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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

January 16, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Grapefruit

Grapefruit essential oil (Citrus x paradisi) is cold-pressed from the fruit rinds. This oil is known for its clean, fresh, bitter, citrusy odor. Grapefruit essential oil has antidepressant, antiseptic, disinfectant, diuretic, stimulant, and tonic properties. This oil mainly affects the … Continue reading

December 28, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Balsam Fir

Balsam fir essential oil (Abies balsamea) is steam-distilled from the branches of conifer trees. It is known for its fresh, clean, balsamic, and sweet odor. Balsam fir contains antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, sedative, and tonic properties. This essential oil … Continue reading

December 13, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Myrrh

Myrrh essential oil (Commiphora myrrha) is steam-distilled from gum/resin of the plant. It is known for its warm, earthy, woody, balsamic odor. Myrrh essential oil has anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antitumor, astringent, and tonic health properties. It has been traditionally used … Continue reading

November 29, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Nutmeg

Nutmeg essential oil (Myristica fragrans) is steam-distilled from fruits and seeds of the plant. It has a strong, sweet, musky, and spicy odor. This oil possesses anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antiseptic, stimulant (cerebral, circulatory), laxative, and tonic properties. Nutmeg has been used … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Hyssop

Hyssop essential oil is steam-distilled from the stems and leaves of the Hyssopus officinalis plant in the mint family. Historically, it was used to prevent plague. It has many health-supporting properties, such as anticatarrhal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diuretic, and sedative. … Continue reading

September 7, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Yarrow

Yarrow essential oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops of the Achillea millfolium plant. It is prized for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, and styptic properties. Historically, yarrow was used to by Germanic tribes to treat battle wounds. Folklore refers to … Continue reading

August 24, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Helichrysum

Helichrysum essential oil is steam-distilled from the Helichrysum italicum flower of the Compositae family. It has many helpful properties such as being antibacterial, antiviral, and antioxidant. Some primary uses of helichrysum are treating infections, bruises, cholesterol, eczema, herpes, and scarring, … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Tea Tree (Melaleuca)

Tea tree (melaleuca) essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of myrtle shrubs and trees. This essential oil has strong immune-building properties. It is antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiseptic. Historically, tea tree leaves have been used for centuries to heal … Continue reading

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