Tag Archives: Basil

How to Use Essential Oils

How to Use Essential Oils Cooling.png

Advertisements

Essential Oils Studied For Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Studied for Anti-Inflamatory
Anti-Inflammatory means an agent that alleviates inflammation.

Basil Essential Oil
Basil is cooling to the skin, and can be used to soothe minor irritations. When diffused, Basil helps promote clear breathing, and healthy respiratory function while sharpening focus, and lessening stress.
Learn More

Bergamot Essential Oil

Italians have used Bergamot for years to reduce tension and stress and to soothe and rejuvenate skin. Bergamot is unique among citrus oils due to its ability to be both uplifting and calming, making it ideal to help with anxious and sad feelings.

Learn More

Cassia Essential Oil 


When diluted, Cassia can help soothe sore, achy joints. Cassia can be used in cooking either as a replacement for Cinnamon in pies and breads, or by itself in many different entrees and desserts.
Learn More

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus oil is best known for respiratory health and works great when massaged over the chest and throat. Can be applied without diluting.
Learn More

Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense promotes a healthy inflammatory response and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems, helping them function optimally. When inhaled or diffused, Frankincense induces feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness.
Learn More

Geranium Essential Oil

This oil has been used to promote clear skin and healthy hair, making it ideal for skin and hair care products. It also helps calm nerves and lessen stress.
Learn More

Helichrysum Essential Oil
Helichrysum is great for regenerative effects, can be used without dilution for most people. No first aide kit should be without this oil.
Learn More

Lavender Essential Oil
Inhaling Lavender promotes relaxation and a restful night’s sleep, making it an ideal oil to diffuse at bedtime and when stress levels are high.
Learn More

Lemongrass Essential Oil
This oil supports healthy digestion, and soothes aching muscles. Lemongrass purifies and tones skin, and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems.
Learn More

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh is valued as an expectorant, which means it promotes the expulsion of mucus in cases of bronchitis and lung congestion. Myrrh is best for chronic conditions, because it contains tannins and resins, it has an astringent effect on tissues.
Learn More

Orange Essential Oil

Orange can be taken daily to cleanse the body or used on surfaces as a natural cleaner. Diffusing Wild Orange will energize and uplift the mind and body while purifying the air.
Learn More

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is very pleasing to the taste buds (you can add the oil to tea or water), but is powerfully soothing to the digestive system. You can usually apply it without diluting, inhale for nausea, or take internally as suggested.
Learn More

Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Ancient Romans used the oil for mental clarity and courage during war. While the most common use of chamomile is in teas, Roman Chamomile can also be found in face creams, drinks, hair dyes, shampoos, and perfumes.
Learn More

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary supports healthy digestion and helps soothe sore muscles and joints. This oil also helps reduce nervous tension and fatigue.
Learn More

Wintergreen Essential Oil

The main chemical component in Wintergreen, methyl salicylate, is used in topical joint creams to soothe sore muscles and joints; in fact, Wintergreen and Birch are the only plants in the world that contain methyl salicylate naturally.
Learn More

Top 15 Essential Oils Studied For Antiviral Properties

Studied For Antiviral PropertiesThe term antiviral refers to something that is able to inhibit or stop the development or duplication of an infection causing virus.

Arborvitae Essential Oil
Is unique because it has a high ester content, and 0% thuja content (a toxic constituent found in other varieties of arborvitae). It also has insect repelling properties even decomposition of the fallen trees for centuries.
Learn More

Basil Essential Oil
Basil is cooling to the skin, and can be used to soothe minor irritations. When diffused, Basil helps promote clear breathing, and healthy respiratory function while sharpening focus, and lessening stress.
Learn More

Cassia Essential Oil

When diluted, Cassia can help soothe sore, achy joints. Cassia can be used in cooking either as a replacement for Cinnamon in pies and breads, or by itself in many different entrees and desserts.
Learn More

Cinnamon Essential Oil

Cinnamon is strong, so be sure to dilute it (3 drops of carrier oil to 1 drop of cinnamon), but you can cook, bake, or even make candy with it too.
Learn More

Clove Essential Oil
Clove has been used for years in dental preparations,candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to promote oral health, yet it provides a myriad of health benefits.
Learn More

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus oil is best known for respiratory health and works great when massaged over the chest and throat. Can be applied without diluting.
Learn More

Helichrysum Essential Oil

Helichrysum is highly valued and sought after for its many health benefits. It’s frequently consumed to help detoxify the body.
Learn More

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon oil is great for cleaning, can be taken internally, or used topically. Those with sensitive skin may want to dilute  it, because it can cause photosensitivity.
Learn More

Lime Essential Oil

Lime oil can usually be used without diluting, depending on skin sensitivity. It can be taken internally, but like all citrus oils, it can cause sensitivity to the sun with topical use up to 12 hours prior.  Using it before bed is a great option.
Learn More

