Peppermint Essential Oils: Uses, Benefits, History, & More

Peppermint Essential Oil in Bottle

Derived from the leaves of the peppermint plant, it can be used for many purposes including as a digestive aid, cold and sinus relief, and as an acne treatment. People have been using peppermint oil as a natural remedy for various ailments for a millennia. The process to refine it can be simplified so if you’d like, you can make your own. In this post, we break down how peppermint essential oils are made, clinically-researched …

The Benefits of Aromatherapy

The Benefits of Aromatherapy

Different cultures have made advancements throughout the years. They learned that oils do not only help with relaxation and calm, but can also cure illness. It has been theorized that the frequency of the human brain is altered due to illness. Furthermore, everything on Earth has a natural frequency, including the material used in Aromatherapy. It is believed that these substances can help to balance the natural frequency of the brain, fighting off illness. Somehow, …

What is Incense?

What is Incense?

With a history stretching further back than essential oils – incense has played a role in society and healing for many years. Different incense have different effects. Jasmine, for example, is burned to increase mental clarity. Considered by some to be the forefather to modern Aromatherapy, scents enter the nose and then the brain through the limbic system where they communicate with the structures in the brain that control emotions and mood. Incense has appeared …

What Are Essential Oils

Essential Oils are the distilled essence of plants, trees, seeds and citrus. Though their full potential is not yet noted, they have shown unique benefits to mental and physical health. When inhaled, they can reduce stress and Anxiety. In some cases they have helped to combat Depression and other mental illness. The can also be applied topically when combined with carrier oils or other solutions. Some oils promote the release of lactic acid when applied …

What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy?

The earliest evidence of aromatherapy can be traced back to the time of the Pharaohs in Ancient Egypt They burned incense during religious ceremonies as a way better communicate with the gods. The Egyptians were also the first to discover the medicinal benefits of Aromatherapy. Aromatherapy has appeared in many cultures in some form throughout the years. However, the term wasn’t coined until 1937.  French Chemist and Perfumer Rene -Maurice Gattefosse experienced an accidental explosion in …