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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 […]

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 […]

Abdominal Issues? Cumin, Curcumene, and Fennel Provide Relief

Those afflicted with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are plagued with frequent abdominal pain, inflammation, bloating, and altered bowel movements. Sadly, IBS is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders that impedes quality of life. Despite the number of patients frequently diagnosed with IBS, effective treatments are scarce or associated with several adverse effects. Even more […]

The Relaxing and Stimulatory Effect of Patchouli Essential Oil

Pogostemon cablin (P. cablin), more commonly known as Patchouli, is a member of the mint family originating from Southeast Asia. Patchouli’s signature scent is easily recognizable by its deep, musky, earthy aroma that only gets better with age. Patchouli oil is considered one of the more important natural essential oils in the fragrance industry due to […]