What is an Essential Oil?
A natural, volatile, aromatic substance that can be extracted (mainly by distillation or expression) from a plant. Among other uses, the scents are employed in aromatherapy and perfume making.
Use this photo gallery to learn about some of the most popular essential oils. A description of the oils' properties and a category for use are included.
Click here to read The Essence of Essential Oils for a more in-depth look at essential oils and how to use them for maximum benefit.