Tag Archive: lavender

May 17

Eliminate Age Spots and Wrinkles with Essential Oils

  Recipe   2 Tbs. Coconut Oil (Base Oil) – Excellent moisturizer and hydrator for the skin along with antibacterial and antifungal properties 6 Drops Lavender – Reduces and prevents wrinkles by moisturizing and increasing blood flow to the skin tissues 4 Drops Lemon – Lightens dark spots, tightens and firms skin diminishing wrinkles and bags under the …

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Apr 21

Essential Oil Rub for Dry Scalp

  Recipe 10 drops Tea Tree 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Rosemary  6 drops Lemon  5 drops Peppermint  Add all of the above to 1/8 cup carrier oil   (I prefer Avocado because it is full of vitamins, proteins and fatty acids and will quickly merge with other oils). Rub this wonderful combination of oils …

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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

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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Feb 25

Aromatherapy Significantly Decreases Pain and Depression

Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil Therapy, is the use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots through steam distillation or cold pressing to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. The Greeks, Romans and ancient Egyptians …

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Nov 12

Aromatherapy and Massage Relieving Pain and Depression

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Frankincense has …

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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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Sep 27

Aloe Vera Essential Oil for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that changes the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. The extra skin cells form thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. Psoriasis vulgaris (also known as chronic stationary psoriasis or plaque-like psoriasis) …

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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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