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Essential Oil – Cinnamon

Introduction: Cinnamon (Cinnamomum velum or C. cassia) has long been considered a “wonder food” in various cultures and science has shown that its active oil components such as cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, and cinnamyl alcohol do (appear to) convery certain health

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Essential Oil – Rose

Introduction: Rose oil… is the essential oil extracted from the petals of various types of rose. Even with their high price and the advent of organic synthesis, rose oils are still perhaps the most widely used essential oil in perfumery

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Essential Oil – Sandalwood

Introduction: Sandalwood oil is an essential oil obtained from the steam distillation of chips and billets cut from the heartwood of the sandalwood (Santalum album) tree. Sandalwood oil is used in perfumes, cosmetics, and sacred unguents (1). Therapeutic Uses: Sandalwood

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Essential Oil – Clove

Introduction: Clove oil is an essential oil from the clove plant, Syzygium aromaticum. It has the CAS number 8000-34-8. Therapeutic Uses: (Clove oil) is also often found in the aromatherapy section of health food stores and used in the flavoring

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Essential Oil – Peppermint

Introduction: Peppermint (Mentha × piperita, also known as M. balsamea Willd) is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. The plant, indigenous to Europe, is now widespread in cultivation throughout all regions of the world. It is found

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Essential Oil – Lavender

Introduction: Lavender oil is an essential oil obtained by distillation from the flower spikes of certain species of lavender. Lavender flower oil is a designation of the National Formulary and the British Pharmacopoeia. Like all essential oils, it is not

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Nutz 4 Coconut Oil

There’s a saying made famous by John Fairchild, the former editor of Women’s Wear Daily (where both Nick and Alessandra clocked time), that goes: “Twice is a coincidence—three times is a trend.” Well, the times we’ve heard about the myriad

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Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe

Over the last few weeks, I’ve tried several different toothpaste recipes. Some of them made me cry giant tears of nausea, they tasted so icky. Some of them were tooth powders, which included salt. And I thought, y’know, I probably

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Digestion & Diabetes – the Coconut Oil Basics

Coconut oil is medicinally used in special food preparations for those who suffer digestive disorders and have trouble in digesting fats. Considerably, more is known about digestibility of coconut oil in men. It is nearly completely absorbed as are most

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Immune System Support – the Coconut Oil Basics

Polyunsaturated oils put a heavy strains on the immune system. They cause the immune system to shift into feverish activity while at the same time interfering with its ability to form protective compounds. Antioxidants are quickly used up fighting free

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