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Ravensara Essential Oil

When someone mentions Madagascar, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Probably the movie, right? Those little penguins running around wrecking havoc, the funny zebra and the loveable lion. Well, if you were a botanist or an herbalist, the first thing that would come to your mind …

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Elecampane Essential Oil Benefits and Cures

Have you ever heard of Helen of Troy, who is considered the most beautiful woman to have ever lived? Perhaps you haven’t. But would you be interested in a plant that is said to have sprouted from the tear drops of the most beautiful woman on earth? When I first …

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Sassafras Essential Oil

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     What would you think if I told you that one of the most beneficial essential oils in the world was first used as a flavoring agent for root beer? It’s true. At one time, Sassafras essential oil was considered a vital component of any root beer made in the …

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Perilla Essential Oil

When you hear the word “transformer”, what do you think of? If you’re an engineer, you’ll probably think of an object that belongs in an electric circuit. If you’re a movie fan, you’ll probably think of Optimus Prime and the Auto-bots. But if you’re a Chinese or Japanese herbalist, the …

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Costus Root Essential oil

Wouldn’t it be amazing if everything you ever needed for skin care was found in just one product? You’d never have to buy moisturizers for dry skin, ointments for cuts and bruises, or cooling creams for dermatitis ever again. It would be amazing –and frankly unbelievable- if one product could …

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Eucalyptus Citriodora Essential Oil

Australia’s full of Mother Nature’s wonders, isn’t it? Trees, animals, birds, swamps, all kinds of wildlife are native to Australia. As exotic as everything in Australia is, there’s this one tree that really caught my attention: the eucalyptus citriodora. Let me tell you what piqued my curiosity. This tree goes …

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Satsuma Essential Oil

Who doesn’t love tangerines, oranges, and mandarins? They’re some of the most cherished and loved fruits around the world. They’re great for your immune system and for fighting cold and flu thanks to their vitamin C content. Whether you love citrus fruit or not, you’ve probably eaten them at some …

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Cubeb Essential Oil Health Benefits

We all love adding black pepper to our food. Even the smallest speck brings it to life and adds incredible taste. But have you even thought of any other uses for black pepper, other than its traditional culinary benefits? Well, let me ask you something else. Have you ever heard …

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Neatsfoot Oil as a Leather Polish and Other Benefits

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When it comes to leather polish, there’s nothing as renowned as neatsfoot oil. It’s one of the most recognized and praised oil products in the industry. You can use it to soften leathers, waterproof items, lubricate fibers, and even add suppleness to textiles. Saddle and boot makers simply love it! …

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Ambrette Essential Oil

Who doesn’t love the smell of musk? It’s one of the most important and expensive ingredients in the perfume industry because of its divine aroma. Before 1979, almost all manufacturers tried to get their hands on some musk which was something absolutely necessary if they wanted to make high-quality perfume. …

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