Calabrian Rosemary is similar in properties and fragrance to Tunisian Rosemary. The aroma is a little sweeter and the properties a little stronger.
Rosewood essential oil deadens moderate pain, it dulls the throbbing of a toothache. It also helps to calm muscle fatigue and soreness or pain in the joints. Headaches also can be relieved by placing a drop or two of this essential oil on each temple with a cotton swab.
Rue is a hazardous oil but is helpful for compression wounds, contusions, physical overexertion, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, strengthening the capillary veins, dental problems - deep aching - 'dry socket', painful feet and ankles, aching heels, and painful stiffness in wrists and hands.
Used throughout history for its spiritual properties. Stress releasing, relaxing, calming, helps to slow breathing, excellent for dry and mature skin. Anti-wrinkle, when added to creams and carrier oils.
Sage inhibits fungal infections like Athlete’s Foot. It is high in antioxidants which slow symptoms of aging - wrinkles, sagging skin and muscles, reduction in vision and hearing capabilities, malfunctioning of the brain, memory loss. It reduces the effects of excessive intoxicants and narcotics and ingestion of excessive salty or spicy food.
A less costly and more ethically sound substitute for Sandalwood Vanuatu or Sandalwood Mysore, Sandalwood Amyris is good to use with a diffuser, either on its own or blended with cedarwood or other woody oils.
Sandalwood is antiseptic, soothing and sedative and it has a pronounced effect on mucus membranes. Chronic chest infections, sore throats and dry coughs as well as bronchitis and asthma can benefit greatly from this oil, as well as cystitis and bladder infections.
Satin Skin Face Oil is created to help the skin recover from outbreaks, to keep the skin smooth and looking youthful and to combat the signs of aging such as fine lines, dryness and tiredness
When your mind is tired and in need of stimulating and upliftment, then Spearmint Essential Oil is the one for you, It is useful for dealing with digestive problems including flatulence, constipation, diarrhea and nausea, and it relieves hiccups.
Spikenard can help smooth wrinkles and fine lines and has rejuvenating properties. In Ayurvedic healing it helps with heart diseases, mental retardation, urine-related problems, insomnia, oedema, haemorrhoids, arthritis, gout, fractures, and obstinate skin diseases.
This therapeutic oil has so many uses that you can sum it up by saying if it hurts, soothe it with St. John’s Wort Oil. Useful for healing burns and damaged skin. Used as an anti-inflammatory, St John’s wort oil is a helpful remedy for cold sores and genital herpes
The vivid and brilliant colours of Tagetes give an indication of its vital nature and the richness of its therapeutic properties. It is a good anti-infection oil; it is anti- microbial, antibiotic, anti- spasmodic, anti-parasitic and an insecticide
Lemon scented Tea Tree was used extensively by the Maoris for burns and irritations of the skin. It is antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-mucus, and a digestive stimulant.
Tea Tree's antiseptic qualities as well as its effectiveness against bacteria mean that Tea Tree is often used in hospitals in the fight against bacteria and viruses. Tea tree oil acts as an immuno-stimulant and increases the body's ability to fight off any infections.