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What Does Maximum Dilution Mean?

There are a few ways to make the best of essential oil use. One of the ways is we often ... Read More
It's Pollen Season, Part 3: 7 Ways to Help with Allergy Symptoms

It’s Pollen Season, Part 3: 7 Ways to Help with Allergy Symptoms

Welcome back to our seasonal pollen series. In Part 1, we talked about how allergies happen. In Part 2, we discussed ... Read More
Word of the Week: Cephalic
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Word of the Week: Cephalic

Word of the Week - Cephalic Now, here are the essential oils that fall into this category! To use, add ... Read More
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Is There Anything Essential Oils Can’t Do?

Essential oils are so amazing, and in recent years have caused quite the trend in natural personal care. Empowering families ... Read More
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Hydrosols 101

What is a Hydrosol? Very simply, a hydrosol is the water that is distilled with an essential oil. When the ... Read More
Feature Friday: Clove
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Feature Friday: Clove

A rich, spicy aroma, which is sure to create a warming and inviting atmosphere in your home, Clove Bud possesses ... Read More
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Essential Oils and Autoimmune Disease

What is an autoimmune disease? We hear this word so often as part of our current culture. I began to ... Read More
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Essential Oils Practices for Labor

Using essential oils during labor is a very personal decision. There are so many factors that effect what will happen ... Read More
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Chemical Families in Essential Oils

Organic Chemistry... No, don't run! It's ok! Don't let your eyes glaze over quite yet. I am going to try ... Read More
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Essential Oil Extraction 101

Extraction refers to how the essential oil is removed from the plant material and made available for use. There are ... Read More
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Feature Friday: Rosemary Essential Oil

A lovely herb used often in french cooking, Rosemary's aromatic, warm scent is perfect paired for poultry. Other than its ... Read More
What is Sensitization?
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What is Sensitization?

We throw around this big word a lot: Sensitization. We get asked a lot what this means, so here's a ... Read More