Geranium: Benefits and Uses

Geranium Essential Oil (pelargonium graveolens) is created from the steam distillation of the plant’s leaves.  It is considered a middle-note oil, used in blends to enhance the oils it is with, and is often called “poor-man’s rose” for it’s similar floral smell and healing properties. If you don’t have Rose Essential Oil on hand, reach for the Geranium! Geranium…
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Palmarosa Essential Oil

Palmarosa is a grass whose botanical name is Cymbopogon martini. The native origin of Palmarosa is from India, this plant grows in India, Vietnam or Guatemala. Extraction of this oil is done by steam distillation of dried grass that is harvested before flowering. The health benefits of Palmarosa may be attributed to its potential properties…

Top 10 Essential Oils for Spring with Diffuser Blend Recipes

We absolutely love Spring, it is such a beautiful time of the year, the days start to get warmer and longer, flowers and trees blooming, birds chirping by our window. It is a time of new beginnings, new health goals, and a great time to refresh your home. Essential oils are a great way to…
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Best Essential Oils for Summer

Most of us Love Summer. All the outdoor activities, the barbecue with friends and family, hikes, picnics, the celebrations and so much more we just love about summer. What nobody loves is the bugs, mosquito bites, flies, ticks etc. If you want a more natural approach to bug repellent, bug bite creams, and bug spray…

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,…

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…