Essential Oil Profiles
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Cinnamon

Cinnamomum verum

Scent description: Cinnamon essential oil has a sweet, spicy-hot fragrance. It blends well with citrus oils, clove and nutmeg.

Uses: Cinnamon is a strong antiseptic and has a cleansing effect, it warms and stimulates. Cinnamon can be used for flu, rheumatism, warts, coughs, colds and viral infections. It reduces drowsiness, irritability and headaches.

Precautions: Use with caution or not at all during pregnancy. Cinnamon essential oil may cause skin irritation.


Citronella

Cymbopogon nardus

Scent description: Citronella essential oil has a light, fresh, uplifting aroma. It’s distinctly lemony and camphor-like. Citronella blends well with bergamot, lemon, orange and lemongrass

Uses: Citronella essential oil is used to treat colds, infections and oily complexions. The scent of Citronella is relaxing and can help relieve insomnia. It’s a natural deodorizer and is also used as an insect repellent.

Precautions: Citronella essential oil should be used with caution during pregnancy or not at all. It may cause skin irritation.


Clary Sage

Salvia sclarea

Scent description: A nutty, warm, herbaceous scent. Clary sage blends well with cedarwood, lavender, and most citrus oils.

Uses: Clary sage soothes and relaxes and is used to ease pain and muscle tension. It also helps to relieve depression and encourages sleep. Clary sage can also be used to reduce wrinkles and skin inflammation. It is a muscle relaxant and aphrodisiac.

Precautions: Clary sage increases the effect of drinking alcohol. Do not drink alcohol or drive after use. Do not use if you are pregnant.


Clove

Syzygium aromaticum

Scent description: Clove essential oil has a sweet-spicy, yet strong and hot aroma with a slight fruitiness. It blends well with cinnamon, citronella, grapefruit, peppermint, nutmeg, lemon, orange and rose.

Uses: Clove is a potent antiseptic and can be used to relieve nausea, bronchitis, diarrhea and toothaches. Clove essential oil gives heat to a liniment helping to relieve sore muscles and arthritic pain. Sniffing the spicy aroma of clove essential oil reduces drowsiness, irritability and headaches

Precautions: Clove essential oil can cause extreme skin irritation. Clove should not be used during pregnancy.


Coriander

Coriandrum sativum

Scent description: Coriander essential oil has a slightly fruity, spicy, herbaceous aroma. It blends well with bergamot, cinnamon, citronella, jasmine, lemon, neroli, orange and geranium.

Uses: Coriander can be used to treat indigestion, fight fatigue, rheumatism, and nervousness. In a message blend, Coriander essential oil relieves muscle aches and stiffness.


Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens

Scent description: Cypress essential oil has a fresh, woody, pine-like aroma. It blends well with bergamot, juniper berry, lavender, orange, lemon, sandalwood and clary sage.

Uses: Cypress is a soothing essential oil that can be used to ease muscle aches and pains, relieve coughing and sinus congestion. It can be used to treat circulatory problems such as low blood pressure or poor circulation, varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Cypress is an astringent and is useful in caring for oily and blemished skin. It’s also used to relieve certain problems associated with menopause.


Dill

Antheum graveolens

Scent description: Dill essential oil has a fresh, sweet herbaceous aroma that is slightly earthy.

Uses: Dill can be used to treat indigestion, flatulence, constipation, nervousness and headaches.

Precautions: Use with caution or not at all if susceptible to epilepsy.



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