5 Amazing Facts about Essential Oils
1.It taken 4000 pounds of Bulgarian roses to produce just one pound of Rose oil.
2.To test your essential oil for purity, place a drop on a piece of construction paper and wait 15 minutes. If there is an oily spot left, the essential oil is not pure.
3.Essential oils can be combined itself to create more powerful blends.
4.Some plants provide more than one oil. For example: from the orange tree you get neroli oil from the blossom, petitgrain oil from the leaves and orange oil from the fruit. From the juniper tree you get juniper berry oil from the fruit and juniper berry oil from the needle.
5.Citrus oils, such as lemon, lemongrass, orange and grapefruit oils, have been found to boost positive thoughts and enhance mood.