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GALBANUM

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Botanical Name: Ferula galbaniflua

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Resin

Color: Clear

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Description: Fresh, balsamic, woody

Galbanum Oil Uses: Abscesses, bronchitis, muscle aches, rheumatism, scars, wounds

 

GERANIUM

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Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens / Pelargonium asperum

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Leaves

Color: Clear to Amber

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Description: Floral, fresh, sweet

Geranium Oil Uses: Acne, cellulites, lice, menopause

 

GERANIUM, ROSE

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Botanical Name: Matricaria chamomilla

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Flowers/Buds

Color: Blue

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatic Description: Sweet, fruity

German Chamomile Oil Uses: Abscesses, arthritis, cystitis, dermatitis, insomnia

 

GERMAN CHAMOMILE

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Botanical Name: Matricaria chamomilla

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Flowers/Buds

Color: Blue

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatic Description: Sweet, fruity

German Chamomile Oil Uses: Abscesses, arthritis, cystitis, headache, insomnia, rheumatism, sores

 

GINGER

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Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Root

Color: Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatic Description: Warm, spicy, earthy

Ginger Oil Uses: Aching muscles, poor circulation
 

GRAPEFRUIT

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Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi

Common Method of Extraction: Cold Press

Part Typically Used: Rind (Peel)

Color: Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatic Description: Citrusy

Grapefruit Oil Uses: Cellulitis, skin, toxin build-up

 

GURJUM BALSAM

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Botanical Name: Dipterocarpus jourdainii

Common Method of Extraction: Steam

Part Typically Used: Balsam

Color: Clear

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Description: Sweet, peppery

Gerjum Balsum Uses: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, colitis

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