We search the world for the finest, most effective and highest quality essential oils. Whether it's Lavender from France or Jasmine from India, we strive to bring the best essential oils in the world to you. Here's a quick collection of our most popular oils and blends. You can also find a full collection of all our essential oils here.
Enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy with this essential oil starter set. We’ve included 6 versatile & popular oils including: Lavender, Lemon & Peppermint
Skin irritations, sore & achy muscles, bad smells or just a bad mood, no matter what the complaint - there's an essential oil for that.
With an endless assortment of oils and uses, a budding aromatherapist can get a bit overwhelmed. We’ve hand selected 6 of the most universally popular and versatile essential oils to get you started.
Perfect to mix and match, or use on their own, these oils will quickly become a part of your daily routine. Use the guidance from thousands of years of research into the properties of essential oils or be adventurous and formulate your own holistic remedies. The options are yours to discover!
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Eucalyptus Blue Gum essential oil is often associated with colds and flu because of its camphor-like aroma. You smell it and immediately want to take a deep breathe. A welcomed oil to keep handy during allergy season and anytime you want to clean up the house.
Caution: Do not use in strong concentrations.
Not suitable for use on babies under 6 months old.
Lavender is known as a universal oil, good for its wide range of beneficial uses. Extremely soothing and calming, apply to burns, breathe deeply to relax, use in household products such as linens, as a natural insect repellent, and on and on.
Note: Safe to use directly on the skin. Suitable for all ages from newborns to the very elderly.
From an ingredient in household cleaning spray to a purifying facial toner, this versatile oil is fresh and light! Mix this oil with water, baking soda, or vinegar for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. Sprinkle on your air conditioning filter to scent your house.
Caution: Do not apply directly to your skin, especially when you will be out in the sun. This oil can be an irritant, so patch test. Always dilute with a carrier, such as our Safflower Oil.
Children under 12 should avoid this oil.
Stimulating and cooling, peppermint is a perfect pick-me-up. Apply to palms of hands, rub and breathe deeply. Peppermint is also known as a great option to soothe a variety of aches and pains.
Caution: May be applied directly to skin but patch testing is recommended. Avoid eye area, fumes are strong.
Not for children under 6.
This oil is a mental stimulant, good for waking you up in the morning or for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. Rub a couple of drops between palms of hands, breathe deeply. Great for clearing the mind and concentration. One of the best oils to use on the head and scalp.
Caution: Spot test if using directly on the skin.
Children under 6 should avoid this oil.
Tea Tree is a mainstay in holistic practices and every day use. Native to Australia, the plant was introduced to the world by Captain Cook in 1770. The Aborigines used the crushed leaves as a poultice for infected wounds and skin problems. A great addition to your home first aid kit.
Note: Safe to use directly on the skin. Suitable for all ages from newborns to the very elderly.
Eucalyptus Blue Gum Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essential Oil
All Source Vitál Apothecary essential oils are 100% pure and natural. They are free of any harsh and harmful chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, or fillers.Cautions
Lavender essential oil is colorless to pale yellow in color. Its aroma is fresh, herbaceous, soft, floral, and bittersweet. The oil can is extremely versatile and can be used for skin care, babies, room aromatics, and much more.
Lavender is the most versatile of all essential oils, in fact it is considered the universal oil. Non-toxic, non-irritating, it is safe for all skin types and has a nearly endless list of uses and benefits. Many cultures have long employed Lavender oil in folk remedies praising its powerful purifying and soothing properties.Uses of Lavender Essential Oil
FranceHistory and Background
In Chinese Medicine, cool/dry energy, cool, dispersing and relaxing benefits heat and inflammation, regulates and cools overheated liver, soothes and supports Heart Qi, releases blocked energy within Wood element to smooth flow of Qi. Received in the throat area of the body. Relates to the 5th chakra, which is aligned with healing.
