What are essential oils? Let me answer with an example. When you scratch the skin of a lemon or orange, you will get a hit of a wonderful, fresh, citrus smell. You will also see little droplets on the skin where you scratched. Those droplets make up the essential oil or essence of the fruit.
If you are a newbie, having a full list of essential oils is a great place to start learning about oils. Just so you know, there are a lot … and I mean … a lot of oils. I compiled a list of 123. Check them out below. Full List of Essential Oils A Agarwood
If you are looking for a good carrier oils list, you have certainly come to the right place. I've got over 35 of them listed out below. Carrier Oils List Apricot kernel (Prunus armeniaca) Avocado (Persea americana) Argan (Argania spinosa) Baobab (Adansonia digitata) Black currant seed (Ribes nigrum) Borage (Borago officinalis) Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
I need a bit of chemistry to explain this, so bear with me. The main difference between carrier oils and essential oils is: essential oils disappear fast, in a matter of hours. Carrier oils do not. Why does that happen? Well, essential oils mostly contain small, light, volatile, organic molecules... Molecules like limonene, linalool, and
Doing a patch test is a must when it comes to using essential oils and carrier oils. Here's my reason why: I must admit I was a terrible test-before-you-buy purchaser. I wasn't good at testing-before-you-lather-all-over-your-face either. That's why my friends would always ask me why my face was so red all the time. It hadn't