Govett's Leap, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

The Best Essential Oils Guide

THE BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – ANISE MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA

Anise Myrtle has a particularly fresh, more appealing aroma than traditional anises and aniseeds.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES

Use similarly as traditional Aniseed, relieve worry, stress, calming, flatchulence, fish attractant. Also used as a drink or food flavouring, mask bad flavours or odours. Good for indigestion.

HOW TO USE

Oil burner or vaporiser. Add 5 drops to 10ml of massage oil and rub into the stomach for flatchulence. Add 2 to 4 drops per litre for drink recipes.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – AUSTRALIAN BLUE CYPRESS OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA 

Australian Blue Cypress has a deep, woody, smoky, resinous, honey like aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES

A known antiviral being effective against unsightly skin lumps. It is useful for tired joints and muscles, or mix in Macadamia oil for sun dried skin), apply after little nasties bite . It is a known anti bacterial and is good for wound healing. It is registered for use in perfumery for use as a fixative. Calming, grounding, use when feeling grief, nervous or emotional distress.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner or vaporiser. Mix 1% with a carrier oil. One small drop can be added neat to skin complaints.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – BUDDHA WOOD OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
An unusual woody aroma, with a whiskey like scent, ideal for blending.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Meditation, aphrodisiac and blend with other oils.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner or vaporiser.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS AUSTRALIANA / EUCALYPTUS RADIATA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
Fresh, fruity, definitely the most pleasant traditional, child friendly Eucalyptus aroma of all.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Fresh and energising, air purifying, a well known antiseptic, anti inflammatory, great for colds, flus, cuts and sores. Use in spas, footbaths, air conditioning systems, clothes and woollen washing, washing floors, kitchen and bathroom surfaces, removing ink stains and sticky residues.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply direct to minor wounds, 2-5 drops in a bath, 3-5 drops per 20ml of massage oil or 2-4 drops per litre of washing water.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS BLUE GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, menthol, typical Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Energising, fresh, a well known antiseptic, it has been traditionally used for colds coughs, flu, relief for tired joints and muscles. Add to spas, air conditioning systems, laundry washing or floor washing water. Great in removing sticker and bandage residue. Clean stainless steel, remove stains, biro/texta and grease marks from clothing
and assists in removing chewing gum.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply direct to minor wounds, 2-5 drops in a bath, 2-5 drops massage oils, 2-4 drops per litre of washing water.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS BLUE MALLEE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very medicinal, clinical Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Antiseptic, cuts and sores. Relief from coughs, colds, flu, and sinusitis. Use in massage for relief from headaches, arthritis, muscular aches and pains. Also use in footbaths, spas, floor washing water, add to clothes washing, bathroom cleaning, clean ink stains of clothes and remove sticker residue.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply direct to minor wounds, 2-5 drops in a bath, 2-4 drops per litre of washing waters.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS GULLY GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A refreshing, zingy Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Zingy, refreshing, a well known antiseptic, traditionally used for colds coughs, flu, relief from tired joints and muscles. Add to spas, air conditioning systems, laundry washing or floor washing water. Great in removing sticker and bandage residues, stainless steel cleaning, remove stains, biro/texta and grease marks from clothing and assists in removing chewing gum.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, is traditionally applied direct to minor wounds, add 3-4 drops in a bowl for a footbath, add 2-5 drops per litre of washing waters.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS LEMON IRONBARK OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A lovely, sweet, fresh, lemon, Eucalyptus aroma. One of the most pleasant lemon Eucalyptus aromas.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Use in perfumery, cosmetics. It is believed to be antiseptic, antiviral, an expectorant and anti inflammatory. Use in spas, air conditioning systems, laundry and floor washing.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 2-5 drops per litre of washing waters.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS LEMON SCENTED GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very fresh, crisp, invigorating strong lemon aroma with a slight Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Invigorating, use as an air purifier, deodoriser, insect repellent, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, analgesic, expectorant, good for colds and flu.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri, bath and vacuum cloth bag. A good insect repellent, scent draw liners to repel cockroaches and silverfish.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS PEPPERMINT GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, spicy, pepperminty, Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Anti-asthmatic, antiseptic, expectorant, bronchitis conditions, colds, flus, antiinflammatory and antifungal.
