Archive for June, 2010

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential OilTea Tree Essential Oil is a very widely used essential oil produced by steam distillation from the leaves of a plant named Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) which is native to Australia. This plant received its name because centuries ago the leaves of this tree were used as a substitution for tea. Indigenous people of Australia have bee using leaves of tea tree externally to treat various skin problems, infections and other health conditions. (more…)

Orange Flower Essence

orange tree blossomsOrange Flower Essence is a dilute extract of orange tree blossoms (Citrus sinensis) known for their amazing aroma and important role in aromatherapy as a natural calming agent. Orange tree originates from China and the Far East, and for many centuries its fruit have been used as excellent natural food packed with vitamins, as well as for various culinary and medicinal purposes. Orange flower essence is widely used in aromatherapy and has a great significance in cultures of many nations of the world: in particular, orange tree blossoms symbolize good fortune, purity and virginity, etc. (more…)