Some Of My Favorite Herbs

Peppermint

Mentha piperita

Peppermint is popular in countless forms, from toothpaste to chewing gum. As an essential oil, it is useful to ease breathing and as a digestive aid. Peppermint is a wonderfully versatile essential oil and should be included in everyone’s home. Peppermint is useful for stomach upset and it is very cooling. It helps with headaches and with respiratory difficulties.

Peppermint brings joy and buoyancy to the heart. It is invigorating and can remind individuals that life can be happy.

Peppermint is part of the allergy trio – combined with Lemon and Lavender it is used for all types of allergies and histamine problems.

For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.

Oregano

Oregano

Origanum vulgare

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used oregano as a cleansing agent as well as for digestive and respiratory support. High in antioxidant activity, oregano contains phenolic acids and flavonoids. Oregano is often referred to as “medicine cabinet in a bottle”. It can be used for many first aid applications and also as an internal GI cleanse agent. Oregano is very intense and MUST be diluted if used on the skin.

Oregano is a found in the “FLU BOMB” preparation – and is a powerful immunity booster.

Oregano provides emotional support by inviting individuals to dispel materialism and attachments that hinder growth and progress.

For aromatic, topical, or dietary use (dilute when using topically and use a gelcap when taking orally).

Myrrh

Myrrh

Commiphora myrrha

Historically, myrrh has been used in many ways, from meditation to embalming in ancient Egypt. Modern herbalists frequently recommend myrrh for its cleansing properties, especially for the mouth and throat. Myrrh is also excellent for calming the skin.

 

Myrrh has properties that help with increasing the appetite, as well as other digestive issues. It is also very good with the skin, including fighting fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and ringworm. Use Myrrh on skin conditions from wounds to wrinkles.

Myrrh helps individuals to feel the loving presence of maternal figures. It helps the soul to feel more safe and to learn to trust.

For aromatic or topical use.

Melissa

Melissa

Melissa officinalis

This is one of the most expensive and rare essential oils, Melissa essential oil has a sweet, fresh, citrus-like fragrance and is steam distilled from the fresh flowering tops, leaves and stems of the Melissa officinalis plant. With a wide range of therapeutic properties, Melissa can be used for calming the nerves, addressing stomach discomfort, mood support, and seasonal bugs. Because the Melissa plant has an oil yield of less than 1/10 of 1%, it is one of the most commonly adulterated oils.

Melissa has been called “liquid gold” due to the look and also the value of this oil. It has been used to promote fertility and for all kinds of infections. Melissa is a great rejuvenator and helps to bring awakening to the soul.


For aromatic, topical, or internal use.

Melaleuca

Melaleuca

Melaleuca alternifolia

Recognized by its more common name “tea tree”, melaleuca has been revered for its cleansing and regenerative properties, especially for the skin. Composed of more than ninety different compounds, melaleuca has limitless therapeutic applications.

Melaleuca is helpful for all things related to the skin. It can be used for acne, cuts, wounds and skin infections. Melaleuca has 12 times the antiseptic power of Phenol and also strong immune building properties.

Melaleuca can disinfect not only physically, but emotionally as well. This oil encourages an individual in emotional purification and releasing toxic feelings.

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