• Aromatherapy,  Uncategorized

    Featured Oil: Frankincense

    Frankincense, what a versatile and beneficial oil! We are on our second Featured Oil in this series! If you haven’t read the first one, you can do that by clicking Featured Oil: Lavender! And, if you’re curious about what this whole thing is, click here! Frankincense is one of my favorite oils! It has a very earthy aroma, which I just love. It has a ton of therapeutic properties, and makes a great common oil to keep on hand! Frankincense is from the Burseracaea family. It has also been called Touchwood family. This family has 540 species of flowering plants! It is extracted from the resins in the bark of…

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    Featured Oil: Lavender

    Featured Oil: Lavender Lavender is the first oil in my Featured Oil Series! We are focusing on this oil for a few reasons. It is the most commonly used essential oil. It is one of the most versatile oils. It is one of the safest oils for all who use it, including children. Lavender is from the Labiteae family which produces more essential oils than any other species. This entire family of essential oils is the safest family of plants. However, there are a few oils that should have a little extra precaution (as I have said in this post…essential oils are not risk-free). The oils like sage, basil, and…