Organic Essential Oil Sampler
Certified Organic Essential Oil Sampler: Perfect as an introductory experience of aromatherapy. Includes ten 1-ml vials with the following essential oils:
- Balsam, Fir
- Cedar, Himalayan
- Eucalyptus Globulus, Sweet
- Geranium, Rose
- Lavender, Extra
- Orange, Sweet
- Peppermint, Fairtrade
- Rosemary, Cineol 1.8
- Ylang Ylang Complete.
Safety Precautions: Generally essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin. Please see the "How to Use" section below before you use them.
Farming Method Certified Organic
Balsam, Fir: Balsam Fir essential oil is steam distilled from the needles and twigs of the Canadian and northeast American balsam fir tree. It has been used for centuries by Native Americans for medicine and in religious ceremonies. It is used for chest colds, bronchitis and asthma and other conditions of the upper and lower respiratory tract. It may also help with arthritis, rheumatism and other forms of joint pain. Balsam Fir is used in anti-anxiety blends due to its elevating, strengthening quality. Its wonderful scent purifies the air and is often included in blends to diffuse over the holidays.
Bergamot: Bergamot Essential Oil is a refreshing, citrus scent to uplift one's mood, aid digestion and revitalize the body. It is often used as a fragrance in fine cosmetics. It is equally treasured for its mental benefits as well as its physical benefits. Below is a list of benefits that Bergamot Essential Oil provides relief for, by category. Nervous system: Reduces anxiety and depression, calming the mind and reducing worries. Digestive System: Stimulates digestion, energizing the liver, stomach and spleen. Skin care: Relieves skin conditions such as herpes, shingles, dermatitis, eczema and boils. Genito-urinary system: Useful with infections of the urinary tract and bladder. Respiratory system: Useful for tonsillitis, mouth infections, sore throat and halitosis.
Cedar, Himalayan: Himalayan Cedar Essential Oil brings the Himalayas into your home, into your car, into your meditation room, and into your life. Bestowing the grace and silent strength of the solemn cedar tree, sweetly fragrant Himalayan Cedar wood chips are collected and steam distilled to collect the essential oil. When you open the small bottle, immediately your senses will be soothed by the wise and gentle essence of these ancient trees, creating the perfect mood for meditation. The sweet, woody aroma of Himalayan Cedar Essential Oil has a regulating effect on the nervous system and is calming and sedating. The antiseptic, balancing qualities present in the wood help clear up skin conditions, while its anti-inflammatory effects soothe arthritis and rheumatism. Himalayan Cedar Essential Oil may also assist the lymphatic system.
Eucalyptus Globulus, Sweet: Eucalyptus Globulus is known for healing and easing symptoms of infectious illnesses. Just its presence in the air has a purifying influence, attacking airborne germs. Eucalyptus Globulus is the instantly recognizable scent of most cough and cold chest rubs, inhalers and medicines. The warming effect of Eucalyptus is helpful in soothing sore throats and breathing passages. It is antiseptic, attacking mucus and the cold virus. It is good for treating and preventing colds, particularly with congestion. Eucalyptus Globulus is also effective for treating lice, blisters, neuralgia and muscle pain; it can also be used as an insect repellent.
Geranium - Rose: Rose Geranium Oil has been valued for its delightful perfume-like aroma and yet it is so much more than a beautiful scent. It has a balancing effect on the female physiology, which relieves premenstrual and menopausal symptoms by regulating hormones. Emotionally, this essential oil lends confidence, happiness and relief from stress, so it is a handy aroma to carry with you on a job interview, a first date, or any occasion that produces anxiety. It is an excellent beauty aid for clearing up acne by bringing balance to sebum levels in the skin and stimulating cell regeneration. It is also extremely detoxifying which makes Rose Geranium Oil helpful in removing bacterial and fungal infections. It also helps in healing wounds and soothing skin inflammations such as eczema. Because it is a diuretic, Rose Geranium Oil reduces cellulite and water retention while aiding lymphatic drainage.Lavender Extra: The refreshing, floral scent of Lavender creates a calm, peaceful atmosphere, while instilling a sense of well-being. It harmonizes your nervous system with the perfect balance of masculine and feminine qualities. Lavender is healing, rejuvenating and cleansing for your skin. It is well-known for its ability to heal burns, as well as cuts, bruises, insect bites, sore muscles and scars. With its mothering energy and soothing aroma, it is the first choice in the treatment of insomnia and all stress-related conditions.
