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  • Geranium Essential Oil
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    Geranium Essential Oil
    Geranium essential oil is extracted through steam distillation from the leaves of the geranium plant. The oil obtained is of clear, pale yellow to olive green color, and has a thin consistency. The aromatic description is listed as sweet, floral, minty fresh, with a fruity note. When extracted from the Pelargonium graveolens plant, the oil is rose-scented, and from the Pelargonium odorantissimum variety, it has a slight apple undertone. Geranium essential oil has a strong initial aroma, and is used as a middle note in perfumery. The oil itself is considered a natural perfume, which is also often used in soaps and detergents. Though non-toxic, as with all essential oils, it should be diluted at 2.5% in a carrier oil, usually 15 drops of essential oil to one ounce of carrier oil. Scent can linger for hours. Main areas of growth and oil production are Africa, Reunion Island, Russia, and…
  • Peppermint Essential Oil
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    Peppermint Essential Oil
    Peppermint essential oil has always been revered for its clean, fresh scent and its ability to make mind and body feel renewed. It can be added to cremes, body sprays, lotions, or used directly in bathwater or other forms of plain water. Peppermint is often used, for example, in toothpaste, to add that sparkling clean feel to your mouth. Peppermint tea is used throughout the world in holistic healing for relief of headaches caused by stress or sinus pressure, for minor stomach upsets, and, applied diluted to the skin, peppermint essential oil is used for healing of minor cuts, scrapes, bruises, rashes, and other skin problems. Peppermint essential oil has also been reputed by some to be able to clean out negative thoughts and emotions from the mind, and for this reason, it is often used in stress relief. The best way of doing this is by a steam facial.…
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    Tea Tree Essential Oil
    Tea tree oil is yellow / greenish tinged essential oil extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca Alternifolia. Australian natives used tea tree for antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, insecticidal, and immune stimulant properties. The essential oil steam distilled from its leaves and twigs to treat range of ailments like cold, sores, acne and even whooping cough. Combats skin infections, insect bites, and minor wounds and is a remedy for oral infections. The balsamic woody antiseptic fragrant tea tree oil's magical healing powers make it one of the best essential oils to have in your medicine closet. Beside lavender oil, tea tree oil can be used directly without any carrier oil. It can be used undiluted as it is non toxic, non-irritating. It is ideal to perform a patch test your skin before using it. Blends well with lavender, lemon, rosemary, and clove oils. The much talked about oil treats vaginal yeast infections,…
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Relaxation & Stress Relief
Relaxation & Stress Relief
Understanding the benefits of essential oils for both relaxation and stress relief is vital to living well and making the most out of life.