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OIL NAME INDEX

 >>> is another name for

Absinthium

>>> Wormwood

African Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Atlas

Agmark Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

AJOWAN

Ajuan

 >>> Ajowan

Alant

>>> Elecampane

Allium

>>> Garlic

ALLSPICE

ALMOND - BITTER

ALMOND - SWEET

ALOE VERA

Ambriene

>>> Labdanum

AMBER

AMBRETTE SEED

American Dill

>>> Dill Seed

American Arborvitae

>>> Thuja

American Silver Fir

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

American Turpentine

>>> Turpentine

American Wild Rosemary

>>> Ledum

American Wormseed

>>> Wormseed

AMMI VISNAGA

AMYRIS

Anatolian Rose Oil

>>> Rose - Damask

ANGELICA

Angel Grass

 >>> Angelica

Angel's Herb

 >>> Angelica

Anise

 >>> Aniseed

ANISE STAR

ANISEED

Annual Tansy

>>> Tansy - Blue

APRICOT KERNEL

ARACHIS PEANUT

Armoise

>>> Mugwort

Armoise

>>> Wormwood

ARNICA

Aromatic Quinquina

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

Arruda Brava

>>> Jaborandi

Arrudo do Mato

>>> Jaborandi

ASA FOETIDA

Asafetida

 >>> Asa Foetida

Asiatic Styrax

>>> Styrax - Levant

Atlantic Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Atlas

Atlas Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Atlas

Aspic

>>> Lavender - Spike

Attar of Rose Oil

>>> Rose - Damask

AVOCADO

Azob

>>> Hyssop

Bachelor's Buttons

>>> Tansy

Bahama Cascarilla

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

Balm

 >>> Melissa True

Balm of Gilead Fir

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

Balm Mint

>>> Peppermint

BALSAM - CANADIAN

BALSAM - COPAIBA

BALSAM - PERU

BALSAM - TOLU

Balsam Fir

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

Balsam Tree

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

Baltimore Oil

>>> Wormseed

Baros Camphor

 >>> Borneol

BASIL - EXOTIC

BASIL - FRENCH

BASIL - HOLY

Basil Oil - Wild

 >>> Calamintha

Basil Thyme

 >>> Calamintha

Bastard Lavender

>>> Lavandin

Baume de Perou Brun

 >>> Cabreuva

Bay

 >>> Bay - West Indian

BAY LAUREL

BAY - WEST INDIAN

Bay Leaf Oil

  >>> Bay - West Indian

Bay Rum Oil

  >>> Bay - West Indian

Bayberry

  >>> Bay - West Indian

Bedford Cedarwood Oil

 >>> Cedarwood - Virginian

Bee Balm

 >>> Melissa True

BEESWAX

Belgian Valerian

>>> Valerian

BENZOIN

BERGAMOT

BIRCH - WHITE

BIRCH - SWEET

Bird's Nest

 >>> Carrot Seed

Bisabol Myrrh

>>> Opopanax

Bitter Buttons

>>> Tansy

Black Balsam

>>> Balsam - Peru

Black Mustard

>>> Mustard

BLACK PEPPER

Black Spruce

>>> Spruce

BLACKCURRANT

Blue Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

Blue Peppermint

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

Blue Violet

>>> Violet

Bluebell

>>> Hyacinth

Boabo

>>> Eucalyptus - Lemon Gum

Bois de Rose

>>> Rosewood

BOLDO

Boldu

 >>> Boldo

Boldus

 >>> Boldo

Bookoo

 >>> Bucku

Borneo Camphor

 >>> Borneol

BORNEOL

BORAGE

BORONIA

Bourbon Vanilla

>>> Vanilla

Brandy Mint

>>> Peppermint

BRAZIL NUT

Brazilian Rosewood

>>> Rosewood

Broad-Leaf Peppermint

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

Broad-Leaved Lavender

>>> Lavender - Spike

Broom

 >>> Broom - Spanish

BROOM - SPANISH

Bruisewort

>>> Comfrey

Bubonion

>>> Galbanum

Bucco

 >>> Bucku

BUCKU

Buku

 >>> Bucku

Bulgarian Rose

>>> Rose - Damask

Buttons

>>> Tansy

CABREUVA

Cabureicica

 >>> Cabreuva

Cade

  >>> Cade Juniper

CADE JUNIPER

CAJEPUT

Cajuput

>>> Cajeput

Calamint

 >>> Calamintha

CALAMINTHA

CALAMUS

CALENDULA

Calendula

>>> Marigold

Calendula Oil

>>> Tagetes

Californian Pepper Tree

>>> Schinus Molle

Californian Spearmint

>>> Wormseed

CAMELLIA

Camomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

Camomile

 >>> Chamomile - Roman

CAMPHOR - WHITE

Canada Turpentine

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

Canadian Balsam

 >>> Balsam - Canadian

Canadian Juniper

>>> Juniperberry

Canadian Sage

>>> Sage White

CANANGA

Cannakale Oregano

>>> Oregano

Cape Jasmine

>>> Gardenia

Caraway Fruits

 >>> Caraway Seed

CARAWAY SEED

Carum

 >>> Caraway Seed

Cardamomi

 >>> Cardomon

Cardomom

>>> Cardomon

CARDOMON

Cardomum

>>> Cardomon

CARNATION

Carolina Vanilla

>>> Deertongue

CARROT SEED

Cascarilla

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

CASCARILLA BARK

CASSIA

Cassia Ancienne

 >>> Cassie

Cassia Cinnamon

 >>> Cassia

CASSIE

CASTOR

Catmint

 >>> Calamintha

Catnip

 >>> Calamintha

Cedarleaf Oil

>>> Thuja

CEDARWOOD - ATLAS

CEDARWOOD - HIMALAYAN

CEDARWOOD - TEXAS

CEDARWOOD - VIRGINIAN

Cedro Oil

>>> Lemon

CELERY SEED

Ceylon Cinnamon

 >>> Cinnamon - Leaf

CHAMOMILE - GERMAN

CHAMOMILE - MAROC

CHAMOMILE - ROMAN

Chamomile Blue Oil

 >>> Chamomile - German

Champaca Wood Oil

>>> Guaiacwood

Chasteberry

>>> Vitex

Cheese

>>> Tansy

Chenopodium

>>> Wormseed

CHERVIL

Cherry Birch

 >>> Sweet Birch

Chinese Anise

 >>> Anise Star

Chinese Cinnamon

 >>> Cassia

Chinese Ginger

>>> Galangal

Chinese Mint

>>> Corn Mint

Chinese Parsley

 >>> Coriander

Chinese Tea Olive

>>> Osmanthus

CINNAMON - LEAF

Cinnamon Sedge

 >>>Calamus

Ciste

>>> Labdanum

Cistus Oil

>>> Labdanum

Citron-Scented Gum

>>> Eucalyptus - Lemon Gum

CITRONELLA

Clary

 >>> Clary Sage

CLARY SAGE

Clary Wort

 >>> Clary Sage

Clarry

 >>> Clary Sage

Clear Eye

 >>> Clary Sage

CLOVE BUD

COCONUT

COFFEE

Colic Root

>>> Galangal

COMFREY

Common Balm

 >>> Melissa True

Common Basil

 >>> Basil French

Common Calamint

 >>> Calamintha

Common Clary

 >>> Clary Sage

Common Gardenia

>>> Gardenia

Common Garlic

>>> Garlic

Common Ginger

>>> Ginger

Common Hemlock

>>> Tsuga

Common Hop

>>> Hops

Common Jasmine

>>> Jasmine

Common Juniper

>>> Juniperberry

Common Lavender

>>> Lavender

Common Lime

>>> Linden Blossom

Common Lovage

>>> Lovage

Common Marigold

>>> Marigold

Common Marjoram

>>> Oregano

Common Melilot

>>> Melilotus

Common Myrrh

>>> Myrrh

Common Onion

>>> Onion

Common Parsley

>>> Parsley Seed

Common Garden Sage

>>> Sage - Common

Common Sassafras

>>> Sassafras

Common Spearmint

>>> Spearmint

Common Valerian

>>> Valerian

Common Vanilla

>>> Vanilla

Common Wormwood

>>> Wormwood

Common Yarrow

>>> Yarrow

Comoran Basil Oil

 >>> Basil Exotic

Compass Plant

>>> Rosemary

Copahu Balsam

>>> Balsam - Copaiba

Copaiba

 >>> Balsam - Copaiba

Copaiba Balsam 

>>> Balsam - Copaiba

Copaiva

 >>> Balsam - Copaiba

Copal Limon

>>> Linaloe Wood

CORIANDER

Corido Thyme

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Corn Melilot

>>> Melilotus

CORN MINT

Cornish Lovage

>>> Lovage

Corsican Pepper

>>> Myrtle

COSTUS

Cretan Sage

>>> Sage - Greek

Cretan Thyme

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Cotton Lavender

>>> Santolina

Cubeb Berry

 >>> Cubebs

Cubeba

 >>> Cubebs

CUBEBS

CUMIN SEED

Cummin

>>> Cumin Seed

Curcuma

>>> Turmeric

Curmuma Oil

>>> Turmeric

CYPRESS

Cyste Absolute

>>> Labdanum

Dalmation Sage

>>> Sage - Common

Deer's Tongue

>>> Deertongue

DEERTONGUE

Deodar Cedarwood

 >>> Cedarwood - Himalayan

Devil's Dung

 >>> Asa Foetida

DILL SEED

Dutch Tonka Bean

>>> Tonka Bean

East Indian Camphor

 >>> Borneo

East Indian Geranium

>>> Palmarosa

East Indian Root

>>> Galangal

East Indian Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

Eastern Hemlock

>>> Tsuga

Eastern Red Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Virginian

Eastern White Cedar

>>> Thuja

Edeltanne

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

ELECAMPANE

ELEMI

Elemi Gum

>>> Elemi

Elemi Oleoresin

>>> Elemi

Elemi Resin

>>> Elemi

Elf Dock

>>> Elecampane

Egyptian Alcee

 >>> Ambrette

English Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - Roman

English Violet

>>> Violet

Estragon Oil

>>> Tarragon

EUCALYPTUS - BLUE GUM

EUCALYPTUS - BLUE MALLEE

EUCALYPTUS - GREY GUM

EUCALYPTUS - GULLY GUM

EUCALYPTUS - LEMON GUM

EUCALYPTUS -  PEPPERMINT

EVENING PRIMROSE

European Basil

 >>> Basil French

European Dill

>>> Dill Seed

European Hop

>>> Hops

European Mandarin

>>> Mandarin

European Oregano

>>> Oregano

European Pennyroyal

>>> Pennyroyal

European Rock Rose

>>> Labdanum

European Silver Fir

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

European Valerian

>>> Valerian

Everlasting

>>> Helichrysum

Exotic Verbena

>>> May Chang

Eye Bright

 >>> Clary Sage

False Pepper

 >>> Cubebs

False Quinquina

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

False Valerian Root

>>> Spikenard

Felon Herb

>>> Mugwort

Fenkel

>>> Fennel - Sweet

FENNEL - SWEET

Field Mint

>>> Corn Mint

Fever Tree

>>> Eucalyptus - Blue Gum

FIR - GRAND

FIR NEEDLE - SILVER

Fir Needle Oil

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

Fir Needle Oil

>>> Tsuga

Fish Mint

>>> Spearmint

Flag Iris

>>> Orris

Flax Seed Oil

>>> Linseed

Florida

>>> Gardenia

Flower of Flowers

>>> Ylang Ylang

Food of the Gods

 >>> Asa Foetida

Forest Pine

>>> Pine Scots

Formosa Camphor

 >>> Camphor - White

Fragrant Valerian

>>> Valerian

FRANKINCENSE

French Marjoram Oil

 >>> Calamintha

French Rose

>>> Rose - Cabbage

French Otto of Rose

>>> Rose - Cabbage

French Thyme

>>> Thyme

Galanga

>>> Galangal

GALANGAL

GALBANUM

Garden Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - Roman

Garden Chervil

>>> Chervil

Garden Lavender

>>> Lavender

Garden Lovage

>>> Lovage

Garden Parsley

>>> Parsley Seed

Garden Rue

>>> Rue

Garden Savory

>>> Savory - Summer

Garden Spearmint

>>> Spearmint

Garden Thyme

>>> Thyme

Garden Valerian

>>> Valerian

Garden Violet

>>> Violet

GARDENIA

Gardinia

>>> Gardenia

GARLIC

Genet

 >>> Broom - Spanish

Genista

 >>> Broom - Spanish

GERANIUM

German Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

Giant Fennel

 >>> Asa Foetida

GINGER

Ginger Root

>>> Galangal

GOLD OF PLEASURE

Gold-bloom

>>> Marigold

GOLDEN ROD

Gomenol

>>> Niaouli

GRAPEFRUIT

GRAPESEED

GUAIACWOOD

Grecian Laurel

 >>> Bay Laurel

Greek Oregano

>>> Oregano

Green Ginger

>>> Wormwood

Green Spearmint

>>> Spearmint

Greenland Moss

>>> Ledum

Grey Peppermint

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

Groundnut

 >>> Arachis Peanut

Grove Marjoram

>>> Oregano

Gum asafetida

 >>> Asa Foetida

Gum Benjamin

 >>> Benzoin

Gum Benzoin

 >>> Benzoin

Gum Camphor

 >>> Camphor - White

Gum Cistus

>>> Labdanum

Gum Myrrh

>>> Myrrh

Gum Thus

>>> Frankincense

Gum Thus

>>> Turpentine

Gum Tree

>>> Eucalyptus - Blue Gum

Gum Turpentine

>>> Turpentine

HAZELNUT

Headed Savory

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Heart's Delight

 >>> Melissa True

HELICHRYSUM

Hemlock Oil

>>> Tsuga

Hemlock Spruce

>>> Tsuga

HEMP SEED

Herb-of-Grace

>>> Rue

Herb Louisa

>>> Lemon Verbena

Herb Sanctimariae

>>> Wormseed

Herbygrass

>>> Rue

Hirabol Myrrh

>>> Myrrh

HO WOOD

Hollygold

>>> Marigold

Hon-sho

 >>> Camphor - White

Honey Plant

 >>> Melissa True

HONEYSUCKLE

HOPS

Horseheal

>>> Elecampane

HORSERADISH

Hound's Tongue

>>> Deertongue

Hundred-leaved Rose

>>> Rose - Cabbage

Huisache

 >>> Cassie

Hungarian Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

HYACINTH

HYSSOP

Iaborandi

>>> Jaborandi

Illicium

 >>> Anise Star

Immortelle

>>> Helichrysum italicum

Incensier

>>> Rosemary

Indian Balsam

>>> Balsam - Peru

Indian Frankincense

>>> Frankincense

Indian Ginger

>>> Snakeroot

Indian Rosha

>>> Palmarosa

Indian Saffron

>>> Turmeric

Indian Yellow Root

>>> Turmeric

Inula

>>> Elecampane

INULA - SWEET

Iris

>>> Orris

Israeli Oreganum Oil

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Istanbul Oregano

>>> Oregano

Italian Cypress

 >>> Cypress

Italian Lovage

>>> Lovage

JABORANDI

Jamaica Ginger

>>> Ginger

Jamaica Pepper

 >>> Allspice

Jamborandi

>>> Jaborandi

Jamguaraddi

>>> Jaborandi

Japanese Camphor

 >>> Camphor - White

Japanese Mint

>>> Corn Mint

Jasmin

>>> Jasmine

JASMINE

Jessamine

>>> Jasmine

Jesuit's Balsam

 >>> Balsam - Copaiba

Jesuit's Tea

>>> Wormseed

JOJOBA

Joy-of-the-Mountain

 >>> Basil French

Joy of the Mountain

>>> Oregano

Juarandi

>>> Jaborandi

Juniper

>>> Juniperberry

Juniper Tar

 >>> Cade Juniper

JUNIPER WOOD

JUNIPERBERRY

Kazanlik Rose

>>> Rose - Damask

Khella Seed

 >>> Ammi Visnaga

Khus khus

>>> Vetiver

King's Clover

>>> Melilotus

Knitbone

>>> Comfrey

Knotted Marjoram

>>> Marjoram - True

KUKUI NUT

LABDANUM

Labrador Tea

>>> Ledum

Lamb Mint

