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What you need to know about Anise Seed Essential Oil

Anise Seed Oil is used all over the world for its use in liquors. The most popular drink in Turkey called Raki, is made with Anise.  It is also used in Greece to make Ouzo, Sambucca in Italy, Jagermeister in Germany .... and the list goes on. But did you know that it actually carries a ton of pretty amazing health benefits?  

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Which Essential Oils are Safe for Dogs?

Aromatherapy can benefit humans both physically, mentally and emotionally, and can also benefit dogs in the same ways. You must be careful though, as some essential oils that can benefit humans or are soothing to human, may not be the case in dogs.  Treatments can impact animals differently than they do humans, and there are different tolerance levels among dogs.   The largest problem with essential oils is that they may contain contaminates that make more serious issues arise.   For this reason, one should only use high grade oils from reputable certified aromatherapists, and verify the quality of oils before using them, as misused oils can be toxic if you don't have all the correct facts.   We don’t give much...

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What is the difference between an Essential Oil and a Fragrant Oil?

What is the difference between an Essential Oil and a Fragrant Oil?   Although the terms "essential oil" and "fragrant oil" are used interchangeably, they are different.  Quite simply put, essential oils are gotten naturally, extracted from plants, flowers, leaves, stems, roots, and barks of trees.  Essential oils provide many health benefits including protection from bacteria and viruses, or pain relief.  Meanwhile, fragrant oils are artificial oils, and carry no health benefits. What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are naturally occurring substances found in different parts of plants - leaves, stems, bark, flowers, resin, etc. the blossom, fruit, leaf, stem, bark, wood or resin, etc. through steam distillation or solvent extraction, essential oils and hydrosols are produced.   What Are Essential...

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Valentine's Day with Essential Oils

Valentine's Day is almost here.  Did you plan anything special for your honey yet?  Chances are you aren't sure what to do - why opt for same old boring candy and flowers?  We have got the perfect solution for you! Since the days of the ancient Egyptians, essential oils have been used to enhance health, beauty, fertility, and love.  Modern research has confirmed that essential oils can influence the brain (through our Limbic system) and cause the complex chemistry of the brain to change subtly. It has been observed several times by researchers that certain essential oils will produce specific and repeatable emotional responses in an individual.  We have comprised a list of essential oils along with their known effects for creating desire and...

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