Encourages full expression of self, calms nerves that results in shyness and embarrassment.Physical Description
Lavender essential oil is pale yellow in color while the absolute oil process captures the color constituents of the flowers, making it deep green-blue in color.Aromatic Description
Lavender essential oil has a refreshing, slightly medicinal scent that is softened by earthy, floral sweetness.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalyl acetate (up to 40%), linalol (40%), lavandulol, lavandulyl acetate, terpineol, cineol, limonene, ocimene, caryophyllene. Components vary according to source. High altitudes tend to produce higher ester content.Extraction Technique
Lavender essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh, flowering tops of the plant.Information for Aromatherapists
Lavender essential oil is a middle note and blends well with most oils, especially citrus and florals as well as these following oils: Cedarwood, Clove, Clary Sage, Pine, Geranium, Vetiver and Patchouli.
Our Lavender essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Our most popular essential oil blend combines energizing citruses & exotic florals. Formulated in 1999 for the turn of The Millennium, this oil rejuvenates your spirit.
Millennium instantly transports you to an exotic spa retreat. Blending energizing citrus, rich florals and exotic-scented essential oils, Millennium will rejuvenate your spirit like a beautiful spring day.
The Millennium Story
As the name implies, Millennium was our way to welcome the turn of the century from the 1900's to the 2000's. Millennium is a product of a contest among our employees at the time. They each created a unique blend and wrote a story about its inspiration.
Millennium came out on top for its rich aroma that is reflective of a golden age of the past while embracing of the future.Uses of Millennium Essential Oil Blend
Pale yellow to clear in appearance.Aromatic Description
This diffuser blend is heavy floral with a spicy wood aroma.Ingredients
100% pure, undiluted blend of essential oils of Bergamot (citrus aurantium bergamia), Geranium (pelargonium graveolens), Lime (citrus aurantifolia), Patchouli (pogostemon cablin), Rosewood (aniba rosaeodora), Cedarwood Himalayan (cedrus deodara), Cardamom (elettaria cardamomum), Sandalwood (santalum album), Neroli (citrus aurantium) & Rose (rosa centifolia).
Our essential oil blends are 100% pure and natural. they are free of any chemicals, pesticides, parabens, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Natural Frankincense essential oil's botanical name is Boswellia Carterii. Made from a tree resin, it's used in beauty, cosmetics, and for it's amazing fragrance.
Frankincense is a tree resin with many interesting and ancient ties. It's still used today in many of the same ways as it was used in ancient times - in cosmetics, for spiritual healing and in fragrances, specifically room fragrancing.Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil
SomaliaHistory and Background
Frankincense has been used since biblical times in India and China.
Even today, the Catholic church burns it in incense. Of course, Frankincense is one of the three precious gifts given to the Christ Child by the Three Wiseman, along with Gold and Myrrh.
Ancient Egypt believed in its skin rejuvenation powers and put it in face masks and cosmetics. Both East and West have medicinally used Frankincense for many conditions such as rheumatism and respiratory infections.
In Chinese medicine, earth element. Fortifying, grounding, centering. Has the ability to deepen breath and bring body into meditative state. Helps connect with past ties to create movement of energy blockages. Affects crown and 8th chakra. For practitioners, protects against energy drain.Physical Description
Pale yellow or greenish in color.Aromatic Description
Frankincense's aroma is balsamic, camphor-like, deep spicy, woodsy, and slightly lemony.Biological Makeup and Components
Monoterpene hydrocarbons, primarily pinene, dipentene, limonene, thujone, phellandrene, cymene, myrcene, terpinene, as well as octyl acetate, octanol, incensole.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from gum resinInformation for Aromatherapists
Frankincense essential oil is a middle to base note, blending well with basil, bergamot, camphor, cinnamon, cistus, geranium, lavender, neroli, orange, pepper, pine, sandalwood, vetiver. A good fixative, do not use more than 10% in blend.
Our Frankincense essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Peppermint essential oil is very penetrating, grassy, camphoraceous, fresh, cool, pungent, sweet, clean, and minty and is used to battle acne, toothaches, nausea, migraines, and more.
