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15 Benefits Of Buchu Essential Oil

Buchu essential oil is extracted through the steam distillation of dried buchu leaves. Buchu is a flowering plant that is native to the lower elevation mountains of western South Africa. There are two major varieties of buchu; Round Leaf Buchu (Agothosma Betulina or Barosma Betulina) and Oval Leaf Buchu or True Buchu (Agothosma Crenulata or …

23 Benefits Of Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia or Citrus aurantium var.) is a tropical citrus fruit but is also found in Europe. Bergamot oil is extracted from the rinds of bergamot. Bergamot essential oil is extracted via cold compress as opposed to steam distillation that is commonly used in the extraction of numerous other essential oils. Bergamot oil has …

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, …