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Vegetable Glycerin: A Closer Look

Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health on 11/27/18

Vegetable Glycerin is versatile and has many benefits and uses! The surprising number of benefits and uses of vegetable glycerin make it an excellent choice to add to a variety of blends for your whole body. Vegetable glycerin’s ability to lock in moisture without clogging pores is just one of the many reasons it is popular for use in body-care products the world over. We are excited to tell you...

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Castile Soap: Green Cleaning for Home & Body

Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health, Safety on 10/19/18

Learn more about Castile Soap and how to incorporate it into your natural lifestyle Whenever we make soaps and cleansers, Castile soap is the first thing we reach for. In fact, as more and more people look for alternatives to commercially produced products that often contain synthetic chemicals, Castile soap is becoming an increasingly popular choice for a lot of folks in the DIY soap-making world, as it is all...

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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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Palm Kernel Oil

Posted in Carriers on 04/25/13

Palm Kernel Oil is a useful and versatile oil that is pressed from the nut of the African Oil Palm, Elaeis guineensis. It is used in a variety of products, from lotions and cosmetics to delicious (and calorie-rich) desserts. While called an "oil", unrefined virgin palm kernel oil is actually the consistency of butter at room temperature, making it an ideal base for body butters, soaps, and salves. In its purest form,...

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A Heavenly Infusion of Jojoba Carrier Oils

Posted in Carriers on 01/9/12

  1) Neroli Blossom Infused Jojoba - This oil perfectly conjures the smell of Neroli blossoms. As Neroli is a precious oil, this infusion provides a way to enjoy the benefits and aroma of amazing Neroli! Neroli Blossoms Neroli blossoms come from Egypt and a special absorbance process is used by our South African distiller with very low heat to infuse the Jojoba Oil. It has a beautiful Neroli aroma. The gentle floral, citrus...

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Back Country Survival in Style

Posted in Carriers, Essential Oil, Hydrosol on 07/15/10

  This past weekend we went on a four-day horse pack trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness area of Montana called the "Danaher". We covered about 45 miles. Essential Oil Bottles Not wanting to be parted with my essential oils for this length of time, I assembled a "Back Country Survival Kit". This kit includes: Mosquito repellent Allergy - Inhaler Pain & deep bruising relief Sore Muscle blend Sleep and Restless...

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Kombo Butter, Rich & Healing

Posted in Carriers on 06/24/10

Kombo Butter (Pycnanthus anglensis) is produced from the seeds of a tropical tree called Pycnanthus angolensis, also known as "African nutmeg" and is harvested annually between December and April. Unrefined Kombo Butter It is a little-known butter that has many wonderful healing properties due to its high Myristoleic acid content used to treat pain in the muscles and joints. Myristoleic acid is also used for arthritis and gout. Kombo Butter comes from...

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