Essential Oils Reviews

23 Incredible Uses of Helichrysum Gymnocephalum Essential Oil

Helichrysumgymnocephalumis steam distilled from the plant’s flowers and leaves. In its native Madagascar, it is known as Rambiazina. It is one of the two more common types of Helichrysum essential oil. The other one is Helichrysumitalicum or Immortelle. Both types are good for treating inflammation, colds, flu, skin conditions and congestion. Helichrysumgymnocephalum, however, is especially …

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23 Incredible Uses of Ajowan Seed Essential Oil

Ajowan seed essential oil, also called ajwain seed or carom seed oil, is steam distilled from the seeds of a plant known botanically as Trachyspermum ammi syn. Carum copticum. It has been used medicinally for thousands of years. The most common uses of ajowan seed oil include treating upper respiratory infections like bronchitis, arthritis, digestive …

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26 Incredible Uses of Coriander Essential Oil

Coriander essential oil, or coriander seed essential oil, is steam distilled from the seeds of the Coriandrumsativum plant. The leaves of this same plant are known as cilantro, which the herb that’s used to flavor foods like guacamole. Coriander essential oilhas analgesic, antidepressant, anti-epileptic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-mutagenic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, deodorant, depurative, digestive, fungicidal, lipolytic, …

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22 Wonderful Uses of Spikenard Essential Oil

Spikenard essential oil is steam distilled from the roots of the plant. It is a flowering herbaceous plantthat is native to the Himalayasand known botanically asNardostachysjatamansi. This essential oilhas a warm, earthy/woody fragrance that blends nicely with lots of other oils, including lavender and lemon. Spikenard has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic, calmative, deodorant, laxative, …

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40 Great Uses for Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Carrot seed oil is steam distilled from the seeds of the wild carrot plant or Queen Anne’s lace, known botanically as Daucuscarota (buy it here). It has anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, carminative, cytophylactic, depurative, detoxifying, disinfectant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypotensive, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge therapeutic properties. Carrot seed essential oil isn’t one of the more …

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49 Incredible Uses of Helichrysum Italicum Essential Oil

​ Commonly called Immortelle, Immortal or Everlasting,  Helichrysum Helichrysum italicum (H. angustifolium) oil is steam-distilled from the yellow flower tops of the plant.  These flower tops are extracted by hand and takes about a ton to produce around 900 grams or a little over 31 ounces of essential oil, making it a pricy oil. Like …

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21 Incredible Uses for Vitex Berry Essential Oil

Vitex berry essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and berries of a tree known botanically as Vitex agnus-castus (buy it here). It is also called chaste tree, chasteberry, Abraham’s balm or Monk’s pepper. This essential oil has an earthy, bitter-sweet, floral-herbaceous fragrance. It has analgesic, anaphrodisiac, anti-androgenic, anti-estrogenic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antinociceptive, antispasmodic, …

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