Essential OilsWhat are the benefits of essential oils? In the list below is many popular essential oils and their benefits:
Basil Essential Oil
Valued for its restorative and calming properties, basil is commonly used for soothing sore muscles and joints, to ease breathing, and as a cooling agent for the skin*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Bergamot Essential Oil
A highly favored oil for its lovely fragrance, Bergamot is unique among citrus oils for its calming properties.
Black Pepper Essential Oil Piper nigrum
A stimulating and highly antioxidant essential oil which has been shown to improve circulation, aid digestive system, as well as help curb urges to smoke. Black pepper is also a wonderful flavor enhancer but a little goes a long way – use sparingly.
Cilantro Essential Oil Coriandrum sativum
There are also many diverse benefits that may be enjoyed, including digestive, antioxidant, and stimulating.
Cassia Essential Oil
Cassia, a close relative of cinnamon, is notable for its wonderful fragrance. Mentioned in the Old Testament, cassia has literally been used for thousands of years both for its fragrance and calming properties. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
Cinnamon is most well-known for its extensive use as a spice in flavoring food. However, its popularity as an essential oil stems from its many therapeutic uses, including cinnamon’s cleansing properties and its usefulness with aches and pains*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Clary Sage Essential Oil
Known for its uplifting and mood-lightening attributes, clary sage is also widely used by women to soothe monthly discomfort associated with their menstrual cycles*. It was also studied by noted expert Robert Tisserand for its mood-enhancing properties during massage. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Clove Essential Oil Eugenia caryophyllata
Clove is much more than a popular cooking spice, it is a favorite among both health care professionals and health conscious individuals for its many useful and healing properties. It is also a powerful antioxidant. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Coriander Essential Oil Coriandrum sativum
Popular across many cultures for various uses, Coriander essential oil is extracted from the seed of the coriander plant. Coriander’s healthful therapeutic benefits, which can be attributed to its extremely high linalool content, range from digestive support to supporting a healthy insulin response. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Cypress Essential Oil Cupressus sempervirens
Distilled from the twigs and foliage of the cypress tree, cypress essential oil is popularly used to ease breathing as well as a throat gargle. It can be used to ease tight, tense muscles, and used topically to support localized blood flow*. A blend of cypress and grapefruit is used in spa therapies for beautifying legs and hips. For aromatic or topical use.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil Eucalyptus radiate
Because of the many influential compounds found in eucalyptus, it is a key ingredient in cough and throat medicines and chest ointments. Eucalyptus is used widely both for its calming and clearing properties as well as to ease breathing*. For aromatic or topical use.
Fennel (Sweet) Essential Oil Foeniculum vulgare
Used for centuries for its many health benefits, Fennel essential oil has pronounced antioxidant properties and is considered a tonic. It is often used to relieve indigestion (supporting the healthy functions of the stomach), to aid in any kind of digestive issue and to support improvements to the lymphatic system. Fennel’s sweet yet spicy aroma is balancing and has familiar licorice notes.
Fractionated Coconut Oil Cocos nucifera
Fractionated Coconut Oil is an all-natural carrier oil that readily absorbs into the skin making it an ideal oil for topical therapies. Its feather-light emollient effect provides a soothing barrier without clogging pores and is excellent for dry or troubled skin. It leaves skin feeling silky smooth, not greasy like other vegetable carrier oils. It is completely soluble with all essential oils and is colorless, odorless, and will not stain or go rancid. For topical use.
Frankincense Essential Oil Boswellia frereana
Perhaps the most precious of the ancient oils, frankincense is highly sought after by modern consumers for its many uses, including relaxation, immune support, and mood enhancement. For aromatic, topical or dietary use.
Geranium Essential Oil Pelargonium graveolens Geranium offers outstanding benefits for soothing skin and is a common ingredient in many skin care products. Also useful for joint support and tempering minor aches and pains, geranium’s calming effects make it a popular choice for many essential oil users*. For aromatic or topical use.
Ginger Essential Oil Zingiber officinale Although ginger is an indispensable component of worldwide cuisine, it is most notable for its abililty to ease indigestion*. Ginger’s sweet, citrusy fragrance accompanies a multitude of other therapeutic benefits. For topical, aromatic, or dietary use.
Grapefruit Essential Oil Citrus X paradisi Grapefruit’s fresh, invigorating aroma is sure to uplift the mood and please the senses. Pressed from the rind, grapefruit is more than just a fresh scent, its cleansing and invigorating properties have made it a favorite among essential oil lovers. For topical, aromatic, or dietary use.
Helichrysum Essential Oil Helichrysum italicum One of the most sought-after essential oils, helichrysum has traditionally been used for its soothing and regenerative effects. The rare essential oil of helichrysum is distilled from the flower cluster of an evergreen herb and is highly prized by essential oil users*. For aromatic and topical use.
Lavender Essential Oil Lavandula angustifolia
Our most popular oil, lavender has been cherished for its unmistakable aroma and its therapeutic properties for thousands of years. Lavender is widely used and accepted for its calming and relaxing qualities. For topical, aromatic, or dietary use.
