Understanding ‘Therapeutic Grade’ Essential Oils: Truth is, There is No Such Thing

The Ananda Apothecary, continues to source the very finest essential oils from around the world… ensuring you only receive the highest quality oils for your health. These oils are truly Therapeutic Grade.  But we’ll address this ‘term‘ clearly in a moment. First though… Did you know that 98% of essential oils produced on the planet […]

Why Monoterpene Essential Oils Are Used For Anxiety, Stress & Bipolar Disorders

Monoterpenes-rich essential oils are an excellent alternative for anxiety, stress and bipolar disorder. Not only do they cover all the molecular causes of these conditions, but they have shown to be as effective or better than anxiolytic drugs and do not cause undesirable side effects. We’ve looked at a few studies and here’s what we found. The […]

HELICHRYSUM: Studies Find It’s Great for Skin & Pain

There are over 600 species in the Helichrysum genus occurring in temperate regions throughout the world. Among these varietals, only the “italicum’ species has been bestowed the moniker ‘Immortelle’ or ‘Everlasting’ for its potent regenerative abilities. The powerful healing properties found in the delicate yellow petals of the Immortelle (Helichrysum sp.) flowers have been widely used […]

Comparing Rosemary Species & CO2 Extraction: Which Serves Your Situation Best

Rosemary has shown to slow down the degradation of a neurotransmitter acetylcholine what indisputably improves memory and increases attention span.  This essential knowledge is good to draw upon when the senses and ability to focus needs to be at their sharpest. There is a wide array of our rosemary products which promote maximum concentration this time of year […]

Immune and Brain Boosting Support with Essential Oils

Back to School Season Invites Immuno & Brain Boosting Support Featuring The Ananda Wellness Blend Trio: Stay Sharp, Be Happy & Sleep Tight! These Ananda formulated essential oil blends work to support your brain, emotions and sleep cycle.We would not consider each to be separate from another when it comes to integrative health. Each oil helps support […]

When to Use a Nebulizing Diffuser

Nebulization by definition is the reduction of a medicinal solution to a fine spray. These fine sprays are often administered in clinical settings or in take-home devices for those with respiratory or asthma conditions. Another way of nebulization therapy is in diffusing essential oils. When using an essential oil, the nebulizing device (or diffuser) would then […]

A Word From Our Owner: The Naked Truth – Why Ananda Built a New Store at a New Location

Didn’t Ananda get a Facelift a couple of years ago? For those of you who have been with Ananda for years, you know our beloved founder, Eric Cech, transitioned from his body in 2018. As you can imagine, Eric’s departure had a tremendous impact on all of us and to the wonderful business that he […]

Comparing Roman vs. German Chamomile: Deciding Which To Use

Chamomile is used around the world for a wide variety of health benefits. And while its popularity and reputation has grown throughout the years, what is less commonly known are the differences between its two main varieties. German (matricaria recutita) and Roman (anthemis nobilis) Chamomile are actually two different species and are distinguished by their […]

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 […]