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Iris

Iris Latin Name: iris sp. Forms Available: absolute, root Iris – iris sp. – The dried root and essential oil are sedative. The dries root has helped babies teething. Aromatherapy & Health Uses: The absolute and root are both sedative. The dried root has been used to alleviate teething pain. [Purchase Iris Based Products] – […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 31st, 2009, 11:45 am by   Comments Off on Iris   

Ironweed

Ironweed Latin Name: veronia glauca Alternative Name: broadleaf ironweed. Forms Available: root Ironweed – veronia glauca – This herb root has been used for women’s issues. It both regulates menstruation and relieves post-natal pain. Aromatherapy & Health Uses: A menses regulator and post-natal pain reliever. [Purchase Ironweed Based Products] – [Essential Depot]

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Ivy

Ivy Latin Name: hedera helix Alternative Name: common ivy, gort, hedera Forms Available: leaf, twig Ivy – Hedera helix – A Druid Sacred Herb. An ancient plant, believed by the Greeks to treat intoxication, its toxic leaves are used as a poultice to soothe neuralgia, rheumatism, and sciatica, and in a tincture for toothache and […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 29th, 2009, 9:44 pm by   Comments Off on Ivy   

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Latin Name: polygonelia cuspidatum Alternative Name: hu zhang Forms Available: root Japanese Knotweed – polygonelia cuspidatum – This root is mainly used int the prevention of thrombosis, it is a powerful antioxidant. It is also used in phytoestrogen medications. Aromatherapy & Health Uses: This root is mainly used int the prevention of thrombosis. […]

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Jasmine

Jasmine Latin Name: jasminum officinale Alternative Name: jessamine, yasmin, moonlight on the grove Forms Available: absolute, flower, whole Jasmine – Jasminum officionale – Common Jasmine is a deciduous shrub with strongly scented, white summer flowers. The flowers make a tea that calms the nerves and increases erotic feelings. Steep two teaspoons of flowers per cup […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 28th, 2009, 7:45 am by   Comments Off on Jasmine   

Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke Latin Name: helianthus atrorubens, helianthus tuberosus Alternative Name: sunflower artichoke, aardpeer, almazah Forms Available: tuber Jerusalem Artichoke – helianthus atrorubens, helianthus tuberosus – an old folk remedy for diabetes and rheumatism. Aromatherapy & Health Uses: An old folk remedy for diabetes and rheumatism. [Purchase Jerusalem Artichoke Based Products] – [Essential Depot]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 27th, 2009, 12:44 pm by   Comments Off on Jerusalem Artichoke   

Jewelweed

Jewelweed Latin Name: impatiens capensis, impatiens biflora Alternative Name: jewel weed, wild touch-me-not, spotted jewelweed Forms Available: leaf Jewelweed – impatiens capensis – The juice from the leaves of this herb have been applied externally to treat poison ivy, poison oak, nettle burns, and burns. It also relieves insect bites and stings. In an infusion, […]

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Jimson Weed

Jimson Weed Latin Name: datura stramonium Alternative Name: thornapple, angel’s trumpet, apple of peru, mad apple, stinkweed, jamestown weed Forms Available: leaf, flower, seed, root Jimson Weed – datura stramonium – This is a narcotic plant, anti-asthmatic and anitspasmodic. It is a remedy for asthma, muscle spasms, whooping cough. Externally, it can be used in […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 25th, 2009, 10:44 pm by   Comments Off on Jimson Weed   

Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye Weed Latin Name: eupatorium fistulosum, eupatorium purpureum Alternative Name: gravel root, queen of the meadow, trumpet-weed Forms Available: root, rhizome, leaf Joe Pye Weed – eupatorium fistulosum – A genito-urinary tract herb – prevents and relieves kidney stones, relieves cystitis, prostrate enlargement, and urethritis. A diuretic and cleanser, relieving gout and rheumatism by […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 25th, 2009, 3:44 am by   Comments Off on Joe Pye Weed   

Jojoba

Jojoba Purchase Jojoba Oil – Retail – CLICK HERE Latin Name: simmondsia chinensis Forms Available: oil Jojoba – Simmondsia chinensis – Jojoba organic is very similar in composition to human natural skin oils. It penetrates the skin rapidly to nourish it; also softens and moisturizes mature and dry skin. Jojoba helps to heal inflamed skin conditions […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 24th, 2009, 8:44 am by   Comments Off on Jojoba   

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