>>> Spearmint

LARCH

Laurel

 >>> Bay Laurel

Laurel Camphor

 >>> Camphor - White

Laurel Leaf Oil

 >>> Bay Laurel

LAVANDIN

LAVENDER

LAVENDER - SPIKE

Lavender-Leaved Sage

>>> Sage - Spanish

LEDUM

LEMON

Lemon Balm

 >>> Melissa True

LEMON MYRTLE

Lemon-Scented Gum

>>> Eucalyptus - Lemon Gum

Lemon-Scented Myrtle

>>> Lemon Myrtle

LEMON VERBENA

Lenabatu Citronella

>>> Citronella

Lentisk

>>> Mastic

Leopard's Bane

 >>> Arnica

Lesser Lavender

>>> Lavender - Spike

Libanol Oil

 >>> Cedarwood - Atlas

LIME

Lime Tree

>>> Linden Blossom

LINALOE WOOD

LINDEN BLOSSOM

LINSEED

Liquid Storax

>>> Styrax - Levant

Litsea Cubeba

>>> May Chang

Little Dragon

>>> Tarragon

Longleaf Pine

>>> Pine - American

Longleaf Yellow Pine

>>> Pine - American

LOTUS - BLUE

LOVAGE

Lupulus

>>> Hops

Lyne

>>> Linden Blossom

MACADAMIA NUT

Mace Husk

>>> Nutmeg

Macis Oil

>>> Nutmeg

MANDARIN

Madagascar Cinnamon

 >>> Cinnamon - Leaf

Maggi Herb

>>> Lovage

Maha Pengiri Citronella

>>> Citronella

 Mahogany Birch

 >>> Sweet Birch

Malayan Camphor

 >>> Borneol

Manila Elemi

>>> Elemi

MANUKA

Maracaibo Balsam

 >>> Balsam - Copaiba

MARIGOLD

Marigold

>>> Tagetes

Marmara Oregano

>>> Oregano

Marybud

>>> Marigold

Marygold

>>> Marigold

MARJORAM - TRUE

MARJORAM - WOOD

MASTIC

Mastich

>>> Mastic

Mastick

>>> Mastic

Mastick Tree

>>> Mastic

Mastix

>>> Mastic

MAY CHANG

Mediterranean Bay

 >>> Bay Laurel

Mediterranean Cypress

 >>> Cypress

Medlar Tree

 >>> Cade Juniper

Melasol

>>> Tea Tree

Melilot Trefoil

>>> Melilotus

Melilotin Oleoresin

>>> Melilotus

MELILOTUS

MELISSA - TRUE

Menthol-Scented Peppermint

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

Mexican Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Texas

Mexican Juniper

 >>> Cedarwood - Texas

Mexican Lime

>>> Lime

Mexican Linaloe

>>> Linaloe Wood

Mexican Marigold

>>> Tagetes

Mexican Vanilla

>>> Vanilla

Milfoil

>>> Yarrow

Mill Mountain

 >>> Calamintha

MIMOSA

Moroccan Cedarwood Oil

 >>> Cedarwood - Atlas

Moroccan Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - Maroc

Moroccan Otto of Rose

>>> Rose - Cabbage

Motia

>>> Palmarosa

Mountain Balm

 >>> Calamintha

Mountain Buchu

 >>> Bucku

Mountain Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Texas

Mountain Mahogany

 >>> Sweet Birch

Mountain Mint

 >>> Calamintha

Mountain Pine

>>> Pine Dwarf

Mountain Savory

>>> Savory - Winter

Mousse de Chene

>>> Oakmoss

MUGWORT

Muscatel Sage

 >>> Clary Sage

 Musk Mallow

 >>>  Ambrette

 Musk Seed

 >>>  Ambrette

MUSTARD

Myrcia

 >>> Bay - West Indian

MYRRH

Myrrha

>>> Myrrh

MYRTLE

Myrtle Grass

 >>>Calamus

Myrtle Sedge

 >>>Calamus

Mysore Cardomom

>>> Cardomon

Mysore Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

Narrow-Leaved Paperbark

>>> Tea Tree

Narrow-Leaved Peppermint

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

NARCISSUS

Nard

>>> Spikenard

Narde

>>> Spikenard

NEEM SEED

Nepeta Oil

 >>> Calamintha

NEROLI

Neroli Bigarade

>>> Neroli

NIAOULI

Noble Laurel

 >>> Bay Laurel

North American Sassafras

>>> Sassafras

Northern White Cedar

>>> Thuja

Norway Pine

>>> Pine Scots

Nosebleed

>>> Yarrow

NUTMEG

OAKMOSS

Old English Lovage

>>> Lovage

Olibanum

>>> Frankincense

OLIVE

Omum

 >>> Ajowan

ONION

Opobalsam

>>> Balsam - Tolu

OPOPANAX

Opopanax

 >>> Cassie

ORANGE

Orange Flower

>>> Neroli

OREGANO

OREGANO - SPANISH

Oreganum Oil

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Oriental Sweetgum

>>> Styrax - Levant

Origanum Oil

>>> Oregano

Ormenis Oil

 >>> Chamomile - Maroc

ORRIS

Orris Butter Oil

>>> Orris

Orris Root

>>> Orris

OSMANTHUS

Otto of  Rose Oil

>>> Rose - Damask

Pachaput

>>> Patchouli

Pale Iris

>>> Orris

PALM

PALMAROSA

Palo Santo

>>> Guaiacwood

Paperbark Tree

 >>> Cajeput

Para Balsam

 >>> Balsam - Copaiba

PARSLEY SEED

PASSION FLOWER

PATCHOULI

Patchouly

>>> Patchouli

Pea Mint

>>> Spearmint

PEACH KERNEL

Peanut

>>> Arachis Peanut

Pelargonium

>>> Geranium

PENNY ROYAL

Pepper

 >>> Black Pepper

PEPPERMINT

Peppermint  Eucalyptus

>>> Eucalyptus - Peppermint

Peruvian Balsam

>>> Balsam - Peru

Peruvian Mastic

>>> Schinus Molle

Peruvian Pepper

>>> Schinus Molle

PETITGRAIN

Petitgrain Bigarade Oil

>>> Petitgrain

Petitgrain Paraguay Oil

>>> Petitgrain

Pheasant's Eye

>>> Narcissus

Phoenician Juniper

>>> Savine

Phoenician Savin Oil

>>> Savine

Pimenta

 >>> Allspice

Pimento

 >>> Allspice

PINE - AMERICAN

PINE - DWARF

PINE - SCOTS

Pine Oil

>>> Pine - American

Pine Needle Oil

>>> Pine Dwarf

Pine Needle Oil

>>> Pine Scots

Pinkster Lily

>>> Narcissus

Piper

  >>> Black Pepper

PISTACHIO NUT

Pitch Pine

>>> Pine - American

Plaster Clover

>>> Melilotus

Poet's Jessamine

>>> Jasmine

Poet's Marigold

>>> Marigold

Poet's Narcissus

>>> Narcissus

Poor Man's Treacle

>>> Garlic

Popinac

 >>> Cassie

Pot Marigold

>>> Marigold

Prickly Ash Oil

>>> Zanthoxylum

Prickly Cedar

 >>> Cade Juniper

Prickly Juniper

 >>> Cade Juniper

Provence Rose

>>> Rose - Cabbage

Pudding Grass

>>> Pennyroyal

Pulegium

>>> Pennyroyal

Punk Tree

 >>> Cajeput

Queen Anne's Lace

 >>> Carrot Seed

Raifort

>>> Horseradish

RAVENSARA

Red Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Virginian

Red Cole

>>> Horseradish

Red Thyme Oil

>>> Thyme

RED TURKEY OIL

Resin Tolu

>>> Balsam - Tolu

Reunion Basil Oil

 >>> Basil Exotic

Reunion Vanilla

>>> Vanilla

Rock Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Texas

Roman Caraway

>>> Cumin Seed

Roman Laurel

 >>> Bay Laurel

ROSALINA

ROSE - CABBAGE

ROSE - DAMASK

Rose de Mai

>>> Rose - Cabbage

ROSE HIP SEED

Rose Geranium

>>> Geranium

Rose Geranium

>>> Palmarosa

Rose Maroc

>>> Rose - Cabbage

ROSEMARY

ROSEWOOD

Russian Tarragon

>>> Tarragon

RUE

Sacred Frankincense

>>> Frankincense

St John's Herb

>>> Helichrysum

St John's Plant

>>> Mugwort

ST JOHN'S WORT

SAFFLOWER SEED

SAGE - COMMON

SAGE - GREEK

SAGE - SPANISH

SAGE - WHITE

Salad Chervil

 >>> Chervil

SANDALWOOD

Sanders-Wood

>>> Sandalwood

Santal Oil

>>> Sandalwood

SANTOLINA

SASSAFRAS

Sassafrax

>>> Sassafras

Satsuma

>>> Mandarin

Savin Juniper

>>> Savine

Savin Oil

>>> Savine

SAVINE

SAVORY - SUMMER

SAVORY - WINTER

Scabwort

>>> Elecampane

Scented Fern

>>> Tansy

Scented Gum Tree

>>> Eucalyptus - Lemon Gum

SCHINUS MOLLE

Scotch Pine

>>> Pine Scots

SEAWEED

SESAME SEED

Seychelles Cinnamon

 >>> Cinnamon - Leaf

Shaddock Oil

>>> Grapefruit

Short Buchu

 >>> Bucku

Shrubby Red Cedar

>>> Savine

Silver Birch

 >>> White Birch

Single Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

Small Galangal

>>> Galangal

Smellage

>>> Lovage

SNAKEROOT

Sour Lime

>>> Lime

Southern Birch

 >>> Sweet Birch

Southern Blue Gum

>>> Eucalyptus - Blue Gum

Southern Red Cedar

 >>> Cedarwood - Virginian

Southern Yellow Pine

>>> Pine - American

Spanish Broom

  >>> Broom - Spanish

Spanish Marjoram

>>> Marjoram - Wood

Spanish Oregano

>>> Marjoram - Wood

SPEARMINT

Spike

>>> Lavender - Spike

SPIKENARD

Spirit of Turpentine Oil

>>> Turpentine

Spotted Gum

>>> Eucalyptus - Lemon Gum

SPRUCE

Spruce

>>> Tsuga

Sri Lanka Citronella

>>> Citronella

Star Anise

 >>> Anise Star

Star Flower Oil

 >>> Borage

Strasburg Onion

>>> Onion

Strassburg Turpentine Oil

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

Stringy Bark

>>> Eucalyptus - Blue Gum

Styrax Benzoin

 >>> Benzoin

STYRAX - LEVANT

Storax

>>> Styrax - Levant

Styrax

>>> Styrax - Levant

Sumatra Camphor

 >>> Borneol

Summer Damask Rose

>>> Rose - Damask

SUNFLOWER SEED

Swamp Cedar

>>> Thuja

Sweet Acacia

 >>> Cassie

Sweet Balm

 >>> Melissa True

Sweet Bark

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

Sweet Basil

 >>> Basil-  Exotic

Sweet Basil

 >>> Basil - French

Sweet Basil - true

 >>> Basil -  French

Sweet Bay

 >>> Bay Laurel

Sweet Birch

 >>> Birch - Sweet

Sweet Cane

 >>>Calamus

Sweet Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - Roman

Sweet Clover

>>> Melilotus

Sweet Cumin

 >>> Aniseed

Sweet False Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - German

Sweet Flag

 >>>Calamus

Sweet Inula

>>> Inula - Sweet

Sweet Lucerne

>>> Melilotus

Sweet Myrrh

>>> Opopanax

Sweet Myrtle

 >>>Calamus

Sweet Root

 >>>Calamus

Sweet Rush

 >>>Calamus

Sweet-Scented Violet

>>> Violet

Sweet Sedge

  >>>Calamus

Sweetwood Bark

 >>> Cascarilla Bark

Swiss Mountain Pine

>>> Pine Dwarf

Sydney Black Wattle

>>> Mimosa

Taget

>>> Tagetes

TAGETES

Tagette

>>> Tagetes

Tailed Pepper

 >>> Cubeb

Tamil Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

Tangerine

>>> Mandarin

TANSY

TANSY - BLUE

 Target-Leaved Hibiscus

 >>> Ambrette Seed

TARRAGON

Tasmanian Blue Gum

>>> Eucalyptus - Blue Gum

TEA TREE

TEA TREE - LEMON

Templin Cone Oil

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

Terebinth

>>> Turpentine

Therebentine

>>> Turpentine

Thomas Balsam

>>> Balsam - Tolu

Thousand Leaf

>>> Yarrow

THUJA

THYME

Thyme of the Ancients

>>> Oregano - Spanish

Ti-Tree

>>> Tea Tree

Ti-Trol

>>> Tea Tree

Tilea

>>> Linden Blossom

Tillet

>>> Linden Blossom

TOBACCO LEAF

TONKA BEAN

Tonquin Bean.

>>> Tonka Bean

Tree of Life

>>> Thuja

Treemoss

>>> Oakmoss

Tropical Verbena

>>> May Chang

True Bay

   >>> Bay Laurel

True Camphor

>>> Camphor - White

True Chamomile

 >>> Chamomile - Roman

True Cinnamon

 >>> Cinnamon - Leaf

True Mandarin

>>> Mandarin

True Marjoram

>>> Marjoram - True

True Oregano

>>> Oregano

True Sage

>>> Sage - Common

True Sweet Basil

 >>> Basil French

TSUGA

Tubereuse

>>> Tuberose

Tuberosa

>>> Tuberose

TUBEROSE

Turkish Geranium

>>> Palmarosa

Turkish Oregano

>>> Oregano

Turkish Rose.

>>> Rose - Damask

Turkish Sweetgum

>>> Styrax - Levant

TURMERIC

TURPENTINE

Turpentine Balsam

>>> Turpentine

VALERIAN

VANILLA

Vanilla Leaf

>>> Deertongue

Vanilla Trilisa

>>> Deertongue

Velvet Dock

>>> Elecampane

Verbena

>>> Lemon Verbena

VETIVER

Vetivert

>>> Vetiver

VIOLET

Visnaga

  >>> Ammi Visnaga

VITEX

Vosges Turpentine Oil

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

WALNUT

Weaver's Broom

 >>> Broom - Spanish

Weisstanne

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

West Indian Bay

 >>> Bay - West Indian

West Indian Lime

>>> Lime

West Indian Rosewood

>>> Amyris

West Indian Sandalwood

 >>> Amyris

WHEATGERM

White Birch

 >>> Birch - White

White Melilot

White Cedar

>>> Thuja

>>> Melilotus

White Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

White Saunders Oil

>>> Sandalwood

White Thyme Oil

>>> Thyme

White Wood

 >>> Cajeput

Whitespruce

>>> Fir Needle - Silver

Wild Basil Oil

 >>> Calamintha

Wild Carrot

 >>> Carrot Seed

Wild Ginger

>>> Snakeroot

Wild Laburnum

>>> Melilotus

Wild Marjoram

>>> Oregano

Wild Sunflower

>>> Elecampane

Wild Vanilla

>>> Deertongue

Wild Wormwood

>>> Mugwort

WINTERGREEN

Wolf's Bane

 >>> Arnica 

WORMSEED

WORMWOOD

YARROW

Yellow Birch

 >>> Sweet Birch

Yellow Melilot

>>> Melilotus

Yellow Sandalwood

>>> Sandalwood

Yellow Saunders Oil

>>> Sandalwood

Yellow Starwort

>>> Elecampane

YLANG YLANG

Yugoslavian Juniper

>>> Juniper Wood

ZANTHOXYLUM

ZDRAVETZ

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   TOXIC    

Essential oils are for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and they should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep them away from children and pets, do not put in eyes or ears, and avoid  polished surfaces.

Natural Carrier Oils can be used straight from the bottle.  The qualities given here are for the unrefined oils - not for the refined kind that are on sale in supermarkets for use as cooking oils.

AJOWAN.  Trachyspermum copticum.   TOXIC. The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as  Ajuan, Omum,   Ammi copticum, Carum ajowan, Carum copticum, Ptychotis ajowan, Trachyspermum ammi.) 

ALLSPICE.  Pimenta dioica. - The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic but it is an irritant so use it in moderation.  Aromatherapists use it for arthritis, bronchitis, chills, cough, colds, depression, digestion, fatigue, flatulence, indigestion, muscle cramp, nausea, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, rheumatism, stiffness, stress and tension. Allspice is considered superior to Black Pepper for arthritic complaints. (Also known as Jamaica Pepper, Pimenta officinalis, Pimenta and Pimento.)

