If you have ever enjoyed the fragrance of a plant or flower then you have experienced the benefits of essential oils. Essential oils are aromatic compounds found in plants, seeds, bark, roots, grass, flowers and the rind of citrus fruits and essentially serve as the immune system of the plant – protecting the plant from environmental and physical predators, while also giving the plant its distinct smell. Essential oils have been used for centuries to support the human body and can be found in many health and beauty products as well as foods!
Pure, therapeutic grade essential oils are perfect for any individual or family looking to incorporate natural products into their home, reducing their exposure to many harmful chemicals found in many of todays products including beauty and self-care products, cleaning supplies and other over the counters. Read ahead to learn more about essential oils and why I believe there is a place for them in every home!