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Essentials on Oils ...
Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy Basics
Aromatherapy Recipe for Massage
Essentials on Oils
Healing Properties of Essential Oils
Basic Recipes
Aphrodisiacs
Basil Oil Details
Benzoin Oil Details
Bergamot Oil Details
Ylang Ylang Oil Details


Intro to Massage
Massage Modalities
Massage School Notes
Ethics
Anatomy & Kinesiology
The Muscles
Massage Sequences
Aromatherapy
Acupressure
Swedish Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Alignment Therapy
Pathology
Reflexology Massage
TriggerPoint Therapy
Trigger Charts


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Residential Property Management Community Manager PPA
Residential Property Management Assistant Manager, Leasing  HVA
Online Technical Account Manager
Massage Therapy Clinical Therapist
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ASP Support Client Services
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Help Desk Desktop Support
Call Center Client Communications
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Sales Special Orders
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Highlights and documents I have written

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 Massage Therapy

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 730 Hour Certification

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Many occupational hazards of adult life will be greatly alleviated by massage:

  • aching back and shoulder after a long office stint
  • exhaustion or overstrained muscles from physical labor or excessive exercise
  • circulatory problems from too little exercise by sedentary workers.
Massage can benefit you right down to the cellular level!

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The Essentials on Essential Oils
 
A WORD ABOUT THE QUALITY Essential oils:  Try to use only 100 % pure, 1st distillation, additive free, undiluted, therapeutic Essential oils. Pure therapeutic aromatherapy Essential oils are of the highest quality, imported from all around the world, internationally certified and meet strict ISO standards for quality.

Therapeutic
Essential oils are all derived from nature without the use of additives, alcohols or anything synthetic. Furthermore, no pesticides have been used on the plants from which our Essential oils have been extracted. Alwasy try to get -pesticide free- (Organic) Essential oils!

In most cases, 
Essential oils are steam distilled, while a few are cold pressed - Look for Essential oils that are first distillation only. These measures ensure you will receive the maximum health and therapeutic benefits when you purchase Essential oils.  Do not settle for less - and do not risk your health on cheap, diluted, alcohol additive pharmacy brand Essential oils they are not worth the money and are often simulated or blends!
 

Lavender

Effects: Calming, Therapeutic

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Floral, Sweet, Woody, Herbal

Combines well with: Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Diuretic, Insecticide, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Acne
  • Anxiety
  • Bronchitis
  • Burns
  • Catarrh
  • Chilbains
  • Circulatory Problems
  • Colds
  • Dandruff
  • Eczema
  • Flu
  • Headaches
  • Insect Bites
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • PMS Symptoms
  • Psoriasis
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Problems
  • Sunburn
  • Tension
  • Throat Infection
  • Wounds and Sores
Contra-indications:
 

Lavender should not be used during the early stages of pregnancy. Use Lavender with caution if you have low blood pressure.

Juniper

Effects: Cleansing, Refreshing

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Fresh, Woody, Sweet

Combines well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Rose

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Astringent, Diuretic, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Acne
  • Cellulite
  • Cystitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Disinfectant
  • Eczema (weeping)
  • Gout
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Rheumatism
  • Sores and Ulcers
Contra-indications:
 


Juniper should not be used during pregnancy or if you have severe kidney disease.

Jasmine

Effects: Soothing, Relaxing

Aroma: Base note

Scent: Warm, Floral

Combines well with: Chamomile, Citrus oils, Rose

Properties:

 Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Expectorant

Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Catarrh
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Lack of Confidence
  • Laryngitis
  • Mental Tension
  • Sensitive or dry skin
Contra-indications:
 

Jasmine is generally agreeable with most, but some allergic reactions can occur. Jasmine should not be used during pregnancy because of its antispasmodic properties.

Hyssop

Effects: Stimulating

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Warm, Sweet

Combines well with: Fennel, Lavender, Tangerine

 
 
Properties:

Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Diuretic, Expectorant, Stimulant

Uses:
 
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Mental Tension
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Water Retention
Contra-indications:
 


Hyssop should not be used during pregnancy, or if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.

Grapefruit

Effects: Refreshing

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Sweet, Citrus

Combines well with: Lavender, other Citrus oils

 
 
Properties:

 Antiseptic, Astringent, Diuretic, Stimulant

Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Digestive problems
  • Water Retention
Contra-indications:
 


Grapefruit is a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds.

Ginger

Effects: Warming

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Warm, Spicy, Woody

Combines well with: Cedarwood, Citrus oils, Eucalyptus

Properties:

Analgesic, Antidepressant, Expectorant, Stimulant

Uses:
 
  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Catarrh
  • Colds
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Exhaustion
  • Flatulence
  • Flu
  • Indigestion
  • Poor Circulation
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
Contra-indications:
 


Ginger may irritate sensitive skin.

