Posts tagged Antibacterial
Carrot seed oil: A carrier oil - The essential oils collection [Oils101]

Carrot seed oil, a wonderful carrier oil, is packed with natural healing properties. Derived from the seeds of the wild carrot plant Daucus carota of the Apiaceae or Umbelliferae family. The wild carrot plant is an annual or biennial plant that has hairy leaves and white flowers with small purple centres. Its origins can be traced back to Egypt, France and India.

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Orange essential oil: The cleaning oil - The essential oils collection [Oils101]

Sweet Orange Essential Oil, or as it is more commonly known as, Orange oil, is one of the most affordable, versatile and cheerful oils you can use. It has a beautifully uplifting aroma and is one of the most popular oils to use as an ingredient in household cleaners.

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Oregano essential oil: The antibiotic oil - The essential oils collection [Oils101]

Native to the Mediterranean, oregano was first discovered in Greece, where it was used as a topical anti-bacterial ointment for wounds and skin ailments. The herb grows at high altitudes, the name oregano literally means “joy of the mountains”.  The oil contains properties that makes it antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. The oil is so powerful it can rival antibiotics when it comes to preventing and treating various infections, without any of the harmful side effects that are common with antibiotic use. It is also widely used as a food preservative.

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