Orange, Sweet: Sweet Orange Essential Oil mixes well with other oils, is loved by children and is said to uplift the spirits, and be wonderful for skin care and aid digestion. Below is a list of benefits that Orange Essential Oil provides relief for, by category. Nervous system: Sweet Orange reduces seriousness, tension, nervousness, withdrawal, fear of the unknown, winter blues and insomnia. Skin care: It reduces cellulite, acne, dry and irritated skin, aged skin, rough and calloused skin. Circulatory system: Lymph sluggishness, swollen tissue. Digestive: Sluggish digestive system, gallbladder, constipation, flatulence, cramps, diarrhea, improving bile flow. Immune: Fever.
Peppermint: The fresh, slightly spicy, mint aroma of Peppermint saturates a room with freshness, clarity and vitality. Refreshing and stimulating, Peppermint Essential Oil has remarkably immediate effects on mental functioning. It seems to produce clear thinking and the ability to focus. It also is an excellent pain reliever and is always useful to have around. “Mint is one of the best known essential oils in aromatherapy. The oil belongs in every first-aid kit since it helps remedy acute dizzy spells, rapid heartbeat, tremors, shock and general weakness. A few drops inhaled from a tissue can bring quick relief. Mint oil is ideal for treating headaches, reactions to severe weather conditions, and tightness in the neck area…. “The oil helps people become clear-headed and refreshes spirits. Like Lemon, Lemongrass, Basil and Rosemary, Mint specifically stimulates the central hippocampus of the brain. It may be beneficial for people who are unable to concentrate or who have mental fatigue and memory lapses. This is an ideal oil to use in an aroma lamp in the office, in conference rooms, or in any situations in which a clean, uncluttered atmosphere is desired.” Complete Aromatherapy Handbook, Susanne Fischer-Rizzi.
Rosemary, Cineol 1.8: Rosemary refreshes the senses and provides a host of therapeutic benefits. It is known for its ability to wake up the body and spirit. Rosemary Cineole can be useful in treating chronic fatigue, respiratory conditions and cystitis. Rosemary is commonly used in hair care products, as it is reputed to renew hair growth and prevent premature baldness. It is used in the treatment of dandruff and oily hair and scalp. It is also known to have a positive effect on the cephalic regions, clearing the mind as well as improving memory and overall brain function. Rosemary contains camphor, which can help improve circulation and respiratory function. Therapeutically, Rosemary Oil can be used to promote blood flow to the pelvic region and uterus and support the digestive system. It is a diuretic and an expectorant/decongestant. Rosemary is also a known analgesic.
Ylang Ylang Complete: Ylang Ylang Complete stimulates the release of endorphins, which creates a sense of well- being and reduces pain. Ylang Ylang is also a powerful aphrodisiac and is best known as a treatment for sexual dysfunctions; therefore, it is the preferred choice of therapists. Nervous system: Lifts anxiety and depression, reduces anger and tension and stabilizes mood swings. Skin care: Relieves skin inflammation, bug bites, acne, oily skin and hair loss. Circulatory system: Useful in lowering blood pressure, reducing rapid heart and breath rate and releasing muscle spasms and tense muscles. Genito-urinary system: Useful in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopausal symptoms. Energy system: Useful in balancing the sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Balsam Fir: You can diffuse it, mix it with salt or something like that and use it in a bath or mix it with a carrier oil and use it for massage.
