• Cooking with Essential Oils

  • Cooking with Essential Oils

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    Maybe you have heard about Essential Oils and wondered what all the fuss was about; or maybe you have started to use them in your home already; but whatever the reason you decided to attend, I am glad you are here. BE BLESSED as you learn more about ESSENTIAL OILS. This class has been created...
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    If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of Essential Oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant....
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    One of the most well-studied areas of aroma research is the effect of smell on EMOTIONS and MOOD. For example, there is convincing evidence demonstrating that simply inhaling the AROMA of an ESSENTIAL OIL is effective for calming nervous or anxious feelings in a variety of settings. The SMELL...
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    OILS vs HERBS Essential Oils are very safe and simple to use when cooking. Drying, procuring, chopping, freezing, and storing of herbs is completely eliminated when you switch to Essential Oils. Most Essential Oils have no expiration date, making them so easy to have on hand with no waste. ...
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    Essential Oils are great for EVERYDAY USE. You can experience the many benefits of Essential Oils by using them to support overall health. Here are the three ways to use them: AROMATIC • Essential Oils, when diffused or inhaled, can be very stimulating, calming, or soothing. • Diffusing...
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    Are you interested in using Essential Oils in the Kitchen, but not sure how to get started? Get ready to experience these powerful flavors in your favorite dishes! Depending on what part of the plant the Essential Oil is extracted from and where the plant is sourced from, the Essential Oil can...
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    1. Add Essential Oils at the END of your cooking. Heat alters the Essential Oils. 2. Use glass or stainless steel bowls when mixing. Essential Oils can break down and damage plastic. 3. Use dropper tops for your 15ml bottles to add precise numbers of oil drops. 4. If using the regular...
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    If a recipe calls for the zest of a citrus fruit, you can use the corresponding Essential Oil instead. Typically you will use one drop of oil to one tsp of citrus zest. Keep in mind that the Essential Oil is extracted from the rind so you won't typically substitute for a citrus juice. Citrus...
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    The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of LEMON make it one of the most versatile oils, not to mention the top-selling Essential Oil. LEMON is frequently added to food to enhance the flavor of desserts and main dishes. Taken internally, LEMON provides cleansing and digestive...
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    WILD ORANGE is a favorite for its fresh, invigorating aroma. It also has a variety of uses from aiding the digestive system to energizing the mind and body. Part of its appeal is thanks to its chemical makeup—WILD ORANGE has a high amount of monoterpenes, which gives the oil purifying and...
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    GRAPEFRUIT Essential Oil can provide an uplifting environment due to its invigorating and energizing aroma, while acting as a purifying agent when added to a skin care routine. Referred to as a “forbidden fruit” and one of the “Seven Wonders of Barbados,” GRAPEFRUIT was first documented in 1750...
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    The METABOLIC BLEND is a proprietary metabolic blend of powerful Essential Oils known to promote a healthy metabolism in a natural way. The flavorful blend of the METABOLIC BLEND helps manage hunger throughout the day while boosting metabolism and promoting a positive mood. The METABOLIC BLEND...
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    When cooking with Mint Oils, try substituting one drop Essential Oil for one tsp dried mint leaves or one tbs fresh mint leaves, such as PEPPERMINT or SPEARMINT. The PEPPERMINT plant is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint and was first described by Carl Linneaus in 1753. A high menthol content...
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    SPEARMINT is widely used in gums, candies, and dental products for its minty taste, and to promote fresh breath. SPEARMINT has been used for centuries for its digestive benefits. Its sweet, refreshing aroma is cleansing and uplifting, making it ideal to evoke a sense of focus and positive mood. ...
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    For oils like BASIL, CILANTRO, DILL, LEMONGRASS, MARJORAM, OREGANO, ROSEMARY, or THYME, start with just a toothpick dipped into the Essential Oil bottle and stir into your other ingredients. Repeat until desired taste is achieved. Known as a popular cooking spice, OREGANO acts as a powerful...
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    The spicy, yet herbal nature of BASIL makes it a versatile oil that can be used to promote focus and alertness, or to add a little extra flavor while cooking. BASIL provides great benefits to both the mind and body due to its high linalool content, making it an ideal application to help reduce...
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    While it is frequently used for cooking, ROSEMARY has long been revered by many cultures for its internal benefits and energizing scent. ROSEMARY is an aromatic, evergreen shrub whose leaves are frequently used to flavor foods such as stuffings, pork, roast lamb, chicken, and turkey. Long...
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    Thought to impart courage to its bearer, THYME was given to knights and warriors before they went into battle by ladies of the Middle Ages. During this same period, THYME was often placed beneath pillows to help promote a peaceful sleep and to ward off nightmares. The ancient Greeks used THYME...
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    The fresh, herbal aroma of CILANTRO Essential Oil makes it useful for cooking, while also providing powerful cleansing and detoxifying properties. The culinary uses and additional benefits of CILANTRO have been documented for centuries. CILANTRO promotes healthy digestion and acts as a powerful...
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    A tall, perennial plant, LEMONGRASS has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries, as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. If you have ever experienced cooking with the herb, the Essential Oil rivals the herb with its amazing punch of flavor. In...
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