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

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