Essential Oils:
 glossary of therapeutic properties
Allspice: 
Congestion, sinusitis, arthritis, fatigue, muscle cramps, rheumatism, multiple sclerosis support, circulation stimulant, viral infections, stomach ache, nausea. Impotence, frigidity, depression, exhaustion, tensions. Herpes, shingles and acne. Anesthetic, analgesic, antioxidant, anti-infectious, powerful anti-bacterial with large spectrum of actions, antiseptic, antiviral, anti-fungal, aphrodisiac, muscle relaxant, tonic to body. Avoid during Pregnancy. Scent: Warm clove like sweet spicy fragrance, middle note. Source: Pimento Berry
 
Angelica: 
Nervous system sedative, carminative, anxiety and nervous fatigue. Related to a Chinese herb dong quai, a popular women's tonic. Regulates menstrual cycle, relieves menopausal symptoms. For dull irritated, inflamed congested skin. Psoriasis, fungal infections, general skin tonic. Chronic coughs, asthma, shortness of breath, smoker's cough and restores sense of smell. Arthritis and rheumatism. Blood thinner, circulation stimulant, cleanses toxins, aids white blood cell formation. Stimulates lymphatic system, especially good after an illness. Aids anemia, anorexia, stimulates appetite, aids uric acid, favors pepsin and hydrochloric acid production. Water retention, encourages estrogen, maybe useful for infertility. Exhaustion, migraine, insomnia, headaches, promotes feeling of balance, causes distaste for alcohol, gives incentive during difficulties and heartache. Avoid during pregnancy or with Diabetes. Scent: Sharp, similar to green stems just broken, base note. Source: Roots and Rhizomes
 
Anise: 
Antispasmodic, sedative, stabilizing, aphrodisiac, frigidity, impotence, estrogen like, has a calming effect on the nervous system, minimizes over excitement. Increases milk secretion, induces menstruation, helpful during menopause. Lice, infectious skin diseases, respiratory tonic, breathing difficulties due to nervousness, muscle spasms and aches. Cardiac stimulant, circulatory tonic, eases palpitations, colds and flu. Nervous stomach, hangovers, indigestion. Vertigo, migraines, invigorates tired mind, promotes sweet dreams. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: licorice, warm and sweet, top to middle note. Source: Seed
 
Basil: 
Weak nervous conditions, mental fatigue, depression, tension, stress, muscular spasm, concentration, physical and mental fatigue and to overcome emotional negativity. Uplifting, aids in memory recall and stimulates blood circulation. Helps with headaches, sinus congestion, migraines, nausea, sore muscles, herpes and shingles. Pain reliever, decongestant of the veins, congested prostate, rheumatoid arthritis. Stimulates hair growth and conditions hair. Restorative, general stimulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-infectious, antibiotic. Insect repellant, acne, skin tonic. Stimulates blood flow, decongests veins and pulmonary arteries, hypertension, varicose veins, stimulates pancreatic enzymes, adrenal cortex stimulant. May aid conception, eases breast engorgement. Do not use if pregnant. Scent: Sweet, spicy, warm and fiery, top note. Source: Flowering tops and leafs
 
Bergamot: 
Refreshes, relaxes, and helps relieve insomnia. Increases the production of white blood cells. Eczema, herpes, acne, psoriasis, skin infections, cold sores, blisters, shingles, and chicken pox. Aroma relaxes brain waves, very calming, balancing, antidepressant, reduces tension and hysteria, sedative, reduces fear, balancing, decreases Sympathetic Nervous System action. Painful digestion, colitis and loss of appetite. Tonic action on uterus. Antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, calmative. Do not use in sun products. Scent: Sweet, citrus, and refreshing, spicy floral undertone, top note. Source: Fruit Peel
 
Black Pepper: 
Analgesic, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, carminative, tonic, bruises, chronic bronchitis, warms, arthritis, muscle aches, pain, poor muscle tone, stiffness, rheumatism, good for before and after sports. Increases circulation, dilates local blood flow, lowers temperatures, anemia, burns fat, heartburn, nausea. Reduces frigidity, impotence, aids in detoxification, mental stimulant, aids alertness, increases stamina. Scent: Pungent, spicy, warm, peppery aroma, middle note. Source: Unripe Fruit Berry
 
