CATEGORY Essential Oil Profiles

Essential Oil of Coriander

Coriander Essential Oil A while back, I wrote a piece about substitutes for Rosewood essential oil and stumbled across the wonders of Coriander oil. I thought that coriander was pretty unassuming, but it actually has an amazing history. Coriander originated in Egypt and the Middle East, and Coriander seed was found in King Tutankhamen’s tomb.


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Helichrysum Oil: Uses, Benefits & Shop

The Wonders of Helichrysum Essential Oil When I first started working at Dreaming Earth Botanicals, seven years ago, I had never heard of Helichrysum oil (botanical name: helichrysum italicum).  It took me a long while just to figure out how to pronounce its name, much less learn how to use helichrysum essential oil. What an…


Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil Properties and Uses Lavender Essential Oil is the most popular and widely used essential oil and for good reason: not only is it remarkably gentle and effective, but it has an almost universally beloved aroma–floral, soft, and herbaceous. This is one of the essential oils that everyone should have on hand.


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Chamomile Essential Oil

Chamomile Essential Oil Properties and Uses Chamomile Essential Oil is highly prized for its relaxing and soothing effects on both mind and body. Chamomile is one of the gentlest essential oils, and one of the few essential oils recommended for use with children.


Rosemary Essential Oil, Part Two

Rosemary is one of our favorite essential oils.  It’s versatile, inexpensive, powerful and, of course, has a lovely, fresh-woody aroma.   Rosemary oil is commonly used for muscular and joint pain, respiratory problems, and in skincare and hair-care blends.  Emotionally, Rosemary essential oil has a stimulating effect, and and has the reputation of assisting with memory…