- Essential Oils A to Z -

Essential Oils...

  • contain the DNA of the plant or herb they are extracted from.

  • have an individual combination of constituents or properties which interact with the body's chemistry affecting certain organs or systems.

  • contain 100 components such as terpenes, alcohols, esters, aldehydes, ketones, phenols.

  • contain aromatic chemicals which are derived from pherylpropane--the precursors of amino acids which link to make the proteins which provide the building blocks for just about everything in the human body from the smallest enzyme to the skeleton.

  • grown in different areas of the world will produce different chemical makeups and therapeutic properties.

  • enter and then leave the body through a different route of the elimination system--colon, urine, lungs, and skin with great efficiency, leaving no toxins behind.

  • one drop is equal to one teaspoon of powdered herb.

  • are absorbed by the body 200 times faster than water.

  • raise one's sacred atmosphere (aura) so illness cannot survive.

  • assist in the production of hormones, vitamins and energy.

  • do not interfere with the body's electromagnetic field.

  • bring oxygen and nutrients to the tissues.

  • help to dispose of cell metabolism waste such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid.

  • increase blood flow and decrease blood viscosity--increasing the efficiency of the immune system.

  • are anti-bacterial.

  • are biotic--strengthening living tissue while killing germs.

Basil

warm, licoricey, peppery

Actions ~ antidepressant, antispasmodic, nervine
Extraction ~ distillation of the flowering herb
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ addictions, adrenal cortex (stimulate), allergies (respiratory), asthma, bronchitis, circulation (increase), headaches, intestines (cleanse), irritable bowel, migraines, muscle pain, muscle tone, rheumatism
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, stress, hysteria, fragile nerves, mental fatigue, sharpens senses, concentration, calms, heart-warming, happiness, peace
Spiritual Uses ~ brow chakra

Benzoin

warm chocolatey vanilla

Actions ~ anti-inflammatory, sedative, anti-oxidant
Extraction ~ solvent extracted from gum of tree
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ asthma, arthritis, bronchitis, circulation, cough, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, lymph (congested), muscle pain, nerves (to calm, fragile), psychosomatic illness, rejuvenator of body, rheumatism, wrinkles
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ sadness, loneliness, depression, worries, exhausted emotional states, anger, frustration, grief, stress, emotional stress, confidence, conscious mind, heartwarming
Spiritual Uses ~ psychic exhaustion, magical energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: Air, Sign: Gemini

Bergamot

spicy citrus

Actions ~ anti-depressant, sedative, analgesic
Extraction ~ pressing the rind of the fruit
Safety ~ photo sensitive
Physical Uses ~ anti-aging, fibromyalgia, insomnia, jet lag, muscle pain, plants (to keep pets away), restful sleep
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxiety, depression, stress, anger, frustration, irritability, grief, frazzled nerves, right brain, joy, happiness, uplifting, cooling and refreshing
Spiritual Uses ~ cleanse and strengthen body, mind and spirit, throat chakra, uplifts the soul
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: Fire, Sign: Leo

Black Pepper

warm, peppery

Actions ~ rubefacient, analgesic, digestive
Extraction ~ distilled from the red berries
Safety ~ use in moderation
Physical Uses ~ addictions, aphrodisiac, appetite (loss of), arthritis, blood cells (red, to form), bone pain, brain trauma, burns fat, cellulite, chills, circulation, constipation, diarrhea, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, indigestion, influenza, irritable bowel, jet lag, muscle pain, spasm, strain, muscle tone, peristalsis (to encourage), rheumatism, stimulant
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anger, stimulating, strengthens mind and nerves, stamina when frustrated, warms the heart where there is indifference, brain,mental alertness, courage
Spiritual Uses ~ to remain awake during meditation, physical energy protection
Astrology ~ Planet: Mars, Element: Fire, Sign: Aries

