made using dozens of different medicinal plants, flowers, herbs, roots and trees grown all over the world — which have proven, powerful effects on improving physical,...

Essential Oils are More Effective and a Safer Alternative to Treat Headaches and Migraines Today

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Millions of people across the world suffer from headaches every day for a variety of reasons, and they’re often not sure what to blame! There are so many causes, which include stress, fatigue, allergies, hormones, nutritional deficiencies, constipation, poor posture, low blood sugar, and alcohol or drug consumption. Then, of course, there’s the wicked combination of a couple of those causes. If you suffe...

Bedtime Face Wash

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Making your own face wash ensures a chemical free, gentle wash that you can cater to whatever scent you choose.  You can use relaxing scents such as lavender when you are winding down in the evening or something invigorating like peppermint to get your morning going. Essential Oil Face Wash 1/2 Cup Baking Soda 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil 5-10 Drops Lavender Essential Oil 1/4 Cup Pure Liquid Castile Soap Mix all together and store in an...

Top 25 Peppermint Oil Uses and Benefits

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Pleasantly suitable for an abundance of oral and topical uses and antimicrobial properties, peppermint may be the most versatile essential oil in the world along with lavender. Literally, there are few body, health, and mind issues that it cannot help. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. It also has antimicrobial propertie...

Lemon and Lavender Liquid Laundry Soap

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Still on the fence about making your own chemical free laundry soap. Here are 5 key reasons to help you make your decision easier. In the long run, it’s cheaper! It’s chemical-free You can choose your own scents with your favorite essential oils Made with all-natural ingredients You don’t have to grate any soap! LEMON AND LAVENDER LIQUID LAUNDRY SOAP 2 gallon bucket 2 gallons water 1/2 cup Washing Soda ...

Essential Oils For Your Daily Beauty Routine

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Give your daily beauty regimen an extra boost with these natural skin, hair, and body enhancers. Essential oils have been around for centuries. They have all sorts of uses, including health enhancement, spiritual practices, and improving general well-being. Their aromatic scents, natural healing, and cleansing properties also make them a perfect supplement for your beauty routine. Here are some easy ideas about how to integrate es...

Surviving Seasonal Allergies Using Essential Oils

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An allergy is an over-reaction of our immune system to certain substances such as dust, pollen, animal hair, synthetic materials, or foods. Allergic reactions can make you feel miserable and ruin your day. There are a number of essential oils for allergies that can help you to relieve and treat the common symptoms of allergic reactions. People who suffer from allergies often try to avoid triggers, but that is nearly impossible...

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