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Spotlight on: Carrot Oil

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Spotlight On: Carrot Oil   If you have been skincare shopping any time in the last 5 years¬†then you have probably noticed the ingredient retinol. Retinol refers to vitamin A and has several excellent properties for the skin. Vitamin A communicates to cells to act and look healthy and normal. Because vitamin A helps speed…

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Patchouli Essential Oil

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Spotlight on Patchouli Oil   Patchouli is possibly the most divisive¬†essential oil we have run into. People either hate it or they love it. There have been many squabbles during check-in over our only soak with patchouli included--the Appalachia After Dark. While the scent of patchouli is not overwhelming in our particular soak there are…

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The King of Oils: Jasmine

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The King of Oils: Jasmine As the more masculine of floral essential oils, Jasmine is nicknamed the "King of Oils." We feature it in several of our soaks but do you know about the properties of Jasmine that make it such a royal addition?   Pain Relief.¬†Jasmine is a known analgesic and anti-inflammatory. Our Under…

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Vetiver Oil at Wake Foot Sanctuary

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Chrysopogon zizanioides,¬†Vetiver is a rare essential oil. ¬†A perennial grass of the Pocacea family, it is native to India and is commonly called¬†khus. ¬† Vetiver has been used in many cultures throughout history for healing purposes, ceremonies, and more. ¬†Among other things, it is used to strengthen red blood cells and promote oxygen throughout the…

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