Curious about essential oils, but not sure where to begin? This excellent beginner’s guide to essential oils is extremely informative and will give you a basic idea about essential oils. From what they are to how they are used, this post will lay a nice foundation for you in your research of essential oils.
“Over the past few months I’ve become more and more interested in using essential oils. As I’ve been learning and experimenting, essential oils have become an important part of my life. Many of you are new to essential oils and I wanted to create a beginners guide to essential oils to help get you started in your journey with essential oils too!
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. If you have ever enjoyed the gift of a rose, a walk by a field of lavender, or the smell of fresh cut mint, you have experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. In addition to giving plants their distinctive smells, essential oils provide plants with protection against predators and disease and play a role in plant pollination. Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends depending on user experience and desired benefit.
Try this at home: Squeeze the peel of a ripe orange. The fragrant residue on your hand is full of essential oils.
Essential oils are administered in three ways:”