Wiregrass Essential Oils
  • Frankincense Essential Oil
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    Frankincense Essential Oil
    Also known as Olibanum, frankincense essential oil is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia plant. The Boswellia plant is grown from eastern Africa, through southern Arabia, to north western India. Frankincense essential oil is obtained from a selection of Boswellia plants. Boswellia carterii and boswellia frereana are from Somalia, boswellia sacra is from southern Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman, while the boswellia serrata is from India. Frankincense oil is of light, pale yellow to greenish yellow, and has a thin consistency. Its aromatic description is listed as fresh, woody, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity, and peppery. It has a mild to medium initial aroma, and is used as a base note in perfumery. It is a great fixative and is popular in the perfumery world where it is used to bind other compounds together and thus make fragrance last longer. Frankincense essential oil has anti inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressant, cicatrizing, cytophylactic, immuno-stimulant, sedative, emmenagogue, and tonic-digestive properties. Possible uses are for anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, extreme coughing, scars, stress, and…
  • Geranium Essential Oil
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    Geranium Essential Oil
    Geranium essential oil is extracted through steam distillation from the leaves of the geranium plant. The oil obtained is of clear, pale yellow to olive green color, and has a thin consistency. The aromatic description is listed as sweet, floral, minty fresh, with a fruity note. When extracted from the Pelargonium graveolens plant, the oil is rose-scented, and from the Pelargonium odorantissimum variety, it has a slight apple undertone. Geranium essential oil has a strong initial aroma, and is used as a middle note in perfumery. The oil itself is considered a natural perfume, which is also often used in soaps and detergents. Though non-toxic, as with all essential oils, it should be diluted at 2.5% in a carrier oil, usually 15 drops of essential oil to one ounce of carrier oil. Scent can linger for hours. Main areas of growth and oil production are Africa, Reunion Island, Russia, and China. From Russia and China, it has a greener, fresh rosy aroma, while it is heavier and darker from Egypt…
  • Peppermint Essential Oil
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    Peppermint Essential Oil
    Peppermint essential oil has always been revered for its clean, fresh scent and its ability to make mind and body feel renewed. It can be added to cremes, body sprays, lotions, or used directly in bathwater or other forms of plain water. Peppermint is often used, for example, in toothpaste, to add that sparkling clean feel to your mouth. Peppermint tea is used throughout the world in holistic healing for relief of headaches caused by stress or sinus pressure, for minor stomach upsets, and, applied diluted to the skin, peppermint essential oil is used for healing of minor cuts, scrapes, bruises, rashes, and other skin problems. Peppermint essential oil has also been reputed by some to be able to clean out negative thoughts and emotions from the mind, and for this reason, it is often used in stress relief. The best way of doing this is by a steam facial. Add 5-7 drops of peppermint essential oil to a basin (it must be stainless steel or glass; never use aluminum…
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