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Relief of Arthritis Symptoms using Essential Oils

Aromatherapy and Arthritis – a Personal Account By: Buffy Hall, RN The word ‘arthritis’ actually refers to over 100 different diseases affecting areas in and around joints of the body. Arthritis also can also affect other parts of the body besides the joints. The skin, liver, heart, and kidneys are all vulnerable to certain types […]

Ananda Adds Second Jasmine Oil Variety

Ananda Apothecary has added a second Jasmine oil variety – Jasmine sambac – with a lighter, more floral aroma – to accompany the deeper, almost smokey quality of the ‘Royal’ or ‘Italian’ Jasmine grandiflorum already available. Jasmine is one of the classic aphrodesiac essential oils, with a complex, alluring scent. The aroma of Jasmine is […]

Ananda Adds Niaouli and Spearmint Essential Oils

Two new essential oils have been added to our collection at the Ananda Apothecary: Niaouli oil and Spearmint oil. Niaouli essential oil, from Melaleuca quinquenervia viridiflora (or MVQ), is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of an evergreen tree native to Australia – similar in appearance and aroma to Eucalyptus. Now cultivated in Spain, […]