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4 Types Of Essential Oils

4 Types Of Essential Oils


A lot about organic and the term has been talked about. These days, the organic certification is stamped across packaging for food, skincare products, or even the materials used to make clothes. People who are familiar with produce grown organically will accept that organic carrots are very skinny, or organic tomatoes may not even be fresh red. It is, however, also the same for essential oils since they are derived from plants - An organic oil isn't always going to smell good or meet standards.


Natural essential oils which match the correct or preferred scent profile are one of the most costly because of its These oils are not organic but they are 100% natural, and usually produce considerable quality and more stable scent profiles.


This unique category of oils is When faced with a poor harvest, distillers may sometimes end up with oils with a weak scent. In order to avoid waste, the distiller or middle man trader may add component from another plant to correct its scent profile. These components are still natural and extracted from plants, hence the label "plant-derived". You could say this is like an enhanced or modified oil, while technically still identified as "synthetic-free" due to its content. These oils - arguably - also contain similar, if not the same, therapeutic effects as essential oils.

While it sounds quite controversial, rather than used as a way to sell essential oil, laboratories have been researching this extensively in order to produce natural alternatives for pesticides for crop, or mosquito repellents.


Nature-identical oils are derived from alternative natural and synthetic sources, has an identical scent of essential oils, and are often obtained and sold at lower prices. Aromatherapists generally do not accept or use oils from this category.