Calendula: 
Anti-hemorrhage, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, fungicidal. Useful for burns, cuts, eczema, oily greasy skin, bruises, soothes skin, inflammations, insect bites, rashes, wounds, cracked dry skin, varicose veins. Stretch marks, diaper rash, regulates menstrual cycle, immune boosting, fluid retention, anti viral. Said to effect dreams and sleep. Shown in laboratory test to induce granulation, which is an integral part of the heal process for wounds. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Herbaceous, pungent, strong, base note. Source: Marigold Flowers
 
Cardamom: 
Eases coughs, congestion, bronchitis, chills, aids all pulmonary infections. Muscle spasms, sinus headaches, fatigue. Useful in cases of anorexia, colic, cramps, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, vomiting. Aphrodisiac, used to ease pregnancy and travel nausea. Mental fatigue, nervous strain, warming, uplifting, refreshing and invigorating. Scent: Fresh, sweet, green, spicy, balsamic, top note. Source: Seeds
 
Cedarwood: 
Cleansing, reduces anxiety, antiseptic, tonic, antifungal, arthritis, rheumatism, regenerative and reduces sinus congestion. Dries oily or blemished skin, natural astringent, used in acne treatments. Relieves eczema, psoriasis, skin inflammation, dandruff, bug bites, hair lose, dry or oily hair, soften skin. Lymphatic tonic, aids in the removal of body fat. Indicated for retention of fluid in the tissue and cellulite. Circulatory and lymphatic stimulate. Stress, tension and nervous disorders. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Soft, sweet, warm, woody, fruity, middle note. Source: Wood
 
Chamomile, Roman and German: 
There is an extremely large list of uses for chamomile including all skin conditions, severely infected skin, and cellulite. Anti-inflammatory effect, relieves cramps and spasms and helps in cases of shock. Used for menstrual disorders, skin problems, hypersensitive skin, broken veins, puffiness, strengthens tissues. Pain relieving, used for children's ailments, sedative, anti-depressant and nervousness. Relaxes the mind and body when stressed, anxious, depressed or can't sleep. Helpful with PMS, menopause, headaches, hyperactivity, eczema, skin rashes, acne, excessive acne, rosacea, allergic reactions. Increases production of white blood cells. Brightens and brings out highlights of hair when used in a shampoo. Analgesic action eases arthritis, low back pain and muscle pain, rheumatism, sprains, and inflamed joints. Gives patience and peace. Sedative to Central Nervous System. Scent: Sweet, herbaceous, fresh and fruity, middle note. Source: Flowering Herb
 
Cinnamon: 
Infections, aches, pains, stimulant, antiseptic, antibiotic, arthritis, antifungal, antiviral, analgesic and boost the immune system. Physical and emotional stimulant. Known as an aphrodisiac and antidepressant. Reduces drowsiness, irritability and the pain and frequency of headaches. Relaxes tight muscles, eases painful joints, increases circulation. Warts, respiratory infections, sore throats, colds, anorexia, impotence, induces menstruation, reduces frigidity. Avoid during pregnancy and with children. Scent: A sweet, spicy hot fragrance, smoky, warm, base note. Source: Leaf
 
Citronella: 
Insect repellant, keeps away mosquitoes, ticks, fleas an other pesky insects. Scent is very relaxing and helps relieve insomnia. Antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory. Used for pelvic pain, rheumatism and arthritis. Scent: Grassy, fruity, herbaceous with a citrus undertone, top note. Source: Grass
 