Geranium

Effects: Comforting, Healing

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Floral, Sweet, Earthy

Combines well with: Chamomile, Cypress, Juniper

 
 
Properties:

 Antifungal, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Diuretic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Burns
  • Eczema
  • Edema
  • Fluid Retention
  • Neuralgia
  • PMS Symptoms (including swollen breasts)
  • Poor Circulation
  • Rheumatism
  • Tonsillitis
Contra-indications:
 

Geranium may irritate sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy due to antispasmodic properties.

Frankincense

Effects: Uplifting, Relaxing

Aroma: Base/Middle note

Scent: Sweet, Warm 

Combines well with: Lavender, Neroli, Rose

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Healing Wounds
  • Nervous Tension
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Skin Care (mature/aging skin)
  • Uterine Tonic (can be used for heavy periods and massage following childbirth)
Contra-indications:
 


None known

Fennel

Effects: Clearing

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Sweet, Earthy

Combines well with: Geranium, Lavender, Sandalwood

Properties:

Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Diuretic, Stimulant

Uses:
 
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Gout (combine with Juniper)
  • Nervous Tension
Contra-indications:
 

Do not use fennel during pregnancy or if you have epilepsy. Fennel may irritate sensitive skin.

Eucalyptus

Effects: Balancing, Stimulating

Aroma: Top/Middle note

Scent: Camphorous, Woody

Combines well with: Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Air Disinfectant
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Burns
  • Cuts
  • Decongestant
  • Flu
  • Headaches
  • Insect Repellant
  • Muscle Aches
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Urinary Infections
  • Wounds
Contra-indications:
 

Eucalyptus should not be used if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy and can be fatal if ingested.

Cypress

Effects: Relaxing, Refreshing

Aroma: Middle/Base note

Scent: Sweet, Refreshing

Combines well with: Citrus oils, Juniper, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

Antispasmodic, Astringent, Diuretic, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Edema
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Menopause Symptoms
  • Menstrual Symptoms
  • Muscle and Nerve Tension
  • Oily Skin and/or Hair
  • Rheumatism
Contra-indications:
 


Cypress has antispasmodic properties and is therefore probably best avoided during pregnancy.

Clove

Effects: Warming

Aroma: Base/Middle note

Scent: Sweet, Spicy, Fresh

Combines well with: Lavender, Orange, Ylang Ylang

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Expectorant, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Indigestion
  • Infected Wounds
  • Insect Repellant
  • Mouth Sores
  • Muscle and Nerve Tension
  • Room Disinfectant
  • Toothache
Contra-indications:
 

Clove is highly irritating to the skin and must be diluted to concentrations less than 1% prior to use.

Clary Sage

Effects: Warming

Aroma: Top/Middle note

Scent: Sweet, Spicy, Herbal

Combines well with: Geranium, Lavender, Rose

 
 
Properties:

Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Digestive Problems
  • Exhaustion
  • Muscle Cramps and Spasms
  • PMS Relief
  • Respiratory Problems
Contra-indications:
 


Do not use Clary Sage during pregnancy. Clary Sage is highly sedative - do not use before driving or other activities requiring a high level of focus and concentration.

 

Cedarwood

Effects: Soothing, Strengthening

Aroma: Base note

Scent: Woody

Combines well with: Bergamot, Rosemary, Sandalwood

 
Properties:

Antifungal, Antiseptic, Astringent, Expectorant, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulite
  • Cystitis
  • Dandruff (blend with Rosemary)
  • Skin Conditions (such as acne, eczema, oily skin)
Contra-indications:
 

Cedarwood may cause skin irritation to sensitive skin. Do not use during pregnancy.

Chamomile

Effects: Soothing, Relaxing

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Sweet, Herbal, Fruity

Combines well with: Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Digestive Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Acne
  • Blisters
  • Boils
  • Colitis
  • Depression
  • Digestive Problems
  • Flatulence
  • Gout
  • Headaches
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Neuralgia
  • Nervous Tension (anxiety, fear)
  • Rheumatism
  • Skin Conditions (dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis)
Contra-indications:
 

Chamomile may cause skin irritation. Not to be used in early pregnancy.

Cajeput

Effects: Clearing

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Camphor, Medicinal

Combines well with: Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Tea Tree

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Antiseptic, Expectorant, Insecticide

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Earache
  • Laryngitis
  • Lung Congestion
  • Neuralgia
  • Rheumatism
  • Skin Conditions (such as acne)
  • Toothache
Contra-indications:
 

In high concentrations, Cajeput may cause skin irritation.

