Natural Skin-care, Body-care and Home-care Solutions — Essential Oils

Aromatherapy

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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a modern name for the ancient knowledge of healing and improving health using fragrant, natural essential oils found in herbs, plants, flowers, fruits and the bark, roots or resin of some trees. Essential oils contain complex chemicals that seem to do everything from beautifying skin, speeding healing to putting you to sleep. An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile (defined as "the tendency of a substance to vaporize") aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of lavender. The term “essential oil”...

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