Bergamot: Dilution requirements: Topical Application for localized use on the skin: Dilute up to 0.5% (2.5 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil). See precautions below. Topical Application for whole body massage: Dilute up to 0.5% (2.5 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil). See precautions below. Aromatic Bath: Dilute in bath salts or milk or similar before adding to a full bath. See precautions below. Conditions: Urinary and vaginal infections: Prepare a therapeutic Hip Bath, adding the cleansing drops of Bergamot Essential Oil. Respiratory infections such as tonsillitis: Use Direct Inhalation. For freshening a room with a scent that everyone is sure to enjoy: Use a diffuser. Safety Precautions: Like some other citrus fruits, Bergamot contains a chemical compound called furo-coumarin, which makes skin extremely sensitive to the sun. To protect your skin from burning or discoloration, it is important to not use Bergamot Essential Oil on the skin right before sunbathing. Even when it is diluted, do not expose the skin to sunlight for 12 hours after application. This also applies to UV and infrared treatment. The recommended ratio of dilution is no more than 0.5%.
Cedar, Himalayan: Nervous tension, anger and stress: Aromatic Bath or Whole Body Massage. Discouragement: Diffusion, Topical Application on heart and chest area or Aromatic Bath. Arthritis and rheumatism: Topical Application For a calm, quiet Atmosphere: Diffusion Chronic bronchitis: Direct Inhalation from a diffuser Dandruff, dermatitis and psoriasis: Add Himalayan Cedar Essential Oil to unscented skin and hair products. Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy.
Eucalyptus Globulus, Sweet: Congestion and discomfort due to colds: Diffuse. Diffusing also will kill airborne viruses to help reduce the spread of the flu. Constricted breathing: Topical Application of 3 -5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil applied to chest Skin infections, blisters and ulcers: Add a few drops to a basin of water and cleanse skin with the water, or use a warm compress. Sore muscles: Topical Application of 3 -5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil Repelling insects: Topical Application of 3 -5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil Lice: Add 2% to any carrier oil and massage onto head. Leave on for at least an hour. Neuralgia: Topical Application of 3 -5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil Safety Precautions: Not appropriate for use with babies and small children. Toxic if taken internally, and even small amounts can be fatal.
Geranium - Rose: For Topical Application, dilute up to 5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil (unless otherwise indicated below); approximately 25 drops of essential oil per tablespoon of carrier oil. For Whole Body Massage, dilute up to 2% in jojoba or hazelnut oil, approximately 10 drops per tablespoon of essential oil. Hormonal imbalance, water retention: Whole Body Massage, Topical Application or Aromatic Bath. Oily and congested skin: Add to your unscented skincare products. Burns, wounds and ulcers: Cold Compress Sunburn: Topical Application Mature skin, dry skin, wrinkles: Topical Application, diluted to 2% in carrier oil (preferably rose hip seed oil) or your unscented facial care product. Dry, cracked lips: Topical Application, diluted to a total of 2% in Jojoba oil. Jet lag: Diffusion at night, Aromatic Bath or Topical Application on the heart, chest and head area. Menopause: Diffusion, Whole Body Massage, Topical Application or Aromatic Bath. Anxiety, depression, stress, tension, problems relaxing and other nervous system conditions: Diffusion, Whole Body Massage, Topical Application on whole frontal line or Aromatic Bath. Safety Precautions: While it is non-toxic, non-irritating and generally non-sensitizing, Rose Geranium can cause dermatitis in sensitive individuals.Lavender Extra: Burns, cuts, scars: Topical Application diluted 5% in carrier oil. If the wound is open, use undiluted in minute quantities. Helichrysum is preferable for larger injuries. Sore muscles: Topical Application diluted 3-5% in carrier oil. Anxiety: Diffusion, Topical Application diluted 5% in carrier oil, Aromatic Bath. Sleep disturbances: Diffusion, Topical Application diluted 3-5% in carrier oil. Safety Precautions: Generally non-irritating, non-sensitizing, and nontoxic. Be confident you are using true Lavender Oil, as Lavender is one of the most frequently adulterated essential oils.