 

 

Black Pepper
 

Effects: Stimulating

Aroma: Middle note

Scent: Warm, Peppery

Combines well with: Lavender, Rosemary, Sandalwood

 
 
Properties:

 Diuretic, Expectorant, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Chilbains
  • Colds
     
  • Constipation
     
  • Digestive Problems
     
  • Flatulence
     
  • Heartburn
     
  • Indigestion
     
  • Loss of Appetite
     
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Sinus Congestion
Contra-indications:
 

Black Pepper may irritate sensitive skin. Use well diluted. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Bergamot
 

Effects: Refreshing and uplifting

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Sweet, Spicy

Combines well with: Chamomile, Geranium, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Abcesses
  • Acne
  • Boils
  • Chicken Pox
  • Colds
  • Cold Sores
  • Cystitis
  • Flatulence
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Mouth Infections
  • Sore Throat
Contra-indications:
 

Bergamot is a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds. Bergamot has antispasmodic properties and therefore should be avoided during pregnancy.

Basil
 

Effects: Uplifting and stimulating

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Fresh, Sweet, Spicy

Combines well with: Citrus oils, Frankincense, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

Analgesic, Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Emmenagogue, Uplifting

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Constipation
  • Insect Bites
  • Mental Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Nervous Tension
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinus Congestion
Contra-indications:
 

May cause irritation to sensitive skin. Use well diluted. Not to be used during pregnancy.

 

 

Lemon

Effects: Refreshing, Stimulating

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Fresh, Sharp Citrus

Combines well with: Chamomile, Lavender, Ylang Ylang

 
 
Properties:

Antiseptic, Astringent, Antiviral, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Cellulite
  • Chilbains
  • Circulatory Problems
  • Cold Sores
  • Constipation
  • Corns
  • Gingivitis
  • Headaches
  • Insect Bites
  • Migraine
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Tonic
  • Sore Throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Varicose Veins
Contra-indications:
 


Lemon is a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds. Lemon should not be directly inhaled.

Lemongrass

 

Effects: Refreshing, Toning

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Sweet, Citrus

 

Combines well with: Basil, Cedarwood, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Diuretic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Colic
  • Fatigue
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Stimulates Appetite
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


None known

Marjoram

 

Effects: Soothing, Warming

 

Aroma: Middle note

 

Scent: Warm, Spicy

 

Combines well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

 

Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Diuretic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruises
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Digestive Problems
  • Flatulence
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • PMS Symptoms
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
  • Sprains
Contra-indications:
 

 


Marjoram has antispasmodic properties so use during pregnancy not advised.

Melissa / Lemon Balm

 

Effects: Uplifting, Refreshing

 

Aroma: Middle note

 

Scent: Fresh, Sweet, Herbal

 

Combines well with: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Antispasmodic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Acne
  • Cold Sores
  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Flu
  • PMS Symptoms
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Melissa / Lemon Balm may cause skin irritation. Use well diluted. Do not use during pregnancy.

Myrrh

 

Effects: Toning, Rejuvenating

 

Aroma: Middle note

 

Scent: Warm, Spicy (similar to musk)

 

Combines well with: Clove, Frankincense, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

 

Analgesic, Antiseptic, Astringent, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Digestive Problems
  • Mouth and Gum Problems
  • Stimulates Immune System
Contra-indications:
 

 


Myrrh should not be used during pregnancy.

Neroli

 

Effects: Relaxing

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Floral, Refreshing

 

Combines well with: Chamomile, Lavender, Sandalwood

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Depression
  • Digestive Problems
  • Dry or Sensitive Skin
  • Flatulence
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nervous Tension
  • Panic Attacks
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Neroli has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy.

Orange

 

Effects: Refreshing, Relaxing

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Fresh, Citrus

 

Combines well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Rosemary

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Detoxifying, Sedative, Tonic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Cellulite
  • Consitpation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive Problems
  • Dry, Sensitive, or Aging Skin
  • Flatulence
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Nervous Tension
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Orange has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy. Orange may irritate sensitive skin (use well diluted). Orange is also a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds.

Patchouli

 

Effects: Relaxing

 

Aroma: Base note

 

Scent: Sweet, Spicy, Woody

 

Combines well with: Geranium, Lavender, Neroli

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Astringent, Diuretic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Cellulite
  • Chapped / Cracked Skin
  • Depression
  • Eczema
  • Increase Libido
  • PMS Symptoms
  • Scar Tissue
  • Water Retention
Contra-indications:
 

 


None known

Peppermint

 

Effects: Refreshing, Stimulating

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Stong, Fresh, Menthol

 

Combines well with: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Rosemary

 
 
Properties:

 

Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Decongestant, Digestive Aid, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colic
  • Headaches
  • Indigestion
  • Insect Repellant
  • Migraine
  • Muscle and Joint Pain
  • Nausea
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore / Tired Feet
  • Toothaches
Contra-indications:
 

 


Peppermint has antispasmodic properties therefore use during pregnancy is not advised.

