Fennel oil has cleansing, toning, purifying and stimulating properties. Fennel oil is ideal for use with cellulite, especially when used in massage. It makes a refreshing mouthwash. Fennel oil has a sweet, aniseed aroma with an earthy tone.
Lavender essential oil is generally regarded as the most versatile essential oil. Lavender essential oil has antiseptic, balancing, soothing and rejuvenating properties. The soothing properties of lavender essential oil make it an ideal oil for use in body skincare preparations for everyday problem skin. It is suitable for all skin types. Lavender essential oil is also widely used for relaxation and in promoting a restful night. It has a sweet and floral-herbaceous aroma with a woody undertone.
Clove bud essential oil (Eugenia Caryophyllus Bud Oil) or oil of the clove as it is often referred to is highly antiseptic and piercing. Clove bud essential oil is both uplifting and stimulating. It soothes and relaxes the digestive system when used to massage the abdomen. It is a natural analgaesic and antiseptic used primarily in dentistry for its main ingredient eugenol. It has a spicy and slightly fruity aroma. The various basils have such different scents because the herb has a number of different essential oils which come together in different proportions for various breeds.
Ginger essential oil has a powerful scent. A drop or two of ginger essential oil will add an interesting tone to mixtures, especially those containing other spicy oils. Inhaling a few drops of ginger essential oil in hot water may help to ease spasmodic coughing. In massage, the warming properties of ginger essential oil can be particularly useful for people who always feel cold. Ginger essential oil has a warm, fresh, fiery and woody-spicy aroma.
Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil) has stimulating and regenerating properties making this essential oil wonderful as a body skincare product for all skin types.Geranium essential oil is very useful for normalising excessively dry or oily skin. It is balancing and stabilising to both mind and body. The balancing and emotionally harmonising properties of geranium essential oil make it an excellent womens oil, especially during menstruation and the menopause. It has a powerful, sweet and floral aroma with a fruity undertone.