Uses of Essential Oils

Essential Oils and Their Uses

Single Essential OilsSINGLES

Basil – 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.

Bergamot – A highly favored oil for its lovely fragrance, Bergamot is unique among citrus oils for its calming properties, and is cold-presses the oil from the rind of the bergamot fruit.

Birch – Trapped excess fluids are the common culprit of bone pain. The primary constituent in this oil is a known natural anti-inflammatory and is the primary natural ingredient found in aspirin. It allows the bones to strengthen and encourage proper regrowth over time when and wherever necessary.

Black Pepper – A stimulating and highly antioxidant essential oil which has been shown to improve circulation, aid the digestive system, as well as help curb urges to smoke. It is also a wonderful flavor enhancer.

Cassia – Cassia has been used for thousands of years both for its fragrance and calming properties.

Cilantro – Cilantro, a fresh and tasty flavor enhancer used by food connoisseurs, has many diverse therapeutic benefits that may be enjoyed, including digestive, antioxidant and stimulating.

Cinnamon – Beyond its extensive use as a spice in flavoring food, its popularity stems from its many therapeutic uses, including cinnamon’s cleansing properties and its usefulness with aches and pains.

Clary Sage – 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 is also used for its mood-enhancing properties during massage.

Clove – More than a popular cooking spice, it is a favorite anti-bacterial, used for pain reduction, and is also a powerful antioxidant.

Coriander – 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 removal of heavy metals. Chemicals and pesticides to supporting a healthy insulin response.

Cypress – Distilled from the twigs and foliage of the cypress tree, cypress essential oil is popularly used to clear breathing and as a throat gargle. It can also 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.

Eucalyptus – It is a key ingredient in cough and throat medicines and chest ointments, and is used widely both for its calming and clearing properties as well as to ease breathing.

Fennel (Sweet) – Smelling a bit like licorice and used for centuries because of its many health benefits, it has pronounced antioxidant properties and is considered a tonic. It is often used to relieve indigestion (supporting the healthy functions of the stomach), aiding in any kind of digestive trouble and to support improvements of the lymphatic system.

Fractionated Coconut Oil – A completely soluable and all-natural carrier oil that readily absorbs into the skin making it an ideal oil for topical therapies. Its feather-light emollient effect will not clog pores and is excellent for dry or troubled skin, is colorless, odorless, and will not stain or go rancid.

Frankincense – 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.

Geranium – Geranium offers outstanding benefits for soothing skin and is a common ingredient in many skin care products. It is also useful for joint support and tempering minor aches and pains.

Ginger – Although ginger is an indispensable component of worldwide cuisine, it is most notable for its ability to ease indigestion.

Grapefruit – Pressed from the rind, grapefruit oil’s aroma is fresh and invigorating and known for its cleansing and invigorating properties.

Helichrysum – One of the most precious and sought-after essential oils, helichrysum has traditionally been used for its soothing and regenerative effects, particularly for the nervous system. It is distilled from the flower cluster of an evergreen herb.

Lavender – The most popular oil, it has been for thousands of years for its anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, calming and relaxing qualities, particularly for the skin.

Lemon – Cold pressed from lemon rinds to preserve its delicate nature and potent properties, it is known as a powerful aromatic, topical, and internal. Diffuse it to clean the air and uplift mood. It can also be used on surfaces throughout the home as a non-toxic cleaning booster.

Lemongrass  – Long used in Asian and Caribbean cooking, it has been found to support healthy digestion, tendons and cartilage, and soothe aching muscles.

Lime – With its sharp, citrus smell, 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 – One of the most common herbs found in kitchens around the world, it is valued for its calming properties, and may be applied topically to soothe tired, stressed muscles or to support the respiratory or nervous system.

Melaleuca (Tea Tree) – It 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, including fleas and bed bugs.

Melissa (Lemon Balm) – One of the most expensive and rare oils, it has a sweet, fresh, citrus-like fragrance and is steam distilled from the fresh flowering tops, leaves and stems. With a wide range of therapeutic properties, melissa can be used for calming the nerves, addressing stomach discomfort, mood support, and seasonal bugs.

Myrrh – Historically, it has been used from meditation to embalming in ancient Egypt. Its anti-microbial cleansing properties are good for the mouth and throat, and for calming the skin.

Oregano – It is a powerful antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and anti-parasitic.

Patchouli – While having a grounding, balancing effect on the emotions, it is also widely used for wounds and tissue repair, as well as in skin care preparations.

Peppermint – While being a powerful detoxifier, it is also useful to ease breathing, headaches and digestive problems.

Roman Chamomile – Extracted from the small, white, daisy-like flower, it is widely used for its cortisone-like action on inflamed skin , and as an antiviral and antiseptic.

Rosemary – Considered sacred by ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Hebrews, rosemary has been revered by healers for centuries for respiratory infections, digestive uses and for muscle aches and pains.

Sandalwood – With a documented history of the use of sandalwood dating several thousand years back, it is most notable for its smoothing effects on skin and for its mood-enhancing properties.

Thyme – Familiar as a common seasoning for cooking, it has valuable cleansing and clarifying properties. It is also notable for its broad-spectrum activity for winter health, and can kill MRSA.

Vetiver – Loved for its rich, exotic and complex aroma, and used extensively in perfumes as a base note and fixative, it also has many therapeutic uses, including antioxidant and relaxation properties.

White Fir – Derived from the soft needles of the tree, it is applied topically to comfort and soothe muscle aches and pains.