Crystals ~ Resonates with amber, brecciated jasper, tiger iron

Cajuput

light eucalyptus

Actions ~ antiseptic, decongestant, expectorant
Extraction ~ distillation of leaves and twigs
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ antiseptic for respiratory tract, asthma, bronchitis, colds, digestive disorders, fever (a drop on the bath promotes sweating), headaches, influenza, laryngitis
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ stimulating, clears thoughts, balances body and mind

Carrot Seed

strong carrot, earthy

Actions ~ tonic, smooth muscle relaxant, hepatic
Extraction ~ distillation
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ anti-aging, blood cells (to form-red), blood purifier, glandular problems, hormone tonic, organ boost (improves energy output, skin problems (dry, oily, rash, scars, stretch marks, wrinkles)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ feelings of stress and exhaustion, confusion, cleanses the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ inner vision
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury

Cedarwood

soft, woody, balsamic

Actionsinsect repellent, sedative, expectorant
Extraction ~ distillation from the wood
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ bronchitis, colds, cough, insect repellant, long-standing complaints
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ nervous tension, anxiety, anger, frustration, mental and nervous exhaustion, stress, mind (refreshes, uplifts, revives), self-control
Spiritual Uses ~ meditation--steers you back on the path that, needs to be tested, deepens connection to your deity, sacral chakra, grounding
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with picture jasper, petrified wood, blue tourmaline

Chamomile

fruity, herby

Actions ~ sedative, anti-spasmodic, analgesic
Extraction ~ distillation of flower heads
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ arthritis (G), auto immune boost (G, fibromyalgia, headaches, inflammation (G, insomnia, menopause, migraines, muscle pain, spasm, sprain, nerve pain, neuralgia, periods (painful, irregular, heavy), PMS, relax, rheumatism, sciatica, sedative, shock, skin problems (acne, allergies, bruises, chapped, cleanse, congested, dry, cracked, rash, sensitive, strengthens), stress, tendinitis
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxiety, tension, anger, fear, depression, worries, irritability, hysteria, moodiness, relaxation, patience, peace, calms and relaxes mind, right brain
Spiritual Uses ~ throat chakra (G), solar plexus chakra, meditation
Astrology ~ Planet: Venus, Element: water
(G) = German Blue Chamomile

Champa

insence-like, heady floral

Extraction ~ distilled from flower
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ arthritis, blood purifier, fatigue, rheumatism
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxiety, depression, uplifting

Clary Sage

nutty, herby, musky

Actions ~ anti-convulsive, female hormone balancer, sedative
Extraction ~ distillation of flowering tops and leaves
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ aphrodisiac, asthma, convulsions, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, headaches, inflammation, insomnia, oily hair, menopause, migraines, muscle spasm or cramp, periods (irregular, painful), PMS, sedative, skin regeneration, stress, wrinkles
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, nervous tension, exhaustion, fatigue, irritability, racing mind, fear, grief, panicky states, boredom, moodiness, emotional stress, balance, calm, wake-up
Spiritual Uses ~ euphoric, helps to see life in perspective, sacral chakra, stimulate dream activity
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Crystals ~ Resonates with atlantisite, azurite/malachite, blue calcite, green calcite, clear quartz, larimar, malachite, prehnite, ruby/kyanite/fuchsite, crazy lace agate

Cypress

warm, woody, spicy

Actions ~ vasoconstrictive, diuretic, antispasmodic
Extraction ~ steam distillation of needles and twigs
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ allergies (respiratory), anti-aging, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, cellulite, colds, cough, flea deterrent, fluid retention, lymph (congested), menopause, muscle spasm, periods (heavy, painful), PMS, rheumatism, sedative, stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ calms talkative, irritable people, anger, depression, calms mind, eases loss, transition, strength, comfort
Spiritual Uses ~ cleanse spirit, removes psychic blocks, base chakra
Astrology ~ Planet: Saturn, Element: earth, Sign: Capricorn