ALMOND - SWEET.  Prunus amygdalus variety dulcis.  A cold pressed edible oil rich in vitamin D and vitamin E,  trace minerals and Linoleic Acid.  A favourite massage oil with Aromatherapists.  A light oil which is easily absorbed by the skin.  Scentless,  good for all skin types,  helps alleviate the itching of eczema, rough skin and swellings.

ALMOND - BITTER.   Prunus amygdalus variety amara.    TOXIC     The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as  Amygdalus dulcis, Amygdalus communis variety amara,  Prunus dulcis variety amara,  Prunus communis.)

ALOE VERA.  Aloe vera.  The oil has antioxidant properties and may benefit the immune system, those with stiff joints, digestion and circulation of the blood. It is usually taken internally as health supplement capsules.

AMBER RESINOID.  A unique oil distilled from fossil amber which has the most incredible exotic fragrance.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.   Aromatherapists use it for anxiety, depression, nervous tension and stress related conditions.
   Used in Angel Therapy for calming and balancing to the chakras and protecting its wearer from negative influences.   

AMBRETTE SEED.  Abelmoschus moschatus. An oil which improves with age like a fine wine.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.   Aromatherapists use it for anxiety, cramp, depression, fatigue, muscular aches and pains, nervous tension, poor circulation and stress related conditions. (Also known as  Egyptian Alcee, Hibiscus abelmoschus, Musk Mallow, Musk Seed, Target-Leaved Hibiscus.)

AMMI VISNAGA.  Ammi visnaga. - The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and is intended for inhalation.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic but should be used in moderation.  Phototoxic - avoid bright sunlight.  Aromatherapists use it for asthma and bronchial asthma.  (Also known as Khella Seed,  Visnaga.) A most unpleasant smelling essential oil which is best blended with something lemony, like May Chang.

AMYRIS.  Amyris balsamifera.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.   Aromatherapists use it as a substitute for Sandalwood.  (Also known as West Indian Sandalwood, West Indian Rosewood,  Schimmelia oliefera.)

ANGELICA ROOT.  Angelica archangelica.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.    Do not use if diabetic. Do not use if pregnant.  Phototoxic - avoid bright sunlight.  Aromatherapists use it for accumulation of toxins, anaemia, anorexia, arthritis, asthma, blood purifier, bronchitis, colds, chronic respiratory problems, circulation, coughs, depression, detoxifying, dull skin, dyspepsia, fatigue, flatulence, flu', fungal infection. gastritis, gout, infectious disease, indigestion, irritation, lack of appetite, migraine, mood enhancer, nausea, nerve tonic, nervous tension, period pain, pleurisy, psoriasis, regulating menstruation, rheumatism, sciatica, shortness of breath, sinus problems, stress related problems, water retention. (Also known as Angel Grass, Angelica officinalis, European Angelica, Garden Angelica, The Angels Herb.)

ANGELICA SEED.  Angelica archangelica.  As Angelica Root, but lighter and perhaps not as potent although it may over stimulate the nervous system.
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

ANISE STAR.  Illicium verum. Is similar to Aniseed essential oil (Pimpinella anisum) in properties but it is considered to be much safer for use in Aromatherapy.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Narcotic in large doses. Use in moderation. Keep it away from children and pets. Aromatherapists use it for aphrodisiac, asthma,  bronchitis, colds, colic, coughs, cramp, flatulence, increasing breast milk, calming, circulation, emotional balance, heartache, indigestion, relaxation, muscle spasm, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, stress from overwork. (Also known as Chinese Anise, Chinese Star Anise,  Illicium.)

ANISEED.  Pimpinella anisum. Is similar to Anise Star essential oil (Illicium verum) in properties but it is considered to be a bit dangerous for use in Aromatherapy.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is probably toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Narcotic in large doses and can lead to cerebral disorders. Use in moderation.  Keep it away from children and pets. Aromatherapists use it for aphrodisiac, asthma, bronchitis, colds, colic, coughs, cramp, flatulence, increasing breast milk, calming, circulation, emotional balance, heartache, indigestion, relaxation, muscle spasm, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, stress from overwork. (Also known as Anisum officinalis, Anisum vulgare, Anise, Sweet Cumin.) Used in Fisherman's soap to remove all trace of human aroma from handling bait.

APRICOT KERNEL.  Prunus armeniaca. A cold pressed carrier massage base oil rich in B vitamins, especially vitamin B17, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin C, vitamin P and iron. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Similar in use and chemical composition to Peach Kernel Oil with a light texture and good skin absorption to prevent skin dehydration.  Emollient,  non-greasy,  good for eczema,  dry,  tired and mature skins and facial massage. Edible.

ARACHIS PEANUT.  Arachis hypogaea. A cold pressed carrier massage base oil which makes a superb after-sun oil, relieves sunburn and combats allergies. Peanut Oil has no sunscreen factor and must not be used as a sun blocker. Edible but does cause severe allergy in some individuals. Pistachio Nut Oil is a good alternative.

ARNICA ABSOLUTE.  Arnica montana.  For EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Use very dilute solutions for bruises and general irritation as the oil can cause blistering to skin.  USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION. VERY TOXIC.     Arnica is very toxic if allowed to enter the blood stream so under no circumstances should it be applied to broken skin,  cuts or wounds.  Keep it away from children and pets.  Arnica should only be used by accredited Aromatherapists.   (Also known as Arnica fulgens, Arnica sororia, Leopard's Bane, Wolf's Bane.) 

ASA-FOETIDA.  Ferula asa-foetida.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Asa-foetida is non-toxic, non irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals.  The obnoxious odour is destroyed by heat but that would probably destroy its beneficial qualities at the same time.  Keep it away from children and pets.  The volatile oil is expelled from the lungs and so is excellent for respiratory complaints.  Asa-foetida Oil has been used by Aromatherapists for asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough, fatigue, nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions.  (Also called Asafetida, Gum asafetida, Food of the Gods, Giant Fennel, and Devil's Dung because of it's peculiar pong which is an effective animal repellent.  Skunks would turn tail at the smell of this oil. )

AVOCADO.  Persea americana. An unrefined cold pressed edible oil, rich in essential fatty acids, high in protein, beta carotene, folic acid, with vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin F. An excellent oil for massage with dry ageing skin, eczema itch and psoriasis. 

BALM. See Melissa - True Lemon Balm.

BALSAM - CANADIAN. Abies balsamea. Not a true balsam but an oleoresin mix of resin and essential oil. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use in moderation for asthma, bronchitis, burns, depression, leucorrhoea, nervous tension, rheumatism, ulcers, warts, wounds. Large doses will cause nausea.  (Also known as Abies balsamea canadensis, Abies balsamifera, American Silver Fir, Balm of Gilead Fir,  Balsam Fir, Balsam Tree, Canada Turpentine Oil, Pinus balsamea.)

BALSAM - COPAIBA. Copaifera officinalis. Not a true balsam but an oleoresin mix of resin and essential oil. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use in moderation for bronchitis, chilblains, chronic cystitis, incense, intestinal infection, piles, stress related conditions. Large doses will cause nausea.  (Also known as  Copahu Balsam, Copaiba, Copaiva, Jesuit's Balsam,  Maracaibo Balsam, Para Balsam.)

BALSAM - PERU. Myroxylon balsamum variety pereirae. A true balsam and has a warm comforting quality. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for acarus mite, antiseptic, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, dry skin, eczema, low blood pressure, nervous tension, rashes, rheumatism, sores, stress, wounds.  (Also known as Black Balsam,  Indian Balsam,  Myrospermum pereira,  Myroxylon pereira,  Peruvian Balsam, Toluifera pereira.)

BALSAM - TOLU. Myroxylon balsamum variety balsamum. A true balsam with a warm comforting quality. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for bedsores, catarrh, chapped skin, chest complaints, cracked nipples, cuts, dry skin, eczema, laryngitis, rashes, rheumatism, scabies, sores, wounds. (Also known as  Balsamum americanum, Balsamum  tolutanum, Myrospermum toluiferum, Opobalsam, Resin Tolu, Thomas Balsam, Toluifera balsamum.)

BASIL - EXOTIC.  Ocimum basilicum.      TOXIC      The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy.  (Also known as  Comoran Basil Oil, Ocimum canum, Reunion Basil Oil,  Sweet Basil.)

BASIL -  FRENCH.  Ocimum basilicum.  Basil clears the head,  relieves mind fatigue,  giving clarity of thought.  The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.   Do not use if pregnant.  Used for aches and pains, bronchitis, childbirth, colds,  concentration, congestion, depression, fatigue, 'flu, head colds, headaches, herpes, hysteria, increased awareness, increasing production of breast milk, indecisiveness, indigestion, insect bites, insomnia, lack of confidence, menstruation, mental fatigue, mental stimulation, migraine, nausea, negative thoughts, oily skin, physical fatigue, rattled nerves, rheumatism, scanty periods, shingles, sinusitis, sore muscles, sorrowfulness,  stimulating adrenal, stress, uplifting. (Also known as Common Basil, Joy-of-the-Mountain, True Sweet Basil, European Basil.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

BASIL -  HOLY.  Ocimum sanctum.  The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and probably irritant and with possible sensitization in some individuals. Used primarily with inhalation for anxiety, hysteria,  memory retention, nervous depression, reducing stress. (Also known as Ocimum gratissimum). Used in India to banish evil spirits. Do not use if pregnant. 

BAY LAUREL.  Laurus nobilis. The noble bay tree of classical literature. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Caution - Large doses are narcotic.  Do not use if pregnant.  Use in moderation for colds,  dyspepsia,  flatulence,  'flu,  loss of appetite,  scanty periods,  tonsillitis, viral infections. (Also known as Grecian Laurel, Laurel,  Laurel Leaf Oil,  Mediterranean Bay, Noble Laurel, Roman Laurel,  Sweet Bay, True Bay.) 

BAY - WEST INDIAN.  Pimenta racemosa.  An essential oil used in many hair products for dandruff, greasy lifeless hair and scalp stimulation.  The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use in moderation for aches and pains,  colds,  infectious diseases,  neuralgia,  poor circulation,  promoting hair growth,  rheumatism,  sprains,  strains. (Also known as Bay, bay Leaf Oil, Bay Rum Oil,  Bayberry, Myrcia,  Myrcia acris, Pimenta acris.)  

BEESWAX ABSOLUTE. (distilled in France) FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.  Use with Balms, Candles, Ointments,  Lip Balms,  Furniture Polish,  Skin Cream,  Soaps for its sweet honey aroma.  See also Beeswax Pellets for making balms and ointments. 

BENZOIN RESINOID. Benzoin styrax. An oil that creates a blissful sense of euphoria and is said to warm the heart and comfort the soul. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use to soothe coughs, relieve lung congestion, poor circulation, muscular problems, antiseptic, antifungal, chapped skin, increasing skin elasticity, anxiety, emotionally blockage, loneliness, exhaustion, life crisis,  arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, chills, colic, coughs, cuts,  'flu, gout, inflamed skin, irritated skin, laryngitis, nervous tension, poor circulation, rheumatism, stress related conditions. (Also known as Gum Benjamin, Gum Benzoin,   Styrax benzoin.)
  Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the First Chakra (base) for grounding, support, security, survival and knowing one's place in the order of things - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

BERGAMOT. Citrus bergamia. An anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, bergamot enhances immunity, deodoriser, treats genital, urinary, mouth and throat infections, flu, herpes, shingles and chicken pox; and aids digestion, most skin conditions and eczema, reduce depression, anxiety, insomnia or compulsive behaviour cycles (including eating disorders). It balances emotions, instilling composure. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Phototoxic. Avoid bright sunlight and UV lighting in discos. Also use for abscesses, acne,  anxiety,  boils,  cold sores,  cuts,  eczema,  halitosis,  infections,  insect bites,  loss of appetite,  oily complexion,  psoriasis,  thrush,  varicose veins,  ulcers.  Do not confuse with Herb Bergamot (Monarda didyma). (Also known as Citrus aurantium subspecies bergamia.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

BERGAMOT FCF. Citrus bergamia. This has had the bergaptine removed so that it is safe for massage but this means it is no longer the pure,  natural oil that some dealers would have one believe it is.  Ethically adjusted for your safety is the accepted version.

BERGAMOT MINT.  Mentha citrata. This really is a mint oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for deodorizing and relaxing.   Not  photosensitive.

BIRCH - WHITE.   Betula album.  A rectified oil with a very strong aroma of smoky Russian Leather used in so many perfumes and after-shaves for men. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for accumulation of toxins, arthritis, cellulitis, dermatitis, dermatological diseases. detoxifying, dull congested skin, eczema, hair care, muscular aches and pains, obesity, oedema, poor circulation, psoriasis, rheumatism. (Also known as Betula album variety pubescens, Betula odorata, Betula pendula, European White Birch, Silver Birch.)

BIRCH - SWEET.   Betula lenta.  This Yellow Birch is TOXIC and should not be used on the skin.  One could substitute the man-made Wintergreen,  Methyl salicylate.  Used by the Paranormalist for concentration,  focus and protection by clearing away  unwanted energies away from your environment.  (Also known as Betula capinefolia, Cherry Birch,  Mahogany Birch, Mountain Mahogany, Southern Birch.) 

BLACK PEPPER. Piper nigrum. The oil has rubefacient properties to stimulate blood flow and increase circulation. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic but irritant  with possible  sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for aches and pains, anaemia, aphrodisiac, arthritis, assertiveness,  catarrh, chilblains, concentration, loss of appetite, nausea, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatic pain, self confidence,  self-image, sprains, stiffness, viruses. (Also known as Pepper, Piper.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, and for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

BLACKCURRANT BUD ABSOLUTE.  Ribes nigrum. Has surprisingly good anti-inflammatory properties. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for anorexia, bladder inflammation, bone inflammation, colds, corns, cough, depression, eczema, high blood pressure, joint inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis. Smells strongly of blackcurrants.

BOLDO LEAF.  Peumus boldos.   TOXIC due to ascaridole which produces convulsions in even very small doses.  The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Boldo boldus, Boldoa fragrans, Boldu. Boldus.)

BORNEOL.  Dryobalanops aromatica.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Baros Camphor, Borneo Camphor, Dryobalanops canphora, East Indian Camphor, Malayan Camphor,   Sumatra Camphor.)

BORAGE OIL.  Borago officinalis has double the concentration of  Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)  than Evening Primrose Oil  to help body functions run smoothly and to help maintain healthy skin. It may benefit premenstrual and menopausal women.  It is also known as Star Flower Oil and is usually sold under that name as health supplement capsules.

BORONIA - BROWN.  Boronia megastigma. A unique aromatic essential oil used for expensive high class perfumery work. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Native to Western Australia these highly prized aromatic plants were once in danger of extinction through indiscriminate gathering.

BRAZIL NUT.  Bertholletia excelsa. A cold pressed edible oil, rich in proteins, vitamin E and vitamin A and Selenium. The oil is a gentle and soothing emollient skin moisturiser. 

BROOM - SPANISH.  Spartium junceum.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Broom, Genet, Genista, Genista juncea, Weaver's Broom.)

BUCHU.  Agothosma betulina.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Barosma betulina, Bookoo, Bucco, Buku, Mountain Buchu, Short Buchu.)

CABREUVA.  Myrocarpus fastigiatus. Related to the trees which provide Copaiba, Peru and Tolu Balsam. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for antiseptic, chills, colds, coughs, cuts, scars, wounds. (Also known as Baume de Perou Brun, Cabureicica.)

CADE JUNIPER.  Juniperus oxycedrus. Very pungent smokey aroma. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. ABORTIFACIENT.  Do not use if pregnant. Very effective with skin complaints, dermatitis, eczema, hemorrhoids, detoxifying, but smells a bit like smoked kippers. (Also known as Cade Oil, Juniper Tar, Medlar Tree, Prickly Cedar, Prickly Juniper.)

