Essential Oils

Aquafina Lip Oil

Have you ever heard of Aquafina lip oil? Well, you’ve probably heard of Aquafina bottled water before, but maybe not the oil. Originally founded in 1994 by PepsiCo, Aquafina is considered one of the most famous brands of purified bottled water in the world. It puts its water through vigorous …

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Top 10 Essential Oil Products for 2017

A trip to the spa is great. A trip to the doctor’s isn’t. We all dread the long drive all the way to the doctor’s office even if it’s just a monthly check up. Why? Because you know you skip a couple of doses of your heart medication every now …

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Most Popular: Top 12 Essential Oil Diffusers

     Your nose is amazing. It’s not a compliment, it’s true. It can detect at least one trillion distinct scents. Even fear and disgust. It’s all thanks to your scent cells, which are renewed on a monthly basis. Why? Because our sense of smell is irreplaceable. It’s a blessing that …

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Orris Root Essential Oil

Imagine taking 1000 kilos of a plant, dissolving them in water, then distilling them just to get 2 liters of a certain oil. Do you think it would be worth it? Going through that much work, using literally tons of plant roots just to get a couple of liters? Logically, …

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Prickly Pear and Barbary Fig Seed Oil

What if I told you that a fig, a pear and a cactus could be the same thing? Wait, what? That doesn’t make sense, does it? We know figs, whether fresh or dried, are those tasty little round fruit native to the Mediterranean and parts of Asia. And pears are …

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Hemlock Essential Oil

Pop quiz: what’s the state tree of Pennsylvania? You have no idea, right? Well, how about this: name one evergreen tree that can grow to 60m (197 feet) tall and live over to 800 years old. Still no luck? Well the answer to those questions is simple : Hemlock or …

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Ammi Visnaga Essential Oil

Ever heard of the “toothpick-plant”? What about “Bishop’s weed”? No? Well, it’s not something that sprouts toothpicks out of the ground and it’s definitely not the chess piece’s well-kept secret. It’s a plant. A plant that we owe so much of our modern medicine to. This plant is not only …

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Gingili Oil

“Open Gingili!”, Ali Baba said. Or at least he would have, if he were Indian. In the story of Ali Baba and the 40 thieves from One Thousand and One Nights, Ali Baba used the magical words “open Gingili” to get inside the cave containing the treasure. Being an Arab, …

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Asaro Oilive Oil

You’ll always find olives at the center of history. For thousands of years, people have acknowledged the importance of this fruit on both, therapeutic and symbolic fronts. And yes, olives are fruits, not vegetables. Had me fooled, too. These little bitter, grape-impersonators date back to as early as 4000 BC. …

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