Artisan Aromatics carries 6 different types of Lavender essential oil. While all are Lavandula angustifolia, they vary subtly in aroma and effect depending on where they were grown.
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Including an Infographic and our Guidelines for Safe Usage of Essential Oils.
Using undiluted essential oils on the skin substantially increases the risk of skin irritation and sensitization reactions and also increases the risk of systemic toxicity and drug interaction.
To some extent, the definition you get may depend on who you ask.
The invention of steam distillation contributed significantly to the development of perfumery, in perfecting the extraction of fragrances. The steam distillation technology significantly influenced Western scientific developments.
There is no regulation of aromatherapy quality for essential oils. Any company can use these terms, whether or not the essential oils they sell are truly appropriate for aromatherapy.
The term “therapeutic quality” simply means that the oils are of the very best quality and are completely natural with no components added or removed.
Enfleurage is a technique of extracting the aromatic oils from flowers that goes back thousands of years to the days of the pharaohs in Egypt. Enfleurage Essential Oils are extremely rare.