CAJEPUT. Melaleuca cajeputi.  Also known as the White Tea Tree and Swamp Tea Tree it is often confused with True Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia), and Niaouli (Melaleuca viridiflora). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for aches and pains, acne, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, cystitis, fire ant bites, insect stings, oily skin, rheumatism, sinus congestion, spots, urinary & viral infection.  (Also known as Cajuput, Melaleuca leucadendron,  Melaleuca minor, Paperbark Tree, Punk Tree, White Wood.)  Also widely used as an antiseptic mixer in Henna Tattooing.  Henna = the Egyptian Privet = Lawsonia inermis.
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

CALAMINTHA. Calamintha officinalis. Contains metatabilacetone, irresistible to cats, hence Catmint. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Possibly hallucinogenic. Use in moderation for aches and pains, chills, cold joints, coughs, insomnia, muscular nervous dyspepsia, nervous tension, rheumatism, scars, stress, wounds. (Also known as Basil Thyme, Calamint, Calamintha clinopodium,  Catmint, Catnip, Common Calamint, French Marjoram Oil, Melissa calaminta, Mill Mountain, Mountain Balm, Mountain Mint, Nepeta Oil, Wild Basil Oil.)

CALAMUS.  Acorus calamus variety angustatus.   TOXIC  The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy as it contains asorone which is carcinogenic. Internal consumption of the oil will cause damage to the liver and kidneys. Used in incense recipes. (Also known as Calamus aromaticus, Cinnamon Sedge, Myrtle Grass, Myrtle Sedge, Sweet Cane, Sweet Flag, Sweet Myrtle, Sweet Root, Sweet Rush, Sweet Sedge.)

CALENDULA. Calendula officinalis. (Pronounced calend-jewla) An infused oil of Marigold Flowers renowned in Aromatherapy for its powerful skin healing properties. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Used for amenorrhoea, bruises, burns, cuts, eczema, 'flu, greasy skin, inflammations, insect bites, rashes, sore muscles, sprains, warts, wounds. See also True Marigold Absolute.

CAMELLIA.  Camellia japonica, Camellia sinensis. An infused traditional exotic oil used extensively in beauty care in the Far East and particularly in Japan for the protection and moisturisation of the skin and hair.  FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.

                    

CAMPHOR - WHITE. Cinnamomum camphora. Do not use the Brown or Yellow Camphor as these are toxic and carcinogenic. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for aches and pains, acne, arthritis, bronchitis, chills, colds, coughs, infections, inflammation, insect repellent, oily skin, spots, rheumatism, sprains. (Also known as Formosa Camphor, Gum Camphor, Hon-sho, Japanese Camphor, Laurel Camphor, Laurus camphora, True Camphor.)

CANANGA.  Cananga odorata. This essential oil is a complete oil but is considered of inferior quality to the more aromatic Ylang, Cananga odorata variety genuina. (Cananga is also known as Cananga odorata variety macrophylla).

CARAWAY SEED. Carum carvi. The essential oil has a warm, sweet-spicy aroma and is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for bronchitis, colds, colic, coughs, dyspepsia, flatulence, gastric spasm, laryngitis, nervous indigestion, nervous spasm, poor appetite. (Also known as Apium carvi, Caraway Fruits, Carum.)

CARDOMON SEED.  Ellettaria cardamomum.  The seeds may be found in any supermarket spice rack.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for anorexia, colic, cramp, dyspepsia, flatulence, griping pains, halitosis, heartburn, indigestion, mental fatigue, morning sickness, nervous strain, vomiting.  (Also known as Cardamomi, Cardomom, Cardomum,  Ellettaria cardamomum variety cardamomum, Mysore Cardomom.)

CARNATION ABSOLUTE.  Dianthus caryophyllus.  Has a profound positive effect on negative emotions. The Absolute is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for day-dreaming, depression, despondency, eczema, kidney disorder, kidney stones, lack of periods, stress related conditions, urinary infection, uterine womb tonic.

CARROT ROOT FIBRE.  Daucus carota variety sativus. A macerated deep red edible oil rich in beta-carotene and pro-vitamin A, with vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and vitamin C.  Edible. Natural colourant and skin nutrient which is used in sun care products but will stain the skin yellow with over use. Good for ageing skin, chapped skin, gall bladder, irritated skin,  jaundice, liver tonic, new cell growth, sebum production, skin care, weathered skin. 

CARROT SEED.  Daucus carota. This is the essential oil. It is NOT EDIBLE carrot fibre oil. Do not drink this oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for anorexia, arthritis, burns, dermatitis, detoxifying, eczema, glandular problems, liver congestion, mature complexion, PMT relief, psoriasis, rashes, revitalising, scars, toner, wrinkles. (Also known as Bird's Nest, Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience.

CASCARILLA BARK. Croton eluteria. Very useful for stubborn respiratory problems, though little used because of its high cost. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Probably narcotic in large doses. Use in moderation for bronchitis, coughs, dyspepsia, flatulence, 'flu, nausea. (Also known as Aromatic Quinquina, Bahama Cascarilla, Cascarilla, False Quinquina, Sweet Bark, Sweetwood Bark.)  

CASSIA.  Cinnamomum cassia.     TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. It is used to kill germs.  (Also known as Cassia Cinnamon, Cassia Lignea, Cinnamomum aromaticum, Chinese Cinnamon, Laurus cassia.)

CASSIE. Acacia farnesiana. Closely related to Mimosa (Acacia dealbata) but a different woody aroma. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for depression, dry sensitive skin, fear, frigidity, incense, lifts the spirits,  nervous exhaustion, perfume, stress related conditions. (Also known as Cassia ancienne, Huisache, Opopanax, Popinac, Sweet Acacia.) Not to be confused with Opopanax (Commiphora erythraea).

CASTOR.  Ricinus communis.  A cold pressed edible sticky oil used for lip balms and salves, transparent soaps, baby oil and SUPER LAXATIVE. Use in moderation.  Do not use when pregnant. Use for dry and damaged hair, glossy hair shining, general skin care, inducing overdue babies (+ orange juice), nappy rash and skin waterproofing. See Red Turkey Oil.

CEDARWOOD - ATLAS. Cedrus atlantica. Do not drink this oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Possible ABORTIFACIENT.  Do not use if pregnant. Similar to Himalayan Deodar Cedarwood. Use for absent mindedness, acne, anxiety, arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulite, confidence building, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infections, greasy skin, hair loss, rheumatism, skin eruptions, stress, ulcers. (Also known as  African Cedar, Atlantic Cedar, Atlas Cedar, Libanol Oil, Moroccan Cedarwood Oil.)

CEDARWOOD - HIMALAYAN. Cedrus deodorata. Do not drink this oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Possible ABORTIFACIENT. Do not use if pregnant. Similar to Atlas Cedarwood. Use for acne, anxiety,  arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulite, confidence building, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infections, greasy skin, hair loss, rheumatism, skin eruptions, stress, ulcers. (Also known as Deodar Cedarwood oil.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

CEDARWOOD - TEXAS. Juniperus asheia. Do not drink this oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Possible ABORTIFACIENT. Do not use if pregnant.   Similar to Virginian Cedarwood. Use for acne, arthritis, bronchitis, congestion, coughs, eczema, greasy hair, insect repellent, nervous tension, oily skin, psoriasis, rheumatism, sinusitis. (Also known as Juniperus mexicana, Mexican Cedar, Mexican Juniper, Mountain Cedar,  Rock Cedar.)

CEDARWOOD - VIRGINIAN. Juniperus virginiana. Do not drink this oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Possible ABORTIFACIENT. Do not use if pregnant.  Similar to Texas Cedarwood. Use for acne, arthritis, bronchitis, congestion, coughs, eczema, greasy hair, insect repellent, nervous tension, oily skin, psoriasis, rheumatism, sinusitis. (Also known as Bedford Cedarwood Oil, Eastern Red Cedar, Red Cedar, Southern Red Cedar.)  Closely related to the East African Cedarwood, Juniperus procea.

CELERY SEED. Apium graveolens. Known to speed up the elimination of uric acid, useful for neuralgia and rheumatoid arthritis. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for amenorrhoea, arthritis, detoxifying, cystitis, glandular problems, increases milk flow in nursing mothers, jaundice, liver congestion, sciatica.

CHAMOMILE - GERMAN.  Matricaria chamomilla. The finest chamomile with a superb anti-inflammatory blue azulene. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, acne, allergies, arthritis, boils, burns, chilblains, cuts, eczema, flaky skin, headache, inflamed joints, inflamed skin, insect bites, insomnia, irritability, irritated skin, itchy skin,  menopausal problems, nausea, rashes, sunburn, tissue regeneration. (Also known as Blue Chamomile, Camomile, Chamomile Blue Oil, Hungarian Chamomile, Matricaria recutica, Single Chamomile, Sweet False Chamomile.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

CHAMOMILE - MAROC. Ormenis multicaulis. Used as a cheap alternative to true chamomile but it is actually Ormenis Oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for amenorrhoea, colic, colitis, dysmenorrhoea, headache, insomnia, irritability, liver congestion, migraine, sensitive skin, spleen congestion. (Also known as Anthemis mixta, Moroccan Chamomile, Ormenis mixta.)

CHAMOMILE - ROMAN.  Anthemis nobilis. The True English Garden Chamomile of ancient renown. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, acne, allergies, anxiety, arthritis, boils, burns, chilblains, cuts, eczema, headache, inflamed joints, insect bites, insomnia, intestinal spasms, irritability, menopausal problems, nausea, pain reliever, sedative, stress related problems. (Also known as Camomile, Chamaemelum nobile, English Chamomile, Garden Chamomile, Sweet Chamomile, True Chamomile.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

CHERVIL.  Anthriscus cerefolium.     TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Anthriscus longirostris, Garden Chervil, Salad Chervil.)

CINNAMON BARK. Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Well known as sticks of cinnamon bark but only the Cinnamon Leaf Oil is safe to use as an essential oil. The Cinnamon Bark Oil is Toxic. Use only for incense and fragrance.

CINNAMON LEAF. Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Well known as sticks of cinnamon bark but only the Cinnamon Leaf Oil is safe to use as an essential oil.  For EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for anorexia, anti fungal, stimulating childbirth contractions, chills, colds, debility, fear, frigidity, gum care, induces menstruation, infection, isolation, lice, loneliness, poor circulation, rheumatism, scanty periods, stress, warts, wasp stings. (Also known as Ceylon Cinnamon,  Cinnamomum verum,  Laurus cinnamomum, Madagascar Cinnamon, Seychelles Cinnamon, True Cinnamon.) Do not use if pregnant.
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

CITRONELLA.  Cymbopogon nardus. Mix with Virginia Cedarwood Oil for a widely used insect and mosquito repellent. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for cold, excessive perspiration, fatigue, 'flu, headache, insect repellent, migraine, minor infections, neuralgia, oily skin. (Also known as Andropogon nardus, Lenabatu Citronella, Sri Lanka Citronella.) The essential oil is also produced on a large scale in Java as the Maha Pengiri Citronella,  Cymbopogon winterianus.

CLARY SAGE.  Salvia sclarea. This should not be confused with the common wayside herb Eyebright (Euphrasia). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  Do not use when drinking alcohol. Use for abscesses, aches & pains, asthma, depression, frigidity, hair loss, high blood pressure, impotence, labour pain, migraine, wrinkles. (Also known as Clary, Clary Wort, Clarry, Clear Eye, Common Clary, Eye Bright, Muscatel Sage.)

  Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

CLOVE. Syzygium aromaticum. Extensively used as a domestic spice worldwide. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Of the three types, Clove Leaf Oil, Clove Stem Oil, the Clove Bud Oil is the least irritant. Use in moderation for acne, arthritis, asthma, athlete's foot, bronchitis, bruises, burns, cuts, insect repellent, nausea, rheumatism, sprains, toothache, ulcers, wounds,  colds, colic, mosquito repellent, minor infections.  (Also known as Eugenia aromatica, Eugenia caryophyllata, Eugenia caryophyllus.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

COCONUT. Cocus nucifera. A natural solid white unrefined hand cream in it's own right or one can add essential oils of one's choice. Keep in a cool place. To make your own fabulous formula hand cream. Put the bottle of solid coconut oil in warm water to melt oil. Put some in a small jar. Add a 3 - 5 drops of essential oil. Replace cap. Shake well to mix. Put in fridge until it goes solid. Edible. (
COCONUT OIL has the longest shelf life of any plant oil because of its anti-oxidant properties. It moisturizes, conditions and protects skin, improving its health and appearance. It is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-protozoal and ant-viral. It has a high vitamin E content. When added to other oils it will extend their shelf life. When used as a carrier for essential oils it encapsulates the oil and prevents evaporation of volatile components. It is non-greasy and non-staining, and does not ruin bed sheets or clothing. It is easily absorbed into the skin and bloodstream. It soothes tight and sore muscles. The one thing it doesn't do ... is smell of coconut. Real coconut oil is odourless.)

COFFEE ABSOLUTE. Coffea arabica (distilled in France).  FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.  Use with Balms, Candles, Ointments,  Lip Balms,  Skin Cream,  Soaps.

COMFREY. Symphytum officinale. An infused oil known in the Middle Ages as Knitbone and Bruisewort. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.  Carcinogenic if taken internally.  Herbalists have used the oil for bronchitis, and in poultices for sprains, wounds, bruises, cuts, eczema and related skin complaints.

CORIANDER. Coriandrum sativum. Produced from the crushed ripe seeds. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Stupefying in large doses. Use in moderation for aches and pains, anorexia, arthritis, debility, infections, measles, migraine, nausea, neuralgia, piles, poor circulation, rheumatism, stiffness, water retention. (Also known as Coriander Seed and Chinese Parsley.)

CORN MINT.  Mentha arvensis. A strong mint best suited for a fragrancer and with respiratory complaints. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, fainting, foot care, head colds, headache, mental fatigue, migraine, muscular pain, nausea, neuralgia, palpitations, vomiting.  Mint is good for combating mice and fleas, for bedding and wardrobes. Put some in the doghouse, and even rub it on your dog or cat. (Also known as Chinese Mint, Mentha arvensis variety glabrata, Field Mint, Japanese Mint, Mentha arvensis variety piperascens.)

COSTUS.   Saussurea costus. Closely related to Elecampane (Inula helenium).  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for Asthma, bronchitis, debility. flatulence, incense, indigestion,  nervous exhaustion, perfume, spasm, spasmodic cough, stress-related conditions.  (Also known as Aplotaxis lappa, Aplotaxis auriculata, Aucklandia costus, Saussurea lappa.)

CUBEBS.   Piper cubebs. Closely related to Black Pepper (Piper nigrum). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for bronchitis, catarrh, congestion, chronic coughs, cystitis, flatulence, indigestion, leucorrhoea, piles, sinusitis, sluggish digestion, throat infections, urethritis. (Also known as Cubeb Berry, Cubeba, Cubeba officinalis,  False Pepper, Tailed Pepper.)

CUMIN SEED. Cuminum cyminum. Closely related to the Coriander plant. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Phototoxic - avoid bright sunlight.  Do not use if pregnant. Use for colic, debility, detoxifying, dyspepsia, flatulence, headaches, indigestion, migraine, nervous exhaustion, poor circulation, spasm. (Also known as Cuminum odorum, Cummin, Roman Caraway.)

CYPRESS. Cupressus sempervirens. Produced by steam distillation from needles and twigs the essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, bronchitis, cellulitis, insect repellent, menopausal problems, tension, oily skin, poor circulation, rheumatism, stress, varicose veins, wounds, dysmenorrhoea, excessive perspiration, haemorrhoids,   menorrhoea, muscular cramp, nervous tension, oedema,  over-hydrated skin,  pyorrhoea, spasmodic coughing, stress related conditions. (Also known as Italian Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

DEERTONGUE.  Carphephorus odoratissimus.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Carolina Vanilla, Deer's Tongue, Frasera speciosa, Hound's Tongue, Liatris odoratissima, Liatrix Absolute, Liatrix Oleoresin, Trilisa odoratissima, Vanilla Leaf, Vanilla Trilisa, Wild Vanilla.)

DILL SEED. Anethum graveolens. Seems to be a safer alternative to Fennel Oil when it comes to women's complaints. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, indigestion, lack of periods, promotes milk flow in nursing mothers. (Also known as American Dill, European Dill, Fructus anethi, Peucedanum graveolens.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

ELECAMPANE.  Inula helenium.    TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Alant, Aster helenium, Aster officinalis, Elf Dock, Essence d'Aunee, Helenium grandiflorum, Horseheal, Inula, Scabwort, Velvet Dock, Wild Sunflower, Yellow Starwort.)  Try Costus (Saussurea costus).

