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Different Types of Rose Extractions

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by
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Extractions of Rose: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights ReservedContinuing my series of blog posts on rose, this week I am looking at the myriad of options available for using rose as an extraction – as an oil, absolute, hydrosol, and other type of Continue reading the story "Different Types of Rose Extractions"

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An Introduction to Rose

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by
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Rose in the Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Rose in the Garden: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Rose. A small, yet powerful, word, and plant. Rose has been adored by Kings and Queens, given in love by endless Continue reading the story "An Introduction to Rose"

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Fragrant Roses for an Aromatherapy Garden

Posted on: June 20th, 2016 by
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Old Garden Roses are Usually More Fragrant than Modern Garden Roses: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Old Garden Roses are Usually More Fragrant than Modern Garden Roses: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

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What is a Folded Essential Oil?

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by
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Folded Essential Oils Undergo Additional Processing: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Folded Essential Oils Undergo Additional Processing: Photo Credit, Fotolia

The term “folded” is applied to some types of essential oils, and you may not actually know what this term means. However, it is important to understand Continue reading the story "What is a Folded Essential Oil?"

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Three Common Absolutes Used in Aromatherapy

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by
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Rose spp.: Photo Credit: Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Rose spp.: Photo Credit: Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Although some would argue that absolutes are more suited to natural perfumery products than holistic aromatherapy practice, there are a few absolutes that are commonly used in Continue reading the story "Three Common Absolutes Used in Aromatherapy"

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The Extraction of Essential Oils by Hydro-Diffusion (Percolation) and Carbon Dioxide Extraction

Posted on: August 7th, 2009 by
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As discussed in the post The Extraction of Essential Oils by Distillation and Expression, there are now new methods of extracting some essential oils. Both hydro-diffusion and carbon dioxide extraction are new methods, and there are some essential essential Continue reading the story "The Extraction of Essential Oils by Hydro-Diffusion (Percolation) and Carbon Dioxide Extraction"

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