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Cistus Essential Oil

Cistus Essential Oil

History and Pertinent Facts about Cistus Essential Oil Known as Rock Rose, Rose of Sharon, or Labandum, Cistus is extracted from the leaves and stems of the wild plant through steam distillation. The Cistus plant comes from the Cistaceae family and has been historically used as an incense for the purposing of centering and meditation. The origin of the name “Cistus” originates from the Greek word “kistos” which is interpreted to mean evergreen shrub, while the word “ladanifer” comes from...
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Pomegranate Essential Oil

Pomegranate Essential Oil

History and Pertinent Facts about Pomegranate Essential Oil Extracted through the cold pressed method, what people refer to as Pomegranate Essential Oil is not technically an essential oil and is actually an oil made from the Pomegranate seed. With high levels of flavonoids and antioxidants, Pomegranate Seed Oil is nourishing to the skin as well as working to revitalize the hair. Historically, Pomegranate oil has been used to heal various ailments such as nosebleeds, diarrhea, or cataracts.

Amyris Essential Oil

Amyris Essential Oil

History and Pertinent Facts about Amyris Essential Oil Extracted through steam distillation from the seasoned wood from the Amyris tree, a tropical evergreen plant that is found all throughout the world. Many times local fishermen and traders in Jamaica and Haiti would refer to Amyris as “candlewood” because of the high content of oil in the wood that made it very functional for use as a torch. This tree is indigenous to Haiti where wild Amyris groves cover the island,...
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