ELEMI. Canarium luzonicum. Closely related to trees yielding Frankincense and Myrrh. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for aged skin, antiseptic, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, infected cuts, inflammations, nervous exhaustion, rejuvenation, stress, wounds, wrinkles. (Also known as Canarium commune, Elemi Gum, Elemi Oleoresin, Elemi Resin, Manila Elemi.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others - and also to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

EUCALYPTUS - BLUE GUM.  Eucalyptus globulus variety globulus. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, asthma, bronchitis, burns, blisters, catarrh, chicken pox, colds, coughs, cuts, cystitis, debility, dust mites, epidemics, 'flu, headaches, herpes, infections, insect bites, insect repellent, laundry, leucorrhoea, lice, measles, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, neuralgia, rheumatoid arthritis, sinusitis, skin infections, sprains, throat infections,  wounds. The Grey Gum Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus radiata), Gully Gum Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus smithii) and the Blue Mallee Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus polybractea) have very similar properties but tend to have a sweeter aroma.. (Also known as Fever Tree, Gum Tree, Southern Blue Gum, Stringy Bark, Tasmanian Blue Gum.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

EUCALYPTUS - BLUE MALLEE.  Eucalyptus polybractea. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil. Use as Eucalyptus Blue Gum. (Also known as Eucalyptus fruticetorum).

EUCALYPTUS - BROAD LEAVED PEPPERMINT.  Eucalyptus dives variety Type. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, cuts, fevers, 'flu, headaches, infections,  measles, mouth infections, muscular aches and pains, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, rheumatism, sciatica,  sores, sports injuries, sprains, throat infections, ulcers,  wounds.  (Also known as Blue Peppermint, Broad-leaf Peppermint, Menthol-scented Peppermint.) The Grey or Narrow-leaved Peppermint (Eucalyptus radiata variety phellandra) and the Peppermint  Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus piperita) have very similar properties.

EUCALYPTUS - GREY GUM.  Eucalyptus radiata. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil. Use as Eucalyptus Blue Gum.

EUCALYPTUS - GULLY GUM.  Eucalyptus smithii. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil. Use as Eucalyptus Blue Gum.

EUCALYPTUS - LEMON GUM.   Eucalyptus citriodorus. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. All eucalyptus oils are toxic if taken internally. Do not drink this oil.  Use for abrasions, abscesses, asthma, athlete's foot,  Candida, chickenpox, colds, cuts, dandruff,  fevers, fungal infections, herpes, infectious disease, infectious skin conditions, insect repellent, laryngitis, scabs, sore throat, sores, wounds and for use with children. (Also known as  Boabo, Citron-scented Gum, Lemon-scented Gum, Scented Gum Tree, Spotted Gum.)

EVENING PRIMROSE.   Oenothera biennis.  Has Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) and essential Omega 6 fatty acid to help body functions run smoothly and to help maintain healthy skin. It may benefit premenstrual and menopausal women.  It is usually taken internally as health supplement capsules. See Borage Oil.

FENNEL - SWEET.  Foeniculum vulgare. Used in ancient times to ward off evil spirits. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  Do not use if epileptic.  Use for abdominal cramps, anorexia, asthma, bronchitis, cellulitis, children's ailments, menopausal problems, milk stimulation, nausea, mature skin, rheumatism, women's ailments. (Also known as Anethum foeniculum, Fenkel, Foeniculum officinale, Foeniculum capillaceum.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

FIR  - GRAND.  Abies grandis. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. Use with caution as Silver Fir Needle.

FIR NEEDLE  - SILVER.  Abies alba. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for arthritis, bronchitis, colds, coughs, fever, 'flu,  muscular aches and pains, rheumatism,  sinusitis. (Also known as Abies pectinata, Edeltanne, European Silver Fir, Fir Needle Oil, Strassburg Turpentine Oil, Templin Cone Oil, Vosges Turpentine Oil, Weisstanne, Whitespruce.) 

FRANKINCENSE.  Boswellia carteri. Frankincense is conducive to prayer and meditation. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for anxiety, asthma, blemishes, bronchitis, catarrh,  colds, coughs, cystitis, dry skin, dysmenorrhoea, 'flu, incense, laryngitis, leucorrhoea,  mature skin, metrorrhhagia, nervous tension, scars, stress related conditions, weeping abscesses, wounds, wrinkles.   Frankincense is very conducive to prayer and meditation. (Also known as Gum Thus, Olibanum.) Other varieties are Sacred Frankincense (Boswellia sacra), Indian Frankincense (Boswellia serrata) and Boswellia frefreana which has a lower thujone content.
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

GALANGAL.  Alpinia officinarum. Closely related to Ginger ( Zingiber officinale) with similar properties. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  (Also known as Chinese Ginger, Colic Root, East Indian Root, Galanga, Ginger Root, Languas officinarum, Radix galanga minoris, Small Galangal.)  Not to be confused with Kaempferia Galanga, the Kentjoer of Malaysian medicine.

GALBANUM.  Ferula galbaniflua.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for Abscesses, acne, asthma, boils, bronchitis, catarrh, chronic coughs, cramp, cuts, flatulence, indigestion, inflammation, mature skin, muscular aches and pains, nervous tension, poor circulation, rheumatism, scar tissue, skin toner, stress-related complaints, wrinkles, wounds. (Also known as Bubonion, Ferula gummosa, Galbanum Gum, Galbanum resin.) Seldom stocked by Speciality Oil Suppliers because of its exorbitant cost.

GARDENIA.  Gardenia jasminoides. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use as perfume. Almost all Gardenia Oil is now produced synthetically. (Also known as Cape Jasmine, Common Gardenia.  Florida, Gardenia grandiflora, Gardenia radicans, Gardinia.)

GARLIC.  Allium sativum. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  The aroma is overpowering to say the least.  Normally taken internally as odourless Garlic Health Supplement capsules. (Also known as Allium, Common Garlic, Poor Man's Treacle.) Closely related to Ransoms, the Wild Wood Garlic (Allium ursinum).

GERANIUM.  Pelargonium graveolens. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, bruises, broken capillaries, burns, cellulitis, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, mature skin, menopausal problems, PMT relief, poor circulation, swollen breasts,  adreno-cortical glands,  congested skin,  haemorrhoids, lice, oily complexion,  mosquito repellent, nervous tension, neuralgia, oedema, ringworm, sore throat, stress related conditions,  tonsillitis, ulcers, wounds. (Also known as Pelargonium).
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

GERANIUM -ROSE.  Pelargonium roseum. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This variety smells of roses. Use as for Geranium. (Also known as  Rose Geranium.)

GINGER.  Zingiber officinale. Produced from the unpeeled, dried and ground-up roots. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Possibly slightly phototoxic. Use for aches and pains, arthritis, catarrh, chills, colds, cramp, debility, fatigue, fever, infections, loss of appetite, nausea, poor circulation, rheumatism, travel sickness, amenorrhoea, asthma, backache, bronchitis, dog bites, dysentery, dyspepsia, gout, head colds, headache, infection, laryngitis, malaria, morning sickness, nausea, snake bite, swelling. (Also known as Common Ginger, Jamaica Ginger).

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

GOLD OF PLEASURE.  Camelina sativa. Also called False Flax, Germane Sesame, Winter Rape, Camelina Oil.  Source of a wide range of fatty acids, including Omega 3, and others rarely found in other seed oils. Balanced base carrier oil with both moisturising and lubricating properties. EXTERNAL USE ONLY: Carcinogenic if taken internally. Herbalists have used the oil for bronchitis, and in poultices for sprains, wounds, bruises, cuts, eczema and related skin complaints.  This oil has an amazing lubricity which makes it ideal for those products where spread ability is required. A deeply relaxing massage oil.

GOLDEN ROD.  Solidago canadensis. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic but possible irritant and with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for acne, arthritis, broken capillaries, chronic eczema, excessive menstruation, fluid retention, hypertension,  inflammation, insect bites, rheumatism, Skin infections, sore muscles, thread veins, uric acid in joints or tissues, varicose veins, wounds. Do not use if pregnant. Do not use with low blood pressure. 

GRAPEFRUIT.  Citrus x paradisi. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This citrus oil is not phototoxic. Use for acne, cellulitis, congested skin, depression, hair growth, headache, muscle fatigue, obesity, oily skin, skin toner, stiffness, tissue toner, water retention. (Also known as Citrus racemosa, Citrus maxima variety racemosa, Shaddock Oil.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

GRAPESEED. Vitis vinifera.  Popular massage oil, odourless, light texture, blend wells with other full-bodied oils.  Edible.  Non-greasy, excellent for all skin types.  Beautiful green colour when fresh, tending to yellow with age.  Keep the oil in a cool dark place.  May go cloudy when cold.

GUAIACWOOD.  Bulnesia sarmienti. One of aromatherapy's well kept secrets for rheumatic problems. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for arthritis, gout, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis. (Also known as Champaca Wood Oil, Palo Santo.)

HAZELNUT.  Corylus avellana.  Edible.  A light astringent oil ideally suited to aromatherapy and massage with combination, greasy and oily skin.  Similar in profile and function to Olive and Sweet Almond Oils.

HELICHRYSUM.  Helichrysum angustifolium, Helichrysum italicum. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, acne, allergic conditions, asthma, bacterial infection, boils, bronchitis, burns, chronic coughs, colds, cuts, debility, depression, dermatitis, eczema, fever, 'flu, inflammation,  lethargy, liver congestion, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, spots, spleen congestion, sprains, strained muscles, stress-related conditions, whooping cough, wounds. (Also known as Everlasting,  Immortelle, St John's Herb.) Do not confuse with St John's Wort (Hypericum).

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

HEMP SEED.  Cannabis sativa. The oil contains from 01% - 06% GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid). Edible. Hemp Oil has been used by herbalists for anorexia, bladder inflammation, colds, corns, coughs, depression, inflammation, weaning, and by Aromatherapists for eczema & related skin complaints. This oil is not the narcotic cannabis, however if one has occasion to attend a prison visit after using this oil the "sniffer" dog will pick you out as a drug user.

HO WOOD.  Cinnamomum camphora. Very similar to Rosewood in chemical composition but produced from a renewable resource. The green alternative for the caring person. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.  It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, dermatitis, frigidity, general skin care, headaches, immune system stimulation, infections, nausea, scars, sensitive skin, stress, tension, wounds, wrinkles.

HONEYSUCKLE.  Lonicera periclymenum. Has the ability to bring relief to severe emotional disturbance. Rare and expensive. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, apathy, asthma, bronchitis, depression, despondency, detoxifying,  dread of effort, fear of the unknown, home sickness, migraine, nostalgia, worry about the past,  dysentery,  gout, heart disease, infectious diseases, kidney stones, liver congestion, migraine, nerves,  stress related conditions.

HOPS.  Humulus lupulus. The volatile aromatic ingredient of beer. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Do not use if subject to depression. Use in moderation for asthma, dermatitis, headaches, insomnia, menstrual cramp, nervous dyspepsia, nervous tension, neuralgia, rashes, rough skin, spasmodic cough, stress, ulcers. (Also known as Common Hop, European Hop, Lupulus.)

HORSERADISH.  Armoracia rusticana.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. It will take the skin off your hands. (Also known as Armoracia lapathifolia, Cochlearia armoracia, Red Cole, Raifort.)

HYACINTH.  Hyacinthus orientalis. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use as perfume. Almost all Hyancinth Oil is now produced synthetically. (Also known as Bluebell, scilla nutans.)

HYSSOP.  Hyssopus officinalis. Renowned for easing respiratory complaints. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  Do not use if epileptic.  Use for anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, bruises, dermatitis, eczema, fatigue, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, poor circulation, respiratory ailments, rheumatism, stress. (Also known as Azob).

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

IMMORTELLE.   Helichrysum italicum

INULA - SWEET.  Inula graveolens. Renowned for easing respiratory complaints. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and should not be used on the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use if pregnant. (Also known as Inula odora, Sweet Inula). Closely related to the toxic Elecampane (Inula helenium).

JABORANDI.   Pilocarpus jaborandi.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy.  (Also known as Arruda Brava, Arrudo do Mato, Iaborandi, Jamborandi, Jamguaraddi, Juarandi, Permambuco jaborandi, Permambuco pennatifolius.)

JASMINE.  Jasminium officinalis. Promotes confidence and optimism by combating apathy, indifference, listlessness. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for childbirth, depression, difficult menstruation, dry skin, frigidity, greasy skin, sensitive skin, stress, uterine disorders, acne,  frustration, general skin care, hair growth, hair rinse, high blood pressure, impotence, insect bites, insomnia, irritated skin, nervous tension, oily skin, palpitations, stress related disorders, tachycardia,  catarrh,  dysmenorrhoea, hoarseness,  labour pains, laryngitis, muscular spasm, nervous exhaustion,  sprains.  Mix with avocado oil for an aphrodisiac massage. (Also known as Common Jasmine, Jasmin, Jasminium grandiflorum,  Jasminium officinalis sambac, Jessamine, Poet's Jessamine.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

JOJOBA.  Simmondsia chinensis. Liquid Wax. Jojoba is pronounced (Ho-Ho-Ba). Rich in anti-inflammatory Myristic Acid. Use for acne, cleansing oily skin, sensitive complexions, combines with sebum and gently unclogs pores of embedded dirt and grime. An excellent moisturiser. Pure Jojoba Oil is a highly effective cleanser, conditioner, moisturiser, and softener for the skin and hair.  Remarkably, this oil is virtually identical to sebum, which is secreted by the human sebaceous glands. Sebum is nature's way of lubricating and protecting the skin and hair. Jojoba oil is also nature's way of doing the same thing when age, pollutants, and the environment strip away sebum. Or, if too much sebum clogs the pores or hair fallacies, jojoba oil dissolves excess sebum deposits, cleanses, and restores the skin's and hair's natural pH balance.

JUNIPER BERRY.  Juniperus communis. A nice smelling oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  ABORTIFACIENT. Use for acne, bronchitis, cellulitis, eczema, hysteria, incense, obesity, respiratory ailments, rheumatism, skin ailments, stress, women's ailments. (Also known as Canadian Juniper, Juniperus communis variety depressa, Common Juniper, Juniper). There is a Juniper Wood version made from berries, twigs and needles.

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

JUNIPER WOOD. Juniperus smerka. Made from twigs. Slight smokey aroma. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  ABORTIFACIENT.  Use as for Juniper Berry with emphasis on skin complaints. It does not smell as nice but is much cheaper. (Also known as Yugoslavian Juniper).

KUKUI NUT.   Aleurites moluccana. High in Linoleic essential fatty acids with vitamins A, C, E absorbed through the skin. EXTERNAL USE ONLY.  Used by Aromatherapists for psoriasis, sunburn, irritations, superficial burns, chapped skin, baby oil, minor skin disease, moisturising and renewing skin for a natural look. Kukui Nut Oil penetrates, moisturises and helps renew skin for a natural, healthy look with anti-oxidant vitamins A, C, E. Useful for psoriasis, a penetrating oil and when smoothed on the skin it soothes and softens sunburns and irritations. In Hawaii new born babies were bathed in this easily absorbed oil. It has a reputation of being excellent for the treatment of superficial burns, chapped skin and some minor skin diseases. This oil is high in Linoleic acids, which are essential fatty acids vital to the metabolism of healthy skin. These organic fatty acids cannot be synthesised by the body, but must be acquired from dietary sources. Kukui Nut oil is readily absorbed by the skin, providing those tissues with essential elements.

LABDANUM.  Cistus ladaniferus. Thick treacle like gum from the European Rock Rose. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  Use for astral projection, bronchitis, colds, coughs, cystitis, eczema, infected skin, inflamed skin, lymph drainage, mature skin, meditation,  promoting menstruation, psoriasis, rhinitis, swollen lymph glands, trauma,  wrinkles. A good substitute for the expensive Galbanum Oil. (Also known as Ambriene, Ciste, Cistus Oil, Cyste Absolute, European Rock Rose, Gum Cistus, Labdanum Gum.)  

LARCH.  Larix laricina. A nice smelling oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use as for Cypress.

LAVANDIN.  Lavandula hybrida.  Tends to have a higher camphor content than the other Lavender oils which makes it very good in penetrative massage. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, acne, allergies, anxiety, bruises, burns, depression, headache, infections, insect bites, muscular aches and pains, oil burners, relaxation, stiffness. (Also known as Bastard Lavender,  Lavandula hortensis, Lavandula x intermedia.)

