Monthly Archives: March 2018

In Essence: Bergamot Oil

The fruit of the Bergamot tree is a cross between the Citrus limetta (a species of Citrus that can be referred to as either “Sweet Lemons” or “Sweet Limes”) and the Orange. It is slightly pear-shaped and slightly yellowish in color. There are numerous theories about how the Bergamot fruit received its name, the most popular one being that it is named

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Orange Oil

All About the Uses and Benefits of Orange Oil: Orange Essential Oil, most commonly referred to as Sweet Orange Essential Oil, is derived from the fruits of the Citrus sinensis botanical. Conversely, Bitter Orange Essential Oil is derived from the fruits of the Citrus aurantium botanical. Orange Oil’s ability to naturally enhance immunity and reduce several symptoms of numerous ailments have lent it to

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21 WAYS TO CLEANSE AND ENERGIZE WITH LEMON OIL

When diffused, Lemon Essential Oil enhances concentration and energy, eliminates toxins in the air and has a calming effect on anxiety.   When used as a household cleaner, Lemon Essential Oil acts as a natural disinfectant for surfaces that also eliminates mold and achieves a streak-free shine.   In a massage, Lemon Essential Oil relieves fatigue and flu symptoms, boosts

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Lemon Oil

Lemon Essential Oil is also known by the nickname “Liquid Sunshine!” Lemon Oil possibly has the most powerful anti-microbial activity of all the essential oils. Both the Lemon fruit and the essential oil have been used in Ayurvedic medicines for thousands of years to treat a vast range of health issues. Lemon Essential Oil is known to be invigorating, cleansing,

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Oregano Oil

RELIEVE AND STIMULATE WITH OREGANO When diffused, Oregano Essential Oil can boost the immune system, improve the efficiency of the respiratory tract, and invigorate body and mind. In a massage, Oregano Essential Oil can improve skin conditions, neutralize pain, and soothe itchiness. In cosmetics, Oregano Essential Oil can fight the look of aging, brighten the complexion, and soothe discomfort associated

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Massage Blends for Body Detoxifying

DETOXIFYING WITH ESSENTIAL OILS Open an alternative health magazine, read the signs in the windows of a spa or health food store, check out the website of your local health practice – chances are you’ll see “Detoxifying” treatments offered – from foot baths to FAR infrared saunas, through to cleansing diets and aromatherapy massage. Every culture features traditional practices that

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In Essence: Clary Sage Oil

HISTORY OF CLARY SAGE OIL Derived from the celebrated medicinal Salvia sclarea herb, which is native to Italy, Southern France, and Syria, Clary Sage Oil receives its name from the Latin word “Clarus,” meaning “clarifying” or “cleansing.” Historically, the seeds of this plant were believed to contribute to the health of the eyes and to improve vision, hence it earned a name

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