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Essential Oil Chemistry: Synergy and Quenching

Understanding essential oil chemistry can give us insight to why we choose essential oils. While it's great to feel positive effects, the results are not quite measurable. Thr ough scientific methods, one can identify the molecules found in essential oils. Scientist research to identify active ingredients, components which are shown to produce a desired effe...

A Comparison of Cinnamon Bark Oil and Cinnamon Leaf Oil

Cinnamomum verum picture by Simon A. Eugster What is the difference between cinnamon bark essential oil and cinnamon leaf essential oil? Both come from cinnamomum zeylanicum also refererred to as cinnamomum verum tree. Both have that familiar cinnamon aroma (although cinnamon bark has more depth). Both have properties that help maintain a healthy immun...