Essential Oils

9 Health Benefits Of Anise Star Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Illicium verum Origin: China Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Fruit Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, and similar to licorice Consistency: Thin Color: Clear Blends Well With: Rose, and other florals     The following properties and benefits will only be noticed when using a high quality Anise Star oil. Please do your research before buying oils; Analgesic …

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10 Health Benefits Of Elemi Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Canarium luzonicum Origin: Philippines Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Resin Aroma: Lemony, sweet, tangy-green, and slightly musky Blends Well With: Frankincense, geranium, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, lavender, rosemary, myrrh, sandalwood, galbanam, sage, melissa, orange, rosewood and ylang ylang.       I adore Elemi essential oil. Probably because it smells like frankincense except elemi has a …

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DIY Pain Relief Salve With Essential Oils

  It’s not always practical to take your essential oils and dilute it with a carrier oil every time your in pain that’s why I love making homemade salves that help with all sorts of different pains. The best part, it’s all natural, and you can control the strength. For this pain relief salve I used Muscle Relief Synergy blend …

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12 Health Benefits Of Amyris Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera Origin: Haiti Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Wood Aroma: Woody, herbaceous, dry, and earthy Consistency: Thick Color: Clear – Pale Yellow Blends Well With: Cedarwood, and other woodsy aromas   The following properties and benefits will only be noticed when using a high quality Amyris oil. Please do your research before buying oils; …

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8 Reasons Why You Should Be Diffusing Essential Oils

  Diffusing essential oils is the easiest way to start using your new essential oils.  Diffusers are available in many different shapes, sizes and prices.  It’s the most cost effective way to use essential oils, and everyone at home or the office can take advantage of the countless benefits.  Although there are countless reasons why you should start using a …

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Homemade Vicks Vapor Shower Disks – Recipe

    I dread the flu season. The cough, fever and body aches is the worst. I recently spotted the Vicks Vapor  Shower Disks, but they are expensive and probably filled with synthetic additives. Since I had the ingredients at home I I decided to make my own after seeing a tutorial here.  These shower disks are perfect for the …

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15 Health Benefits Of Thyme Essential Oil

    BOTANICAL NAME: Thymus vulgaris ORIGIN: France AROMA: Dry, sweet, herbaceous, and slightly-peppery COLOR: Clear EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation PLANT PART: Herb BLENDS WELL WITH: Cardamom, and other spices; Geranium, and other florals     Thyme can invigorate the senses when directly inhaled or diffused. Having antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties makes Thyme especially effective for acne, burns, bruises, …

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