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Rose Otto Hydrosols

Posted in Hydrosol on 06/28/10

Rose Otto Hydrosol (rose water) is a humectant that adds and helps retain moisture in the skin and has been known for many generations as a wonderful toner for the skin. When making your own lotions it adds a soft beautiful floral aroma and many skin healing properties. If you love the aroma of rose, this will delight you!   Rose Otto Hydrosols  Our Rose Otto Centifolia Hydrosol (Rosa centifolia) is steam...

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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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New Essential Oil For the Rose Lover: Rose and Geranium Oil

Posted in Essential Oil on 06/15/10

  This is a beautiful essential oil derived from the co-distillation of Rose Otto (Rosa x damascena) and Geranium ( Pelargonium x asperum). Rose and Geranium (Rosa x damascena/pelargonium x asperum) Essential Oil The delicate Rose petals from Belgium are unsprayed and the Geranium from South Africa is organic. This rare combination has all the qualities of both the soft and intriguing Rose and the slightly woody and uplifting Geranium. Co-distilled means that they take...

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Essential Oil Safety: A Brief Refresher

Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Safety on 06/7/10

  As suppliers of essential oils, we are dedicated to knowing exactly what we are buying and selling. Testing every batch of oil we purchase with GC/MS technology assures purity and the gives us the exact chemistry of each oil. We believe this process is vital for medicinal blending and for quality assurance. Essential Oil Safety: A Brief Refresher In order to ensure the safe use of essential oils, please...

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Blending Basics

Posted in Essential Oil on 06/3/10

  If you're new to essential oils or are an experienced vet looking for inspiration, below are some essential oil blending basics to incorporate into your aromatherapy practice today! Essential Oil Blending Using Essential Oils in a Bath - Salts: Add the essential oils to a bath salt. (Pink Himalayan Salt and Epsom Salts are nice.) Add 8-10 drops total of your favorite essential oil to each ounce of salt. Use 1 tablespoon...

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Essential Oil Aromas: Learn the Lingo

Posted in Essential Oil on 06/1/10

  Do you need help understanding the various notes that contribute to the wonderful aroma of your favorite essential oil? Read on to learn all about them! Essential Oil Aromas Top Note: The first smell to arise from a blend and evaporate quickly. The top note fragrance is usually light, fresh, sharp, penetrating, and airy. They add brightness to a blend. The aroma of top note oils reminds me of...

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