1) Walmart's cinnamon oil is actually not cinnamon. It's cassia, which is a much cheaper oil. There is also some evidence of the addition of cinnamic aldehyde (i.e., a synthetic).
2) Walmart's lavender oil is actually not lavender. It's lavendin, which is a much cheaper oil.
The second in our series of Wal-Mart oils we decided to look at the "Lavender" oil which claims on the packaging to be...3) Walmart's peppermint oil is actually not peppermint. It's cornmint, which is is a much cheaper oil.
Posted by Essential Oil University on Friday, 4 March 2016
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