Yarrow Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Yarrow essential oil is a volatile oil including a chemical called proazulenes. The dark blue essential oil, extracted by steam distillation of the flowers, is generally used as an anti-inflammatory or in chest rubs for colds and influenza. Yarrow oil has a sweet, spicy smell and the viscosity is watery. It is a perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter (3 feet) high and has fern-like feathery leaves and bears numerous pink-white, dense flower heads. It is also known as milfoil, referring to its f

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Wormwood Oil

/steam distillation

Artemisia is a species of Artemisia, native to temperate regions of Eurasia and northern Africa. It is grown as an ornamental plant and is used as an ingredient in the spirit absinthe as well as some other alcoholic drinks. The plant can easily be cultivated in dry soil. It should be planted under bright exposure in fertile, mid-weight soil. It prefers soil rich in nitrogen. It can be propagated by ripened cuttings taken in spring or autumn in temperate climates, or by seeds in nursery beds. Ar

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Wintergreen Oil

/steam distillation

Wintergreen is a group of plants. Wintergreen once commonly referred to plants that remain green (continue photosynthesis) throughout the winter. The term evergreen is now more commonly used for this characteristic. Most species of the shrub genus Gaultheria demonstrate this characteristic and are called winter greens in North America, the most common generally being the Eastern Tea berry. Wintergreen is an herb. Wintergreen oil is made by steam processing of warmed, water-soaked wintergreen le

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Vetiver Root Oil

/steam distillation

Chrysopogon zizanioides , commonly known as vetiver is a perennial grass of the Poaceae family, native to India. In western and northern India, it is popularly known as Khus. Vetiver can grow up to 1.5 meters high and form clumps as wide. The stems are tall and the leaves are long, thin, and rather rigid; the flowers are brownish-purple. Unlike most grasses, which form horizontally spreading, mat-like root systems, vetiver's roots grow downward, 2–4 m in depth. Vetiver is most closely related t

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Vetiver Oil (South India)

/steam distillation

Vetiver has a long and rich history. In India it has been used to make blinds necessary to keep out the intense heat. When the blinds are sprinkled with water they emit the vetiver scent. In Java the root has been used for centuries in weaving mats and thatching huts. The Vetiver root is used in folk magic for its purported ability to provide safety and increase financial resources. A ritual designed to promote personal safety calls for inhaling Vetiver while visualizing one’s body as being seal

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Vanilla Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Vanilla is a perennial herbaceous climbing vine that can grow up to 25 meters (82 feet) high and that is native to Central America and Mexico. In cultivation the deep trumpet-shaped flowers of the vanilla must be hand-pollinated; while in Mexico the native humming bird do the work. The green capsules or fruit are picked, cured, and the immature vanilla pod or bean is fermented and dried to turn it into a fragrant brown vanilla bean. Our variety is ten-fold bourbon; this refers to the concentrati

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Valerian Root Oil

/steam distillation

Valerian is a hardy perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer months. Valerian flower extracts were used as a perfume in the sixteenth century. Native to Europe and parts of Asia, valerian has been introduced into North America. It is consumed as food by the larvae of some Lepidoptera (butterfly and moth) species including Grey Pug. Valerian , in pharmacology and herbal medicine, is the name of herb  or dietary supplement prepared fro

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Turmeric Oil

/steam distillation

Turmeric is a plant. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustard, butters, and cheeses. But the root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia), stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating and loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems and gallbladder disorders. It is also used for headaches, bronchitis , colds, lung inf

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Thyme Oil

/steam distillation

Ancient Egyptians used thyme for embalming. The ancient Greeks used it in their baths and burnt it as incense in their temples, believing it was a source of courage. The spread of thyme throughout Europe was thought to be due to the Romans, as they used it to purify their rooms and to "give an aromatic flavor to cheese and liqueurs". In the European Middle Ages, the herb was placed beneath pillows to aid sleep and ward off nightmares. In this period, women would also often give knights and warri

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Thuja Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Thuja occidentals, is an evergreen coniferous tree, in the cypress family Cupressaceous, which is native to the northeast of the United States and the southeast of Canada, but widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. The species was first described by Carol us Linnaeus in 1753, and the binomial remains current. Thuja is a tree. The leaves and leaf oil are used as a medicine. Thuja is used for respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis, bacterial skin infections and cold sores. It is also u

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Tea Tree Oil

/steam distillation

Tea tree oil , or melaleuca oil , is an essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odor and a color that ranges from pale yellow to nearly colorless and clear. It is taken from the leaves of the melaleuca altemifolia, which is native to Southeast Queensland and the Northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia. Tea tree oil is toxic when taken by mouth, but is widely used in low concentrations in cosmetics and skin washes. Tea tree oil has been claimed to be useful for treating a wide variety of m

