METHODS OF DISTILLATION

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Distillery

So lets look at some of the methods of distilling essential oils.  There are 3 basic ways in which essential oils are extracted from plants:  Steam distillation, cold pressing, and resin tapping.  I have had the pleasure to visit the Mona, Utah farm 3 times now and see and tour the distillation area.  Some day I hope to visit other … Read More

ANSWERS TO 8 OF THE MOST COMMON EO QUESTIONS

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From the Young Living blog: Whether you’re a die-hard essential oil fan or just getting started, you probably have questions about essential oils.  Maybe you’re searching for answers to, “Are essential oils safe for kids?” and “What’s a Vitality oil anyway?” and maybe even “What the heck are essential oils?” Well, you came to the right place! Lets answer all … Read More

Do Essential Oils Expire? – Lindsey Elmore, Pharmacist

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As a Young Living essential oil user for several years I get asked this question frequently.  While you will see expiration dates on some brands of essential oils, you will not find one on Young Living oils.  Here is some information by Lindsey Elmore, Pharmacist, answering this question. “Essential oils are known to have long shelf lives, but do they … Read More

JUST SAY NO TO CHEAP ESSENTIAL OILS

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I posted a article here on my blog about the essential oils fad and how new essential oil companies are popping up at an alarming rate.  What is more alarming to me (and scary) is the fact they are not pure and therefore not safe. These are the types of oils that are giving the use of pure quality essential … Read More

ESSENTIAL OILS: JUST A PASSING FAD?

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Definition of fad: I googled the definition of ‘fad’ and here are some of the definitions:  A desirable trend characterized with lots of enthusiasm and energy over a short period of time.  A style, activity, or interest that is very popular for a short period of time.  A temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc., especially one followed enthusiastically by a … Read More