Litsea Cubeba Blossoms
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Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil – A Bottle of Delightful Benefits for Your Home

The Essentials of Litsea Cubeba Botanical Name: Litsea Cubeba Plant Family: Graminae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Fruit Also commonly known as May Chang, this essential oil comes from the small fruits which resemble peppers growing on a small tree. (Hence another common name is also Chinese Pepper.)  The sight of a “pepper tree” …

Mandarin Essential Oil
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Mandarin Essential Oil – Keep Calm & Carry On, Sunshine!

The Essentials of Mandarin Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata Plant Family: Rutaceae Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Part Utilized: Rind of Fruit Often referred to as the Red Mandarin, this fruit is a favorite in both the essential oil world and in the culinary world. They are a favorite for lunch packs and snacks as they are …

Fresh Limeade
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Lime Essential Oil – Get Some “Green Sunshine” into Your Life

The Essentials of Lime Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia Plant Family: Rutaceae Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Part Utilized: Fruit Limes. We think of Key Lime Pie & that beautiful minty-green color. We think of fresh. We think of warm, temperate climates. We think of sunshine. Well, the good news is, you can bring all of that …

Pine Needles in the Rain
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Pine Needle Essential Oil – More Uses Than Just a Christmas Scent

The Essentials of Pine Needle Botanical Name: Pinus pinaster Plant Family: Coniferae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Needles (Leaves) Here is an oil the men in your life will truly resonate with. (And they don’t have to be the lumberjack sort either.) Pine needle essential oil has a distinctly woodsy-but-sweet-aroma that immediately calms and …

Be Happy to Wake Up for Breakfast.
Recipes

Fresh No Bake Apple Crisp – Healthy Enough for Breakfast!

No butter, no sugar, no shortening.  None of that stuff which, you know, totally cancels out the apple. Here’s a totally healthy, raw, and fresh version of an American favorite.  It is 100% raw and 100% healthy.  Eat it for breakfast if you want to. (I do all the time.)   Mmm; light, crisp, and refreshing. …

Planks of Rosewood for Essential Oil
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Rosewood Essential Oil – A Bottle Full of Beautiful Benefits

The Essentials of Rosewood Botanical Name: Aniba rosaeodora Plant Family: Lauraceae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Wood Aromatics: Oh la la. If there was a lady’s dream oil, Rosewood could certainly classify as a contender. It is rosy, for sure, but mellowed with a touch of sweet fruit, and a hint of mild balsam …

Sprigs of Marjoram
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Marjoram Essential Oil – More than Just Culinary Uses for this Herb

The Essentials of Marjoram Botanical Name: Origanum marjorana or Marjorana hortnesis Plant Family: Labiatae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Leaves Believed to have originated in the Mediterranean, this herb was well-known to the Romans and the Greeks, being a key ingredient in their cuisine. Young Greek couples traditionally wore marjoram wreaths upon their heads …

Copaiba Balsam Tree
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Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil – Uses of a Big Tree from a Little Bottle

The Essentials of Copaiba Balsam: Botanical Name: Copaifera langsdorfii Plant Family: Fabaceae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Resin Copaiba Balsam is a rain forest tree whose porous wood is filled with oily resin. It has been researched for use as a bio fuel as it is high in terpene hydrocarbons. Because of this, copaiba …

Essential oil from Mentha piperita
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Peppermint Essential Oil – A Little Bottle with Many Benefits & Uses

The Essentials of Peppermint Oil: Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Plant Family: Labiatae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized:Leaves, Stems and Flower Bud We know we like the unmistakable fresh, cool, clean scent of peppermint. But do we know why that scent is so attractive? We are about to find out. Aromatics: In general, we are …

Perennial Geranium Blooms
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Geranium Essential Oil – A Feminine Scent with Many Benefits

The Essentials of Geranium: Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens Plant Family: Geraniaceae Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Part Utilized: Leaves Most people think of red geraniums growing in Grandma’s window boxes when they hear about geranium essential oil. However, the window box flower is an annual (only lasts one season) that comes in hundreds of flower colors. …