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Aromatherapy Oils from the Rutaceae Plant Family

Posted on: January 18th, 2016 by
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Citrus Essential Oils, Photo Credit: Fotolia

Citrus Essential Oils, Photo Credit: Fotolia

The Rutaceae plant family, also commonly known as the citrus plant family because of its abundant citrus members, consists of 1,700 Continue reading the story "Aromatherapy Oils from the Rutaceae Plant Family"

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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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Essential Oils for Yoga and Meditation

Posted on: April 13th, 2015 by
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Essential Oils for Yoga: Photo Credit, istockphoto

Certain essential oils can be used both in yoga and for meditation practice in an attempt to calm both the mind and the body, in addition to focusing your thoughts. This practice is Continue reading the story "Essential Oils for Yoga and Meditation"

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Which Essential Oils are not Phototoxic?

Posted on: May 26th, 2014 by
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People often assume that all citrus essential oils are phototoxic; although this is the general rule, there are a few citrus essential oils which are not phototoxic. In addition, it is important to note that some non-citrus essential oils are phototoxic. Here's a quick guide to phototoxicity in essential oils.

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Fruity Aromas for Aromatherapy

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by
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Citrus aromas are popular in aromatherapy because of their uplifting, light feel. They also have therapeutic properties which help with several digestive issues – and can help to combat cough and cold symptoms. However, if you are looking to blend a scent more reminiscent of fruit, rather than just citrus, you have various other essential oils and absolutes to choose from, too

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The Difference Between Mandarin and Tangerine Essential Oils

Posted on: January 20th, 2014 by
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Tangerine Essential Oil: Photo Credit, ISP

Tangerine Essential Oil: Photo Credit, ISP

I admit that these two essential oils confused me for a while, particularly when I first moved to the United States – and they probably do have more in common than in difference – but there Continue reading the story "The Difference Between Mandarin and Tangerine Essential Oils"

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