Archive for essential oils

8 Warnings Using Essential Oils

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There are so many advantages to using Essential Oils in your life.  It can be used in soaps, lip balms, air fresheners and medicinally.  It is a good practice to get oils that are real oils and not synthetic oils.  (See my original Post)!

Once you begin purchasing oils and using them, there are some very important things to avoid.

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Essential Oil Truths

Getting the Real Oils

Selection of certified essential oils

Most everyone has heard something about essential oils. It is all over the Internet and in commercials. Just like with everything else, however, there are a lot of imposters.

Some people confuse fragrance oils with essential oils. Fragrance oils have no medicinal or beneficial attributes, except for their scent. These are good to put into potpourri or a diffuser.

If you want to really benefit from oils, you need a credible essential oil. In the U.S. there is no discernible difference or standard, so you really need to know what to look for so you don’t pay top dollar for just a fragrance oil.

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Essential Oil Basics

Sampling of Essential Oil bottles

assortment of essential oil bottles

Are you a fan of essential oils? Have you heard about them but don’t know why anyone uses them?

I used to think they were just expensive scents that I could get much cheaper in a room spray. They are so much more.

Most of you have heard of aromatherapy. So they light up some candles, dim the lights and this will heal you? Yeah right. Boy was I surprised to learn this is nothing like true aromatherapy and the use of essential oils.

Real essential oils are used to heal the body and the mind. No really. These little bottles of sometimes rare herbs and spices, can make you more alert, curb your appetite, stop the sniffles and more.

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