Benefits and Uses of Ginger

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Fresh ginger root, dried ginger, and ground ginger powder all have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-spasmodic uses in natural medicine. You can eat raw ginger or drink ginger tea to help prevent and treat nausea, improve your cardiovascular health, and boost your brain function.

Benefits and Uses of Moringa

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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.”

Benefits and Uses of Vetiver Oil

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What is vetiver oil?

Vetiver oil, also known as khus oil, is one of the lesser-known plant oils. It offers a heavy, earthy fragrance. It is believed to be very grounding, calming and stabilizing, and provides a range of uses and benefits

Benefits and Uses of Spirulina

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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. 

Benefits and Uses of Sandalwood Oil

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Studies show that sandalwood oil may possess numerous benefits for health and wellness:

  • Antiseptic — This oil promotes wound and cut healing,  and targets various skin conditions.
  • Anti-inflammatory — The essential oil and paste are effective as anti-inflammatory agents. 
  • Antispasmodic — This oil may address spasms, particularly in your digestive system. 
  • Deodorant — There are individuals who use sandalwood oil to help ward off body odor. 

Benefits and Uses of Peppermint

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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.  

Benefits and Uses of Patchouli Oil

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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.

Benefits and Uses of Orange Essential Oil

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

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.  

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. 

Myrrh Essential Oil

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What Is Myrrh?

Myrrh is a resin, or sap-like substance, that comes from a tree called Commiphora myrrha, common in Africa and the Middle East. Myrrh is botanically related to frankincense, and is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world.

Benefits and Uses of Lemongrass

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Lemongrass is one of the most popular essential oils used today for its wide variety of health benefits and uses. With its cooling and astringent effects, it’s known for combating heat and tightening tissues of the body.

According to the New York Institute of Aromatic Studies, “It acts particularly on the connective tissue, where structural and immune functions meet. Lemongrass acts on the lymphatic capillaries and vessels draining away from the skin so it is useful in edema and lymphatic congestion.” 

Benefits and Uses of Lavender

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Lavender may help boost proper blood circulation throughout your body.

Applying lavender essential oil to your muscles may help relieve soreness, joint pain and rheumatism.

Benefits and Uses of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

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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. 

Coconut Oil Benefits

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The Benefits of Using Coconut Oil

Let’s look at how coconut oil can benefit your skin, hair, regulate blood glucose levels, and treat various types of infections.

Here are the best uses of coconut oil that are supported by scientific evidence:

Benefits and Uses of Clove Essential Oil

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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.