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Organic Basil Essential Oil - Sweet (Ocimum basilicum)

Botanical Name - Ocimum basilicum
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy
Aroma - Sweet, strong and herbaceous 
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering herb
Chemical Constituents - Linalool, a-farnesene, cineol
- A good digestive oil especially upper digestive issues (stomach and small intestine). Useful for indecision and encouraging purposefulness and clarity

Organic Benzoin (Styrax tonkinensis & Ethanol)

Botanical Name - Styrax tonkinensis & Ethyl alcohol
Aroma - Sweet vanilla
Part of Plant - Tree resin
Extraction Method - Resin is released from the tree when the bark is incised. Organic Benzoin is a solid resin at room temperature, therefore it is combined with organic ethanol to render it more mobile. The dilution is 55% Organic Benzoin to 45% Organic Ethanol.
Country of Origin - Laos
Chemical Constitutes - Coniferyl benzoate, benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate
Uses - Soothing & warming. Benzoin helps soften and moisturise dry, chapped and hard skin. It can help to form a protective layer on the skin's surface and blends well with many other skin oils, including lavender and rose. Also supportive to the respiratory and urinary systems. Comforting, strengthening and stabilising.

Organic Cedarwood Essential Oil - Atlas (Cedrus atlantica)

Botanical Name - Cedrus atlantica
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy
Aroma - Dry, sweet and woody with honey overtones
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Wood
Country of Origin - Morocco
Chemical Constituents - A-himachalene, g-himachalene, d-cadiene
Description - A pyramid-shaped majestic evergreen tree, up to 131 ft. high. The wood itself is hard and strongly aromatic because of the high percentage of essential oil it contains.
History - This Cedarwood originates in the Atlas Mountains in North Africa. In former times, linen chests were frequently crafted from this wood to keep moths out. To date, clothes hangers are frequently crafted from this wood. The ancient Egyptians used this oil, namely to embalm, for cosmetics and perfumery.
Uses - Warming, uplifting, and toning. Cedarwood is a calming and soothing oil that is beneficial for all states of tension and anxiety, instilling feelings of peace. This oil may be beneficial for oily skin, acne, cellulite, chronic skin conditions, cystitis and respiratory problems. It is excellent for oily skin and hair and a very effective deodorant.

Organic Eucalyptus Essential Oil (Eucalyptus globulus)

Botanical Name - Eucalyptus globulus
Caution - *Not for use with children under 3, or if using homeopathic medicines. Avoid with high blood pressure and in epilepsy.
Aroma - Refreshing and penetrating
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves
Country of Origin - Portugal
Chemical Constituents - 1,8 cineol, limonene, a-pinene
Uses - Very powerful antiseptic, which works well for the respiratory system by opening up the airways and clearing mucus. Can be helpful for easing aches and pains and supporting the lymphatics. Useful for clearing grief and for purifying the atmosphere. Clears the head.

Organic Geranium Essential Oil - Rose (Pelargonium graveolens)

Botanical Name - Pelargonium graveolens
Aroma - Rose like, sweet and floral
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Aerial parts
Country of Origin - Egypt
Chemical Constituents - Citronellol, geraniol, linalool
Uses - Supports the endocrine system and helps to balance the effects of our hormones. Useful in aiding elimination and dispelling fluid retention and congestion. Excellent in skin care for combination and mature skin types. Balancing and harmonising to the emotions as well.

Organic Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)

