Eucalyptus essential oil is obtained from fresh leaves of the tall, evergreen eucalyptus tree which is native to Australia and also known as the "Fever Tree". It's growth has spread in the last few centuries to India, Europe and South Africa. Healing properties include being an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities. Eucalyptus essential oil is colorless and has a distinctive taste and odor providing a refereshing scent and is popular in aromatherapy usage.
Frankincense oil is extracted from the gum or resin of Frankincense or Olibanum trees, whose scientific name is Boswellia Carteri and is closely associated with religious traditions and rites, notably in Christian tradition. This is an incredibly popular oil which has been used widely in burners for centuries. Benefits include reducing stress, negative emotions and reactions, boosts the immune system, prevents illness, has been known to help with reducing side effects from chemotherapy, kills harmful germs and bacteria and heals skin and prevents signs of aging.
Ginger is commonly used as a spice and originates from India and forms a part of may Asian cusines due to its digestive benefits. The oil is also used as a preservative and flavouring agent and is formed from root of the herb Zingiber Officinale. Benefits from using Ginger oil include treating upset stomachs, supporting digestion, healing infections, aids respiration, reduces inflammation, improves heart health, is a natural aphrodisiac and relieves anxiety.
Grapefruit is commonly known as Shaddock in various parts of the world, and like all citrus fruits, it's essential oil is present in its peel and is extracted by compression. Health benefits are a boost to the immune system, reduces infections, relieves depression, controls appetite, removes toxins and increases urination. It is also known to stimulate the brain, relieve anxiety and stress, keeps the skin clean and is a good antiseptic and has also been know to reduce muscle cramps.
Jasmine Essential Oil is extracted from the flowers of Jasmine and has a strong and pleasing romantic fragrance which is very common in nocturnal blooming flowers. Health benefits of Jasmine oil include relieving depression, preventing infection, stimulates sexual desires, reduces scars, treats insomnia, improves skin care and can treat spasms and has also been know to tone the uterus and protect it from tumors.
The essential oil of juniper is obtained through steam distillation of the needles, wood and powdered fruits of juniper. It is used in many industries, as well as to flavor alcoholic beverages like gin. Juniper is an evergreen shrub that is very common in Europe. Juniper's main health benefits are for skin protection and healing, soothing sore muscles, aiding a restful nights sleep, boosting digestion, relief from heartburn, reduces stress and enhances detoxification.