Tag: essential oil

Herb Power: Lavender

Lavender has been popular for hundreds of years now, mostly for its strong aroma, but also as a decoration, in the cosmetics industry, as a natural remedy, air freshener, or insect repellent. Read More

Blood-Brain Barrier

Essential oils are mixtures of dozens, even hundreds, of constituents, all of which are composed of carbon and hydrogen and sometimes oxygen. All essential oils are principally composed of a class of organic compounds built of “isoprene units.” Read More

About Essential Oils

Essential oils are highly concentrated natural plant extracts; a drop or two can produce significant results. An entire plant, when distilled, might produce only a single drop of essential oil. Read More