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The ABCs of Essential Oils: Cassia

Cassia (Cinnamomum Cassia) and Cinnamon are alike in many different ways. Both are from the same botanical family and both essential oils...

The ABCs of Essential Oils: Cardamom

Known in the culinary world as the “queen of spices,” Cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum) is considered to be one of the most expensive...

The ABCs of Essential Oils: Bergamot

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is the most delicate of the citrus fruits. Grown on the hillsides of Reggio di Calabria, Italy, or “toe of the...

The ABCs of Essential Oils: Arborvitae

The western red cedar, or Arborvitae (Thuja plicata), is known as the “tree of life.” Not only is it majestic in size, it can live for...

The ABCs of Essential Oils: Basil

Basil, Ocimum Basilicum, is one of the most universally applicable oils. With the Greek word meaning “king”, ancient Greeks believed...