Cypress Essential Oil for Longevity’s Sake

Although you may see the cypress plant in and around your local cemetery, this plant’s oil is truly life-giving.  Cypress plants also referred to as trees, are used for their ornamental value as shrubs.  While there are various plants that are said to be cypress, we are going to focus on that with the scientific…

A Look Back at Gilcrease Orchard

“Las Vegas: all the amenities of modern society in a habitat unfit to grow a tomato.” Jason Love In case you didn’t know, Las Vegas — with all its neon signs and bright lights — is in the middle of a desert. You know — hot, dry, and very little precipitation desert. So, it may…

A Look at Vitex

Growing along the banks of the southern Europe and the Mediterranean regions, is a shrub called the chaste tree. Blooming with either purple, pink or white flowers in summer months, the chaste tree’s dark brown or black peppercorn-sized fruit is collected in autumn. Why is the chaste tree important you ask? Historically the chaste tree,…

Black Seed Oil – The Miracle Herb

In Eastern Europe, the Middle East and western Asia, grows a small flowering shrub called the Nigella Sativa. This shrub produces a fruit that has tiny black seeds that are quite powerful! These black seeds are known for remedies dating back several thousand years. In fact, it is reported these very seeds were found in…