Balsam Tolu (Balsamum Tolutanum)
Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia) Great in skin tonics, Bergamot helps balance skin oil production and supports tissue regeneration. Known as a ‘Cicatrisant’, it also helps lessen the appearance of scars, and makes the distribution of pigments and melanin even and uniform – resulting in the fading of marks on the skin. In addition to outstanding effects on dull skin, Bergamot is believed to give a feeling of freshness and joy.
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) acts as an antiseptic, antiviral and decongestant. It provides a refreshing spa-quality scent and helps clear the senses.
Lavender (Lavendula Officinalis)
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) Lemongrass has long been used in Eastern medicine to treat muscular pain and stiffness, and has an uplifting lemony scent. Its astringent properties make it useful in the treatment of acne and blemishes, while its soothing properties help cleanse the skin - without the drying.
Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) With a sweet yet tart, citrusy aroma, Lime essential oil is well known in folklore for its ability to renew the spirit and clear the mind. Its astringic properties help clear oily skin and acne, and is useful as part of a natural beauty regimen.
Myrtle (Backhousia Citriodora) This essential oil has a distinctly lemon scent and is great for oily and acne prone skin, as well as rashes or insect bites. Folk medicine speaks to Myrtle's ability to lift a sagging spirit and help clear away negative feelings associated with stress.
Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martini) Obtained from a wild grass, Palmarosa essential oil combines a rose and geranium-like scent with a sweet honey undertone. In addition to a fantastic scent, the oil has antiseptic qualities that may be beneficial for skin infections, acne and dermatitis. Palmarosa moisturizes hydrates and balances sebum production while helping dull and mature skin by stimulating cellular regeneration. Uplifting to the emotions, Palmarosa is believed to help balance hormones and bring relief from mood swings and stress.
Patchouli (Pogostemon Cablin)
Peppermint (Mentha Piperata)
Rosemary (Rosemarinus Officinalis)
Tangerine (Citrus reticulate) Like other citrus oils, it is a great skin tonic, stimulates microcirculation, and balances sebum production. With a light, lively fragrance, Tangerine essential oil is believed to decrease stretch marks and help control acne. The sweet, comforting aroma is believed to help ease tension and insomnia, and helps to cheer, inspire, and strengthen.
Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Native Australians discovered that the oil from the leaves of the tea tree provided a natural cure for a wide variety of ailments, and is often regarded as a "first aid kit in a bottle." A valuable medicinal oil, tea tree helps heal infections and skin disorders and fights acne without causing dryness or other side-affects. It is a natural antiseptic, germicide, antibacterial, fungicide and deodorant which refreshes, stimulates and deep cleans both the skin and scalp. The scent is penetrating, but also clean, refreshing and lively.
Thyme (Thyme Vulgaris)
Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) With an exotic, sweet and sensual fragrance, fresh Ylang Ylang flowers are placed on the bed of newlyweds in Indonesia. The soothing and relaxing scent creates feelings of peace and warmth by restoring mental harmony and is regarded by many to be an aphrodisiac. Aside from an intoxicating scent, Ylang Ylang is excellent balancing oil - good for dry, normal, oily, sensitive or combination skin types. Its antiseptic properties make it an outstanding product for acne-prone skin.