Category Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils: How Are They Made And What Are They For?

The Best Essential Oils: How Are They Made And What Are They For?

With the big pharmaceutical companies plugging their products and remedies on every TV and radio station at all hours of the night and day, how is it that essential oils and aromatherapy are still the go to remedies for many people? The fact that they are all natural may have something to do with it and the fact that the best essential oils are just as readily available as the drug company offerings means that they are here to stay. Wondering what exactly these natural products do and where you can buy essential oils? Look no further!

#What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are, quite basically, the scent essence of raw plant material...

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Nutrition Facts of Hemp Seeds

Nutrition Facts of Hemp Seeds
by Fu-ya

Nutrition Facts of Hemp Seeds

Researchers announce that if nothing else as food is consumed, it can maintain a person’s everyday living for a few months, with no healthy inadequacy issues. Actually, hemp food products was used in European countries throughout outbreaks of tuberculosis to save life due to sickness.

Including a amino acids construction of 66% edestin and 33% albumin, hemp seeds nutrition facts include all the 8 essential proteins plus two conditionally important amino acids. It furthermore provides the perfect amount of omega fatty acids professionals recommend for great health: 3- omega-3’s to 1-omega-6.

Some hemp food products that are excellent for satisfying hunger are available at most hemp store...

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The Basics of Organic Essential Oils

The Basics of Organic Essential Oils

Essential oils are concentrated liquids that are extracted from plants and these oils are very popular for therapeutic benefits. There are several elements in essential oils and each of them has a lot of health benefits. Organic essential oils are considered to be superior among essential oils. The source of organic essential oils are plants that are grown without using any pesticides, fertilizers or harmful chemicals on lands that have been certified by an authorized regulatory agent. Essential oils are considered to be organic only if the plant from where it was extracted was grown in good soil, through environmental friendly methods.

Organic essential oil is gaining a lot of popularity among nurses and aromatherapists who prefer ...

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Pure Nature Clothes Designed From Hemp

Pure Nature Clothes Designed From Hemp
by VBC17

Pure Nature Clothes Designed From Hemp

Hemp is a pure nature of matter that most folks enclose to wear. Nowadays, you find many amazing materials of clothing designed from it, that way you don’t have to let go of a good thing that is environmental friendly in order to be up to date or to be a stylist.

Nowadays, hemp clothes are being provided for both men, and women almost forgot that they are also offered to kids. There are shapes devoted to petites, tall and big and many other specialty markets as well. Every single clothing you can think of can be found, there are many options you can choose from. Hemp is not one size fit like most people think and believe.

You may not know that different clothing types out there contain PVC...

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Beautiful Naturally: Effective Essential Oils for Mature Skin

Beautiful Naturally: Effective Essential Oils for Mature Skin

Therapeutic essential oils are found in the highest quality beauty care products designed for mature skin. Natural oils have many beneficial properties including the stimulation of cellular metabolism, the regeneration of tissues, reduction of oxidative stress, anti-inflammatory effects, as well as various hormone-like activities. These known benefits are the therapeutic fundamentals for topical support of the health and beauty of aging skin. Not only are true essential oils kinder to the planet than synthetic mixtures, their health-giving effects can be dramatic...

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The Durability, Comfort and Beauty Of Hemp Clothing

The Durability, Comfort and Beauty Of Hemp Clothing

When it comes to hemp clothing, there is no need to sacrifice durability for comfort. Hemp textiles are naturally endowed with both softness and strength, making it an excellent eco friendly clothing option for business or pleasure.

So often today’s clothing is created using inferior fibers that wear easily and fall apart after only a few washes. With hemp, that’s never a problem. The strength of hemp clothing means not only will your clothes last longer in your wardrobe (I have hemp clothing still going strong after 10 years!), you’ll save money by avoiding the necessity of replacing garments. This means less textile waste and more green in your pocket.

So how does hemp clothing get its unbelievable strength? The key ...

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Aromatherapy With Essential Oils

Aromatherapy With Essential Oils

Aromatherapy is the art and science of using essential oils for improving or Greek, Roman, Chinese, and Indian have used aromatherapy to maintain health and beauty. All ancient civilizations – Egyptian, for their physical and mental well-being.

The term “Aromatherapy” can be misleading as it suggests that it is a form of healing that works exclusively through the sense of smell. This is not the case, as each essential oil has an individual combination of constituents that interact with the body’s chemistry in a direct manner. It is important to recognize that essential oils have three distinct modes of action with regard to how they interrelate with the human body: pharmacological, physiological and psychological.

