The scientific definition: "Essential oils are the volatile liquids that are distilled from plants (including their respective parts such as seeds, bark, leaves, stems, roots, flowers, fruit, etc)."
- Modern Essentials 5th Edition
Whether you've used essential oils or not, you have experienced their aromatic qualities. Peeling an orange, picking leaves from a basil plant, walking through a rose garden...all those beautiful scents that make you want to take a deep inhale to experience, those are the aromatic compounds of the plant.
And when they are distilled from the plant, they are powerful!
Essential oils are 50-70 times more powerful than herbs and have been used for centuries for beauty treatments, food preparation, and health care practices.
Because they are natural, safe and powerful.
ESSENTIAL OILS PROVIDE A NATURAL FIRST STEP APPROACH TO YOUR HEALTH.
That pretty much sums it up. Essential oils are our first line of defense for our health. We use them every single day to support our emotional and physical wellness
When I started using essential oils I thought they were fun and smelled pretty! Boy how I underestimated their power!
The beauty of essential oils is that they support our body's in doing what they do best. They are a safe and natural, and when used as directed they do not have side effects. The key being when used as directed.
You see, essential oils are incredibly potent and powerful. We have a tendency to use way more than necessary, when the truth is one drop goes a long ways!
With the growing popularity of essential oils more and more are popping up on the market. The thing is all essential oils are not created equal. And it is crucial that you are using the highest quality oils available!
Many of the essential oils and products containing essential oils are using synthetic forms or other chemical products to dilute or replace the essential oil. These products are not going to have the same health benefits, most being fairly worthless and even harmful.
It is important to find a company and product that you trust and can have confidence in. I encourage you to do your research in finding what is best.
Find a company that does not use fillers or artificial ingredients, works with 3rd party experts for testing, grows in the plant's natural habitat, and does not contain pesticides or other chemical residues.
Disclaimer: the key to essential oils is their quality, and let me tell you all essential oils are not created equal. Be sure to use oils that are certified pure therapeutic grade. CONTACT ME if you want to know the oils I trust most and personally use for my family