Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) - Chamomile infusions have been used to soothe skin rashes, eases the itching of eczema, and is known to reduce skin inflammation. Its mild astringency makes it very good for deep-cleaning pores.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) A powerful antiseptic, cinnamon oil is great for oily complexions and imparts a warm, spicy, sweet, scent that has been used for centuries. It is great for circulation and sore muscles.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) - A tiny flower with a big lovely scent. Classic and true lavender, organic.
Lemon Balm Lemon balm was traditionally used to uplift the spirits and was used in spells to heal broken hearts and also to attract romantic love. Lemon balm is a lemon-scented, aromatic, perennial with serrated heart-shaped leaves and whorls of small blue, yellow, or white flowers. It is often found as a tea in combination with other relaxing herbs.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)
Marjoram (Origanum majorana) Marjoram is a culinary herb in the mint family. Throughout the middle ages it was worn by bridal couples to signify love, honor, and happiness.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) Passionflower is cooling to the body, calming to the mind, and soothing to the spirit. It quells disquietude, calms the ruminating mind, and can promote natural relaxation and stress reduction. In the spirit world, passionflower has been used as a magical charm to attract friendships and to bring peace, and the leaves can be placed in a house to illicit harmony and lessens discord. Passionflower is used for stress reduction, calming without sedation, and overcoming insomnia when combined with other calming herbs such as lemon balm and lavender.
Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) The world's most familiar "mint scent" is the aroma of peppermint. It is native to Europe, and is actually a natural hybrid of spearmint and water mint. Peppermint contains an essential oil that is unique among mints for its quality and flavor. Artificial mint compounds do not effectively duplicate the aroma or medicinal properties.
Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis) Rosemary is very fragrant and has a mildly astringent effect on the skin. Rosemary essential oil balances oily or problem skin, and helps in the treatment of comedones (pimples, whiteheads, blackheads) and acne. It is good for eczema and relieves muscle aches. Like many other pungent herbs, rosemary has antiseptic and antibacterial properties and ground rosemary leaves provide gentle exfoliation when added to soap.
Rosehips (Rosa canina and Rosa rubiginosa) Rose hips develop on wild roses as the flowers drop off and are one of the most concentrated sources of vitamin C available.
Rose Petals (Rosa damascena) The rose has been valued for its beauty and its perfume for thousands of years. Because rose oil deteriorates rapidly with exposure to sun and wind, the content is highest on the first morning when the flower opens.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) Thyme has been recognized since antiquity for its cleansing, healing and soothing effect on the skin. It has been used for centuries as a cleansing and invigorating bath, and helps refresh the mind and body. The name "thyme" comes from the Greek word thymus, which means courage.