Essential Oils of the Month
Cypress is one of the best oils for supporting the emotions during difficult times. It is also good for oily, acne-prone skin, excessive sweating, respiratory problems, varicose veins, hemorrhoids and for aiding the removal of toxins.
Hyssop is a warming, purifying and rejuvenating oil. Useful for respiratory problems, nervous disorders, fighting infection, regulating the menstrual cycle, promoting digestion and soothing aches and pains.
Spanish Lavender Sage is gentler than Dalmatian Sage. Excellent for brain health and cognitive function. Also good for the nervous system, colds, headaches, muscle and joint pain, cleansing the body and balancing hormones.
Pimento Berry essential oil is a perfect winter warmer. This warming, comforting, anti-viral oil is ideal for poor circulation, aches, pains, stiffness, digestive problems, low mood, fatigue, congested coughs and bronchitis.
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!
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.