Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus essential oil, a native of Australia, comes from the Eucalyptus Radiata tree, which can grow to the majestic heights of 270 feet. Young trees have oval-shaped bluish-green leaves, while the more mature trees have long, narrow leaves and bear creamy-white flowers with a pale green bark. This clear therapeutic grade essential oil has a strong herbaceous scent with a soft woody undertone. Eucalyptus oil is a welcomed addition to every medicine cabinet for its…

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Ginger Essential Oil Benefits

In traditional Chinese medicine, ginger essential oil benefits are numerous and is used in conditions where the body is not able to handle internal and external moisture. Diarrhea from an upset stomach or excess mucus due to colds and flu are instances of internal moisture. Circulatory concerns such as arthritis and rheumatism are issues that are aggravated by external damp conditions in the winter. Ginger essential oil is a warming oil that is good for…

Thieves Oil

Thieves oil is an essential oil blend produced by Young Living Essential Oils, a well-known MLM company. The essential oil blend contains very powerful essential oils with a rich history. While essential oils such as Clove Bud, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary all have incredible benefits and healing properties individually, as a synergy blend they are even more powerful. This blend, known as “thieves oil” was researched at Weber State University and was noted…

What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are an aromatic, vital fluid which is distilled from flowers, shrubs, leaves, trees, roots, and seeds. Because they are necessary for the life of the plant and play an important role in the biological processes of the vegetation, these substances are called essential and contain the essence of the plant.

Essential Oils Flash Point

   Watch our video on Essential Oils Flash Point on YouTube. Essential Oils – We use them, we love them, and if you are like me, can hardly live without them. They are the components in our perfumes, bathing soaps, and shampoos that give them fragrance. Essential oils are a part of our daily lives; if you take a deep breath right now, you may be inhaling one. Using them topically in a body…

What Makes the Smoky Mountains Smoky Blue?

The trees, which are mainly conifers, emit hydrocarbons (terpenes) in form of essential oils and these oils when released are suspended in the atmosphere by water vapor. When light pass through this moisture, the shorter light rays are bent (refracted) towards the end of the spectrum giving rise to a bluish tint to the vapor and the resulting magnificent haze with a blue smoky tinge that shrouds the mountains.

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The Energetic Body and Essential Oils

Meridians are energy highways in the body. They have beginnings and ends and flow in certain directions in the body (Tooley, 2015). “Along the meridian pathways are acupoints or ‘holes’ which allow access to the meridian. There are 12 major meridians, one for each organ and two channels on the front and back midline of the body. Each meridian has its own set of points and they flow one to another throughout the entire surface of the physical body creating uninterrupted vertical flows of energy.(4)”.

Carrier Oil Shelf Life

Is it time to go through your old carrier oils and see if any need throwing out? Some don’t last forever – in fact, most carrier oil has a shelf life. Here is a quick guide to shelf life. A carrier oils’ shelf life, which is the length of time before a particular oil begins to turn rancid, can be greatly influenced by heat and light. You will want to store your oils in a…