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    Marula Oil For Massage Therapists

    by Andrea Butje on April 07, 2012

    Many massage therapists just love marula oil for massage, because of its silky consistency and the benefits it holds for a wide range of skin conditions.

    Marula oil is a light and lovely South African carrier oil. It has a gentle aroma that easily blends with most essential oils, which is just another reason people love using marula oil for massage.

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    Marula Oil: A Precious South Africa Carrier Oil

    by Andrea Butje on April 01, 2011

    Our distiller in South Africa recently sent me this picture of one of the women producing Marula oil (Sclerocarya birrea), one of our favorite carrier oils.

    Making marula oil is no simple process. Each marula fruit holds a nut, and inside the nut is the kernel from which the oil is extracted. Considerable work goes into the extraction process, as the nut is very fibrous. The nuts are cracked--by hand--on a stone slab to get to the kernel, and then the kernel is cold pressed--also by hand--for the oil.

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    Blend With Unique Carrier Oils and Butters

    August 17, 2010

    Creating body butters and essential oil blends with carrier oils has always brought me--and my skin--great pleasure! When creating an essential oil blend in a carrier, getting creative is a good thing! Choose from a wide variety of butters and oils. When deciding, think about consistency, the therapeutic properties of the carrier, and your intention for the blend. […]

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