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What “Really” is a Pure Essential Oil: Dissecting the Truth

Everyone’s saying the same thing, using the same marketing terminology, and the word ‘pure’ seems to be the most popular word around. Oh yes, “PURE” is passed around in all the chit chat or at all the essential oil parties no matter which one you happen to attend. Well, there is good reason! If you’re using an essential oil […]

Selecting a Genuine Oil in a Saturated Market

Selecting a Genuine Essential Oil In a Saturated Market ~ How to tell the Difference Perhaps you think they look the same, feel the same , even smell the same! Yet  one is  a 100% pure, high quality, genuine essential oil – completely grown  without chemicals or pesticides or altered in a laboratory molecularly in any other way.  […]

DIY Essential Oil Recipe: Beat the Winter Blues! Create Sunshine in a Bottle

Here’s an essential oil recipe you can make at home. With Winter in full swing, a little sunshine can do a LONG way! Amidst longer days and darker nights, the colder weather and leafless trees, it is easy to feel a little less charged than in the warmer months. We’ve put together a wonderfully uplifting […]

Eternal Beauty: Ancient Ingredients for Modern Results

Nefertiti was the Cleopatra of her time – just as wealthy, just as powerful. A stunning, glowing beauty. The discovery of her gorgeously crafted bust put her perfectly accentuated features in the limelight while the monument draws attention of thousands of people until today – the way the Egyptian queen appeared is too striking to […]

Light Barrier: A Natural Skin Protectant

Protection against both UVA and UVB radiation is crucial all year round. The damage that the rays do to our skin cells is often underestimated, yet such a neglectful approach doesn’t prevent it from happening. Before we evaluate how the ingredients in our skin protectant act on UV damage, first we need to know what […]

Skin Benefits of Raspberry Seed Oil

The look of a fresh, ripe raspberry can bring to mind a wealth of ideas. Common thoughts might meander from how delicious it might be, to its vibrant color and the abundance of health benefits it offers. Funny as it may seem, there is actually a proven proportion between a fruit’s appearance and its amount […]

Essential Oils and Your Energy Body – An Eco-Conscious Approach

Utilizing essential oils during yoga and meditation will aid in the alignment of your mind, body, and spirit. Essential oils capture the natural, therapeutic power of plants and can help bring balance to your spiritual routines. The following is a guide to help those seeking to become more mindful and ecologically conscious when using essential […]

The Science Behind Citronella

Summertime vacations tend to be coupled with many nostalgic aromas: Salty air, barbeques, fresh fruit, bonfires, and tanning oils. At Ananda, Citronella has found its way into our hearts as one of those familiar “scents of summer”.  It’s welcoming scent perfectly captures the moments of warm summer nights and the essence of starlit memories. Read […]