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Essential oils are liquids containing aroma compounds from plants; in other words, they contain the stuff that gives a plant its unique smell. For example, the essential “oil of wintergreen” contains the aromatic components of the wintergreen plant and thus smells just like it. In fact, the oils are called “essential” because they contain the fundamental aromatic components of the plant!
Essential oils, in their pure form, have a long history of medicinal use dating back to ancient times. Indeed, since at least ancient Egyptian times, essential oils have been used in a variety of ways to improve both physical and emotional health. This use has continued up until modern day; however, mainstream medicinal practitioners do not generally use essential oils, in part because mainstream medicine tends to depend on clinical studies and relatively few studies are carried out on the aromatic compounds in essential oils. There is relatively little…
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