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    Essentially Oils with Linda

    "Worth its weight in gold" is a phrase commonly used to denote something of extreme value. However, its literal significance may not always be implied. In the case of myrrh resin, historical records confirm its literal value in gold at various points in history. Derived from the gummy resin of a...
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    The story of Clove begins in the volcanic Maluku Islands of Indonesia, where the clove tree was born. Through a journey of twists and turns, the tree arrived in Europe and eventually made it to Africa. The people of the island nation of Madagascar quickly developed expertise in the cultivation of...
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    In the vibrant Gran Chaco Forest of Paraguay in South America grows an endangered species found nowhere else in the world. The stately, towering Guaiacwood tree (say “gwy-ack-wood”) thrives in the precise balance of soil and climate provided in this forest. Each year more than 1,000 kg of...
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