May 31, 2018

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Research

Latin Name: Pogostemon cablin Family: Lamiaceae Historically, patchouli oil has been used as a moth repellent to keep the pests away from fine silks, cloth, and rugs. Patchouli has also demonstrated antimicrobial benefits.  Recent in vitro studies have investigated patchouli oil, and specifically its patchouli alcohol constituent for its anti-cancer […]
June 1, 2018

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorato) Research

Latin Name: Cananga odorata Family: Annonaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
July 17, 2018

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum) Research

Latin Name: Jasminum grandiflorum Family: Oleaceae Jasmine has been used as a folk remedy for skin and stomach ulcers, to help reduce lactation and increase menstruation, as an aphrodisiac, to improve mood, and as a topical antifungal (Tomar, 2018).  It has shown in vitro to have antimicrobial actions, with potential […]
August 20, 2018

Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides) Research

Latin Name: Vetiveria zizanioides Family: Graminaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
September 7, 2018

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Research

Latin Name: Achillea millefolium Family: Asteraceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
September 24, 2018

Ginger Honey Face Mask Recipe for Radiant Skin!

This ginger honey face mask recipe will make your skin look radiant!  It will help tighten and tone, as well as aid in reducing pore size, discoloration, inflammation, and the bacteria that cause blemishes.  Both ginger and honey have shown in studies to be anti-inflammatory, chemo-preventive, antimicrobial, and wound-healing.    […]
September 28, 2018

Rose Water and Geranium Calming Face Toner – Spritz on to Help Improve Your Skin and Mood!

Rose water and geranium extracts has been used for centuries as luxurious ingredients in beauty care lotions, sprays, and baths.  Combined with witch hazel, this rose water and geranium face toner recipe is sure to please!  It may help tighten and tone the skin and improve skin texture. Ah, the […]
December 3, 2018

Mangosteen Research

Latin Name: Garcinia mangostana Family Name: Guttiferae Medical research on mangosteen is reviewed. It has demonstrated its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral activities. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found […]