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Tarragon Oil

/steam distillation

Tarragon , (Artemisia dracunculus) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. One sub-species, Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa , is cultivated for use of the leaves as an aromatic culinary herb. In some other sub-species, the characteristic aroma is largely absent. The species is polymorphic. Tarragon is native to soils that have relatively little water retention. But it is not a desert plant. It is found natively in a number of areas of the Northern Hemisphere. It grows to 120–1

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Tangerine Oil

/steam distillation

The tangerine is an orange-colored citrus fruit which is closely related to the mandarin orange. Taxonomically, it may be named as a subspecies or variety of Citrus reticulata ; further work seems to be required to ascertain its correct scientific name. Tangerines are smaller than common oranges and are usually easier to peel and to split into segments. The taste is considered less sour, but sweeter and stronger, than that of an orange. What can be considered by some to be a good tangerine will

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Tagetes Oil

/steam distillation

Tagetes is a genus of 56 species of annual and perennial, mostly herbaceous plants in the sunflower family. The genus is native to North and South America, but some species have become naturalized around the world. Tagetes species vary in size from 0.1 to 2.2 m tall. Most species have pinnate green leaves. Blooms naturally occur in golden, orange, yellow, and white colors, often with maroon highlights. Floral heads are typically to 4–6 cm diameter, generally with both ray florets and disc flore

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Sweet Orange Oil

/steam distillation

Sweet Orange oil is an essential oil produced by cells within the ring of an orange fruit (Citrus sinensis fruit). In contrast to most essential oils, it is extracted as a by-product of orange juice production by centrifugation, producing cold-pressed oil. It is composed of mostly (greater than 90%) d-limonene and is often used in place of pure d-limonene. D-limonene can be extracted from the oil by distillation. Used in Aromatherapy is Orange essential oil. It has a fresh, sweet, citrus smell

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Sweet Basil Oil

/steam distillation

Basil , Thai Basil or Sweet Basil , is a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum of the family Lamiaceae (mints). Sweet Basil Oil, originally from South East Asia, but thoroughly familiar to Theophrastus and Discords, is a half-hardy  annual plant, best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine and also plays a major role in Southeast Asian cuisines of Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and the cuisine of Taiwan. Depending on the species and cultivar,

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Sugandh Mantri Oil

/steam distillation

Sugandh Mantri Oil is widely used for fighting several diseases like treatment of anxiety stress related problems like Headache, Nervous System and Insomnia. Sugandh Mantri Oil has a nice fragrance. Also, Sugandh Mantri Oil is highly effective. Sugandh Mantri Oil is commonly known as Gandhi roots, fragrant swamp mallow, its scientific name is Homalomena aromatic which is native of India. The erect perennial herb of Sugandh Mantri belongs to the family of Malyaceae. The herb has heart shaped lea

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Sugandh Kokila Oil

/steam distillation

Cinnamomum glaucescens is an evergreen tree native to Bhutan, India (Sikkim, Manipur and the Khasi Hills), and Nepal. Sugandh Kokila Oil is distilled from dried mature fruits of Luvunga Scan dens, a strong woody climber with recurred spines found in eastern India and Himalayan range. Sugandh Kokila essential oil is a clear mobile liquid distilled from the berries of Cinnamomum glaucescens. It displays a rich, sweet, penetrating, spicy-wood-resinous bouquet with a warm, radiant, herbaceous, cam

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Styrax Tonkinesis Oil (Loban)

/steam distillation

Styrax Tonkinensis loban oil is useful in treating stress, arthritis, gout, skin inflammations and irritations, cracked skin, wounds, sores, cuts, bronchitis, cough, cold, and poor digestion etc. Styrax Tonkinensis loban oil has carminative and stomachic properties apart from antibiotic and antiseptic properties. Styrax Tonkinensis loban oil is extracted from the resin of Styrax Benzoin through a traditional distillation process.  The oil is traditional to many Asiatic countries including Indone

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Styrax Benzoin Oil (Sumatra)

/steam distillation

Styrax benzoin is a species of tree native to Sumatra in Indonesia. Common names for the tree include gum Benjamin tree, loban (in Arabic) kemenyan (in Indonesia and Malaysia), onycha, and Sumatra benzoin tree . There are two types of benzoin resin used in incense and perfumery, benzoin Siam and benzoin Sumatra Benzoin Siam is obtained from Styrax ton kinesis, found across Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Benzoin Sumatra is obtained from Styrax benzoin grown on the island of Sumatra. Both

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Star Anise Oil

/steam distillation

Anise also called aniseed is a flowering plant  in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Its flavor has similarities with some other spices, such as star anise, fennel and liquorices’. Anise plants grow best in light, fertile, well drained soil. The seeds should be planted as soon as the ground warms up in spring. Because the plants have a taproot, they do not transplant well after being established, so they should be started either in their final loc

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Spikenard Oil

/steam distillation

Spikenard also called nard , nard in and muskroot is a flowering plant of the Valerian family that grows in the Himalayas of Nepal, China and India. It is used in the manufacture of an intensely aromatic amber-colored essential oil. The oil has, since ancient times, been used as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious contexts, particularly in connection with historical Judaism. The Bible contains several references to the spikenard, and it is used in Catholic iconography to represent Saint Jo

