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An Introduction to Grape Seed Oil

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 by
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Grapes for Grape Seed Oil

Grapes for Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed (Vitis vinifera) is not a carrier oil that I have used much but it is often preferred by massage therapists because of its non-greasy application. It doesn't have a long shelf life, so it is best to Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Grape Seed Oil"

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An Introduction to Safflower Oil

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by
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Safflower in Georgie's Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Safflower in Georgie's Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is not one of the most well known medicinal plants in the aromatic garden, nor is the oil Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Safflower Oil"

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An Introduction to Sunflower Oil

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by
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Sunflowers: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Sunflowers: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

This is the first article in a trilogy of articles on sunflower.

The above image is available as a note card through the Sedona Aromatherapie website.

Sunflowers are Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Sunflower Oil"

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An Introduction to Evening Primrose Oil

Posted on: July 31st, 2017 by
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Evening Primrose as a Carrier Oil

Evening Primrose as a Carrier Oil

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) is a member of the Onagraceae plant family. Although it is not as common as some carrier oils, such as apricot kernel (Prunus armeniaca) or jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), evening primrose Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Evening Primrose Oil"

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An Introduction to Borage Oil

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by
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Borage in the Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Borage in the Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Borage is not one of the most commonly used carrier oils in aromatherapy but this oil has a number of therapeutic Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Borage Oil"

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Rose Hip Carrier Oil for Aromatherapy Blends

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 by
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Rosehip is used as a carrier oil in aromatherapy

Rosehip is used as a carrier oil in aromatherapy

Rose hip oil, also known as rose hip seed oil, is extracted from the seeds of a wild rose bush of the Rosa species. It Continue reading the story "Rose Hip Carrier Oil for Aromatherapy Blends"

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