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Welcome to the wonderful world of essential oils. In the following pages, you’ll learn more about what essential oils are, a bit about extensive history, and 99 facts about common essential oils and their uses. You can find a variety of essential oil blends in MONQ’s personal diffusers like Zen, Sleepy, Ocean, and more! So, […]
One of the world’s most powerful agents comes from the oil of copaiba trees—trees native to the Amazon rainforest that grow to more than 100-feet tall. For centuries, Amazonian natives used copaiba oil in folk remedies far before it became known in the 21st century for relieving discomfort, alleviating stress, and fighting bacteria. Due to […]
When it comes to the best-known essential oils around the world, tea tree oil ranks toward the top of the list. It has gained a reputation of being known as “nature’s first aid kit in a bottle” due to its immunostimulant and antiseptic properties and has been used for millennia for treating a whole host […]
One of the oldest tree species still around today, the ginkgo biloba originates from East Asia (Japan, South Korea, and Eastern China). These beautiful trees are hard to miss, and can be seen around the world in major metropolises as they are renowned for their beauty and stature. In Buddhist culture, the ginkgo tree is […]
Best known for its licorice-like flavor and smell, fennel essential oil can be used internally, topically or via inhalation to improve respiratory function and digestion. The essential oil is captured by steam distillation of the seeds of the fennel plant and is a key part of aromatherapy and holistic medicine because of its diverse benefits. […]
Coconut oil has become widely known as a multi-use oil that should be present in everyone’s home. Dry skin? Use coconut oil! Troublesome hair? Use coconut oil! Out of creamer for your coffee? Use coconut oil! What people may not be aware of, however, is that there is another type of coconut oil that isn’t […]