A G U I D E T O E S S E N T I A L O I L S
How are they extracted?
The most common way is by Steam Distillation. Steam passes through the plant material and gentle pressure is applied to release the essential oil. Each plant is unique and needs different times, pressures and temperature to effectively extract the essential oils. It requires skill.
Where do you source your essential oils?
At Luxe Bath and Beauty, we source our essential oils from only the best companies. We have done our research and are confident in the essential oils we use in our products. Each essential oil has been thoroughly tested by our suppliers to ensure quality and efficacy. They are also harvested by reputable growers.
What are the benefits of essential oils?
The benefits are countless. Each individual oil has its own unique properties and abilities. For example, Lavender is known for its calming affect on the body and mind. Lemon is uplifting and an excellent household cleaner. Eucalyptus can help with nasal congestion. And Peppermint can help with headaches. For more information relating to each Essential Oil, please see the individual listings here.
What are they?
Essentially, they are natural oils carefully extracted from a flower, seed, bark, stem, fruit and other parts of a plant. Inhaling, diffusing or applying certain essential oils onto your skin can have a therapeutic affect. They stimulate areas of your brain. Essential oils are very powerful and can improve your health and wellbeing. They can also be used around the home - from scenting it, to cleaning it (you'll find many diy recipes for natural cleaners and more online).