Essential Oils

Spotlight On: Clary Sage

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Clary sage

Steam distilled from the flowering tops of the Salvia sclarea plant, clary sage essential oil is one of the most powerful relaxants of all the essential oils. Continue reading

Spotlight On: Carrot Seed Essential Oil

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This steam distilled essential oil from India is most commonly found in skin care products, thanks to its skin cell regenerative properties and its ability to increase elasticity in the skin. It is also wonderful for healing scars, softening callouses, soothing irritated skin and reducing the effects of rosacea, and is great for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Continue reading

Spotlight On: Cedarwood

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Cedarwood: Balancing & Calming

Cedarwood is a beautifully calming essential oil with a lovely sweet, clean scent. A hint of sap and earth make this oil a perfect inclusion in blends with citrus oils like blood orange, lemon or grapefruit; cardamom; marjoram, clary sage or geranium; or bergamot or petitgrain. Continue reading

Spotlight on: Rose

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Pink roses

Though expensive, rose otto essential oil has so many noteworthy benefits that it’s worth incorporating in blends, in its diluted form and in skincare products. Continue reading

Featured Retailer: Bespoke Aromatics

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Name and location of retailer: Bespoke Aromatics, 22 King Street West, Cobourg ON

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