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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 Chlorella

Studies have shown that chlorella benefits the entire body by supporting healthy hormonal function, promoting cardiovascular health, helping to negate the effects of chemotherapy and radiation, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and aiding in the detoxification of our bodies.

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Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree’s natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory actions make it one of the most beneficial essential oils that should included as part of your natural medicine cabinet. (1)

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Benefits and Uses of Moringa

Moringa is a plant that was initially discovered for its beneficial properties thousands of years ago, only recently has moringa (sometimes called the Ben oil tree or the Tree of Life) become known as one of the most impressive herbal supplements.

In fact, in 2008 the National Institute of Health called moringa (moringa oleifera) the “plant of the year,” acknowledging that “perhaps like no other single species, this plant has the potential to help reverse multiple major environmental problems and provide for many unmet human needs.”(1)

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What is Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium named Borrelia spread by ticks, spiders, and mosquitoes.(2) The most common sign of infection is an expanding area of redness on the skin, known aserythema migrans, that appears at the site of the tick bite about a week after it occurred.(1) 

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