The Organic Witch - Essential Oils
A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. In addition to its unique flavor, Lemongrass essential oil promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems. It’s also purifying and toning to the skin, and is frequently used in skin care products for these benefits. Lemongrass can soothe sore muscles and joints, making it an ideal oil to use in massage therapy or applied directly to problem areas. Lemongrass has a pungent, herbaceous aroma that can heighten awareness and promote a positive outlook.
Frankincense:Extracted from the small shrub that originates from the Middle East, Frankincense produces white or pale pink flowers. Collected through small incisions, the milky white resin is distilled to make a refined essential oil.
Frankincense refreshes dull or aging skin. Its anti-inflammatory property is a powerful agent against arthritis and sore muscles. Frankincense can also be used as an insect repellent and is also widely used in cosmetics and soap manufacturing. It has a strong grounding aroma, and often-used in medication. Frankincense has antiseptic, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic and expectorant properties.
The health benefits of clove oil can be attributed to its antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and stimulating properties. The oil is used for treating a variety of health disorders including toothaches, indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, stress and blood impurities. The most important and common use of clove oil is in dental care. Several toothpastes, mouth wash and oral care medications contain clove oil as an important ingredient.Clove is an evergreen tree, which produces a flower bud that has numerous medicinal properties. It is often referred to as clove bud. Clove bud has a shaft and a head and hence it has the Latin name clavus, meaning nail.
Clove was extensively used in ancient Indian and Chinese civilizations and it spread to other parts of the world, including Europe, during the seventh and eight centuries. Even now, clove is used in several Indian and Chinese dishes.Clove is rich in minerals such as calcium, hydrochloric acid, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, and vitamin A and vitamin C.
Moody Blues:A blend created for clients with moodiness and other symptoms associated with PMS and Menopause.Moody Blues Blend can also be used by simply opening the bottle and inhaling the oil.Moody blues is a magical oil to me. Having a stressful day? Just rub some Moody Blues on your rest.