43 Unbelievable Uses of Melissa Essential Oil

Melissa essential oil is also commonly called lemon balm (buy it here). The botanical name of the plant that it is steam distilled from is Melissa officinalis. This oil has a fresh lemon fragrance that is very uplifting. It has antibacterial, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, nervine, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific … Read more

59 Amazing Uses of Rose Essential Oil

Rose essential oil is extracted from the flowers of the Damask rose (Rosa damascena) (buy it here). It is extracted either with the use of solvents or through steam distillation. This oil contains antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, cholagogue, choleretic, cicatrisant, depurative, emmenagogue, hemostatic, hepatoprotective, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, tonic and uterine … Read more

16 Uses of Pennyroyal Essential Oil and What You Need to Know BEFORE You Use it

Pennyroyal essential oil, which is distilled from the Mentha pulegium plant, has been used for centuries. In early human history, it was used to treat digestive and bowl disorders, bites from venomous animals, infections in the upper respiratory system, sores in the mouth and “women’s troubles.” It has also been used to treat muscle weakness … Read more

17 Remarkable Uses for Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress essential oil (buy it here) smells so wonderful. It is distilled from the scale-type needles, twigs and sometimes the berries of evergreen cypress trees. This oil is a very effective treatment for respiratory problems, digestive problems, muscle spasms and skin problems. Cypress oil has antiseptic, astringent, antibacterial, diuretic, styptic, hepatic, hemostatic, sudorific (makes you … Read more

17 Marvelous Uses for Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger spice is fairly well-known for all of its wonderful health benefits. It is good for detoxing, improving digestion and reducing inflammation. Well, ginger essential oil (buy it here) also has all of these marvelous uses and more. It is high in sesquiterpenes and gingerols, which are antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, expectorant, tonic, laxative, stimulant … Read more