Essential Oils: The What, Why, and How

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Essential Oils: The What, Why, and How

What Are Essential Oils?
If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of Essential Oils. 

Essential oils are the aromatic substance that contain the natural smell and characteristics of a plant. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. 
The oils are very potent anywhere from 100 to 10,000 times more potent than the herb. The oils are also fat soluble and are rapidly absorbed into the skin making them very volatile, and with each essential oil it can contain hundreds of chemical compounds, making the uses virtually limitless. 

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