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7 Great Ways to Use Hydrosols

7 Great Ways to Use Hydrosols

Hydrosols are the aromatic waters produced via distillation. Suzanne Catty popularized hydrosols years ago with her book "Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy" and for years hydrosols were quite abundant in the market. Then there seemed to be a little bit of a quiet time...

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Essential Oil Therapy for Shingles

Essential Oil Therapy for Shingles

Herpes zoster: Shingles Herpes zoster, commonly called shingles, is an outbreak of a rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or...

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The Quality of Essential Oils

The Quality of Essential Oils

By Jade Shutes, BA, Dipl. AT., Cert. Herbalist The quality and authenticity of the essential oils we utilize are the very heart and foundation of aromatherapy. The quality of essential oils is often a contentious subject bringing up feelings of protectiveness and...

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Inula: Inula graveolens essential oil

Inula: Inula graveolens essential oil

Inula Dittrichia graveolens (L.) W. Greuter syn. Inula graveolens (L.) Desf. Synonyms: Erigeron graveolens, Inula graveolens (L.) Desf., Solidago graveolens (L.) Lam., Paniopsis graveolens Raf., Cupularia graveolens (L.), Pulicaria graveolens (L.) Botanical family:...

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Essential Oils to deter Wasps!

Essential Oils to deter Wasps!

WASPS!     I wanted to share a story with you that happened a few days ago. I was standing at my kitchen sink washing dishes and looking out the window when I noticed some wasps hanging around the wood railings of my deck. I didn't want them to build a nest...

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