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Where Do Essential Oils Come From?

Where Do Essential Oils Come From?

Despite their rise in popularity, there still seems to be an air of mystery around where essential oils come from and how they differ from other oils. So here it is, a simple biological answer to the question: where do essential oils come from? Essential oils come from plants and are actually produced by the plant for several reasons. Essential oils can help competing vegetation from growing within the area, serve as a defense against insects or other animals and protect plants from bacteria and fungus.  Depending on the plant, essential oils are stored in different places such as on...