Any such thing as essential oil "samples"

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  1. Apr 30, 2013 #1

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    I'm thinking about those perfume swatches in magazines, kine of like a scratch-n-sniff, but not. I want to buy a few essential oils, but I want to know what they smell like before I do so, especially with the cost of a few of them. Is there ANY way/place of smelling oils before I invest? I don't have any "hippy" stores REAL close (less than an hour) that sells them, otherwise I'd just go there and takes notes.

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    edenbotanicals.com

    and there are a few others, just can't think of them right now
     
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    newdirectionsaromatics.com has them too. They have more than edenbotanicals, but I believe that edenbotanicals have higher quality. NDA samples are a lot bigger, but their service and shipping is slow and a bit overpriced. Eden and I are on a first name basis based on how often I shop from them.
     
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    av-at.com also have sample sizes
     
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    I've found newdirectionsaromatics.com to have excellent service and great quality EOs. I think their prices are very reasonable for some EOs so you might want to do some comparison shopping. It's like everything else - some suppliers have better prices on some items and higher on other items. You'd also want to compare shipping prices.

    Personally, with the amount of peppermint EO I use, I'd hate having to pay more than double the cost. :grin:
     
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    Thanks, everyone!
     
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    Try Liberty Naturals - their selection is HUGE and their prices are very reasonable. Eden Botanicals and NDA are also very good vendors with respect to quality, price, and CS.
     

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