If you have eczema, you know the worst part of the eczema is ITCHING! It's madness! The itching is so bad that you have to scratch. No question asked. Haha! People will tell you not to scratch, you know those people don't have eczema. Eczema's itching is irresistible and violent. Period. I developed a whole-body… Continue reading Stop Eczema Itching with These 6 Essential Oils
Essential Oils for Eczema? Yes or No? BOTH!
NO If the essential oils are not 100% authentic.If not diluted properly If the oils have oxidizedIf wrong oils are used. YES If the essential oils are 100% authentic.If diluted properly.If right oils are used. My personal and clinical experiences have shown that done correctly, essential oils are very effective in managing inflammation, itching, infection,… Continue reading Essential Oils for Eczema? Yes or No? BOTH!
Calendula (calendula officinalis) for Complete Skin Care
I planted some calendula seeds late last Fall and one of them is blooming! Calendula is not just a pretty flower, but also cold hardy. This gorgeous little flower, gracing so many home gardens has been used for centuries topically to speed up tissue healing after injuries, bruises, sprains and strains. It is a wonderful… Continue reading Calendula (calendula officinalis) for Complete Skin Care
Aromatherapy Bathroom Deodorizer
Creating a natural bathroom deodorizer, you need a wax warmer (my is an owl :-)), a beeswax melt or a handful of beeswax and a blend of pure essential oils or you can make your own blend. It is a great way to use up oils that are past shelf life. As the aroma dissipates,… Continue reading Aromatherapy Bathroom Deodorizer
Natural Healing Emollient
In my previous post, I wrote about 4 powerful Chamomile essential oils. You can read it here. In this post, I combined those 4 oils with amazing Helicrysum Italicum to create a powerful, healing emollient for nosebleed, itchy nose from dry air, allergies or colds, eczema, minor skin irritations, rashes, insect bites, scar tissues, diaper… Continue reading Natural Healing Emollient
How many Chamomile essential oils are there?
When I started out in Aromatherapy, I was very confused by all the essential oils with Chamomile in their names. So, how many are there? There are 4! And they all belong to Asteraceae botanical family. Chamomile, German ( Matricaria recutita): also called blue Chamomile. The content of azulene gives it its characteristic blue color.… Continue reading How many Chamomile essential oils are there?
How to make all natural deodorant
Nowadays, it seems that the all natural deodorant is all the rage. And it makes sense. After years of using store-bought deodorants which contain aluminum, my husband developed a severe rash. I created this deodorant to combat the pit stench All natural deodorant is easy to make at home as long as all the supplies… Continue reading How to make all natural deodorant
Sandalwood ( Santalum album) for Meditation & Tranquility
Sandalwood ( Santalum album) is extracted from the Sandalwood tree, native to the East Indies. The trees also grow in Hawaii, India and Australia with various amount of alpha and beta santalol. Sandalwood's aroma is of sweet, woody and balsamic and is enjoyed both by men and women. Sandalwood is high in Sesquiterpenols. The alpha… Continue reading Sandalwood ( Santalum album) for Meditation & Tranquility
Neroli (Citrus aurantium var. amara ) for Anxiety
Neroli essential oil ( Citrus aurantium var. amara ) is steam distilled from the flowers of the bitter orange trees. Bitter orange tree is very generous because it gives three essential oils: Neroli from its flowers, Petitgrain from its leaves, and Bitter Orange from the fruit rind. It is simply amazing! 1 ton of orange blossoms produce… Continue reading Neroli (Citrus aurantium var. amara ) for Anxiety
Jasmine absolute ( Jasminum grandiflorum) for heart palpitation & depression
1000 pounds of blossoms produce one pound of Jasmine oil! It is harvested by hand before sun rise to preserve the delicate scent. No wonder Jasmine is expensive and is one of the most adulterated oils. Jasmine belongs to Oleaceas plant family, and is the only one in this plant family. Monopoly! An intoxicating oil, Jasmine is… Continue reading Jasmine absolute ( Jasminum grandiflorum) for heart palpitation & depression