Have you ever noticed how the scents of certain flowers evoke certain emotions? Does the aroma of a favourite family recipe conjure warm memories of childhood? The powerful feelings associated with these phenomena illustrate the principle of aromatherapy.
Has been used for over 300 years to help stress-related complaints by calming the mind and body. It is also believed to stabilize emotions.
Often used for sore muscles and sinus congestion, it is also regularly used in steam baths to fight viral infections.
A most valued, revered and legendary medicinal plant known for its revitalizing properties.
Psychologically it is an antidepressant and is emotionally uplifting.
It has been nicknamed the “Queen of the Night” for its seductive fragrance.
A widely used aromatherapy oil that has been clinically evaluated for its relaxing effects on brain waves that in turn reduce stress. The oil is often used to aid in the healing of skin cells and is often used on burns and to help treat stretch marks.
The aroma is believed to reduce appetite and relieve headaches. It is also well known as an aphrodisiac.
Peppermint is often used to aid in digestion. The scent is energizing and has the ability to improve concentration and mental acuity.
Rose is often used to help relieve a variety of female problems including menstrual cramps and PMS symptoms. This aroma is used as an aphrodisiac, antidepressant, sedative and stress reliever.
Is believed to improve memory. In massage oil, rosemary is used to stimulate the nervous system to improve energy levels.
Used in Ayurvedic medicine to sedate the nervous system, relieve anxiety and insomnia.
This essential oil is an all-purpose antiseptic and effective against bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Vanilla produces emotional feelings of happiness and it can be used as an aphrodisiac depending on its blending with other oils.
Relaxing oil for both mind and body and is known for its aphrodisiac properties. It can stimulate or relax the brain depending on what is needed.