Niaouli Essential Oil Melaleuca viridifolia
Source: Melaleuca viridifolia is produced in Australia.
Extraction: Niaouli essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of ..
Nutmeg Essential Oil Myristica fragrans
Nutmeg was used for centuries, mainly as a remedy for digestive and kidney problems. It is also considered an aphrodisiac.
Oakmoss Essential Oil Evernia prunastri
It was called ‘lungs of oak’ by the Native Americans who used it for wounds and respiratory complaints. The lichen primarily grows on oak tre..
Sweet Orange Essential Oil Citrus sinensis
Oranges are used extensively in Chinese medicine. The Romans drank orange-flower water after orgies in the hope it would reduce hangovers. ..
Palmarosa Essential Oil Cymbopogon martini
Source: Cymbopogon martini is produced in Brazil and India. It is also known as Indian Geranium.
Extraction: Palmarosa ess..
Patchouli Essential Oil Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli has been a much-prized herb in the East since ancient times. It was used to scent linen and clothes.
It reached the West in the 19th ..
Peppermint Essential Oil Mentha piperita
Mint was prized in Japan and China for centuries and has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 1000 BC.
Traditionally, people drank it as ..
Petitgrain Essential Oil Citrus aurantium amara
Petitgrain has been used in eau de Cologne for hundreds of years because of its refreshing, stimulating and deodorising effects.
Pine Longleaf Pinus sylvestris
Pine was used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for respiratory problems and muscular aches, as it still is in saunas throughout Scandinavia. Historically th..
Rose Geranium Essential Oil Pelargonium SP
Source: Pelargonium SP is produced in France.
Extraction: Rose Geranium essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the f..
Rosemary Essential Oil Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary has long been valued as a sacred plant. It has been used for magic, medicine and on the menus of most early civilisations.
It is b..
Rosewood Essential Oil Aniba rosaeaodora
Source: Aniba rosaeaodora is produced in Brazil.
Extraction: Rosewood essential oil is extracted from the wood chippings by steam ..
Sage Essential Oil Salvia Lavendulaefolia
(Also known as Lavender-Leaved Sage.)
Source: Salvia Lavendulaefolia is produced in Spain.
Extraction: Sage essential o..
Sandalwood Amyris Essential Oil Amyris balsamifera
A cheap substitute for East Indian Sandalwood in perfumes and cosmetics. Originally cultivated primarily in Haiti where it was known as ..
Sandalwood Mysore Essential Oil Santalum album
Sandalwood has long been a favourite perfume ingredient, and the ancient Egyptians, Chinese and Indians used it for incense and embalming.