Product Information & FAQ
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are the highly concentrated version of the natural oils in plants. Through a process called distillation, most commonly by steam or water, many parts of the plants are being used. Some examples are plant roots, leaves, stems, flowers, or bark. After distillation, the outcome is a highly concentrated portion of essential oil, which will have the characteristic, fragrance and properties of the plant from which it was extracted. It contains the true essence of the plant which derived from. This includes the smell, but also the plant’s healing properties and other plant characteristics.
Folk medicine since ancient times has made use of essential oils in medicinal practices.
How do Essential Oils affect the human body?
Essential oils cross the blood to brain barrier- The blood–brain barrier is composed of high-density cells that resist passage of substances from the bloodstream. The molecules of essential oils are all not only small, but lipid soluble as well. Essential oils of every species cross the blood-brain barrier. Essential oils are fat soluble, this makes them easy to enter into the blood tissue of the brain, thus affecting brain function and delivering its therapeutic, herbal benefits. Thus, when you use essential oils properly, you can affect your brain and consequently other parts of your body that regulate various functions – from hormone production, adrenal support, memory storage, emotional balance, and more. We encourage you to do your own extended research and learn all of the different systems of the body that essential oils can affect!
Are Essential Oils the same as fragrance/perfume?
Essential oils are not the same as perfume or fragrance oils. Perfume oils are artificially created in a chemist’s lab by the use of synthetic ingredients, while essential oils are a product of nature. Although essential oils are not perfume, they will make for a great alternative to a chemical filled fragrance! Stay tuned- we plan for regular product releases in the future for things like essential oil jewelry that work great for this intended purpose!
What is a "100% pure oil?
A 100% pure essential oil means that you’re purchasing just that oil, and not an essential oil blend or a bottle that has oil blended together with carrier oils. All Nature's Soul Essential Oils are 100% Pure.