Lavender essential oil is a colorless or green-yellow essential oil which is obtained from distilling fresh flowers of several species of the lavender plant.  It has a sweet aroma and bitter taste. Its fragrance makes it a good ingredient for...
For thousands of years, man has depended on essential oils as one of his healers.  It is because these wonders of nature are equipped with the ability to provide relief to a lot of diseases, discomforts and pains. Essential oils...
Aromatherapy is an age-old way to provide relief to anxiety and certain discomforts.  It is also used as a way to relax a person's body and mind and to boost his sense of well-being.  They can be applied in...
There are a lot of things to consider when buying essential oils and aromatherapy products.  The market is loaded with doubtful items that might harm you. Different aromatherapy products vary on purity depending on the production method used by their...
Flax is a plant that is cultivated for its seed which is the source of flaxseed oil - a rich source of compounds that is used for its medicinal value. Flaxseed oil is loaded with essential fatty acids.  These are...
Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is the fruit of a subtropical tree which is known for its thick yellow rind and somewhat acidic pulp.  Its peel contains essential oils which can be extracted by means of compression.  Many of the medicinal...
As its name implies, carrot seed essential oil is an extract of the dried seeds of the carrot plant and from the dried plant itself. This essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation.  It is widely used...
Anise essential oil is pale yellow, viscous oil extracted from the Southwest Asian plant scientifically named Pimpinella anisum.  This essential oil has the aroma which is distinctive of black licorice and it has been used since ancient times to...
Morning sickness refers to the extreme discomfort that pregnant women usually experience in the morning especially during the second trimester of their pregnancy.  Its indications include nausea, vomiting and aversion to certain foods. There are various ways to reduce the...
Jasmine essential oil is an extract from the flowers of the jasmine plant, a genus of flowering shrubs and vines in the olive family. Jasmines bloom at night.  Its white or yellowish flowers emit strong but sweet romantic fragrance, and...