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The Best Essential Oils For Add of ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

As an essential oil "expert", I get asked a lot of questions on this site.  Some of the most common questions I get are about the best essential oils for add or adhd.  Since it is obviously a topic that people are interested in, I decided that I would write a post focused entirely on [...]

By | 2017-10-03T11:52:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Uses and Benefits of Tonka Bean Essential Oil

Tonka bean essential oil is an extract from the tonka bean and provides many health benefits, including preventing blood clots, being a natural insecticide, and being an excellent expectorant. If you are looking to start using essential oils, this one needs to be in your starter set! The tonka bean comes from a wild tree [...]

By | 2017-09-04T20:48:02+00:00 September 4th, 2017|

Great Benefits And Uses of Sweet Grass Essential Oil

Sweet grass essential oil is an extract from various grass species, namely; zubrowka, holy grass, Seneca grass, bison grass and vanilla grass.  It gets its name from the sweet scent that it produces if you cut it before the first frost of the year. Sweet grass is an herb native in Eurasia and North America. [...]

By | 2017-09-03T12:12:55+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|

Top Benefits and Uses of Green Tea Essential Oil

Green tea essential oil is an extract of the green tea plant and is used to moisturize skin, reduce cellulite, and so much more.  It is not to be confused with green tea absolute oil, because that is extracted from camellia sinensis plants, commonly known as “the tea plant”. Green tea is a very common [...]

By | 2017-08-28T19:41:08+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

The Great Benefits And Uses of Iris Essential Oil

Iris essential oil is an extract from the Iris plants that is widely used for its natural antibacterial and pain killing abilities.  On top of its medicinal qualities, it is one of the most beautiful plants on the planet! Iris is a genus consisting of 260 -300 species of beautiful flowering plants. They are perennial [...]

By | 2017-08-28T19:47:26+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

The Many Benefits And Uses of Menthol Essential Oil

Menthol essential oil is created from Menthol, an extract from peppermint, corn mint, or other mints. It can also be created synthetically, but any oil created from the synthetic version would not be a true essential oil. Menthol occurs naturally in nature and forms waxy crystals at room temperature.  If heated slightly above room temperature, [...]

By | 2017-08-28T18:32:51+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

The Benefits and Uses of Peony Essential Oil

Peony essential oil is an extract that you can extract from a peony flower. The oil has numerous benefits and uses that you should be taking advantage of!  Both the flowers and the leaves of this plant are very fragrant and come in a variety of colors. The name originates from the mythical Greek physician [...]

By | 2017-08-20T16:38:53+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Best Essential Oil Diffuser For A Large Room, An Office, Or Your Home

On this page, we will review how we found the best essential oil diffuser for your office, home, or any other location after 60 hours of research.  Throughout this process, we purchased and reviewed 32 different diffusers and weighed out the pros and cons. After 2 months of testing we are ready to share our favorite [...]

By | 2017-08-20T13:48:08+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

The Numerous Benefits And Uses of Plumeria Essential Oil

Plumeria essential oil is an extract from the plumeria tree, one of the most fragrant trees in the world.  They originate in Mexico and other parts of central America as far south as Brazil. The flowers were very popular in Mayan and Aztec cultures spanning back thousands of year. You may also find them in [...]

By | 2017-08-13T17:05:03+00:00 August 13th, 2017|

The Top Benefits And Uses of Pomegranate Essential Oil

Pomegranate essential oil is an extract from the seeds of the pomegranate fruit. The methods applied in the extraction of the oil allow the retention of its potency. Those methods include solvent extraction, resin tapping, or cold compressing. The fruit was originally cultivated in Iran and quickly spread across Northern India and the Mediterranean region.  [...]

By | 2017-08-28T19:46:46+00:00 August 13th, 2017|