Eucalyptus

camphory, pepperminty

Actions ~ bactericide, antiviral, expectorant, analgesic
Extraction ~ distilled from the fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy, high blood pressure, epileptic, oral toxin
Physical Uses ~ allergies, arthritis, asthma, athlete's foot, blood purifier, bronchitis, colds, cough, decongestant, feet (to energize), fever, fluid retention, glands (swollen), headaches, inflammation, influenza, insect repellant, laryngitis, migraines, muscle pain and strain, muscular dystrophy(stimulant), neuralgia, pain, phlegm, rheumatism, sciatica, sinus problems, skin (congested), skin (regeneration), stimulant, wounds
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ heated emotions, confusion, concentration, revives mind
Spiritual Uses ~ revives low spirit, brow chakra, purification of psychic energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air Sign Gemini

Crystals ~ Resonates with bloodstone

Frankincense

insence-like, sweet, spicy

Actions ~ astringent, sedative
Extraction ~ distillation of resin of the bark
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ allergies (respiratory), anti-aging, arthritis, asthma, auto immune boost, brain trauma, bronchitis, colds, cough, immune stimulant, influenza, laryngitis, lymph (congested), mucous membranes (to strengthen), phlegm, relax, respiratory infection, rheumatism, sedative, sinus problems, skin (oily, rash, softening, scars, stretch marks, sunburned, tonic, wrinkles)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxieties linked to past, stress, tension, depression, grief, nervous tension, stress, calms, soothes mind, comforting
Spiritual Uses ~ amber, heightened awareness of spiritual realms, awakens higher consciousness prior to meditation, crown chakra, clairvoyance, meditation, opens pineal gland, spirituality, yoga
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: air

Crystals ~ Resonates with amber, amethyst, ametrine

Geranium

sweet greenish rose

Actions ~ anti-depressant, diuretic, anti-inflammatory
Extraction ~ distillation of leaves, stalks and flowers
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ acne, adrenal cortex (to stimulate), addictions, allergies (respiratory), anti-aging, arthritis, calms body, cellulite, circulation, convalescence, cough, debility, fluid retention, inflammation, insomnia, irritable bowel, jet lag, lymph (congested), menopause, muscle pain, muscular dystrophy (relax), periods (heavy, painful), PMS, rheumatism, shingles, skin (cleanser, congested, oily, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, sunburn, wrinkles), stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxiety, depression, fragile nerves, nervous exhaustion or fatigue, balances mind
Spiritual Uses ~ lifts the spirits, protection, calms psyche, protects psychically, defense against unwanted outside negative energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Venus, Element: water

Crystals ~ Resonates with amazonite, kyanite, black obsidian, sugilite

Ginger

earthy, root, spicy

Actionsaperitif, analgesic, antispasmodic
Extraction ~ distillation of roots
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ appetite (loss of), arthritis, bronchitis, colds, constipation, cough, diarrhea, digestive problems, fever, fibromyalgia, influenza, irritable bowel, lymph (congested), migraines, muscle (pain, spasm ,cramp, strain, tone), muscular dystrophy (to stimulate), neuralgia, phlegm, physical energy, rheumatism, sciatica, sinus problems, throat (sore)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ warms emotions, sharpens senses, memory, cheering, grounding, love, courage, confidence, concentration, stimulates and revives the mind, nervous exhaustion
Spiritual Uses ~ magical energy, purification, success on all levels, centering, base chakra, grounding
Astrology ~ Planet: Mars, Element: fire, Sign: Aries

Grapefruit

sweet, fresh citrus

Actions ~ astringent, diuretic, lymphatic stimulant
Extraction ~ pressed from rind
Safety ~ photo sensitive
Physical Uses ~ addictions, acne, appetite (loss of), arthritis, cellulite, cholesterol, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, headaches, indigestion, irritable bowel, jet lag, lymph (congested), migraines, muscle spasm or cramp, obesity, PMS, stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ stabilizes manic depression, irritability, anxiety, euphoric, hypnotic, left brain, balance central nervous system, uplifting, reviving, balance the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ uplifting to body, mind and spirit

