Essential Oils

The Soul of the Rose

The Soul of the Rose

And the Soul of the Rose went into my blood”-Alfred Lord Tennyson

The gifts of nature are plentiful, but if given only a single plant to choose from to improve my skin, my mood, and my digestive health I would choose the rose. Sweet, delicate, and fragrant, rose imparts the essence of gentleness; it is the soul of the rose.

Roses have been cultivated for millennia and used not only for their beauty as an ornamental garden plant,

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Lavender – Research and the Essential Oils

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), the lovely and dainty purple plant that is a part of the mint family and the most widely and cultivated essential oil in the world, is a plant worth remembering. Although our own scientific community is slow to research all of the benefits of essential oils, there is still enough scientific data out there to indicate the power behind this plant.

With more than 100 constituents found in lavender, it is no wonder that the potential healing nature is complex and wide.

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