5 Cool Facts I Bet you Did Not Know About Essential Oils!
Essential oils are "the" hot item right now! I had seen my mom using them and claiming they worked but I won't lie I was a skeptic.
My grandmother started using them shortly after and that is who my daughter always wants to spend the night with on the weekends. My daughter was not feeling so hot on Friday afternoon so I figured she would want to stay home with her mommy. But NO she wanted to go to grandma's house!
WHY you may ask. Her answer was clear, I don't feel good and every time I start feeling this way granny puts the diffuser one in the room with and/or rubs me down with her special oils and I feel A LOT better. She continued with, Mommy you don't have those oils.
So, I got curious and started digging around to find more information on these essential oils.
Here are 5 really Cool Things That I DID NOT Know About Essential Oils and I Bet You DID NOT either!!
-Essential Oils are Made 100% Naturally! Yes, that's right! So why aren't more people using them, people like DOCTORS? Well, of course, because the pharmacy can't "remake" them and brand them as there own, and therefore, cannot make a profit off of them!
-Essential Oils are NOT Actually OILS! WHAT??? Yep, they’re highly concentrated plant constituents that possess potent medicinal and cosmetic qualities. Confusing, right? They aren’t technically oils because they don’t contain fatty acids, which is what makes up an actual oil.
-Essential Oils are NOT the same as Fragrance Oils. Many people are under the impression that essential oils and fragrance oils are one in the same, but they’re anything but. In fact, one of the best clues to an oil being synthetic rather than natural is that it uses the word “fragrance” or “perfume.” Don’t be fooled by the term “natural fragrance” either – natural in this instance has no meaning at all.
-Essentials are NOT as expensive as most people think! When properly stored in a dark glass bottle in a cool, dry place, essential oils last for at least five years, and often as long as ten years. And, considering that the oils are extremely concentrated, taking just a tiny amount for any application, they usually last for a very long time. If you do the math, you’ll discover that essential oils are a real bargain. Do keep in mind that there is one exception: citrus oils tend to have a reduction in potency after two years.
-Essential Oils work More Quickly than Most OTC Medicines! Because essential oils are lipid soluble, which means that they’re capable of going through cell walls, oils can start working in as little as 20 minutes time.
These are just a very few of the MANY Totally Awesome Facts about Essential Oils!! Want to know more?? Here is an exclusive link to the Young Living Essential Oil Website!! Click Here!
What is your FAVORITE Cool Fact about Essential Oils? I would love if you could share it below!
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