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The Difference Between Ylang Ylang and Cananga Essential Oils

Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by
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Ylang-Ylang and Cananga Essential Oils: Photo Credit, ISP

Ylang-Ylang and Cananga Essential Oils: Photo Credit, ISP

Plants within the same botanical plant family are often closely related; sometimes they are so closely related that it is difficult to distinguish the differences. Two plants, and subsequent essential Continue reading the story "The Difference Between Ylang Ylang and Cananga Essential Oils"

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Ravensara Essential Oil

Posted on: February 18th, 2011 by
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ravensara essential oil for aromatherapy

ravensara essential oil for aromatherapy

A few weeks ago I wrote a profile on ravensara essential oil; for those of you who may not have found it, or do not follow my articles on Suite 101, I'm adding this most recent profile to Continue reading the story "Ravensara Essential Oil"

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Galbanum Essential Oil

Posted on: August 23rd, 2010 by
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Galbanum Essential Oil, wikimedia commons

Galbanum essential oil is probably not an essential oil that many people are familiar with.  It is certainly not one of the more common essential oils used in aromatherapy - yet it is one of the "ancient" oils, Continue reading the story "Galbanum Essential Oil"

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Different Types of Mint Oil in Aromatherapy

Posted on: June 3rd, 2010 by
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"Mint oil" is a broad term used to describe a number of different mint oils used in aromatherapy.  As mint oils generally contain a high level of menthol content, which can cause some adverse reactions depending on the situation, it is advisable to Continue reading the story "Different Types of Mint Oil in Aromatherapy"

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Cardamom Essential Oil

Posted on: April 8th, 2010 by
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Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom essential oil, sometimes known as cardamon essential oil, is one of the lesser known essential oils in aromatherapy.  However, cardamom is related to ginger essential oil and possesses some similiar properties.  Both the ancient Egyptians and the ancient Greeks used cardamom medicinally.  Continue reading the story "Cardamom Essential Oil"

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Silver Fir Essential Oil

Posted on: December 20th, 2009 by
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Silver Fir essential oil is probably not as well known as Scotch Pine essential oil, yet it has very similar properties, being from the same botanical family.  To learn more read my latest essential oil profile - Silver Fir Essential Oil....

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