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Essential Oils for Anxiety

Anxiety is your body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about what's to come. The first day of school, going to a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most people to feel fearful and nervous. In today's world, we're all overwhelmed and loaded with stress. Luckily though, taking some time during the day to pause and reflect can do wonders to our overall well-being!  Aromatherapy is a very powerful tool when used correctly - the soothing smells of essential oils can help us calm down, find balance and re-center. Anxiety relief can be...

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How Essential Oils Are Made

Producing essential oils of the highest grades is truly an art form. It takes a delicate balance of time, temperature and pressure during the distillation process to ensure the most complete range of molecular components is extracted. The finer oils will have the most wonderful aromatic bouquets for this reason - they contain a breadth of compounds when inhaled together give an oil a brilliant aroma. Relatively few essential oils are produced in this manner - many are destined for large manufacturing processes, and will not have the same aromas and therapeutic effects of the highest-grade oils. Therapeutic and spiritual use...

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