Clary Sage: 
Menstrual problems, PMS, fertility, exhaustion, insomnia, menopausal problems, calming, stress, depression, cramps, excessive perspiration and destroys odor-causing bacteria. Antiseptic, calmative, tonic, anti-infectious, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, nerve tonic, estrogen like, reduces hot flashes. Causes light euphoria and giddiness. Eases muscle and nervous tension, pain and indigestion. Rejuvenates tired adrenal glands, which are responsible for controlling anxiety levels in the body. Good for blemished, mature, wrinkled or inflamed skin, acne, boils, puffy skin, cell regenerator, oily skin and hair. Lowers high blood pressure and high cholesterol, aids arterial circulation. Stimulates digestion and metabolic rate. Lack of menstrual cycle or scanty menstrual cycle, stimulates hormones, aids labor and childbirth. Stimulates development of sex hormones and reproductive cells. Impotence, frigidity, increases peristalsis in smooth muscles of reproductive organs. Excellent for elderly, said to reduce number of epileptic attacks. Do not use during pregnancy or any hormone, reproductive organ cancer. Scent: Nutty, heady, herbaceous, peppery, base note. Source: Flowering Tops
 
Cypress: 
Increases circulation, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, menopausal problems, menstrual problems, fluid retention, cellulite, rheumatism, arthritis, tension, nervousness and sinus congestion. Astringent, antispasmodic, restorative, calmative, antibiotic. Reduces excess sweating and overly oily complexions. Mature, oily skin, acne, stimulates cell regeneration. Immune stimulant, may increase pancreatic stimulant, can act as female hormone stimulant. Induces menstruation, eases all hormone imbalances, decongest prostate. Antidepressant, increases mental energy and attentiveness by reducing drowsiness and irritability. The fragrance is comforting and is said to aid in smoothing transitions, especially the loss of a loved one and the ending of relationships. Scent: Fresh, woody, clear, light, a clean scent, middle to base note. Source: Branches
 
Eucalyptus: 
Colds, flu, fever, muscular aches and pains, headaches, sluggishness, mental exhaustion, rheumatism, insect bites and rashes. Antiseptic, expectorant, antibiotic, antifungal, anti-infectious and anti-parasitic. Affects dermis layer, increases respiratory metabolism of skin cells, oxygenates skin. Asthma, regenerative affect on pulmonary tissue, coughs, lung infections, colds, and flues. Immune stimulant, increases the gamma and beta globulin's. Aids hypoglycemia, raises blood sugar level. Aids concentration. Do not use with very small children or with high blood pressure or epilepsy. Scent: Pungent, sharp, strong and camphor-like, top note. Source: Leaves
 
Everlasting: 
Used for pain relief, bruising, general tonic, circulatory disorders, rheumatism and arthritis. Antispasmodic, analgesic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory and cell regenerating. Used to treat skin conditions, acne, scar tissue, mature skin, stretch marks, spots, warts, old scars, dermatitis, broken veins and burns. Antibacterial, boosts immune system, lessens muscle pain, arthritis, plantar facia and enlarged veins. Helps relieve depression, nervous exhaustion, and stress. Stimulates cells, regulates cholesterol, detoxifying and can be used for withdrawals. Regulates blood pressure, increases circulation, liver congestion or fatigue. Scent: Strong, spicy sweet with herbaceous notes, base note. Source: Flowering Heads
 
Fennel: 
Abdominal pains or cramps, menstrual problems, PMS, menopausal problems, hot flashes, fertility, obesity, cellulite, nausea, and fluid retention. Estrogen like, stimulant, increases sexual response, regenerative, antiseptic. All types of stomach and intestinal disorders. Inhaled during childbirth because it is estrogen like and augments lactation. Good for women from menstrual problems from the onset of menses to menopause. Good for watery, dull, mature skin, wrinkles. Asthma, congestion, neuromuscular spasms. Detoxification from nicotine, drugs, alcohol, toxic hangovers. Do not use while pregnant or with epilepsy. Scent: Sweet honey, very licorice-like, and warm, top to middle note. Source: Seeds
 
Frankincense: 
For dry, mature, aging skin, acne, pimples, scars, smoothes out wrinkles, balances out oily skin, tonic to all skin types. Deepens breathing, aids asthmatic coughs, rheumatism, uterine tonic, breast inflammation. Anxiety, nervous exhaustion, stress, nightmares, calming sedative effect. Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressant, astringent, immunostimulant, sedative, uterine tonic, digestive calmative, diuretic. Scent: Soft, balsamic, heady fragrance, warm, middle to base note. Source: Gum Resin
 
