In celebrating May the first Essential Oil we are highlighting is
Lime Essential Oil!
For the month of May, we are highlighting several Synergy Blends and Single oils!
Latin Name – Citrus Aurantifolia
It is steam distilled or cold pressed.
Among one of the oldest known oils, and has historically been used for many conditions.
Some of the benefits and uses of Lime Essential Oil are that it is:
antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, bactericidal anti-allergenic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, and fungicidal.
Some of the more common uses are to help treat:
• hair loss and aging
• muscle weakness
• mental fatigue
• as an astringent for the skin
• to boost the immune system
• promotion of blood coagulation
• fever reducer
• skin and wound infections
• respiratory infections
This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018
Everyone could use a little help with
Life’s Aches and Pains
That is our Essential Oil focus for April. First off, Turmeric.
Curcuma aromatica, Curcuma domestica, Curcuma longa –
*Steam Distilled Essential Oil
Usually known as a common spice, and is a major ingredient in curry powder.
Its primary active ingredients, curcuminoids, are yellow and used to color foods and cosmetics.
Turmeric is made from the rhizomes (underground stems) and roots of the Curcuma longa plant.
The plant is Native to South India. It is related to ginger and grown throughout India, other parts of Asia, and Central America.
Traditionally, in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine it has been used to treat arthritis. Turmeric’s active components are known to block inflammatory cytokines and enzymes. That’s why it’s known as one of the best essential oils for arthritis around!