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Essential Oil Profile: Citronella

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Latin Name: Cymbopogon winterianus Family: Poaceae (Gramineae) Plant Part: Leaves (some include stems) Method: Distillation Note/Element: Note: Top Element: Wood Functional Groups: Alcohol, Ester, Aldehyde Type: Stimulating Ayurvedic Dosha (Balance): Pitta, Kapha Scent: Lemony, slightly fruity For Skin Type: Oily Cautions: Not during pregnancy;skin sensitizing; do not take orally. Physical Uses: Colds, flu, cooling, perspiration, sore muscles and joints, toothaches, digestive issues, rheumatism, fatigue anti bacterial, oily skin and fungal. Mental/Emotional Uses: Mental fatigue, emotionally uplifting, calmness. Other Uses: Insect repellent for flying insects, especially mosquitoes. apply a drop to a bandana to ward off insects or add 15 drops...

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Cistus (Labdanum, Rock Rose)

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The Therapeutic Benefits Of Cistus ladaniferus Physical (BODY) Antiviral Antibacterial Helps in healing skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, infections...) Toning & Tightening(the skin) Good for mature skin Helps with pain Known for it support the respiratory system Psychological/emotional (Mind & Spirit) Soothing, calming Quiets the mind Meditative Cistus is considered one of the ancient spiritual oils with a history of being used in incense as an aid to meditation and centering. Many authorities believe that Cistus is the “Rose of Sharon” mentioned in the bible. -naturesgift.com                                                                            photos from Fordville gardens Grounding Uplifting Cistus stimulates the five senses- touch, smell, taste,...

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Essential Oil Profile: Cistus (Labdanum , Rock Rose)

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Essential Oils Profile: Cistus (Labedamum , Rock Rose Latin Name: Cistus ladaniferus Family: Cistaceae Plant Part: Leaves Method:Distillation Typical Country: Portugal, Spain Note/Element: Note:Middle/Base. Elements: Metal Functional Groups: Terpene, alcohol, ester, phenol, aldehyde, keytone Type: Relaxing Ayurvedic Dosha( Balances): Vata, Pitta Scent: Sweet,herbaceous, floral overtones, warm, amber For Skin Type: Dry, mature, sensitive Cautions: Do Not Use During Pregnancy Physical Uses: Cuts, slows bleeding in cuts, paper cuts, scars, mature skin, colds, flu,       cough Mental/Emotional Uses: Nervousness, insomnia, trauma, anxiety, PMS/PMT, adictions, aromatherapy 's "rescue remedy",soothing, calming, meditative Other Uses: Combine with Rosa rubiginosa for mature skin, fine lines, scars...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon Powder, Sticks and Cinnamon Essential Oil

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First of all let me begin by saying cinnamon is very strong, you must use caution when using it. Cinnamon comes from the bark of several varieties of the evergreen trees that belongs to the genus Cinnamomum. The cinnamon essential oil Cinnamomum zeylanicun is distilled from the bark,stems and/or leaves( Cinnamomun verum) .The essential oil distilled from the bark is concentrated or very strong and very expensive. As aromatherapist we usually use cinnamon essential oils from the leaf, Cinnamomum verum it's less expensive and it's not as strong as the bark. All cinnamon essential oils must be diluted. I never...

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Essential Oil Profile: Cinnamon

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Latin Name: Cinnamomum verum Family: Lauraceae Plant Part: Leaf, Bark Method: Distillation Note/Element: Note:Top (Leaf), Middle/Base (Bark), Element: Fire Functional Group: Alcohol, Ester, Phenol, Aldehyde Type:Stimulating Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata(not for use on skin, irritating), Kapha (not for use on skin, irritating) Scent: Rich, Sweet, Spicy, Sharp, Penetrating For Skin Type: None (irritating) Cautions: Not during preganancy. beware: irritating to the skin. Physical Uses: Colds, flu, cough, nausea, digestion, infection (via diffusion), tonic Other Uses: Christmas scent, candles, potpourri Blends Well With: Citrus, lavender, spices, woods, patchouli, rose, roots Possible Substitutions: Clove, cardamon Resources: Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification...

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