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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

NATURAL PERSERVATIVES...



Hello fabulous naturals!

As some of us may know Essential oils can be used for many, many different reasons, the pleasant smell, nourishing qualities and the preservative qualities  Below is a small list of a few ,(but not limited to) the  Essential oils that can be used as natural preservatives...this can be great for those of us who love to make lots of our hair products ourselves...naturally.

Thyme
Origanum
Sweet Orange
Lemongrass
Rose
Clove
Eucalyptus
Peppermint
Rose geranium
Meadow sweet
Chinese anise
Orris
Cinnamon
Wild Thyme
Anise
Mustard
Chinese Cinnamon
Rosemary
Cumin
Neroli
Birch
Lavender
Melissa Balm
Ylang Ylang
Juniper
Sweet Fennel
Garlic
Lemon
Cajeput
Sassafras
Heliotrope
Parsley
Violet

                                                                                ENJOY!!!

8 comments:

BreukelensFinest said...

i love natural preservatives and i put them in my butters so the oils don't go rancid

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zainab1 said...

@BreukelensFinest..me to!...Thanks for stopping by, take care:)

ChocolateOrchid said...

Awesome! I never knew that this list was so extensive.

zainab1 said...

@ChocolateOrchid...cool right!!:)

Take care:)

Tinuke said...

I love this!! I never knew Rosemary and Perppermint were preservatives. I already add them to my butters and leave-ins. Another awesome post Zainab

zainab1 said...

@Tinuke...thanks! and the two that you mentioned are two of my fav's.

Take care:)

Tiffany said...

for the record, they are not all priced the same. the sweet orange is cheap!

zainab1 said...

@Tiffany, yes, I know some are pricey! but, great:)

Thanks for stopping by, take care