The pharmacological effect...

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Curb Cravings With Hemp Seeds

Curb Cravings With Hemp SeedsCurb Cravings With Hemp Seeds

Hemp Seeds for Nutrition

Hemp seeds pack a nutritional punch, especially for their size. These tiny seeds are chock full of protein and other essential vitamins and nutrients. Adding hemp seeds to your diet can help your energy levels and your waistline.

Hemp Seeds and Amino Acids

Unlike the leaves of the cannabis plant, hemp seeds have no psychoactive properties whatsoever. The tiny seeds of a hemp plant can offer more protein than eggs, dairy or even some meat products. They contain all of the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary for healthy human life.

Nearly three-quarters of your body is made up of protein. Your bodily protein is maintained and repaired by amino acid subunits...

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An Introduction to the World of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

An Introduction to the World of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential oils were were mankind’s first medicine. From Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese manuscripts, we know that priests and physicians have been using essential oils for thousands of years.

Today modern science is rediscovering the wisdom of the ancients. Essential oils are able to reach deep into the recesses of our brains, cross over the chemical barriers, and open the hidden channels within our minds and bodies.Essential oils fragrances pass on to the limbic system of the brain without being registered by the cerebral cortex.

Within the limbic system resides the regulatory mechanism of the innermost core of our being...

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Holland’s Hemp History

Holland’s Hemp History

Hemp is one of the oldest crops domesticated by man. The history of hemp in Holland also goes back for thousands of years. The stalk of the hemp-plant produces one of the strongest natural fibres that were used to make things like rope, textile and paper. Also the seed of the hemp-plant contains high-grade food oil that was also used for lamp oil, the production of paint and (green!) soap.

The Dutch Golden Age was also the golden age of Dutch hemp in Holland. Without hemp there would not have been too much golden age in the first place. A seafaring nation with ships going around the globe is a nice thing to be; however, to be able to build such ships, many tons of hemp was needed...

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Ingestion Method for Essential Oils

Ingestion Method for Essential Oils

**Caution – not all essential oils are created equal, therefore when using the ingestion method of essential oils read your labels and do your research before taking any internally. You only want high quality therapeutic grade and ones that are (GRAS) generally regarded as safe by the FDA. DO NOT attempt to do this with any store bought essential oil, even the ones you find at a health food store, as they may not be pure enough!

Respect must always be taken in regards to the power of an essential oil. In most cases, one or two of drops is plenty! Consider this: one drop of Peppermint equals 28 cups of Peppermint tea! The essential oils I use are never diluted and they are free of any chemicals, and third party verified.

They are very potent and you...

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Essential Oils Topical Application Method

Essential Oils Topical Application Method

**Caution for the hot oils such as oregano and others and for use on small children you will want to dilute with a carrier oil.

Essential oils will enter your circulatory system within seconds of being applied to your skin this works wonders for things such as aches and pains, bruises, bug bites and stings etc. The oils pass right into your blood stream and circulate throughout the body. While rubbing the oils into the skin you are also inhaling them so it’s a double whammy effect. Usually you would apply them right on the effective area. For headaches apply to your temples, depending on the headache maybe the forehead or base of the skull on the back of the neck area and the cupping of your hand over the nose...

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Essential Oils Inhalation Application

Essential Oils Inhalation Application

Inhalation Application

There are several ways to apply essential oils for your use such as inhalation, topical and ingestion. These three types of application can be sub-divided even further and I will discuss each in its own post.

Inhalation Method

Inhalation uses your brain functions and emotions and just makes you feel good all over it also affects your respiratory system issues as you breathe in the oils. Diffusion is a common use and the diffuser can be purchased in most big retail type stores or online sites my favorites two are shown below. They work similar to a humidifier or air purifier, you add water and a few drops of oil and it releases it into the air in a mist...

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Aromatherapy – Top Tips For Buying Essential Oils

Aromatherapy - Top Tips For Buying Essential Oils

Aromatherapy – Top Tips For Buying Essential Oils

by KateWares

Aromatherapy – Top Tips For Buying Essential Oils

Essential oils are highly concentrate liquids that are extracted from various plants. They contain aromatic compounds and are used therapeutically for aromatherapy applications such as inhalation, massage and bath. They can be taken from different parts of the plants including leaves, stem, seeds, flowers, bark, roots and fruit. They also require special handling and storage.

