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Essential Oil Quick Guide

Essential oils are natural tools that protect plants from insects, decay, and sickness.

They are extracted from plants, then bottled in their pure form.
Essential oils are super concentrated and absorb into the skin quickly without leaving oily residues.

Use them for making your own beauty products like soap, lotion, or perfume.

Diffuse them throughout your home or apply onto skin with a carrier oil. Warning: Ingesting  can be dangerous

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Let's start by talking about quality.

The old adage "you get what you pay for", definitely applies to essential oils. Cheaper oils are distilled and full of additives.

Therapeutic grade is the top quality. This means they meet top quality standards and testing.

Buy your oils from a trusted manufacturer.

How to use Essential Oils 101

Aromatically 

Inhale from an open bottle, rub a drop in your hands and breathe it in, or place a few drops in your diffuser.

Topically

Place 1 or 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil (such as olive oil or coconut oil), then place the mixture on the area that is affected.

Baths 

Add 1 to 3 drops to a hot bath to alleviate aches and stuffy noses. (Avoid using peppermint and cinnamon in a bath.)

Laundry

Add 2 to 3 drops of your favorite essential oil to the rinse cycle for chemical free fragrance.

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