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Liquid Sunshine

Lemon Essential Oil According to Forbes Magazine, worldwide interest in using lemons is experiencing a steady increase. According to Google Trends, the most popular search terms used in association with lemons, are “lemon and water” and “lemon in water.” Typical uses include using it as a garnish, in cooking, as a naturally active cleaning agent

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History of Lavender Lavandula

Lavender Lavandula, or Lavender, is a powerfully aromatic shrub that is part of the Lavandula angustifolia subspecies Angustifolia, or the subspecies Pyrenaica, commonly referred to as the mint family. It’s most widely cultivated species is Lavandula angustifolia, curiously known as English Lavender, although the species is not native to England. The plant is also known

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Pure Organic Frankincense Oil

Boswellia Serrate Frankincense essential oil is one of the most highly prized oils in existence. It has a soft, comforting aroma, and has been used throughout history to treat many different conditions.  Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 History of Frankincense a Universal Essential Oil Frankincense, otherwise known as boswellia serrate, was highly valued by ancient civilizations,

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Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits and History

Cedarwood Cedarwood essential oil comes from the oil of cedars of Lebanon trees that grow in Morocco. The oil from the trees is a syrupy, yellow, balsamic oil with a scent resembling turpentine, but that is a hint sweeter and more agreeable.Cedarwood essential oil is known for being a comforting oil that possesses a wood-like

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History and Benefits of Helichrysum Italicum Essential Oil

Helichrysum Helichrysum essential oil comes from the Helichrysum italicum plant, which is a member of the Asteraceae plant family, originating in the Mediterranean region. The plant is a small perennial herb with silver, hairy leaves and yellow, ball shaped flowers. It has been used for medicinal purposes for literally thousands of years, especially in countries

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What Blends Well With Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Eucalyptus​ comes from tall evergreen trees, called Eucalyptus radiata, also called Tasmanian Blue Gum Trees, are native to Australia. These trees are the primary food source of koala bears. The primary chemical components of the oil are alpha-terpineol, and eucalyptol. These components make eucalyptus essential oil the ideal oil to promote clear breathing and to

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Organic Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom Cardamom essential oil is derived from the genus species elettaria cardamomum. Cardamom essential oil comes from the plants and seeds of a reed-like, perennial herb. The oil has a spicy sweet aroma that is refreshing and uplifting. Cardamom generally grows wild, but is cultivated in Ceylon and in IndiaCardamon is used by many to

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Cassia Essential Oil and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Cassia Essential Oil The word, “cassia” is derived from Hebrew “quddah,” meaning “bark like cinnamon,” or “amber.” It is also derived from the Greek word, “kasia,” which means trees resembling acacias. Cassia essential oil is reputed to have aphrodisiac properties. It is frequently used in various spiritual practices in work that involves protection, consecration and

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Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Benefits

Bergamot The distinctive flavor and aroma of world famous Earl Grey tea comes from a wrinkled orange-like fruit called bergamot, or citrus bergamia. The fruit has a notable citrus-like aroma with spicy undertones. This same fruit is used to create a highly acclaimed essential oil, which has many therapeutic benefits. The most prominent reputation for

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Piper Nigrum Black Pepper Essential Oil Benefits

Black Pepper Essential Oil In recent years, researchers have explored the many benefits of piperine, or black pepper essential oil, which has the ability to protect against oxidative damage and to enhance the digestive system. Black pepper essential oil is also used to enhance mental clarity and to invigorate the senses. Athletes often use it

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The Warm Spicy Naturally Sweet Basil Essential Oil

Basil Sweeet basil, or Ocimum basilicum L, is part of the Lamiaceae or mint plant family, which includes approximately 200 species of basil botanical varieties grown the world over. With a warm, spicy, naturally sweet, herbal aroma, basil essential oil can be used in many different ways both internally and topically.There are many reported health

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Arborvitae the Tree of Life

The Tree of Life Arborvitae essential oil comes from an evergreen coniferous tree that is also known as the Thuja Plicata tree or “Tree of Life”. It is part of the cypress family native to the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada. The sturdy wood from the arborvitae tree resists attack by insects,

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