Entries by Rebeccah Davis

Benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil

Grapefruit essential oil is a very popular oil because of its bright, uplifting scent as well as for its usefulness in a wide range of applications. Grapefruit makes an excellent disinfectant for cleaning around the house, and because it is good for the skin, it’s also a great option for a body cleanser. Grapefruit is […]

Top 5 Uses for Basil Essential Oil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a common fast-growing annual herb frequently found in many home gardens. It has a somewhat sweet and peppery flavor and is a common addition to many Italian dishes. Basil sprouts from a thick taproot, has a bushy growth habit with branches growing off the main stem, generally reaching a height of […]

Patchouli Essential Oil

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a bushy perennial herb related to the mint family, growing to a height of about 2-3 feet, native to Southeast Asia at elevations between 3,000 and 6,000 feet with cultivated patchouli plants being capable of growing in a variety of locations. Plant blooms are white with some purple/pink tinge which originate […]

Oregano Essential Oil

Oregano has been used all throughout history as a seasoning and as a popular herbal remedy. Recently, however, it’s starting to become recognized for its potential therapeutic abilities such as its use as a diaphoretic, carminative, antispasmodic, antiseptic, or as a tonic. Oregano has also recently been found to possess properties effective against MRSA and […]