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How to use Essential Oils for Bath (B)

What are the most effective ways to introduce essential oils into the body?

How to use Essential Oils for Inhalation (I)

How to use Essential oils for Vaporisation (V)

How to use Essential Oils in a Compress (C)

How to use Essential Oils in Spritzers (S)

How to use Essential Oils for Massage/Skin Applications (M)

How to use Essential Oils using the Direct method (D)

Uses of Essential Oils

BERGAMOT (Citrus aurantium var bergamia fruit peel)

BASIL (Ocimum basilicum herb)c

ANISEED (Illicium verum seed)

BLACK PEPPER (Piper nigrum fruit)

CEDARWOOD (Juniperus virginiana stem wood)

CHAMOMILE 3% in Jojoba Oil (Matricaria recutita flower)

ROMAN CHAMOMILE 3% in Jojoba Oil (Anthemis nobilis flower)

CITRONELLA (Cymbopogon nardus leaf)

CLARY SAGE (Salvia sclarea herb)

CLOVE BUD 25% in Jojoba Oil (Syzygium aromaticum)

CYPRESS (Cupressus sempevirens twig leafy

EUCALYPTUS (Eucalyptus globulus leafy twig)

FENNEL (Foeniculum vulgare seed)

FRANKINCENSE (Boswellia carterii gum oleoresin)

  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH, the symptoms associated with LARYNGITIS, and the relief of the symptoms of CATARRH, COLDS and FLU: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • Suitable as a cosmetic oil for MATURE SKIN: (M).
  • To aid MEDITATION: (V).

GERANIUM (Pelargonium graveolens herb top)

  • Assists in the treatment of FLUID RETENTION: (M,B). If fluid retention persists seek medical advice.
  • Treatment of ACNE, DERMATITIS, BRUISES, and the relief of symptoms of ECZEMA: (M) affected area.
  • For the relief of PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS: (B,M) stomach area in a clockwise direction. Use only as directed and consult a health care professional if pain or symptoms persist.
  • Suitable as a cosmetic oil to help normalise both DRY and OILY SKIN: (M,C).

GINGER (Zingiber officinale rhizome)

  • To assist in DIGESTION, for temporary relief of NAUSEA, and the treatment or prevention of FLATULENCE: (M) stomach area in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.
  • Temporary relief of the pain of ARTHRITIS and MUSCULAR ACHES: (M) affected area.
  • For temporary relief of symptoms of CATARRH: (I).

GRAPEFRUIT (Citrus X paradisi fruit peel)

  • To assist in the treatment of FLUID RETENTION: (M) firmly into affected area. If fluid retention persists seek medical advice.
  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH, and to help reduce the severity of symptoms of COLD and FLU. (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.

JASMINE 3% in Jojoba Oil (Jasminum officinale flower)

Do not use during pregnancy.

  • To help relieve MILD ANXIETY, NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: massage directly into skin or add 12 drops to bath water.
  • Temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and the symptoms associated with LARYNGITIS and CATTARH: massage direct into upper chest and back. If coughing persists consult your health care professional. Suitable as a cosmetic oil for DRY, MATURE OR INFLAMED SKIN: (M,C,B).

JUNIPER BERRY (Juniperus communis fruit)

Not to be used during pregnancy or by people with kidney disease.

  • For temporary relief of the pain of RHEUMATISM or to assist in the treatment of FLUID RETENTION: (M) affected area. If fluid retention persists seek medical advice.
  • To help relieve MILD ANXIETY, STRESS and NERVOUS TENSION: (B,M.V).
  • Treatment of ACNE: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.
  • Relief of symptoms of COLDS and FLU: (I).
  • Suitable as a cosmetic oil for OILY and COMBINATION COMPLEXIONS: (M,C).

LAVENDER (Lavandula angustifolia herb top flowering)

  • For temporary relief of HEADACHES: massage directly (undiluted) into temples, forehead and back of neck or put 6 drops onto a cold moist flannel and place on forehead.
  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION, MILD ANXIETY, STRESS and INSOMNIA.
  • (M,B,V,S). Temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGHS and the relief of symptoms of CATARRH, COLDS and FLU: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.

LEMON (Citrus limon fruit peel)

Do not use before exposure to UV light: (sunlight and solariums).

  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and the relief of symptoms of COLDS and FLU: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • To treat WARTS and CORNS: (D) up to 5 times daily.
  • Treatment of ACNE and OILY SKIN: (C,M) with jojoba carrier oil.

LEMONGRASS (Cymbopogon schoenanthus leaf)

May irritate sensitive skin.

  • To relieve MUSCULAR ACHES and PAINS: (M,C).
  • Treatment of ACNE and OILY SKIN: (C,M) with jojoba carrier oil.
  • Treatment of TINEA by topical application. (C.D). If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a health care professional.

LIME (Citrus aurantifolia fruit peel)

  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and the relief of symptoms of COLDS and FLU: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • Treatment of ACNE and OILY SKIN: (C,M) with jojoba carrier oil.
  • To treat WARTS and CORNS: (D).

MANDARIN (Citrus reticulata fruit peel)

  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION, STRESS and INSOMNIA: (M,B,V,S).
  • To aid DIGESTION and prevent FLATULENCE: (M) stomach area in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist consult a health care professional.
  • To treat ACNE: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.

MARJORAM (Origanum marjorana herb top flowering)

Do not use during pregnancy.

  • Temporary relief of HEADACHES and INSOMNIA: (M) forehead, temples and back of neck. Keep away from eyes.
  • Temporary relief of the pain of ARTHRITIS and MUSCULAR ACHES: (M,C).
  • Assists in the maintenance of PERIPHERAL CIRCULATION: (M).