Botanical Name - Lavandula angustifolia
Aroma - Refreshing and floral
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering tops
Country of Origin - France
Chemical Constituents - Linalyl acetate, linalol, cis-b-ocimene
History - It was Rene-Maurice Gattefosse who observed the healing effects of lavender oil when he burnt his hand in a laboratory accident, and it is still used today for burns including in hospitals, for it's pain relieving, antiseptic & skin healing properties.
Therapeutic effects - Lavandula comes from the Latin word lavare, meaning to wash, which is particularly appropriate because Lavender is so deeply cleansing in so many ways. It is a wonderful antiseptic and since it can be used neat on the skin, it is very useful for applying directly to cuts and sores – great for children and an essential addition to first aid kits. It also helps relieve pain and itching, as well as speeding the healing process. It is also an etheric antiseptic, so doesn’t just cleanse the body on a physical level, but on an energetic level too.
Uses - For everyday burns apply neat to the area. It is ideal for sun burn and can be included in an after sun treatment by adding a drop or two to your moisturizing cream or to some aloe vera gel and applying liberally. You could also use Lavender floral water as a beautiful way to refresh the skin in hot weather. To use as an antiseptic mouth wash, add a drop or two to a cup of water and disperse by stirring vigorously - use immediately and do not swallow. This can also be used for halitosis, & mouth ulcers. For any throat problems such as tonsillitis, infections and laryngitis, use in the same preparation, but gargle for as long as possible before spitting out. Lavender is anti-fungal, so is great for the treatment of thrush. Use as a gargle for oral thrush and for vaginal thrush, put a drop or two on your knickers, or a panty pad – this is much less invasive than the pessaries currently on the market. You can apply neat using a cotton wool pad to fungal toenail infections or in a foot bath or cream for athletes foot. A drop or two on the pillow at night can help with sleeping issues. It can be helpful for calming headaches in some people, just place a drop on fingertips and apply to temples. Lavender used as a herb is great for stress, insomnia and restlessness. It is blood cleansing and very supportive of the lymphatics. It has a cleansing effect on things that inhibit us.

Organic Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus Limon)

Botanical Name - Citrus limon
Caution - Phototoxic. Avoid sunlight and sunbeds for at least 12 hours after use on the skin
Storage - Store in a cool area to maintain optimum freshness
Aroma - Sharp and fruity
Extraction - Cold expression
Part of Plant - Peel
Country of Origin - Italy
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, b-pinene, y-terpinene
Origin - Believed to have originated from India, lemons were introduced to the Middle East around 100 AD by Arab traders, but did not reach Europe till the eleventh or twelfth century via the Crusades. They arrived in the New World with Spanish and Portuguese explorers from the late fifteenth century and were used by the British Navy to counteract the risk of scurvy on long sea voyages.
Uses - Supports digestion, particularly the elimination phase i.e. lower belly. Good for absorption and digesting fat. Useful in dealing with bacteria and candida in lower abdomen. Very detoxifying and good for areas we store poison e.g. the thighs. Also useful for colds or the flu. Perfect for sick rooms as it is very uplifting and anti microbial.

Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon citratus)

Botanical Name - Cymbopogon citratus
Caution - Possible skin irritant in high concentrations
Aroma - Sharp, sweet and lemony
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaf
Country of Origin - Sri Lanka / Nepal
Chemical Constituents - Citral, geraniol, methylheptenone, limonene
Uses - Strengthening and supporting to the nervous system, great for long term exhaustion. Helpful for aching muscles as it can aid in draining lactic acid and boosting circulation. Useful for oily or acne prone skin in a blend with other oils.

Organic Mandarin Essential Oil - Red (Citrus reticulata rosso)

Botanical Name - Citrus reticulata rosso
Caution - Possibly phototoxic, but not enough data exists to support this.
Storage - Store in cool area to maintain optimum freshness.
Aroma - Sweeter than the Green Mandarin, smooth, delicious aroma.
Extraction - Cold expression
Part of Plant - Peel
Country of Origin - Italy
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, g-terpinene, myrcene
Traditional Uses - Supports the digestion and appetite. Useful in skin care and often used in a blend for helping prevent stretch marks. An excellent oil for use with children. Gentle, soothing, uplifting and relaxing.

Organic Marjoram Essential Oil - Sweet (Origanum majorana)

Botanical Name - Origanum majorana
Caution - *Avoid with low blood pressure and in pregnancy
Aroma - Warm, sweet and herbaceous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Herb
Country of Origin - Egypt
Chemical Constituents - Terpinene 4-ol, y-terpinene, trans-thujanol
Traditional Uses - Has been used therapeutically for centuries, for it's warming and fortifying properties. Very useful for soothing aching muscles, especially when there is a need to warm and promote movement. Can help soothe painful periods when used in warm water as a compress or mixed with base oil as a rub.

Organic Neroli Essential Oil Blend (Citrus aurantium var. amara/helianthusannus)

Organic Neroli 5% blended in Organic Deodorised Sunflower Oil
Botanical Name - Citrus aurantium var. amara
Aroma - A very exotic, delicate floral aroma with the slight nuttiness of the organic cold pressed sunflower.
Extraction - Neroli essential oil - Steam distillation, - Sunflower oil - Cold pressed
Part of Plant - Flower
Country of Origin - Morocco
Chemical Constituents - B-pinene, b-myrcene, limonene
Uses - Deeply calming and soothing for the nervous system helping to relieve feelings of anxiety and nervousness. Soothing to the digestion, it helps release tension which restricts proper gastric secretions. May be a useful aid to a good nights sleep. Neroli is a beautiful skin oil helping to improve elasticity and aid regeneration, making it perfect for dry and mature skins. A gentle oil it is also helpful for sensitive skins and children in low doses. This oil is diluted in Organic Sunflower oil at a ratio of 5% Organic Neroli.

