Essential Oils Throughout History

Essential oils, in their pure form, have a long history of medicinal use dating back to ancient times. The ancient Egyptians used essential oils for medicine, beauty treatments, food preparation, and religious ceremonies.  They believed that smell was the most...

The Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential oils are liquids containing aroma compounds from plants;  in other words, they contain the stuff that gives a plant its unique smell.  For example, the essential “oil of wintergreen” contains the aromatic components of the wintergreen plant and...