Wiregrass Essential Oils
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
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    Cedarwood Essential Oil
    Cedarwood essential oil has a mild scent, compared to other oils, but because of that it makes an excellent base for blending other oils. The light, clean scent that it does have is excellent for taming tension and easing stress, and for this reason, cedarwood is often associated with harmony in holistic healing. Cedarwood essential oil can be a skin irritant for some people, so it’s best used in dispensers or other non-contact methods. Cedarwood essential oil is best blended with other evergreens or with citrus oils, but it has the remarkable talent of bringing together such seemingly diverse scents as Lavender and lemon oil, or spruce and gardenia; hence its reputation for harmony, no doubt. Different people use cedarwood essential oil in different ways, of course, but in general, it’s best used as a base. For example, one good recipe is to mix 15-20 drops of cedarwood with 5-7 drops of Lavender oil for relaxation and 8-10 drops of grapefruit for invigoration after a hard day’s work. Place the…
  • Carrier Oils for Essential Oils
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    Carrier Oils for Essential Oils
    Essential oils in aromatherapy are highly concentrated and potent. Essential oils have adverse effect on skin if used undiluted. Though there are some essential oil exceptions that can be used directly on the skin. It is ideal to dilute essential oils with carrier oils. Carrier oils are of a vegetable origin possessing highly therapeutic properties. Extracted from nuts and seeds by cold pressing as this process does not destroy the essential fatty acids & vitamins content. Carrier oils provide much needed lubrication allowing hands to move freely over the skin, helping with the absorption of essential oils into the body. Carrier oils are light, non sticky and effectively penetrate the skin. They should be 100% pure, unrefined and cold pressed. 1 drop of essential oil = 1 tsp of carrier oil for 1% dilution. 2 drops essential oil to 1 tsp of carrier oil = 2% dilution and so on. Commonly used carrier oils Apricot Kernel Oil - light, easily absorbed and moisturizes both the body and face well. Contains…
  • Cinnamon Essential Oil
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    Cinnamon Essential Oil
    Cinnamon essential oil is steam distilled from the bark and leaves of the cinnamomum zeylanicum plant. The oil obtained is of different potency depending on which part of the plant is used. The plant has its origin in Vietnam, but it is grown in a number of tropical areas like India, China, Madagascar, Brazil, and the Caribbean. The oil is of golden yellow to brown color, with a slightly oily feeling. With a much richer aroma than ground cinnamon, its aromatic description is listed as warm, peppery, earthy, spicy, and slightly woody. With a strong initial aroma, it is used as a middle note in perfumery. Cinnamon essential oil extracted from the bark of the plant is not used in aromatherapy because of its potency. In such a state, it is an irritant and a sensitizer. It is however used in expensive perfumes. This oil has antiseptic powers and is a circulatory stimulant. The oil extracted from the leaf is usually the most used, and it is perfect for scenting…
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