Our Essential Oils
The health benefits of eucalyptus oil are well-known and wide ranging, and its properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities. Assists with coughing and sinus issues and is a natural expectorant by clearing and disinfecting nasal passages. Can alleviate respiratory infections. Helps alleviate cold sores. Helps lower blood sugar, and symptoms of diabetes. Eases Joint pain. Naturally repels insects and eliminates mold. Has a warming effect and aids in mental stress and physical suffering. Eucalyptus oil is a natural stimulant and Is an oil of protection.
Lemongrass is diuretic, nervine, diaphoretic, febrifuge, & sedative/calmative.The primary component in lemongrass is citral which has strong antimicrobial and antifungal properties. it is a natural detoxifier. Lemongrass inhibits microbial and bacterial growth in the body, both internally and externally, helping to prevent and cure bacterial infections in the colon, stomach, urinary tract and respiratory system. is highly effective in flushing toxins and waste out of the body; improving the function of many different organs including the liver, spleen and kidneys. Many people use lemongrass as a calmative agent; to help them deal with anxiety and nervousness. Lemongrass may also have effects on cancer cells.
Tea tree oil has been long valued for its antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. In the 1920s, it was used in dentistry and surgery to clean wounds and prevent infections. Surgeons believed that it is more effective than carbolic acid, the commonly used antiseptic at that time. But long before that , Aboriginal tribes in Australia have known of the tea tree's healing qualities for thousands of years.They boiled the leaves of the tea tree to make tea and antiseptic poultices that treated cuts, wounds, and skin infections.One legend even describes a magical lagoon where native people bathed to heal their burns, cuts, and skin disorders. Tea trees surrounded the pool, and the fallen leaves created a natural healing bath. May help reduce fevers and end headaches. It is a Pain reliever, Treats lice, Can help lower blood pressure, Helpful for infections including vaginitis, sinusitis, cystitis, Anti-viral and anti-candida (yeast).
Lavender flowers have long since been used to treat digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety, and restlessness. Until World War I, lavender was used to treat and disinfect wounds. For centuries, English farmers would place lavender flowers in their hats to prevent headache and sunstroke. Women would place sachets of lavender in their closets and wardrobes for fragrance, in addition to using it in potpourri. Hospitals used lavender as an antiseptic and disinfectant to sterilize surfaces and equipment. Today, lavender is used in much of the same way, for many of the same reasons. Both the flowers of the plant and the essential oils derived from the plant can be used for therapeutic uses. Lavender essential oil is easily and quickly absorbed into the skin, and can be detected in the blood in as little as 5 minutes. Today, lavender is most commonly used for anxiety, depression, mental exhaustion, insomnia, scrapes and wounds, digestive problems, headaches, skin problems and women's health problems. In addition to this, lavender can be used to treat exhaustion, heat exposure, fevers, aches and pains, over-exertion, jet lag, rashes, sprains, sunburn, sunstroke, bruises and burns. It can also be used as a disinfectant and insect repellent. Lavender is an antiseptic, natural antibiotic, sedative, detoxifier.
Fresh, nostalgic, and instantly recognizable, Peppermint essential oil’s scent invigorates the mind and senses, while inspiring a sense of peace, tranquility and calmness. Used topically, Peppermint oil creates a cool, tingling sensation on the skin, making it a favorite for massages and topical pain relieving ointments. Peppermint oil has a long history of medicinal uses, practiced by many various cultures around the world. Probably the most well-known and widely used is that of peppermint oil as a digestive aid. The powerful organic compounds in this essential oil have a soothing effect on the muscles of the digestive tract, calming muscle spasms, and preventing such maladies as nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, bloating, and flatulence. Another traditional use of peppermint essential oil is to focus the mind, improve memory, and promote wakefulness without causing the signature nervousness and anxiety associated with other stimulants like caffeine. Historically, essential oil of peppermint has been used to reduce pain caused by muscle tension and inflammation such as headaches, joint pain, muscle soreness, and swollen lymph glands. Peppermint oil is also well-known for its anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic qualities and has been widely used throughout history to treat bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections, both internally and externally. Modern science now recognizes these qualities to be due to the high concentration of menthol (around 40% of the total composition) found in the essential oil. Peppermint oil has also long been revered for its ability to ease the symptoms of cold, flu, and other respiratory illnesses – also due to the oil’s high concentration of menthol.
Cinnamon can work wonders as a quick pick-me-up or stress buster after a long and tiring day, or if you want to soothe your aching muscles and joints. Cinnamon has a a warm and antispasmodic effect on your body that helps ease muscular aches, sprains, rheumatism, and arthritis. It's also a tonic that assists in reducing drowsiness and gives you an energy boost if you're physically and mentally exhausted.Cinnamon benefits against viral infections, such as coughs and colds, and helps prevent them from spreading. It even aids in destroying germs in your gallbladder and bacteria that cause staph infections. When diffused or used in steam baths or as aromatherapy cinnamon can help ease chest congestion and bronchitis. Cinnamon can also help remove blood impurities and even aid in improving blood circulation. This helps ensure that your body's cells receive adequate oxygen supply, which not only assists in promoting metabolic activity but also helps reduce your risk of suffering from a heart attack. Cinnamon oil has gastric benefits as well, mainly because of its eugenol content. It works well for helping alleviate nausea, upset stomach, and diarrhea. It also works as an antibacterial agent that can promote good digestion.
The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue substance. The main components in orange essential oil are limonene, myrcene, citronellal, neral, alpha pinene, geraniol, linalool, and sabinene. Phytochemicals in essential oils are highly potent, and they can act individually as well as synergically to bring about many metabolic changes cellular level. In the case of orange oil, limonene, D-limonene in particular, forms the major bulk of the oil. This monoterpene compound with proven antitumor function is responsible for most of the beneficial properties of orange essential oil. Can help reduce edema, relieve seasonal allergies, stimulate libido but will cause sensitivity to sunlight.
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