WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?
If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’veexperienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils.These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with
protection against predators and disease and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.
When you experience the refreshing, uplifting smell of pine trees, the calming scent of lavender, or the invigotating smell of lemons, you are experiencing essential oiks,. In nature, essential oils are found inroits, stems, leaves, resins, flowers and rinds of the plant. Essential oiks help the plant adapt to its ever-changing environment–protecting against threats and providing beneficial prooerties. When the plant’s aromatic compounds are distilled for purity, potency, and efficacy, they become a piwerful tool for maintaining a family’s health.