Lavender is a fragrant flower in nature and has been used in potpourri and perfume-making for centuries. Also known as Lavendula Angustifolium, it is extracted through steam distillation from the flowers of the lavender plant.
Lavender is popular for many uses today such as aromatherapy, lotions, soaps, etc. Some of its benefits include aids in insomnia, prevents bugs, treats respiratory problems, aids in digestion, and many more.
Orange, also known as Citrus Aurantium, is obtained from the peels of orange by cold compression. It is known for its wide range of uses from industrial to domestic as well as medicinal uses. Orange is commonly found in food and beverages such as biscuits, chocolates, as well as juices.
It is also a popular fragrant in air fresheners, deodorants and sprays. Orange has a wide range of benefits that include anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, disinfects wounds, cures acne & dermatis, and many more.
The Bergamot plant, also known as Citrus Bergamia, produces a fruit that is hybrid between a sour orange and lemon. The oil is derived through cold compression from the peel of the fruit.
Bergamot is popular as a traditional medicine to soothe indigestion, bloating, as well as is widely used in perfume and skincare making. Some of Bergamot’s benefits include improving blood circulation, prevent infections, aid in digestion, and many more.
Cedarwood oil is derived from wood pieces of the Cedar trees. They include the needles, leaves, bark, and even the berries. The essential oil is extracted via steam distillation and is often used in products such as deodorant, shampoo, cologne… etc. Cedarwood has a wide range of benefits including anti-fungal, insecticidal, and it contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Best known for its antibacterial activities and used as a healing treatment in Australia for almost a 100 years, the Tea Tree oil, also known as Melaleuca oil, is distilled from the leaves of Australian plant Melaleuca Alternifolia. There are numerous uses for Tea Tree Oil ranging from cleaning products, to making cosmetics and cleansing products such as shampoos, body washes, skin creams, and ointments. Tea Tree is also known for fighting acne, soothing skin irritations, treating sensitive scalp and lice problems, as well as respiratory tract issues.
Peppermint, also known as Mentha Arvensis, is a herb which leaves are extracted through steam distillation. A cross between watermint and spearmint, it is one of the most widely used herb for medicinal purposes.
Due to its menthol effect, it is usually used in medication as well as certain sweets and candies for flavoring. Peppermint has a wide range of benefits that include treating indigestion, headaches, fever, stomach aches, respiratory problems, and many more.
Extracted from the leaves, stems, and flowers of the Geranium plant, the Geranium oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil. It is commonly used to improve mental, physical, and emotional health. Geranium has been known to alleviate anxiety, balance hormones, and uplift moods with its sweet smelling properties.
Lemongrass, also known as Cymbopogon Flexuosus, is a tall, perennial grass which is widely grown in India and tropical areas of Asia. It is a type of grass herb and is steam distilled from its leaves.
It is commonly used in food and beverages due to its nutrient-rich properties, and offers no cholesterol nor fats. It also aids in respiratory and stomach disorders, fever, infections, rheumatism, etc.
Lemon, also known as Citrus Limon, is cold pressed from the peel of lemons. For generations, it has been well-known for its many therapeutic properties such as aiding in indigestion, throat infections, obesity, respiratory problems, and many more.
It is commonly used in food and beverages such as the ever popular lemonade, lemon cakes and tarts. Some of its other benefits include hair, skin and dental care, treats indigestion and fever, helps in weight loss, and many more.
Ylang Ylang, also known as Cananga Odorata, is obtained from its flowers through steam distillation. It is commonly found in Asia and South Pacific islands.
Ylang Ylang is widely used in perfumes and aromatherapy due to its pleasant aroma properties. Ylang Ylang has a wide range of benefits that include treating depression, as an antiseptic, aphrodisiac, and it helps lower high blood pressure.
Rosemary, also known as Rosmarinus Officinalis, is a perennial woody evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean region. One of the most commonly used herb, it is often used for cooking, roasting, stews and soups due to its aroma.
Rosemary can also be consumed as tea as well as used in essential oils. Rosemary has a wide range of benefits that include reducing stress, balancing hormones, skin care, boosts immunity, and many more.
Derived from the extract of the Citrus Paradisi Grapefruit plant, the Grapefruit oil is known for its benefits in reducing oxidative stress and disease-causing inflammation with its antioxidants and phytochemicals properties. It is used to reduce stress, enhance mood, and improve digestion. Grapefruit oil also works as a natural detoxification agent that aids in cleansing liver, controls fluid retention, and activate the lymphatic system.