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Jasmine (Jasminum officinale)

What is Jasmine? Ancient cultures used jasmine bath oil and jasmine soap both as a perfume and as a beauty treatment, believing that jasmine essential oil would improve one’s skin and hair appearance. Historians have also found that jasmine is native to China and the northern regions of India. Eventually, the Moors brought jasmine to …

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Juniper berries

Juniper (Juniperus Communis)

What is Juniper? Juniper has been used for medicinal and spiritual purposes for centuries. Many of the earliest prehistoric people lived in or near juniper forests which furnished them food, fuel, and wood for shelter or utensils. Juniper was commonly burned as incense and as a fumigant by ancient Greeks. This oil has a clean, …

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