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Essential Oils

Essential Oils


Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)

Fresh, citrus, and slightly spicy bergamot is used to scent Earl Grey tea. Primarily used for its fragrance, it brightens the mood, and can also be calming. 

Cinnamon Leaf

Cinnamon Leaf (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

Cinnamon's aroma is earthy and woody, and its leaf oil has a gentle warming effect. In addition to increasing local circulation, the oil has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.


Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Woody and fresh, eucalyptus has a long history of use in medicinal preparations. It is well known for its decongestant properties, as well as for its effectiveness in treating respiratory illnesses, coughs. 


Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

This spicy, warm oil has traditionally been used in culinary preparations. When applied topically, it also increases circulation locally and has a warming effect.


Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

Its fresh, tangy citrus aroma makes grapefruit a natural choice for preparations that are cheering and uplifting. 

Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)

Earthy and slightly sweet, helichrysum is a versatile oil. It has anti-inflammatory properties, and effectively helps treat bruises, strains, and sprains.


Marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Sweet marjoram has a woody, herbaceous aroma, and is a warming oil. Its anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions make it a good choice for healing sore muscles and joints.


Lavender (Lavandula augustifolia)

Lavender is one of the most versatile and widely used essential oils. Its aroma is traditionally used to calm the nervous system, but lavender oil can also help calm and heal the skin.


Lemon (Citrus limon)

The clean, citrus aroma is invigorating and cheering. In addition to its fragrance, lemon can locally improve circulation and act as a mild tonic.

Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

Peppermint is cooling and stimulating. Menthol acts as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory for muscles and joints. The essential oil's aroma is slightly sweet, but crisp and fresh.


Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium)

A citrus, floral, herbaceous oil, often used in perfumery. A very close relative of neroli, petitgrain also helps calm the nervous system, particularly in stressful situations.


Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Pine's turpentine-like aroma has a warming quality. It is an effective decongestant, and helps treat respiratory illnesses, coughs. It is a safer choice than eucalyptus for those under age 10, as it does not contain 1,8-cineole (which can cause respiratory depression in young children).


Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosemary is widely used in the culinary arts, and the aroma of the "herb of remembrance" is strong, herbaceous, and woody. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as decongestant and expectorant qualities. 


Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

More mild than peppermint, spearmint is often used in preparations made for children. The aroma is clean and uplifting, and has a calming and stress relieving effect.

Sweet Orange

Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis)

The familiar, uplifting citrus aroma is balancing. Sweet orange is a very versatile essential oil, known for its ability to ease stress and brighten the mood. 


Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

Fresh and sweet, the aroma of tangerine oil is often described as "happy". Uplifting and gentle, it is a terrific fragrance oil.

Tea Tree

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

Tea tree oil is one of the most widely used for healing purposes. Its aroma is fairly strong and camphorous, and it has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, expectorant, and decongestant properties.

Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)

Vanilla has a rich and sweet aroma. This essential oil is used primarily as a fragrance.

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)

Slightly spicy and very sweet, this essential oil is often used for its calming properties. It is reported to be especially useful in bringing calm in situations that are full of fear, stress, or panic. 


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