MYRRH (Commiphora molmol gum oleoresin)

Do not use during pregnancy.

  • To treat fungal infections such as tinea: apply topically undiluted as required.
  • For relief of symptoms of ECZEMA: (M).
  • For temporary relief of symptoms of CATARRH and BRONCHIAL COUGH: (I).

NEROLI 3% in Jojoba Oil (Citrus aurantium flower)

  • To help relieve INSOMNIA, STRESS, NERVOUS TENSION and for relief of PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS: massage directly into skin or add 12 drops to bath water. Use only as directed and consult a health care professional if pain or symptoms persist. (S).
  • A suitable cosmetic oil for MATURE and SENSITIVE SKIN: (D).

ORANGE (Citrus sinensis fruit peel)

  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS. (V,M).
  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and the symptoms of COLDS and FLU. (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • A suitable cosmetic oil for OILY SKIN: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.

PALMAROSA (Cymbopogon martini herb)

  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: (V,B,M,S)
  • To treat minor skin disorders such as ACNE and DERMATITIS: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.

PATCHOULI (Pogostemon cablin leaf)

  • To treat ACNE, TINEA by topical application, DRY CRACKED SKIN and relief of symptoms of ECZEMA: (M) into affected area.
  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: (M,V,B,S).

PEPPERMINT (Mentha x piperita leaf)

Do not use during pregnancy.

  • For temporary relief of CATARRH, SINUSITIS, BRONCHIAL COUGH and relief of symptoms of COLDS and FLU: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • For temporary relief of NAUSEA and to assist in the treatment of FLATULENCE: (M) into stomach area in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.

PETITGRAIN (citrus aurantium ssp amara leaf and twig)

  • To help relieve NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: (M,V,B,S).
  • To assist in the treatment of FLATULENCE: (M) into stomach area in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.

PINE NEEDLE (Pinus sylvestris twig leafy)

Do not use during pregnancy

  • For temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and SINUSITIS and to relieve the symptoms of CATARRH and SORE THROAT: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • For the temporary relief of the pain of ARTHRITIS and MUSCULAR ACHES and PAINS: (B,M,C).

ROSE 3% in Jojoba Oil (rosa damascena flower)

  • For temporary relief of HEADACHES and to help relieve INSOMNIA, NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: add 12 drops to bath water or massage directly into forehead, temples and back of neck. (S).
  • To relieve symptoms of ECZEMA: massage directly into affected area.

ROSE GERANUIM (Pelargonium graveolens var L’Her leaf)

  • To treat ACNE, BRUISES and to relieve symptoms of ECZEMA: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.
  • For relief of PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS: (M,V). Use only as directed and consult a health care professional if pain or symptoms persist.

ROSEMARY (Rosemarinus officinalis herb)

Do not use during pregnancy or by persons suffering epilepsy or high blood pressure.

  • For temporary relief of HEADACHES and to help relieve INSOMNIA, STRESS and TENSION: (B,V,M) into back of neck and temples, taking care to avoid the eye area.
  • To treat DANDRUFF: massage 6 drops into wet hair and scalp with firm movements, leave a few minutes, then wash away with a mild shampoo.
  • For the temporary relief of the pain of ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATISM and MUSCULAR ACHES: (M,C).
  • Assists in the maintenance of PERIPHERAL CIRCULATION: (M).

AUSTRALIAN SANDALWOOD (Santalum spicatum stem wood)

  • Australian Sandalwood has a sweet woody aroma. A popular choice for meditation and relaxation.

SANDALWOOD EAST INDIAN (Santalum album stem heartwood

  • To help relieve INSOMNIA, NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: (B,M) back of neck, temples and forehead. (S).
  • For the temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and SORE THROAT and relief of symptoms of CATARRH and LARYNGITIS: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • Treatment of ACNE, CHAPPED and DRY SKIN and SHAVING RASH: (M).

SPEARMINT (Mentha spicata leaf)

  • For temporary relief of NAUSEA, and to assist in the treatment of FLATULENCE: (M) stomach area in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.

TANGERINE (Citrus reticulata fruit peel)

  • To help relieve STRESS, NERVOUS TENSION and INSOMNIA: (M.V.B).
  • To assist in DIGESTION, (M) into stomach in a clockwise direction. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.

TEA TREE ORGANIC (Melaleuca alternifolia leaf)

  • For the treatment of MINOR CUTS, ABRASIONS, STINGS and BITES (D).
  • For the relief of SINUSITIS and symptoms of MILD UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS: (I,M).

THYME (Thymus vulgaris herb)

Avoid in cases of high blood pressure, epilepsy and pregnancy.

  • Temporary relief of BRONCHIAL COUGH and SORE THROAT and the symptoms associated with LARYNGITIS: (I). If coughing persists consult your health care professional.
  • For the relief of symptoms of DERMATITIS and ECZEMA: (M) with jojoba carrier oil.

VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides root)

  • Temporary relief of HEADACHES and to help relieve INSOMNIA, NERVOUS TENSION and STRESS: (M,B,V,S).

YLANG YLANG (Cananga odorata flower)

Use with caution as excess can cause headaches and nausea.

  • Helps relieve NERVOUS TENSION, STRESS, MILD ANXIETY and INSOMNIA: (M,V,B,S).
  • Assists in the treatment of FLATULENCE: (M) in a clockwise direction into stomach area. If symptoms persist consult a health care professional.
  • One of nature’s most popular perfumes.