Peppermint is one of the most universally-loved essential oils, known best for its stimulating aroma and uplifting aromatherapy properties. A must-have oil in any home or professional aromatherapy kit.Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
In Chinese medicine, cool/dry energy, earth and wood element, circulates Qi, clears hot phlegm, stimulates nerves and brain, stimulates Stomach and intestinal Qi. Psychologically, enhances receptive capacities on mental and spiritual level. Good for those needing inspiration and insight, facilitates “digestion” of new ideas and emotional tolerance.Physical Description
Peppermint essential oil is pale yellow or greenish color.Aromatic Description
Peppermint essential oil is described as very penetrating, grassy, camphor-like, fresh, cool, pungent, sweet, clean, minty.Biological Makeup and Components
Menthol (29-48%), menthone (20-31%), mentyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from flowering herb.Information for Aromatherapists
Peppermint essential oil is a top note. Blends well with benzoin, rosemary, lavender, marjoram, lemon, eucalyptus and other mints. Up to 2% in blends.
Our Peppermint essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Blending uplifting citrus, florals and other essential oils, Fresh will uplift your spirit with a light floral note. The beloved scent that we're known for.
This blend is the aroma used in our popular Aromatic Emulsion line. Blending uplifting citrus, florals and other essential oils, Fresh will uplift your spirit with a light floral note.Uses of Fresh Essential Oil Blend
Clear liquid in appearance.Aromatic Description
This diffuser blend is lightly floral with a tangy citrus aroma.Ingredients
100% pure, undiluted blend of essential oils of Lemon (citrus limonium), Rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis), Lavender (lavandula angustifolia), Geranium (pelargonium graveolens) & Thyme (thymus vulgaris).
Our essential oil blends are 100% pure and natural. They are free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Patchouli is a amber or dark orange colored essential oil. Patchouli is sweet, warm, herbaceous, earthy, musky, and spicy in aroma and is often used to fight acne, athelete's foot, eczema, body order and more.
Patchouli is one of the most easily-recognized essential oils for its earthy, warm, exotic fragrance.
This oil is recommended for most skin types, especially mature skin, Long used in traditional Asian medicine, especially in Malaysia, China and Japan, Patchouli is used to treat skin and hair problems, such as dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry, chapped skin, dandruff, and oily scalp. Also, in the Far East, it is used for wound healing and scar reduction.
With powerful odor-fighting properties, Patchouli Essential Oil is a key ingredient in Source Vitál's top selling Deozein Original Natural Spray and Roll-On Deodorant.
IndonesiaHistory and Background
In Chinese medicine, neutral/dry energy, earth and fire element, deficient Spleen Qi, harmonizes Earth element and intellect by grounding and stabilizing the mind.
Reawakens creativity, calms overactive intellect while gently stimulating senses. Active on the survival plane and procreation.Physical Description
Patchouli Essential Oil is an amber to dark orange viscous liquid.Aromatic Description
Patchouli has a powerful, rich, herbaceous scent that improves with age.Biological Makeup and Components
Patchouli alcohol (40%), pogostol, bulnesol, nor patchoulenol, bulnese, patchoulene.Extraction Technique
Patchouli essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of dried leaves.Information for Aromatherapists
Patchouli is a middle to base note. It blends well with Vetiver, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Geranium, Clove, Lavender, Rose, Neroli, Bergamot, Myrrh, Clary Sage. Patchouli is very concentrated - a small amount goes a long way. Patchouli ages well, so the longer you have it, the richer it will be. Adjust percentages as it ages.
Our Patchouli Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
100% pure Bergamot Essential oil is free of any chemicals, pesticides, carrier oils or fillers. Get a feeling of calm with the uplifting aroma.
