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September 6, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Wintergreen

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant. This essential oil contains many health-promoting properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, disinfectant, diuretic, stimulant (bone), and warming. Wintergreen has a strong, penetrating aroma. Historically, Native … Continue reading

August 2, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Bergamot

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) essential oil is vacuum-distilled and pressed from the rind (peel) of the plant. Bergamot primarily affects the digestive system, emotional balance, and skin. This oil has a sweet, lively, citrusy, and fruity aroma. This aroma can help relieve … Continue reading

July 19, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) essential oil is steam-distilled from the rhizomes of the plant. This essential oil imparts antiseptic, laxative, stimulant, tonic, and warming properties. This oil has a sweet, spicy-woody, warm, tenacious, fresh, and sharp aroma, which may help influence … Continue reading

June 8, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Fennel

Fennel essential oil is steam-distilled from the crushed leaves of the Foeniculum vulgare plant in the parsley family. Some natural properties of fennel are antiparasitic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, diuretic, and expectorant. Its scent is a sweet, spicy aroma similar to … Continue reading

May 17, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Peppermint

Peppermint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves, stems, and flower buds of the Mentha piperita plant. Peppermint is distinctly known for its minty, sharp, and intense aroma. For centuries, peppermint has been used for a variety of purposes. It … Continue reading

April 17, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Tea Tree

Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of myrtle shrubs and trees. Aromatically, tea tree promotes cleansing and purity and is known for its medicinal, fresh, and herbaceous scent. Historically, tee tree leaves were used to … Continue reading

April 3, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Roman Chamomile

Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemis nobilis) essential oil is steam-distilled from flowers in the compositae family. This oil is known for its fresh, sweet, fruity-herbaceous, apple-like aroma. Roman chamomile oil has anti-infectious, antiparasitic, antispasmodic, calming, and relaxing health properties. … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Black Pepper

Black pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum) is steam-distilled from the berries of the plant. This oil is known for its strong, spicy, musky, warm fragrance with herbaceous undertones. Historically, black pepper was used for thousands of years for malaria, cholera, … Continue reading

February 15, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Patchouli

Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin) is steam-distilled from the leaves and flowers of the plant. This oil is recognized by its earthy, herbaceous, sweet-balsamic, and rich aroma. Patchouli primarily affects the skin. Patchouli contains anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic, antitoxic, astringent, … Continue reading

January 31, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Sandalwood

Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum album) is steam-distilled from the bark of sandalwood trees. This oil is known for it soft, woody, sweet, earthy, balsamic, and tenacious odor. The aroma of sandalwood can calm, harmonize, and balance your emotions. It helps … Continue reading

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