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Bergamot

Bergamot – Bergamot tree was originally grown in Italy, it produces fruit that ripens from green to yellow and is very sour. Bergamot is expressed from the peel of the nearly ripened fruit.  Bergamot is a very sunny essential oil. … Continue reading

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Benzoin

Benzoin – Benzoin is a tropical tree with very hard shelled fruit that grows on its branches. Incisions are made to the bark of the tree to produce a resin that hardens into brownish red streaks. The essential oil is then … Continue reading

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Myrrh

Myrrh – Myrrh is a shrubby bush or small tree with gnarled branches, aromatic leaves and white flowers. Incisions into the bark produce a yellow resin that hardens into brown resin and the essential oil is then distilled from the … Continue reading

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Frankincense

Frankincense – Frankincense is the most valuable essential oil for slowing and deepening breathing, anxiety, nervous tension and stress. It literally smells divine and was traditionally burned as an offering to the gods. Useful in massage and bath oils, frankincense … Continue reading

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Hyssop

Hyssop – Hyssop is a very versatile essential oil it has many of the same properties as lavender in a more numbing quality. Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, astringent, bactericide, diuretic, cephalic, digestive, expectorant, hypertensive, nerve tonic, could you say much more for a … Continue reading

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