LAVENDER - TRUE.   Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis. The most well known essential oil which is grown throughout the world and mostly imported through France and so is often referred to as French Lavender. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, acne, allergies, anxiety, bruises, burns, depression, eczema, headache, infections, insect bites, insomnia, PMT, psoriasis, stress, sunburn. Some Aromatherapists apply neat Lavender oil to cuts and wounds. Also widely used as an antiseptic in Tattooing. (Also known as Common Lavender, Garden Lavender, Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula vera.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

LAVENDER - high-grade 40/42.    Lavandula angustifolia.  This Hi-Grade Lavender is extensively used by Aromatherapists and in the manufacture of quality aromatherapy products because it is guaranteed to have a 40/42 ester balance, which in lay terms means it smells nice, and always smells the same, time after time. The ester content of true lavender varies greatly depending on the weather, the soil, when harvested, etc. etc. and most lavenders are blended to ensure the quality.  Use as one would ordinary Lavender.  

LAVENDER - FRENCH.  Lavandula stoechas. Purists would insist that French Lavender must be the Lavandula variety stoechas. In fact one British company had Trading Standards prosecute ALL the other Aromatherapy companies in Britain for selling French Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) which they had bought from France and were selling as French Lavender, not because of any ethical reason but because they hoped to benefit financially from this ungentlemanly conduct.  People in the Aromatherapy industry have long memories and they will regret that action one day.  The Lavandula stoechas variety is in fact rarely used because it tends to have a harsh top note, most Aromatherapists preferring the Lavandula angustifolia variety, or for real quality the Alpine variety or the recently introduced Lavender Absolute.  The real irony is that the French Lavender stoechas and Lavandula vera grow best in England and the French people buy them as superior English Lavender.

LAVENDER - HIGH ALPINE MOUNTAIN.  Lavandula angustifolia. Because it is grown in stressful conditions high in the mountains it tends to have a very high ester content and has a superb clean fresh aroma. Use as one would ordinary Lavender, sparingly. 

LAVENDER - SPIKE.   Lavandula latifolia.  Tends to have a higher camphor content than the other Lavender oils which makes it very good in penetrative massage. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use as for Lavender. (Also known as Aspic, Broad-Leaved Lavender, Lavandula spica, Lesser Lavender, Spike.)

LAVENDER ABSOLUTE. Lavandula angustifolia. Beautiful emerald green colour with a very powerful fresh aroma. Use sparingly as one would ordinary Lavender.

LEDUM.   Ledum groenlandicum.   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.  High camphor content, possible skin irritant, definite cerebral irritant. Narcotic in large amounts. Used as an aphrodisiac, insect repellent, mosquito repellent, sedative. (Also known as American Wild Rosemary, Greenland Moss, Labrador Tea, Ledum palustre).

LEMON.  Citrus limonum. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This oil is phototoxic and causes skin discolouration when exposed to bright sunlight or UV disco lighting. Use for abscesses, acne, anaemia, arthritis, asthma, boils, cellulitis, chilblains, corns, cuts, greasy skin, high blood pressure, insect bites, morning sickness, poor circulation, varicose veins, warts. (Also known as Cedro Oil, Citrus limon.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.

LEMON MYRTLE.  Backhousia citriodora. This Australian essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic but probable irritant due to a huge (95%) citral content.  Use with care as Tea Tree Oil.  (Also known as Lemon-scented Myrtle).

LEMON SCENTED TEA TREE.  (Leptospermum petersonii) .   See Tea Tree - Lemon-scented.

LEMON VERBENA.  Aloysia Citriodora. An uplifting, refreshing pick-me-up. Do not confuse with the herb Vervain (Verbena officinalis). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This oil is phototoxic and causes skin discolouration when exposed to bright sunlight or UV disco lighting. Use for anxiety, cramps, eau de verveine, indigestion, insomnia, liver congestion, nervous tension, stress related conditions. (Also known as Aloysia triphylla, Herb Louisa, Lippia citriodora, Lippia triphylla, Verbena,  Verbena triphylla,  Cymbopogon citratus.)

LIME.  Citrus aurantifolia. This has all the properties of Lemon Oil but is more suitable for use with children. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This oil is probably phototoxic. Use for abscesses, acne, asthma, boils, bronchitis, colds, cuts, fever, infections, insect bites, mouth ulcers, nosebleeds, spots, throat infections, warts. (Also known as Citrus latifolia, Citrus medica variety acida, Mexican Lime, Sour Lime, West Indian Lime.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

LINALOE WOOD.  Bursea glabrifolia. Very similar to Rosewood in use and constituents, good for general skin care, all types of skin. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abrasions, acne, cuts, dermatitis, general skin care, nervous tension, stress related conditions, wounds.  Mild and safe for any kind of skin, and with children. (Also known as Bursea delpechiana, Copal Limon, Mexican Linaloe.)

LINDEN BLOSSOM ABSOLUTE.  Tilia vulgaris. From the European Lime Tree (Linden), not to be confused with the Citrus Lime Tree. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for cramps, headaches, indigestion, insomnia, liver pains, migraine, nervous tension, stress related conditions. (Also known as Common Lime, Lime Tree, Lyne, Tilea, Tillet, Tilia europaea.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others - and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

LINSEED.  Linum usitatissimum. The oil is from the Flax plant and is commonly known as one of the most important commercial drying oils in organic paints, varnishes and putty. Linseed oil has been use as a laxative, purgative and vermifuge to expel intestinal worms but it must be taken in very small doses as it may contain tiny amounts of toxic Linamarin, a cyanogenic glycoside.  Linseed Oil has been used by Aromatherapists for abrasions, athletic injuries,  boils, bruises, cellulite, cuts, general skin care, hair care, intestinal worms.  laxative, nails, skin softener, slack skin tissue, wounds,  Use in moderation. Do not use when pregnant.  (Also known as Flax Seed Oil).

LOTUS (BLUE) ABSOLUTE.  Nelumbo nucifera. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for spiritual work, with chakras and for enlightenment.

LOVAGE.  Levisticum officinale.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Possibly phototoxic. Do not use if pregnant. use for amenorrhoea, anaemia, congestion, cystitis, detoxifying, dysmenorrhoea, flatulence, gout, indigestion, oedema, poor circulation, rheumatism, spasm, water retention.  (Also known as Angelica levisticum, Common Lovage, Cornish Lovage, Garden Lovage, Italian Lovage, Ligusticum levisticum, Maggi Herb, Old English Lovage, Smellage.) 

MACADAMIA NUT.  Macadamia integrifolia. Edible. An oil from Australia containing palmitoleic acid, an essential fatty acid found in sebum, having natural affinity with skin. High emollience makes it especially beneficial to dry ageing skin.

MANDARIN.  Citrus nobilis. This oil has fuller bodied feel than Tangerine or Orange. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. This oil is phototoxic and causes skin discolouration when exposed to bright sunlight or UV disco lighting. Use for acne, children's ailments, congested skin, fluid retention, insomnia, morning sickness, obesity, oily skin, restlessness, scars, spots, stress, stretch marks, synergy combinations, toner. (Also known as Citrus deliciosa, Citrus madurensis, Citrus reticulata, Citrus unshiu, European Mandarin, Satsuma, Tangerine, True Mandarin.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

MANUKA.  Leptospernum scorparium. This Tea Rose Oil is New Zealand's answer to Australia's Tea Tree Oil but is much stronger, more effective, more expensive. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abrasions, abscesses, acne, athlete's foot, blisters, burns, cold sores, dandruff, head lice, insect bites, laundry antiseptic, nappy rash, scalds, vaginitis, veruccas, warts.

MARIGOLD ABSOLUTE.  Calendula officinalis. The true Calendula. It is renowned for its powerful skin healing properties. Rare and expensive. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for amenorrhoea, bruises, burns, cuts, eczema, greasy skin, inflammations, insect bites, rashes, recurrent vomiting, sore muscles, sprains, warts, wounds. (Also known as Calendula, Common Marigold, Gold-bloom, Hollygold, Marybud, Marygold, Poet's Marigold, Pot Marigold.)

MARJORAM - TRUE.  Origanum marjorana. Reputed to be an ANAPHRODISIAC, a sexual inhibitor. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for amenorrhoea, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, bruises, chilblains, dysmenorrhoea, headache, hypertension, insomnia, leucorrhoea, migraine, muscular aches, PMT relief, strain, colds, colic, constipation, coughs,  dyspepsia, flatulence,  lumbago, nervous tension, rheumatism, sprains, stiffness,  stress related conditions, ticks. (Also known as Knotted Marjoram, Marjorana hortensis.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings.
 
MARJORAM - WOOD.  Thymus mastichina. It is really a Thyme oil. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for abscesses, acne, arthritis, asthma, burns, cellulitis, cystitis, eczema, headache, insect bites, insomnia, respiratory ailments, skin ailments, sports injuries, sunburn. (Also known as Spanish Marjoram,  Spanish Oregano. )

MASTIC.  Pistacia lenticus.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Lentisk, Mastich, Mastick, Mastick Tree, Mastix.)

MAY CHANG.  Litsea cubeba. One of the finest pick-me-up aromas known to Aromatherapy. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. . Use for acne, dermatitis, epidemics, excessive perspiration, flatulence, greasy skin, indigestion, insect repellent, mental stimulation, sanitation, spots. (Also known as Exotic Verbena, Litsea citrata, Litsea Cubeba, Tropical Verbena.)

MELILOTUS.  Melilotus officinalis.    TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Common Melilot, Corn Melilot, King's Clover, Melilot Trefoil, Melilotin Oleoresin, Plaster Clover, Sweet Clover, Sweet Lucerne, White Melilot, Wild Laburnum, Yellow Melilot.)

MELISSA - TRUE LEMON BALM.  Melissa officinalis. Known as the "Elixir of Life" this oil has an exquisite aroma which is worth every penny, but it is not cheap. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for allergies, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, depression, eczema, hypertension, insect repellent, insomnia, menstrual problems, migraine, nausea, nervous tension, shock, vertigo,  chronic coughs, colic,  indigestion, insect bites. (Also known as Bee Balm, Common Balm, Heart's Delight, Honey Plant, Sweet Balm.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

MELISSA - the cheap commercial blended essential oil is made by mixing several chemically similar essential oils together to make a substitute Melissa at a tenth of the price of the real thing. However, they have yet to capture the unique sweet aroma of True Melissa. Actually the blend does not contain any Melissa oil at all, but one gets what one pays for, a cheap substitute. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Do not use if pregnant.

MIMOSA. Acacia dealbata.  The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for anxiety, depression, dry sensitive skin,  general skin care, incense, nervous tension, oily skin, over sensitivity, perfume, stress related conditions. (Also known as Acacia decurrens variety dealbata, Sydney Black Wattle.)

MUGWORT.  Artemisia vulgaris.    TOXIC  The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Armoise, Felon Herb, St John's Plant, Wild Wormwood.) 

MUSTARD.  Brassica nigra.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as  Black Mustard, Brassica sinapioides, Sinapsis nigra.)

MYRRH.  Commiphora myrrha. Has been used since the most ancient times. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for amenorrhoea, arthritis, asthma, chapped & cracked skin, eczema, haemorrhoids, leucorrhoea, loss of appetite, mature complexion, pruritis, thrush, wounds, wrinkles. (Also known as Balsamodendron myrrha, Common Myrrh, Gum Myrrh, Hirabol Myrrh, Myrrha.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

MYRTLE.  Myrtus communis. A mild oil suitable for children's chest complaints. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, eau-de-cologne, 'flu, haemorrhoids, infectious diseases, oily skin, open pores, spots, toilet water. (Also known as Corsican Pepper).

MYRTLE - LEMON.  (Backhousia citriodora). See Lemon Myrtle.

NARCISSUS ABSOLUTE.
 Narcissus poeticus. WARNING. Narcotic. Deleterious to the nervous system. May induce headache, nausea, vomiting. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. Use for a heady perfume, intense aroma. Helpful for use with hysteria and epilepsy. In India it is mixed with rose, sandalwood, jasmine and applied to the body to vacillate prayer. (Also known as Pheasant's Eye, Pinkster Lily, Poet's Narcissus.)

NEEM SEED.   Azadirachta indica. A very effective organic antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, spermicidal. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep it away from children and pets. Non-toxic to mammals. Deadly insecticide. The solid oil should be warmed before using to alleviate pain, arthritis, athlete's foot, bacterial infections, burns, cuts, eczema, hair dressing,  head lice, nits, psoriasis, warts.

NEROLI.  Citrus aurantium variety amara. True Orange Flower essential oil. For problems of an emotional origin. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Neroli oil is not phototoxic. Use for anxiety, depression, eau-de-cologne, emotional problems, mature skin, palpitations, PMT, scars, sensitive skin, shock, stress, stretch marks, toner, thread veins, wrinkles. (Also known as Citrus bigaradia, Citrus vulgaris, Neroli Bigarade, Orange Flower.)

  Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others - and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

NEROLI LIGHT is a blend of Citrus essential oils and solvents which is a tenth of the price of true Neroli Oil but is decidedly light on True Neroli. It's okay if one has never had the real stuff.  Probably phototoxic.

NIAOULI.  Melaleuca viridiflora. Often confused with True Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abscesses, aches and pains, antiseptic, asthma, burns, cuts, insect bites, oily skin, poor circulation, rheumatism, sinusitis, urethritis, urinary and viral infections, wounds. (Also known as Gomenol, Melaleuca quinquenervia.)

NUTMEG.  Myristica fragrans. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Narcotic if used in very large quantities. Do not use if pregnant. Use in moderation for aches and pains, arthritis, bacterial infection, frigidity, impotence, nausea, nervous exhaustion & fatigue, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism, stress. (Also known as Mace Husk, Macis Oil, Myristica oil, Myristica aromata, Myristica officinalis.)

OAKMOSS ABSOLUTE.  Evernia prunastri. Made from a lichen which will only grow in the absence of air pollution. The absolute is like a thick treacle and is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for aphrodisiac, hair preparations, expensive perfume fixative, respiratory complaints, rough skin, skin cleansing, skin toner, soap, stress related conditions, wounds. (Also known as Mousse de Chene, Treemoss.)

OLIVE OIL.  Oleo europea. Rich in vitamin F for cosmetics and hair treatment.  Edible. Safe laxative to soothe and soften the anal passages.  Add to light oils for chapped, dry, sore skin.  Its fruity-peppery aroma blends well with Citrus Oils.

ONION.  Allium cepa. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  The aroma is offensive to say the least which is why it is never used in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Common Onion, Strasburg Onion.)  One should take odourless Garlic Health Supplement capsules.

OPOPANAX.  Commiphora erythraea. Not to be confused with Cassie (Acacia farnesiana) which is also called Opopanax.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for amenorrhoea, arthritis, asthma, chapped & cracked skin, eczema, haemorrhoids, leucorrhoea, loss of appetite, mature complexion, pruritis, thrush, wounds, wrinkles. (Also known as Bisabol Myrrh, Commiphora erythraea variety glabrascens, Sweet Myrrh.)

ORANGE - SWEET.  Citrus sinensis. An inexpensive oil which blends well with spicy oils such as cinnamon. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Phototoxic, avoid bright sunlight. Use for bronchitis, chills, colds, constipation, dull complexion, dyspepsia, 'flu, mouth ulcers, nervous tension, obesity, oily complexion, palpitations, spasm, stress related conditions, water retention.

ORANGE ABSOLUTE.  Citrus aurantium. Made from orange fruit as opposed to orange flowers. Horrendously expensive, but true Neroli just can't compete with this fabulous oil. It's Neroli PLUS.

OREGANO - COMMON.  Origanum vulgare.    TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. The Russians are  using it for sanitation purposes in hospitals. The Western world uses Litsea cubeba.  (Also known as Cannakale Oregano, Common Marjoram, European Oregano, Greek Oregano, Grove Marjoram, Istanbul Oregano, Joy of the Mountain, Marmara Oregano, Origanum Oil,  True Oregano, Turkish Oregano, Wild Marjoram.)

OREGANO - SPANISH.  Thymus capitatus.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy but is still sold by some dealers who chose to ignore the fact that it is a dangerous dermal toxin. (Also known as Corido Thyme, Coridothymus capitatus, Cretan Thyme, Headed Savory, Israeli Oreganum Oil, Oreganum Oil, Satureja capitata, Thymbra capitata, Thyme of the Ancients, Thymus capitans. )

ORRIS.  Iris pallida.   TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as  Flag Iris, Iris, Orris Butter Oil, Orris Root, Pale Iris.)

