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5 Essential Oils For Ganglion Cysts [Infographic]

What is that lump on my hand?? Are you plagued with ganglion cysts? Having a ganglion cyst can be very painful.  A ganglion cyst is a swelling on the covering of a tissue that connects your muscle to your bone. It could also be on the top of a joint, which mostly...

How to Heal Wounds and Cuts Fast with Essential Oils

We suffer cuts and wounds of varying degrees, and depending on the magnitude of the injury, the adoption of a healing therapy is important. Essential oils are concentrated hydrophobic liquids that contain volatile aroma compounds from plants. They are extracted from...

11 Amazing benefits you absolutely need from Gardenia Essential Oil

Latin Name: Gardenia jasminoides Aroma: Rich, heady, sweet and string floral scent Physical Appearance: The oil is dark yellow in color. Overall Summary: Gardenias are evergreen shrubs and trees from the Rubiaceae family, with over 140 different species. The Gardenia...

The Top 7 Essential Oils For Snoring

Many a battle in the marital bed has been fought as a result of snoring. It’s a vicious cycle to be woken either by snoring or by a kick. That’s if you’re not kicked out of bed entirely. No matter the cause or the culprit, the bottom line is that it’s costing you...

NOW Essential Oils – An in depth review of NOW Solutions

 NOW Essential OilsWith new beginnings and a new name from NOW Foods to NOW®Solutions; the company is rapidly rising in the essential oil market. However, they just don’t make essential oils, but related aromatherapy products like essential oil diffusers, organic oils...

The Zen by MONQ Review

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The 9 Best Essential Oils for Diabetes

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly nine percent of all adults aged 18 years or older suffer from diabetes, and nearly 1.5 million deaths were directly related to diabetes in 2012.  The WHO goes on to predict that diabetes will be the seventh...

The Top 3 Essential Oils For Circulation

So you are feeling a bit more tired and lethargic these days. Maybe starting to feel numbness in the toes and fingers? If so, there is a high probability that you are suffering from poor circulation. The good news is that there are several essential oils that help...

The Top 7 Essential Oils every household Should be Using

By integrating essential oils in your everyday life, you will be amazed at the multitude of uses these precious oils can have. Not only can they help with certain aspects of your health, but also with cooking and cleaning.They can offer a valuable and versatile...

EBooks on Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

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Health Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil

Latin Name: Helichrysum angustifolia Aroma: Sharp, herbaceous, fresh, earthy aroma Physical Appearance: Light yellow Overall Summary: Helichrysum essential oil is light yellow in color and it is considered a base when used in aromatherapy blends. This is a unique...

Benefits and Uses of Lavender Essential Oil

Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolia Aroma: Floral, sweet and herbal Physical Appearance: Pale yellow, yellow-green to colorless Overall Summary: Lavender essential oil is obtained from Lavandula angustifolia. This is a spiky bush that is native to the Mediterranean...

LemonGrass Essential Oil: Benefits and Uses

Latin Name: Cymbopogon citratus Aroma: strong lemony Physical Appearance: pale yellow – vivid yellow Overall Summary: Lemongrass essential oil is obtained from Cymbopogon citratus. The oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves. The oil is pale yellow to...

Eucalyptus Essential Oil – Why you can’t do without it

Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus Aroma: Camphorous, woodsy Physical Appearance: Clear to yellowish green Overall Summary: Eucalyptus essential oil is extracted from Eucalyptus globulus. The plant is native to South Africa, Portugal, Brazil, Australia, China, Russia and...

Peppermint Essential Oil, Benefits, Uses and More

Latin Name: Mentha x piperita Aroma: strong, fresh, minty green Physical Appearance: Clear to yellowish green Overall Summary: Peppermint essential oil is obtained from Mentha x piperita. The plant is productive and easy to cultivate, making peppermint oil one the...

The Highly Resourceful Frankincense Essential Oil

Latin Name: Boswellia carteri Aroma: fresh, green with warm and balsamic undertone. Physical Appearance: Pale yellow Overall Summary: Frankincense essential oil is obtained from Boswellia carteri, a plant that is native to North Africa, India and Europe. It comes from...

Using Your Outdated Essential Oils

Okay so your faced with finding yourself with a bottle or two of essential oils that is past its shelf life but you hate to just throw it away. We have all been faced with this kind of situation but the good thing is, there are several uses for those outdated...

