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

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

Coconut Oil: Benefits & Uses

If there’s one oil other than olive oil that I absolutely swear by it’s coconut oil. I love coconut oil. Its sweet scent, taste, its variety of uses both in and out of the kitchen. It’s gentle enough for skin, and strong enough to prevent heart disease, even HIV and cancer. Coconut oil simply has… Continue reading Coconut 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

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 Outstanding Benefits of Oatmeal

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there’s nothing better than a warm bowl of oatmeal to start your day off right especially when the weather is cooler. With its high content of dietary fiber, and loads of vital vitamins and minerals, you most definitely can’t go wrong with oatmeal. But… Continue reading The Outstanding Benefits of Oatmeal