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Spearmint Oil

/steam distillation

Spearmint oil is herbaceous rhizomatous perennial plant growing 30–100 cm tall, with variably hairless to hairy stems and foliage, and a wide-spreading fleshy underground rhizome. The leaves are 5–9 cm long and 1.5–3 cm broad, with a serrated margin. The stem is square-shaped, a trademark of the mint family of herbs. Spearmint or Spear Mint is a species of mint native to much of Europe and southwest Asia; though it is exact natural range is uncertain due to extensive early cultivation. It is ext

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Sassafras Oil

/steam distillation

Sassafras is a genus of three extant and one extinct species of deciduous trees in the family Lauraceous , native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. Sassafras, scientifically known as Sassafras albidum, is a deciduous tree found in the deciduous woodlands and thickets on rich, sandy well-drained soils. The tree grows to a height of 35 meters and spreads to about 20 meters. It comprises of several smooth and orange brown barks, with long and slender branches. The twigs and leaves of the t

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Sandalwood Oil Mysore

/steam distillation

In the early 20th century, the Mysore Kingdom in India was one of the largest producers of sandalwood in the world. It was also one of the major exporters of the wood, most of which were exported to Europe. During the First World War, large reserves of sandalwood were left over because they could not be exported due to the war. In order to make good use of these reserves, Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, the king of Mysore established the Government Soap Factory in Bangalore. This factory, which was

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Rosewood Essential Oil

/steam distillation

The Rosewood tree, which Brazil is famous for, are giant evergreen trees bearing the scientific name Aniba Rosaeaodora . Rosewood is highly prized as a decorative wood and millions of hectares of rosewood forests have been cut down for making furniture, show pieces, and even chopsticks. Rosewood essential oil is extracted from the woody matter of the Rosewood tree with the help of steam distillation. This Brazilian evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters (125 feet) high and has a reddish bark an

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Rosemary Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs. The name "rosemary" derives from the Latin for "dew" and "sea", or "dew of the sea". Because in many locations, it needs no water other than the humidity carried by the sea breeze to live. Rosemary, also known as Rosmarinus Officina l is very popular in the Medi

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Rose Otto Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Rose oil , meaning either rose Otto (attar of rose, attar of roses ) or rose absolute , is the essential oil extracted from the petals of various types of rose. Rose Otto are extracted through steam distillation, while rose absolutes are obtained through solvent extraction or super critical carbon dioxide extraction, with the absolute being used more commonly in perfumery. Even with their high price and the advent of organic synthesis, rose oils are still perhaps the most widely used essential o

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Rose Geranium Oil

/steam distillation

The true Pelargonium grave lens is an uncommon species  in the Pelargonium genus, which is native to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, while the plants cultivated under this name differ from the wild specimens and are of hybrid origin Often called a geranium, as it falls within the plant family Geranjaceae and was previously categorized under the same genus. It is cultivated on a large scale and its foliage is distilled for its scent. Including rose, citrus, mint, coconut and nutmeg, as wel

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Rose De Mai Oil

/steam distillation

Rose de Mai has a long and revered aromatic history in the Grass region and was one of the main aromatic essences distilled and extracted there along with Jasmine, Tuberose, Violet, Neroli and Mimosa. In that special Mediterranean environment all the natural elements were found to grow Rose de Mai to perfection. Even today, though the land devoted to its cultivation is greatly reduced from the golden era in the late 19th and early 20th century, Rose de Mai Absolute of France is considered the fi

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Pine Needle Oil

/steam distillation

Pine Needle was used by the ancient Romans and Greeks to treat respiratory problems and muscular aches. It promotes a healthy immune and musculoskeletal system. Distilled in Austria from the finest pines, Pine Needle can be diffused to help strengthen the respiratory tract and maintain sinus passages. When massaged into the skin, Pine Needle supports healthy circulation and soothes the discomfort of sore joints and muscles. A true disinfectant, a strong germ killer, excellent for viral infection

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Pine Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Pine oil is extracted from Pine (Scotch pine) oil, which is extracted from Pinus Sylvester’s of the Panacea family and is also known as Scots and forest pine. Although pine oil can cause allergic reactions, it is very useful to relieve mental, physical and sexual fatigue, while having a cleansing and clearing effect on a room. Even though it can be used in cystitis, hepatitis and prostate problems, as well as to improve circulation and to relieve rheumatism, gout, sciatica and arthritis, it shou

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Pimento Berry Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Pimento Berry Oil (also known as Allspice oil, Jamaican Pepper and Pimento) is steam distilled from dried, crushed, fully grown, but unripe fruits of the West Indian tree, Pimento Officinal is. The tree is native to the West Indies and grows abundantly in the wild on many of the islands, particularly Jamaica. Pimento is used extensively by the food industry for flavoring foods. Its other common name, Allspice, comes from the fact that it tastes like a mixture of cloves, juniper berry, cinnamon a

