Essential Oil info

How to use Oregano essential oil

How to use Oregano essential oil Oregano essential oil. Your mind might go directly to Italian food when you think of oregano. But the herb and the concentrated essential oil have a wide variety of uses and benefits. Around here, whenever we feel a cold coming on, we place one drop of our oregano oil into a cup of our Cold n Flu tea and that seems to really help with the oncoming illness. Botanically known as Origanum vulgare, oregano is a flowering plant from the same family as mint. While you certainly won’t have enough to make your own […]

How Essential Oils are Made

How Essential Oils are Made The following article is an excerpt from the book – ESSENTIAL OILS AND AROMATHERAPY: HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS FOR BEAUTY, HEALTH, AND SPIRITUALITY by Gregory Lee White. Available on Amazon in print edition and on Kindle. DISTILLATION Many of the most common essential oils are steam distilled. It is the same process you see in the movies of people making moonshine. Sometimes the big copper coil and all are used. The plant matter, which may consist of flowers, roots, leaves, and more, is placed in the distillation apparatus with water (also known as an […]

Essential Oil benefits

ESSENTIAL OIL BENEFITS – basic list of essential oils and their benefits One of the greatest treats in soap making is experimenting with combinations of essential oils. Unlike fragrance oils, which are usually chemically manufactured scents, essential oils are very potent. Each oil, like the plants they are derived from, are different in their basic makeup which is why there is such a difference in price among the oils. Essential oils can begin (at wholesale pricing) from the neighborhood of $12 per pound all the way up to $1300 per pound (and more). Many people have asked whether the aromatherapy […]

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