What you smell is the essential oil of those plants, the very thing that gives them their fragrance.
What does EO stand for?
EO stands for Essential Oil
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- Epilepsy Ontario (Thornhill, ON, Canada)
- Equal Opportunity
- Equality Officer
- Equipment Operator (Navy Seabee rating)
- Erasable Optical
- Escrow Officer
- Esperanto (ISO Language Code)
Samples in periodicals archive:
From the different schools of essential oil applications, let's discuss the topical application of neat (undiluted) therapeutic-grade oils along with their inhalation.
An aromatic essence cannot be considered a true essential oil unless it has been produced through a process of either distillation or cold expression.