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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 […]

The Ultimate Skin Care with ‘Heavenly Skin’ Anti-Aging Botanical Serum

What if we combined the most nutritive ingredients together to create the ultimate skin care solution for mature skin? Well, we’ve done it! Ananda’s Heavenly Skin Blend is one of the favored top picks among Ananda customers. When crafting this blend, we selected ingredients based on what research shows for the best skin care product […]

Science Looks at Skin Enhancing Ingredients that Work

Ananda Apothecary introduces: Resilient Skin, a body butter to help replenish and nourish the largest organ of the body.  This new creation can help your skin withstand unfavorable environmental conditions as it protects you from dryness, wrinkles, cracks and infections. Environmental polluters have become significant contributors to pre-mature aging. We often don’t realize that our skin… […]

Exceptional Frankincense Serrata and Carteri: Studies Show Anti-Cancer, Anti-Inflammatory and Memory benefits

Wonder why we’ve put both Serrata and Carteri together?! In union they are a mighty pair, and as a CO2 extract combo we find this blend to be exceptional for best results. We looked at a few studies and can clearly see that in the same solution, both Boswellia species are great options to alleviate […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Essential Oils Research

What is Aromatherapy? What, really, is Aromatherapy? In the United States, common use of the term ‘Aromatherapy’ is a bit misleading. The practice has been given a ‘touchy-feely’, ‘soft-science’ status in the mainstream media. In much of the rest of the world, however, the therapeutic use of aromatic essential oils has a more elevated, scientifically-backed […]

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Essential oils can play a significant role in balancing the ups and downs of pregnancy. They offer assistance to what can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a woman’s life. The human body is complex and pregnancy introduces a need for a new level of love and care for a woman’s body. Although not […]