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Petit Grain Oil

/steam distillation

Petit Grain is an essential oil  that is extracted from the leaves and green twigs of the bitter orange  plant via steam distillation. Its main regions of production are Paraguay  and France , with the former's product being of higher odor tenacity. Petit Grain oil gains its name from the fact that it used to be extracted from the small unripe oranges of the plant. The oil has a greenish woody orange smell  that is widely used in perfumery  and found in colognes . Though distilled from the same

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Peru Balsam Oil

/steam distillation

Balsam oil , also called Peru Balsam or Balsam Peru oil , is an essential oil  of Myroxylon pereirae. It is a native of South America. Balsam oil originated in ancient Greece and it is still made in rural areas. Balsamo in Greek means remedy, relief. Balsam oil is made out of a yellow flowering plant that grows on its own. In ancient times they used it as a remedy for burns, for skin irritations, and for cosmetic purposes. Peru balsam comes from the Myroxylon tree, literally "fragrant wood" in G

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Peppermint Oil

/steam distillation

Peppermint is a hybrid mint , a cross between water mint  and spearmint . The plant, indigenous to Europe, is now widespread in cultivation throughout all regions of the world. It is found wild occasionally with its parent species. Peppermint generally grows best in moist, shaded locations, and expands by underground solons . Young shoots are taken from old stocks and dibbled into the ground about 1.5 feet apart. They grow quickly and cover the ground with runners if it is permanently moist. For

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Patchouli Oil

/steam distillation

Patchouli (Pogostemon cabling) Bent; is a species of plant from the genus Pogostemon . It is a bushy herb of the mint  family, with erect stems , reaching two or three feet (about 0.75 meter) in height and bearing small, pale pink-white flowers. The plant is native to tropical regions of Asia, and is now extensively cultivated in China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Taiwan, Philippines , Thailand , and Vietnam as well as West Africa . Patchouli grows well in warm to tropical climates.

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Parsley Seed Oil

/steam distillation

Parsley is an herb. The leaf, seed, and root are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse parsley with fool's parsley and parsley pier. Parsley is a biennial herb, or short-lived perennial, growing up to 70 cm tall. It is cultivated extensively in Hungary, Germany and France. The plant has bright green, crinkly foliage, and greenish-yellow flowers which are followed by small brown seeds. As the name suggests Parsley Seed essential oil is steam distilled from the plants dried seeds. Parsl

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Palmarosa Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Cymbopogon martini is a species of grass  in the lemon grass genus  best known by the common name name palmarosa . Other common names include Indian geranium , ginger grass and rosha or rosha grass . This perennial grass is native to South  and Southeast Asia , especially India and it is cultivated for its oil. Originally from Central and North India, and now cultivated in Africa and Madagascar as well, the grass is slender, bearing panicles of a blue-white color which mature to a dark red. This

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Orange Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Orange oil is an essential oil  produced by cells within the rind  of an orange fruit  (Citrus saneness fruit). In contrast to most essential oils, it is extracted as a by-product  of orange juice production by centrifugation , producing cold-pressed oil. It is composed of mostly (greater than 90%) d-limonene and is often used in place of pure d-limonene. D-limonene can be extracted from the oil by distillation . Limonene gives citrus  fruit their familiar aroma and is therefore used in perfum

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Onion Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Onion Essential Oil is applied to the skin, a carrier must be used. Onion Oil can be used as a room sanitizer to clear negative, evil energy. Use in bath therapy with a trained therapist. There are many cultivars of onion. It is difficult to tell exactly from which variety the onion oil is taken. The onion most used in Europe and the Middle East for oil production seems to be the red onion. This oil should never be used without some precautions being taken. The odor can be quite offensive and ca

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Oak Moss Oil

/steam distillation

Evernia prunastri , also known as Oak moss , is a species  of lichen . It can be found in many mountainous temperate forests throughout the Northern Hemisphere , including parts of France , Portugal , Spain , North America and much of Central Europe . Oak moss grows primarily on the trunk and branches of oak  trees, but is also commonly found on the bark of other deciduous trees and conifers  such as fir  and pine . The thalli  of Oak moss are short (3–4 cm in length) and bushy, and grow togethe

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Nutmeg Oil

/steam distillation

Nutmeg oil is a volatile essential Oil  from nutmeg  (Myristica fragrance) containing bomeol  and eugenol . The essential oil is obtained by the steam distillation  of ground nutmeg  and is used heavily in the perfumery and pharmaceutical industries. The oil is colorless or light yellow and smells and tastes of nutmeg. It contains numerous components of interest to the oleo chemical  industry and is used as natural food flavoring in baked goods, syrups (Coca Cola), beverages, sweets etc. It repl

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Niaouli Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Niaouli is a member of the tea tree family. It is a large evergreen tree native to Australia but is also found in New Caledonia, the French Pacific Islands and other tropical regions such as Madagascar. Niaouli essential oil is steam distilled from the tree's aromatic leaves and young twigs. Niaouli essential oil has strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties and the Australian Aborigines have long used decoctions of the tree's leaves to treat a wide range of ailments from aches, pains, wou

