Bergamot ~ Citrus Bergamia
A cold pressed oil produced from the rind of a Bergamot Orange fruit. First extracted in the 1700's for use in Eau de Cologne.
It is the flavouring in Earl Grey tea. and said to reduce anxiety and is an effective antiseptic when applied to the skin.
Cedarwood ~ Cedrus Atlantica
Atlas Cedarwood oil has a woody, balsamic aroma. It is said to have a calming and soothing effect on the mind and body.
Also, it is believed to help with respiratory problems and has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.
Clementine ~ Citrus Nobilis
Cold pressed form the peel of the fruit, this fresh fragrance is said to combat depression.
Rich in vitamin C, it will keep skin firm and healthy.
Chamomile ~ Camomile
Roman Chamomile is known as Anthemis Nobilis and German Chamomile is Matricaria Chamomilla.
It is known to remove toxins from the bloodied act as an anti-septic.
Frankincense ~ Boswellia Serrata
This is a relative of Boswellia Carterii. The resin contains high levels of aromatic compounds which make ancient Frankincense a popular choice for many modern day applications, including soothing and nourishing, dry, ageing skin.
Galbanum ~ Ferula Galbaniflua
A fragrant gum resin extracted from a Persian plant. It is mentioned in the bible and was also used by the Egyptians and the Romans. It is thought to help with acne, asthma, bronchitis, cuts, inflammation, wrinkles and wounds.
Geranium ~ Pelargonium Graveolens
Geranium nourishes and hydrates mature skin, calm irritability and relieve insomnia.
It has been used to ward off mosquitoes and head lice.
Hempseed ~ Cannabis Sativa
Hemp seeds contain a plentiful amount of essential fatty acids that help to alleviate dry skin and eczema
due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Hyssop ~ Hyssopus Officinalis
Related to lavender, this pungent plant has been effective in treating female disorders. Also used to clear the respiratory system to get rid of mucus and bronchial spasms. Helps bruises and wounds to heal.
Jojoba ~ Simmondsia Chinensis
Of more than 350,000 identified plants, Jojoba is the only one which produces a significant amount of liquid wax esters
similar to those found in human sebaceous glands. Native Americans extracted oil from the seeds to treat sores and wounds.