Crystals ~ Resonates with picture jasper, kunzite

Jasmine

rich, sweet floral

Actionsaphrodisiac, anti-spasmodic, anti-depressant
Extraction ~ enfleurage of the flowers
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ hormone balancer, impotence, insomnia, irritability, laryngitis, menopause, muscle (spasm, cramp, strain), periods (painful, PMS), skin(dry, hard, itchy, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, sunburned, tone, wrinkles), stimulant
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, post-natal depression, grief, lethargy, boredom, apathy, nerves (fragile, out of control), nervous exhaustion, tension, stress, emotional stress, positive feelings of confidence, restores energy, love, peace, emotions, balances central nervous system, mind (stimulates, revives)
Spiritual Uses ~ balances yin \ yang, spirituality, psychic dreams, disconnected spirit
Astrology ~ Planet: Moon, Element: water, Sign: Cancer

Crystals ~ Resonates with honey calcite

Juniper

fresh, peppery, woody

Actions ~ astringent, diuretic, anti-spasmodic
Extraction ~ distilled from berries
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ acne, addictions, arthritis, blood purifier, brain trauma, bronchitis, cellulite, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, lymph (congested), muscle pain, spasm, cramp, muscle toxins, neuralgia, obesity, parasite detoxifier, periods (heavy, irregular, painful), rheumatism, sciatica, stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ abuse stress, depression, mental fatigue, confusion, fragile nerves, emotional stress, nerves, left brain, cleansing for body, mind and spirit, clears, stimulates, great for people in helping professions, memory
Spiritual Uses ~ purifies atmosphere, cleanses aura, supports the spirit in challenging situations, protection, centers, clairvoyance, meditation, wards off negative energy and danger
Astrology ~ Planet: sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with ametrine, aqua aura quartz, carnelian, citrine, labradorite, mahogany obsidian, moonstone, smoky quartz, tigers eye, black tourmaline

Lavender

fresh, herby, floral

Actions anti-depressant, nervine, sedative, antiseptic, antiviral
Extraction ~ distilled from flowers and stalks
Safety ~ avoid if pregnant or low blood pressure
Physical Uses ~ allergies (respiratory), anti-aging, arthritis, asthma, auto immune boost, bone pain, brain trauma, bronchitis, burns, cellulite, circulation, colds, cough, dandruff, digestive disorders, eczema, feet (energize), fever, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, fungal infections, headaches,inflammation, insect repellant, insect stings, insomnia, irritable bowel, lymph (congested), muscle pain, spasm, cramp, strain, muscle tone, muscular dystrophy (relax), palpitations, periods (irregular, painful), PMS, psoriasis, phlegm, rheumatism, sedative, sinus problems, skin(acne, dry, regeneration, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, sunburn, wrinkles), stress, wounds
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ abuse stress, anger, nervous exhaustion, depression, fear, grief, irritability, over-active mind, moodiness, emotional stress, stabilizes the body, mind and spirit, left brain, balances central nervous system, memory, balances mind, love, peace, conscious mind
Spiritual Uses ~ cleanses and soothes spirit, cleanses aura, brow, heart, solar plexus chakras, meditation, connect with soul, spiritual love
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Crystals ~ Resonates with moss agate, charoite, iolite, brecciated jasper, red jasper, stonehenge, green tourmaline

