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February 12, 2020

ESSENTIAL OILS: WELLNESS IN HOME

Essential oils, known since ancient times, allow us to improve our health in a way that is sweet and natural. I am not referring only to your own person health but also to the environment that surrounds us, where we …

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August 6, 2019

THYME ESSENTIAL OIL: USES AND PROPERTIES

Thyme is part of the family Lamiaceae, like Mint, Basil, Lavender and many other species widely known because of their perfume and flavor. This characteristic is due to the presence in the leaves of structures secreting essential oil.   The …

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March 1, 2019

LEMONGRASS: ESSENTIAL OIL TO FIGHT TUMORS

Lemon scent, intense and penetrating green notes make it one of the most used products in the world in perfumery and soaps … but the essential oil of Lemongrass offers much more than this: it is the natural source of …

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November 30, 2018

MINT ESSENTIAL OIL: CULTIVATION AND PRODUCTION

  Peppermint is a plant known and used since ancient times, both in the culinary as well as in the herbal field. Its intense fragrance, its bright green and the simplicity with which it spreads, make it one of the …

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November 5, 2014

THYME

Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris L.
Family: Lamiaceae
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December 14, 2017

MINT ESSENTIAL OIL: USES AND PROPERTIES

The name “Mint” has a mythological derivation: Mintha was a nymph, daughter of the river god Cocito. She was loved by the god Hades but Persephone was jealous and transformed her in a humble, insignificant plant. But not even Persephone …

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December 11, 2017

AROMATHERAPY: HOW TO CHOOSE AN ESSENTIAL OIL

The choice of essential oil depends very much on the uses we want to make for it.  Aromatherapy can be used in different ways, but the most common and most pleasant to all is the use of room diffusers.    …

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November 5, 2014

WINTER SAVORY

Botanical Name: Satureja montana L.
Family: Lamiaceae
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November 30, 2017

HOW TO DISTILL MINT

The mint species is known and cited by numerous ancient authors for its beneficial therapeutic properties; it is so old that it finds its origins in mythology. It was used anciently in Egyptian civilization, as well as in Greeks and …