Category Archives: Essential Oil Science

Frankincense: Sacra, Carteri or Seratta? The Science and Scents

With three kinds of Frankincense, with three distillation methods, which one do you choose? What’s the differences and similarities between all Ananda’s offerings? Here’s the scoop (and why you might want our free Frankincense sampler pack, available with your next … Continue reading

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Scientific Research Says Inhaling Essential Oils Will Reduce Stress!

Science is validating that ‘aroma’-therapy can significantly reduce cortisol levels in humans through simple inhalation of essential oils! At the end of this post is the abstract of an important study which concludes that inhalation of Rose essential oil or ‘Rose Otto‘ can … Continue reading

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CO2-Extracted Oils: Why They’re So Awesome, How They’re Different than Steam Distillates, and Making The Best Choices for Your Uses

Our wildcrafted and organic ‘CO2 extracts’ are some of the very finest oils  at Ananda, oils which are not commonly available at the ‘major’ essential oil companies. Here’s a little tutorial on how they’re made, and why they have profound … Continue reading

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