Bergamot essential oil is one of the many citrus oils. Just inhaling it gives you a feeling of calm with its relaxing and uplifting aroma.Uses of Bergamot Essential Oil
ItalyHistory and Background
This oil takes its name from the town of Bergamot in Northern Italy. It's has been used since the 16th Century in France and is mentioned in many old texts.
In Chinese medicine, cool/dry action, wood element, smooths flow of Qi, harmonizes Liver Qi, releases and circulates stagnant Stomach and Intestinal Qi. Psychologically, encourages release of pent-up emotions, especially unexpressed anger, redirects unproductive or addictive behavior to rediscover spontaneity and optimism, relax and let go. Effective when the gate of consciousness/love is opened. Balancer between survival and the higher plane enlightenment. Effective on the 4th chakra, but not as strong as rose.
In magical practices, used to attract money and for protection.Physical Description
Bergamot oil is light greenish-yellow color with liquid consistency.Aromatic Description
Aroma is sweet, fruity, fresh, citrus, green, slightly floral with spicy-balsamic undertone.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalyl acetate (30-60%), linalol (11-22%). Over 300 chemical constitutes including alcohols, sesquiterpenes, terpenes, alkanes, furocourmarins including bergapten (0.3-0.39%).Extraction Technique
Cold pressed from the peel of almost ripe fruit.Information for Aromatherapists
Bergamot is a top note that blends well with lavender, neroli, jasmine, cypress, geranium, lemon, chamomile, juniper, coriander, violet. Contained in many perfume blends.
Our Bergamot essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Our Rosemary essential oil is one of the most versatile oils in aromatherapy. Aids with sluggingness & mental clarity. Botanical name is rosmarinus officinalis.
Rosemary, which means "dew of the sea," is one of the most well-known and most beneficial essential oils in aromatherapy. It's a very powerful and versatile oil. A little bit goes a long way.
Its uses are widespread - from vanquishing sluggishness to helping mental clarity just to name a few.
Sacred to Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and found in First Dynaty tombs, Rosemary was revered for its purifying properties and contributions to general wellness. A Saxon manuscript described its use as: “For the sickly, take this wort rosemary, pound it with oil, smear the sickly one, wonderfully thou healest him.”Uses of Rosemary Essential Oil
SpainHistory and Background
Rosemary is one of the oldest plants reported to be used for medicines, food, and religious ceremonies. From protective fumes during the Plague in the Middle Ages, to powerful apothecary remedies during the Renaissance, to burning plants at ancient Grecian burial sites.
In cosmetics, Rosemary was an ingredient included in one of the first commercially-sold face creams in Britain back in the 17th Century.
In Chinese medicine, warm/dry action, fire element, excellent yang tonic, promotes circulation of Qi and blood, energizes Heart Qi. Psychologically, promotes self-worth and strong, healthy ego, boosts confidence and morale, warms one’s Spirit.
As the herb of remembrance, helps recall loved ones and to remember our own true path. Stimulates the 6th chakra.Physical Description
Rosemary oil is colorless to pale yellow in color.Aromatic Description
This oil's aroma is strong, fresh, minty-camphoraceous, balsamic, and slightly woody.Biological Makeup and Components
pinenes, camphene, limonene, cineol (40%), borneal with camphor (10%), linalol, terpineol, octanone, bornyl acetate.Extraction Technique
For the best quality, Rosemary essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh, flowering tops of the plant. Normally the oil is of lesser quality if made from the whole plants.Information for Aromatherapists
Rosemary is a top note, blending well with Lavender, Lavandin, Citronella, Oregano, Thyme, Pine, Basil, Peppermint, Elemi, Cedarwood, Petitgrain, Cinnamon and other spice oils.
Our Rosemary essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Geranium's aroma is strong, sweet, fresh, green, slightly citrus. This oil is great in skin care & soothes feelings of nervous tension, wounds & burns.
With over 700 varieties of Geranium in the world, most are grown for ornamental use. Pelagonium graveolens is the main Geranium commercially cultivated for essential oil.
