Rose Essential Oil Benefits

Damask Rose - the source for Rose Essential Oil

This oil is produced from the petals of rose flowers and it takes about 8,000 roses or 42 lbs. of rose petals to make 5 ml or approx. 1 tsp. of essential oil. Rose petals are harvested by hand after the morning dew has dried yet before the hot midday sun is up. The petals then have to be processed either by distillation or extraction to remove the essential oils from the petals.

Read more

National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day deserves to be celebrated. You are probably not going to have fabulous skin by eating a diet filled with junk food, fats and sugars. What you put in your mouth really does show up on your skin. So how do we celebrate National Carrot Cake Day without suffering incredible guilt pangs at not eating right? Read on!

Read more

Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits

Essential-oil-bottle

Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits. I don’t know about you, but I see benefits listed for essential oils and I wonder a bit what makes that essential oil work for that ailment. To further both my understanding and hopefully provide assistance to you when reaching for a natural alternative for your health I am going to try and translate Julia’s information into a slightly more practical and beneficial form.

Read more

Lavender – 20 Ways It Can Benefit You.

lavender-essential-oil-benefits

Lavender essential oil is probably regarded by many as the single most important essential oil nature brings us. I know lavender is our best selling scent among our products. If you are interested in delving into the world of aromatherapy and want to try an essential oil lavender is a good place to begin.

Read more

5 Pain Points Essential Oils Can Help

Essential Oil Assortment

We all experience pain points in our lives and essential oils can help with some of those. I am a firm believer in the benefits of essential oils because they have helped me. In this post I am going to cover 5 different areas where essential oils are often helpful.

Read more

Ramp up your COVID-19 Protection!

Some people may think that all-natural soap may not be as effective a weapon against disease but in fact, actually, the reverse is true. If you choose soap made with the right essential oils you can be adding an extra layer of protection in your efforts to stay free of the Coronavirus.

Read more

What the heck is Lavandin?

Lavender Plant

When looking at ingredients on a natural product that uses essential oils you may see lavandin listed either with lavender or without. It is an essential oil that is similar to lavender with many of the same qualities. Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) is actually a hybrid created from true lavender (lavendula augustifolia) and spike lavender (Lavendula latifolia). The true lavender grows higher in the mountains while the spike lavender or aspic as it is sometimes known grows down lower. Where they tended to meet they would cross pollinate and lavandin came into being.

Read more

Geranium Essential Oil – Why I think it’s so great!

Geranium has a great, floral scent and is one of the few floral scents in essential oils that are reasonably priced enough to work with for soaps. Geranium is also is useful for many medical and skincare applications as well as strongly impacting your emotions.

Read more