Lemon

fresh citrus

Actionsimmune stimulant, astringent, analgesic
Extraction ~ pressed from outer rind
Safety ~ skin irritation, photo sensitive
Physical Uses ~ acne, addictions, arthritis, asthma, auto immune boost, blood purifier, bronchitis, cellulite, circulatory problems, colds, constipation, cough, dandruff, diarrhea, digestive disorders, fever, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, glands (swollen), headaches, immune system, influenza, insect repellent, jet lag, laryngitis, left brain, lymph (congested), menopause, migraines, obesity, oily hair and skin, pancreas (strengthen), sinus problems, stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, clarity of thought, refreshing, cooling, concentration
Spiritual Uses ~ uplifting to body, mind and spirit, centering, brow chakra, purification of physical energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Moon, Element: water, Sign: Cancer

Lemongrass

fresh citrus, straw-like

Actionsinsecticide, antiseptic
Extraction ~ steam distilled from fresh and partially dried leaves
Safety ~ may irritate sensitive skin
Physical Uses ~ acne, appetite (loss of), athlete's foot, cellulite, deodorant, digestive disorders, fungal infections, flea and insect repellent, skin (oily, tone), stimulant
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, mental fatigue, stimulating, reviving
Spiritual Uses ~ lifts spirit, psychic exhaustion, psychic awareness, purification
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Lime

fresh citrus

Actions ~ tonic, restorative, antiseptic, antiviral, disinfectant
Extraction ~ pressing of the peel
Safety ~ phototoxic
Physical Uses ~ similar uses to lemon, gives back energy after illness, acne, rheumatism, sinus problems, stress, virus
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ very activating and stimulating: especially where there is apathy, anxiety, depression:, refreshing and uplifting to a tired mind
Spiritual Uses ~ purification of physical energy, protection
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Mandarine

light floral, citrus

Actions ~ anti-spasmodic, digestive, sedative
Extraction ~ pressed from rind
Safety ~ photo sensitive
Physical Uses ~ acne, appetite (loss of), asthma, constipation, digestive disorders, fluid retention, insomnia, muscle spasm or cramp, obesity, skin tone, stress, wrinkles
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, anxiety, nervous tension, hysteria, shock, uplifting
Spiritual Uses ~ cleanse and strengthen body, mind and spirit

Marjoram

warm, spicy, herby

Actions analgesic, anti-spasmodic, sedative, anaphrodisiac
Extraction ~ distillation of flowering herb
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ anti-aging, arthritis, asthma, brain trauma, bronchitis, circulation, colds, constipation, cough, debility, diarrhea, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, hyper-activity, insomnia, irritability, irritable bowel, migraines, muscle pain, spasm, cramp strain, muscle tone, multiple sclerosis, nerve pain, parasympathetic nervous system (stimulates), periods (irregular, painful), PMS, phlegm, rheumatism, sciatica, sinus problems, stress, tendinitis, thyroid (overactive)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, calms nervous system, anxiety, deep psychological trauma, grief, loneliness, fragile nerves, nervous exhaustion, emotional stress, warms emotions, stimulates and strengthens mind, peace, helps one to confront issues
Spiritual Uses ~ unification of psychic and consciousness for successful ritual
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Crystals ~ Resonates with aquamarine

Myrrh

warm, earthy, musty

Actionsantiphlogistic, antiseptic, astringent
Extraction ~ distilled from resin of tree
Safety ~ avoid during pregnancy
Physical Uses ~ anti-aging, arthritis, asthma, auto immune boost, bronchitis, convalescence, cough, digestive problems, disinfectant, fungal infections, gum infections, immune stimulant, inflammation, periods (irregular), rheumatism, skin (bruised, chapped, congested, regeneration, scars, stretch marks, sunburned, wrinkles), throat (sore), thyroid (over-active)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ weakness, apathy, lack of incentive, heated emotions, nervous exhaustion, stress, anxiety, confidence, stimulates the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ meditation, spiritual rituals, crown chakra, meditation, opens pineal gland, yoga
Astrology ~ Planet: Saturn, Element: water