Organic Orange Essential Oil *Sweet* (Citrus sinensis)

Botanical Name - Citrus sinensis
Storage - Store in a cool, dark place to retain optimum freshness.
Aroma - Sweet, warm, delicious citrus aroma
Extraction - Cold expression
Part of Plant - Peel
Country of Origin - Mexico / USA
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, myrcene, a-pinene
Uses - Refreshing and uplifting, orange oil is like a little bottle of sunshine. It helps soothe anxiety and encourages the appetite and better digestion. Helps clear congested skins. Also delicious in chocolate!
This is a food grade certified oil.

Organic Black Pepper Essential Oil (Piper nigrum)

Botanical Name - Piper nigrum
Caution - *Avoid with homeopathic remedies
Aroma - Pungent, warm and spicy aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Crushed fruits
Country of Origin - Madagascar
Chemical Constituents - A-pinene, b-pinene, sabinene
Uses - Clearing, warming and a useful respiratory oil. Great in a massage blend for easing everyday aches and pains.

Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)

Botanical Name - Mentha piperita
Caution - Avoid with epilepsy and pregnancy or if using homeopathic remedies. Not for children under 3.
Aroma - Refreshing, menthol
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaf
Country of Origin - UK / USA
Chemical Constituents - l-menthol, n-menthone, menthyl acetate
Uses - Stimulating and refreshing. Peppermint is good for inhalations and easing sinus congestion. It has a relaxing effect on the stomach and is good for settling nausea.

Organic Pine Essential Oil (Pinus sylvestris)

Botanical Name - Pinus sylvestris
Caution - *Possible skin irritant in high concentration
Aroma - Fresh and forest-like
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Needles
Origin - France
Chemical Constituents - Alpha-pinene, limonene, beta-pinene, camphene
Uses - A powerful disinfectant and helpful in particular for problems affecting the respiratory system. Cleansing and reviving, this is a lovely balsamic essential oil.

Organic Rosemary Essential Oil (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Botanical Name - Rosmarinus officinalis
Caution - *Avoid with epilepsy, high blood pressure and during pregnancy.
Aroma - Fresh, woody, herbaceous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering top
Country of Origin - Tunisia
Chemical Constituents - 1,8 cineol, a-pinene, camphor
Uses - Stimulating and revitalising, helping to clear the mind and invigorate the body. Good for boosting circulation and for relieving general aches and pains. Excellent in hair care and useful for toning the skin.

Organic Rose Essential Oil (Otto) Blend 5% (Rosa damascena / Helianthus annus)

Organic Rose Essential Oil (Otto) 5% blended in Organic Deodorised Sunflower oil
Botanical Name - Rosa damascena / Helianthus annus
Aroma - Sensual, rosy, honey floral scent
Extraction - Organic rose essential oil - Steam distillation, Organic sunflower oil - Cold pressed
Part of Plant - From the petals which are hand picked at dawn, when the fragrance is at its best. There are around 600 rose flowers used to make the 0.5ml of pure organic rose otto essential oil in this product.
Country of Origin - Bulgaria
Chemical Constituents - Citronellol, geraniol, nerol
Uses - Incredibly decadent as a perfume, exquisitely luxurious added to a bath, or delicious applied to the face as a night oil.
One of our favourite ways to use this product is to massage a couple of drops just under the collar bones (both sides), usually there is a hollow area here, it is an area where many of us close in or contract ourselves around the heart (our shoulders hunch or become rounded). This technique supports us to open up the heart area, to become aware of when our bodies are contracting, and to be open to love!

Organic Thyme Essential Oil - Mild (Thymus vulgaris ct Linalol)

Botanical Name - Thymus vulgaris ct linalol
Aroma - Strong and herbaceous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering tops
Country of Origin - Spain
Chemical Constituents - Linalool, terpinen-4-ol, b-myrcene
Uses - A gentle variety of thyme, which is more suitable for use with children and on the skin. Soothing and warming for the chest and clearing to the lungs, this oil is very anti-microbial and anti-fungal.


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