Essential Oils (see disclaimer)
Basil: Spicy-sweet energizing fragrance stimulates mind and body; antibacterial, antiviral; massage diluted for cold, flu, and pain; neat on a cottonball for earache; diffuse for mental alertness and migraines; blends with cedarwood, citronella, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, orange, peppermint, rosemary, teatree
Calendula: Acne control, helps soothe cuts and bruises, keeps wounds sterile; cleaner, toner, and astringent; used in healing salves and to prevent diaper rash; gargle with Calendula Tea to relieve sore throat; blend with florals, citrus
Carrot Seed: One of the best oils for mature skin, believed to stimulate cell growth while removing toxins giving the skin a more toned, smooth and youthful appearance; useful in treating scars, wounds and burn, may be useful in preventing wrinkles; helpful for arthritis, gout, edema, rheumatism and the accumulation of toxins in muscles and joints; strengthens the mucus membranes in the nose, throat and lungs, thus has a beneficial effect on problems such as bronchitis and influenza; blend with cedarwood and lavender; SPF 40
Cedarwood: Used to assist with acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughing, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, stress; warming, uplifting, and toning properties; considered to be comforting, reviving and an aphrodisiac
Chamomile: Relaxes, helps headaches and insomnia; blend with lavender, lemon, ylang ylang
Citronella: Insect repelling, antiseptic, helps headaches and migraines, helps combat cold and flu, balances oily skin and hair, deodorizing and anti-perspirant; blend with citrus, lavender, eucalyptus, cedarwood
Cinnamon: Antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, has been used to treat diarrhea and other problems of the digestive system; blend with ylang ylang, orange
Eucalyptus: Can treat many respiratory problems, including cold, cough, nasal congestion, asthma, and much more. It is normally mixed with other medicine since it also has antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties as well as being a decongestant; try adding a few drops to your humidifier during the dry winter months to sooth irritated sinuses or lungs, used as an anti-bacterial and in personal hygiene product; has germicidal properties that make it a good antiseptic for various types of wounds; can be applied directly to open wounds, bug bites or stings, burns, abrasions and sores, has topical analgesic qualities that will help soothe the wound; used as an insect bite relief fragrance; very soothing properties that help relax and reduce stress; blend with lavender, tea tree, rosemary, lemongrass, pine, lemon, thyme, cedarwood, peppermint, lime
Rub approximately 5 drops over your chest for respiratory issues, sinusitis, runny nose, and sore throat
Massage into an injured area to alleviate any inflammation, pain, or swelling
Massage into the bottom of your feet for fever reduction
Apply to your skin to prevent or stop itching from bug bites or stings
Inhale the aroma to improve mood or relieve stress
Massage into your forehead, temples, and sinus area for pain relief
Mix a few drops into your bathwater for calming effects
Rub directly into your scalp for soothing and hair care
Lavender: Antiseptics, used in treatment of sunburn and muscle joint pain; aids in relaxation, reduces anxiety, and relieves stress and tension headaches; blend with citrus, floral, vanilla, spices, lemongrass
The soothing properties make it a great option for mixing with massage lotion or oil. These characteristics can have an effect on sore muscles joints, relive pain, and provide an overall pleasurable experience for the patient.
The strong aroma has soothing effects on people suffering from stress, anxiety, and mental illness.
In vapor form, lavender oil can be mixed with vegetable glycerin to treat common cold and flu symptoms.
The soothing properties also help induce a more restful night’s sleep, which means it can be used as a treatment for insomnia and other sleep related issues.
Lavender oil can stimulate urine production and restore hormonal balance in the bladder.
As a skin care product, lavender oil can treat acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and inflammation.
It can act as a natural mosquito and moth repellant.
-Add drops to shower bath
-Mix into lotion/massage products
-Apply directly to scalp
- Add to vaporizer
-Massage into joints for pain relief
Lemon: Antiseptic, cleanser, refreshing and cooling properties; on skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils, enhance ability to concentrate, antibiotic, antidepressant, insect bites, anti-wrinkle; blend with citrus oils, chamomile, eucalyptus, lavender, ylang ylang
Lemongrass: Antiseptic, antidepressant, deodorant, relieves acne and greasy skin, relieves headaches, good anti-perspirant; soothes muscular nerves and pain; keeps insects away; blend with citrus, spice, florals, tea tree, ylang ylang, lavender, chamomile
Lime: Ability to eliminate moodiness; natural air-freshener; used to treat arthritis, fever, insect bites; blends with Citronella, Lavender, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang
Peppermint: Deters lice and dandruff while providing a tingling and cooling sensation to the hair follicle on the head, this promotes hair growth as well as balances the PH levels on the head for healthy and shiny hair; high concentration of natural pesticides; high in omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin A, C, minerals, manganese, iron, calcium, magnesium, folate, copper and potassium; combats upset stomach, a blocked respiratory tract, headaches, stress and pain, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS,) indigestion, heart burn and nausea; relieves gas and spasms in the stomach; relaxes and soothes; boosts concentration; blends with Sandalwood Essential Oil, Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Lavender Oil and Thyme Essential Oils
-Add a drop to your tea or beverage for digestion/stomach issues.
-You can apply approximately 5 drops over your stomach for indigestion/stomach problems.
-Massage the oil on muscle or joint pain to alleviate inflammation/pain.
-When Massaged into the bottom of your feet it will help with fever reduction.
-When applied onto skin it can prevent/stop itching.
-Inhale the fumes and aroma for mood/mental issues.
-Rub productu onto forehead, temples and sinus area for pain relief.
-Mix a few drops into your bathwater for calming aromatherapeutic effects.
-You can even apply directly to scalp to help aid with itching.
Rosemary: Stimulates cell renewal and improves dry and mature skin, good for wrinkles, acne, dandruff, headaches, insect repellent; enhances mental clarity while aiding alertness and concentration; helps cope with stressful conditions, cleans oily hair and skin, good for shampoo bar; blend with citrus, lavender, eucalyptus, cinnamon, citronells, peppermint, tea tree
Sweet Orange: Deodorizer, antidepressant, antiseptic, combat colds, combat constipation, grease cutter, relieves oily skin conditions, relieves stress and tension; blend with citrus oils, florals, spices, lemongrass, eucalyptus, lavender, and vanilla
Tea Tree: Antibacterial, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory; very powerful immune stimulant; can help to fight all three categories of infectious organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses);used in vapor therapy, can help with colds, measles, sinusitis and viral infections; has been used to combat acne, oily skin, head lice, dandruff, and burns; blend with mints, spices, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, rosemary
Wintergreen: Pain reliever, natural moisturizer in lotions, antiseptic, relaxant, speeds removal of toxins from body, lifts skin; blend with vanilla, ylang ylang, lavender, lemongrass, peppermint