Neroli

radiant, sweet, floral

Actions ~ anti-depressant, aphrodisiac, anti-spasmodic
Extraction ~ enfleurage then distillation of white blossoms
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ addictions, anti-aging, asthma, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia, menopause, PMS, relax, sedative, skin (bruised, dry, hard, rash, regeneration, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, wrinkles, x-ray protection
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ anxiety, depression, stress, hysteria, shock, negative thought patterns and harmful habits, anger, frustration, irritability, mental fatigue, nervous tension, sadness, peace, joy, hypnotic, euphoric, right brain, confidence, relaxes and strengthens mind
Spiritual Uses ~ purification, body, mind and spirit balance, heart chakra, meditation, connect with soul
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with angel aura quartz, angelite, scolecite

Niaouli

eucalyptus-like, light

Actions ~ antiseptic, bactericidal
Extraction ~ distilled from leaves and young twigs of melaleuca bush
Safety ~ powerful stimulant, do not use in late evening
Physical Uses ~ acne, arthritis, asthma, athlete's foot, auto immune boost, bronchitis, circulatory problems, colds, cough, decongestant, fever, fungal infections, immune stimulant, influenza, laryngitis, lymph (congested), muscle pain, phlegm, psoriasis, rheumatism, sinus problems, stimulant
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, stimulating, reviving, clears head, concentration
Spiritual Uses ~ stimulates dream activity, protection against or to overcome psychic attack
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Orange

fresh, tangy, sweet

Actions ~ anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, digestive stimulant
Extraction ~ pressed from outer rind
Safety ~ photo toxic
Physical Uses ~ acne, addictions, anti-aging, appetite (loss of), cell stimulant, constipation, depression (post-natal), diarrhea, digestive disorders, fluid retention, indigestion, muscle spasm or cramp, muscular dystrophy (relax), nervous tension, obesity, skin (bruised, congested, dry, itchy, hard, rash, sedative, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, tonic, wrinkles), stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ gloomy thoughts and depression, boredom, low energy, relaxant positive outlook
Spiritual Uses ~ body, mind and spirit balance, heart chakra, purification of physical energy, magical energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with apatite, orange calcite

Patchouli

smokey, herby, earthy

Actions ~ aphrodisiac, sedative, astringent
Extraction ~ distilled from leaves
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ addictions, anti-aging, aphrodisiac, cellulite, constipation, fluid retention, fungal infections, immune stimulant, inflammation, physical energy, skin (acne, allergies, chapped, congested, dry, cracked, rash, regeneration, scars, stretch marks, snake bite, sunburned, wrinkles)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ lethargy, apathy, depression, stress, anxiety, balance the mind, wits, objectivity, left brain, concentration, helps to see life in perspective, clarify problems
Spiritual Uses ~ grounding, sacral chakra
Astrology ~ Planet: Saturn, Element: earth, Sign: Capricorn

Crystals ~ Resonates with snowflake obsidian

Peppermint

fresh, cooling, minty

Actionsanalgesic, stimulant, stomachic
Extraction ~ distilled from leaves
Safety ~ antidotes homeopathic remedies
Physical Uses ~ arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, colds, constipation, convalescence, cough, debility, decongestant, diarrhea, digestive disorders, fever, fibromyalgia, fungal infections, hair (oily), headaches, influenza, laryngitis, menopause, migraines, muscle (pain, spasm, strain), muscle tone, multiple sclerosis, neuralgia, periods (irregular, painful), phlegm, rheumatism, sciatica, sinus problems, stress, tendinitis
Mental & Emotional Uses~ anger, hysteria, mental fatigue, shock, depression, inferiority, fragile nerves, nervous exhaustion, negative thoughts, stimulates the mind, cooling, wake-up, conscious mind
Spiritual Uses~ purification
Astrology ~ Planet: Mercury, Element: air, Sign: Gemini

