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ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS

An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils - or simply put - the oil of the plant. An oil is essential in the sense that it carries a distinctive scent; or the essence of the plant. Essential oils are extracted by distillation, often by using steam. They have been used medicinally throughout history. Interest in essential oils have revived in recent decades with the popularity of aromatherapy, which is a branch of alternative medicine that claims that the oils have curative effects. Sometimes essential oils are diluted in ta carrier oil and used for massage or placed in a vaporizer which permeates the scent of the oil in the air.
In the upcoming months, I would like to share with you some essential oils, it's uses and it's
benefits.