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Peppermint has been found to enhance cognitive performance (that zingy mint smell is also very refreshing!) and your grandma’s favourite – lavender – can help promote a sense of calm. … and that’s just the beginning.
Oils to Enhance
A selection of Six oils that can enhance your mood, calm or clear your mind, release negativity, improve your focus or simply picks you makes you feel good.
Not all Oils are created equal.
Not all essential oils are created equal. While we might like to assume that all oils— beautifully and professionally packaged and sold in seemingly reputable stores—are of the same quality, you would be doing yourself a disservice.
In reality, many factors affect the quality of an essential oil. For example, plants have preferences. Clary sage Salvia sclarea is best harvested during the late flowering period, and it’s best distilled fresh, while rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis yields a greater volume of bornyl acetate-rich essential oil when you strip the leaves from the stem before distillation (the anti-inflammatory ester bornyl acetate is the good stuff that creates the strong, pleasant, refreshing aroma typical of pine needles).
Creating high quality essential oils is an alchemical process and the details matter
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History of Essential Oils Essential Oils aren’t just a new fad, they have been used since the beginning of time. How Oils Are Made: It takes a great deal of work to produce a tiny amount of essential oil! 60,000 rose blossoms provide only 30ml of Rose oil – this is...
Are They Safe? Essentials Oils are safe to use, but of course there are things to be aware of with particular oils and also - because everyone is different. Certain oils are photosensitive - meaning you don’t put them on exposed skin, before going outside. These are...
Quality of Essential Oils Essential Oils fall into 1 of 4 categories: A Grade: Is for therapeutic use. They are made from organically grown plants and distilled at low temperatures. B Grade: Are food grade, but many...