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A hike through the mountains can instantly refresh your senses and clear your mind. There’s just something about the air in the mountains that feels so much fresher than the air found anywhere else. Can’t get out to the mountains easily? Try MONQ’s Mountain personal aromatherapy diffuser to feel the benefits of mountain air! However, […]
The scent of pine tends to bring up the holidays and evoke pleasant memories. The fresh, uplifting scent can instantly bring us back to our childhood and promote feelings of relaxation. The Scotch pine tree (also known as Scots pine), is commonly used as a Christmas tree and can be found in many places around […]
The scent of eucalyptus essential oil is enough to clear the sinuses. Many people recognize it as a very popular fragrance. Chances are you’ve inhaled eucalyptus oil in the form of a decongestant salve or other homemade remedy. So, how can this scent be so popular when the tree is native only to Australia? The […]
While we are certainly more comfortable in our modern age, there could be a darker side to all this unparalleled convenience and indoor living. Humans today are losing their integral touch with nature and the results are diminished health and mental capacity. But there is a ray of hope and a practical solution to this: […]
Forests make up approximately one-third of the earth’s total land mass, but every year we are losing more and more of them. What are the causes of deforestation, and what impact does this have on human health? We know that forests are a vital part of oxygen production, as well as the absorption of carbon […]
People have prized sandalwood throughout history for its distinct aroma and therapeutic properties. It is the second most expensive wood in the world, and Indian culture highly reveres it. People harvest the heartwood of the tree for its unique scent, as well as its use in woodcarving. People use the essential oil from the tree […]
The urban world offers amazing advantages to young people beginning their lives in an exciting and fast-paced society. But is this really better than the quietness and serenity of living far away from maddening traffic in the natural surroundings of the countryside? In the following article we will take a completely unbiased view of the […]
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Returning to nature is something that many of us don’t do enough of these days. A simple walk along the beach, through a forest, or up a mountain can do wonders for your mental and emotional health, which is why MONQ provides essential oil blends Ocean, Forest, and Mountain. Feel the benefits of these elements […]
The rainforest is often referred to as the “lungs of the world.” What many people may not realize is just how large a role trees play in the way that humans live. If trees are the lungs of the world, they can also be seen as the kidneys of the world, the heart of the […]
It’s early morning and a beam of light makes its way through the dense canopy of trees. A bird begins to sing, and a brightly colored butterfly flits its way through the warm air. A sloth slowly opens its eyes, and a jaguar prowls the land for its next meal. Another day begins in the […]
There is no better way to reconnect with yourself than by reconnecting with nature. While it may seem small, simply getting out into nature can clear your mind and release a lot of stress and tension. Some people prefer the scent of the sea air, some people prefer a stroll through a wooded area, and […]
Terpenes are compounds released by plants that our ancestors breathed in every day. If you live in an urban environment, these terpenes may be missing from your life.
The US boasts an extensive treasure of beautiful forests that support life and keep the general population healthy and breathing fresh clean air. While the demands made on our forests are high, awareness of how important these troves of forested areas truly are is not as high as it should be. Forests cater to every […]