Geranium shares many qualities with Rose oil, as it promotes healthy-looking skin and is used to comfort burns and upset skin. Emotionally, like Rose, it soothes grief and sadness.
Uses of Geranium Essential Oil
EgyptHistory and Background
In Chinese Medicine, cool/moist action, water and earth element, yin energy, clears heat and inflammation with cool and moist energy.
Beneficial for chronic and acute anxiety, especially when related to nervous exhaustion and overwork. Affects ability to receive and experience as well as give and express. Effective in traveling through the central opening, the survival level to the conscious level.
This oil is greenish-yellow in color.Aromatic Description
Strong, sweet, fresh, green, slightly citrus minty, and spicy. Pleasant when diluted, this oil is floral and rose-like in scent.Biological Makeup and Components
75-80% alcohols (terpenic geraniol, citronellol, linalol and terpineol), esters (acetic, butyric, valerianic), ketones, phenols (eugenol), and terpenes (phellandrene, pinene). with isomethone, menthone, phellandrene, sabinene, limonene.Extraction Technique
Extracted by steam distillation of the plant.Information for Aromatherapists
A middle note, Geranium blends well with Rose Juniper, Rosemary, Bergamot, Lavender, Cinnamon, citrus oils, and Basil. A very versatile oil in blending, it blends well with almost any oil. It gives soft floral notes to blends and is a good fixative.
Our Geranium essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Lemon essential oil's aroma is fresh, light, citrus, sour, and slightly sweet and is used to treat headaches, insomnia, nosebleeds, colds and flu.
Lemon is one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy. Its clean and citrusy scent make it an ideal ingredient in a variety of skin care and home cleansing rituals.Uses of Lemon Essential Oil
USAHistory and Background
Psychologically, sharpens focus of consciousness, clarifies and uplifts intellect, disperses confusion and worry, encourages greater trust and security, opens the heart, abd alleviates fears of emotional involvement. Yes, it is a "happy oil"!Physical Description
Lemon Essential Oil is pale green-yellow in color and has a thin consistency. This oil will turn brown as it ages.Aromatic Description
Lemon Essential Oil's scent can be described as clean, fresh, light, citrusy, slightly sweet, and tangy.Biological Makeup and Components
Limonene (approx. 70-90%), terpinene, pinenes, sabinene, myrcene, citral, linalol, geraniol, octanol, nonanol, citronellal, bergamotene.Extraction Technique
Extracted by cold expression from outer part of fresh lemon peel.Information for Aromatherapists
Lemon Essential Oil is a top note and blends well with Lavender, Neroli, Ylang Ylang , Rose, Sandalwood, Chamomile, Benzoin, Fennel, Geranium, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lavendin, Elemi, and other citrus oils
Our Lemon Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Our Lavender Extra Essential Oil (lavandula angustifolia) is extremely versatile & is considered a universal oil. It safe for all skin types & is non-toxic.
One of the most versatile of all essential oils, in fact it is considered the universal oil. Non-toxic, non-irritating, it is safe for all skin types and has a nearly endless list of uses and benefits. Many cultures have long employed Lavender oil in folk remedies praising its powerful healing, purifying, and soothing properties.
This particular Lavender is grown high in the mountains, giving it higher linalool content. Linalool is known as the "skin's friend," so the higher the linalool content the more desirable the oil is for skin. So, if you are looking for that "Extra" special oil, this is it!Uses of Lavender Extra Essential Oil
BulgariaHistory and Background
:In Chinese Medicine, cool/dry energy, cool, dispersing and relaxing benefits heat and inflammation, regulates and cools overheated liver, soothes and supports Heart Qi, releases blocked energy within Wood element to smooth flow of Qi. Received in the throat area of the body, relates to the 5th chakra, which is aligned with healing. Encourages full expression of self, calms nerves that results in shyness and embarrassment.Physical Description
Colorless to pale yellow in color.Aromatic Description
A fresh, herbaceous, soft, floral, and bittersweet aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalyl acetate (up to 40%), linalool (40%), lavandulol, lavandulyl acetate, terpineol, cineol, limonene, ocimene, caryophyllene. Components vary according to source. High altitudes tend to produce higher ester content.Extraction Technique
Lavender Extra essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh, flowering tops of the plant.Information for Aromatherapists
Middle note and blends well with most oils, especially citrus and florals as well as these following oils: Cedarwood, Clove, Clary Sage, Pine, Geranium, Vetiver and Patchouli.
