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March 7, 2019
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Oregano

Oregano (Origanum compactum, CT Carvacrol) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the herb. This essential oil contains antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, antispasmodic, and immune-stimulant health properties. Oregano has a sharp, herbaceous aroma. Oregano is commonly used … Continue reading

January 17, 2019
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Cypress

Cypress (cupressus sempervirens) essential oil is steam distilled from the branches of the cypress tree. This essential oil contains antibacterial, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, mucolytic, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, decongestant (lymph and prostate), refreshing, relaxing, and vasoconstrictor health properties. Historically, cypress was … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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