New Product: Rice Bran Oil – RBDW Organic

Rice: one of humanity’s oldest domesticated crops. It is believed it was first cultivated by the people of the Yangtze River basin as long as 13,500 years ago. Today, it’s the third-most produced agricultural commodity and one of the most consumed staple foods. The rice plant is milled, removing the outer husk to create brown…

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Protecting Your Skin This Summer

It’s officially summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which means you need to protect and care for your skin differently than during those cold, dry months. Bug bites and sun damage can turn summer into a bummer. You’ve heard it before, but it’s true that the best care can be preventative care! Start by keeping pests…

New Oil: White Camphor Oil

White Camphor Oil is a pure essential oil just added to our growing product line, a material you’ve likely already heard the buzz around for its many applications!  Let’s break down this new material and dive into what it is and where it’s found. Camphor is steam-distilled extracted from the wood of camphor laurel (Cinnamomum…

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Two New Skincare Products for the Summer

It’s summer and the days are getting hotter and hotter. Our two newest products are from some of the warmest climates around; surprisingly, we did not plan to debut these in the summer months but if the shoe fits… Have you tried shea butter, cocoa butter, or jojoba butter for your skin care and still…

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Treat Yourself on International Bath Day

Ages ago, bathing was a community affair, done in large-scale public bathhouses, bodies of water, or with a washcloth and a basin of water. There was also a period of time when people didn’t really even wash often, if at all! In the modern age of go-go-go, many of us often opt for showers. The…

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All Natural Father’s Day Gift Ingredients

Here we are in June again which means not only are we celebrating the beginning of summer, but Father’s Day is just around the corner! All-natural homemade craft gifts are trending and on the rise, and surely not slowing down any time soon!  At Jedwards, we take pride in supplying all our loyal crafters and…

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June 1st Celebrates Olives with National Olive Day!

Olives hail from the Mediterranean region, and we have been cultivating them for thousands of years. Some of the oldest olive trees still standing are over 2,000 years old! Surprisingly enough, celebration for this fruit didn’t become recognized globally until June 1st 2015, established as National Olive Day. Ever heard of the “olive theory?” As…

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National Walnut Day Spotlight: Walnut Oils

Walnuts: known in the Byzantine era as the royal nut. It’s actually not a true botanical nut, but the seed of a drupe! We’ve been harvesting walnuts for centuries, but not just for food. Walnut husks were used for pigments and dyes, and walnut oil had a variety of uses. Today, the 17th of May…

Three New Oils Added to Our Catalog!

As you probably know, every essential oil carries its own unique aroma, purpose, and benefits. They have a multitude of different uses, such as aromatherapy, topical applications with carrier oils, perfumery, skincare, and even as a flavoring agent for those that are GRAS listed (Generally Recognized as Safe for Consumption). Our growing portfolio is a…

GO NUTS: It’s National Pecan Day!

Nuts are an integral part of modern living. From being in snacks to using their oils in multiple applications, they are all around us! In the pantheon of nuts and their uses, one of the most overlooked nuts is the pecan. With April 14th being National Pecan Day, it seems fitting that we shine a…

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New Item: Hazelnut Oil – Virgin Organic

The nutrient content of nuts and their savory flavor has had humankind cultivating them since the beginning—so of course, we’re going to press it into an oil! We’ve offered conventional Hazelnut Oil, but if you’ve been craving an organic variant, you’re in luck. One of our latest additions to our product line is Hazelnut Oil…