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Neroli Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Neroli oil is plant oil produced from the blossom of the bitter orange  tree. Its scent is sweet, honeyed and somewhat metallic, whereas bergamot , being rich in linalool  (which is the main component in lavender), has more of an aromatic, soft florally. This Neroli Essential oil has been extracted using gentle steam distillation of French orange blossoms. The resulting oil is a coffee brown to orange liquid with a beautiful floral aroma. Neroli Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties

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Neem Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Neem oil is a vegetable oil  pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem, an evergreen  tree which is endemic to the Indian subcontinent  and has been introduced to many other areas in the tropics. It is the most important of the commercially available products of neem for organic farming and medicines. Neem oil varies in color; it can be golden yellow, yellowish brown, reddish brown, dark brown, greenish brown or bright red. It has a rather strong odor that is said to combine the odors of pea

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Nar Kachur Oil

/steam distillation

Nar Kachur oil comes from the tropical and subtropical plant called Zedoary. This fragrant plant has yellow flowers and the oil is extracted from this rhizome. Nar Kachur oil comes from the tropical and subtropical plant called Zedoary. This fragrant plant has yellow flowers and the oil is extracted from this rhizome through steam distillation. The plant is native to India and Indonesia. It is also known as White Turmeric. The flavor of the Zedoary root is similar to that of ginger but it is lit

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Myrtle Essential Oil

/steam distillation

The common myrtle , Myrtus communes , also called true myrtle , is widespread in the Mediterranean region  and is commonly cultivated. Myrtle is widely cultivated as an ornamental garden shrub, particularly for its numerous flowers in late summer. It requires a long hot summer to produce its flowers, and protection from winter frosts. It may be clipped to form a hedge. This aromatic evergreen shrub originates from Africa, and grows all around the Mediterranean. It was introduced to Britain in 1

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Mugwort Oil

/steam distillation

Mug wort is a common name for several species of aromatic plants in the genus Artemisia . In Europe, mug wort most often refers to the species Artemisia Vulgarism or common mug wort. While other species are sometimes referred to by more specific common names they may be called simply "mug wort" in many contexts. Mug wort's are used medicinally, especially in Chinese, Japanese and South Korean traditional medicine, and are used as an herb to flavor food. In Traditional Japanese, Korean and Chines

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Mint Oil

/steam distillation

Mentha also known as Mint is a genus of plants in the mint family. Hybridization between some of the species occurs naturally . Many other hybrids as well as numerous cultivars  are known in cultivation . The genus has a sub cosmopolitan  distribution across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and North America. Mints are aromatic, almost exclusively perennial , rarely annual , herbs . They have wide-spreading underground and over ground solons  and erect, square, branched stems. The leaves  are a

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Menthol Oil

/steam distillation

Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically  or obtained from corn mint , peppermint  or other mint oils. It is a waxy, crystalline  substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature  and melts slightly above. The main form of menthol occurring in nature is menthol, which is assigned the configuration. Menthol has local anesthetic  and counter irritant  qualities and it is widely used to relieve minor throat irritation . Menthol also blocks voltage-sensitive sodium ch

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Melissa Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Lemon balm is (Melissa officinalis), also known as balm or balm mint and not to be confused with bee balm , is perennial herb  in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to center-southern Europe  and the Mediterranean region. Melissa oil is extracted from Melissa officinalis of the Labiates family and is also known as balm, lemon balm, as well as common, sweet and bee balm. This essential oil has a couple of uses in aromatherapy and helps to bring calmness to the mind, while having a great sedatin

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Marjoram Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Marjoram is a somewhat cold-sensitive perennial herb  or under shrub with sweet pine  and citrus  flavors. In some Middle-Eastern countries, marjoram is synonymous with oregano and there the names sweet marjoram and knotted marjoram are used to distinguish it from other plants of the genus Origanum . The name marjoram does not directly derive from the Latin word major. Marjoram is indigenous to Cyprus and southern Turkey, and was known to the Greeks and Romans as a symbol of happiness. Marjoram

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Mandarin Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Mandarin essential oil contains esters while tangerine does not. Mandarin oil also has greater alcohol content. And Mandarin is steam distilled from the leaves, not the rind! Mandarin has anti-fungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic properties in addition to the tangerine properties. But they contain sedative properties that are calming to the nervous system, making them good for stress and settling emotions. Mandarin oil is extracted from the Mandarin tree, or Citrus Reticulate. The tree is part of t

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Mace Essential Oil

/steam distillation

The nutmeg tree is any of several species of trees in genus Myristica . The most important commercial species is Myristica fragrant an evergreen tree  indigenous to the Banda Islands  in the Moluccas  of Indonesia. The nutmeg tree is important for two spices  derived from the fruit nutmeg and mace. The first harvest of nutmeg trees takes place 7–9 years after planting, and the trees reach full production after 20 years. Nutmeg is usually used in powdered form. This is the only tropical fruit tha