Geranium: 
Female reproductive disorders, fertility, circulatory disorders, antidepressant, menopause, hot flashes, bruising, hemorrhoids, nervous fatigue and emotional balance. Astringent, antiseptic, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-infectious, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and regenerative. Good tonic astringent for skin. All conditions of the female reproductive system and the nervous system. Scent: Flowery rose, sweet, dry citrus undertone, middle note. Source: Leaves and Stalks
 
Ginger: 
Rheumatism, arthritis, numbness, muscle fatigue, digestive problems, nausea, nervous exhaustion, sexual tonic and seasickness. Antiseptic, stimulant, analgesic, aphrodisiac and fortifying. Reduces inflammation, headaches, sinusitis, stimulates appetite and aids in circulation. Powerful tonic for entire digestive system. Varicose veins, poor circulation, eases angina, aids lower back pain, sprains and injury. Aids impotence, frigidity, regulates menstruation. Scent: Peppery, fresh, sharp, pungent, earthy, warm, top note. Source: Rhizome
 
Grapefruit: 
Muscle fatigue, stiffness, acne, mental exhaustion, fluid retention, athletes foot, tones congested skin, tightens skin, antiseptic, disinfectant, detoxification and anti-infectious. Astringent for oily congested skin and hair, aids hair growth. Reduces cellulite, depression and headaches. Disinfects airborne germs. Increases circulation, stimulates lymphatic system detoxification, regulates body weight with regular use. Aids jet lag, PMS, alcohol and drug withdrawals. Scent: Warm, sweet and fresh citrus, top note. Source: Fresh Peels
 
Hyssop: 
Regulates fat metabolism, aids digestion of fats, tonic to digestion. Acne, bruises, cuts, wounds, dermatitis, eczema, inflammations, scars, cell regeneration. Asthma, aids in liquefying and eliminating mucus, emphysema, sore throats, coughs. Traumas, contusions, rheumatism, arthritis, support for Multiple sclerosis, normalizes low blood pressure. Stimulates menstrual flow, useful in puberty ovarian problems. Anxiety, fatigue, nervous tension, stress related problems, clears head, aids deep concentration and focus, creativity, stimulates medulia oblongata. Avoid in pregnancy, children, elderly and epilepsy. Scent: Woody, earthy, sweet and warm, middle note. Source: Flowering Plant
 
Jasmine Absolute: 
Aphrodisiac, fertility, nervous tension, stress-related conditions, antiseptic and skin care. Sedates the nervous system, headaches and insomnia. Used for sensitive, mature, aging skin, stretch marks. Stimulates brain waves and sharpens mental awareness. Adds smoothness and elegance to perfumes. Good for dry, greasy, irritated skin. Helpful for any type of menstrual problems. Balance a woman's hormones to create a regular menstrual cycle. Great help in labor. Scent: Distinctively rich, warm, floral, and sweetly exotic, top note. Source: Flowers
 
Juniper: 
Fluid retention, obesity, mental exhaustion, infections, nervous tension, toxicity, overindulgence of food, premenstrual bloating. Antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant, anti-parasitic and has tonic effect. Treats pain and inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism, varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Increases circulation and reduces fluid retention. Pick-me-up and counters tiredness and reduces anxiety. Used for acne, eczema, dermatitis, greasy hair, hair loss, dandruff and decongest the venial system. Good airborne disinfectant. Heart tonic, circulatory stimulant, cleans blood and aids in toxin accumulation, especially uric acid. Useful in diabetes, eases menstruation, poor memory, jet lag, uplifts. Scent: Fresh, fruity, woody, spicy and herbaceous, middle note. Source: Fruit
 
