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Uses of Essential Oils

  • Traverse the Taiga with the Benefits of Siberian Fir Essential Oil (Updated April 2020)

    Not all fir essential oils are the same. The more common are made from Silver fir and White fir, and some, like Douglas fir essential oil, aren’t made from true firs at all. Aroma Foundry’s fir essential oil is made from A. siberica, also known as Siberian fir. It is indigenous to Russia and Canada, and the fresh scent produced from its strongly aromatic leaves is less citrus-y and more woody than other types. But what makes Siberian fir different from the others?
  • Spearmint Essential Oil: Uses & Health Benefits of the Gentler Mint (Updated April 2020)

    Spearmint is one of at least 30 species of mint plants. It is native to the Mediterranean region but it can also be naturally found in Europe and Asia. Spearmint is primarily well-known for its culinary uses because of its flavorsome and aromatic qualities, but it also has a long history of use as a medicinal agent.

    To date, it is one of the most widely recognized herbs around the world. Its uses spans across various industries, including cosmetics, medicine, horticulture and, as previously mentioned, culinary.

  • Saving Graces of Sage Essential Oil: Uses, Benefits, and Recipes (Updated April 2020)

    Sage has had thousands of years to prove its abilities, and the fact that it is still in use today is a testament to how beneficial it truly is. The Ancient Greeks and Romans held sage in high regard, and so does Aroma Foundry. We make sure that our sage essential oil is of the highest quality, because sage -- and our customers -- deserve the best treatment.