Benefits of Cedarwood essential oil and its uses

By Rania Watts Can you imagine using an oil extracted from pine needles, leaves, bark, and berries? Those are the various distilled components of cedarwood essential oils.  There are so many benefits to cedarwood; it can be used as “antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, insecticidal, and antifungal.” (Healthline). Depending upon which tree is distilled for the cedarwoodContinue reading “Benefits of Cedarwood essential oil and its uses”

Benefits of Acupressure & Acupuncture 

By: Rania Watts Did you know that not only do we carry our lives on our feet, but that there are nerve endings in our hands and feet which connect throughout the convoluted map of our mysterious bodies.  Imagine if someone said to you that a headache can be eased by massaging pressure points onContinue reading “Benefits of Acupressure & Acupuncture “

Benefits of lavender essential oil and its uses

By: Rania M M Watts Lavender oil is typically used to induce sleep & relaxation. Moreover, lavender oil can assist with the treatment of some skin conditions. It is also used to flavour different foods, drinks, and commonly used in soaps and cosmetics to induce a beautiful scent.  Essential oils can be harsh on theContinue reading “Benefits of lavender essential oil and its uses”

What is the difference between German & Roman Chamomile Essential oils and their uses? 

By Rania Watts In a myriad of ways German & Roman Chamomile Essential Oils house similar characteristics although they are also quite different. As stated from this phenomenal article that breaks down the differences in a nutshell, this is what they had to say:  “GERMAN (BLUE) CHAMOMILE  ·         Contains chamazulene, giving the oil its deep blueContinue reading “What is the difference between German & Roman Chamomile Essential oils and their uses? “

Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil and its uses

By Rania Watts I am the type of person that requires the strongest possible cough drop when I am ill. There was this brand, when I was younger that was was advertised as a mix of Eucalyptus and honey. However, all I could taste was the Eucalyptus.  Mind you, I was not complaining, as for me it wasContinue reading “Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil and its uses”

Benefits of Orange Essential oil and it’s uses

By Rania Watts Before I even begin to research this subject, I am going to take a wild guess that one of the uses for Orange essential oil will involve something to do with old antique wood furniture and a natural polish.  The reason I am guessing is, as a child, the wood would be cleanedContinue reading “Benefits of Orange Essential oil and it’s uses”

Benefits and uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil

By Rania Watts The first time I heard the word lemongrass was associated as an ingredient in Thai cooking. I had no idea that there were so many benefits to its uses.   For one, it houses “antibacterial properties” that can be used to treat various ailments such as “skin infections, pneumonia, blood infections, and serious intestinalContinue reading “Benefits and uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil”

What is meditation?

By Rania Watts I am so the last person to be writing about meditation, as I am genuinely not the breathe in an’ out type. I cannot sit still long enough to contemplate. However this last year, when I decided, after decades to finally return to school and take the Victimology Salimiana class, I was so incredibly gratefulContinue reading “What is meditation?”