Lavender: 
Rheumatism, dermatitis, eczema, sunburn, insect bites, headaches, migraine, insomnia, infections, arthritis, anxiety, tension, panic, hysteria, fatigue, rashes, nervous conditions, spasm, balancing and relieves pain. Effective in treating infected hair follicles and other minor skin conditions, pimples, black heads and light forms of acne. Antiseptic, analgesic, antispasmodic, tonic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, anti-infectious, antitoxin, anti-parasitic, restorative, antidepressant, calmative, sedative. Good for all skin types, balances sebum. Good for burns, psoriasis, scars, thread veins, all problems concerning splitting of dermis and epidermis, soothes and regenerates cells. Stimulates cleansing and detoxifying. Helpful with dermatitis, eczema, sunburn, calmative, sedative, hot flashes and restorative. Cardiac tonic, lowers or balances high blood pressure, blood thinner, increases capillary circulation, aids in lymphatic detoxification. Raises blood sugar, eases digestion. Helpful and soothing in the birthing room, aids childbirth pain and speeds delivery. Brain and Central Nervous System sedative, nervous tension, manic depression, mood swings. Excellent children's remedy. Scent: Fresh, floral, light, powdery, and sweet, middle to top note. Source: Flowers
 
Lemon: 
General tonic, infections, detoxification, general fatigue, obesity, balances sebum, acne, boils, warts. Increases shine and growth of hair and nails. Reduces physical exhaustion, digestion, rheumatism, arthritis, colds, flu and all respiratory disorders. Antibiotic, sedative, astringent, stimulates immune system, antidepressant, antiseptic, and calmative. Perhaps the most effective oil in a room spray for disinfecting the room air. Promotes weight loss, reduces cellulite, useful for oily complexions, hair and skin blemishes. Strengthens epidermis function, aids epidermal circulation, gland stimulant and purification. Stimulates connective tissue, elastin and collagen. Lightens skin pigment. Raises blood pressure, reduces hypertensive and diabetic accidents, reduces blood sugar. Balances stomach acidity, endocrine stimulant. Induces labor when overdue. Stimulant to brain, all sense organs and Parasympathetic Nervous System Used in Japan to increase workers productivity and concentration. Some value found in reducing nightmares. Do not use in sun products. Scent: Light citrus scent, clean, sweet, sugary, top note. Source: Peel
 
Lemongrass: 
Infections, acne, general tonic, nervous conditions, cellulite and skin care. Astringent, calmative, antiseptic, anti-infectious and anti-parasitic and antifungal. Good for hair, face and body, improves muscle tone. Enlarged pores, tissue toner, stimulates hydration and lymphatic detoxification, aids weak connective tissue and tightens elastin weakness. Acts as an insect repellent and fights ringworm. Supports Thymus Gland, activates resistance cells and supports spleen action. Induces menstruation and increases milk in nursing mothers. According to researchers, it is more effective against staph infections than either penicillin or streptomycin. Reduces headaches, rheumatism and nervousness. Excellent in skin care preparations, athletes foot, excessive sweat, for scabies and to tone all the tissue. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Citrus, herbaceous and smoky, top note. Source: Herb Grass
 
Lime: 
Antispasmodic, sedative, insomnia and anxiety. Useful in men's fragrances. Deodorant, astringent, eases inflammations. Good for coughs, colds and congestion. Aids cardio-vascular disease, anti-coagulant. Useful in cases of apathy, anxiety, nervousness, depression, listlessness, exhaustion, uplifting, cheering, and useful in cases of alcoholism. Do not use in sun products. Scent: Fresh, citrus scent, sweet and candy like, top note. Source: Peel
 
Mandarin: 
Convalescence, digestive problems, exhaustion, nervous tension, irritability, cellulite, skin care, relieves anxiety, tonic, calmative and antiseptic. Highly sedative, hypnotic, useful with overexcited children, insomnia and mental distress. Safe and effective to be used for children. Skin toner, acne, congested and oily skin, softens dry skin. Cardio-vascular tonic, stimulates appetite, PMS. Powerful sedative. Scent: Warm, light citrus, and fruity with floral overtones, top note. Source: Peel
 
