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November 24, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Cassia

Cassia essential oil is steam-distilled from the bark of the Cinnamomum cassia tree in the Lauraceae family. It has a spicy, warm, sweet aroma. Historically, cassia has been widely used as a domestic spice. It has also been used medicinally … Continue reading

October 4, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Ginger

Ginger essential oil is steam-distilled from rhizomes of the Zingiber officinale plant. Historically, ginger has been an esteemed spice known to help the digestive system. Up to 4,ooo years ago, the ancient Greeks used it in gingerbread, Romans put it … Continue reading

September 8, 2016
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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. For centuries, peppermint has been used for a variety of purposes. It is known to soothe digestion and freshen breath, as well … Continue reading

August 6, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Lavender

Lavender essential oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops of the Lavandula plant in the mint family. It has a floral, sweet, herbaceous aroma that is emotionally and spiritually uplifting. During medieval times, it was used both for chastity and … Continue reading

July 2, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Clary Sage

Clary sage essential oil is steam-distilled from the Salvia sclarea plant of the mint family. Its spicy, hay-like aroma brings a sense of calm and euphoria. Historically, it was nicknamed “clear eyes” and was well known during the Middle Ages … Continue reading

May 19, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Clove

Clove essential oil is steam-distilled from the flower buds of a tree in the Myrtaceae family. Its spicy, warm, and woody aroma is said to be a mental stimulant. Historically, clove was used for skin infections, digestive upsets, intestinal parasites, … Continue reading

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

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