Top 10 Essential Oil-Infused Water Recipes ?>

Top 10 Essential Oil-Infused Water Recipes

Infusing your drinking water with essential oils is a great way to support multiple body functions and systems throughout the entire day. It is extremely important that you only use consumable essential oils and in very small quantities with proper dispersion otherwise a mucous membrane dermal irritation may occur. I recommend buying a 16-24 ounce glass or stainless steel water bottle to make your recipes. Do not use a plastic water bottle as the citrus oils will disintegrate the plastic…

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WARNING: Ask Your Essential Oil Company These Questions Before You Jump In ?>

WARNING: Ask Your Essential Oil Company These Questions Before You Jump In

When looking for the right essential oils company to use, it is important to consider some factors. This is a short list of items to consider, and each one individually should give you pause if answered incorrectly.   Do they provide complete distill or first distill oils? The real question would be: Do they personally distill each oil the way it is supposed to be distilled, for the highest levels of medicinal grade constituents? Some oils need to be distilled…

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Top 10 Make & Take Recipes ?>

Top 10 Make & Take Recipes

Armpit Freshener: Make a rollerball using a 1 to 1 ratio of grapeseed or coconut oil with equal parts of Tea Tree, Citronella, Lavender, Cypress, and Lemongrass. Roll on your armpits in the morning. You may also rub this on the bottom of your clean feet before you put shoes on. Bath Fizzies: Mix together 1 cup citric acid, 1 cup baking soda, and 1.5 cups corn starch. Slowly drizzle in 1.5 teaspoons olive oil, kneading until it feels like…

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Blending Essential Oils to Create Synergies ?>

Blending Essential Oils to Create Synergies

There are many ways to enjoy essential oils by creating fun, yet useful products to support a healthy lifestyle. Essential oil users love finding new recipes for blending essential oils to create dropper bottle recipes, rollerballs, perfumes, face serums, and many other ways to find synthetic chemical-free solutions to everyday health enhancements. When blending, you will want to mix your synergy in the bottle before adding additional carrier oil or blending support bases. Your synergy should be well thought out…

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Hydrosols, Hydrolats, Floral Water, and Fragrant Water ?>

Hydrosols, Hydrolats, Floral Water, and Fragrant Water

A hydrosol is the water collected from the steam carrying the essential oil during the distillation process. In some cases a distillery only wants the essential oil as their final product, and the hydrosol, also known as hydrolat, fragrant water, or floral water is discarded. In other instances the distillery will collect both the hydrosol and the essential oil to package them as two separate products. More recently there has been a resurgence in the interest in hydrosols so several…

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Latin Binomial Names for Essential Oils ?>

Latin Binomial Names for Essential Oils

Below is a key to the essential oil names I discuss in this book. To keep the reading light and non-tedious, I am giving you the Latin binomial names here rather than throughout the book. So if you see me refer to Melissa essential oil, the true technical name would be Melissa officinalis. Essential oils usually have a common name that differs from their Latin binomial. They will always be in italics with the Genus, Species, and sometimes Botanist. The…

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