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Myrtle essential oil facts and benefits

Myrtle essential oil facts and benefits

Myrtus, with the common name myrtle, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, described by Linnaeus in 1753. The myrtle plant was first mentioned in history in ancient Greece. Myrtle...
Myrrh essential oil facts and benefits

Myrrh essential oil facts and benefits

Myrrh oil comes from a dried resin extracted from the Commiphora myrrha tree, which belongs to the Commiphora plant genus. Just like frankincense, myrrh also comes from the Burseraceae plant family.  Native to...
Moringa oil facts and benefits

Moringa oil facts and benefits

Moringa oil is a particular type of oil which is obtained from the seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree. This type of tree mostly grows in subtropical and tropical areas of the world...
Linaloe berry essential oil facts and health benefits

Linaloe berry essential oil facts and health benefits

Botanically termed as Bursera delpechiana, linaloe is an aromatic plant known for producing aromatic oil which is used as a source of linalool and linalyl acetate. Native to Mexico, Brusera Delpechiana is commercially...
Litsea cubeba essential oil facts and benefits

Litsea cubeba essential oil facts and benefits

Also known as May Chang, Litsea Cubeba is a tree belonging to the Lauraceae family. Also known as ‘Mountain Pepper’ or ‘Chinese Pepper’, the plant is native to south China, Indonesia, Java, Sumatra...
Shilajit facts, benefits and uses

Shilajit facts, benefits and uses

Shilajit is a sticky, tar-like resin substance which is one of the wonderful herbal medicines in the whole world that is neither a plant nor animal product, but it is a mineral pitch...
Cubeb essential oil facts and benefits

Cubeb essential oil facts and benefits

Cubeb essential oil is derived from the cubebs plant, which mostly grows in Java and Sumatra. For this reason, cubebs are known by many names. Cubeb (Piper cubeba), also known as Java pepper,...
Citron essential oil facts and health benefits

Citron essential oil facts and health benefits

Citron, also known as Citrus medica, is a fragrant but inedible citrus fruit. The citron fruit is usually oblong and covered with a leathery adherent rind. The color of the citron varies from...
Cistus essential oil facts and health benefits

Cistus essential oil facts and health benefits

Cistus ladaniferus, also known as Rock Rose or Labdanum, is a small shrub that is cultivated in the UK but grows wild in the mountainous regions of the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East....
Health benefits of Magnolia essential oil

Health benefits of Magnolia essential oil

Magnolia is one of the well-traveled flowers in the world, with species in South Asia, the Pacific, and North America. It is in the family of Magnoliaceae family. The term Magnolia is a...