The Top Uses of Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) originates from Australia where it has been distilled since the mid 1800s. The first work on the special antiseptic and antibacterial properties of the oil were first published in the 1870s. Historically it has been prescribed for respiratory system conditions such as bronchitis, flu, asthma and coughs. Here are our top suggestions for the… Read more »

The Top Uses of Rosemary Oil

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a Mediterranean herb, which, like lavender, has been used for centuries for a wide range of physical and physiological conditions. Historically, it has mainly been associated with the strengthening of the memory and is thus a popular emblem of fidelity, constancy and remembrance throughout the ages. As well as the lavender,… Read more »

Lavender vs. Lavandin

Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin).