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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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Aromatic Blends with Safflower Oil

Posted on: September 25th, 2017 by
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Aromatic Blends with Safflower Oil

Aromatic Blends with Safflower Oil

In the final post of the trilogy on safflower, I am finishing up with two aromatic blends which incorporate safflower oil. Safflower may not be an oil that you will generally have in your aromatherapy carrier oil toolbox, but Continue reading the story "Aromatic Blends with Safflower 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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Sunflower in the Aromatic Garden

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 by
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Sunflowers are available in a variety of colors for the aromatic garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Sunflowers are available in a variety of colors for the aromatic garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights ReservedContinue reading the story "Sunflower in the Aromatic Garden"

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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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