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Lotus Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Long ago, at the end of the a eons, the whole universe had been engulfed in an ocean, and Creation was all but lost. The god Vishnu, preserver of life, whose abode is the primordial waters, was asleep in this timeless darkness, dreaming of worlds to come. As his dreams unfolded, a lotus flower emerged from his navel and revealed within its many folds the cosmic egg, in which Brahma the creator, was asleep. Lotus essential oil is known in all of Egyptian folklore to be the most precious oil. Hist

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Litsea Cubeba Oil

/steam distillation

May Chang is an evergreen tree or shrub 5–12 meters high in the Lauraceae family. It is native to China, Indonesia , Taiwan and other parts of Southeast Asia. It is called ‘mountain pepper’ in Mandarin and macaw by the Atayal aborigines  in Taiwan. As a famous spice among Taiwanese aborigines, a proposed National Park at Yilan County  is named "Macao" after the spice. It produces a fruit which is processed for its lemony essential oil . The oil can also be extracted from the leaf , but this is

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Lime Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Lime (from Arabic  and French lim ) is a term referring to a citrus  fruit which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 cm in diameter and containing sour and acidic pulp . There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime , Persian lime , Kaffir lime and desert lime . Limes are a good source of vitamin C and are often used to accent the flavors of foods and beverages. They are grown year-round and are usually smaller and less sour than lemons . Li

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Lemongrass Essential Oil

/steam distillation

Lemongrass is a genus of about 55 species of grasses , native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World  and Oceania . It is tall Perennial grass. Common names include lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass , silky heads , citronella grass , fever grass, among many others. Lemongrass is a plant. The leaves and the oil are used to make medicine. Lemongrass is used for treating digestive tract spasms, stomachache, high blood pressure , convulsions, pain, vomiting , cough, achy j

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Lemon Oil

/steam distillation

The lemon (Citrus Limon ) is a small evergreen  tree native to Asia, and the tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit . The fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice though the pulp and rind are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid , which gives lemons a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade. The origin of the lemon is a

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Lavandin Oil

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Lavandula (common name Lavender ) is a genus  of 39 species of flowering plants  in the in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native  to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands , southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates  as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, for use as culinary herbs and also commercially for the extr

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Lavender Essential oil

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Lavender oil an essential oil  obtained by distillation  from the flower spikes of certain species of lavender. Two forms are distinguished, lavender flower oil , colorless oil, insoluble in water, having a density of 0.885 g/ml. and lavender spike oil , a distillate from the herb Lavandula latifolia , having density 0.905 g/ml. Lavender flower oil is a designation of the National Formulary  and the British Pharmacopoeia . Like all essential oils, it is not a pure compound ; it is a complex mixt

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Laurel Leaf Oil

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It is an aromatic evergreen tree  or large shrub  with green, glossy leaves , native to the Mediterranean region . It is one of the plants used for bay leaf seasoning in cooking. Worldwide, many other kinds of plants in diverse families are also called "bay" or "laurel," generally due to similarity of foliage or aroma to Laurus nobilis and the full name is used for the California bay laurel also in the family Lauraceous. Laurel Leaf Essential Oil or Bay Leaf has been used in cooking for years.

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Labdanum Oil

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Labdanum , also called ladanum or ladan , is a sticky brown resin obtained from the shrubs western Mediterranean and eastern Mediterranean, species of rockrose. It has a long history of use in herbal medicine  and as a perfume  ingredient. Labdanum is also known as the Rose of Sharon and is mentioned in the Bible. An essential oil of this plant is also produced. It is typically called Cistus essential oil. Its aroma is very different from Labdanum and has less of the amber-like aroma. If you wan

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Kulanjan Oil

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Kulanjan Oil comes from an erect robust perennial herb. The oil is extracted through steam distillation process from the dried part of roots. Well recognized for its anti-microbial, anti-ulcer and other medicinal properties, it is useful in various lipid disorders especially atherosclerosis. Kulanjan oil is extracted from dried roots of an erect perennial herb Alpinia galangal willed. This oil is well known for its anti-ulcer, anti-microbial and many other medicinal properties. This plant is nat

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Kewra Oil

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The Kewra oil also known as Pandanus odoratissimus comes to be hydro-distilled from the flower part of the plant. Our product is largely utilized in the food industry for its excellent aromatic properties. Our output comes popular for its ability to add a pleasant cool and refreshing aroma in house. Kewra oil is basically extracted out of the flowers of the kewra plant through the steam distillation process. It is botanically named as Pandmns Odoratissimus. This oil has number of health benefits

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Juniper Berry Essential Oil

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A juniper berry is the female seed cone  produced by the various species of junipers . It is not a true berry  but a cone  with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially Junipers communes , are used as a spice , particularly in European cuisine and also give gin  its distinctive flavor. According to one FAO  document, juniper berries are the only spice derived from conifers,  although tar  and inner bark from pine

