Category: essential oil

Basil: Herb of Scorpions, Doctors, and Kings

For most Americans, the scent of basil usually means Italian food. But this herb is good for much more than just pasta. Some say the basil name comes from “basilisk”—the Greek word for dragon or lizard. Others say it comes from “basileus,” the Greek word for king. Tales from basil folklore support both interpretations. Basil…


9 Great Uses for Lavender

A friend of mine calls lavender the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils because you can use it in so many ways. I prefer to think of it as the perfect way to start and end my day. From fresh lavender bouquets to dried lavender petals to essence of lavender oil, Mother Nature has created…


Lavender, A Basic Primer

In a 2014 study on the potential medicinal uses for Lavender, it was stated that lavender traditionally has a variety of therapeutic and curative properties, ranging from inducing relaxation to treating parasitic infections, burns, insect bites, and spasm. There is growing evidence suggesting that lavender oil may be an effective medicament in treatment of several…


What to Consider When Purchasing an Essential Oil Diffuser

A diffuser is a handy little machine that will help you enjoy the therapeutic value of your favorite essential oils in a safe manner. To make your aromatherapy experience as enjoyable as possible, you will first have to find a diffuser that fits your usage intentions. Taking into consideration the size of your room, noise…


Why You Need Essential Oils In Your Household For The Winter Season

Essential oils have become extremely popular in the last decade or so as the go-to remedy for a variety of situations. They are simple to use, very enjoyable (unlike many natural remedies), and support many of the core systems that people are having difficulty with today. You can use essential oils in any season of…