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What is Organic Essential Oil & How to Buy Quality Essential Oils?

What is Organic Essential Oil & How to Buy Quality Essential Oils?

What is organic essential oil? Generally speaking, certified organic essential oils are usually superior to conventional essential oils. (Conventional means non-organic.)Certified organic essential oils are steam distilled or cold pressed from plants that are grown without pesticides. Since it takes a great deal of plant material to create even a small amount of essential oil, it certainly makes sense that essential oils distilled or cold pressed from conventional botanicals may...

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What is Hydrosols, Carriers Oils and Fragrance OILS

What is Hydrosols, Carriers Oils and Fragrance OILS

"Hydrosols (sometimes referred to as floral waters or flower waters)  are the condensate water coproduced during the steam- or hydro-distillation of plant material for aroma-therapeutic purposes." -Susanne Catty WHAT IS HYDROSOLS? During the distillation process, manufacturers typically use steam or water. The resulting products are the essential oils and the water, both of which have extracted parts of the plants’ essences. The essential oils contain the fat-soluble compounds while the...

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How Does Essential Oil Play a Role In Aromatherapy?

How Does Essential Oil Play a Role In Aromatherapy?

It may be asked: do essential oil is aromatherapy? This is a question that many people who are beginning to touch essential oils will ask. Is that right? Let's talk about it together. The "aromatherapy" was first coined in 1928 by Gattefossé, a French chemist working in his family's perfumer business.  He became fascinated with the therapeutic possibilities of the oils after discovering by accident that lavender was able to rapidly...

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What Is The History Of Essential Oils Around The World?

What Is The History Of Essential Oils Around The World?

Essential oils, known in the past as aromatic oils, have been used for centuries by many different cultures around the world. Depending on the culture, their uses often varied from healing the sick or wounded to religious practices. We have not been able to pinpoint exactly when these natural oils gained popularity as healing agents, but eventually the knowledge and effectiveness of essential oils in treating the sick spread throughout...

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