OSMANTHUS ABSOLUTE.  Osmanthus fragrans. Made from the golden flowers of the Chinese Tea Olive. Used in perfumery.

PALM.  The oil is produced from the rich red fruit of Indonesian tropical palm trees. The oil is solid when cold and Edible. Smells like toffee. It contains a wide range of valuable fatty acids and rich nutrients and one can add a little of the melted oil to skin creams, facial cleansers and massage oil for an added smoothness. The oil contains these fatty acids....arachidic, lauric, linoleic, linolenic, myristic, oleic, palmitic, palmitoleic and stearic.  Palm Oil, and its main fraction Olein, are used as bulking agents to provide body and texture to creams and lotions.  In addition they have great inherent stability and contain useful lipids which make them great all round products, especially in the field of mineral oil replacement. 

PALMAROSA.  Cymbopogon martinii variety martinii. Suitable for all skin care applications. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, anorexia, cellular regeneration, dermatitis, moisturiser, nervous exhaustion, skin infections, scars, sores, stress related conditions, wrinkles. (Also known as  Andropogon martinii, Andropogon martinii variety motia, East Indian Geranium, Indian Rosha, Motia,  Rose Geranium, Turkish Geranium.)
  Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others - and also  to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

PARSLEY SEED.  Petroselinum sativum. Used to aid labour and menstrual problems. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use in moderation for amenorrhoea, arthritis, broken blood vessels, cellulitis, detoxifying, hair care, head lice, menstrual problems, rheumatism, sciatica, urinary infection. (Also known as Apium petroselinum,  Carum petroselinum, Common Parsley, Garden Parsley, Petroselinum hortense.)

PASSION FLOWER SEED.  Passiflora incarnata. Contains vitamin E and minerals. Mild sedative, deeply relaxing effect. use for agitation, aphrodisiac, burns, children's ailments, diarrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, facials, headache, insomnia, liver ailments, migraine, muscle relaxant, nausea, neuralgia, obesity, piles.

PATCHOULI.  Pogostemon cablin. Believed to help prevent the spread of disease. Extensively used as incense. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, chapped & cracked skin, dermatitis, eczema, frigidity, fungal infections, incense, insect repellent, oily hair & skin, weeping eczema, wounds, wrinkles, athlete's foot,  dandruff,  hair care, impetigo,  nervous exhaustion,  open pores, sores, stress related conditions. Used extensively by bee keepers with Wintergreen and Tea Tree. (Also known as Patchouly, Pachaput, Pogostemon patchouly.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the First Chakra (base) for grounding, support, security, survival and knowing one's place in the order of things.

PEACH KERNEL.  Prunus persica. A cold pressed carrier massage base oil rich in B vitamins, especially vitamin B17, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin C, vitamin P and iron. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Similar in use and chemical composition to Apricot Kernel Oil with a light texture and good skin absorption to prevent skin dehydration. Emollient, non-greasy, good for eczema, dry, tired and mature skins and facial massage. Edible.

PENNYROYAL.  Mentha pulegium.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as European Pennyroyal, Pudding Grass, Pulegium.)

PEPPER - BLACK. Piper nigrum. The oil has rubefacient properties to stimulate blood flow and increase circulation. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic but irritant  with possible  sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for aches and pains, anaemia, aphrodisiac, arthritis, assertiveness,  catarrh, chilblains, concentration, loss of appetite, nausea, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatic pain, self confidence,  self-image, sprains, stiffness, viruses. (Also known as Pepper, Piper.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

PEPPERMINT.   Mentha piperita. The mint recommended for general use in Aromatherapy. For children use Spearmint. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds,  colic, congested skin, cramp, dermatitis, dyspepsia,  fainting, fever, flatulence, 'flu, halitosis, head colds, headache, memory loss, mental fatigue, migraine, morning sickness, muscular pain, nausea,  nervous stress, neuralgia,  palpitations, ringworm, scabies, sinusitis, spasmodic cough, stress related conditions, toothache, vertigo,  vomiting. (Also known as Balm Mint, Brandy Mint.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.
 
PETITGRAIN.  Citrus aurantium variety amara. Made from leaves, buds, immature fruit of the orange tree. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Not phototoxic. Use for acne, convalescence, dyspepsia, excessive perspiration, greasy hair & skin, insomnia, nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions, toner, and diluting True Neroli Oil. (Also known as Citrus bigaradia, Petitgrain Bigarade Oil, Petitgrain Paraguay Oil.) There is a sweeter version made from Citrus clementine.

PINE - AMERICAN.  Pinus palustris. Produced from sawdust and wood chips. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Can be used as for Scots Pine, but more usually used as a cheap alternative in a fragrancer and manufacturing candles, disinfectants etc.   (Also known as Longleaf Pine,  Longleaf Yellow Pine, Pine Oil, Pitch Pine, Southern Yellow Pine.)  Also widely used as an antiseptic mixer in Henna Tattooing.  Henna = the Egyptian Privet = Lawsonia inermis.

PINE - DWARF.  Pinus mugo variety pumilo.    TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Mountain Pine, Pine Needle Oil, Pinus montana, Pinus mugo, Pinus pumilo, Swiss Mountain Pine.)

PINE - SCOTS.  Pinus sylvestris. Usually produced from the pine needles and the pine oil favoured by Aromatherapists. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for aches and pains, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, cuts, fatigue, lice, excessive perspiration, nervous exhaustion, poor circulation, rheumatism, sores, urinary infection, catarrh, colds, coughs,  cystitis, debility,  'flu,  gout, lumbago, muscular aches and pains, neuralgia,  scabies, sinusitis, sore throat,  stiffness, stress related conditions. (Also known as Forest Pine, Norway Pine, Pine Needle Oil, Scotch Pine.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance.

PISTACHIO NUT.  Pistacia vera. Has the ability to be substantive and protective even in the harshest of external conditions when used as a massage oil or facial. Edible. In folk medicine used as a remedy for abdominal ailments, abscess, bruises, chest ailments, circulation problems, scirrhus, sclerosis of the liver, sores.

RAVENSARA.  Ravensara aromatica.   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for nervous disorders and respiratory problems.  (Also known as Agathophyllum aromatica).
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

RED TURKEY OIL  is sulphurated Castor Seed Oil (Ricinus communis), and is the only oil that will completely disperse in water. It emulsifies essential oils so they will dissolve in water-based products. Transparent liquid soaps are made with Red Turkey Oil, as are water dispersible bath oils and shampoos.  It is used specifically in massage for its moisturising abilities in the treatment of rheumatics.   Do not use when pregnant.

ROSALINA.  Melaleuca ericifolia.   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Used in Australia as a substitute for Rosewood).

ROSE - CABBAGE.  Rosa centifolia.   Promotes a feeling of well-being and happiness. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, broken capillaries, depression, dry skin, eczema, frigidity, headache, impotence, insomnia, irregular menstruation, mature complexion, perfume, stress, wrinkles. (Also known as  French Rose, French Otto of  Rose, Hundred-leaved Rose, Moroccan Otto of Rose,  Provence Rose, Rosa centifolia x gallica, Rose de Mai,  Rose Maroc.)

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

ROSE - DAMASK.  Rosa damascena.   Promotes a feeling of well-being and happiness. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, broken capillaries, depression, dry skin, eczema, frigidity, headache, impotence, insomnia, irregular menstruation, mature complexion, perfume, stress, wrinkles. (Also known as Anatolian Rose Oil, Attar of Rose Oil,  Bulgarian Rose,  Kazanlik Rose, Otto of  Rose Oil, Summer Damask Rose, Turkish Rose.)  There is a White Rose Absolute (Rosa alba, Rosa damascena variety alba) also on the market from Bulgaria.
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience - and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others - and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

ROSE OTTO.  Rose petals infused in Sandalwood to promote a feeling of well-being and happiness. Rose Otto has a sweeter aroma than the Rose Absolutes. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, broken capillaries, depression, dry skin, eczema, frigidity, headache, impotence, insomnia, irregular menstruation, mature complexion, perfume, stress, wrinkles.  (Rosa centifolia gives French Otto of  Rose, Moroccan Otto of Rose.) (Rosa damascena gives Attar of Rose Oil, Otto of  Rose Oil.)

ROSE HIP SEED.  Rosa rubiginosa. An excellent aromatherapy oil for skin treatments it is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Good for broken capillaries, burns, dry skin, eczema, scars, sensitive complexion, tissue regeneration, wrinkles. 

ROSEMARY.  Rosmarinus officinalis. Used by our ancestors to ward off the evil-eye. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Do not use if epileptic. Use for migraine, acne, amenorrhoea, anaemia, anorexia, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, colds, colic, colitis, dandruff, debility, depression, dermatitis, detoxifying, dysmenorrhoea, dyspepsia, eczema, flatulence, 'flu, fluid retention, frigidity, frustration, general skin care, glandular problems, gout, greasy hair, hair growth, hair rinse, head aches, hepatic disorders, high blood pressure, hypotension, impotence, indigestion, infections, insect bites, insect repellent, insomnia, irritated skin, jaundice, leucorrhoea, lice, liver congestion, mature complexions, mental fatigue, muscular pain, nervous exhaustion, nervous tension, neuralgia, oedema, oily skin, palpitations, PMT, poor circulation, promoting hair growth, psoriasis, rashes, revitalising, rheumatism, seborrhoea, scabies, scalp stimulation, stress related disorders, tachycardia, toning, varicose veins, whooping cough, wrinkles. (Also known as Compass Plant. Incensier, Rosmarinus cononarium.) Varieties include a 'rough' Camphor Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis variety camphor) and a 'gentle' Verbenon Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis variety verbenon).
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

ROSEWOOD.  Aniba rosaeodora. Produced from trees felled during the clearing of South American rain forests. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Safe for any skin, or children. Use for oily/dry/dull/oily/sensitive skin, dermatitis, frigidity, general skin care, headaches, immune system stimulation, infections, scars, stress of all kinds, wounds, wrinkles, acne, colds,  coughs, fever, nausea. (Also known as Aniba rosaeodora variety amazonica, Brazilian Rosewood, Bois de Rose.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Sixth Chakra (third eye) for intuition, clarity of vision, discernment and clairvoyance - and also to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

RUE.  Ruta graveolens.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Garden Rue, Herb-of-Grace, Herbygrass.)

ST JOHN'S WORT.  Hypericum Oil. A popular herb, referred to as the Sunshine Supplement, it is also available as a bright red edible oil which may help one to maintain a healthy outlook on life by reducing stress. Do not use during pregnancy or breast-feeding. The use of St. John's Wort is thought to interfere with prescribed drugs used to treat HIV-infected people and heart transplant patients.
 
SAFFLOWER SEED. Carthamus tinctorius. Rich in essential fatty acids, Vit E, cathamone, lignans and polysaccharide. Edible. Do not use if pregnant. Good for body massage, boils, Candida, dysmenorrhoea, eruptions, fever, gout, jaundice, lethargy, loss of appetite, measles, in arthritis treatment for neutralising uric acid. Safflower can be used as a diuretic and to calm the nerves and soothes hysteria. It supports the heart and liver. It helps promote circulation, dissolves clots, and can help induce menstruation. Safflower helps with post childbirth pains, stiffness and pain in joints, and internal bleeding. It can be taken hot to produce strong perspiration to remedy a cold.

SAGE- COMMON.  Salvia officinalis.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. ORAL TOXIN.   ABORTIFACIENT.  Do not use if pregnant or with high blood pressure.  Do not use if epileptic.  Do not use with high blood pressure. Clary Sage is a much safer alternative. Use for aches & pains, alopecia, arthritis, baldness, cooling inflammation, asthma, depression, frigidity, general skin & hair care, high blood pressure, impotence, labour pain,  migraine,  muscle pain,  palsy,  respiratory infection. (Also known as Common Garden Sage, Dalmation Sage, True Sage.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Third Chakra (solar plexus) for confidence, courage, power, self-esteem, achievement, emotional stability, and heightened awareness to one's surroundings - and also to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

SAGE - GREEK.  Salvia triloba.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.   Do not use if pregnant or with high blood pressure.   A sacred cleansing oil recommended for women's gynaecological problems. Use in moderation for colds, bronchitis, colds, coughs, excessive sweating, menstrual pain, sedates an over-active mind, stomach aches. stress-related conditions.  (Also known as Cretan Sage, Salvia fruticosa.) 

SAGE - SPANISH.  Salvia lavendulaefolia.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.   Do not use if pregnant or with high blood pressure.   Use in moderation for acne, amenorrhoea, asthma, cooling inflammation, colds, coughs, cuts, dandruff, dermatitis, dysmenorrhoea, eczema, excessive sweating, exhaustion, fevers, 'flu, general skin & hair care, gingivitis, gum infections, hair loss, headaches, jaundice, laryngitis, liver congestion, muscular aches & pains, nervous exhaustion,  oily skin, painful menstruation, sores, sterility, stress-related conditions.  (Also known as Lavender-Leaved Sage.)

SAGE - WHITE.  Salvia apiana.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets.   Do not use if pregnant or with high blood pressure.   Use for Ceremonials, Native American rituals, purification, smudging.  (Also known as Canadian Sage.) 

SANDALWOOD.  Santalum album. Widely used in perfumes and cosmetics, incense, prayer and meditation. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for aphrodisiac, barber's rash, bronchitis, calluses, chapped & cracked skin, depression, headache, incense, insomnia, meditation, moisturiser, nausea, spiritual growth, stress related complaints, ulcers. (Also known as Agmark Sandalwood, East Indian Sandalwood, Mysore Sandalwood, Sanders-Wood, Santal Oil, Tamil Sandalwood, White Sandalwood, White Saunders Oil, Yellow Sandalwood, Yellow Saunders Oil.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Second Chakra (sacral) for sensuality, possession, creativity, intimacy and clairsentience and also to stimulate the Fourth Chakra (heart) for compassion and unconditional love, and to give empathy for the tribulations of others.

SANTOLINA.  Santolina chamaecyparissus.    TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Cotton Lavender, Lavandula taemina.)

SASSAFRAS.  Sassafras albidum.    TOXIC.  Carcinogenic (cancer causing) and even a small quantity can be lethal. The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Common Sassafras, North American Sassafras, Sassafras officinale, Sassafras variifolium, Sassafrax.)

SAVINE.  Juniperus sabina.    TOXIC.  The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy, in fact it is banned from sale to the public in many countries due to it being an oral toxin and nerve poison. (Also known as Juniperus phoenicea, Phoenician Juniper, Phoenician Savin Oil,  Sabina cacumina, Savin Juniper, Savin Oil, Shrubby Red Cedar.)

SAVORY - SUMMER.  Satureja hortensis.  TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. Dermal toxin and mucous membrane irritant.  Do not use if pregnant.   (Also known as Calamintha hortensis, Garden Savory, Satureia hortensis.)

SAVORY - WINTER.  Satureja montana.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. Dermal toxin and mucous membrane irritant.  Do not use if pregnant.   (Also known as Calamintha montana, Mountain Savory, Satureja obovata, Satureja thymbra.)

SCHINUS MOLLE.  Schinus molle. The oil has rubefacient properties to stimulate blood flow and increase circulation. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non irritant  with possible  sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for aches and pains, anaemia, arthritis, catarrh, chilblains, loss of appetite, nausea, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatic pain, sprains, stiffness, viruses. (Also known as Californian Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic, Peruvian Pepper.)  Closely related to Mastic Tree (Pistacia lenticus).

SEAWEED.  Lamindaria digitata. Usually found as a co-distillation with Cedar Oil and used as such. The Seaweed Absolute is made from Bladderwrack, Fucus vesiculosus. Do not use if pregnant. 

SESAME SEED.  Sesamum indicum. A natural preservative, also known as Gingili Oil. Edible. A soothing, gently emollient substitute for Olive Oil. Perfectly balanced Oleic/ Linoleic acids makes it a good skin moisturiser, body oil, tropical suntan lotion.  Rich in fatty acids, vit E, vit F, with arginine, potassium, and minerals. Its light texture gives good body massage with all skin types. Use for bruises, children's ailments, phlegm, pulmonary ailments, urine flow.