Myrrh: 
Inflamed skin, boils, athlete's foot, chapped skin, mature skin, wrinkles and ringworm. Sore throat, lost voice, asthma, cough, colds, aid in degenerative diseases, stimulates white blood cells. Ulcers, gas, loss of appetite, diarrhea and gas. Stimulant to thyroid, hyperthyroidism, aids in production and balance of thyroxin. May balance reproductive systems and hormones, may induce menstruation, balances sexual appetite. Calming, good for weak emotional states, coldness apathy, lack of incentive. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Warm, smoky, slightly musty and earthy, base note. Source: Gum Resin
 
Neroli: 
Nervousness, calming, insomnia, scar tissue, improves elasticity, increases muscle tone, tension, PMS, palpitations, fear, shock, relieves anxiety and stretch marks. Sedative, antidepressant, anti-infectious, antibiotic, tonic, calmative and an aphrodisiac. Stimulates brain waves and relaxes the body. Facial softener, great overall skin care benefits, regenerates skin cells and tones mature, dry, sensitive skin. Appropriate for all skin types. Cardiac circulatory and arterial tonic, balances blood pressure, poor circulation, immunostimulant, infant colic. Aphrodisiac, relieves depression, PMS, aids in labor and delivery. Tranquilizes Sympathetic Nervous System. Scent: Floral, powdery, spicy, sweet with highly radiant fragrance. Source: Orange Tree Flowers
 
Niaouli, Nerolidol Type: 
For men only! According to the Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual this is not recommended for females due to it's testosterone-like quality, which has a powerful effect on the testicles and pituitary gland. Adrenal stimulant, asthenia, impotence, viral hepatitis, aids arterial hypertension, aids muscle tone, rheumatoid arthritis, serious skin diseases, eczema. Aphrodisiac, hormone like properties, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertension, balances sympathetic nervous system. Not for use for any females or children. Scent: Sweet, fresh camphoraceous odor, middle note. Source: Leaves
 
Sweet Orange: 
Diuretic, constipation, helps eliminate toxins, overindulgence, antiseptic, nervous anxiety, disinfectant and general body tonic. Calmative, sedative and antibiotic. Overall, skin care, obesity and water retention. Dull, oily, puffy skin, wrinkles, strengthens epidermis, increases circulation, cell hydration, supports cell regeneration. Wonderful air disinfectant. Increases fluid circulation, aids digestive process. Adrenal stimulant, energizes, nervousness, tension, stress reducing. Do not use in sun products. Scent: Fresh, fruity, tangy, sweet lively, top note. Source: Zest
 
Palmarosa: 
Physical exhaustion, stress related problems, convalescence, acne, scarring, skin care, nervousness, anorexia, athlete's foot and other fungal infections. Eczema, general fatigue and uterine tonic. Antibiotic, antiviral, anti-infectious, antiseptic, emollient and stimulant. Great in birthing room. Regeneration of skin cells and aids in regulating oil production of the skin. Cellulite, hydrolipid retention, tonifying, blackheads, astringent, cleansing. Tones muscles, circulatory stimulant, cardiac fatigue, dilates vessel, normalizes thyroid. Wonderful for teenagers to elderly skin. Scent: Sweet, rosy, floral, herbaceous, top note. Source: Grass Herb
 
Patchouli: 
Uterine tonic, stress related disorders, dermatitis, athlete's foot, ringworm, parasites and helps eliminate toxins. Tonic, anti-infectious, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, astringent, enlarged pores and calmative. Rejuvenates skin cells, used on aging, mature and dry skin prone, scars to acne problems. Antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, eczema and inflamed dry cracked skin. Reduces appetite and relieves headaches. Eliminates dandruff, repels bugs, and relieves insect bites. Cellulite, slows breathing, eases menopausal sweats, impotence, frigidity. Valuable in perfuming, gives an alluring and lasting quality to any perfume. Scent: Earthy, musty, penetrating, persistently strong, base note. Source: Leaves and Flowers
 
