Archive for the 'Essential Oils' Category

A Tea Tree Oil Myth Is Busted

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 13, 2013

Uses Of Tea Tree OilRecently, such an amazing natural remedy as tea tree essential oil has gained a great fame and popularity. I believe this product can be found in virtually every home. Why? Certainly because it offers us an amazing variety of very powerful properties and health benefits, thus there is a great number of tea tree oil uses. Known as an excellent anti-inflammatory, this essential oil can be used as acne treatment, as a great natural remedy to relieve the symptoms of respiratory system ailments, as well as a good natural solution for nail fungus. Check out more info about great tea tree oil and benefits here. This oil is widely available in numerous online shops or natural beauty shops, and it is extensively used in modern cosmetics industry.  In order to enjoy the mentioned healing powers of tea tree oil, make sure to purchase a high quality product. Also, talk to your health care specialist before testing the uses of tea tree oil since it can cause allergic reactions in some people. Read the rest of this entry »

Lavender Oil Uses For Fungus

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 3, 2012

Lavender Oil BenefitsLavender and lavender oil are among the oldest known natural remedies for a variety of health conditions and ailments. Lavender oil benefits embrace a great number of therapeutic properties, starting from anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, and ending up with antispasmodic and anti-oxidant.  At that, preventing and treating various fungal infections have been one of the most common lavender oil uses for many centuries. Earlier this year, a group of scientists  from the University of Coimbra in Portugal decided to check out anti-fungal actions of lavender oil and conducted a series of tests for which they used high quality lavender oil extracted from the Lavandula viridis L’Her shrub. This type of lavender is commonly found in southern areas of Portugal and is used to produce lavender oil. Read the rest of this entry »

January 26, 2012

argan oilFor the last decades, the popularity of natural and organic products for skin and hair care has been increasing. Despite a common idea that it is difficult to achieve fast and stable results by using natural formulas, many of us know that herbal remedies, essential oils, herbal extracts, and other natural products are side effects free, and if used on a regular basis they can be very effective for improving our skin health, preventing aging, combating skin infections and imperfections, stopping hair loss, stimulating hair re-growth, and so forth. Read the rest of this entry »

December 6, 2011

Health Benefits Of Oregano OilOregano essential oil is quite a common natural product extracted by steam distillation from fresh or dried flowing tops and leaves of Oregano (Oreganum Vulgare), the plant of the Mediterranean origin which is widely used as a culinary spice. Oregano essential oil is known for its very strong, spicy and therapeutic aroma. The main constituents of oregano oil are linalool, pinene, thymol, borneol, linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate and other chemical compounds. Health benefits of oregano oil are really numerous, that is why this natural product is very commonly becoming a focus of interest of many scientists throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Cinnamon Essential Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 5, 2011

Cinnamon Essential OilCinnamon essential oil is a natural product produced by steam distillation from the bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, a tropical evergreen tree originated from India, Sri Lanka and other hot lands of South Asia. This oil is highly valued in perfumery due to its very strong and special aroma, and this is one of essential oils that have been used in alternative medicine because therapeutic actions and health benefits of cinnamon oil are numerous. Read the rest of this entry »

Sage Essential Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
August 1, 2011

sage oil benefitsSage (Salvia officinalis) is one of the greatest herbs on earth which gives us great opportunities for creating various herbal remedies and herbal extracts for a great variety of diseases and illnesses. Ancient Romans called sage ‘a sacred herb‘ and used to highly value and widely use it for its numerous therapeutic properties and healing actions. In addition to all the purposes, sage leaves and stems also play a role of natural materials for essential oil with very sharp, warm and herbal aroma. Sage essential oil is received by stem distillation and there is a great deal of applications and health benefits of sage oil which are known and proven by modern medical science. Read the rest of this entry »