• Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia Plant part: Flower head Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Lavender works well with most oils and is a well-rounded therapeutic oil. It is good for wound healing, burns, general all-purpose skin, hair and body care, and is good for treating migraine. Also beneficial in reducing nervousness, tension and insomnia. Note: Middle Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Floral
  • Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin Plant part: Leaves Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Patchouli essential oil has been known to be soothing to the nervous system and has traditionally been used to relieve symptoms of depression and stress. Note: Base Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Rich, warm, woody and earthy exotic aroma.
  • Botanical name: Cedrus atlantica Plant part: Wood Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Cedarwood has traditionally been used for its astringent and antiseptic properties. It has been known to strengthen hair growth and alleviate dandruff. Note: Base Strength of aroma: Medium to strong Aromatic scent: Woody, sweet and balsamic.
  • Botanical name: Mentha piperita Plant part: Herb Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Peppermint has traditionally been used for its analgesic properties and has been known to be beneficial in relieving muscular aches and pains. Note: Top Strength of aroma: Strong Aromatic scent: Strong, fresh grassy-minty aroma.
  • Botanical name: Melaleuca alternifolia Plant part: Leaves Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Tea tree has traditionally been used for its antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties. Combined with lavender essential oil, and of course with a good base oil or cream, this oil becomes a powerful healer. Note: Middle Strength of aroma: Strong Aromatic scent: Fresh, antiseptic and medicinal scent.
  • Botanical name: Citrus bergamia Plant part: Tree/peel Extraction method: Expression Common uses: Bergamot essential oil has an uplifting aroma which has been known to be beneficial for people who are tense and anxious. In skin care it can be used for oily skin types. Note: Top Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Sweet and fruity aroma.
  • Botanical name: Eucalyptus globulus Plant part: Leaves Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Eucalyptus has traditionally been used to relieve muscular aches and pains. It has also been known to relieve symptoms of colds and flu when used in steam inhalation. Note: Middle Strength of aroma: Strong Aromatic scent: Fresh, powerful, sharp, piercing scent.
  • Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus Plant part: Grass/leaves Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Lemongrass oil has been known to tighten the elastin fibres in the epidermis and has traditionally been used as part of a treatment for sports injuries, such as sprains and bruises. Note: Top Strength of aroma: Strong Aromatic scent: Strong, sweet and lemony.
  • Botanical name: Citrus sinensis Plant part: Peel Extraction method: Expression Common uses: Orange essential oil has been known to stimulate lymph fluids which may assist in relieving swollen tissue. The oil is also very popular due to its uplifting and refreshing properties. Note: Top Strength of aroma: Medium to strong Aromatic scent: A zesty and refreshing citrus fragrance.
  • Botanical name: Cymbopogon martinii Plant part: Grass/leaves Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Palmarosa has been known for its calming yet uplifting effect on emotions, and it refreshes and clarifies the mind. It acts as a tonic to the digestive system and appears to be helpful when the body is overheated. Palmarosa also has traditionally been used for problem skin due to its antiseptic properties. Note: Middle Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Sweet, floral, slightly dry with a hint of rose.
  • Botanical name: Pelargonium x asperum Plant part: Aerial parts Extraction method: Steam distilled Common uses: Rose geranium has traditionally been known to help balance hormones as well as help alleviate PMS related symptoms. It is also one of the most fragrant essential oils available and is used extensively in the perfumery and cosmetics industry. Note: Middle Strength of aroma: Strong Aromatic scent: Similar to Geranium but with Rose floral notes in a base that is both sweet and herbaceous.
  • Botanical name: Citrus reticulata Plant part: Peel Extraction method: Cold expression Common uses: Tangerine has been said to have an almost hypnotic effect! Helpful with stress and tension, and has an effect on the digestive system, i.e. flatulence, diarrhoea and constipation. Tangerine is beneficial for aching and tired limbs and is a useful skin tonic. Note: Top to middle Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Sweet, light and tangy.