Category Archive: Health Conditions

Sep 02

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season

Jan 12

Lavender Fights Depression and Insomnia

The use of lavender has been recorded for more than 2,500 years. Egyptians, Phoenicians and the people of Arabia used lavender as a perfume — and also for mummification, by wrapping the dead in lavender-dipped shrouds. In ancient Greece, lavender was called “nardus,” “nard,” or “spikenard” (named for the Syrian city of Naarda) and was …

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Jan 12

Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree, and Lavender Essential Oils for Coughs

A cough often accompanies the common cold or flu, seasonal allergies, asthma, pneumonia or bronchitis. Smoke or other irritating substances in the environment can bring on a cough. GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease) may cause a cough. Medicines that control high blood pressure have been known to produce coughing. You should not be too concerned if …

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Jan 12

Eucalyptus and Pine Needle Oil Preventing Winter Illnesses

Eucalyptus essential oil has antiseptic and antibacterial properties making it a must for colds and flu. It is often found in cough drops and ointments such as the infamous Vicks VapoRub just take a whiff – you are smelling eucalyptus. Eucalyptus essential oil stimulates the immune system and combats inflammation in the lungs. Use it …

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Jan 12

Jasmine Essential Oil Along with Massage Relieves Depression

Jasmine essential oil is known for its sweet and exotic aroma. It has been a favorite oil for many people for thousands of years. The name Jasmine comes from the Persian word ‘yasmin’ which means “a gift from God.” Listed below are jasmine essential oil uses: Anxiety Depression Fatigue Stress Menstrual cramps Menopausal symptoms Jasmine …

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Jan 12

Echinacea for Decreasing Incidence and Duration of the Common Cold

Echinacea essential oil is best known for its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties making it a must have to prevent or treat acute viral and bacterial infections, colds, and flu. If you feel like you are getting sick, start taking echinacea as soon as possible. Most of the time a few days of Echinacea essential …

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Nov 27

Peppermint Oil for the Holidays and for Reducing Daytime Sleepiness

Happy Holidays! This article could be a life saver for all of us this holiday season. The stress, the hustle and bustle, we need all the help we can get. Let’s face it there is no room for daytime sleepiness on our agenda. Peppermint oil to the rescue! Please keep in mind peppermint oil is …

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Nov 27

Sweet Orange and Basil Essential Oils for the Holidays and Treating Skin Conditions

The Holidays are here! Let’s use sweet orange and basil essential oils to do some cooking sending a wonderful fragrance all through the house. Essential oils have been a significant component of medical therapy for thousands of years. The role of essential oils in medicine today has been replaced with prescription medications. Lately there has …

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Nov 27

Cinnamon Essential Oil for Christmas and Lowers Blood Pressure

What better way to celebrate the Holidays than using essential oils. The aromas of the oils can be so diverse – some stimulating, some relaxing, some for digestion, and the list goes on. Cinnamon essential oil has a wonderful spicy fragrance so let’s put some in a diffuser sending the aroma throughout the house. It …

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Nov 16

Rosemary Essential Oil for Thanksgiving and for Hypotension

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is widely used as a spice when cooking, especially in Mediterranean dishes. It is also used for its fragrance in soaps and other cosmetics. Traditionally, rosemary has been used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed …

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