Wild Orange – Cold-pressed from the orange peel, it is excellent for energizing and revitalizing, while uplifting mood.

Wintergreen – Known for its aroma and flavor in candy and chewing gum, it is used as a comforting agent for aches and pains.

Ylang Ylang – While famed for its exquisite fragrance and long history as a component of perfumes, it is used to calm and lift moods.

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Essential Oil BlendsBLENDS

AromaTouch Massage Blend – combines Basil, Grapefruit, Cypress, Marjoram, Peppermint, and Lavender to relax muscles, calm tension, soothe irritated tissue, increase circulation, and smooth limbs.

Balance Grounding Blend – the warm, woody aroma of this blend of Spruce, Rosewood, Frankincense, and Blue Tansy creates a sense of calm and well-being.

Breathe Respiratory Blend – a remarkable blend of Laurel Leaf, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Melaleuca, Lemon, and Ravensara, which cleanses and soothes the airways, and can be applied topically or diffused allowing for restful sleep.

Citrus Bliss Invigorating Blend – combines Wild Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit, Mandarin, Bergamot, Tangerine, Clementine, and Vanilla – for elevating mood and reducing stress. Mixed with water, Citrus Bliss is a perfect solution for disinfecting surfaces.

Clear Skin Topical Blend–a complex formula of 17 exotic essential oils from around the world that have been traditionally used and clinically validated for anti-microbial activity. This potent topical solution can be applied to facial blemishes, itchy scalp, unsightly nail beds and feet, and other affected areas of the skin.

Deep Blue Soothing Blend – Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, German Chamomile, Helichrysum and Osmanthus work together for long-term ease of achy joints and sore muscles.

DigestZen Digestive Blend – uses well-established therapeutic oils – Ginger, Peppermint, Tarragon, Fennel, Caraway, Coriander, and Anise – for soothing digestive relief.

Elevation Joyful Blend – the perfect blend for those moments when you need to be revitalized, it combines Lavandin, Tangerine, Elemi, Lemon Myrtle, Melissa, Ylang Ylang, Osmanthus, and Sandalwood flawlessly for an immediate and dramatic effect.

Immortelle Anti-Aging Blend– a proprietary blend of powerfully renewing, rare essential oils, used throughout history for their beautifying benefits – Frankincense, Sandalwood, Lavender, Myrrh, Helichrysum and Rose – Immortelle is formulated to protect and nourish skin while helping to reduce inflammation (a major contributor to the aging process). Supporting skin health at the cellular level, this essential oil blend helps sustain smoother, more radiant, and youthful skin.

InTune Focus Blend – A proprietary blend of Amyris, Patchouli, Frankincense, Lime, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, and Roman Chamomile combined to enhance focus and support healthy thought processes, supporting efforts of those with difficulty paying attention and staying on task.

On Guard Protective Blend- a proprietary blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary formulated to support healthy immune function, superb for eliminating and controlling pathogens. It is also safe to use on counter tops, as a non-toxic way to cleanse surfaces, or to clear the atmosphere by diffusing.

PastTense Tension Blend – for tension and the discomfort associated with headaches, this blend provides calming comfort with the strength of Wintergreen, Lavender, Peppermint, Frankincense, Cilantro, Marjoram, Roman Chamomile, Basil, and Rosemary, in a roll-on bottle for convenient application.

Purify Cleansing Blend – a formidable blend of Lemon, Lime, Pine, Citronella, Melaleuca, and Cilantro, Purify eliminates odors and other contaminates (including bug bites) naturally, without toxic additives. Its refreshing aroma quickly eradicates unpleasant odors and clears the air and environment.

Serenity Calming Blend- a blend of calming oils which create a sense of well-being and relaxation – Lavender, Sweet Marjoram, Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood and Vanilla. Apply to the bottom of the feet at bedtime, to support restful sleep. Or add to a warm bath, to create the perfect escape.

Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend–a proprietary formula of Grapefruit, Lemon, Peppermint, Ginger, and Cinnamon oils, Slim & Sassy is 100% pure essential oils, does not contain diuretics or stimulants, and has zero calories. Just add 8 drops to 16 oz. of water and drink between your healthy meals throughout the day to help manage hunger, calm your stomach, and lift your mood.

Solace Monthly Blend –a topical blend of essential oils that have been traditionally used to balance hormones and manage symptoms of PMS and the transitional phases of menopause – Clary Sage, Lavender, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Fennel, Carrot Seed, Palmarosa and Vitex.

TerraShield Repellent Blend –an all-natural, super-concentrated insect repellent formulated with a proprietary blend of 15 essential oils, including Lemon, Eucalyptus, Citronella, Lemongrass, scientifically shown to repel biting insects more effectively than other synthetic insect repellents (up to 6 hours) blended in a base of pure fractionated coconut oil. TerraShield smells great and can be used safely by everyone in the family without worry.

Whisper Women’s Blend – a perfect balance of several essential oils unified to impart beauty, femininity, and allure – Rose, Jasmine, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cistus, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang, Cocoa, Vanilla, Sandalwood, and Patchouli. Whisper’s subtle fragrance, once applied, mingles with your individual scent to enhance the essence that is all your own.

Zendocrine Detoxification Blend – a proprietary blend of Clove, Grapefruit, Rosemary, and Geranium for support of healthy liver function. This blend is formulated to be used individually or in combination with the zendocrine botanical extract complex.

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