Crystals ~ Resonates with hematite, ruby zoisite

Petitgrain

woody, floral, neroli-like

Actions ~ tonic, deodorant, sedative
Extraction ~ distilled from leaves and young twigs of the orange tree
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ acne, digestive disorders, fluid retention, immune stimulant, insomnia, muscle spasm or cramp, respiratory infection, rheumatism, stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, anxiety, anger, panic, frustration, grief, refreshes mind, soothes emotions, conscious mind
Spiritual Uses ~ transition, protection
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with elestial quartz, lepidolite, rainbow obsidian

Pine

clean, fresh, woody

Actions ~ disinfectant, antiseptic, expectorant
Extraction ~ distillation of needles, small twigs and cones
Safety ~ skin irritant
Physical Uses ~ arthritis, asthma, athlete's foot, brain trauma, bronchitis, chest infections, clear air of bacteria, colds, cough, debility, decongestant, fungal infections, immune stimulant, inflammation, influenza, inhalation, laryngitis, lymph (congested), menopause, neuralgia, phlegm, respiratory infection, physical energy, sciatica, sinus problems, stimulant, stimulate circulation when added to bath, tendinitis, throat (sore)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ weakness, debility, depression, mental fatigue, stress, anxiety, refreshes and uplifts a tired mind, strengthens the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ malachite, purification, protection, magical energy
Astrology ~ Planet: Mars, Element: air

Rose

deep, soft, hypnotic

Actions ~ anti-depressant, balancer for female reproductive system, aphrodisiac
Extraction ~ enfleurage of petals
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ abuse stress, addictions, aerobics (improve circulation), anti aging, aphrodisiac, blood purifier, brain trauma, fibromyalgia, headaches, liver and spleen tonic, lymph (congested), menopause, migraines, muscular dystrophy (to relax), periods (heavy, irregular, painful), PMS, sedative, skin (dry, hard, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, sunburned, wrinkles)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ soothes emotions, depression, grief, jealousy, resentment, anger, frustration, post-natal depression, hysteria, insecurity, irritability, moodiness, nervous tension, sadness, shock, stress, anxiety, lifts heart, gives a woman positive feelings of self, love, peace, beauty, happiness, balance and revive mind
Spiritual Uses ~ communication with angelic realm, cleanse and strengthen body, mind and spirit, heart chakra, meditation, connect with soul, redirect sexual energy to spirit
Astrology ~ Planet: Venus, Element: water

Crystals ~ Resonates with aventurine, mangano calcite, chrysoprase, chrysocolla, phosphosiderite, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, rose quartz, sodalite

Rosemary

herby, woody, camphor-like

Actions ~ analgesic, nervine, stimulant
Extraction ~ distillation of flowering tops
Safety ~ avoid if epileptic
Physical Uses ~ addictions, arthritis, asthma, auto immune boost, brain trauma, bronchitis, cellulite, colds, constipation, cough, dandruff, diarrhea, digestive problems, fever, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, fungal infections, glands (swollen), headache, immune stimulant, impotence, influenza, insect repellent, longevity, lymph (congested), migraines, muscle (pain, spasm, cramp, strain, tone), phlegm, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy (stimulate), neuralgia, obesity, palpitations, periods (irregular, painful), rheumatism, sciatica, sinus problems, stimulant, tendinitis, thyroid (under-active)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ lethargy, mental strain and fatigue, depression, nervous exhaustion, stress, anxiety, invigorating, conscious mind, nerves, enlivens brain cells, clears head, memory, love , centering, creativity
Spiritual Uses ~ brow chakra, meditation
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun, Element: fire, Sign: Leo

Crystals ~ Resonates with fluorite, lapis lazuli, rutilated quartz, turitella agate

Rosewood

floral. light, woody

Actions ~ tissue re-generator, immune stimulant, anti-depressant
Extraction ~ distillation of wood chippings
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ addictions, anti-aging, dandruff, fibromyalgia, headache, influenza, jet lag, migraines, muscle tone, respiratory infection, skin (dry, sensitive, scars, stretch marks, wrinkles)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, fear, mental fatigue, stress, anxiety, stabilizes central nervous system, balancing, overburdened with problems, refreshing, stimulating, uplifting, enlivening, creativity
Spiritual Uses ~ sacral chakra, meditation, return to body
Astrology ~ Planet: Sun

