Articles Categorized in: Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

doTERRA Lemon Essential Oil Review and Uses

​ DoTERRA's lemon essential oil is so much more than a mouth-puckering fruit. This versatile oil can, among other things, nourish your skin, cleanse, and support your metabolism. Oils from doTERRA are pure and concentrated, so a little goes a long way. DoTERRA uses Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade testing to ensure the purest oil possible.​Lemon has known detoxifying properties and can stimulate lymph drainage, aiding your immune system. This can be useful when dealing with allergens It can purify the...
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doTERRA Eucalyptus Essential Oil Review and Uses

Most people when they hear the word “eucalyptus” think of cute koalas nibbling on leaves in a tree. But eucalyptus, also known as Eucalyptus radiata, has many healing antibacterial properties that can also promote clear breathing and alleviate dry and scratchy throats, making this a particularly great way to combat seasonal allergies. Eucalyptus, when applied directly, may cause some people’s skin to react, but if you dilute with a carrier oil such a fractionated coconut oil, you can reduce sensitivity. To...
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doTERRA Basil Oil Review and Uses

Most of us know basil as a fragrant herb added to Italian food, but when in an essential oil format, it can provide many other beneficial uses. DoTERRA’s basil essential oil is highly concentrated and potent—the distilling process of the leaves, stems, and flowers creates a powerful concentration of compounds.Basil has a slightly spicy taste, and the herbaceous oil, among other uses, can make you more alert and focused, and you can, naturally, add the oil to cooking for a...
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Jasmine Essential Oil: 11 Unbelievable Uses That Will Rock Your World

Jasmine Essential Oil: 11 Unbelievable Uses That Will Rock Your  World

​An essential oil that can cheer you up, treat your wounds and boost your sex drive? You're going to want to hear all about it! Extracted from night-blooming jasmine flower and used as an age-old treatment for a plethora of ailments in the Middle East and beyond, jasmine has really stood the test of time and as time goes on more studies are published in support of its healing properties.There are over 300 species of jasmine. The plant is the...
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Cedarwood Essential Oil: 18 Incredible Uses to Boost Your Mind

Cedarwood Essential Oil: 18 Incredible Uses to Boost Your Mind

Cedarwood is a therapeutic essential oil derived by extraction through the steam distillation of the wood of the cedar tree. Cedarwood oil packs a hefty, health-benefit punch, being made up of alpha-cedrene, beta-cedrene, cedrol, widdrol, thujopsene and a host of sesquiterpenes.However, not all cedarwood oils are made equal! A quick Amazon search will quickly prove that there are several varieties with different Latin names available to buy. So which option is the best to go for? Do they all give...
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The Definitive Guide to Veviter Essential Oil

The Definitive Guide to Veviter Essential Oil

Vetiver oil is also known by its other name – khus oil. Unlike lavender and other plant oils that are pretty famous today, it isn’t nearly as well known. The fragrance of this oil is on the heavy side, with earthy undertones when compared to citrus oils. People believe that this oil has calming, relaxing benefits along with a ton of other uses and advantages. What is it? Vetiver is a plant. It has the scientific name chrysopogon zizanioides. Native...
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9 Awesome Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

9 Awesome Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus is a tree that grows in abundance in the Land Down Under (Australia). It is a native to the country and is the favorite food of the koala bear. The tree is very nutrient-rich indeed, providing the local fauna with the nourishment they need to stay healthy. The essential oils that can be made from the eucalyptus have their own benefits as well. The oil is produced using distillation methods like the procedure used for other essential oils except...
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6 Unbelievable Health Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

6 Unbelievable Health Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

What is Lavender Essential Oil? Lavender is a plant that has been in use for generations for its many benefits. It has a scent that can’t be replicated by any artificial process. Since the time of the Egyptians and the Roman Empire, it has been in use for drawing baths, relaxing, cooking and even as a fragrance of sorts. Even today, the oil is used to calm oneself down and bring about relaxation too. In addition to this, it is...
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6 Weird But Handy Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

6 Weird But Handy Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

  What is Lemon Oil? Lemon oil is one of the many essential oils that exist in the world today. It is, as you might expect, extracted from lemon rind. The oil is typically a pale yellow color or even a light green. It smells of the fresh zest of a newly sliced lemon. You can find lemon oil sold in its pure form in many Ayurveda stores. It can also be found mixed with other oils for better healing...
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Which is The Best Oil Diffuser For Aromatherapy?

Many of us dream about having a home that just smells plain good as soon as you step inside. Unfortunately that’s not always doable with common household odors coming from garbage, messy rooms, and even your pets. You can try and mask the unpleasant smells with an air freshener, however these pungent scents in a can are often too strong on the nose. The sickly sweet or fresh scents smell artificial and can be quite overpowering for some. To get...
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