Peppermint: 
Headaches, migraines, nausea, fatigue, apathy, coughs, digestive problems, muscular pain, nerve pain, sinus congestion, shock, faintness, travel sickness, mental tiredness, poor circulation, stimulating, and strengthening. Antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-infectious, stimulant, tonic, anti-parasitic, antiviral, analgesic and decongestant. Aphrodisiac, cooling, tonic and stimulant to heart rate and brainwaves. Disinfects the air. Ringworm, detoxification, cellulite. Asthma, sinusitis, heart tonic, cardiac fatigue, constricts capillaries. Menstrual cramps, discourages milk flow, balances Sympathetic Nervous System, calms mental racing and depression. Scent: Minty fresh, slightly camphor-like, candy-like, top note. Source: Leaf and Flowering Tops
 
Petitgrain: 
Calming, nervous conditions, acne, insomnia, depression, general debility, anxiety, stress related conditions, skin care and has sedative effect. Antispasmodic, stimulant, tonic, calmative, anti-infectious, antiseptic. Balances the Autonomic Nervous System. Balances Central Nervous System, useful in cases of excessive acne, reduces perspiration and dry hair and skin. Scent: Floral, fresh and revitalizing with a hint of orange. Source: Orange Tree Leafs
 
Ravensara: 
Cold sores, muscular pain and fatigue, general tonic, insomnia, overall immune stimulant, detoxification, raises overall energy and creates optimistic mood. Antiseptic, antiviral, antitoxin, antibiotic, anti-infectious and expectorant. Herpes, asthma, allergies, neuromuscular problems, eases joint pain. Chronic fatigue syndrome, shingles, mononucleosis, and insomnia. Rub on tired muscles. Estrogen like properties, wonderful during labor and augments milk secretion. Can be stupefying and is a strong analgesic. Useful for excessive or lack of menstrual cycle. Good from onset of menes to menopause. Regulates skin disorders especially those due to hormone disorders. Scent: Spicy, herbaceous, clear, sweet, licorice-like, middle note. Source: Leaves and Branches
 
Rose Attar: 
Infertility, female reproduction problems, depression, anxiety, headaches, nerve tonic, insomnia, nervous tension, circulation, emotional crisis, scarring, general tonic and uplifting. Anti-infectious, antiseptic, astringent, antiviral, tonic, stimulant, aphrodisiac and an emollient. A cell rejuvenator, radiation burns. Stimulates brain waves to keep the mind focused and alert. Cleaning, regulating and cooling. A powerful effect on female and male sex organs, reduces frigidity, sterility and is useful in cases of psychological impotence, also increases semen count. Used for all skin types especially mature, dry and sensitive skin and acts as a tonic astringent. Poor circulation, lowers high blood pressure, lowers cholesterol level, immune stimulant, hangovers, nausea, postpartum depression. Excellent for Babies and Children. Scent: Intense, sweet, fruity and floral, top note. Source: Fresh Flower
 
Rosemary: 
Muscular pain, rheumatism, arthritis, muscular weakness, helps eliminate toxins, memory enhancement, overwork, general debility, infections, overindulgence, acne, exhaustion, poor circulation, cellulite, skin care, hair care, migraines, headaches, sinus problems, general tonic and relieves tension. Especially good for muscles and nerves. Antiseptic, stimulant, analgesic, antidepressant and anti-toxic. Helps wake you up. Scent: Fresh, powerful, sharp, middle note. Source: Flowering Top, Leaves and Twigs.
 
Rosewood: 
Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal and tonic stimulant. Candida, depression, debility, overwork, sedative, antiseptic. Acne, dry, sensitive, inflamed dermatitis, scars, combination skin, wrinkles, cell stimulant and tissue regenerator. Immune stimulant, headache, nausea, aphrodisiac, relaxant, stabilizes and balances the Central Nervous System, jet lag. Scent: Sweet, woody, powdery soft, underlying rose scent, middle note. Source: Wood
 