Crystals ~ Resonates with rainforest jasper, ocean jasper, seraphinite

Sandalwood

warm, balsamic, woody

Actions ~ aphrodisiac, sedative, expectorant
Extraction ~ distillation of wood
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ abuse stress, addictions, anti-aging, aphrodisiac, bronchitis, cellulite, cough, inflammation, insomnia, irritable bowel, laryngitis, menopause, muscle spasm, cramp, neuralgia, phlegm, PMS, relax, sciatica, sedative, skin (acne, chapped, dry, cracked, hard, itchy, oily, rash, softening, scars, stretch marks, sunburned, varicose veins, wrinkles), throat (sore)
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ nervous tension, anxiety, obsessional attitudes, cuts ties with past (kicking habits), depression, irritability, stress, comforts the dying, peace, acceptance, relaxes the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ spirituality, meditation, throat and solar plexus chakras, kundalini, opens pineal gland, redirect sexual energy to spirit, yoga
Astrology ~ Planet: Moon, Element: water, Sign: Cancer

Crystals ~ Resonates with mookite, serpentine, unakite

Tea Tree

sharp, musty, turpentine-like

Actions ~ anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, antibiotic, antiseptic
Extraction ~ distilled from leaves of melaleuca tree
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ acne, asthma, athlete's foot, auto immune boost, bronchitis, colds, cough, dandruff, debility, fever, fungal infection, gum infections, immune stimulant, influenza, insect stings, itching, lymph (congested), muscle tone, nerves (fragile), nervous exhaustion or fatigue, phlegm, rash, sinus problems, sunburn, throat (sore), virus, wounds
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ depression, refreshing and revitalizing especially after shock, uplifts, revives the mind
Spiritual Uses ~ throat chakra

Valerian

warm, skunky, musty

Actions ~ anti-spasmodic, depressant of central nervous system, sedative
Extraction ~ distillation of roots
Safety ~ use in moderation
Physical Uses ~ arthritis, insomnia, migraines, muscle (spasm, cramp, tone), palpitations, sedative, tendinitis
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ calms the mind, shock, stress, anxiety, fragile nerves, nervous exhaustion

Vetiver

earthy, musty, root

Actions ~ sedative, anti-spasmodic, tonic
Extraction ~ distillation of roots
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ anti-aging, aphrodisiac, arthritis, insomnia, muscle (pain, spasm, cramp, strain, tone), multiple sclerosis, periods (irregular), relax, rheumatism, sedative
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ calming, settles nerves, deeper psychological problems--where there is too much sensitivity and openness, depression, mental fatigue, balance and relax the mind, fragile nerves, nervous exhaustion, debility, stress, anxiety, scattered thoughts, balances central nervous system, left brain, peace
Spiritual Uses ~ aura protection, grounding, cleanse the aura, base chakra
Astrology ~ Planet: Venus, Element: earth, Sign: Taurus

Crystals ~ Resonates with apache tears

Yarrow

green, herby, spicy

Actions ~ anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, fortifier
Extraction ~ distilled from dried herb
Safety ~ none
Physical Uses ~ acne, arthritis, auto immune boost, bronchitis, blood renewal, colds, digestion (sluggish), fever, fibromyalgia, fluid retention, headaches, inflammation, influenza, insomnia, lymph (congested), migraines, muscle spasm or cramp, periods (heavy, irregular, painful), PMS, relaxation, rheumatism, skin (chapped, oily, scars, stretch marks, sunburn) stress
Mental & Emotional Uses ~ moodiness, relaxant, courage, love
Spiritual Uses ~ lifts spirits, heart chakra, psychic awareness
Astrology ~ Planet: Venus, Element: water