Ylang ylang essential oil has incredible benefits. It can help with depression, anxiety, high blood pressure and so much more. Plus it's so calming and relaxing! Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Properties Botanical name: Cananga odorata Color: light yellow. Smell: It's sweet, floral and a little spicy. Compounds: Ylang ylang flowers are used to make the
Basil essential oil is wonderful; it smells just like the herb! And it has great benefits. It's antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and so much more! Basil Essential Oil Properties Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum Color: light green. Smell: It's similar to the herb, mild and a little peppery. Compounds: Methyl chavicol or estragole (30% - 45%), linalool,
Ever heard of agarwood oil or oud? It's an incredibly rare essential oil that's more expensive than gold! Here’s why. When rare agarwood trees are infected with a certain type of mold, it forms a resin deep within the tree. Only when the tree is cut and the heartwood processed, the thick, aromatic resin can
Ajwain oil has great health benefits. It can improve breathing, reduce inflammation and so much more.
Do you use essential oils for headaches? I know I do. When that throbbing pain starts, I grab my lavender oil. All I need is my lavender. But it isn't the only essential oil that can ease your pain. You can try peppermint and German chamomile too! And these oils are pain-relieving and proven!
What makes wheat germ oil so special for your skin? Its Vitamin E content! It has one of the highest levels among the skin oils. And you know how amazing Vitamin E is especially for skin and hair! What's in Wheat Germ Oil? Wheat germ oil has fatty acids, proteins, lecithin, vitamins (A, D,
I love using apricot kernel oil. It's quite light and doesn't leave my skin feeling ikky or greasy. It works great in my massage blends to thin out avocado oil and wheat germ oil. Apricot Kernel Oil Properties Botanical name: Prunus armeniaca Color: It ranges from yellow to almost golden. Smell: It's super mild,
I first wrote on the best antibacterial essential oils in 2014. That was a while ago. There's been quite a bit of essential oil research since then. But the original study (from 1999) I looked at still applies. Why? Because it compared the antibacterial activity of 52 oils on ten drug resistant bacteria and fungi.
Do you use avocado oil for skin? You should! It's an amazing moisturizer that can help with psoriasis and wrinkles! Avocado Oil Properties Botanical Name: Persea americana. Color: Unrefined avocado oil is dark green. The refined oil is pale yellow. Smell: Unrefined, it is nutty but unrefined oil barely has a smell. Texture: I
I always... and I mean always have peppermint essential oil in my fridge. I use it more than lavender oil! And it has so many incredible benefits. I use it to clear my sinuses, relief my flu symptoms and clean my counters. It even helps me concentrate. And that's not the half of it. Peppermint