A Deeper Look Series: Black Pepper Essential Oil

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Native to India and Indonesia, dried fruits of the pepper plant have been transported to Europe via the spice routes at least since the 5th century A.D. This culinary and medicinal spice has formed a foundation of untold riches during history and is still one of the most important flavourings at our dinner tables. The […]

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A Deeper Look Series: Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is an invigorating herb used for medicinal purposes, as a ceremonial herb, and in cooking for thousands of years. Peppermint Essential Oil is an effective painkiller used for headaches, migraines, neuralgia and muscle pain. It clarifies the mind and drives away mental fatigue. This wonderfully adaptable oil can also be used to heal colds […]

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A Deeper Look Series: Basil Essential Oil

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Basil is a kingly herb that has been used in the Mediterranean kitchen for millennia. Its healing powers have been known worldwide since the ancient times. As an essential oil, basil is both uplifting and deeply relaxing. It fights inflammation, stimulates digestion and increases menstrual flow. This versatile oil can also be used to calm […]

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A Deeper Look Series: Melissa Essential Oil

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Melissa is one of the most expensive essential oils. Considered a premium essential oil, the cost is not the only factor setting it apart. Melissa is perhaps more commonly known as lemon balm, but also goes by the names common balm, bee balm, heart’s delight and the honey plant. In history, the melissa plant was […]

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