Price From: £2.45Inci:Cinnamomumverum / C. zeylanicumLearn More
- Warming, analgesic and antispasmodic properties lend relief to aching muscles
- Has a high eugenol content, which makes it an effective pain reliever
- Stimulating, antibacterial and antifungal
Cinnamon is one of the oldest known aromatics, with an ancient history of being used in medicine, incense and flavoring. Extracted from the leaves of Cinnamon trees, this oil brings a similar scent that is pleasantly warm, spicy and reminiscent of Cinnamon. For blending purposes, it is between a base and middle note. It has a high eugenol content, eugenol being known for its analgesic properties, and used to relieve pain. Dilute in a carrier oil and apply for a topical massage. Or try diffusing or using in a vaporizer to protect against flu, cough and airborne infections while chasing away lethargy and replacing odors with its pleasant, stimulating scent. Not suitable for pregnant women.Blends beautifully with:
Orange, Cedarwood, Neroli, Rosemary, Lemon, Thyme, Ylangylang, Clove and Lavender.
Price From: £2.45Inci:Syzygiumaromaticum / Eugenia caryophyllata.Learn More
- Strong medicinal properties
- Used as a pain relieving antiseptic
- Contains eugenol, which is antiseptic and anti-inflammatory
- Has a warming, spicy, woody aroma that goes well with citrus.
Clove leaf oil has medicinal properties due to the high percentage of eugenol in it, which has long been used to treat gum diseases and in dental procedures for its antiseptic and inflammatory properties. Clove leaf oil can be used effectively for pain relief. Its healing properties extend to being carminative (helpful in relieving flatulence and aiding digestion) and antispasmodic. It was used in Chinese traditional and Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat oral ailments, skin infections particularly Athlete's foot, sciatica, chest congestion and bronchitis to name a few. Recommended to dilute before use, as it is quite strong and can cause skin irritation otherwise.Blends beautifully with:
Sweet Orange, Coriander, Cinnamon, Bergamot and Neroli
Price From: £3.55Inci:CoriandrumSativumLearn More
- Excellent aid for digestive health
- Increases energy and mental clarity
- Very aromatic and adds flavor in cooking
Coriander oil is one of the safest essential oils to use and is not potent. Derived by steam distillation from coriander seeds, it is related to Cilantro oil which comes from the leaves of the same plant. Coriander essential oil has a wide range of benefits from use in cooking to aiding good health. It is especially great for aiding digestion and appetite, and easing stomach pain and nausea. Health benefits also extend to regulating endocrinal secretions and promoting a healthy insulin response, and relieving muscle and joint pain. Aromatic use of coriander oil can increase energy, help improve moods with a calming yet rejuvenating effect, and encourage mental clarity. Coriander is naturally very strongly aromatic and has a spicy, herbaceous and earthy scent that is fresh and uplifting. Its high linalool content is great for improving skin complexion. Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to skin for a beneficial pick me up!Blends beautifully with:
Bergamot, Sandalwood, Ginger, Cinnamon, Cypress and Clary Sage.
Price From: £2.85Inci:CupressusLearn More
- Good for respiratory health, clears congestion
- Antiseptic properties due to presence of Camphene
- Helps balance oily skin
- Increases urination, thus reducing toxins in the body
With a rather masculine, woody and fresh scent, Cypress essential oil is popular at spas for its appealing aroma and soothing effects. It has a positive psychological impact and is used in aromatherapy for a grounding effect. Cypress oil is a great natural deodorant and tonic for improving blood circulation and dealing with cellulite, varicose veins and hemorrhoids. It has a hemostatic and styptic effect, that is, it promotes the clotting of blood and restricts blood vessels, which can be helpful in regulating blood flow in certain conditions, such as reducing heavy menstruation or helping to heal cuts. Cypress oil is also antispasmodic, and helpful in calming the respiratory system, clearing congestion and expelling phlegm. Not suitable for use in pregnancy.Blends beautifully with:
Cedarwood, Pine, Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot, Lime, Lemon, Orange, Sandalwood and grapefruit.