Stress Blend


Clary Sage and Friends a Great Blend to Diffuse Stress Recipe: 3 drops clary sage 3 drops lavender 2 drops ylang ylang 1drop marjoram

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The Power of Clary Sage

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Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) History: The Romans called it sclarea, from claurus, or “clear,” because they used it as an eyewash. The practice of German merchants of adding clary and elder flowers to Rhine wine to make it imitate a good Muscatel was so common that Germans still call the herb Muskateller Salbei and the English know it as Muscatel Sage. Clary sometimes replaced hops in beer to produce an enhanced state of intoxication and exhilaration, although this reportedly was often followed by a severe headache. It was considered a 12th century aphrodisiac.-Susun Weed In Jamaica, it was used among...

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Essential Oil Profile: Clary Sage

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Clary Sage Latin Name: Salvia sclarea Family: Lamiaceae(Labiatae) Plant Part: Flower/buds,sometimes leaves Method: Distillation Note/Element: Note:Top/ Middle. Element: Wood. Functional Groups: Alcohol, Ester Type: Euphoric Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Pita, Kapha Scent: Hay-like, herbaceous,tea-like,bitter-sweet floral, musky For Skin Type: Oily, Mature Cautions: Not during pregnancy, not w/alcohol use. Avoid w/estrogen dependent conditions such as endometriosis, cysts, and cancers. Physical Uses: Menstrual cramps, menopause, amenorrhea(an abnormal absence of menstruation), labor, indigestion, sore muscles, dandruff, digestion, lower blood pressure, headache relief Mental/Emotional Uses: PMS, depression, stress, tension, postpartum depression, inspiration Other Uses: Aphrodisiac, alcohol addiction Blends Well With: Flowers, peel- Bay, bergamot,...

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Peppermint Refresher

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I love making ice cubes in ice trays, Martha Stewart says they last longer. Well a few days ago I was emptying the cubes in my freezer bag and I noticed they smelled stale. I added one drop of peppermint essential oil to the bag. Yesterday I added a few cubes to my blend of Earl Grey & Red Zinger sun tea. My ice cubes added the perfect mint essence using only one drop of oil. Today I added the mint cubes to my water and voila! I created a refreshing beverage. Sky's the limit now ya'll! Have a fantastic...

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Health Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil

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Cybopogon nardus /Cybopogon winterianus The citronella plant is a grass, there are two species or varieties, usually from South Asia. Their Latin names are Cybopogon nardus and the Java variety Cybopogon winterianus. Lemongrass is their cousin, Cymbopogon flexuosus. Knowing a plants Latin name is very important. Let me tell you why. The plant that you purchase from the garden center is Pelargonian citrosum or citrosa geranium also known as the mosquito plant. It is ineffective against mosquitoes, sorry but it smells great. The next time you're in the garden center looking for plants that repel mosquitoes look for the genus...

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