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Essential Oil Journal – on Etsy

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What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are aromatic volatile (evaporate quickly) liquids steam distilled from shrubs, flowers, trees, roots, or seeds.  Vegetable oils, such as olive, jojoba, or grape seed oils are usually pressed from the seeds, fruit or rind and can become rancid … Continue reading

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What is Aromatherapy and How do Essential Oils Work?

Aromatherapy is the use of therapeutic grade essential oils to improve ones wellness, as such it is perfectly suitable for Christians to use. Using scented candles, lotions and creams is considered part of aromatherapy. However, usually such things do not … Continue reading

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Absolutes, Floral Waters and Hydrosols

Do not confuse essential oils with absolutes or extract. To make absolutes or extracts the plant materiel is soaked in alcohol or some other solvent, which dissolves the plant oil, and then the alcohol is evaporated. Some plants, like jasmine, … Continue reading

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Dispelling Myths and Misinformation of Aromatherapy Part 2

Healing the Spirit One claim that is often made and is not true is that aromatherapy can heal the spirit. Christians know that only Jesus can heal your spirit, (Read Acts 4:12).  Aromatherapy is very effective in helping emotions. Emotions … Continue reading

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Warning: Beware Aromatherapy Lies

Watch-out for the lies! Essential oil merchants make some wild claims about the healing abilities of essential oils. They also will tell you that no matter what the ailment is there is an essential oil for it and then tell … Continue reading

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Should You Start Your Own Aromatherapy Business?

Success comes from serious, strenuous work. (Proverbs 14:23) Period.  At most 9-to-5 jobs there is a boss looking over your shoulder, making sure you work. With a home based job or business no one is standing behind you to make … Continue reading

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Enhance Aromatherapy with Dried Herbs

There are nearly four hundred kinds of plants that are distilled for essential oils. But sometimes it would be nice to be able to use common herbs in your aromatherapy formula or recipes, as long as they are safe to … Continue reading

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