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Jasmine Essential Oil

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Probably an Iranian native, jasmine, whose name means heavenly felicity, has captured the imagination of poets and perfumers for thousands of years. In China it was used to scent and flavor jasmine tea. Jasmine’s aromatherapy applications and uses for the essential oil are many. The small white flowers of this vine like evergreen shrub, with their intriguing, complex scent, are intensely fragrant and found in most great perfumes. Jasmine is also known as mistress of the night and moonlight of th

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Jamarsa Root Essential Oil

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The Jamarosa Root Oil comes to be procured from Jamrosa that happens to be a grass hybrid - Cymbopogon nard us var. confertiflorus x Cymbopogon jwarancusa. Procured from the root part of the plant through steam distillation process, it mostly finds utility as a natural fragrance and comes largely composed of a blend of geraniol and geranyl acetate. Jamarosa is a hybrid between two fragrant grasses, Palmarosa and citronella. Jamrosa has a sweet rose like grass scent that is quite appealing. Jamro

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Hyssop Essential Oil

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Hyssop us officinal is , hyssop is a herbaceous plant  of the genus Hyssops  native to Southern Europe , the Middle East , and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. Due to its properties as an antiseptic, cough reliever and expectorant , it is commonly used as an aromatic herb  and medicinal plant . Hyssop is a brightly colored shrub  or sub shrub  that ranges from 30 to 60 cm in height. The stem is woody at the base, from which grow a number of straight branches. Its leaves  are lancing late

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Hydacheium Essential Oil

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Hydacheium Oil is extracted by a process of steam distillation from the Hydacheium plant which is a spiked and erect plant with loosely connected yellow flowers. It is increasingly cultivated nowadays in different parts of the world because of its useful medicinal and aromatic properties. Hydacheium Oil is popularly known in Hindi as Kapur Kuchari Oil. This oil is clear brown in color with a warm, spicy and mild floral fragrance. Hydacheium Oil which is also known by the popular name Kapur Kucha

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Honeysuckle Essential Oil

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Honeysuckle essential oil has been used throughout the world for thousands of years to treat many respiratory system conditions. Honeysuckle was first used in AD 659 as a Chinese medicine for releasing poisons, such as snakebites, as well as heat from the body. In order to successfully remove heat and poisons, the stems of the flower would be used in acupuncture to stimulate the flow of energy (chi). Throughout Europe, honeysuckle essential oil was used to aid childbirth in order to comfort and

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Helichrysum Essential Oil

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The essential oil shows considerable infraspecific variation; its main components are monoterpene hydrocarbons and monoterpene-derived alcohols. Further important aroma components are nonterpeoid acyclic beta-ketenes. It sounds so technical that it’s confusing but they are important elements and they need to be mentioned. So many people are beginning to appreciate the healing elements of this plant and aroma therapists worldwide recognize the power of this plant, hares a link to a super piece al

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Gurjun Essential Oil

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Gurjan oil is prepared from the wood of Gurjan plant by using the steam distillation extraction process. It is scientifically known as Dipterocarpus Turbinatus Balsam and belongs to Dipterocarpaceae family. This family has around 70 species which are grown in the large Southeast Asian region. The name of this tree has taken from Greek word which means depicts as two-winged fruits. This plant is native to Indonesia and cultivated widely in India, China, Philippines, Thailand and some other parts

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Guaiac Wood Essential Oil

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Oil of guaiac is a fragrance  used in soap . It comes from the Palo Santo  tree. Oil of guaiac is produced through steam distillation  of a mixture of wood and sawdust from Palo Santo. It is sometimes incorrectly called guaiac wood concrete . It is a yellow to greenish yellow semi-solid mass which melts around 40-50 ºC. Once melted, it can be cooled back to room temperature yet remain liquid for a long time. Oil of guaiac has a soft rose like odor, similar to the odor of Hybrid Tea  roses or vio

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Green Myrtle Essential Oil

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The ancient Greeks and Romans honored poets with Myrtle to suggest that their fame would never die. Green Myrtle has been characteristic of the Mediterranean for thousands of years, and made its most famous cosmetic debut as a major ingredient in Angel's Water, a 16th century skin tonic that was used to enhance the complexion. With attractive sweet green and lemon like aroma, Myrtle essential oil is a pale yellow colored liquid. It is extracted using the process of steam distillation using the s

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Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Grapefruit seed extract (GSE), also known as citrus seed extract, is a liquid derived from the seeds, pulp, and white membranes  of grapefruit . Self-made natural GSE processed in the laboratory without solvents or synthetic agents is prepared by grinding the grapefruit seed and juiceless pulp, then mixing with glycerin. Commercially available GSE sold to consumers are made from the seed, pulp, glycerin, and synthetic preservatives all blended together. Grapefruit seed extract is sold as a food

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Ginger Grass Essential Oil

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Ginger grass Oil is extracted from the plant called ginger grass. Natural Ginger grass Oil has a brilliant fragrance and used in many perfumery products. Ginger grass Essential Oil has been continuously used in many herbal products since ages. Natural Ginger grass Oil is used in several medicines also. This is an essential component of aroma therapy. We are among the leading Manufacturers of ginger grass oil. We supply quality ginger grass oil to several parts of the country and abroad as well.

