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Basic Oils for Aromatherapy: Jojoba

Posted on: February 20th, 2017 by
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Jojoba for Aromatherapy and Skin Care

Jojoba for Aromatherapy and Skin Care

Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C K Schneider) is perhaps one of the most popular, and basic, carrier oil bases used in aromatherapy. It has an indefinite shelf life, no aroma, and it easily blends with other Continue reading the story "Basic Oils for Aromatherapy: Jojoba"

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Nut Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy

Posted on: November 7th, 2016 by
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Walnut Oil for Aromatherapy

Walnut Oil for Aromatherapy

'Tis nearly the season for Thanksgiving here in the United States, which is swiftly followed by Christmas. With that in mind, I am starting another trilogy of posts in the lead up to Thanksgiving, with a focus on oils and blends I Continue reading the story "Nut Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy"

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An Introduction to Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by
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Prickly Pear as a Seed Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Prickly Pear as a Seed Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Since I moved to the United States nine years ago, I have become aware of some more unusual carrier oils than familiar oils such as Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Prickly Pear Seed Oil"

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Four Carrier Oils for Sunburn

Posted on: September 7th, 2015 by
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Carrier Oils for Sunburn: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Carrier Oils for Sunburn: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Summer is more-or-less over, and with the back-to-school routine may come some minor problems related to summer fun! One of these issues may be sunburn from long days spent in the sun. Fortunately, Continue reading the story "Four Carrier Oils for Sunburn"

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Persic Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy: Apricot, Cherry, Peach, and Plum

Posted on: May 25th, 2015 by
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Plums for Plum Kernel Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Plums for Plum Kernel Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Recently, in the course of research for a client, I came across the phrase “persic” in relation to carrier oils. Upon further research, I discovered that there are several carrier Continue reading the story "Persic Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy: Apricot, Cherry, Peach, and Plum"

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The Different Types of Carrot Oil

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by
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Carrot as an Essential Oil and Carrier Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Carrot as an Essential Oil and Carrier Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

If you hear someone talking about carrot oil, stop and take a moment to establish exactly which type of carrot oil Continue reading the story "The Different Types of Carrot Oil"

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