Our Lavender Extra essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Got a cold? Respiratory problems? Take a wiff of 100% pure Eucalyptus Blue Gum Essential Oil. Versatile & popular, ours is undiluted & free from fillers.
Eucalyptus Blue Gum essential oil is often associated with colds and flu because of its camphor-like aroma. You smell it and immediately want to take a deep breathe.
It is a great addition to your home aromatherapy kit and great for household cleaning.Uses of Eucalyptus Blue Gum Essential Oil
AustraliaHistory and Background
First used by the Aborigines in Australia in their healing practices. Also known as the Fever Tree. In Chinese medicine, warm/dry action, metal element, clears Lung phlegm, tonic of Lung Qi, clears dampness and congestion, strengthens Defensive Qi.
Relieves melancholy, revives spirit, promotes a wider perspective on life, dispels stagnated feelings. Good for those feeling emotionally constricted, transforms sense of suffocation into expansive renewal, sharpens perceptioN, stimulates the 6th and 7th chakras.Physical Description
This oil is colorless oil with a liquid consistency.Aromatic Description
Eucalyptus Blue Gum essential oil has a strong, fresh, camphoraceous, balsamic, slightly sweet aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Cineol (70-85%), pinene (10-12%), globulol (6%), limonene, cymene, phellandrene, terpinene, aromadendrene.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs.Information for Aromatherapists
This oil is a top note and blends well with thyme, rosemary, lavender, marjoram, pine, cedarwood, lemon, and other myrtaceae family oils.
Our Eucalyptus Blue Gum essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Ylang Ylang (cananga odorata) means "flowers of flowers" & is known as an exotic perfume oil & is gifted at inspiring creativity and heightening the senses.
Ylang Ylang means "flowers of flowers" and is most often known as an exotic perfume oil although in some cultures, it is also gifted at inspiring creativity and heightening the senses.Uses of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Comoros IslandsHistory and Background
In Chinese medicine, Yang energy, fire element. Strong energy, masculine types – male or female. Works on 2nd to 3rd chakra. Promotes feelings of love and peace.Physical Description
Ylang Ylang is yellowish color and is syrupy in consistency.Aromatic Description
Ylang Ylang essential oil aroma is voluptuous, exotic, intensely sweet and slightly musky.Biological Makeup and Components
Alpha pinene, benzoic acid, cadinene, caryophllene, cresol, eugenol isoeugenol, 5-7% linalyl acetate, 8-1% linalyl benzoate, and 30-32% linalool, geraniol and trace amount of farnesol.Extraction Technique
Ylang Ylang essential oil is extracted by steam distillation or solvent extraction from flowers.Information for Aromatherapists
Ylang Ylang is an excellent fixative and blends well with bergamot, sandalwood, jasmine, lemon, neroli, nutmeg, rose, rosewood, tangerine, tuberose, and vetiver.
Our Ylang Ylang essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Tea Tree's botanical is melaleuca alternifolia. Native to Australia, this oil is a popular mainstay in holistic practices & aromatherapy
The tree, native to Australia, was introduced to the world by Captain Cook in 1770. The Aborigines used the crushed leaves as a poultice for infected wounds and skin problems.
Serious study of Tea Tree began after World War I and has grown since. Tea Tree is now a mainstay in holistic practices and every day use.Uses of Tea Tree Essential Oil
AustraliaHistory and Background
Tea Tree is the most scientifically researched essential oil. The first published information was in 1925 by A.R. Penfold, a Australian government chemist.
