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    Essential Oils for Babies & Infants – Teething, Sleep, Diaper Rash & Eczema

    Essential Oils for Babies and Infants Using essential oils for children, babies, and infants can be a great way to ...
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    Essential Oils for Skin In the 21st century, essential oils have gained popularity as effective therapeutic, aromatic, and cosmetic agents. Highly ...
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    Eucalyptus Essential Oil
    Eucalyptus Essential Oil Eucalyptus essential oil comes from leaves and branches of the eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus).1,6 This native Australian evergreen ...
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    Discover the top evening primrose oil uses and benefit including easy evening primrose oil acne treatments and how to use evening primrose oil during pregnancy.
    Evening Primrose Oil For those who are new to aromatherapy, you may be wondering what is evening primrose oil? Originating ...
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    bergamot essential oil
    Bergamot Essential Oil Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a pear-shaped member of the citrus family of trees. The fruit itself is sour, ...
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    cypress essential oil uses and benefits
    Cypress Essential Oil Cypress essential oil is derived from the Italian Cypress tree, or Cupressus sempervirens. A member of the evergreen ...
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    Essential Oil Regulation

    Organic Claims

    The USDA Certified Organic Seal is the only recognized standard for organic essential oils. In order for an essential oil to be considered USDA organic, it must meet all USDA production, labeling, manufacturing and sourcing requirements. There are four organic labeling categories a product may be classified under.

    Therapeutic Grade Oils

    As the demand for essential oils increases, new terms have been introduced to describe the oil’s purported quality as a way of remaining competitive in the marketplace. Of these terms, ‘Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil’ is commonly displayed on labels and in advertising. It’s important to note that with no standard definition, or pre-market approval by the FDA, the term ‘Therapeutic Grade’ is simply a marketing term, and does not indicate an oil’s quality or purity.

    Product Testing

    Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) is one of the most popular and standardized methods of testing essential oils. This form of testing allows scientific researchers, suppliers, manufacturers and businesses to determine the essential oil purity and quality. Results are often compared against a reliable sample to determine optimal quality, or changes from batch to batch.