Sandalwood Oil Benefits & Uses

Although the name may escape some, the scent of sandalwood oil is both quite familiar and intoxicating. You may recognize its warm, rich, woody fragrance from numerous body care products, perfumes as well as various skin and beauty treatments. It’s also often used in incense sticks, and room fresheners. The smell is simply fantastic, but… Continue reading Sandalwood Oil Benefits & Uses

Top 8 Benefits of Cinnamon

One of the most popular and recognized spices in the world, cinnamon offers some of the most impressive health benefits around from immunity booster to managing diabetes. Dating back to ancient Egypt, cinnamon is used in various dishes all over the world for its desirable flavor. In the past, it was used as a food… Continue reading Top 8 Benefits of Cinnamon

Rosemary Oil: Benefits and Uses

Due to it’s variety of benefits, Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) is one of the most favored essential oils since ancient times. The rosemary bush belongs to the mint family along with basil, lavender, sage, and myrtle. In the Mediterranean region rosemary is very popular as a culinary herb, and many meals are cooked with it both… Continue reading Rosemary Oil: Benefits and Uses

The Sweet, Sensational Benefits and Uses for Raw Honey

Some might assume the word raw equates inedible when it comes to food. Truthfully, that’s not always the case. In fact, when coming across the word raw what it really means is the preservation of vital nutrients in certain foods. Of course, meats and poultry should most definitely be cooked. But just as raw veggies… Continue reading The Sweet, Sensational Benefits and Uses for Raw Honey

Lovely Lavender Oil: Benefits & Uses

When I initially became interested in essential oils lavender was my first candidate, and I couldn’t have made a better choice. Not only does lavender oil smell divine, but it contains amazing benefits that help keep insects away, clear acne, cure insomnia, and even subdue muscle pain. Lavender oil is extracted from the flowers of… Continue reading Lovely Lavender Oil: Benefits & Uses

The Benefits of Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood oil has a lot going on than most would expect. Its benefits can be attributed to its antiseborrihoeic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticidal, sedative, and fungicidal properties. Nature made a point of reminding me of cedarwood recently during an escape from my usual habitat, the asphalt jungle. Traveling through a wooded… Continue reading The Benefits of Cedarwood Oil

Benefits of Elderberry

Not only do elderberries taste amazing, but they offer vital health benefits that simply cannot be ignored, such as slowing the spread of cancer, immunity booster, protection against infection and bacteria, weight loss aid, reduces pain and speed of autoimmune disease, and more. Elderberries are fruit from the flowering plant Sambucus, more commonly referred to… Continue reading Benefits of Elderberry