Sandalwood: 
Fluid retention, scarring, acne, skin care, aphrodisiac, relaxing, stress, tension, nausea, nervous exhaustion and chronic illness. Antiseptic, antidepressant, tonic, astringent, emollient, calmative, anti-infectious. Sedates the nervous system, subduing nervousness, anxiety and insomnia, reduces nerve pain and relaxes brainwaves. Encourages new cell growth. Good for dry and oily hair. Acne, dry, aged, chapped skin, good aftershave moisturizer, useful as hair dressing, increases water retention of collagen. Heart tonic, cardiac fatigue, increases circulation. Increases fat metabolism, aids digestion. Stimulates development of sex hormones and reproductive cells, pelvic and prostrate decongestant. Possible male pheromone-like, testosterone stimulant. Scent: Warm, rich, sweet, woody, light, base note. Source: Wood
 
Spearmint: 
Anti-inflammatory, calming, nervous stress, tension and tonic for the digestive system. Wonderful ability to create feeling of joy, happiness and child-like lightness. Very refreshing to the skin, asthma, all respiratory problems, refreshing to muscles and headache pain. Appetite stimulant, menstrual complaints, eases labor, reduces milk secretion. Considered very good for children in low dosages. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Minty, cool, candy-like, fresh, top note. Source: Flowering Tops
 
Tangerine: 
Relaxant, sedative, inspires and hypnotic. Useful for overexcited children, insomnia, and mental distress. Smoothes out stretch marks, helps break down cellulite fat pockets, tired aching limbs. Vascular system tonic, increases lymphatic drainage. Aids with PMS and menstrual cramps. Excellent children and elderly remedy. Do not use in sun products. Scent: Sweet, sparkling fresh citrus, top note. Source: Peel
 
Tea Tree: 
Rashes, insect bites, nail fungus, dermatitis, ringworm, thrush, head lice, sore throats, boils, congestion, arthritis, cold sores, fatigue, useful for a wide spectrum of infections. Anti-infectious, antibiotic, balsamic, antifungal, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, stimulates immune system, analgesic and antiseptic. Hastens healing of wounds, diaper rash, acne, ringworm and insect bites. Protects skin during radiation treatment. Encourages regeneration of scar tissue and reduces swelling. Acts as an oil-controlling agent. High germicidal value. Has the property to penetrate pus and by mixing with it, the pus liquefies which causes it to slough off, leaving a healthy surface. Asthma, coughs, throat infections, stimulates blood circulation and lymphatic circulation. Scent: Sharp, spicy, warm with medicinal tones, top note. Source: Branches
 
Vanilla Absolute: 
According to researchers the scent is most similar to mother's milk than any other fragrance. Calming, soothing recalls warm memories. Commonly used in perfume industry. Induces menstruation, nervous sedative, calms emotions, eases tensions, anger, frustration. Do not use during pregnancy. Scent: Sweet, honey-like, distinctive scent, base note. Source: Beans
 
Vetiver: 
Acne, cuts, mature skin, oily skin and dry skin. Infections, inflammations, cell regenerator, eases masculine aging signs, works on the dermis layer, atrophic and slack skin, increases adipose base, softens and hydrates, detoxifies connective tissue and epidermis by stimulating capillaries. Arthritis, muscle aches, pains, sprains, stiffness, circulation, activates blood supply, detoxifies connective tissue and lymphatic system. Fortifies red blood cells, increases oxygen, cools fevers, stimulates and aids depressed immune system. May aid diabetes, pancreatic stimulant. Aids impotence, frigidity, induces menstruation, eases postpartum depression. Debility, depression, insomnia, nervous tension, mental and physical exhaustion, balances Central Nervous System. Scent: Earthy, musty with softness, woody, base note. Source: Roots
 
Ylang Ylang: 
Nervousness, physical exhaustion, stress, skin care, balances sebum, nervous tension, irritability, anxiety, PMS, regulates circulation, uterine tonic, hair growth promoting and is relaxing. Sedative, antiseptic, antidepressant and calmative. Has a narcotic scent. One of the most relaxing fragrances to mind and body. Relaxes Central Nervous System. Balance the entire system, aphrodisiac, impotence, frigidity, and breast firming. Scent: Sweet, intense, floral, tropical, middle to base note. Source: Tree Flowers


Sources:
Essential U
American College of Healthcare Sciences

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