Essential Oil 101: Rosemary

Danh NgoEssential Oil, Uncategorized

Many know that Rosemary is a culinary herb but unaware of its medicinal purposes like pain relief, cognitive boost, and for anti-aging skin care.  Rosemary, also known as Rosmarinus officinalis, has been dated all the way back to the Romans, Egyptians, and ancient Egyptian civilization.   There is a myth where the Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Marjoram

Danh NgoEssential Oil, Healthy Living Division, Uncategorized

As I research essential oils that are good for pain relief, Marjoram oil kept showing up.  If you google Marjoram, there is this idea that Marjoram and Oregano are the same.  This is confusing as to why they are labeled as two different herbs but are the same?  Sally Bernstein blog article titled “Oregano….Or Is It Marjoram” clarified this confusion … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Clove

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Did you know that our mouths can tell a lot about our internal health?  There have been research studies that linked our oral hygiene to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers.  For example, mouth lesions may be the first signs of HIV infection, aphthous ulcers are occasionally a manifestation of Celiac or Crohn’s disease, and pale and bleeding gums … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Frankincense

Danh NgoEssential Oil, Healthy Living Division, Uncategorized

Frankincense is an oil with an intriguing religious backstory of various cultures, from Buddhism, Egyptians, Romans, and Catholicism to name a few. The name itself is derived from the Old French ‘franc encens’ meaning pure incense. It is most popular as one of the three gifts given to the baby Jesus by the Three Wise Men. Frankincense oil is made … Read More