Tag Archives: Essential

Essential Oils – Pennyroyal – A Very Old Oil With a Bad Reputation

Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium) is in the mint family of botanical plants. The oil is obtained through steam distillation of the fresh or dried herb. The British model of aromatherapy has declared this plant offensive so I wanted to investigate it to see if it has any redeeming qualities. Pennyroyal is a perennial herb that grows… Read More »

Health Benefits of Oregano Oil, the King of Essential Oils

Oregano is a member of the mint family. The whole herb extract has over 30 active compounds; the most active compounds being carvacrol and thymol. I consider Oregano Oil to be the king of essential oils because of its many beneficial healing properties. Oregano oil is a potent and effective antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic and… Read More »

Study Aid "A New Earth" by Eckhart Tolle – Best Essential Oils to Use

The essential oils recommended can make wonderful study aids for enlightenment courses, helping set the mood by clearing (Rosemary), creating a sacred space and promoting insight (Frankincense), giving mental clarity (Basil or Peppermint). Adding essential oils to your “New Earth” or other spiritual study space can provide welcomed support to your journey. Diffuse your oils… Read More »

The Essential Oil of Basil – An Uplifting and Strengthening Oil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is in the mint family (Lamiaceae or Labiatae). It has a long tradition both in the East as a medicinal herb and in the West where it is primarily used as a culinary herb. Basil is divided into several chemotypes with each having different properties because of their constituent compounds. Traditionally the… Read More »

Healing Cancer Naturally – Essential Vitamins, Minerals and Herbs to Fight Against Cancer!

Unfortunately there is no one cure for cancer and fighting against cancer is hard, but it is possible. When you have to beat cancer then every little thing counts. There is a lot of things that you can do yourself, to increase your chances of beating cancer. Some people, when they get the news, that… Read More »

Treating Skin Disorders With Basil and Lemongrass Essential Oils

Basil and lemongrass herbs have been widely used since ancient times for food and medicinal purposes. The basil herb, known scientifically as Ocimum sanctum, contains a lot of nutritional value and has been commonly used for generations in Europe for food preparations. In India, the holy basil is also known as the queen of herbs… Read More »

Essential Oils – Cardamon – An Exotic Herbal Spice That Dates Back To Babylonian Days

Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum) is in the ginger family of botanical plants. The essential oil comes from steam distillation of the seeds. Cardamon is a tall herbaceous, reed-like perennial that can grow up to 12-13 feet in height. It has long, silky, blade-shaped leaves with small yellowish flowers with purple tips. The seeds are reddish-brown in… Read More »