Orange, Sweet: Cellulite: Massage, Aromatic Bath, add to shower gel. Nerves, tension, uptightness, feeling withdrawn, fear of the unknown: Diffusion, Aromatic Bath. Insomnia: Diffusion. Feeling down or winter blues: Diffusion. Lymph sluggishness, swollen tissue: Massage. Constipation: Topical Application. Sluggish digestive system: Topical Application. Air clearing: Diffusion. Safety Precautions: Nontoxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
Peppermint: For use on the skin (Topical Application), dilute up to 3-5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil. For Whole Body Massage, use no more than 2%; 2% is approximately 1 teaspoon (5ml) of essential oil per 1 cup (250ml) of carrier oil, or about 10 drops essential oil to a tablespoon (15 ml) of carrier oil. Nausea, vomiting: Direct Inhalation from the diffuser, or when traveling, a few drops on a tissue, or 1 drop on tongue. Mental fatigue: Diffusion or Topical Application on forehead, 3 – 5% in any carrier oil. Migraines, headaches, fainting, vertigo and other nervous disorders: In the Diffusion or Topical Application on forehead, temples or wherever the headache resides, 3 – 5% in any carrier oil. Colds, sore throat, flu and respiratory conditions: Direct Inhalation from the diffuser. Excessive sweating: A total of 1-2% added to your unscented personal care product. Acne: A total of 2% in a carrier oil or your unscented facial care product. Ringworm, scabies, dermatitis, psoriasis: Topical Application. Muscle pain, neuralgia: Topical Application, 3-5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil. Bronchitis: Topical Application on chest and back, a total of 3-5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil. Stuffy nose and mucous congestion: Steam Inhalation. Asthma: Direct Inhalation from the diffuser on a regular basis. Fever: Diffusion or Topical Application on whole frontal line and forehead. (The frontal line runs from the heart area upwards and downwards. It extends from the front of the neck to the pubic bone, parallel to the spine.) Palpitations: Whole Body Massage. Indigestion, colic, cramps, intestinal gas: Topical Application, Aromatic Bath. Safety Precautions: Peppermint is non-toxic and non-irritant, except in concentration. The menthol contained in Peppermint is a dermal irritant, so avoid contact with eyes, skin and mucous membranes. May cause sensitization in some individuals. It is a stimulating oil; therefore, it is not advised for use in the evening or at bedtime, as it may cause insomnia.
Rosemary, Cineol 1.8: Dandruff, lice, oily hair, insect repellent: Topical Application. Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea: Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath, Topical Application. Asthma, bronchitis, colds, cough, sinus problems, hysteria: Direct Inhalation, Steam Inhalation. Colitis, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, flu, jaundice: Topical Application, Compress. Fainting, nervous disorders, exhaustion: Diffusion, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath. Memory loss, mental fatigue, neuralgia, migraine: Diffusion Muscle aches and pains, circulation, varicose veins, rheumatism, arthritis: Topical Application, Compress, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath. Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant (in dilution), non-sensitizing. Avoid use if you have epilepsy, high blood pressure or are pregnant. Rosemary oil should not be used on children who are 3 years of age or younger.
Ylang Ylang Complete: For a sensual and romantic bath, add a few drops of Ylang Ylang to a cup of milk and add to bathwater. To create an uplifting and calming home or workspace, add a few drops into a diffuser and enjoy. For relief from PMS and menopausal symptoms, mix Ylang Ylang with a carrier oil and enjoy a nourishing massage. Safety Precautions: Ylang Ylang Complete is nontoxic and non-irritant, with possible sensitization. Use in moderation. Excessive use could cause headaches and nausea.