Updated: Dec 30, 2018
We offer the addition of our premium 100% essential oils into any of our unscented skin products. Whether you'd like a light fragrance for a touch of aromatherapy in your daily routine or if you'd like to take advantage of the potent effects of essential oils, a few drops in your custom product can go a long way. All these oils have benefits to offer each of us but you can keep on reading if you'd like to learn about the different oils we carry so you can pick the oil that's best for your needs! We're always working to continue expanding the oils that we have available in our store so stay tuned.
Orange (Citrus Sinensis)
Our Orange essential oil is sourced from Mexico, is certified organic and cold pressed. It's made from the orange rind so it has that same sweet and light scent. As for its benefits:
Oranges are rich in d-limonene - a potent phytochemical which helps keep our cells young and healthy! Orange oil has also been found to be an effective anti-fungal and anti-bacterial; and because it is rich in antioxidants it helps boost the immune system's fight free-radicals.
When you put all the benefits of orange oil together it becomes clear why it's a powerhouse for your skin by helping to eradicate bacteria, boost collagen, decrease skin wrinkles, and protects against UV damage. An extra benefit is that even just the smell of oranges has a calming effect on the human nervous system and has been used to treat mild-forms of depression and stress. Although most Citrus oil should be avoided when going in the sun, Great for: Oily and Acne Prone Skin, Dull Skin, Fogginess, Low Energy Levels, Stress
Our Peppermint essential oil is sourced from India, is certified organic and steam distilled. It's made from the green leave and flower top and it has strong minty notes with a herbaceous warm undertone. Peppermint is probably best known for its ability to ease respiratory symptoms like congestion, sinusitis, and asthma to name a few. What you might not know is all the other ways peppermint is a great addition to your oil collection.
Peppermint has antispasmodic properties that makes it a great natural painkiller and when mixed with a filler oil (or one of our body oils) it does wonders when massaged into sore muscles and joints. It has anti-inflammatory and invigorating properties which is highly effective is massaging the nasal passages - this is what makes it the most recommended essential oil for allergies. You can also add a few drop of Peppermint and Eucalyptus essential oil to some coconut oil and create a natural vaporub. In some studies they've even found that inhaling the oil can help improve memory and alertness. Great for: Acne Prone, Allergies, Sinus Congestion, Headaches, Fatigue
If you're looking for a calming scent to ease stress and anxiety - Lavender is usually oil number one. Even some animal based anxiety responds well to a light touch of oil (remember their noses are typically stronger than ours). Lavender has a fresh aroma that is both floral and herbaceous. Beneath that relaxing smell is a lot of potent benefits. Researchers have found that the oils from the Lavandula genus work as a potent anti-fungal on an impressively wide spectrum; because of its antibacterial and antiseptic properties it is used to treat acne and kill bacterial on skin naturally. Our oil is sourced from France and the Ukrain.
Lavender oil helps to boost circulation which helps it to aid wound healing and treat hair loss. If you have dandruff or an itchy scalp, try rubbing a little bit of Lavender essential oil in a carrier oil to stimulate circulation in the scalp. This stimulating nature of the oil also helps to loosen up phlegm and ease the symptoms of sinus congestion, bronchitis, asthma, the flu, and allergies. Breathing in the vapor will draw in the antibacterial qualities of the oil and help the body find respiratory infections. As much as we can't get enough of this oil, moths, mosquitos, and midges are repelled by the smell which makes is a natural insect repellant too. Great for: Redness & Scars, Stress, Anxiety, Sleep Disruptions, Allergies
In our home, Eucalyptus is a staple essential oil. We always have a back up. It has a strong woody and sweet scent and has far-reaching effects in our overall wellbeing. This oil is widely-used for first aid purposes to treat cuts, minor wounds, blisters and bruises (when mixed with apple cider vinegar on a cotton swab) because of its anti-septic qualities. It makes a great addition to your skin toner. When inhaled it also known for its anti-viral and anti-bacterial qualities and is a powerful healer for congestion and coughs.
Eucalyptus is an excellent oil for skin scare. It's a natural antiseptic with anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial oil which makes it highly effective in treating wounds, minor cuts, acne, boils, insect bites, skin infections, and more. When it comes to the aromatic benefits of Eucalyptus it's a potent aroma for stimulating both the body and the mind acting as a natural pick me up for when you feel worn out. Our Eucalyptus oil is sourced from China. Great for: Acne, Allergies, Skin Infections, Bites, Fatigue, Anxiety, Lack of Concentration, Congestion, Colds
Sage is another potent oil in our collection - anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, while being a power antioxidant. It's a great oil to use as a way to naturally clean and disinfect. Sage is a popular ingredient in many natural skin products because of its anti-aging qualities. Antioxidants helps to slow down signs of wrinkles, sagging skin and muscles. Our oil is sourced from Albania and Croatia. Sage has been used in most of human history for its healing benefits. It has incredible success treating symptoms of menstruation, stress, anxiety, fatigue while helping to alleviate digestive issues, fungal infections, and skin issues.
Sage is a great oil for treating redness, inflammation, and fevers. Applying the oil topically can help the spread of bacteria in small wounds or cuts and because of its high antioxidant and antiseptic qualities it's great at keeping skin young. These antioxidants and antiseptics fight against free radicals which other wise speed up the breakdown of our cells, helping to reverse or event prevent some of these effects.
This is not a replacement for professional medical advice. We do not recommend taking essential oils internally without professional supervision. When trying new oils always spot check - dilute a little bit of essential oil in a carrier oil like olive or coconut and rub it on a small patch of skin. If irritation occurs immediately discontinue use.