Tag Archives: Oils

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 »

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 »

Essential Oils – Marigold – An Absolute From the African Khaki Bush

Marigold or tagetes (Tagetes minuta) is in the daisy family of botanical plants. The oil is obtained through distillation of the fresh flowering plant. An absolute is also made from the flowering herb. Known in Africa as ‘Khaki bush’, it is now also grown in France and North America and is a weed with deeply… Read More »

Essential Oils Work Remarkably Well With the Popular Galvanic Treatments

Good, all purpose essential oils for skin care include lavender, sandlewood, geranium, and patchouli, plus numerous others depending on your skin type. All skin types benefit from a regular moisturizer. Jojoba oil is an excellent oil for the face, as it has collagen and elastin-like properties and is readily absorbed. It is not a true… Read More »