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17 Essential Oils For Allergies

Allergies are something that a lot of us experience at numerous points in our life. Some common symptoms of allergies include; swollen cheeks or lips, watery eyes, rashes, itchy skin, cough, tightness of chest, runny nose, hives, and sneezing. Pollens and various types of foods are common causes of allergies. Anaphylaxis is a serious, life-threatening …

21 Benefits Of Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary sage essential oil is obtained from the steam distillation of the leaves, and buds of the clary plant. Clary sage essential oil is often called “muscatel oil” due to its traditional role in flavoring muscatel wine. Clary Sage is derived from a Latin word meaning “clear”. Its scientific name is Salvia sclarea. It was …

13 Benefits Of Lavandin Essential Oil

Lavandin (Lavandula Hybrida or Lavandula Hortensis) is a plant made from the hybridization of Lavandula Angustifolia (lavender) and Lavandula Latifolia. Lavandin has similar properties to lavender. However, its properties tend to be more pronounced than those of lavender. Lavandin oil has a much higher percentage of camphor than lavender oil. The main constituents of lavandin …

31 Benefits Of Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass essential oil is made through the steam distillation of dried lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus or Andropogon citratus). As the name implies, lemongrass has a lemon smell but quite milder than lemon. Lemongrass is used in preparing various foods, beverages (including tea infusions), and desserts. The active constituents of lemongrass oil include; citronellal, myrcene, geranyl acetate, …

19 Essential Oils To Relieve Itching

Numerous people use essential oils for their itchy skin because it has limited side effects, works quickly and have a number of beneficial properties such as antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Itching of the skin, also known as pruritis, is the intense itchy sensation on certain parts of your skin. When you have an itchy …

31 Benefits Of Using Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress oil is extracted from the bark of a tree that comes from a family known as Cupressaceae. However the most common species of Cupressaceae tree used to yield cypress essential oil is Cupresses sempervirens, commonly known as Mediterranean Cypress. Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) is another popular species of cypress native to central Japan. Back …