Against Animal Testing

March 20, 2009 by  
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Quinessence are strongly opposed to animal testing, therefore we are members of the BUAV (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) and the entire Quinessence Aromatherapy Collection manufactured without causing any cruelty to animals.

We have been ‘British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection’ (BUAV) approved manufacturers for many years now, which means the entire Quinessence Aromatherapy Collection is manufactured without causing any cruelty to animals. In addition, our products do not contain any animal ingredients are therefore suitable for Vegans.
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How To Store Your Oils

March 10, 2009 by  
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“What’s the best way to look after my essential oils?” This is usually one of the first questions asked by newcomers to aromatherapy, and it is definitely worth knowing a few do’s and don’ts on this important subject. Why? Because the way that you look after your oils affects their shelf life, so these two subjects are inextricably linked.

Providing the oils were fresh when you purchased them, correct storage is most definitely the key to getting the most out of your oils. Both essential and vegetable oils do not like extreme, or repeated changes in temperature, and having spent your hard earned cash on all those wonderful oils, you need to make sure you look after them properly or their therapeutic properties may be lost.
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Essential Oil Purity

January 25, 2009 by  
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Using the finest quality essential oils is absolutely vital in aromatherapy. Why? Because the purity of the essential oils will determine how successful the treatment or products will be. In aromatherapy, you only receive textbook results when you use the very purest, highest quality, pure essential oils.

At best, essential oils that have been adulterated will simply not deliver the health benefits that you expect. At worst, there is the risk of serious skin irritation or sensitisation due to an adverse reaction to the synthetic chemicals that have been used to adulterate, extend or ’standardise’ the essential oil.
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Essential Oil Testing

January 24, 2009 by  
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When it comes to essential oils, purity is everything. And because they are the very heart and lifeblood of all Quinessence aromatherapy products, we move heaven and earth in order to bring you the very best.

Part of our quality control procedure is to ensure that every essential oil we purchase has been tested for purity and meets every one of our exacting standards. We make no compromises or exceptions on this matter. Our reputation has been built upon the quality of our essential oils and we remain firmly committed upholding these standards. Read more

Quality control

January 23, 2009 by  
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Quinessence is totally committed to supplying you with only the very purest, therapeutically active essential oils and aromatherapy products, manufactured from ecologically grown raw materials and sustainable sources. You want products that really work, and our aim is to exceed your expectation at every level. Read more