Tag: essential oils

Nov 10

Aromatherapy Massage Relieving Pain and Depression During the Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is upon us! The hustle and bustle can wear all of us out. Let’s see what three essential oils and massage can do to help us through the coming days. Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to …

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May 18

Keep Deer Flies Away

      This is my favorite recipe using essential oils to keep deer flies away: 20 drops Lavender 10 drops Lemon 5 drops Eucalyptus 5 drops Tea Tree 5 drops Peppermint 3 drops Clove 2 drops Citronella Add all of these oils into an aromatherapy bottle or spray bottle along with 2 ounces carrier …

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Jan 12

Dogs with Skin Problems Try Essential Oils

  List of Essential Oils for Dogs Lavender   (antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-itch, antifungal, anti-anxiety properties) Helichrysum   (anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiallergenic, antiseptic properties) Niaouli    (safe alternative for tea tree oil) (antihistamine and antibacterial properties) Neem    (anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent properties) Geranium   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties) Cedarwood   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent properties) Great All Around Skin Recipe!      …

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Oct 06

Favorite Essential Oil Blend for the Fall

  Add this blend into a diffuser and inhale the wonderful autumn fragrance!!   3 drops Sweet Orange      Let’s get refreshed and energized for the season. 2 drops Cinnamon             Bring some spice into your life inviting those warming accents. 6 drops Juniper Berry       Just …

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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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Apr 08

Essential Oils Mouth Rinse Eliminates Plague and Gingivitis

Adequate plaque control of is very important in the prevention and control of periodontal diseases, dental caries, and the patient’s oral health. Given the prevalence of these diseases globally— with caries in 60%-90% of children, gingivitis in up to 80% of the populations in developed countries, and periodontitis in 50% of global populations—it would seem …

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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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Mar 11

Ginger and Sweet Orange Oil Effective in Alleviating Osteoarthritis

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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Nov 05

Evening Primrose Once Again in the Spotlight

November is Diabetes Month so to honor all of the people with diabetes and their struggles with the disease we decided to write an article involving evening primrose essential oil and children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Let’s discuss type one diabetes. Diabetes mellitus type, or type one diabetes or T1DM (formerly known as insulin-dependent diabetes …

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Sep 15

Evening Primrose Topically Applied to Eczema

  Eczema is a recurrent or chronic, inflammatory skin disorder also known as atopic eczema, or by its medical name, atopic dermatitis. It can appear as blisters that crust over to become scaly, itchy rashes, or as dry, thick patches of skin with scales. Although eczema is not contagious, it is very common. Estimates are …

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