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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

What is a Hydrosol? 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. Hydrosol contains trace amounts of essential oils, as...

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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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Seasonal Warming Oils

2 Effective Warming Essential Oils: Meet the Cinnamons!


Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 11/10/17

  It's that magical time of the year where change is abundant. From the color of the leaves, to the chill of the air, the familiarities of summer have given way to the unpredictability of winter. Chapped lips and all, the holiday season is descending upon us. As we phase our wardrobes from shorts to sweaters, the boxes of summer clothes migrate to the garage, much like the birds to...

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The Secret Joy of a Lavender Harvest

The Secret Joy of a Lavender Harvest


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol on 11/1/17

  Exhilarating and fulfilling are some of the emotions I had while experiencing my first lavender harvest and distillation. With each plant already in full bloom, we hit the field with special serrated lavender sickles and gloves. After learning from the professionals how to properly cut the lavender, we began the work of harvesting the many varieties, each with their own unique therapeutic qualities and aroma. The experience was especially...

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German Chamomile - A Hiker’s Best Friend


Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 10/8/17

  Who doesn't love an exhilarating hike exploring the great outdoors! After this memory making day, you may feel the need for some sore muscle relief. Using essential oils is a natural way of being kind to your body after muscle exertion. Best Friends! German chamomile essential oil is one of the most powerful, yet gentle oils for injuries relating to muscles, tendons, and ligaments due to its excellent anti-inflammatory and...

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5 Essential Oil Fall Favorites for Men

5 Essential Oil Fall Favorites for Men


Posted in Essential Oil on 10/4/17

  Anyone who has the essential oil bug (like we do!) just KNOWS there are oils for every person that he or she will just love and enjoy using! Every nose is different and we have found that more often than not (and there are MANY exceptions) many men are drawn to those deeper, rich, woodsy, resinous, balsamic aromatic notes. We consulted the noses of the men in our lives...

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