This is a compiled glossary and knowledge base of essential oils, soaps, acids, salts, dyes, scents, uses and effects, history etc.

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Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia)

Warnings: Photo toxic oil.

Cautions: Safe for 2 years age and up. Avoid sun light 12 hrs after use of this oil. Can cause burns when used on sensitive skin that has been exposed to sunlight.

Scent: A fruity, refreshing, calming, green and herbaceous scent of citrus fruit.

Uses: Antiseptic. Helps dry skin, oily skin, acne, eczema, cuts and insect bites.  Eases depression, insomnia, stress, mood enhancing.



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Camphor (Cinnamoum Camphora)

Warnings: Avoid during pregnancy, nursing moms and children under 2 years of age.

Cautions: Safe for 2 years age and up. Avoid sun light 12 hrs after use of this oil. Can cause burns when used on sensitive skin that has been exposed to sunlight.

Scent: Camphor has a very characteristic medical odor, much like you would smell in chest rubs.

Uses: Antiseptic. Anti-inflammatory. Helps inflammation, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, sprains, coughs, chest congestion, cold/flu. Eases depression, stress, mood enhancing.



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