Essential Oils are compounds extracted from plants. Essential oils are not meant to be swallowed. They can be used in aroma therapy or used on the skin. When using an essential oil on the skin, you should be careful to use as directed, the essential oil will need to be diluted before being put on your skin.

WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?

  • Peppermint: boosts energy and aids in digestion, treats irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, common cold, headaches, and migraines, relieves itching and muscle pain, relieves discomfort for people who have trouble swallowing.

  • Lavender: relieves stress, anti-bacterial, heals acne, soothes dry skin and eczema, anti-inflammatory, treats wounds, burns, scrapes, and cuts, insect repellent.

  • Bergamot: reduces stress and improves skin conditions such as eczema, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, treats acne, may soothe scalp irritation, relieves stress, lowers cholesterol, pain reduction,

  • Tea Tree: fights infections and boosts immunity, soothes itching and irritation due to dry skin, can treat oily skin, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, heals wounds, treats dandruff, improves moisture in hair, treats acne.

  • Lemongrass: has antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antioxidant properties, is an anti-inflammatory, relieves nausea and diarrhea, reduces gastric ulcers, reduces cholesterol, regulates blood sugar and lipids, has pain relieving properties, relieves stress, anxiety, headaches, and migraines.

  • Wintergreen: treats bacterial infections, colds, headaches, colic, skin conditions, sore throat, tooth decay, anti-inflammatory and topical pain reliever. The active ingredient in wintergreen oil, methyl salicylate, is closely related to Aspirin which is where its analgesic and anti-inflammatory benefits are derived from.

  • Eucalyptus: relieves cold symptoms such as cough and mucus build up, disinfects wounds, relieves respiratory conditions, blocks asthma symptoms, helps control blood sugar and can aid in diabetes treatment, soothes cold sores, freshens breath, eases joint pain,

  • Lemon Eucalyptus: aids in wound healing and disinfection, pain relief, relieves cold and asthma symptoms, repels bugs, has high antioxidant properties.

  • Camphor: antibacterial, improves respiratory function, relieves skin irritation and itch, pain relief, anti-fungal, anti-aging, reduces inflammation, heals burns, treats arthritis, relieves cough and congestion, relieves muscle cramps, spasms, and stiffness, heals cold sores, treats anxiety, depression, heart disease symptoms, poor circulation, warts, and earaches.

  • Citronella: insect repellent, anti-fungal, treats parasite infections, wound healing, improves mood and fatigue.

  • Rosemary: improves brain function, stimulates hair growth, pain relief, bug repellent, reduces stress, increases circulation, improves mood and fatigue, reduces joint inflammation.

  • Cedar wood: antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, anti-fungal, improves hair growth, treats dandruff, antimicrobial, helps treat acne, improves sleep, treats anxiety, repels insects.

  • Cinnamon: improves mood, antibacterial, disinfectant, used orally (but not swallowed) can treat oral infections, cavities, and strep, anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antioxidant.

  • Capsicum: relieves diabetic nerve pain (diabetic neuropathy), relieves chronic pain from conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, back pain, and psoriasis, reduces pain caused by postherpetic neuralgia (nerve damage caused by shingles), relieves cluster headaches, runny nose (not related to colds or allergies), nausea, vomiting, and pain, particularly after surgery.

  • Marjoram: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, reduces inflammation, reduces inflammation especially from chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, and autoimmune disorders, antimicrobial, anti-fungal, can prevent stomach ulcers, may help regulate menstrual cycle and hormones,

  • Clove bud: antimicrobial, relieves toothache, relieves muscle pain, relieves digestive upset, relieves cough and asthma symptoms, relieves itchy skin, potential for anticancer properties (effective in killing cancer cells in test tubes, human studies still under research), mild disinfectant, wound healing, pain relief.

  • Ginger: anti-inflammatory, relieves nausea, eases symptoms of arthritis, digestive issues, colds, and migraines.

WHAT DO ESSENTIAL OILS DO?

  • Arnica: Arnica is a perennial herb that grows in East Asia, Europe, Canada, and some areas of the northern United States. It has been used for medicinal purposes for several centuries. Arnica can be used to treat and reduce bruising, inflammation, sprains, and muscle pain associated with over exertion or injury, as well as infections and osteoarthritis. Arnica is also popular as a topical treatment after surgery, particularly plastic surgery because of its ability to reduce the accompanying postoperative pain, swelling, and bruising.

  • Menthol Crystals: Menthol crystals are derived from the Mentha arvensis plant. The essential oil is filtered and frozen resulting in a crystalline substance. Menthol is used for a vast number of ailments including relief from sinus discomfort, allergies, respiratory infections, cough, headache, fever, mood boosting or emotional stabilization, immune support, relief from itching, burning, and other skin irritation, reducing dark spots on skin, eliminating acne, tightening skin, reducing dandruff, regulating oil production on the scalp, promoting hair growth, shine, and fuller hair, relieving aches, pains, cramps, sprains, irritations, muscle spasms, nausea, and dizziness.

OTHER INGREDIENTS WE USE AND THEIR BENEFITS:

Essential Oils are compounds extracted from plants. Essential oils are not meant to be swallowed. They can be used in aroma therapy or used on the skin. When using an essential oil on the skin, you should be careful to use as directed, the essential oil will need to be diluted before being put on your skin.

WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?