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Orris Root

Orris Root Latin Name: Iris germanica var.florentina Alternative Name: florentine iris, queen elizabeth root Forms Available: powder, root Orris Root – iris germanica var.florentina – Orris root has a stout rhizome, swordlike leaves, and large, scented flowers in early summer that range in color from pale blue to white. Other Uses: The orris root has […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 31st, 2009, 7:01 pm by   Comments Off on Orris Root   

Palm Kernel Oil

Palm Kernel Oil Latin Name: elaeis guineensis Forms Available: oil Palm Kernel Oil – elaeis guineensis – This oil is obtained from the kernels, taken from the cracked nuts of the palm. This oil contains large proportions of lauric acid, its chemical composition is quite different from that of palm oil, and is used chiefly […]

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Palm Oil

Palm Oil Latin Name: elaeis guinnesis Forms Available: oil Palm Oil – elaeis guinnesis – Palm oil is produced from the pulp or flesh of the fruit of the oil palm. Palm oil contains an equal proportion of unsaturated acids, containing about 40% oleic acids i.e. monounsaturated, 44% palmitic acids and oleic acids, which are […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 30th, 2009, 9:01 am by   Comments Off on Palm Oil   

Palmarosa

Palmarosa Purchase Palmarosa Oil – Retail – CLICK HERE Purchase Palmarosa Oil – Wholesale – CLICK HERE Latin Name: cymbopogon martinii Forms Available: essential oil Palmarosa – cymbopogon martinii – Powdery, floral, herbaceous, perhaps with a hint of rose. It is antifungal and antiviral. Indicated for bronchitis, birthing, regeneration of the skin, and regulating oil […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 29th, 2009, 4:00 pm by   Comments Off on Palmarosa   

Paprika

Paprika Latin Name: capsicum annum Alternative Name: cayenne, hot pepper, tabasco pepper, capsicum, Forms Available: ground Paprika – capsicum annum Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Capsicum is a vital ingredient in creams designed to increase circulation by heat generated. [Purchase Paprika Based Products] – [Essential Depot]

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Parsley

Parsley Purchase Parsley Oil – Wholesale – CLICK HERE Latin Name: petroselinum sativum, petroselinum crispum Alternative Name: devil’s oatmeal, percely, persil, petersilie, petroselinum, roc parsley Forms Available: essential oil, root, leaf, seed Parsley – petroselinum sativum also crispum – Parsley is a taprooted biennial with solid stems, triangular, toothed and curled leaves divided into three […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 28th, 2009, 6:00 am by   Comments Off on Parsley   

Passionflower

Passionflower Latin Name: passiflora incarnata Alternative Name: maypop, passiflora, apricot vine, passion vine, flower of the five wounds Forms Available: leaf, flower, fruit Passionflower – passiflora incarnata – This herb is a very well used sedating and tranquillising plant. It has even been added to many pharmaceutical medications that treat disorders that manifest from nervous […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 27th, 2009, 1:00 pm by   Comments Off on Passionflower   

Patchouli

Patchouli Purchase Patchouli Oil – Retail – CLICK HERE Purchase Patchouli Oil – Wholesale – CLICK HERE Latin Name: Pogostemon patchouli, heyeanus Alternative Name: pucha-pot, pucha-pat Forms Available: essential oil, leaf Patchouli – Pogostemon patchouli or heyeanus – This tender, aromatic herb has upright, square stems with soft oval leaves and whorls of whitish flowers […]

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Paw Paw Tree

Paw Paw Tree Latin Name: asimina triloba Alternative Name: papaw, pawpaw, asiminer Forms Available: leaf, fruit, seed, bark Paw Paw Tree – asimina triloba – The fruit of the paw paw tree is edible and is used in desserts. Medicinally, the paw paw is laxative, diuretic, emetic and narcotic. The fruit itself is laxative. The […]

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Peach Leaves

Peach Leaves Latin Name: prunus persica Alternative Name: peach Forms Available: leaf, fruit Peach Leaves – prunus persica – The leaves are demulcent, diuretic, astringent, expectorant and sedative. Internally, they are used in the treatment of coughs, bronchitis, and gastritis. Also can be used to relieve vomiting although, due to the diuretic properties of these […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Dec 25th, 2009, 10:04 am by   Comments Off on Peach Leaves   

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