Essential Oils of the Month
White Camphor is a powerful, stimulating essential oil that should be used with care. Ideal in Winter for boosting immunity, fighting coughs, colds and flu, combating the winter blues (or SAD) and soothing aches and pains!
Amyris also known as West Indian Sandalwood represents strength and spirituality. Perfect for lifting the mood and reducing stress. Also great for supporting meditation, inspiring creativity and revitalising dry and mature skin.
Sweet Orange essential oil has a sweet, fruity, fresh aroma that brightens up almost any blend. It is excellent for lifting the mood, relieving stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive problems, boosting immunity and balancing the skin!
Galbanum essential oil has been used since ancient times. Although not commonly used in aromatherapy it has some really useful properties and is particularly good for persistent pain and healing and rejuvenating the skin.
Manuka essential oil, also called New Zealand Tea Tree, has similar properties to Tea Tree but a less pungent aroma! Excellent as an insect repellent and for soothing for bites, stings, skin problems, and balancing the mood!
Wild Marjoram (Thymus mastichina) is not to be confused with Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana). An ideal oil for aches and pains, respiratory problems, boosting immunity and soothing the nervous system.
Rhododendron essential oil is ideal for
anything needing anti-inflammatory, antibacterial or detoxifying properties. It’s
also a lovely soothing, spiritual, harmonising and grounding oil for mind and
Spearmint essential oil is excellent for digestive problems. It also helps to stimulate and lift the mind, ease fatigue, relieve headaches and migraines, support the immune and respiratory systems and soothe the skin!
Tangerine essential oil is uplifting yet calming. Great for relieving anxiety, calming an over-active mind and relieving insomnia. Also good for digestive balance, easing muscle pain, stimulating the lymphatic system and toning the skin.
Bergamot Mint essential oil has a citrus fresh aroma with gentle mint undertones. Ideal for calming stress, anxiety and digestive discomforts including nausea. Also beneficial for winter respiratory problems and sore muscles.