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 Tips To Better Sleep

Ah, sleep… There is nothing like it after a busy, hectic day. Curled up all nice and toasty in comfy blankets, a nice cool pillow under your head. A sigh of relief escapes you with the promise of a brand new day come morning. Sleep is absolutely essential for achieving a healthy, happy life. But… Continue reading Top 8 Tips To Better Sleep

Eucalyptus Oil: Benefits & Uses

Years ago, before ever venturing into a more natural lifestyle of food and health, there were only two things I knew about eucalyptus: Koalas loved it, and Vicks VapoRub. That’s it. Since then I’ve eagerly taken the opportunity to learn more about eucalyptus, as well as other essential oils, and have found its benefits to… Continue reading Eucalyptus Oil: Benefits & Uses

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

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 and Uses for Frankincense Oil

For many centuries, frankincense oil has been one of the most sought after essential oils in the world. Known for its medicinal benefits, and as a popular ingredient in cosmetics and incense burners, frankincense has been found in the remains of Ancient Egyptian and Anglo-Saxon civilizations. It is also closely associated with Christian tradition as… Continue reading The Benefits and Uses for Frankincense Oil

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