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April 2, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Spearmint

Spearmint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Mentha spicata plant. Its pleasant, minty, and slightly fruity aroma is milder than peppermint. Historically, spearmint was used to relieve hiccups, colic, nausea, indigestion, flatulence, headaches, sores, and scabs. The … Continue reading

March 10, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Lemon

Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rind of Citrus limon. Historically, lemon was used to fight food poisoning, malaria, typhoid epidemics, and scurvy and to lower blood pressure and help with liver issues, arthritis, and muscular aches and pains. … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Rose

Rose essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers of Rosa damascena, or the Bulgarian rose. Historically, rose was known for its healing properties and has been utilized in medicine throughout the ages. Some of the oldest uses of rose … Continue reading

January 9, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Eucalyptus Globulus

Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of myrtle shrubs and trees and is known for its fresh, woody scent. Historically, eucalyptus leaves were used to bind up serious wounds and were known to prevent infection and promote … Continue reading

September 18, 2015
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Tea Tree

Tea tree essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree of the myrtle family. Historically, the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia were used to heal cuts, wounds, and skin infections. Today, tea tree essential oil is … Continue reading

December 16, 2014
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Orange

Orange essential oil is derived by cold pressing the rind until the oil is released. According to Roberta Wilson, “From early times, oranges have been associated with generosity and gratitude. Once called ‘golden apples,’ oranges symbolized innocence and fertility.” Historically, … Continue reading