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Essential Oils as Herbal Medicine

Essential oils are volatile liquids which are distilled or pressed from plants and plant matter (even parts of plants such as seeds). One of the factors which determine the purity of an essential oil is it's chemical constituents. These constituents are affected by many different things including but not limited to: the plant parts used, soil conditions, fertilizer used, geographic region, climate, altitude, season of harvest and distillation process.

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