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Essential Oils

Thyme essential oil has many uses in alternative medicine, as an antimicrobial, antispasmodic, and antioxidant

People have been using plants for various purposes for centuries, most notably for treating different kinds of illnesses.

Powerful natural remedies: Essential oils of lemon grass and orange found to kill bacteria with stunning effectiveness

A study by researchers from the University of Ibadan has revealed that essential oils from lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and orange (Citrus sinensis) have antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Edible coating made with ginger essential oil decreases microbial activity of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus in cheese

Adding an edible coating made from ginger essential oil can help prolong the shelf life of kashar cheese, according to researchers from Ege University in Turkey.

Essential oils found to be highly effective at repelling mosquitoes

Natural essential oils extracted from citrus peels are notably effective in repelling mosquitoes, according to a recent study published in the Natural Product Research journal.

Garden thyme essential oil’s antibacterial properties found to be useful in fighting childhood illnesses

Second only to malaria, diarrhea is one of the most common childhood illnesses in the Republic of Cameroon.