The Hidden Ingredient: Looking at Labels September 14 2016, 0 Comments
Essential Oils for Anxiety April 01 2016, 2 Comments
There have been several studies conducted on the use of essential oils for situational anxiety. In 2011 a study evaluated the effects of inhaling bergamot essential oil on the overall regulation of the autonomic immune system ( the part of the nervous system responsible for control of bodily functions such as breathing, heartbeat and digestion).Continue Reading
How to Choose Essential Oils March 16 2016, 0 Comments
There are a few things to look for when choosing the essential oils you use in your home. I want to first start off by saying I have no brand affiliations and the information you receive here it completely unbiased and applicable to all essential oils no matter what brand you choose.Continue Reading
Lemon Balm: A sweet tea with amazing benefits February 25 2015, 0 Comments
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is a sweet scented member of the mint family. This herb is an easy to grow perennial that does well in zones 4-9. Lemon balm is native to the eastern Mediterranean and western Asia regions. The name Melissa is derived from a greek word meaning bee leaf, due to honey bees fondness to this plant. It is said in ancient Greece sprigs of lemon balm were placed into beehives to attract wandering honeybee swarms and around the outsides of hives to prevent bees from swarming.
Plantain: A common weed with extensive uses February 19 2015, 0 Comments
Plantain (Plantago major) is a common backyard weed that grows pretty much everywhere. It's right up there with dandelions. Most of you probably see it every time you are outside in the warmer months and may not even realize what it is. Although perceived as a pesky weed its actually a very handy little herb to recognize as its uses are numerous and may be helpful for various issues encountered while out in nature.Continue Reading
Calendula: Why I grow, use and can't live without it. February 10 2015, 0 Comments
If you've followed us or used any of our products, you can probably tell that I love Calendula. It is one of my favorite herbs that I use the most in my day to day life and in the products I make for Puro Co. I thought that it's important to share as much information about this amazing herb as I can. Below you'll find some reasons why it's an essential herb for everyone trying to lead a natural lifestyle.