Category: Lavender

Jun 20

Lavender, Clary Sage, and Myrtle Oils Repel Mosquitoes

The use of synthetic chemicals to control mosquitoes has raised several concerns related to environment and human health. Natural products are a very good alternative because of their effectiveness and are environmentally friendly. Among those products, essential oils from plants have entered the picture and have been extensively tested to assess their repellent properties as …

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Jun 06

Lavender and Bergamot Oils Combined with Massage Treat Depression and Anxiety

Aromatherapy massage is the use of essential oils (extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots) for massaging certain areas of the body to the person’s specific needs. The aromatherapy massage therapist can select oils that are relaxing, energizing, stress-reducing, and balancing, etc.  The selected aromatherapy massage oils that will be used for the massage …

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May 08

Essential Oils Battle the Houseflies

Let’s start off with discussing the essential oils that were used in a recent study. First on the list will be lemongrass. Lemongrass is originally from India and Sri Lanka. It is an important medicinal and culinary herb in South and Central America, South East Asia, and the Caribbean, it is widely known as “fever …

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Mar 18

Helichrysum Oil Along with other Essential Oils to the Rescue for Dogs with Dermatitis

What is Malassezia pachydermatis? Malassezia pachydermatis is yeast found on the skin, ears, between the toes, anal sacs, vagina and rectum of dogs. Even though this yeast is a normal inhabitant of these regions, an abnormal overgrowth of the yeast can cause dermatitis, or inflammation of the skin. Malassezia dermatitis can affect any breed of …

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Sep 24

Lavender, Marjoram, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, and Peppermint Essential Oils for Arthritis.

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis, is a disease of the entire joint involving the cartilage, joint lining, ligaments, and underlying bone. The breakdown of these tissues eventually leads to pain and joint stiffness. The joints most commonly affected are the knees, hips, and those in the hands and spine. The …

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Sep 13

Lavender, Rosemary and Cedarwood Essential Oils for Hair Growth and Hair Reduction

The contents of this article contain pertinent information about essential oils for hair growth and essential oils for hair reduction with the validity of the information being backed by human research studies. Let’s get started! The normal cycle of hair goes through a phase of growth and rest. Each individual hair survives for an average …

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Sep 08

Lavender and Tea Tree Oils in the Treatment of Hirsutism.

The normal amount of body hair for women varies. Most of the time, a woman only has fine hair, or peach fuzz, above the lips and on the chin, chest, abdomen, or back. If you have coarse, dark hairs in these areas, the condition is called hirsutism. Such hair growth is more typical of men. …

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Sep 05

Metabolic Effects of Lavender, Clary Sage, Sandalwood and Sweet Orange Essential Oils.

Let’s begin this article in discussing the term “metabolic.” Metabolic is the relationship to or based on metabolism and is often used to refer specifically to the breakdown of food and its transformation into energy. Then, of course, determining what metabolism refers to is all the physical and chemical processes in the body that convert …

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