Aromatherapy

Cedarwood Fact Sheet Botanical Name - (juniperus virginiana; cedrus atlantica) Part of plant used - Twig/wood Cedarwood has properties which aid in the balancing of oil producing ducts in the skin. It was used in the ancient Egyptian times by beauticians as a preserver. Cedarwood has a dry,...

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Cananga odorata) Part of plant used - flower Ylang Ylang essential oil is reputed to be one of the best aphrodesiacs available. The alluring and exotic fragrance arouses the senses and uplifts the spirits. It soothes fears and anxieties. This oil...

Vetiver Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Vetiveria zizanoides) Part of plant used - root Vetiver is a strong and earthy smelling oil. It can settle our emotions in stressful times. It is often used with a citrus oil to become more appealing to the senses. Emotional Applications to nourish skin seek...

Thyme Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Thymus vulgaris) Part of plant used - herb Thyme is an anti-infectious oil, and is very potent initially. It can also be used as a household disinfectant and a home deodoriser. You can use the oil in any number of ways for...

Tea Tree Oil Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Melaleuca alternifolia) Part of plant used - leaves Tea tree oil has been touted as one of the most effective substances against infections - bacterial, viral and fungal. This tree is grown in the northern New South Wales region of...

Tangerine Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Citrus reticulata) Part of plant used - fruit rind Tangerine is often a favourite with children and is soothing for them. Can be used in a variety of ways. Physical Applications Skin toner - massage Stretch marks - massage Hiccups - massage hypo activity - bath, vaporizer Insomnia...

Sandalwood Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Santalum album) Part of plant used - wood Sandalwood has a soft, stirring scent which brings clarity and purpose. The aroma has great appeal with both men and women alike and is a base note, lasting for a long time. This oil...

Sage Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Salvia officinalis) Part of plant used - wood Sage has many emotional and physical benefits and has been used for many years as a culinary herb. It has antiseptic, astringent and anti-spasmodic properties which help in the treatment of sinus, colds, coughs,...

Rosewood Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Aniba roseadora) Part of plant used - wood Rosewood has a warm, rich, rosy tone. It’s lively and spicy scent helps to bring resolution and clarity. It has a calming effect as can often be used during times of stress. It is...

Rosemary Essential Oil Botanical Name - (Rosmarinus officinalis) Part of plant used - herb Rosemary essential oil has a very strong and distinctive aroma which has been used by many people burning the midnight oil. It helps to keep alert and focussed on the task at hand. Rosemary...

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