THE SKIN: Essential Oils are of benefit to the skin because their solubility in lipids draws them readily into the skin and allows them to diffuse and penetrate in the skin. Their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, emollient, analgesic, and healing properties are of direct benefit, while calming, immunostimulating, detoxifying properties support the correction and healing of underlying […]
Author Archive | Joie Power, Ph.D.
Gas Chromatographs (GC) along with Mass Spectrography (MS) reports show the relative amounts of the various organic components that make up essential oils. These reports are commonly referred to as GC-MS or GC/MS or GCMS reports. The primary types of components include: Component Possible Therapeutic Action Possible Toxicity / Skin Irritation Alcohols Antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal […]
To me, it seems quite confusing that there is a tree called Balm of Gilead tree and a healing salve/balm also called Balm of Gilead and mentioned in the Bible. To make matters worse, there is a North American Balm of Gilead tree and there are other Balm of Gilead trees of completely different species […]
Our Tuberose Essential Oil (Botanical Name: Polianthes tuberosa) is pure and undiluted, extracted by the ancient method enfleurage using absolutely no chemical solvents. Tuberose Essential Oil is one of the most precious oils in the world and is renowned for its’ mesmerizing aroma and fragrance. The heavy, sometimes slightly spicy, tenacious and sweet-floral fragrance of […]
Scent is a simple way to set the mood for romance, whether applied as a perfume or diffused through a room. Scent affects the limbic brain, creating an immediate emotional response unaltered by logic or reason. Essential oils are a great tool to produce this effect. The sense of smell is one of the most […]