When you think of essential oils, what does it bring to mind? For me, it brings to mind aroma. The aromatic applications of essential oils are well known. You can use essential oils topically and even internally (be sure to research for quality first!), but the most immediate draw of essential oils is the scent. Did you […]

February 13, 2020

Since the days of the ancient Egyptians, essential oils have been used to enhance health, beauty, fertility, and love. Modern research has confirmed that essential oils can influence the brain (through our limbic system) and cause the complex chemistry of the brain to change subtly. The limbic system is closely tied not only with our […]

January 28, 2020

Throughout human history, scent and memories have played a fundamental role in our lives and evolution. The limbic system is closely tied not only with our sense of smell, but also our emotions, certain behaviors, and of course, our long-term memory. One example of this is the sudden memories that flood our thoughts when we […]

February 4, 2019

Ylang Ylang is a tropical tree native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The essential oil is distilled from the low-hanging flowers of the tree. The essential oil has a sweet, flowery scent that is especially favored by women. Aside from a lovely aroma, Ylang Ylang offers many great uses for physical and emotional support. […]

February 1, 2019