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Essential Oil Myth #2

by PeterK
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Myth: The Order Essential Oils Are Blended Matters Myth: The order in which you blend the oils in an aromatherapy blend changes the chemistry and the odor of the blend and makes a difference therapeutically. Fact: For the chemistry of a blend to be different depending on the order of the mixed ingredients there would have to be chemical reactions taking place at each stage of the blending to cause such differences. But since most essential oils contain components that are common to many different oils, gladly this is not typically a possibility under normal conditions. Think about it, if [...]
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Essential Oil Myth

by PeterK
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Myth: Oils Without Additives Do Not Freeze Myth: REAL essential oils without additives DO NOT Freeze because there is no water in them. If there is no water left and nothing is added to an essential oil like peppermint, it shouldn’t freeze. Fact: The truth is EVERY essential oil will freeze (just as every other liquid on earth will) if you get the temperature low enough and water has nothing to do with it. There are several oils that will freeze in a household freezer and some in the refrigerator and still others that are solid at room temperature. Every [...]