SELECTING ESSENCES
The following list can be used to select essences available in the online catalogue for specific needs. For more detail on each essence, click on the name of the oil in the Online Catalogue.

When choosing essences let the sense of smell make the final judgment. Before you add an essence to other essences, smell them together. If the blend smells good, it will work well in the circumstance and be happily accepted by the individual. It is true that "the nose knows" and even the best choice based on logic might not pass this test.

Remember to consult the About Aromatherapy section for guidelines on the proper use of essential oils and contraindications.

Please note: These suggestions are not meant to substitute for care from a licensed health professional.


Antibacterial/Disinfectant Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lavender, Thyme, Tea Tree
Antidepressant Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Patchouli, Sandalwood
Anxiety Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram, Neroli, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Aphrodisiac Clary Sage, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Arthritis Chamomile, Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary
Back Pain Chamomile, Clary Sage, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary
Bronchitis Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, Sandalwood, Thyme
Burns Lavender, Helichrysm
Cellulite Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Rosemary
Circulation Stimulate: Juniper, Marjoram, Rosemary
Reduce: Chamomile
Colds, Flu Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme
Cough/Sore Throat Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender, Marjoram, Sandalwood
Decongestant Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme, Tea Tree
Digestive Chamomile, Fennel, Lavender, Marjoram, Peppermint, Juniper, Rosemary, Orange
Dry Skin Chamomile, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rose
Edema Simple water retention or puffiness Fennel, Geranium, Juniper, Lemon, Rosemary
Fatigue To energize: Basil, Geranium, Rosemary, Thyme
Grief Bergamot, Chamomile, Lavender, Marjoram, Rose
Hair Care Dark hair, scalp conditioning: Rosemary
Light hair, oily hair: Chamomile
Dandruff: Bergamot, Lavender
Headache Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary
High Blood Pressure Lavender, Marjoram, Ylang Ylang
De-stress: Bergamot, Chamomile, Frankincense, Neroli, Rose
Cleanse: Lemon, Juniper
Hysteria/mood swings Chamomile, Clary Sage, Lavender, Marjoram, Neroli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang
Insomnia Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Lavender, Marjoram, Neroli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Itching Bergamot, Chamomile, Lavender
Lice Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender
Lymphatic System Fennel, Geranium, Juniper, Rosemary
Menopause Geranium, Rose and the antidepressant oils
Menses Painful: Chamomile, Lavender, Marjoram
To Induce: Chamomile, Clary Sage, Fennel, Juniper, Rosemary
Heavy: Cypress, Geranium, Rose
Mental Stimulant Basil, Lemon, Peppermint, Rose
Muscles Pain: Chamomile, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary
Relaxant: Clary Sage, Jasmine
Tone: Juniper, Rosemary
Sedative Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Marjoram, Sandalwood
Sinusitis Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Thyme, Tea Tree
Spiritual work Lavender, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Helichrysm, Neroli, Rose, Sandalwood
Stimulant Basil, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Rosemary


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