The rind from this citrus fruit is used to make this essential oil. Generally a tropical plant, but is know to populate in Europe too and has a powerful aroma making it a popular component in perfumes and is also used in the preparation of black tea (renamed to Earl Gray). Known to aid circulation, prevent infection, reduce pain (it stimulates secretion of certain hormones that lessen the sensitivity of the nerves to pain), aids digestion, eliminates bad odour, reduces fever, kills germs, relieves spasms and speeds up healing.
This oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation from the wood of the cedar tree, which is native to cold climates and normally found at high altitudes. Benefits of this oil include relief from Eczema, prevents infection, reduces inflammation, relieves spasms, stimulates metabolism, helps to relieve the irritation from toothaches and can relieve the symptoms of a cough. It should also be noted that it is also a diuretic and promotes urination and also can help with regulating a menstrual cycle.
Belonging to the Ragweed family, Chamomile is extracted from the flowers of the chamomile plant. There are two types of Chamomile oil, Roman and German. The Roman version is more calming and works as a better stimulant for blood flow, whereas the German version acts with more anti-inflammatory properties. Roman oil, which is featured on the site is known to remove toxic agents, prevent infection, kills hair lice, relieves depression, reduces anger, improves digestion, aids rheumatism, helps diminish scars, marks and spots on the skin and have very good analgesic properties.
Cinnamon oil comes from the bark of a tropical evergreen tree. This oil has numerous health benefits, but it should be notes that lots of people can be allergic to this oil, so if you are ensure please seek medical advice before using. The main benefits from Cinnamon are decreases to inflammation, increases circulation, fights viruses, fights free radicals, relieves depression, stimulates the immune system, fights parasites and stimulates the libido.
Citronella oil comes from a grass that grows in Asian countries and across islands in the South Pacific and is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh plant. The main producers of this lemony essential oil are China and Indonesia. Citronella essential oil is known to inhibit bacterial growth, fight depression, eliminate infections, relieve spasms, remove bad odour from the body, eliminates toxins, reduces fever and is an excellent insect repellent.
Clary Sage is a herb plant which is believed to be native of Europe and is extracted by steam distillation from the buds of the leaves. It is a close relative of the common garden Sage but has a slightly different makeup, and can also be known as "Muscatel Oil". Clary Sage is known to be an anti-depressant and an aphrodisiac and can also improve vision, prevent hair loss, reduce skin inflammation, reduce flatulence and promote digestion.
Clove is an evergreen tree which produces a flower bud with numerous medical and healing properties. Extensively used historically in Indian and Chinese cultures, its use spread to Europe during the 7th and 8th Centuries and is now used in Indian and Chinese cuisines. Mainly known for its benefits in dental care, it is particularly successful when used to relieve dental pain from toothache, sore gums and mouth ulcers. Other health benefits include treating acne, boosting the immune system, reducing indigestion, headaches and stress.
This oil has a bittersweet minty aroma and is steam distilled from leaves of the mentha arvensis plant and is also referred to as peppermint. Originating from India, Cornmint's health benefits include headache relief, aid digestion, improve circulation, and is also used to treat colds and nausea due to the reviving effect on the immune system. It is also used to remove negativity when used in a spiritual manner.
Known for it's usage as a popular spice, the essential oil of cumin is extracted from its dried and crushed seeds through a process of steam distillation and has astonishing medicinal properties. The health benefits of cumin include its ability to aid in digestion, improve immunity and treat skin disorders, insomnia, respiratory disorders, asthma, bronchitis, anemia, skin disorders and boils.