Peppermint – A Scent of the Season

Peppermint - A Scent of the Season We all know that peppermint brings a burst of invigorating coolness to everything from cakes, candy, cookies, hot chocolate, and tea, but did you know that peppermint-flavored foods get their punch from peppermint essential oil? Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita) is steam distilled from the flowering plant. It has... Continue Reading →

Patchouli Essential Oil Relieves Depression

Patchouli Essential Oil Relieves Depression Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Patchouli oil comes from a species of plant with the genus Pogostemon; from the labiatae family, that includes lavender, mint and sage. This bushy herb has rigid stems, reaching two or three feet in height, and produces small, pale pink flowers. The plant is native to tropical regions of... Continue Reading →

Rosemary Essential Oil: Uses and Benefits

Rosemary Essential Oil: Uses and Benefits http://draxe.com/rosemary-oil-uses-benefits/ Considered sacred by ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Hebrews rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is much more than an aromatic herb that tastes good on potatoes and roasted lamb.  It’s also one of the most powerful herbs and essential oils on the planet. Rosemary has a woody, evergreen like scent... Continue Reading →

Aromatherapy Tip of the Day: September 13, 2013

Today’s Aromatherapy Tip of the Day: September 13, 2013 is Cedarwood, Atlas Cedar Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) Areas of Origin: Algeria, Morocco Essential Oil is steam distilled from Wood Chips and Sawdust Color: Pale Yellow to Deep Amber Aroma: Woody Effect: Cooling Benefits: Relieves Congestion; Repels Insects USES Immune Support - Detoxifies, Fight Fungus, Relieves Swollen... Continue Reading →

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