Moringa Oil – Carrier Oil Feature

This post was most recently updated on August 28th, 2019

Moringa Oil

as a Carrier Oil

 

Let’s talk about a carrier oil that is really growing in popularity!

 

Moringa Oil

MORINGA OIL

 

Moringa Oil comes from the ‘Miracle Tree,’ and people all over the world are now discovering just how much they love it!

 

The oil is extracted from the seeds of Moringa oleifera, also known as the Drumstick tree. Moringa oil is sometimes called by a special name, Ben Oil.

There are many varieties of this oil, depending on the variety of Moringa tree from which the oil is extracted.

Moringa oil is typically acquired through a cold-pressing process or a solvent extraction.

Moringa Oil

The tree is said to have originally been India but is also found in Asia, Africa, and South America.

 

 

Moringa oil contains almost 70% oleic acid, an essential omega-9 fatty acid. The oil contains nutrients that can strengthen cell membranes and repair damage to the cells. It has been known to aid in skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea.

Also, the oil is rich in antioxidants and is an anti-inflammatory. Research studies suggest that it inhibits oxidative stress. Making it a great carrier oil to use for anti-aging. The vitamin A content in the oil supports the production of collagen. Which might help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

This oil is a fast-absorbing moisturizer. It also has a history of helping to accelerate wound healing.

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Being good for the hair as well as the scalp, this oil is also known to be used as a hair conditioner!

And some have even mentioned that it can protect the hair from UV radiation and environment!

 

Have you used  Moringa Oil? 

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References:

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Essential Oils Cure

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Moringa oleifera

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Moringasiam

Grapefruit Essential Oil – Summer Fun Series

Grapefruit Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

 

Grapefruit Essential Oil

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Grapefruit

Latin Name -Citrus x paradisi

Grapefruit essential oil is cold pressed from the peels.

Known to grow great in California!

Grapefruit Essential Oil

An interesting fact is that grapefruit is actually a hybrid between Citrus maxima and Citrus sinensis.

Its fragrance is clean, refreshing and uplifting.

Some properties of this EO:  an antiseptic, disinfectant, antidepressant, diuretic, and detoxifying.

Grapefruit is a wonderful oil to use while doing yoga and meditation. 

The psychological benefits of this essential oil are that it is an anti-depressant. Grapefruit is also emotionally uplifting.

It helps lighten your mood and is also a great stress buster.

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Ylang Ylang – Summer Fun EO Series

This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

Ylang Ylang Yoga Summer Fun

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Latin name- Cananga odorata

Ylang Ylang is steam distilled from beautiful flowers that grow on trees.

Ylang Ylang trees grow naturally in Madagascar are said to be so fragrant!  Can you imagine walking through a grove of Ylang Ylang trees in full bloom on a beautiful summer morning?!

Magic I’m sure!                  ylang lang beach summer

Ylang Ylang essential oil has an exotic, sweet, floral scent with a hint of spices.  It is a very intense oil and one drop goes a very long way!

It has been known to calm the mind, body, and spirit.

Ylang Ylang is a wonderful oil to use while doing yoga and meditation. 

It has a magical way of calming the mind and helping you unwind.  A well-known trait of Ylang Ylang is calming a rapid heartbeat.

Try this for a relaxing blend with yoga or meditation!

  • 2 drops of ylang-ylang and 2 drops of frankincense essential oil

And if you need an energy boost!

  • 2 drops ylang-ylang and 2 drops of citrus oil like lemon, grapefruit,  or orange oil.

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