Melaleuca Essential Oil
Melaleuca is best known for its purifying properties. It can be used to cleanse and purify. Taken internally, Melaleuca enhances immunity when seasonal threats are high.
Learn More

Melissa (Lemon Balm) Essential Oil
Melissa is also great for your skin or over the reflex areas of concern. You can also add a drop to your tea.
Learn More

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh is valued as an expectorant, which means it promotes the expulsion of mucus in cases of bronchitis and lung congestion. Myrrh is best for chronic conditions, because it contains tannins and resins. It has an astringent effect on tissues.
Learn More

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is very pleasing to the taste buds (you can add the oil to tea or water), but is powerfully soothing to the digestive system. You can usually apply it without diluting. inhale for nausea, or take internally as suggested.
Learn More

Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme is a great defense against many concerns. It should always be diluted (4 drops carrier oil to 1 drop thyme). You can also cook with it.
Learn More

Essential Oils Studied for their Laxative Properties.

Laxative Properties
Laxative

This means an agent that stimulates bowel excretion.

Basil Essential Oil
Basil is cooling to the skin, and can be used to soothe minor irritations. When diffused, Basil helps promote clear breathing, and healthy respiratory function while sharpening focus, and lessening stress.
Learn More

Bergamot Essential Oil
Italians have used Bergamot for years to reduce tension and stress and to soothe and rejuvenate skin. Bergamot is unique among citrus oils due to its ability to be both uplifting and calming, making it ideal to help with anxious and sad feelings.
Learn More

Black Pepper Essential Oil
Black Pepper is best know as a cooking spice however, Black Pepper also promotes healthy circulation both internally and externally, but should be used with caution when applied topically due to its strong warming sensation.
Learn More

Fennel Essential Oil
Fennel is best known for its distinct licorice aroma and taste, yet its ability to ease digestive troubles and monthly menstrual cycles are equally noteworthy.
Learn More

Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger can lessen motion sickness, soothe an upset stomach, and help digest food after a large meal. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled to help with digestion issues.
Learn More

Rose Essential Oil

Rose essential oil is known to promote smooth, beautiful skin.
Learn More

Spikenard Essential Oil
The health benefits of Spikenard essential oil can be attributed to its properties as a, deodorant, laxative, and sedative.
Learn More

Essential Oils Studied for Antiviral Properties

Studied For Antiviral Properties
The term antiviral refers to something that is able to inhibit or stop the development or duplication of an infection causing virus.

Arborvitae Essential Oil
Is unique because it has a high ester content, and 0% thuja content (a toxic constituent found in other varieties of arborvitae). It also has insect repelling properties even decomposition of the fallen trees for centuries.
Learn More

Basil Essential Oil
Basil is cooling to the skin, and can be used to soothe minor irritations. When diffused, Basil helps promote clear breathing, and healthy respiratory function while sharpening focus, and lessening stress.
Learn More

Cassia Essential Oil

When diluted, Cassia can help soothe sore, achy joints. Cassia can be used in cooking either as a replacement for Cinnamon in pies and breads, or by itself in many different entrees and desserts.
Learn More

Cinnamon Essential Oil

Cinnamon is strong, so be sure to dilute it (3 drops of carrier oil to 1 drop of cinnamon), but you can cook, bake, or even make candy with it too.
Learn More

Clove Essential Oil
Clove has been used for years in dental preparations,candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to promote oral health, yet it provides a myriad of health benefits.
Learn More

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus oil is best known for respiratory health and works great when massaged over the chest and throat. Can be applied without diluting.
Learn More

Helichrysum Essential Oil

Helichrysum is highly valued and sought after for its many health benefits. It’s frequently consumed to help detoxify the body.
Learn More

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon oil is great for cleaning, can be taken internally, or used topically. Those with sensitive skin may want to dilute  it, because it can cause photosensitivity.
Learn More

Lime Essential Oil

Lime oil can usually be used without diluting, depending on skin sensitivity. It can be taken internally, but like all citrus oils, it can cause sensitivity to the sun with topical use up to 12 hours prior.  Using it before bed is a great option.
Learn More

Melaleuca Essential Oil
Melaleuca is best known for its purifying properties. It can be used to cleanse and purify. Taken internally, Melaleuca enhances immunity when seasonal threats are high.
Learn More

Melissa (Lemon Balm) Essential Oil
Melissa is also great for your skin or over the reflex areas of concern. You can also add a drop to your tea.
Learn More

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh is valued as an expectorant, which means it promotes the expulsion of mucus in cases of bronchitis and lung congestion. Myrrh is best for chronic conditions, because it contains tannins and resins. It has an astringent effect on tissues.
Learn More

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is very pleasing to the taste buds (you can add the oil to tea or water), but is powerfully soothing to the digestive system. You can usually apply it without diluting. inhale for nausea, or take internally as suggested.
Learn More

Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme is a great defense against many concerns. It should always be diluted (4 drops carrier oil to 1 drop thyme). You can also cook with it.
Learn More