Lemon Essential Oil Citrus limon
Another favorite, this essential oil powerhouse is cold-pressed from lemon rinds to preserve its delicate nature and potent properties. Lemon is known as a powerful aromatic, topical, and internal cleanser that can be used to complement many other oils. Diffusing lemon in a room can cleanse the air and uplift mood. It can also be used on surfaces throughout the home as a non-toxic cleaning booster. For aromatic, topical or dietary use.
Lemongrass Essential Oil Cymbopogon flexuosus
Lemongrass has long been used in Asian and Caribbean cooking due to its subtle lemony flavor and aroma. It has been found to support healthy digestion, and soothe aching muscles. For topical, aromatic or dietary use.
Lime Essential Oil Citrus Aurantifolia
With its sharp, citrus smell, Lime is one more essential oil to add to your favorites! Lime’s stimulating and refreshing properties can affect mood, as well as being a powerful aromatic, topical and internal cleanser. Lime is also popular for use on joints and for seasonal bugs.
Marjoram Essential Oil Origanum majorana
Also referred to as “wintersweet” or “joy of the mountains”, marjoram is one of the most common herbs found in kitchens around the world. Valued for its calming properties, marjoram may be applied topically to soothe tired, stressed muscles or to support the respiratory or nervous system*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Melaleuca Essential Oil Melaleuca alternifolia
Recognized by its more common name “tea tree”, melaleuca has been revered for its cleansing and regenerative properties, especially for the skin. Composed of more than ninety different compounds, melaleuca has limitless therapeutic applications. For aromatic, dietary, or topical use.
Melissa Essential Oil Melissa officinalis
Our most expensive and rare oil, Melissa essential oil has a sweet, fresh, citrus-like fragrance and is steam distilled from the fresh flowering tops, leaves and stems of the Melissa officinalis plant. With a wide range of therapeutic properties, Melissa can be used for calming the nerves, addressing stomach discomfort, mood support, and seasonal bugs. Because the Melissa plant has an oil yield of less than 1/10 of 1%, it is one of the most commonly adulterated oils. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Myrrh Essential Oil
Historically, myrrh has been used in many ways, from meditation to embalming in ancient Egypt. Modern herbalists frequently recommend myrrh for its cleansing properties, especially for the mouth and throat. Myrrh is also excellent for calming the skin.
Oregano Essential Oil Origanum vulgare
Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used oregano as a cleansing agent as well as for digestive and respiratory support. High in antioxidant activity, oregano contains phenolic acids and flavonoids. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use (dilute when using topically).
Patchouli Essential Oil Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli oil has an easily recognizable rich musky-sweet fragrance. It can have a grounding, balancing effect on the emotions while providing excellent mood support. Patchouli is also widely used for wounds and tissue repair, as well as in skin care preparations for these same properties. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Peppermint Essential Oil Mentha piperita
Peppermint is popular in countless forms, from toothpaste to chewing gum. As an essential oil, it is useful to ease breathing and as a digestive aid*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Anthemis nobilis
The most versatile of the chamomiles, Roman Chamomile is extracted from the small, white, daisy-like flower of the roman chamomile plant. Used widely for its calming properties, Roman Chamomile is especially soothing to the systems of the body and helps to support a healthy inflammatory response. For aromatic, or topical use.
Rosemary Essential Oil Rosmarinus officinalis
Considered sacred by ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Hebrews, Rosemary has been revered by healers for centuries for its digestive uses and for muscle aches and pains*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Sandalwood Essential Oil Santalum album
With a documented history of use of several thousand years and a wide variety of applications, sandalwood is most notable for its smoothing effects on skin and for its mood-enhancing properties*. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Sandalwood Oil Santalum paniculatum
Sandalwood oil delivers a variety of benefits including smoothing skin and enhancing moods. With thousands of years of documented use, this oil has a high value to many users.
Thyme Essential Oil Thymus vulgaris
Thyme, familiar to most as a common seasoning for cooking, produces an essential oil that has valuable cleansing and clarifying properties. It is also notable for its broad-spectrum activity for winter health. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Vetiver Essential Oil Vetiveria zizanoides
Vetiver is loved for its rich, exotic, and complex aroma. Used extensively in perfumes as a base note and fixative, vetiver’s woody, earthy scent complements many other essential oils. Vetiver also has many therapeutic uses, including as an antioxidant and for relaxation. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
White Fir Essential Oil Abies alba
Derived from the soft needles of the tree, white fir is a favorite among essential oil users for its ability to relieve and soothe muscle aches and pains when applied topically. For aromatic or topical use.
Wild Orange Essential Oil Citrus sinensis
Cold-pressed from the orange peel, wild orange is excellent for energizing and revitalizing. It is also commonly used as an effective tool for uplifting mood, as well as for its wonderful citrusy aroma. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
Wintergreen Essential Oil Gaultheria procumbens
Most modern consumers are familiar with the aroma and flavor of wintergreen due to its popularity in candy and chewing gum. Wintergreen essential oil, however, has much more to offer therapeutically, as a soothing agent for aches and pains, for example*. For aromatic or topical use (dilute when using topically).
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Cananga odorata
Ylang ylang, while famed for its exquisite fragrance and long history as a component of perfumes, has much to offer therapeutically. It is an effective mood uplifting agent as well as having calming properties. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.