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Ginger Essential Oil

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Ginger essential oil is extracted from the plant Zingiberaceae officinal of the Zingiberaceae family and is also known as Common or Jamaica Ginger. This warming essential oil is often used for digestive problems, as well as nausea - be that morning sickness or travel upset. It is also of value when treating colds and flu and especially for catarrhal lung conditions and rheumatic pain. It can also be used on the skin to help clear bruises. Ginger oil can vary in color from pale yellow to a darker

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Geranium Essential Oil

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The true Pelargonium graveolens is an uncommon species  in Pelargonium genus, which is native to South Africa , Zimbabwe  and Mozambique , while the plants cultivated under this name differ from the wild specimens and are of hybrid origin. Often called a geranium as it falls within the plant family Geraniaceae and was previously categorized under the same genus. It is cultivated on a large scale and its foliage is distilled  for its scent. P. 'Graveolens' cultivars have a wide variety of smells,

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Garlic Essential Oil

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Allium sativum , commonly known as garlic , is a species in the onion genus, Allium . Its close relatives include the onion , shallot , leek , chive  and rakkyo. With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia and has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region, as well as a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. It was known to Ancient Egyptians , and has been used for both culinary  and medicinal purposes. A llium sativum is a bulbous plant . It g

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Galbanum Essential Oil

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Galbanum is an aromatic gum resin , the product of certain umbelliferous Persian plant species, Galbanum-yielding plants grow plentifully on the slopes of the mountain ranges of northern Iran . It occurs usually in hard or soft, irregular, more or less translucent and shining lumps, or occasionally in separate tears, of a light-brown, yellowish or greenish-yellow color, and has a disagreeable, bitter taste, a peculiar, somewhat musky odor, an intense green scent. History: Galbanum has been used

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Galangal Essential Oil

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Galangal is a reed-like plant reaching a height if 1 mt. with irregularly branched rhizomes (mass of roots). It is a relative of the ginger plant and is used in various Asian and Indonesian cuisines. Though it is related to and resembles ginger there is little similarity in taste. It is also known as Chinese ginger, galanga root and galingale. Used in England from the time of the Crusades, having been brought back from the Middle East, Galangal warrants a mention in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, a

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Frankincense Essential Oil

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Frankincense , also called olibanum, is an aromatic resin  obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia , The English word is derived from old French  "franc encens" and is used in incense  and perfumes. There are four main species  of Boswellia that produce true frankincense and resin from each of the four is available in various grades. The grades depend on the time of harvesting . The resin is hand-sorted for quality. Frankincense can also be found in the Christian Bible as one of the three gif

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Frangipani Essential Oil

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Frangipani essential oil is the wonderful sweet smelling essential oil, which comes from the plumeria flower. Ancient Indians have believed the Plumeria plant to be the “Tree of Life” due to its healing capacity. The oil itself is said to rejuvenate and refresh the mind, body, and spirit of those who inhale. Frangipani essential oil is one of the most enticing and attention catching scents due to its uplifting and soul soothing qualities. Frangipani will instantly relieve stress and replenish th

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Fenugreak Oil

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The seeds and leaves of methi (fenugreek) are readily available and widely used in Indian kitchen. They have a strong aroma and a bitter taste. But when used in small quantities they impart flavor to your food. It is commonly used in curries, vegetable dishes and dals n ot to forget the mouth-watering methi paratha . Methi contains protein, fiber, vitamin C, niacin, potassium, iron and alkaloids. It also contains a compound diosgenin which has estrogen-like properties, as well as steroidal as

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Fennel (Sweet) Oil

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Fennel is a biennial or perennial herb with green, feathery leaves and golden yellow flowers. Fennel essential oil is steam distilled from the plant's crushed fruit (dried seeds). Fennel has been used since medieval times to ward off evil spirits and it was a popular herb with the ancient Chinese, Egyptians and Romans, who believed it conveyed longevity, courage and strength. Fennel seeds have also been used for hundreds of years as a digestive aid. Fennel is an herb, in which the essential oil

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Eucalyptus Globulus Oil

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The Tasmanian Blue Gum, Southern Blue Gum or Blue Gum, (Eucalyptusglobules) is an evergreen  tree, one of the most widely cultivated trees native to Australia . They typically grow from 30 to 55 m (98 to 180 ft) tall. The tallest currently known specimen in Tasmania is 90.7 m tall (297 ft). There are historical claims of even taller trees, the tallest being 101 m.330 ft). The natural distribution of the species includes Tasmania  and southern Victoria. There are also isolated occurrences on King

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