SNAKEROOT.  Asarum canadense.  The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non irritant  with possible  sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant.  Use for indigestion, period pains. (Also known as Indian Ginger, Wild Ginger.)

SPEARMINT.  Mentha spicata. Has all the properties of Peppermint but is milder and more suitable for use with children. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, fainting, head colds, headache, mental fatigue, migraine, muscular pain, nausea, neuralgia, palpitations, refreshing soap, stress, toothache, vomiting. (Also known as  Common Spearmint, Fish Mint, Garden Spearmint, Green Spearmint, Lamb Mint, Mentha viridis, Pea Mint.)

SPIKENARD.  Nardostachys jatamansi. Commonly called False Valerian because it shares many of its attributes, but it is cheaper. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for allergies, inflammation, insomnia, mature skin, migraine, nervous indigestion, rejuvenating properties, rashes, stress and tension of all kinds. (Also known as False Indian Valerian Root Oil, Nard, Narde.) A spiritual oil, supposedly used by Mary Magdalene to anoint the feet of Jesus Christ. Used extensively in devotional ritual and meditation.

SPRUCE.  Picea mariana.   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for aches and pains, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, 'flu, infections,  meditation, muscle spasm, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, respiratory problems, rheumatism, stimulating, stress related conditions, yoga.   (Also known as  Black Spruce, Picea nigra.)

STYRAX - LEVANT.  Liquidambar orientalis. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abrasions, anxiety, bronchitis, catarrh,  coughs, cuts, ringworm, scabies, stress-related conditions, wounds. (Also known as Asiatic Styrax, Balsam styracis, Liquid Storax, Oriental Sweetgum, Storax, Styrax, Turkish Sweetgum.)

SUNFLOWER SEED.  Helianthus anuus. Beautiful deep golden oil rich in fatty acids, vit E, vit F, with arginine, potassium, and minerals. Edible. For bruises, children's ailments, phlegm, pulmonary ailments, urine flow. Light texture gives good body massage with all skin types.

TAGETES.  Tagetes minuta. This French Marigold Oil is not a Calendula Oil and may actually be harmful to the human organism. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. May be extremely toxic. Use in moderation for bruises, bunions, burns, calluses, Candida, corns, cuts, eczema, fly repellent, fungal infections, inflammations, insect bites, rashes, sore muscles, sprains, warts, wounds.  (Also known as Calendula Oil, Marigold, Mexican Marigold, Taget, Tagetes glandulifera, Tagette.) Often confused with True Calendula Oil. Do not use if pregnant. 

TANGERINE.  Citrus reticulata. Has a sharper, fresher aroma than Mandarin or Orange. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Probably phototoxic and may cause skin discolouration  when exposed to bright sunlight or UV disco lighting. Used for bronchitis, chills, colds, constipation, dull complexion, dyspepsia, 'flu, morning sickness, mouth ulcers, nervous tension, obesity, oily complexion, palpitations, spasm, stress related conditions, water retention.

TANSY.  Tanacetum vulgare.    TOXIC    The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy.  It is an oral toxin - poisonous due to high thujone content. The oil can cause convulsions and epileptic-like attacks, and even small doses can be lethal. ABORTIFACIENT. (Also known as  Bachelor's Buttons, Bitter Buttons, Buttons, Cheese, Chyrsanthemum vulgare, Chyrsanthemum tanacetum, Scented Fern.)

TANSY - BLUE.  Tanacetum anuum. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for asthma, dermatitis, emphysema, sunburn. (Also known as Annual Tansy). Because of its high azulene content  and Chamomile-like scent it is often sold incorrectly as Moroccan Chamomile. 

TARRAGON.  Artemisia dracunculus. Has been found to be very useful in PMT relief. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use if pregnant.   Possibly carcinogenic. Use in moderation for amenorrhoea, anorexia, dysmenorrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence, hiccups, intestinal spasm, nervous indigestion, PMT relief, sluggish digestion. (Also known as  Estragon Oil, Little Dragon, Russian Tarragon.)

TEA TREE.  Melaleuca alternifolia. This versatile Australian oil is claimed by some to be a medicine chest in a bottle. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abrasions, abscesses, acne, antiseptic, athlete's foot, blisters, burns, cold sores, cuts, head lice, insect bites, laundry antiseptic, nappy rash, scalds, septic wounds, thrush, etc.
Used extensively by bee keepers with Patchouli and Wintergreen. (Also known as  Melasol, Narrow-Leaved Paperbark Tea Tree, Ti-Tree, Ti-Trol.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

TEA TREE - LEMON SCENTED.  Leptospermum petersonii .  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for abrasions,  acne, anxiety, antiseptic, athlete's foot, blisters, burns, cold sores, cuts, depression, fleas, head lice,  insect repellent,  laundry antiseptic, mange, nappy rash, nervous tension, pet wash, scalds, septic wounds.

THUJA.  Thuja occidentalis.    TOXIC.  Thuja oil contains thujone which is toxic and constitutes a neurotoxin which can lead to spasms, convulsions, diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis.  The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as American Arborvitae, Cedarleaf Oil, Eastern White Cedar, Northern White Cedar, Swamp Cedar, Tree of Life, White Cedar.)

THYME - BORNEOL. Thymus satureioides. More suitable for asthma and respiratory complaints. Use as for Red Thyme.  Do not use if pregnant.  

THYME - COMMON.   Thymus vulgare. The first distillate is Red Thyme Oil. It revives and strengthens body and mind. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant. Use for abscesses, aches and pains,  acne, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, burns, catarrh, cellulitis, chills, colds, coughs, cystitis, dermatitis, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, eczema, flatulence, 'flu, gout, gum infections,  headache, infectious disease, insect bites, insect stings, insomnia,  laryngitis, lice, muscular aches and pains, nervous debility, obesity, oedema, oily skin, poor circulation, respiratory ailments, rheumatism, ringworm, scabies, sciatica, shock, sinusitis, skin ailments, sore throat, sores,  sports injuries, spots, sprains,  stress related conditions, sunburn, throat infections, tonsillitis, urethritis, vertigo, whooping cough, wounds. (Also known as French Thyme, Garden Thyme, Red Thyme Oil, Thymus aestivus, Thymus ilerdensis, Thymus webbianus, White Thyme Oil) The White Thyme Oil is produced by the further re-distillation of Red Thyme Oil and is considered safer to use than the Red Thyme.  Still do not use if pregnant.

THYME - LEMON SCENTED. Thymus citriodorus. More suitable for children, and especially good for asthma and respiratory complaints. Use as for Red Thyme.  Do not use if pregnant. 

TOBACCO LEAF ABSOLUTE. Nicotania tabacum.  TOXIC    A pleasant masculine aroma used in perfume. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use if pregnant.  Probable oral and dermal toxin.  Do not ingest.  Do not use on skin.  Use as incense only or a perfume that is not applied to the skin.  Warm gently before use.

TONKA BEAN ABSOLUTE.  Dipteryx odorata.   TOXIC    An exquisite aroma used in perfume. Used for moth killing insecticide in clothing cupboards. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use if pregnant.  Oral and dermal toxin.  Do not ingest.  Do not use on skin.  Use as incense only or a perfume that is not applied to the skin.  Pleasant aroma used by advocates of the paranormal for ritual purposes. Warm gently before use. (Also known as Coumarouna odorata, Dutch Tonka Bean, Tonquin Bean.) 

TSUGA.  Tsuga canadensis.   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals.  Use for aches and pains, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, 'flu, infections,  meditation, muscular  aches and pains, poor circulation, respiratory problems, rheumatism, stress related conditions, yoga.   (Also known as  Abies canadensis, Common Hemlock,  Eastern Hemlock, Fir Needle Oil, Hemlock Oil, Hemlock Spruce, Pinus canadensis, Spruce.)

TUBEROSE.  Polianthes tuberosa. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Narcotic.  Use for frigidity, impotence,  incense, perfume, relaxation.  (Also known as Tubereuse, Tuberosa.)

TURMERIC.  Curcuma longa. Not be confused with Indian Turmeric or the American Yellow Root (Hydrastis canadensis). The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. Slightly toxic. Use in moderation for anorexia, arthritis, liver congestion, menstrual problems, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sluggish digestion. (Also known as Amomoum curcuma, Curcuma, Curcuma domestica, Curmuma Oil, Indian Saffron, Indian Yellow Root.)

TURPENTINE.  Pinus species. Produced from sawdust and wood chips. The oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Can be used in Aromatherapy as a Pine Oil, but more usually used as a paint and stain remover, disinfectant etc.  so use with caution. (Also known as American Gum Turpentine, Gum Thus, Gum Turpentine,  Spirit of Turpentine Oil, Terebinth, Therebentine, Turpentine Balsam.) Turpentine is produced from many sources including the Chir Pine - Pinus roxburghii; Lodgepole Pine - Pinus contorta variety latifolia; Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris; Masson Pine or Southern Red Pine - Pinus massoniana;  Mexican White Pine - Pinus ayacahuite; Scotch pine - Pinus sylvestris; Sea Pine or Maritime Pine - Pinus pinaster; Slash Pine - Pinus elliotti.

VALERIAN. Valeriana fauriei. This oil has strong relaxing properties to promote sleep. Do not use with other sleep inducing drugs. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation for anxiety, backache, bruises, insomnia, menstrual problems, migraine, nervous excitability, over excitement, pain relief, panic, period pain, restlessness, tension relief. (Also known as Belgian Valerian, Common Valerian, European Valerian, Fragrant Valerian, Garden Valerian, Valeriana officinalis, Valeriana officinalis variety angustifolium, Valeriana officinalis variety latifolia, Valeriana wallachi.)  Reported to have the same effect on cats as Catnip.

VANILLA.  Vanilla planiflora. This pure natural oil is used by Aromatherapists for its wonderfully comforting aroma, promoting a sense of well-being. Edible. Use sparingly for cooking, fragrancer etc. One drop in a hair wash makes one smell good enough to eat. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for anger,  comfort, frustration, inducing menstruation, tension, stress.  (Also known as Bourbon Vanilla, Common Vanilla, Mexican Vanilla, Reunion Vanilla, Vanilla fragrans.)  This should not be confused with the alcohol diluted "pure" vanilla essence one finds in supermarkets. Use in moderation if pregnant.

VETIVER.  Vetiveria zizanoides. The super abundant root system is made into an oil so relaxing it is called the Oil of Tranquillity.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for acne, anorexia, arthritis, cuts, debility, depression, insomnia, muscular aches and pains, nervous tension, oily skin, rheumatism, sedative, sprains, stiffness, stress buster, wounds. (Also known as Andropogon muricatus, Khus khus, Vetivert.)
   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the First Chakra (base) for grounding, support, security, survival and knowing one's place in the order of things.

VIOLET LEAF ABSOLUTE.  Viola odorata. Used to comfort and strengthen the heart. The absolute oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for black-heads, bronchitis, catarrh, dizziness, eczema, headaches, insomnia, nervous exhaustion, overcoming fear,  poor circulation, pore cleansing, rheumatism, shyness, thread veins, wounds. (Also known as Blue Violet, English Violet, Garden Violet, Sweet-Scented Violet.)
  Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Seventh Chakra (crown) for spirituality and linking with the higher self, inner knowledge and cosmic consciousness.

VITEX.  Vitex agnus castus.  TOXIC   The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with definite adverse affects on all males. This is a hormonal oil for use by women only.  Use in moderation for menstrual and menopausal disorders.  The oil has an adverse effect on birth control pills.  One must use this oil with extreme caution.  Do not use if pregnant.  (Also known as Chasteberry)

WALNUT.  Juglans regia. Rich in beta-carotene, calcium, folic acid, iron, lecithin, magnesium, omega-3 & 6 fatty acids. Edible.  Use for gastro-intestinal disturbances, hemorrhoids, intestinal worms, laxative, liver ailments, skin ailments, sores. Suitable dry, damaged skin, after sun care, massage and cream formulas.

WHEATGERM.  Triticum vulgare. Rich in vitamin E, essential fatty acids, beta carotene.  Edible. Do not use if allergic to wheat. Good for eczema, varicose veins, cholesterol control, skin repair, healing scar tissue, burns, dry skin care, beauty products.  Strong aroma, use sparingly. Unrefined Wheatgerm oil is a pungent oil with preservative qualities that extend the shelf life of other carrier oils and only a few drops are needed. This is a heavy oil with a deep penetration to repair skin damage skin, and is absorbed into the deeper skin tissue, and so is popular in beauty care. Very good for healing scar tissue and burns. Add a few drops to other oils for dry skin care. Wheatgerm oil taken internally is said to help eczema , inhibit the growth of varicose veins and remove cholesterol from arteries.

WINTERGREEN.  Gaultheria procumbens.  TOXIC   The natural oil is dangerous, highly toxic and must never be used in Aromatherapy. Wintergreen, however is a very effective oil in the treatment of arthritic complaints and is an active ingredient in the renowned Olbas Oil. However it contains some potentially dangerous constituents like formaldehyde and gaultheriline. There is a safer alternative which does everything that natural Wintergreen can do with less risk of damage, Synthetic Wintergreen Oil (Methyl salicylate) which is used by advocates to control pain, inflammation, general joint pain, lumbago, sciatica, neuralgia, myalgia and muscle stiffness. It is absorbed through the skin and is applied in liniments and ointments for the relief of pain in rheumatic conditions. Methyl salicylate is a topically applied drug that has non-steroidal anti-inflammatory effects similar to aspirin.  Rugby players have been known to slap it on neat for painful bruises but this is not recommended for us lesser mortals.  Methyl salicylate is probably toxic & irritant,  but infinitely safer than using the natural Wintergreen Oil or natural Yellow Birch Oil.
  Do not use if pregnant. Used extensively by bee keepers with Patchouli and Tea Tree.

WORMSEED.  Chenopodium ambrosiodides variety anthelminticum.   TOXIC   The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as American Wormseed, Baltimore Oil, Californian Spearmint, Chenopodium, Chenopodium anthelminticum, Herb Sanctimariae, Jesuit's Tea.)

WORMWOOD.  Artemisia absinthium.    TOXIC.  Wormwood oil is a toxin, neurotoxin and an abortifacient. The essential oil is not recommended for use in Aromatherapy. (Also known as Absinthium, Armoise, Common Wormwood, Green Ginger.)

YARROW.  Achillea millefolium. The specific for hypertension, used with some success on nervous animals. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for  acne, amenorrhoea,  arteriosclerosis, burns,  colds, constipation,  cramps, cuts, cystitis, dysmenorrhoea,  eczema, fever, flatulence, 'flu, haemorrhoids, hair growth, hair rinse, high blood pressure, hypertension, indigestion, infections,  inflammations, insomnia, menstrual problems, rashes, rheumatoid arthritis, scars, seborrhoea,  skin toner,  stress related conditions, thrombosis, ticks, varicose veins, wounds. (Also known as Common Yarrow, Milfoil, Nosebleed, Thousand Leaf.) 
 Do not use if pregnant.

   Used in Angel Therapy to stimulate the Fifth Chakra (throat) for spontaneity, communication, expression, for speaking and hearing the truth, and for clairaudience.

 YLANG Cananga odorata variety genuina. A heady scent which can cause headache and nausea if not used in moderation. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Use for depression, frigidity, frustration, general skin care, hair growth, high blood pressure, impotence, insomnia, nervous tension, palpitations, stress related disorders. (Also known as Flower of Flowers, Unona odorantissimum.)

ZANTHOXYLUM.  Zanthoxylum americana.  Zanthoxylum is anti-rheumatic and improves the blood flow to painful and stiff joints, so promoting the supply of  oxygen and nutrients whilst removing waste products.  The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin. Keep it away from children and pets. It is non-toxic and non-irritant but with possible sensitization in some individuals. Used for arthritis, detoxifying, fibrosis, poor circulation, rheumatism, thread veins, ulcers, varicose veins. (Also known as Prickly Ash Oil.)

ZDRAVETZ.  Geranium macrorrhizum.  Zdravetz is supposedly a natural Viagra. The essential oil is for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and it should always be diluted with a suitable carrier oil such as Sweet Almond Oil before applying to the skin.  Keep it away from children and pets.  Please use with caution for skin complaints, but don't apply it to broken skin or use it with children or the elderly and frail. This is not a geranium type oil.

Thank you and keep well, Marcus Wodensis 

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