ESSENTIAL OIL GLOSSARY

Bergamot

Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia

Scent: Fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral note

 

Uses: Relieves Stress and Tension, Calming, Reduces Anxiety

Find it in: SLEEP Blend, Manipura Chakra Oil

Eucalyptus

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus

Scent: Strong pungent and herbaceous aroma with woody undertones

 

Uses: Stimulating, Natural Anti-inflammatory, Reduces Pain, Natural Decongestant, Antiseptic, Antibacterial

 

Find it in: BREATHE and SOOTHE blends

Frankincense

Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata

Scent: Warm and spicy, resinous fragrance

Uses: Reduces Stress, Lessens Negative Emotions, and Promotes Emotional Balance

 

Find it in: WAKE and ENLIGHTEN blends, Sahasrara Chakra Oil, and Dandelion Botanical Balms

Lavender

Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia

Scent: A rich floral and herbaceous scent

Uses: Reduces Anxiety, Alleviates Emotional Stress, Improves Brain Function, and Improves Sleep

 

Find it in: SLEEP and CALM blends, Agnya Chakra Oil, Lavender & Bee Balm Lip balm, Chamomile & Lavender Salt Scrub and Botanical Butter

Lemon

Botanical Name: Citrus limon

Scent: Strong bright lemon scent

Uses: Antibacterial and Antifungal, Reduces Inflammation, and Improves Circulation

Find it in: BREATHE and PROTECT blend, Vishuddha  Chakra Oil, Green Tea & Lemon Salt Scrub and Botanical Butter

*Can cause photosensitivity so avoid sun exposure for 12-24 hours after applying to your skin.

Lemongrass

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

Scent: Fresh, citrus, and herbaceous scent

 

Uses: Revitalizing for the Mind and Body, Natural Insect Repellant.

Patchouli

Botanical Name: Pogostemon Cablin

Scent: Warm, rich, and earthy aroma, often associated with hippies of the '60's and '70's.

 

Uses: Natural Insect Repellant, Natural Perfume

Peppermint

Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita

Scent: Sharp, minty, and sweet

Uses: Combats Fatigue, Promotes Wellbeing, Increases Mental Alertness, Relieves Muscle Spasms, Increases Circulation, Reduces Pain, Cooling, Antimicrobial, Natural Decongestant

Find it in: BREATHE, MOTIVATE, and SOOTHE blends, Peppermint Lip Balm, Green Tea & Lemon Salt Scrub and Botanical Butter

Rosemary

Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis

Scent: Strong, fresh, herbaceous, and woodsy scent

Uses: Protects Immune System, Stimulates Circulation, Natural Decongestant, Improves Memory, Increases Mental Clarity, Reduces Emotional Stress

Find it in: BREATHE, MOTIVATE, and PROTECT blends, Wild Bergamot Botanical Balm

Sweet Orange

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Scent: A sweet, citrus smell like concentrated orange peels

Uses: Uplifting, Promotes Wellbeing, and Reduces Stress

Find it in: WAKE blend

Tea Tree

Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia

Scent: Fresh yet slightly medicinal and woodsy scent.

 

Uses: Anti-fungal, Immune Stimulant, Reduce Dandruff, Antibacterial, Oil Balancing

Find it in: Wild Bergamot Botanical Balm

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