Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

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Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil – (citrus bergamia) comes from the rind of the fresh fruit. It is extracting using the cold-pressed method. I find that it has a citrus smell with a lightly sweet floral tone as well. I love its smell and find it uplifting emotionally while giving me a relaxed laid back feeling. It can make you feel vivacious. Originally grown exclusively in Italy, Bergamot production has expanded to include the Ivory Coast, Morocco, […]

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Basil Essential Oil – Tips & Benefits

Basil (Sweet) – (Ocimum basilicum ct linalool) Basil comes from the plants flowers and leaves. It is usually steam distilled. Basil has a sweet and spicy or herbaceous smell which I find very energizing and warming. Many of you are familiar with its smell since you use the herb’s leaves often as a spice when cooking. Basil’s chemical composition can vary. The linalol type is the safest type of Basil Essential Oil. It is the […]