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Mini Guide to Essential Oils

This is just a brief introduction to a few of the Essential Oils and Marcerated Oils used in our Treatments. These oils are wonderfully therapeutic, energising, relaxing and provide great healing for a whole range of medical and emotional conditions. Some of their more notable properties are listed below. We use a whole combination of these oils in the treatments we offer to help and heal.

Geranium

 

Sweet and heavy, similar to Rose with overtones of mint.

 

 

 

 

MIND

Refreshes and relaxes, balancing, regulating and lifting.

BODY

Tonic to the circulation, clearing effect and helps the body to eliminate toxins.

SKIN

Improves blood flow, balances sebum, very good skin cleanser.

Rosemary

 

A refreshing herbal fragrance, strong, clear and penetrating.

 

 

 

 

MIND

Clears the head, aids memory, refreshes and supports the mind  in times of fragility and exhaustion.

BODY

Relieves pain, palpitations, asthma, colds, boosts digestion and acts as a liver decongestant.

SKIN

Cleansing and stimulating, can ease swellings. Acts as an excellent toner, astringent and is beneficial with scalp disorders.

Lavender

 

Wonderfully therapeutic, one of the safest oils

 

 

 

 

MIND

Calms nervous tension, cleansing, balancing, relaxing and sleep inducing.

BODY

Stimulates healing process, alleviates aches and pains, quells anger and panic attacks, helps treat bronchitis, catarrh and laryngitis.

SKIN

Relieves acne, rosacea, boils, burns, nettle rash, ulcers and promotes cell regeneration.

Cedarwood Atlas

 

Warm and woody fragrance

 

 

 

 

MIND

Clams and soothes.

BODY

Especially helpful for coughs, chronic bronchitis, urinary tract infections and the burning pain of cystitis.

SKIN

Sedative, astringent, relieves itching, treats psoriasis, clears scabs, and chronic dermatitis.

Rosehip

 

A cold pressed oil, high in essential fatty acids with many proven

beauty-enhancing qualities.

 

 

 

BODY

Used for treating bruises, scars and a preventative treatment of stretch marks.

SKIN

Valuable in treating a variety of skin problems from wrinkles, sun damage to eczema and psoriasis.

Marjoram

 

Warm, penetrating and slightly spicy.

 

 

 

 

MIND

Calming, warms the emotions, helps to give comfort in times of grief and loneliness.

BODY

Eases stiff and cold muscles, reduces muscular pain, increases circulation. Helps with rheumatic aches and pains.

SKIN

Valuable in clearing bruises as it promotes smoother flow of blood.

Petitgrain

 

A haunting fragrance, fresh and flowery with a citrus scent.

 

 

 

 

MIND

Deals with state of depression, calms panic and anger, refreshes the mind.

BODY

Mild immuno-stimulant. Tonic after debilitating illness. Relaxes muscle spasms. Eases breathing.

SKIN

Helps clear blemishes, useful with acne. Toning properties.

St John’s Wort

 

Prepared by infusing the flowers in a fixed oil such as Sweet Almond Oil.

 

 

 

 

MIND

Mood lifting properties

BODY

Treats bruises, mild burns, nerve pain like neuralgia and varicose veins.