What are Essential Oils?
Essential plant oils are non-water based aromatic compounds from, seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. Each essential oil has a unique chemical profile which gives the plant a distinctive aroma and provides it with protection from disease, predators and environmental extremes.
Essential plant oils are fat soluble, but unlike animal and vegetable oils they do not contain fatty lipids or fatty acids. As a result, essential oils are very light and easily absorbed.
How can Essential Oils improve your life?
Essential oils are natural, plant-based, gentle, and sustainable. People have used them throughout history for therapeutic reasons, and recent studies are revealing the science behind these age-old remedies. Essential oils have been sought after for thousands of years by cultures around the world to prevent and remedy common physical, emotional and environmental conditions. They are a great way to replace countless chemical-laden household and personal products with natural alternatives that have stood the test of time. Many of the oils are prized for their cleansing, uplifting, balancing, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. Essential oils also make fantastic green household cleaners and disinfectants. They are all natural, sustainable, plant-based, and smell heavenly too! Explore this website to find out more about the wonderful world of essential oils.