Herb Essential Oils work on the mind and induce deep relaxation. Uplifting and stimulating, they are excellent for stress related to mental and emotional trauma. Oils such as Marjoram, Melissa and Clary Sage are deeply sedating and act as a nerve tonic. Peppermint is warming in winter, and cooling in summer. Basil, Peppermint and Rosemary are strong cephalic stimulators. Rosemary, Sage and Thyme are excellent for hair growth, dandruff and other hair and scalp disorders. Herb oils include: Basil, Clary Sage, Fennel, Hyssop, Marjoram, Melissa, Oregano, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme.
Flower Essential Oils work on the spirit and are relaxing, soothing and tranquillizing. Ideal for stress. Neroli and Chamomile (Roman) are ideal for teenagers battling to cope. These oils are also aphrodisiacs and ideal for imbalances related reproductive system. Flower oils include: Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Ylang ylang
Citrus Essential Oils are antiseptic and excellent for infections, which range from urinary tract to respiratory colds, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. Citrus oils are relaxing and relieve stress. Suitable for children and pregnant women. They are cleansing oils, detoxifying the body and reducing weight, while dealing with cellulite as well. They have a cleansing effect on the digestive system and its organs. Good for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, etc. and blend well with tree oils for these conditions. Citrus oils include: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange and Tangerine.
Tree Essential Oils are high in antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral constituents so are ideal for fungal, viral and infection related conditions. Like athlete’s foot, candida, ringworm, etc. to respiratory infections such as the common cold, influenza and pneumonia. They are excellent in treating any infection involving other systems of the body such as cystitis or nephritis (the urinary system); meningitis or the nervous system; colitis or pancreatitis (the digestive system). They are good at getting stagnant things moving i.e. constipation, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, mucolytic. Good for chronic and acute allergy related conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, hayfever, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, etc. They are mild pain relievers and blend well with spice oils which are pain relievers as well. Tree Oils include Cajeput, Camphor, Cassia, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Niaouli, Petitgrain, Pine, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Tea Tree.
Gum Essential Oils come from trees and therefore have the same properties as tree oils - antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral. They are cell rejuvenations and beneficial in the treatment of wrinkles for mature skins. Gum oils blend well with tree and citrus oils in the treatment of respiratory and skin infections or inflammation. Gum oils include: Benzoin, Frankincense & Myrrh.
Grass Oils are insect repellent. These oils tone the skin. Grass oils blend well with citrus and flower oils to aid stretch marks. They are relaxing, soothing and toning. Grass Oils include: Citronella, Lemongrass and Palmarosa.
Written by Cecelia Salvesen, who is a Therapeutic Aromatherapist and Reflexologist.
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