What Are Essential Oils?

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. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.

You will find our favorite oils and blends in limited quantity on our shelves at Flow or you can order them here and enjoy a wholesale discount.  If you are curious about becoming a wellness advocate, and sharing your love for oils with others, we are building Flow's team. Fill out the form below and we will get back to you.  We also host monthly workshops on using essential oils for health, home and wellness. 

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How Do I Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:

Aromatic - Certain essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing. Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air of unwanted odors.

Topical - Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically.

Internal - Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.