Essential Oils and Ingredients
The flesh of the avocado contains nearly 50% plant oil. A good source of vitamin E and magnesium leaving the skin smooth and soft.
Has skin protecting properties and helps to relieve chapped skin.
Is an uplifting oil aiding in concentration and clear thinking, helps relieve anxiety and mental fatigue. Good for respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, sinus congestion, and head colds. Basil can improves the tone and condition of the skin.
Lifts the spirits, relaxes the nervous system, and reduces anxiety and frustration. Good for eczema, acne, blemishes.
Is soothing and calming, powerful in relieving insomnia. Its diuretic and antidepressant qualities provide relieve from PMS or menopausal problems. Especially good for dry, sensitive skin or for allergy problems such as eczema.
Can be used in a preparation to provide an effective rub for muscular stiffness and rheumatic pains. Powerfully anti-infectious, an inhalation of Cinnamon can relieve coughs, colds, and sore throats. Warm and spicy, makes a useful tonic for a sluggish circulatory system to promote vitality and increase energy.
Antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, deodorant. Good for dandruff and fungus. A wonderful treatment for dry and mature skin. Reduces inflammation, assists in clearing up acne. Helpful with female concerns.
Has decongestant, expectorant, antiviral and antibacterial properties making it excellent for colds, flu, sinus problems and asthma. It is an analgesic, especially for pain associated with arthritis, bursitis, and muscle aches.
Has a tonic effect on the skin and is very good for mature skin. It is a calming oil. Because it slows and deepens the breath, it is useful both as a meditation aid and for respiratory problems.
Is a hormone regulator containing balancing properties useful on both on the emotional and physical levels. It is an uplifting oil which helps relieve anxiety and depression. Because it balances the production of sebum, it is valuable for many skin problems, including acne and eczema and is especially good for mature skin. Geranium also has antiseptic and diuretic properties.
Can be included in a rub for achy muscles, arthritis, rheumatism and to promote circulation. Its warming qualities are good to use for feelings of loneliness and depression; its energizing properties make a good aphrodisiac.
Is a humectant (attracts water), drawing atmospheric water onto the skin to aid hydration.
grapeseed carrier oil
Has antioxidant properties which can help protect skin from damaging free radicals.
jojoba carrier oil
Closely resembles the sebum of the skin, and is rich in Vitamin C, promoting a glowing complexion.
Is the most useful of all essential oils. Its psycho-emotional benefits include calming and relaxing, making it helpful in relieving insomnia, nervous tension, irritability, and anxiety. A strong analgesic, especially good for headaches, muscle aches, and joint pain. Its antiseptic properties make it useful for cuts, burns and bites. Lavender is appropriate for all skin types, but is especially healing for disturbed skin, including acne, eczema, and psorasis.
Clarifying and detoxifying, helps to rid the body of phlegm and congestion; the antiviral action works on coughs, colds, and flu. Astringent and antiseptic properties make a powerful cleanser for the skin. Refreshing and uplifting, lemon will ease an overburdened mind, sharpen awareness, regain focus.
An excellent anti-depressant, Lemongrass tones and fortifies the nervous system addressing depression, lethargy, moodiness. Makes an excellent massage treatment to ease sore muscles, strains, and spasms. Analgesic properties address nervous headaches. Antiseptic and astringent properties are perfect for a facial toner for greasy skin and acne.
Brings warmth and activity to joint stiffness caused by arthritis, rheumatism, muscular aches and pains. Makes a wonderful topical application to be applied where there is poor circulation. Strengthens the immune system. Alleviates nervous fatigue, sharpens the senses. Warm and spicy Nutmeg activates and promotes intimate enthusiasm and expression.
Hydrates and tones skin, balances the production of sebum, and stimulates cellular regeneration. Because of palmarosa's antiseptic properties, it is good for the treatment of acne.
Is particularly beneficial for irritated nerves and depression. The anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, fungicide properties address acne, dry, cracked skin, eczema, aging skin. With its warm and earthy fragrance, Patchouli arouses passion energizes sensuality and can be used as an aphrodisiac.
Is best known as a digestive aid, but has many other uses. It is an analgesic, decongestant, making peppermint useful for relief of headaches, muscle aches, arthritis, colds, asthma, sinusitis, and bronchitis.
Is a stimulant to the brain as well as the body. It aids memory, relieves mental strain, useful for fatigue, muscle soreness, and arthritis. It is also a decongestant and a hair tonic, especially useful for treatment of dandruff.
Is used for focusing, meditation, and as an aphrodisiac. Especially good for mature or dehydrated skin, but also due to its astringent and antiseptic qualities addresses acne.
sweet almond carrier oil
Is an excellent emollient with a wonderful ability to soften and re-condition the skin. Rich in proteins and Vitamin D, sweet almond oil is extremely nourishing for the skin.
Is calming and relaxing. Vanilla will soothe feelings of anger, frustration, and irritability.
Acts against bacteria, viruses, and fungi as well as stimulating the body's own immune system. Useful in the treatment of cuts, burns, athlete's foot, dandruff, acne, colds, sinusitis, and bronchitis.
Can be incorporated into a useful ointment to reduce swelling and for bruises and sprains. Has an astringent effect, helping to tone the skin.
Is sedative, antiseptic, antidepressant and an aphrodisiac. Produces feelings of well being. Useful for insomnia, depression, and anxiety. Restores mental harmony.