Lavender Oil Producing Plants

“Lavender” is part of the broad botanical genus – Lavandula. This is thought to be made up of 50 different species, and within some of these species are perhaps hundreds of different cultivars/varieties. For the purposes of lavender oil we are mainly concerned with two species –lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called English lavender or true lavender),… Read more »

Beat the Winter Blues with Essential Oils

With shorter days, freezing temperatures and cold, dark mornings, it’s no wonder that Winter can sometimes leave us feeling a little tired and low. Grey skies and cold, rainy days without much sunshine can leave us all feeling the winter blues. Winter blues describes feelings of low mood, lethargy and mild depression, which tend to… Read more »