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Benefits and Uses of Lavender

• Hair health — According to a study published in Archives of Dermatology, lavender oil, along with a mixture of other essential oils, may help treat alopecia areata (hair loss), and that it was able to show improvement in 43 percent of the total test participants.2 In another study that used mice as test subjects, lavender oil exhibited hair growth-promoting effects.3

• Eliminating microbes — Research shows that lavender oil possesses antibacterial properties that are effective against 65 different strains, such as E. coli and S. aureus. In addition, it may also help fight fungi.4

• Blood circulation — Lavender may help boost proper blood circulation throughout your body.5

• Respiratory disorders — If diffused via an inhaler or a vaporizer, lavender essential oil can help treat inflammatory respiratory conditions like asthma.6

• Pain relief — Applying lavender essential oil to your muscles may help relieve soreness, joint pain and rheumatism.7

• Skin healing — A 2016 study notes that topical application of lavender oil can help promote acceleration of collagen synthesis and differentiation of fibroblasts, thereby promoting wound healing.8

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Benefits and Uses of Patchouli Oil

Due to the composition of Patchouli Oil it has unique health benefits that are attributed to its antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic and cytophylactic properties. It also works as a deodorant, insecticide and sedative.35

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Benefits and Uses of Sandalwood Oil

Studies show that sandalwood oil may possess numerous benefits for health and wellness:(42,43)

  • Antiseptic — This oil promotes wound and cut healing, (44) and targets various skin conditions.(45)
  • Anti-inflammatory — The essential oil and paste are effective as anti-inflammatory agents. (46)
  • Antispasmodic — This oil may address spasms, particularly in your digestive system. (47)
  • Deodorant — There are individuals who use sandalwood oil to help ward off body odor. (48)
  • Tonic — It is soothing on your stomach and the digestive, nervous and circulatory systems, (49) and helps them to function harmoniously. (50)
  • Disinfectant or repellent — Its fragrance may keep small insects away. (51)
  • Emollient — It helps soothe the skin, relieve inflammation and irritation, and ease itchiness. (52)
  • Expectorant — It may help ease congestion, and alleviate asthma, colds, influenza, bronchitis, coughs and chest pain.(53,54)
  • Memory booster — Sandalwood oil helps improve memory and stimulates concentration. (55)
  • Nervine — It may help you keep calm, thus reducing unnecessary stress and anxiety. (56)
  • Aphrodisiac (57)
  • Astringent (58)

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Benefits and Uses of Vetiver Oil

Vetiver essential oil may help provide the following health benefits:

  • Enhance libido and improve sexual health (20)
  • Provide relief to insomnia patients (21)
  • Alleviate skin problems like wrinkles and overproduction of sebum (22)
  • Eliminates microbes (23)
  • Provides relief from all types of inflammation (24)
  • Improve and maintain good nerve health (25)
  • Boost immunity (26)
  • Heal wounds by promoting growth of new tissues (27)

Vetiver oil is also believed to benefit those who are suffering from the following conditions: (28,29,30,31,32)

  • Acne
  • Anxiety
  • Absentmindedness
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Vitiligo
  • Depression
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Mental Fatigue
  • Sore Feet

Vetiver oil may also help control attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) thanks to its calming effects. (33,34) A 2001 study (35) conducted by Dr. Terry Friedman found that the oil's aroma improved the brain activity and reduce the symptoms of children with ADHD. 

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Benefits and Uses of Orange Essential Oil

Orange essential oil can provide a lot of benefits to your health. It has anti-inflammatory(2), antiseptic, (3) antidepressant(4) and antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. (5)

As a tonic, orange oil can help curb inflammation in the body by reducing pain and irritation. It also has a carminative property that helps expel intestinal gas, which induces chest pains and indigestion; by relaxing the stomach and anal muscles. (6) Some organic nutritionists believe orange oil may help treat muscular and nervous spasms. In aromatherapy, it aids in relieving anxiety, anger and depression and is beneficial in promoting a healthy wellbeing as it detoxifies your body and boosts your immunity. (7)

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Benefits and Uses of Clove

Clove essential oil is high in antioxidants and has potent anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties, making it effective for a large variety of common health concerns including toothaches and Candida.

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Benefits and Uses of Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects. Eucalyptus is also well known for its ability to fight bacterial, viral and fungal infections, and to help clear the respiratory tract of built up mucus. 

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Benefits and Uses of Peppermint

Peppermint offers benefits to the respiratory system, including for coughs, colds, asthma, allergies and tuberculosis. Inhaling the peppermint aroma may offer memory enhancement, stress relief and so much more.  

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Benefits and Uses of Spirulina

Spirulina has one of the highest concentrations of chlorophyll of any food known. Chlorophyll has numerous health benefits; it's well known for its ability to break down and eliminate toxins and heavy metals such as DDT, PCBs, mercury, cadmium, and lead. Spirulina has also been shown to be beneficial for gastrointestinal problems, fighting infections and helping your body assimilate calcium and balance other trace minerals. 

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How to Make Rose Oil at Home

How to Make Rose Oil at Home


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