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Clary Sage

Clary Sage Purchase Clary Sage Oil – Wholesale – CLICK HERE Latin Name: salvia sclarea Alternative Name: clarry, orvale, toute-bonne, clear eye, see bright, eye bright Forms Available: essential oil, leaf Clary Sage – salvia sclarea – Its scent is fruity, floral, herbaceous, nutty and heavy. This is a relaxing, warming oil which eases nervous tension. Known […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 30th, 2009, 12:44 pm by   Comments Off on Clary Sage   

Cleavers

Cleavers Latin Name: galium aparine Alternative Name: goosegrass, bedstraw, barweed, goosebill, grip grass, sticky-willy, scratweed Forms Available: ariel parts Cleavers – galium aparine – This herb can be eaten. It is used as a coffee, a tea, and as a vegetable. Medicinally, it is used as both a diuretic and detoxifier. Applied as a poultice, […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 29th, 2009, 5:44 pm by   Comments Off on Cleavers   

Clove

Clove Latin Name: syzgium aromaticum Forms Available: essential oil, ground, whole, leaf, flower, bud Clove – syzgium aromaticum – Cloves are the sun-dried unopened flower buds of a dense evergreen tree, they have a strong spiciness that flavors foods and prevents nausea. The flowers are used to soothe aching eyes. Clove oil, from the distillation […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 28th, 2009, 10:44 pm by   Comments Off on Clove   

Club Moss

Club Moss Latin Name: lycopodium selago, clavatum, muscus terrestris repens Alternative Name: selago, foxtail, lycopod, vegetable sulpher, wolf claw, stag’s horn moss, ground pine Forms Available: Above-ground portions of the herb, spores Club Moss – lycopodium selago or clavatum – Also called Selago, Foxtail, Lycopod, Vegetable Sulphur, Wolf Claw or Stag’s Horn Moss. This toxic, […]

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Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter Latin Name: theobroma cacao Forms Available: butter Cocoa Butter – theobroma cacao – cocoa butter is the fat which is obtained by hydraulic pressing of cocoa nib or cocoa mass obtained from the cocoa beans.It could be filtered or centrifuged. This is an all natural process and no solvents are used. It is […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 27th, 2009, 8:44 am by   Comments Off on Cocoa Butter   

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil Latin Name: cocos nucifera Forms Available: oil Coconut Oil – Cocos nucifera – Coconut oil is obtained from copra, the dried “”””meat”””” of coconut. Distillers separate the copra from the hull of the coconut. It is dried, crushed, and then expressed to remove the oil. This coconut becomes liquid at 76 degrees. When […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 26th, 2009, 1:44 pm by   Comments Off on Coconut Oil   

Columbine

Columbine Latin Name: aquilegia canadensis Alternative Name: wild columbine Forms Available: root, flower Columbine – aquilegia canadensis – The flowers are edible but the root should be used with caution as it is both astringent and diuretic. The root has been used, as a weak tea, to treat stomach aches and diarrhoea. The root tea […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 25th, 2009, 6:44 pm by   Comments Off on Columbine   

Combava Petitgrain

Combava Petitgrain Latin Name: citrus hystrix Alternative Name: petitgrain Forms Available: essential oil, leaf Combava Petitgrain – citrus hystrix – steam distilled leaf, Madagascar (organic). Its aroma is almost clove like. Its properties are anti-infectious, antiseptic, liver decongestant, very calming with hormone like properties. Indicated for liver congestion and insufficiencies of the ovaries and testicles. […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 24th, 2009, 11:44 pm by   Comments Off on Combava Petitgrain   

Comfrey

Comfrey Latin Name: symphytum officinale Alternative Name: slippery root, knitbone, backwort, assear, black wort, boneset, bruisewort, consolida, consound, gum plant, healing herb, knit back, yalluc -saxon, ass ear, miracle herb, wallwort Forms Available: leaf, root powder, root Comfrey – symphytum officinale – Also known as Slippery Root, Knitbone or Blackwort. Teas, tinctures and compresses of […]

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Copal

Copal Latin Name: bursera odorata Forms Available: resin Copal – bursera odorata – Copal is a white, pale yellow or yellowish-orange gum resin. When smoldered on charcoal it produces a rich, delicious, piney-lemony fragrance. Copal is North America’s equivalent of Frankincense. While it lacks some of frankincense’s bittersweet odor, it is a fine substitute. When […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Jun 23rd, 2009, 9:44 am by   Comments Off on Copal   

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