In 1930, the Australian Medical Journal described the amazing results of Tea Tree in general practice, ranging from rapid healing of septic wounds to scar regeneration.
One quote from those studies was “dissolved pus and left surfaces of infected wounds clear so that its germicidal action became more effective and without any apparent damage to the tissue.”Physical Description
Pale yellow-green or water-white in color.Aromatic Description
Camphor-like, balsamic, strong, pungent, and clean in aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Terpineol-4 (up to 30%), cineol, pinene, terpinenes (40-50%), cymene, sesquiterpenes, sesquiterpene alcohols.Extraction Technique
Extracted by steam distillation of leaves and twigs.Information for Aromatherapists
Middle to top note, blending well with lavandin, lavender, clary sage, peppermint, rosemary, pine, cananga, geranium, marjoram, clove, and nutmeg.
Our Tea Tree essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Clary Sage essential oil's botanical name is salvia sclarea. WIth a sweet aroma, it's a popular ingredient in perfumes, skin care products and baths.
Contrary to its name, Clary Sage is not related to the Sage oils.
It's green, slightly sweet aroma is very refreshing and relaxing and is a popular ingredient in perfumes, skin care, and bath products.Uses of Clary Sage Essential Oil
RussiaHistory and Background
In Chinese Medicine, neutral and dry energy, metal element, strengthens Qi that is depleted and relaxes and circulates Qi that is stuck, smooths flow of Qi in Stomach and intestines, strengthens and circulates Lung Qi.
Strong action on Bodily Soul (P’o). Good for mental fatigue and nervous debility, calms mind and eases tension, uplifts while grounding.
Received in the mid-section of the body. Related to the physical vegetal plane. Euphoric.Physical Description
Colorless or pale yellow-green color.Aromatic Description
Clary Sage's aroma is warm, camphoraceous, bittersweet, musky and slightly spicy.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalyl acetate with other esters (up to 75%), linalol (6-16%), diterpeneol (6%), pinene, myrcene and phellandrene. Constituents vary according to geographical origin.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from flowering tops and leaves.Information for Aromatherapists
This oil is a middle note and blends well with Juniper, Lavender, Coriander, Cardamom, Geranium, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Pine, Jasmine, Frankincense, Bergamo, citrus oils, and many other oils. This oil is powerful, so use no more than 3-5% in blends,
Our Clary Sage essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Myrrh is a beloved ancient oil, made from the resin of the small, thorny Myrrh tree. This type of Myrrh is found from northeast Africa to southwest Asia. Ours is from the Red Sea Region of Somalia. Its uses are varied, from incense for religious ceremonies and rituals, to meditation blends, to skin care.Uses of Myrrh Essential Oil
Northern AfricaHistory and Background
Myrrh is most well known as one of the three precious gifts given to the Christ Child by the three wise men in the Bible. With numerous references in the Bible, it is no surprise that it is found burning in churches during the Christian holidays, along with its brother oil, Frankincense. Over 3500 years ago, the Egyptians employed this oil in their cosmetics and perfumes, including embalming solutions. It is still used today in mature skin care. Throughout the world, this resinous oil is used for a wide range of products, including medicines, perfumery, and incense. History shows the Chinese using this oil to lessen the pain of arthritis and sores. The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia mentions it specific for mouth ulcers and gingivitis. One will find Myrrh used in pharmaceutical products, such as mouthwashes and toothpastes.Physical Description
This thick, sometimes sticky, oil can be pale yellow to a rich amber color. It can be extracted by solvent extraction or steam distillation. Ours is steam distilled. We feel the steam distilled is easier to blend for most uses than the thicker oleoresin.Aromatic Description
This rich, sweet, smoky oil is reminiscent of old wood. For the Flower Children of the 1960's, it is a reminder of the popular incenses of the day. Warm with a little spicy note, Myrrh is a must for the aromatherapists' toolbox.Biological Makeup and Components
cadinene, limonene, dipentene, pinene, acids (acetic, formic, myrrholic, palmitic, triterpnic), alcohols, aldehydes (cinnamic, cuminic), sugars (arabinose, galactose), phenols (eugenol, m-cresol), resins, and terpenes.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation of the crude resin.Information for Aromatherapists
Myrrh is normally a middle to base note, making it a good fixative for blends. We suggest no more than 5% of your blend be Myrrh. A natural to blend with Frankincense, try it also with Benzoin, Cistus, Cypress, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Mandarin, Patchouli, Pine, Sandalwood, Thyme, and all mints.
