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May 6, 2020
Therapeutic Benefits of Essential Oils

Complete List of Therapeutic Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used for their therapeutic benefits for centuries across civilizations. Recent studies have confirmed the essential oils’ several therapeutic and medicinal qualities. Circulatory, lymphatic, eliminative, reproductive, endocrine, muscular, and skeletal systems in our body respond favorably to aromatherapy. The presence of therapeutic benefits makes them effective as a natural remedy and alternative to modern medicine. In this article, we will discuss the major therapeutic benefits of essential oils. Essential oils comprise several hundreds of compounds such as ketones, aldehydes, monoterpenes, etc. Essential oils own their therapeutic benefits […]
April 22, 2020
Difference Between Lavender Oils

Definitive Difference Between Lavender Oils

Not all lavender oils are equal. Lavender term is used to refer to more than 30 species of small aromatic flowering plants belonging to the Lavandula genus in Lamiaceae or mint family. Lavender oil can refer to oil from any of these species. These oils have therapeutic benefits different from each other. In aromatherapy, it is important to differentiate both the fragrance characteristics and the clinical action of various types of lavender oils. Read on to find out the difference between lavender oils from different species of lavender.   Although there are […]
April 8, 2020
List of Essential Oils - More than 100 Essential Oils

List of Essential Oils

There are more than 3,000 different types of essential oils extracted from plants, out of which around 300 are considered commercially important. We have compiled a list of essential oils with more than 100 most commonly used essential oils for your easy reference. For a more detailed table with additional information such as properties and usages, download the PDF. List of Essential Oils Name Botanical Name Aroma Note Diffusion Safety Topical Safety Pregnancy Ajwain Trachyspermum ammi Warm, Pungent, Peppery Top 6+ Months 2+ Years No Allspice Pimenta officinalis Earthy, Sweet, […]
February 26, 2020
Carrier oils to use with essential oils - coconut oil, apricot oil, jojoba oil, grape seed oil, evening primrose, rosehip, flaxseed, black cumin, olive, argan , sesame, pomegranate seed

Carrier Oils: Top 15 Oils to Use With Essential Oils

When we discuss essential oils, it is necessary to discuss carrier oils. Essential oils are not applied directly to the skin since they are very potent. Hence, we dilute the essential oils in carrier oils and then apply essential oils on the skin.  Carrier oil acts as the medium for the essential oils and essential oil is eventually absorbed into the body. Using carrier oils, you not only get the therapeutic benefits of the essential oils but also the vitamins and benefits of the properties of the carrier oil. What […]
April 14, 2019
Why to Use Essential Oils

10 Simple Reasons Why to Use Essential Oils in Daily Life

Most of the people I met, either have no clue what essential oils are or have no idea why they should be part of our daily lives. It is enriching and exciting at the same time for me to tell them how essential oils can improve our lives in many ways – from providing relief from stress, anxiety, sleep disorders to improving general health to reduce reliance on chemical-based cosmetics and personal and home care products. Here, we have summarized a few simple reasons why to use essential oils in […]
April 7, 2019
Essential Oils for Beginners

6 Must Have Essential Oils for Beginners

Are you new to essential oils? Most of the people new to essential oils are confused with a large number of choices of essential oils. There are more than 300 commercially available essential oils in the market. It is natural to feel overwhelmed with such a wide variety of essential oils. For beginners, it is difficult to comprehend how to begin using essential oils. In the article, we are going to discuss 6 must-have essential oils for beginners. Read on to find out why and how to use these essential […]
January 26, 2019
Essential Oil Safety and Dilution Guide

Essential Oils Safety and Dilution Guide

Essential oils have been used for centuries for a variety of purposes including as sources of medicines, foods, preservatives, articles in religious and social ceremonies and remedies to modify behavior. But there are a lot of misconceptions about the safety of essential oils. You may come across claims declaring them to be completely safe or unsafe. Nothing is far from the truth. Let’s discuss essential oils safety and dilution guide for safe use of oils? Essential Oils Are Different From Plants Some people may think that since essential oils are […]
August 22, 2018
Shelf Life of Essential Oils

Shelf Life of Essential Oils

The shelf life of essential oils affects the properties and usability of oils. The shelf life of each bottle of essential oil may be different because a large number of factors affect the shelf life. Read on further to learn about what factors affect the shelf life and how to improve it. Do Essential Oils Expire? Essential oils do not expire in the traditional sense, which means they do not turn rancid. However; they degrade their aroma quality and lose their therapeutic values over a period of time and may […]
August 11, 2018
Essential Oil Regulations and Handling

Essential Oil Regulations and Handling

Essential oils are comprised of hundreds of natural chemical compounds and are widely used in industries such as pharmaceuticals, flavoring, fragrance, and aromatherapy because of their characteristics and properties. Considering the emphasis on safety for chemical uses, essential oils are regulated across the nations. It is advisable to have knowledge and compliances with regards to essential oils regulations and handling for hassle-free use and trade of essential oils. Essential Oil Regulations in the USA In the USA, essential oils are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) depending […]
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