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Essential Oils – what are they?

Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. If you have ever walked thru a field of lavender, stopped to smell the roses, used freshly cut mint you have experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils.
Essential oils have been used throughout history in many cultures for their health-promoting properties. As modern trends move toward more holistic approaches to self care we are being driven toward a rediscovery of the profound health benefits of essential oils. Many have powerful cleansing properties with unique chemical structure allowing them to deliver targeted benefits thru topical application. Some oils may be used as dietary aids promoting vitality and well-being.

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