Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion.
Jean Valnet, M.D., studied peppermint's effect on the liver and respiratory
systems. Other scientists have also researched peppermint's role in improving
taste and smell when inhaled. Dr. William N. Dember of the University
of Cincinnati studied peppermint's ability to improve concentration and
mental accuracy. Alan Hirsch, M.D., studied peppermint's ability to directly
affect the brain's satiety center, which triggers a sensation of fullness
15ml at $20.00
Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium)
is an oil derived from orange leaves and has antiseptic properties and
also balances nerve equilibrium.
5ml at $41.00
Pine (Pinus sylvestris) was
first investigated by Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, for
its benefits to the respiratory system. In 1990 Drs. Pénoël
and Franchomme described pine oil's antiseptic properties in their medical
textbook. Pine is used in massage for stressed muscles and joints. It
shares many of the same properties as Eucalyptus globulus, and the action
of both oils is enhanced when they are blended. Avoid oil adulterated
with turpentine, a low-cost, but potentially hazardous filler.
15ml at $13.00
Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica)
is referred to by the people of Madagascar as "the oil that heals."
It has antiseptic properties and is supporting to the nerves and respiratory
system. Ravensara scores 8,927 on the ORAC scale.
5ml at $26.00
Rose (Rosa damascena) has a
beautiful fragrance that is intoxicating and aphrodisiac-like. Rose helps
bring balance and harmony. In his clinical practice Dr. Pénoël
uses this oil for the skin. It is stimulating and elevating to the mind,
creating a sense of well-being.
5ml at $151.00
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
has been researched for its antiseptic properties. It may be beneficial
for the skin and for helping to overcome mental fatigue.
15ml at $14.00
Rosemary Verbenon (Rosmarinus
officinalis CT verbenon) has been used by Dr. Pénoël and
Dr. Franchomme for supporting respiration and reducing stress and frustration.
15ml at $36.00
Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora)
is soothing and nourishing to the skin. It has been researched at Weber
State University, Ogden, Utah, for its inhibition rate against gram positive
and gram negative bacteria.
15ml at $14.00
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