Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar – Inhibit Mold and more!

Can cinnamon lower blood sugar? A study in the International Journal of Food Microbiology found that adding a few drops of Cinnamon essential oil to carrot broth inhibited the growth of bacteria for 60 days. So powerful was the effect that the researchers called it a viable alternative to traditional food preservatives. Even with bread already tainted with mold, wax paper made with 6 percent Cinnamon oil inhibited mold growth by 96 percent, prolonging freshness…

Essential Oils for Fibromyalgia

Essential Oils for Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disorder of soft tissue. (By contrast, arthritis occurs in the joints.) Symptoms include general body pain, in some parts worse than others, usually brought on by short periods of exercise. The pain is ubiquitous and continuous. It interrupts sleep patterns so that the fourth stage of sleep is never attained, and thus the body cannot rejuvenate and heal. Fibromyalgia is an acid condition in which the liver…

Essential Oils Kill MRSA Bacteria

ESSENTIAL OILS KILL MRSA FOUND TO FIGHT IN HOSPITALS Feb 15, 2002 DALLAS REUTERS HEALTH NEWS A pair of orthopedic surgeons report that two essential oils, Eucalyptus and Tea Tree oil (Melaleuca), are surprisingly effective at treating Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections. Aromatherapy oils kill superbug. Essential oils could kill the deadly MRSA hospital super-bug, scientists have claimed. University of Manchester researchers found three oils, usually used in aromatherapy, destroyed MRSA and E. coli bacteria…

How to Use Essential Oils for Pest Control

As naturalists, we don’t need poisons to kill pests. We can repel them with substances that are not only harmless to us but are actually healthful. Below is a list of oils that will solve most of your pest problems around the house.

The Fragrant Makeup

Any perfume you buy or make yourself is a chemical compound made from fragrant oils, aroma blends, fixatives and solvents which produces a pleasant or attractive smell. Women primarily use perfume in order to smell nice for work, a special event, or even to attract a mate. The composition of any perfume starts with base perfume oils, which are natural, animal or synthetic, and are then diluted with a solvent to make them light and…

Ancient Methods of Extraction for Making Perfume

Making perfume is an art that’s been around for many centuries. To many, it’s much more than an art. It’s a creation of thought, inspiration and care, resulting in some of the most beautiful fragrances imaginable. Although there have been different methods implemented through the years, the general principle and purpose of making perfume is the same: extracting a desired scent. In a previous blog we covered many methods of extracting fragrances from various plant…

Essential Oils: Understanding Notes When Making Perfume

When planning to make your own perfume, it’s important to understand the basics. When we think of expensive perfume, we automatically think of France, since France is the perfume capital of the world. Although the French did not discover perfume, they were the ones that turned making perfume into a Science.

While the perfumers in France were not the original creators of perfume, they were the geniuses that figured out a way to make the fragrances last longer than a few minutes. Their method was by layering the different fragrances. They started using the three layers that we now call “notes.”

Clove Essential Oil Uses

Clove Essential Oil Uses 1.  Add a few drops of Clove Essential Oil to a simmering pan to dispel household cooking odors. 2.  Selling your home? Fill your kitchen with the aroma of Clove essential oil. Simmer a few drops of Clove essential oil in a pan of water on the stovetop. 3.  Got a toothache? Clove Bud Essential Oil is a great choice. Place a couple of drops of Clove essential oil on gums…

Essential Oils for Muscle Aches and Pains

Essential Oils for Muscle Aches and Pains Essential oils for muscle aches and pains include lavender, rosemary, and peppermint. Here is a simple recipe to use for muscle aches and pain. Gently massage into muscles to relieve pain. What You Will Need: 2 Drops Lavender Essential Oil 2 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil Massage Oil Base (carrier oil) What To Do: Add four drops of essential oils to 4 teaspoons of massage oil (carrier oil). Massage…