These tips will provide you with information on buying and storing your essential oils.

Buying Your Essential Oils

* Always buy from a reputable source. Some unscrupulous vendors will cut or dilute essential oils compromising their integrity and effectiveness...

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The Use Of Hemp For Bags

The Use Of Hemp For Bags

The Use Of Hemp For Bags

Hemp is a extremely environmentally friendly crop and it is utilised commercially for several different opportunities such as, linens, plastics, papers, and so on. This will grow at incredible rates and requires nominal utilization of insecticides, helping to make it much more eco-friendly. Trees need a long time to mature but hemp matures in just months. Hemp is a considerably better selection as an alternative to the wood pulp obtained from trees. The amazing factor regarding hemp is that rather than taking nutrients out of the terrain, it replenishes the earth back again. It will additionally develop in every potting soil as well as atmosphere conditions.

Hemp is harvested after the monsoon season and then its raw components are processed from the ...

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How To Use The Antiviral Effects Of Essential Oils

How To Use The Antiviral Effects Of Essential Oils

How To Use The Antiviral Effects Of Essential Oils

by networker

How To Use The Antiviral Effects Of Essential Oils

Scientific proof regarding the effectiveness of natural essential oils against a wide variety of viruses continues to grow. In the 1970’s, German researchers tested extracts of more than 90 species of the Lamiaceae plant family to have anti-viral actions. This discovery prompted great interest in the examination of essential oils in Europe for the treatment of viral infections. In more recent research, the essential oils distilled from these plants have demonstrated potent anti-viral properties...

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Keeping Your Immune System Strong With Essential Oils

Keep your Immune System Strong With Essential Oils

Most practitioners of aroma-therapeutics hold this opinion: THE most effective use of essential oils for health is for the prevention and treatment of infectious illness. Aromatherapy in the USA is still mostly relegated to New Age “hocus pocus”, and some pretty-smelling little bottles of liquid. However, in recent years scientific researchers have compiled HUGE amounts of data regarding the effectiveness of essential oils in combating bacterial and viral infections. The oils protect us from infection in a number of ways, and it’s very simple to use essential oils at home for their protective effects. Lets look at how to use essential oils for this purpose, and which oils to choose for best results.

Why Are Essential Oils Such Effective An...

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Happening Hemp – 10 Uses For This Hardy Plant

Happening Hemp - 10 Uses For This Hardy Plant
by VBC17

Happening Hemp – 10 Uses For This Hardy Plant

Hemp is one of the oldest known plants cultivated for an industrial purpose. It can be traces all the way back to 8000 BC in the Middle East and China. The fiber from the hemp plant was used to make a variety of textiles, and the seeds were eaten. Hemp has a long history of being very versatile and very useful. The Latin name, Cannabis sativa, means useful, so this little plant most definately lives up to its name. Hemp is used in thousands of items and commodities.

1. The Uses For Hemp

– Sails
– Canvas
– Nets
– Rigging
– Clothes
– Paper
– Twine
– And much more

2. Hemp The Amazing Plant

Hemp isn’t the same as Marijuana. Hemp only looks like its cousin – the two are very dissimilar in nature...

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Can Essential Oils Be Used for Influenza Prevention?

Can Essential Oils Be Used for Influenza Prevention?

With the news of potential pandemic influenza prevailing the airwaves, many folks are turning to natural medicines to support their immune system. There’s great interest in protecting one’s self and one’s family from Swine Flu, Avian Flu and the like. Although there has not been any large-scale trials on influenza-prevention using natural methods, there IS a good amount of data on the anti-viral and immunostimulant activity of essential oils. (For those of you not in-the-know, essential oils are the concentrated, carefully-extracted volatile chemical constituents of plants and plant materials)...

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The Different Grades of Essential Oils

 The Different Grades of Essential Oils

There is no official grading system that grades essential oils as A, B, C or Therapeutic grade. There are four grades of essential oils the quality of the oil does make the difference and the saying Caveat Emptor “ let the buyer be where” or another one is “you get what you pay for”.

The Extraction Method is the most popular method for Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils is done by using low heat for steam distillation process where the steam  under pressure is circulated through the plant material and the essential oils are released into the steam and when cooled the two, water and oil, will separate and the pure oil is collected...

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