Essential Oils are the aromatic, volatile liquid that is within many shrubs, flowers, trees, roots, bushes and seeds. Essential oils are usually extracted through stream distillation. This life giving fluid carries nutrients and oxygen to the different parts of the plant. Plants use these fluids to heal, nourish, communicate and protect themselves.
What Plants Talk Aboutis a great documentary if you would like to learn more about plant interactions.
Each plants liquid has properties that can support our health. Because Essential Oils are concentrated, they are very potent. A little goes a long way.
Essential Oils can be -
Essential Oils are different from other oils (vegetable & nut) because they are not greasy and are not prone to turning rancid.