Essential Oils Kit

Bergamot

Citrus oil (photosensitive), Middle Note, Medium Aroma Strength, Cold-Press Extraction Method

Blends well with: Black Pepper, Clary sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, and Ylang Ylang

Uses: respiratory, acne, skin conditions, antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic. It’s uplifting, improves your digestion and keeps your system working properly. Bergamot has MANY health benefits, both physiologically and psychologically.

Contraindications: not to be used before or after sun exposure as it may cause severe burns on the skin

Chamomile (Roman)

Floral oil, Middle Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distilled from the flower head

Blends well with: Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Rosewood, Clary Sage, Ylang Ylang

Uses: relaxation and calming, depression, LOTS of antioxidants, PMS, insomnia, anti-inflammatory, skin conditions, and MORE

Contraindications: no known toxicity, dilute for use

Clary Sage

Floral oil, Middle note, Medium to Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distillation of both flowers and also leaves

Blends well with: Clary Sage essential oil blends well with generally any essential oil, though it works particularly well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Roman Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang

Uses: ability to increase circulation, support the digestive system, improve eye health, fight leukemia, and greatly help hormonal imbalance issues

Contraindications: not to be used during pregnancy (as it does effect hormones)

Eucalyptus

Plant oil, Top note, Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distillation of leaves and wood

Blends well with: Pine, thyme, lavender, rosemary, marjoram, cedarwood and lemon

Uses: anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, burns, skin issues, insect bites, warts, colds and sinus problems, muscle pain and MORE

Contraindications: not to be used during pregnancy, dilute for use

Geranium (Egyptian)

Floral oil, Middle Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distillation from leaves and flowers

Blends well with: basil, bergamot, clary sage, fennel, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, neroli

Uses: astringent, haemostatic, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic and as an anti-infectious agent, stress & anxiety, inner peace

Contraindications: not to be used during pregnancy

Grapefruit

Citrus oil (photosensitive), Medium to Top Note, Medium Aroma Strength, Cold-pressed from peel

Blends well with: other members of the citrus family, rosemary, cypress, lavender, geranium, and generally most spice oils

Uses: exhaustion, nervous conditions, cellulite, muscle fatigue and stiffness, acne and spiritually / emotionally uplifting

Contraindications: may cause some photosensitization

Lavender

Floral oil, Top Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distillation of flowers

Blends well with: bergamot, chamomile,clary sage, geranium, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, pine, tangerine, thyme, rosemary, rosewood, ylang ylang

Uses: the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes, burns, skin healing, relaxation, allergies, promotes sleep, reduce anxiety, and MUCH MORE

Contraindications: none, neat oil, may be directly applied to skin

Lemon

Citrus oil (photosensitive), Top Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Cold-pressed peel

Blends well with: Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Peppermint, Sandalwood, and Ylang Ylang

Uses: sore throat, sinus issues, colds, immunity booster, anti-oxidant, antiseptic, cleansing, good for helping with concentration

Contraindications: can be phytotoxic (avoid sun exposure after use), do not use during pregnancy

Orange

Citrus oil (photosensitive), Top Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Cold-pressed from peel

Blends well with: Lavender, Bergamot, Rosewood, lemon, clary sage, myrrh, sandalwood and spicy oils such as cinnamon and clove

Uses: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous) and tonic (cardiac, circulatory), colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, the flu, gums, slow digestion, and stress

Contraindications: may produce dermatitis in a small percentage of people, possibly photosensitive

Peppermint

Plant/Herb oil, Top Note, Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distillation of leaves/stems

Blends well with: Oregano, Marjoram, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, and Melaleuca (Tea Tree oil)

Uses: headaches, vertigo, sinus issues, colds, anti-inflammatory, coughs, digestive problems, menopause / PMS, hormone issues, bug bites, allergies

Contraindications: be careful with use in pregnancy/lactation

Rosemary

Plant/Herb oil, Top Note, Medium-Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distilled from leaves/herb

Blends well with: most oils, but particularly with basil, cedarwood, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, orange and peppermint

Uses: antioxidant, carnosol, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, skin issues, acne, digestion, relieves muscle aches and pains

Contraindications: epilepsy, high blood pressure, pregnancy, and may interfere with other homeopathic remedies

Tea Tree

Also called "melaleuca", Plant oil, Medium Note, Medium-Strong Aroma Strength, Steam distilled from leaves

Blends well with: Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme

Uses: MANY uses, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-fungal, boosts immune system, cleansing

Contrainidications: not to be taken internally, dilute for use

Ylang-Ylang

Floral oil, Base to Medium Note, Medium Aroma Strength, Steam distilled from flowers

Blends well with: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lavender, Neroli, Rosewood and Sandalwood

Uses: High blood pressure, respiratory, impotence, anti-inflammatory, cardiac problems, intestinal and digestive function

Contraindications: may cause sensitivity, nausea, and headaches for some - use sparingly at first

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