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Ingredient Spotlight: Lavender Essential Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Lavender Essential Oil

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Lavender essential oil is an incredible essential oil and an excellent starter for many people looking to get into aromatherapy. Sometimes Lavender gets overshadowed by what's new and shiny, but this oil is a powerhouse.

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Ingredient Spotlight: Peppermint Essential Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Peppermint Essential Oil

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At Puro Co. we carefully select each ingredient we use in our products to serve a specific purpose. Each of the ingredients we use has properties that make it special. Today we are highlighting an essential oil: Peppermint. 

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Ingredient Spotlight: Clary Sage Essential Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Clary Sage Essential Oil

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At Puro Co. we carefully select each ingredient we use in our products to serve a specific purpose. Each of the ingredients we use has properties that make it special. Today we are highlighting an essential oil: Clary Sage. Clary Sage Salvia sclarea Characteristics​: colorless, pale yellow-green, sweet herbaceous scent Parts of Plants Used:​ flowers and plant parts Scent:​ musky- amber, rich, warm, sweet Odor Intensity:​ medium-high Blends well with:​ juniper, lavender, coriander, cardamom, geranium, sandalwood, cedarwood, pine, jasmine, frankincense, bergamot, citrus oils Qualities:relaxingbalancinginspiringsedative (nervous system)revitalizing euphoricwarming Actions:antisepticbactericidaldeodorantastringentantispasmodicantidepressantnervine Additional Uses:asthmalabor painscrampsdepressionmigrainesstress Skin Care:acneoily dandruffoily skinulcers wrinkles Special Considerations: Non-toxic in normal use, avoid...

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What are the Characteristics of an Essential Oil?

What are the Characteristics of an Essential Oil?

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It seems like essential oils are everywhere these days, and their popularity is growing like wildfire. In 2007, when I started making soaps, I didn't know anyone using essential oils in their daily life. In my experience, they were mostly the things of hippies, spa, and the occasional soaper. Today I think most of us can think of at least one person who uses essential oils or sells them. As the home use of essential oils increases and people become more interested in natural health, we see growing information on how to do that.

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Assessing Environmental Exposures

Assessing Environmental Exposures

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The average person spends 90% of their time indoors. So the quality of the air inside your home is extremely important to your overall health. 
However, most homes have very poor air quality which is alarming considering the amount of time spent indoors. 

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