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The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources

Tea Tree Essential Oil Spotlight

July 03, 2017

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Tea Tree is perhaps the most famous antimicrobial essential oil, and with good reason! Tea Tree’s main actions—antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergy—combine to create good immune system support. Tea Tree essential oil is also good at reducing germs in the environment, making it an excellent addition to natural cleaning blends. […]

Elemi Essential Oil Spotlight

June 05, 2017

Elemi (Canarium luzonicum) Elemi essential oil is distilled from a resin, is very skin-loving, and is great for the respiratory system. It has a lot in common with Frankincense. […]

Patchouli Essential Oil Spotlight

May 01, 2017

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Patchouli essential oil has a reputation for being peaceful, even in the face of conflict, and connecting us with the earth. It’s all about calm, ease, and natural beauty. […]

Palmarosa Essential Oil Spotlight

April 03, 2017

Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii var. motia) Palmarosa essential oil is very skin protective. In The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Salvatore Battaglia says that it . . .  hydrates skin, has antiseptic properties, balances all skin types, regulates sebum production (the oil that your skin produces), and can stimulate cellular regeneration. […]

Laurel Essential Oil Spotlight

March 06, 2017

Laurel Leaf (Laurus nobilis) Laurel Leaf essential oil has a fresh, spicy scent that opens your lungs and your mind. It’s invigorating and inspiring. […]

Cedarwood Essential Oil Spotlight

January 02, 2017

Cedarwood  Cedarwood essential oil has a steady, reassuring strength. It's versatile, gentle, and powerful. It offers support in a wide range of blends, from respiratory inhalers to skin care creams, and both adults and children love its warm, woody aroma. Something about Cedarwood reminds me of sitting on a park bench under the shelter of a tall cedar tree. It offers a sense of security and shelter. Despite its strength, also incredibly gentle and is one of my favorite oils for children. (There's a children's breathing blend below!) […]