 

 

Petitgrain

 

Effects: Restoring, Stimulating

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Sweet, Floral, Woody

 

Combines well with: Bergamot, Lavender, other Citrus oils

 
 
Properties:

 

Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Acne
  • Anxiety
  • Digestive Problems
  • Exhaustion
  • Insomnia
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Petitgrain has antispasmodic properties therefore use during pregnancy is not advised.

Pine

 

Effects: Refreshing, Stimulating

 

Aroma: Middle note

 

Scent: Fresh, Woody

 

Combines well with: Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender

 
 
Properties:

 

Antiseptic, Decongestant, Disinfectant, Expectorant, Tonic

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Bronchitis
  • Cystitis
  • Disinfectant
  • Flu
  • Gout
  • Laryngitis
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
Contra-indications:
 

 


Pine may cause skin irritation in sensitive skin.

Rose

 

Effects: Relaxing

 

Aroma: Base/Middle note

 

Scent: Warm, Deep Floral

 

Combines well with: Bergamot, Chamomile, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

 

Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Diuretic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Aging Skin
  • Broken Veins
  • Depression
  • Dry Skin
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • PMS Symptoms
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sore Throat
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Rose has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy.

 
Rosemary

 

Effects: Refreshing, Stimulating

 

Aroma: Middle note

 

Scent: Refreshing, Woody, Herbal

 

Combines well with: Cedarwood, Geranium, Juniper

 
 
Properties:

 

Analgesic, Antidepressant, Antirheumatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Decongestant, Diuretic, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Burns
  • Cellulite
  • Colds
  • Digestive Problems
  • Fatigue
  • Flu
  • Gout
  • Liver and Gall Bladder Problems
  • Oily Skin
  • Poor Circulation
  • Rheumatism
  • Water Retention
  • Wounds
Contra-indications:
 

 


Rosemary has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy or if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.

Sandalwood

 

Effects: Warming, Relaxing

 

Aroma: Base note

 

Scent: Woody, Sweet, Exotic

 

Combines well with: Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine

 
 
Properties:

 

Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Diuretic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • Bronchitis
  • Cystitis
  • Fatigue
  • Frigidity
  • Impotence
  • Immune System Booster
  • Nervous Tension
  • Skin Conditions (such as acne, dry skin, eczema)
  • Sore Throat
  • Stress
  • Urinary Infections
  • Water Retention
Contra-indications:
 

 


Sandalwood has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy or in states of depression (may cause an even lowered mood).

 

 

Tea Tree

 

Effects: Cleansing, Refreshing

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Fresh, Medicinal

 

Combines well with: Best to use on it's own

 
 
Properties:

 

Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Detoxifying, Insecticide, Stimulant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Age Spots
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Boils
  • Burns
  • Catarrh
  • Colds
  • Corns
  • Cystitis
  • Dandruff
  • Fungal Infections
  • Immune System Booster
  • Itching (from insect bites, chicken pox, etc.)
  • Sunburn
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Warts
Contra-indications:
 

 


Tea Tree may irritate sensitive skin.

Thyme

 

Effects: Refreshing, Warming

 

Aroma: Top note

 

Scent: Sweet, Strong, Herbal

 

Combines well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile

 
 
Properties:

 

Antirheumatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Arthritis
  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Immune System Booster
  • Fatigue
  • Laryngitis
  • Memory (enhances)
  • Raises Low Blood Pressure
  • Rheumatism
  • Sore Throat
  • Stress
  • Tonsillitis
Contra-indications:
 

 



Tea Tree has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy or if you have high blood pressure. Avoid prolonged use as toxicity is possible

Vetiver

 

Effects: Relaxing

 

Aroma: Base note

 

Scent: Heavy, Woody, Earthy

 

Combines well with: Geranium, Lavender, Rose

 
 
Properties:

 

Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Arthritis
  • Cleanses the Aura (energy field around the body) to keep out disease
  • Exhaustion
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness
  • Skin Disorders (acne, aging skin)
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


None known

Ylang Ylang

 

Effects: Relaxing, Stimulating

 

Aroma: Base/Middle note

 

Scent: Heavy, Sweet, Floral, Exotic

 

Combines well with: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Geranium

 
 
Properties:

 

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, Sedative

 
 
Uses:
 
  • Anxiety
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Intestinal Problems
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Stress
Contra-indications:
 

 


Ylang Ylang may irritate sensitive skin. Do not use on inflammatory skin conditions and dermatitis. Ylang Ylang has a strong aroma and may cause headaches.

 

 
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