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Basil Linalool Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, and Cautions

The botanical name of Basil Linalool isĀ Ocimum basilicum. The essential oil is made by steam distillation. I knew that basil is used in cooking, but I had no idea how useful it was for so many things. For example, basil essential oil can be used for muscle spams as well as for adrenal fatigue. This Read More


Ylang Ylang Essential Uses Properties and Uses

Here’s a table of contents for the ylang ylang essential info you’ll find on this page. Feel free to jump to any particular section you want more info on or simply scroll down. What is Ylang Ylang? The ylang ylang that is used to make the essential oil is a tree with yellow flowers. It’s Read More


Sandalwood Essential Oil Properties and Uses

Find your information about the sandalwood essential oil on this page. Jump to any section by clicking on these links or simply scroll down. What is Sandalwood? Sandalwood is a tree with fragrant wood. The wood is fine-grained, heavy, and yellow. It retains its scent for decades making this wood and its scent highly desirable. Read More

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What Is Blue Tansy Essential Oil Used For?

Recently, I was researching what essential oils help with allergies. I stumbled on Blue Tansy. I wondered, “What is Blue Tansy essential oil used for?” I never heard of it, but the more I read, the more I liked it. It’s a rare essential oil and you do have to be careful when purchasing to Read More

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What Is Peppermint Essential Oil Good For? (25 of them here)

Peppermint essential oil is good for a lot of things, it turns out. But you do have to be careful, which I’ll tell you about in a bit. First, I want to tell you about all the great uses peppermint essential oil is good for (25 of them here). The good Dr. Axe has provided Read More


Thyme for Snoring?

A friend of mine has a husband that snores. I snore (shh, don’t tell anybody). So, I wondered if there is an essential oil out there that helps with snoring. I did some research (here and here, for example) and found that most of the recommendations included the essential oil thyme.


Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Helped Lower My Blood Pressure

So, I have high blood pressure. I don’t know why and my doctors don’t know why. They’ve done blood tests and an MRI, all with normal results and nothing suggesting a cause for my high blood pressure.