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Updated on Jan 14, 2019. Posted on May 28, 2018

Only An Essential Oils Expert Can Pass This Trivia Quiz

Dab some lavender on your wrists, exhale, and begin.

  1. Which of these oils is known as an antiseptic?

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    Tea tree is a well-established antiseptic.

    It's often used to treat fungal infections like athlete's foot, as well as rashes and sunburn.

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  2. Which of these oils is used to relieve headaches?

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    Peppermint oil is a headache reliever.

    It's long been recognized as an effective treatment for easing tension headaches.

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  3. Which of these oils might help sharpen your focus?

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    Thyme is recommended for concentration and focus.

    Keep some at your workspace so the next time you find your mind wandering, you can stay on track.

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  4. Which of these cocktails is also the name of an essential oil?

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    Mimosa is both a cocktail and an essential oil.

    It's a warming and relaxing oil, as well as a popular addition to perfumes and skincare products.

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  5. If you had a bug bite or sting, which of these oils might you apply to it?

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    Eucalyptus is a reliable choice for bites and stings.

    This oil is known to be anti-inflammatory, so it will help eliminate redness and cool the problem area.

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  6. What is the standard shelf life of citrus oils?

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    Citrus oils have a shelf life of 9-12 months.

    These oils have the shortest shelf life because they have a lot of highly volatile components that are prone to oxidation. Make sure you store them in the fridge.

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  7. Which of these is NOT a method to extract oils?

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    Vessel prostration isn't a real method.

    The other three are actual ways to produce an essential oil, depending on the type of plant material.

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  8. Which of these would be the best place to store oils?

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    Storing them in a cupboard is best.

    Be sure to keep your essential oils in dark-colored glass or stainless-steel bottles with tightly sealed lids, stored in a cool, dark place. They can evaporate and deteriorate more quickly when exposed to light, air, and heat.

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  9. Which one of these countries produces rose essential oil?

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    Iran produces rose essential oil.

    Cultivated from two major species of rose, this oil is also produced in places like France, Bulgaria, Egypt, and India.

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  10. True or false: The higher the "therapeutic grade" — the better the oil.

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    A "therapeutic grade" means nothing.

    If you see this listed on a bottle, know that it's just a marketing term with no actual regulation. Pure BS.

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All information sourced from Essential Oils: All-natural remedies and recipes for your mind, body and home.