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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.
7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 2
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7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 1
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There are many myths about essential oil use floating around. As part of our series on using essential oils safely I thought I would share some of those myths and some alternative ways to use your oils.
Myth # 1- You can't be allergic to essential oils because they are natural.
Dilution and Carrier Oils: Using Essential Oils Safely
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This week we will dig in to dilution a bit and the different carrier oils you can use to dilute your oils. Many times fractionated coconut oil is recommended across the board. This is not an oil I personally choose to use. I like to look at each oil for it’s properties and then choose my carrier oil based on the benefits it provides in relationship to what I am trying to achieve with my essential oils.
Safety First. Or Maybe Not. 4 Things You Must Know.
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If you're already using essential oils or looking to start incorporating them into your life, you should know and be familiar with these terms. Irritant, Sensitization, Toxic and Phototoxic.