Supreme, natural cough relief

With the modern overuse of antibiotic pharmaceuticals and antibacterial cleaners, the harmful pathogens that we are exposed to today are becoming more aggressive and resistant. At the same time, our own immune systems have become more vulnerable to these pathogens. Thankfully, nature has provided us with safe and effective tools to help us combat such […]

Give your hair, skin and nails a nutritional makeover

Health goals! Glowing, radiant skin, lustrous, full hair and strong, solid nails can be elusive sometimes. Over time, the aging process, lackluster nutrition and our environment and weather can take their toll on our skin, hair and nails. There are certain key nutrients we can seek out in our diet and supplements though that can […]

Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day

Setting a romantic mood for Valentine’s Day is a sure way to create memorable moments. The right ambiance includes the perfect setting, delightful music and enticing aromas. Don’t leave all these details to chance! It is well known that smells can affect our emotions in a very primal way. Our nasal passages are connected to […]

Essential Oils for Stress Relief

In modern day times we pride ourselves on being busy; always on the run! We undervalue our need to just sit quietly and reflect and recuperate, seeing productivity as the ultimate badge of honour. This comes at a cost. Our bodies are in a perpetual state of low grade stress, throwing important hormones like cortisol […]

Methods for managing stress

We have barely begun to enjoy a well-deserved summer rest, and we are already bombarded with the insidious media and store shelves. It reminds us of the chaotic times of the back-to-school season approaching quickly. The start of the school year is often—for children and parents alike—a stressful time of transitions. Here are some tips […]

Back to school with essential oils

Transitions are always challenging, and back to school is no exception. Summer routines have to be broken and the change in season can be taxing. Essential oils can help kids get into a good routine of restful sleep and productive studies.

Getting your ZZZZZs. Let’s first start with the basics. Routine! Routine! Routine! Try to get […]

Enhance your holidays with essential oils

It’s been said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach (incidentally research shows the same for women), but less commonly touted is the adage that – the way to a person’s brain is through their nose. Our sense of smell is often underestimated in comparison to our other senses, but the […]

How to Make Perfume with Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used for centuries as a means of healing; however, they have also been valued for their exquisite aroma and have been cherished as perfuming agents throughout history. With the onset of less expense synthetic options in the late 19th century, commercial perfumes changed forever. Today however, natural perfuming with essential oils […]

Tea tree oil: nature’s antifungal

Location, location, location: The secret to getting the very best tea tree oil.

The geographic sourcing of a natural medicinal ingredient can have a major impact on the quality and effectiveness of the ingredient. Tea tree oil is a prime example of the importance of proper sourcing.

The essential oil of the tea tree plant (Melaleuca alternifolia) […]

AROMATHERAPY FOR THE HOLIDAYS AND EVERY DAY!

NOW® Essential oils offer selection and quality to make your world a more scent-sational place.

Essential Oils/Aromatherapy, for Everyday Use

Although Essential Oils (EO) have been used for centuries in therapy and as disinfectants, deodorizers and powerful preservatives (mummification),  with the passing of time we have lost the application of these volatile oils in everyday life.  Thankfully, […]