CATEGORY Essential Oil Profiles

Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Carrot Seed Essential Oil Carrot Seed, or Daucus carota, is also known as Wild Carrot or Queen Anne’s Lace.  Carrot Seed essential oil should not be confused with infused carrot oil, or carrot tissue oil, which comes from the commonly known edible carrot, and whose orange root is infused in a carrier oil.  Carrot Seed…

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Niaouli Essential Oil

        Niaouli essential oil is a pale yellow or greenish oil with a sweet, sharp, fresh odor.  It is extracted by steam distillation from an evergreen plant native to Australia, New Caledonia, and the French Pacific where it has been used locally for respiratory ailments, body aches and pains, and infections.

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Pine Needle Essential Oil

Pine Needle (Scotch Pine) Essential Oil The venerable pine has been used for many centuries as a medicinal plant. Native Americans used it to prevent scurvy and repel lice and fleas; they also burned it with cedar and juniper for purifying rituals. In addition the needles and shoots have been prepared in various ways for…

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Essential Oils for Relaxation and Sleep

I favor oils that are very lush and grassy with floral notes, like Geranium essential oil. While Geranium is pretty subtle, sometimes the extra lush scents are strong and take awhile to get used to. My second favorite essential oil is Clary Sage with its nice floral, green scent.  It has a strong aroma, but…

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Rose Otto Essential Oil

Rose Oil is one of the most divine of the essential oils, with an aroma that is intoxicating, sweet, warm, and nurturing.  Many people are shocked by the price of pure Rose Otto essential oil, and it is indeed expensive.  The reason?   It takes somewhere around 60,000 roses to distill one ounce of essential oil,…

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