Ever read a description of medicine or uses and had no idea what they meant? We have got you covered, here is a list of words that you may not know what they mean when going through our product descriptions. We looked it up, so you don't have to!
- Analgesic: A pain reliever
- Antispasmodic: Stops random muscle movement ie from restless leg syndrome, twitch etc.
-Carmative: Allows relief from gas build-up (flatulence).
-Carrier Oils: Certain essential oils shouldn't be used by itself. Carrier oils are gentler oils typically used by being blended with other essential oils in order to be used as a dilute so it does not harm your skin or body.
-Diffusers: Are machines that take the oil and send it into the air for fragrance, soothing or healing purpos-es.
-Dilute: A process where you lessen the potency of a liquid product by using small amounts mixed with another. For example mixing some apple juice with water for children so there is less sugar.
-Diuretic: Increases production of urine
-Essential Oils: If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of
essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds,
bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and
powerfully fragrant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, essential oils protect
plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their
beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment,
and health-care practices.. Learn More About Essential Oils Here.
-Expectorant: Increases production of spit, loosening mucus and other things from your throat and nasal passages.
-Saporific: Something that gives flavor or taste. For example, peppermint and other mint products create the mint taste in your mouth.
-Sedative: Something that slows down bodily functions, and calms and relaxes you.
-Soporific: Something that helps/causes you to sleep. Some things that have a calming effect, or some medicines are considered soporific if they make you drowsy.
-Sudorific: Causes sweating (which is healthy).