The 10 Must Have Essential Oils

The beauty and aroma of nature was not simply created as a picturesque exposure to tantalize our senses. Virtually everything in nature is a resource to benefit our lives. From the wild flowers randomly growing along the roadsides, to the bark on the trees in our...

Top 5 Essential Oils

Frankincense Oil (Boswellia carteri) Frankincense Oil has a long history of social, religious and medicinal uses. The plant is native to desert woodland. This natural oil is a pale yellow, mobile liquid with a spicy, pine woody aroma. The oil has balsamic dry-out and...

Essential Oils for Headaches

Using essential oils for headaches will help you manage headaches and stress naturally. Pain from headaches can be caused from a number of different things, with stress the predominant factor. Aromatic oils have been used in stress relief therapy for ages. There are...

Essential Oils for Inflammation

It is important to understand what an inflammatory response is in order to appreciate the resourcefulness of essential oils for inflammation. Inflammation has always played a significant role in infections, such as increased body temperature, coughing, redness,...

Best Smelling Oils

The best smelling oils are those that pass a sensory analysis. According to specialists, sensory analysis is the most precise of assessing the quality and purity of the aroma. You need to clear your nose first before smelling essential oils. You can achieve this by...

Essential Oils for Hemorrhoids

To know how to use essential oils for hemorrhoids effectively, you first need to understand what hemorrhoids are. Hemorrhoids refer to swollen present blood vessels found in and around the anal area and lower rectum. They stretch under pressure and increased pressure...

Essential Oils for Skin

The texture of dry skin is normally thin with dilated capillaries showing up around the cheek areas. Problems associated with dry skin rank top among the various skin problems people face on day to day basis. Dry skin is the outcome of excessive water loss from the...

Essential Oils for Treating Depression and Anxiety

Essential Oils for Treating Depression and Anxiety   There are so many causes of depression which may include: lack of sunlight, heavy metal toxicity, thyroid disorder, stress, hormonal imbalance, allergies, post-traumatic stress syndrome, nutritional...

Essential Oils for Treating Varicose Veins

Essential oils used for varicose veins will help treat enlarged and twisted veins below your skin, particularly in your legs. Increased pressure causes your veins to lose elasticity and become extended with a bluish snake-like appearance. Constipation, smoking and hot...

Essential Oils for Dogs

Why Choose Natural Remedies for Your Dog? Modern medicine has been ruled out as the third leading killer in the world preceded by heart conditions and cancer, and your dog is no exemption to such diseases. Therefore, it is all about proper use of over the counter...

Essential Oils for Shingles

Shingles which is also known as herpes zoster is a skin condition characterized by a blister or rash on the skin. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus which also causes chicken pox. Essential oils for shingles have proved to effectively work in relieving the...

Aromatherapy during Pregnancy and Giving Birth

Aromatherapy can have many benefits if used carefully and in moderation. Whether inhaled, in a bath, or as a massage, its therapeutic uses can be varied - from relieving aches and pains, to helping with nausea. They can also be used in different ways during labor....

Essential Oils to Combat Negativity

Exposure to negativity over prolonged periods of time can leave one in a state of imbalance and may even lead to illness. Here’s how essential oils can play a part to combat negative energy around you. Understanding Negative Energy While some forms of negative energy...

What are Infused Oils?

Infused oils run the gamut from common to rare - they are as ubiquitous as a dressing in your salad, or as exotic as an oil used for anointment in rituals. Though similar to essential oils in the sense that they both contain plant material, there are some key...

Essential Oils for Weight Loss

The psychological and physiological components of weight loss are often overlooked. No doubt good nutrition and exercise are important, but weight loss goes beyond the body - it’s also about the mind, brain chemistry, hormones, emotions and the environment. More than...

Combat Fungal Infection with Essential Oils

Fungal infections are a common affliction and there are many over the counter drugs that can treat them. However, essential oils have been found to be useful in combating fungal infections too - sometimes, they are even more effective than conventional medications....

What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy? As an art and a science, aromatherapy is the therapeutic application of volatile plant oils (aromatic oils) to bring about holistic healing in the body, mind and soul. It is a form of complementary therapy to not only treat disease or symptoms of...