The increasing demand for processed foods, detection of microorganisms in some of these products, and consumer preference for “natural” over synthetic preservatives have driven research in essential oils (EOs) known for decades to have antimicrobial properties. In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that lemongrass EO and its volatiles can inhibit a range of bacteria and fungi known to be the major causative organisms for several storage and food-borne pathogens.
October 26, 2017
Identified by its warm and earthy, yet mildly sweet aroma, carrot seed essential oil has a long history of being used in ancient medicine, thanks to multiple healing properties. Together, its constituents provide users with an array of health and beauty benefits. This is particular true of two of its main ingredients, carotol and camphene. Here are the top benefits associated with these two constituents.
October 10, 2017
With a scent reminiscent of an apple pie fresh out of the oven, cinnamon bark essential oil has a familiar and comforting scent that makes it a favorite of aromatherapists. Cinnamon bark is made up of several constituents, including eugenol, and its’ most active ingredient, cinnamaldehyde. These two constituents are primarily responsible for many of the health and beauty benefits cinnamon bark oil has to offer. Here’s a quick look at some of its top benefits.
June 1, 2017
Believe helps release the unlimited potential everyone possesses. It restores feelings of hope, making it possible to more fully experience health, happiness, and vitality. This is a grounding and empowering oil to help us promote positive action toward the accomplishment of goals and fulfillment of dreams. If we are going to achieve our dreams, then we have to be healthy first.
May 20, 2017
By Young Living
When it comes to using one product to complete multiple tasks on our conquer-the-world list, we count on a few essential oils. Like a Swiss Army Knife, these oils—Lemon essential oil, Lemon Vitality™, Peppermint essential oil, Peppermint Vitality™, Thieves® essential oil, and Thieves® Vitality™—have an application that’s right for the situation at hand.