Just the Facts


Tea Tree Oil – Just the Facts 3

Tea tree oil is the most commonly-recommended oil when it comes to repelling something living; whether that’s bacteria or mold or fungus, tea tree is a go-to active ingredient in many natural products used for cleaning or disinfecting. Specifically, it is widely thought that tea tree oil can be useful […]

Tea tree oil - everyone knows it's highly antimicrobial, but what does that mean for practical use? Click the image to read about the scientifically verified benefits of tea tree oil!

Coconut oil has been lauded across the internet for it’s health and beauty benefits. But does it stand up under the microscope of peer-reviewed science? Read on to learn the benefits of coconut oil according to science.

Benefits of Coconut Oil According to Science 6

Coconut oil has been lauded across the internet for it’s health and beauty benefits. But does it stand up under the microscope of peer-reviewed science? Read on to learn the benefits of coconut oil according to science. Health benefits Weight Loss Heart health Lower blood pressure Anti-Inflammatory Wound Healing Antimicrobial […]


Rosemary Oil – Just the Facts 8

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the character Ophelia declares: ‘There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember.’ Throughout history, rosemary and rosemary oil have been used to enhance memory (Grecian scholars used to wear rosemary wreaths on their heads for exams!) Rosemary also has a bit of a reputation as a gastrointestinal […]

Rosemary - famous for it's memory enhancing properties, but did you know it is also a fantastic mosquito repellent? Click the image to read about the scientifically verified benefits of rosemary oil!

Ah, basil. Beloved staple herb in pizza sauce and powerful... headache reliever? Basil is much more than a flavorful herb, my friends, and when used in the essential oil form, basil oil is claimed to have numerous benefits (anyone know of an essential oil that isn't though?). Basil oil is most definitely a potent substance in any case, and this article delves into the REAL benefits of the oil, according to science.

Basil Oil – Just the Facts 2

Ah, basil. Beloved staple herb in pizza sauce and powerful… headache reliever? Basil is much more than a flavorful herb, my friends, and when used in the essential oil form, basil oil is claimed to have numerous benefits (anyone know of an essential oil that isn’t though?). Basil oil is […]


Peppermint Oil – Just the Facts

Due to the insanely large volume of misinformation available on the properties of essential oils, it is my continuing mission to compile for you a list of facts for each oil. Presented below is my (ever-growing) list of the properties of peppermint oil, and the studies that support each claim. As […]