ESSENTIAL OIL PROPERTIES
AMBER ESSENTIAL OIL & RESIN: Emotion balancer, grounding, calming; strength of the earth.
BASIL: Spicy-sweet aroma with a licorice-like undertone. Strengthens the mind, heart and immune system. Improves memory and alertness.
BAY RUM: Strong, spicy-sweet aroma. Stimulates circulation & releases muscle tension.
BERGAMOT: Sweet, citrus scent. Uplifting, relaxing. Antiseptic and combats acne, eczema and psoriasis.
BLACK PEPPER: Aphrodisiac, enhances self-confidence & balances emotions with its somewhat woodsy aroma. Increases assertiveness and alertness. Anti-bacterial and anti-viral. Warm and comforting.
CEDARWOOD (Himalayan): Calming, nervous tension, anxiety, meditation, focusing, stress, fear, anger, grounding. Shifts viewpoint from problems to challenges, provides strength during difficult times. Helps heal skin rashes and clear blemishes.
CINNAMON: Warm, rich, spicy aroma. Uplifting, calming & inspiring. Highly potent anti-microbial and anti-viral properties.
CYPRESS: Skin toner, restorative, tonic. Irritability, calming, restlessness, anger. Increases objectivity and mental clarity. Supportive during transitions and change.
EUCALYPTUS: Antiviral,antibacterial, antifungal, increases circulation. Stimulating and refreshing; increases alertness, clears the mind, improves concentration and intellectual capacity. Reduces excessive oiliness; eases respiratory congestion, muscular aches and pains; relieves past traumas.
FIR: Antiseptic, tonic. Elevating, strengthening and energetically invigorating. Fresh, relaxing.
FRANKINCENSE: Rejuvenates skin, nourishing, balances oil, anti-inflammatory, relaxing, uplifting.
GERANIUM: Rosy, sweet fragrance. Balances the skin's oil so good for oily or dry skin. Relaxing and soothing.
GINGERGRASS: Earthy fragrance with threads of ginger, lemon and a woody undertone. Uplifting, aphrodisiac. Stress reducer, clears sinuses.
LAVENDER: Antidepressant, sedative, nervous tension, balances emotions, irritability, insomnia, stress, hysteria. Clears thinking and promotes well-being. Soothes the skin and balances oil production. Helps heal blemishes, cuts, scratches and scrapes, and stimulates circulation; reduces inflammation associated with acne and other skin injuries such as sunburn.
LEMONGRASS: Good for sagging skin; antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory; revitalizing, uplifting. Excellent for oily skin and hair. Nervous exhaustion, improves concentration, encourages change and personal growth; enhances psychic perceptions.
LEMON: Fresh, uplifting aroma. Anti-fungal, anti-septic and insecticidal. Stimulates immune system and clears respiratory system. Balances sebum (skin's oil) and strengthens blood vessels and connective tissue.
LIME: Fresh, sweet aroma. Antiseptic and cleansing. Strengthens and clears respiratory system. Strengthens the nervous system.
LITSEA CUBEBA: Refreshing,uplifting and stimulating. Antiseptic and may aid tissue toning and reduction of cellulite. Cleansing and deodorizing; sedative. Good for acne, dermatitis, greasy skin as well as nervous tension.
MARJORAM: Relaxing, warming, comforting, mental exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, relieves muscular tension especially in facial muscles, restlessness, grief, stress, obsession. Promotes collagen production, discourages dry skin.
MELISSA (also known as "Lemon Balm"): Relaxing, uplifting, good for nerves, insect bites, and anxiety.
MYRRH: Warm, rich balsamic aroma with a relaxing, uplifting, calming effect on the senses. Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic & promotes healing.
PALMAROSA: Reduces tension and stress; calm and uplifting to emotions; raises self-esteem. Thought clarifying. Normalizes oily skin and replenishes moisture in dry skin. May help fade old acne scars; stimulates skin cell regeneration.
PATCHOULI: Antidepressant, aphrodisiac, deodorant. Anxiety, nervous exhaustion, stress-related conditions, confusion, lethargy. Curbs appetite and encourages skin regeneration. Heals chapped and cracked skin. Grounding and balancing.
PINE: Fatigue, nervous exhaustion, stress, regenerating; revitalizing, and refreshing.
PEPPERMINT: Anti-inflammatory, anti-itch. Refreshing and uplifting. Clears sinuses and improves concentration.
PETITGRAIN: Green scent with a hint of citrus. Calms anxiety and panic; anti-depressant activity. Relaxing.
ROSEWOOD: Calms and relaxes; relieves anxiety and stress; anti- depressant. Encourages self-acceptance. Stimulates new cell growth, regenerates tissue and minimizes lines and wrinkles. Soothes sensitive or inflamed skin; clears blemishes and improves acne; over time, may improve scars.
SWEET ORANGE: Calming to emotions; relaxing with anti- depressant, antiseptic and aphrodisiac properties.
TANGERINE: Antiseptic, fights acne, unclogs pores.
TEA TREE: Antibiotic, anti-fungal, antiviral. Cleanses, disinfects; relieves itching, redness and scaling. Restores energy lost to everyday stress; calming and centering. Releases trauma from the abdomen.
VANILLA: One of the most popular and well-known fragrances of all time. Relaxing, aphrodisiac, and uplifting.
YLANG-YLANG: Relaxing, aphrodisiac, insomnia, depression, nervous tension, anxiety, panic, fear, anger, repetitive thoughts, shock. Encourages feelings of well-being. Heart Chakra.