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Making Lavender Oil in the Rocky Mountains of Montana


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol, Safety on 06/14/18

It is an understatement to say we love lavender oil. We search the globe for artisan distillers making lavender oil and hydrosol from Lavendula angustifolia plants. In our travels to and fro, in search of the best essential oils and natural aromatherapy products we can find, we have hundreds of conversations with distillers and producers, and when we meet a kindred spirit we come away feeling energized and blessed. The...

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Arnica Oil: Heal, Relieve, & Soothe


Posted in Carriers, Health, Safety on 06/11/18

There is something magical about wildcrafted arnica oil. Infused from the bright yellow, daisy-like blooms of the beautiful arnica herb, arnica oil seems to imbue the majesty, resilience, and soothing tranquility of the surroundings where this wonderful herb flourishes. Arnica, dotting gorgeous subalpine meadows and sunny, forest-covered mountainsides, has been treasured for centuries for its ability to stimulate the body’s healing process, relieve pain, and reduce inflammation. In the world...

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All About Yuzu Essential Oil


Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 03/10/18

Spring is just around the corner. If you're like us here at Aromatics International, you can't wait! So what better way to get our collective vernal vibe on than to explore some of our favorite fruits and flowers? We'll start off this spring-evoking series of blogs with a special little fruit that creates a deliciously smelling essential oil that many of you probably have never heard of, but we think you...

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What Is An Essential Oil


Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 03/4/18

Chances are good that at some point you may have heard about the remarkable things essential oils can do. After all, that's probably why you've come here, right? But, perhaps, you don't really know what an essential oil is, precisely. Don't worry, you are not alone. It is a common question we at Aromatics International hear all the time! Lavender Ready for Harvest & Distillation According to the dictionary, an...

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What is a Hydrosol

What is a Hydrosol?


Posted in Hydrosol, Safety on 01/22/18

  Simply put, hydrosol is the aromatic water that remains after steam-distilling botanical material. During essential oil distillation, pressurized steam passes through the plant product extracting the essential oils contained within the plant material. The steam and oil are condensed, the essential oil is decanted from the top of the oil/water mixture, and the water-based product left is hydrosol. What is a Hydrosol? Hydrosol contains trace amounts of essential oils,...

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Time to get motivated with these 14 essential oils and useful DIY recipe templates

Time to get motivated with these 14 essential oils and useful DIY recipe templates!


Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 12/26/17

  We did it folks - we baked the cookies and wrapped the presents and successfully celebrated with family and friends. If you are feeling anything like we are - happy and a little more sluggish than usual from all the holiday deliciousness - it is time to drink more water, eat those veggies, and get moving!  Essential Oils for Motivation 14 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR MOTIVATION Here is a list...

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6 Ways Peppermint Essential Oil Can Naturally Invigorate and Improve Your Life

6 Ways Peppermint Essential Oil Can Naturally Invigorate and Improve Your Life


Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 12/12/17

Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) Essential Oil awakens and refreshes the mind, body, and spirit. Our peppermint essential oil is steam distilled from organically grown, crisp, fragrant peppermint leaves that are carefully cultivated in small, sun-kissed fields dotting the Italian countryside. Peppermint Essential Oil We love using peppermint essential oil for: Digestive Support Pain & Inflammation Relief Mental Clarity & Focus Antibacterial Boosting the Immune System Healthy Lung & Airway Support The deliciously...

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20 Essential Oils for Emotional Support All Under $20

20 Essential Oils for Emotional Support All Under $20


Posted in Essential Oil on 12/10/17

  As we are gearing up for the holidays here at Aromatics, we wanted to create a list of affordable essential oils for emotional support, that you can easily give as presents or enjoy in your own personal blends. Essential Oils for Emotional Support After lavender essential oil, which we always reach for right away for emotional support, we decided to create a list of some of our favorite, affordable...

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The Inviting Nature of Nutmeg Essential Oil

The Inviting Nature of Nutmeg Essential Oil


Posted in Essential Oil on 11/22/17

  Our organically crafted Nutmeg Oil (Myristica fragrans) often ushers warmth and emotional renewal into a space. So many of us have such fond memories surrounding this incredibly warm and comforting spice, especially during the holiday season! Whether baking many different types of tasty treats or adding it to a hot cocoa drink, the aroma is so welcoming and inviting. Nutmeg - A Warming Essential Oil Nutmeg essential oil is steam distilled from...

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Turn Up the Heat with Ginger Essential Oil

Turn Up the Heat with Ginger Essential Oil


Posted in Essential Oil on 11/17/17

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is that gorgeous, deliciously universal spice used in culinary delights across cultures. Whether it is in food or drink, or used as an essential oil, Ginger has a very energetic and yet, warming personality that many of us have come to love and adore! Ginger Warm Feet This perennial herb with reed-like stems thrives in tropical climates with vibrantly colored flowers. Organically crafted ginger essential oil is produced using...

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