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Oils 101

Organic Camellia Oil

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Organic Camellia Oil

Ever wondered why people use carrier oil for their skincare and healthcare? Well, you should learn about different carrier oils in order to get an answer to this question. Carrier oils work the best for your skin and keep you healthy. It not only provides physical stability, but it also works the best for your mental health and wellbeing. Keep reading to know about a special carrier oil which is making its own waves in beauty care.

Camellia, botanically known as Camellia Oleifera, belongs to the flowering plants in the family Theaceae. The plant grows in China and Japan. It is said that Camellia plant had 900 names in Japanese. There are different species of Camellia plant which are used for different purposes.

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Organic Lemon Essential Oil

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Organic Lemon Essential Oil

Organic Lemon Oil continues to be a hot-favorite, owning to its versatility. It cleanses, purifies and supports a healthy respiratory system.

The lemon essential oil is extracted by cold pressing the lemon peel and not the inner pulp. By applying mechanical pressure instead of heating, we are able to harness the goodness of the peel, which is the most nutrient dense part of the plant.

Lemon Oil has a distinctly strong fresh, zesty citrus scent. The oil has thin consistency and the color varies between pale yellow and deep yellow.

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Organic Citronella Essential Oil

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Organic Citronella Essential Oil

Using an essential oil for the first time? Don’t worry! Essential oils are the best choice for dealing with different problems. It does wonders when it comes to aromatherapy, household, personal beauty and as a natural remedy for minor health issues. Citronella is one of the best essential oils which can be utilized for different purposes. Keep reading to get an insight of this remarkable oil.

Citronella is a fragrant grass which has earned the name from the French word ‘lemon balm’. This grass grows in some Asian countries and some islands of the south Pacific such as Indonesia, Burma and Java. The sweet and lemony aroma grabs your attention and makes you feel refreshed. Since it resembles with lemongrass in appearance, growth and processing method, it is usually difficult for people to differentiate between the two. However, the difference is that lemongrass has off-white pseudostems while those of the Citronella plant are reddish in color. Both of them belong to the same plant family i.e. Cymbopogon.

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Organic Babassu Oil

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Organic Babassu Oil

What is more beneficial than using a multipurpose carrier oil which can provide you everything that you require, from cooking to taking care of your skin and hair? Babassu oil is what you need. Most of you might be unaware of this oil as compared to the other oils but it has gained popularity recently due to its myriad benefits.

Native to the northeastern part of Brazil, Babassu is a palm tree. Babassu tree is said to be the Tree of life by a lot of people as the tree is helpful in providing so much to survive. This plant is highly valuable for commercial use as it produces an edible oil known as Babassu oil. The fruit of Babassu plant is utilized in medicines, refreshments and in beauty products. In some regions, the fruit is also used to make flour and the leaves are used to make thatch for houses. Also, it can be used to make house dividers and the stems can be used for timbers. In some of the places, people harvest the Babassu nuts in large numbers because these nuts are the only source of income for them. Thus, it is a plant which can be utilized for different purposes.

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Organic Cassia Essential Oil

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Organic Cassia Essential Oil

Essential oils are worth using when it comes to your skincare and healthcare. Not only this, if you want to have a pleasant feeling and want to feel relaxed, you can diffuse some of the essential oils and enjoy their aroma. Let’s have a look at Cassia and its essential oil which dates to biblical times.

Cassia, also known as Chinese cinnamon (or Cassia bark), belongs to the family Lauraceae. It is an evergreen tree native to China and Burma. Botanically known as Cinnamomum cassia, it is a close relative to true cinnamon, also known as Ceylon cinnamon. The difference between Cassia and Cinnamon is that they are from two different plants. Cassia is from ‘Cinnamomum cassia’ whereas Cinnamon is from ‘Cinnamomum zeylanicum’. Cassia is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. This plant is known for its strong, spicy aroma and has a sweeter taste than that of cinnamon. It is useful in many ways from aromatic and topical use to culinary use.

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