Oils

Vetiver Oil

The Health Benefits Of Vetiver Oil

Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides) is a perennial grass belonging to the Poaceae family and is native to India but is widely cultivated in the tropical regions of the world oil that is popularly known as “Khus-Khus”.

Vetiver oil is extracted from the washed, chopped, dried and soaked roots and rootlets by steam More >

Sandalwood Oil

The Health Benefits Of Sandalwood Oil

Sandalwood oil, is oil that is obtained by a process called steam distillation of the chips and billets cut from the heartwood of the sandalwood (Santalum album) tree. Its use dates back to thousands of years ago, making it one of the oldest known materials used specifically for its exotic More >

Jojoba Oil

The Health Benefits Of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) oil is a botanical extract of the seed of the jojoba tree (Simmondsia chinenis), a shrub that is native to the Sonoran, Mojave, and Baja California deserts of Arizona, California, and Mexico and the southern most portion of the California Floristic Province.

A plant that is grown More >

Hemp Seed Oil

The Health Benefits Of Hempseed Oil

Hempseed oil is obtained by pressing hemp seeds. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark to clear light green in color, with a nutty flavour.

Hempseed is enriched with vitamins A, C and E and B-carotene, and it is rich in minerals like phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sulfur and calcium.

It More >

Elemi Oil

The Health Benefits of Elemi Oil

Elemi (Canarium luzonicum), its oil is extracted from the gum by steam distillation of the Elemi tree.

A resinoid and resin are also produced in small quantities.

Elemi tree is native to the Philippines and is related to the trees that produce frankincense and myrrh, elemi was sometimes used in More >

Baobab Oil

The Health Benefits of Baobab Oil

Baobab oil is pale yellow oil extracted by cold-pressing the seeds of the fruit of the baobab tree that belongs to the Bombacaceae family and is said to be one of the best-known tree in Africa.

Native to Africa, Madagascar, Australia, and Arabia. It contains vitamins A, D, E. Baobab More >

Progesterone Oil

A Look at Progesterone Oil for Women

Progesterone is a natural female hormone; it is essential before and during pregnancy.

Progesterone oil is a progestin hormone that works by restoring normal balance progesterone.

This helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and to stop abnormal uterine bleeding that occurs when the body does not make enough progesterone on its More >

Marula Oil

The Health Benefits of Marula Oil

Have you ever taken notice of the skin of African men and women? There skin always looks healthy, blemish free and scar free, that’s mainly due to their famous possession, the Marula tree which bears a small round shaped fruit; (green in colour when unripe) that ripens to a yellow More >

Neem Oil

The Health Benefits of Neem Oil

Neem oil is a vegetable oil expressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem, an evergreen tree that is endemic to the Indian subcontinent.

It is yellow to brown in colour with a bitter taste, and a garlic or sulfur aroma.

The tree belongs to the mahogany family, Meliaceae and More >

Wormwood Oil

The Health Benefits of Wormseed Oil

Wormseed oil is extracted from the entire herb, especially the seed or fruits, by a process called steam distillation from Chenopodium ambrosioides of the Chenopodiaceae family, an herb found throughout South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and the United States.

The Mayans gave wormseed its name after realizing its efficacy in More >

Buchu Oil

The Health Benefits of Buchu Oil

Buchu is a small evergreen shrub; its oil is extracted from the dried leaves by steam distillation of this tree, which belongs to the Rutaceae family.

The oil is dark yellow to brown in colour and has a strong blackcurrant and minty odour.

Just by hearing the name of this More >