3500 BC - In Mesopotamia, the first distillation of essential oils
2700 BC - Shennong, a ruler of China pioneers Chinese Medicine including 300 herbal remedies
1470 BC - Egyptians used oils for beauty, perfume, therapies and embalming
1350 BC - Moses and the Jewish Nation use holy annointing oil for health and inaugurating kings
460 BC - Hippocrates and Greek physicians use herbs and oils as remedies
0 AD - Three Wise men bring Jesus the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh
150 AD - Chief physicians use herbs and oils to treat gladiators war wounds
1928 AD - French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse alleviates burn with lavender oil
2017(present day) - Over 17,000 studies on essential oils in the U.S. database
On the 3rd day God created plants; He created the supportive tools we would need for our health and placed them literally at our fingertips.
Before the age of modern medicine, people did not rely on large drug companies for the cures of disease. People relied on herbal and essential oil remedies to treat a wide range of physical and emotional issues. In modern times Chinese medicine and in many areas of Europe and the middle east, traditional holistic remedies are implemented before any pharmaceutical remedies are chosen. It's important to learn the benefits of essential oils and fully understand their healing properties in order to improve our over all wellness through natural plant based medicine.
Here are just a few benefits that essential oils provide:
*Improve Joint discomfort through massaging essential oils with a carrier oil into sore muscles
*Improving Immune System: Studies have demonstrated that certain essential oils like Frankincense, has immune enhancing abilities.
*Meditation & Prayer: Certain oils induce a feeling of peace and relaxation, making them ideal for prayer time and meditation.
* Brain Health: Some oils provide cognitive health and responses that may help people who are challenged with mental clarity and focus.
La Cresta Skin Care incorporates high quality therapeutic grade essential oils in our skin care and wellness products. Whether you are lighting our candles, using our massage oils for a relaxing massage or enjoying one of our bath and body products, you can rest assured that you are enjoying some of the best essential oils for the mind and body.