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Incredible Benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil

Black Pepper Piper Nigrum is a common essential oil that has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine and by the ancient Greeks. It originates from Madagascar, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and China, and comes from the unripe fruit/berry, which grows from a small white flower on the woody vine. It’s smell is sharp,…

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Love is in the Air

It's almost Valentine's Day and essential oils can most definitely be used to set a romantic mood. Whatever your plans are this year, we'd like to share some of the most passionate essential oils for romance and for pampering yourself. Ylang Ylang - Has been known to lift mood and invigorate one's spirit, can support…

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Ravintsara Essential Oil

Ravintsara Cinnamomum Camphora Ravintsara is a pale yellow or colourless essential oil, that originates from Madagascar. It is extracted from the dark green and waxy leaves of the large Cinnamomum Camphora tree in the Lauraceae family. Its name actually means "good leaf" in Madagascar. Ravintsara has a fresh smell that is similar to Eucalyptus or Camphor. Over…

HELICHRYSUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Helichrysum is known as the "everlasting" or "immortal" oil, and is generally found in the Mediterranean, India, and the Balkans. The oil comes from the stems and leaves of the plant and has been used for medicinal purposes, but is highly revered for its regenerative and protective benefits in skin care.  Helichrysum is traditionally favored…

Petitgrain Essential Oil

Petitgrain essential oil is produced from the same botanical species (Citrus Aurantium) as Neroli and Bitter Orange, but Petitgrain has its own characteristically unique aroma of bitter-sweet, somewhat harsh, woody, floral smell. Petitgrain is distilled from the leaves and twigs Petitgrain is sometimes known as the poor man’s Neroli because it is much less expensive…

Essential Oils for Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp Psoriasis is a painful and embarrassing condition that one can have. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that can affect the skin, including the scalp. The National Psoriasis Foundation report that 2-3% of the US population suffers from this chronic condition. When our immune system sends the wrong signals to the body, Psoriasis will start…

Hemp Seed Oil Benefits

Hemp Seed Oil is one of the world’s oldest and healthiest natural oils. Produced from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa plant, Hemp Seed Oil has a perfect ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 essential fatty acids and 80% total essential fatty acids, which is more than any other plant. With this perfect blend of omega…

The important difference between HEMP and MARIJUANA

Hemp and Marijuana fall under the same Hemp plant family. The Latin term for Hemp is Cannabaceae, or Cannabis for short. However Hemp and Marijuana are two, very different variations of cannabis, just as lemons and oranges are two, very different variations of fruits. Marijuana is the psychoactive variety of cannabis that gets people “high”…