Aromatherapy 101

Welcome to Eden Botanicals' Aromatherapy 101, an online aromatherapy resource. Here you will find information on various extraction methods, a brief history of aromatherapy, and a recommended reading list for those who wish to dive even deeper into the subject. We also have a FAQs section that answers commonly asked questions.

Our goal is to make Aromatherapy 101 a place for you to learn and visit as a reference tool, 24/7. If you have any questions you would like us to answer, or would like to see included in our FAQs, please contact us.


It is not the intention of Eden Botanicals, nor the Eden Botanicals website to provide specific information on disease processes or the healing of any disease or symptom. The information and statements regarding efficacy of products contained within this website are for informational and educational purposes only, and have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Products mentioned within this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; and are not to be used as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical practitioner regarding any medical advice or treatment.


Essential oils, absolutes and CO2 Extracts by nature are quite potent and should be diluted before use (except for our 5%, 10%, 20% and 30% dilutions). We ask that you respect the power of these highly concentrated botanical extracts by following proper safety guidelines, and dilution rates (see our Recommended Reading List and Dilution Solutions). Please keep away from eyes and sensitive skin areas, and do not allow children to play with them.