What Is An Essential Oil?
If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a flower, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. In addition to giving plants their distinctive smells, essential oils protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health care practices. There is plenty of information on the web about the scientific study of the components of essential oils and how they interact with the body, so I won’t reinvent the wheel by covering all of the science jargon here. Instead, I will simply let the oils speak for themselves. Contact me for information on how to obtain samples of my available essential oils or custom blended oils for your own personal needs.
How Do I Use Essential Oils?
Essential oils are used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:
Essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing. Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air.
Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and many can be safely applied topically when used in conjunction with a carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil.
Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements supporting a variety of healthy conditions.
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