Posts Tagged ‘Essential Oil’

5 Essential Oils You Need In Your Home

These 5 essential oils are must-haves for a Joyous Home, free of chemicals! Essential oils are one of the most versatile natural products out there. From home cleaning to freshening the air in your home to helping with insomnia and anxiety, there really is an essential oil for everything and everyone!   Lavender Essential Oil…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Soothing Magnesium Bath Salt Gift Kit You’ll Need 2 – 8 oz Mason Jars 1 cup Magnesium Flakes 2/3 cup Epsom Salts 15 drops of NOW Peaceful Sleep essential oil Instructions Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Separate the mixture between two mason jars and add your own creative flare! Endless…

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Bergamot

Bergamot has a green, light citrus/floral note, fruity and warm. Encouraging and balancing to the spirit, bergamot combats fatigue due to stress, tension and anxiety. Bergamot is reputed to strengthen the immune system. It’s the flavoring in Earl Grey tea. Some authorities recommend bergamot as a treatment for herpes, shingles, eczema and psoriasis, although much…

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Peppermint

Botanical  Information Peppermint, a cross between two types of mint (water mint and spearmint), is used as both a flavoring agent and a medicine. The leaves and stems contain the volatile oil menthol. It is available as a tea, prepared from dried leaves, a tincture, enteric-coated capsules and topical preparations. Features & Benefits A number…

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Oregano (Oil of)

Botanical  Information Closely related to the herb marjoram, oregano is high in antioxidant activity, due to the high content of phenolic acids and flavonoids, including thymol and carvacrol. Features & Benefits Helps to alleviate toothache with topical use Help control yeast and fungi in the body, including issues with candida such as athlete’s foot and…

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YlangYlang

YlangYlang is reminiscent of Jasmine in aroma; the “flower of flowers” is sweet and exotically floral. It is known in Asia as an antidepressant and generally stabilizes mood swings. It is well documented as an aphrodisiac. YlangYlang mixed with Jasmine or Rose is used to treat sexual difficulties, especially those stemming from lack of confidence.…

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Wintergreen

A dangerous essential oil, but if used properly does have its place in treating acute pain. Wintergreen can be a powerful pain reliever. However, it is too potentially dangerous to use on a routine basis. Properly diluted, especially in a base of St. John’s Wort infused oil, it can ease acute pain of gout or…

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Tea Tree

Tea Tree has won a reputation as a “cure all” because of its powerful antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. It is the first suggestion for athlete’s foot, nail viruses and other fungal infections. It’s also used in anti-acne remedies, and in diffusers to combat flu and other viral infections. It is often recommended as the…

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Tangerine

Tangerine is an effective alternative to orange oil; when used in a blend, it’s a bit lighter and much sweeter than orange. Emotionally, tangerine is cheering and strengthening. Use it in a room spray or the aroma lamp with a touch of basil to improve mood. WARNING: As with all the citrus oils, beware of…

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Sandalwood

This rich and sweet-scented oil is known to aid meditation and as an aphrodisiac. Emotionally, it relaxes stress, soothes irritation, and lifts depression. Sandalwood acts as a tonic to the immune system. It balances both dry and oily skin, is useful in treating acne and skin rashes.

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