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Palo Santo Essential Oil

If you are looking for an essential oil to help you connect with your spiritual side, Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) wood oil makes it easy. Many years ago we were gifted a grocery bag full

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Handy During Cold & Flu Season: Black Spruce Essential Oil

Essential oils steam distilled from the needles of Conifers (evergreen trees) can be good centering friends during this season change: They don’t change color, or lose their leaves, but stay constant and steady.  And

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Palmarosa Essential Oil, a Fresh Summer Friend

One of my favorite essential oils to use during the summer is Palmarosa.  It  has a bright and cleansing aroma that smells slightly floral and sweet, and hints of citrus and cut grass. Many

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Historical Lavender Essential Oil

The story of Lavender Essential Oil is so epic that it is almost impossible to try and share all of its history, folk traditions and therapeutic actions in one brief article. So where to

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Patchouli Essential Oil: An Aroma with History

It was the counter-culture revolution of the 60s in the U.S. and Europe that put a worldwide spotlight on Patchouli Essential Oil, and ever since, its aroma continues to be commonly associated with the

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