Our Myrrh essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Citrus oils are happy oils. This blend of our best citrus essential oils brightens any room and refreshes senses. Great base for a natural home cleaner.
Happy, clean and fresh. Citrus is a blend of our best citrus oils. Use this blend to brighten the feel of a room and refresh your senses.Uses of Citrus Essential Oil Blend
Citrus is pale yellow to clear in appearance.Aromatic Description
This diffuser blend smells like a bowl of your favorite citrus fruits. Clean, a little sweet and a tad tart.Ingredients
100% pure essential oils of Orange (citrus aurantium), Lime (citrus aurantifolia), Bergamot (citrus aurantium bergamia), Clementine (citrus clementina), Mandarin (citrus nobilis) & Neroli (citrus aurantium).
Our essential oil blends are 100% pure and natural. They are free of any chemicals, pesticides, parabens, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
Lemongrass has a scent that immediately makes you think of cleaning. This is true for both the spirit and physical spaces. It promotes letting go of negative feelings and is energizing. Plus it's a great oil to have on hand during the summer months because it keeps annoying bugs away.Uses of Lemongrass Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
Lemongrass has been used as staple in Asian cuisine and East Indian medicinal traditions for centuries. In Ayurvedic medicine, mood uplifting, improves alertness, promotes restful sleep, reduces stress. Refreshing, reviving, balances the nervous system. Strengthens psychic awareness and aids in purification.Physical Description
Lemongrass is yellow, amber or reddish brown in color.Aromatic Description
Fresh, grassy, and citrus-like, finer than citronella, fresher than lemon.Biological Makeup and Components
65-85% citral, 12-25% myrcene with caprylics, citronellol, dipentene, farnesol, furfurol, geraniol, isopulegol, isovalerianic, aldehyde, l-linalool, methyl-heptenone, myrecene, n-decyclic aldehyde, nerol, terpineol and valeric esters. Exact composition varies according to type.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from plant.Information for Aromatherapists
Blends well with lavender, lavandin, citronella, and rosewood.
Our Lemongrass essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
This Orange essential oil, also known as Sweet Orange, is made from the rinds of the orange fruit.
This orange is often used to energize and provide an uplifting mood to the room. It's also used to make 'DIY' cleaners and included in natural skin care products for oily and acne skin types.Uses of Orange Essential Oil
BrazilHistory and Background
This oil has been used since ancient times and in Ayurvedic medicine in working with gastrointestinal and appetite problems.
Psychologically, good for perfectionists who have little tolerance for mishaps and mistakes, and those who have trouble delegating. This oil facilitates adaptability through relaxation, encourages energy, gives courage, and counters emotion of worry.Physical Description
Our Orange essential oil is a yellow-orange or dark orange color, yet is still a transparent liquid.Aromatic Description
This Orange Essential Oil has a medium-strength, warm, fresh, citrus, and sweet aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Over 90% monoterpenes, mainly limonene. Also contains bergapten, auraptenol and acids.Extraction Technique
Cold express (hand or machine) of fresh ripe or almost ripe outer peel and steam distillation of fresh, ripe, or almost ripe outer peel.Information for Aromatherapists
Orange is a top note, blending well with Lavender, Neroli, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Clove, and most other oils. Orange is good for Good for extending costly oils in blending.
Our Orange essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions