Oils 101 – Tagged "Edible Essential Oil" – Zongle Therapeutics

Oils 101 — Edible Essential Oil

Organic Ginger Essential Oil

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Organic Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger is a flowering plant that belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae, which also includes turmeric (Curcuma longa), cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), and galangal. The root of the plant has been used in cuisines and for therapeutic purposes for thousands of years. It is especially popular in Asian food for its ability to aid digestion of high protein foods such as meats.

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Organic Oregano Essential Oil

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Organic Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano is nothing new to anyone who has had some experience with cooking, oregano is used fresh as well as dried. However, organic Oregano essential oil has several benefits that go far beyond the limitations of a condiment. Oregano Oil is one of the most versatile and powerful oils available. Oregano oil possesses a high concentration of carvacrol and thymol, both of which have powerful cleansing properties. The oil can be used as a cleaning agent, can be taken internally to help support a healthy immune system and healthy digestion.

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Organic Spearmint Essential Oil

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Organic Spearmint Essential Oil

Spearmint is well known because of its sweet minty smell and pleasant taste. The spearmint herb gets its name from its characteristic spear-shaped leaves.

The essential oil originates from the perennial plant that hails from Europe and Asia but now commonly grows on five continents around the world. It is extracted from the top part of the flowers of the Spearmint plant, scientifically known as Mentha Spicata, through the process of steam distillation. The fresh leaves and stems of the spearmint plant are steam distilled to bring out the sweet, minty aroma. This oil is often used in aromatherapy to help relieve fatigue, headaches and nervousness, and bring about feelings of well-being.

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Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit is well-known for its sour and tangy taste, it is the round, yellow-orange fruit of an evergreen citrus tree. The fruit grows in clusters hence inspired the name “grape” fruit. Grapefruit is used in a variety of salads and its pulp has a plenty of its own benefits including being a popular fat-burning fruit. Grapefruit essential oil is actually extracted from the peel of the fruit. The most important constituent in grapefruit essential oil is limonene, which ranges from 88 to 95 percent. Limonene is usually found concentrated in the peels of the grapefruit, where the oil is extracted from.

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Organic Coriander Essential Oil

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Organic Coriander Essential Oil
Coriander, also known as Chinese parsley, belongs to the family Apiaceae. Botanically known as Coriandrum Sativum, it is an annual herb. It has a spicy and earthy scent which compliments the plant. The stems and the leaves of this plant are known as Cilantro in North America. Moreover, it is native to Iran and spreads from southern Europe and northern Africa to southwestern Asia.

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