The oil is energising when mentally fatigued, calming, soothing, sedating and room freshening.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, 2-5 drops in a baths and in chest rubs.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – FRAGONIA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
There are 3 distinct, yet equal constituents. It is this balance of 3 prime constituents which aromatherapists believe actually have a balancing effect on unbalanced emotions. The aromas are ones of freshness, then a lovely pleasant fragrance followed by a nice woody aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Emotional freeing, emotional balancing, anti-depressive, perfume, jet lag, room freshener or deodoriser, spas, footbaths, massage, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, decongestant and an analgesic.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 5 drops per 20ml of massage oil, 3-5 drops in a bath or a small drop neat to the skin as a perfume.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – HONEY MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A delicate, fresh, uplifting, lemon, honey aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Clear and focus the mind, assist concentration, uplifting, relaxing, calming, relief for mental stress, relief for high pressure workers, students, switching off from pressure situations, anti-depressive, soothes hypertension, aids happiness, removes bad room smells, calms noisy children and also anti-infectious.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 1 drop per 20ml of massage oil, add to perfumes and cosmetics.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – KUNZEA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
Fresh, spicy, a hint of cinnamon, a pleasant Australian bush smell.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Insect bites, cuts, eczema, dermatitis, repair of soft tissue injuries, rashes, chilblains, flu, excellent temporary relief of arthritis for upto 12 hours, muscular aches and pains. Stress and tension. Lifting or cleansing a room, spa or steam room.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, saunas, 2-10 drops in a bath and 2-10 drops per 20ml of massage. Non toxic, safe to apply direct to the skin in small amounts.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – LEMON MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A rich, uplifting, refreshing lemon aroma, more lemony than lemon.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Uplifting, relaxing, sedative, calming, improves concentration, anti-depressive, soothes hypertension, aids happiness, aids sleeping, remove bad room smells, and calm noisy children. Anti-fungal, anti-septic, anti-viral, good for colds and flus.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri, 1 drop per 20ml of massage oil, vacuum cloth bag, floor washing water, dishwashing liquid. Excellent food flavouring, add 2 to 4 drops per litre for drink recipes.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – LEMON TEA TREE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, citrus lemon aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Room deodoriser, insect repellent, anti-septic, anti-fungal, colds, flus, acne, aid concentration, relaxing and sedating.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, add drops to insect repellents, add 2-4 drops per litre of cleaning liquids, apply small amounts diluted for acne.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – NEROLINA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
An earthy, fresh, near fruity aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Calming, relaxing, uplifting, room deodoriser, anti-fungal, perfumery, antiseptic, head and chest colds, anti-viral for cold sores and shingles. This essential oil is excellent against mites and head lice.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 2-10 drops in a bath, perfume. Use on wash on products at upto 5% mix rate for mite treatments.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – NIAOULI OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very fresh, lemon, minty, very pleasant Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Colds, flus, respiratory conditions, calming, refreshing, cleaning bathrooms, floors and household surfaces.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser and 2-6 drops in baths, 2 to 4 drops in washing waters.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – ROSALINA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, lavender aroma variety of Tea Tree, recommended for people who do not like Lavender and much, much more pleasant than Tea Tree.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Analgesic, calming, relaxing, helpful for sleep, respiratory conditions, acne, skin rashes, antiseptic, insect bites, cleaning floors and surfaces. A child friendly alternative for colds.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, 2-6 drops in a bath, 2-5 drops per litre in cleaning waters, dilute for acne.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – SANDALWOOD OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A rich, fragrant, sweet, earthy, woody, balsamic aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Destress, relaxation, grounding, soothing, calming, mental clarity, still the mind, aids sleeping, aids meditation, aphrodisiac in a calming emotional sense. Use as an excellent personal perfume or in natural deodorant for male or females. Sandalwood oil has been demonstrated to be more effective against acne and acne inflammation than Tea Tree oil and is totally gentle.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply a drop as a personal perfume, perfume fixative or base, potpourri, 3-8 drops in a massage oil, 2-6 drops in a bath, spas, anti skin aging formulations, skin creams, acne and acne inflammation.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – TEA TREE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
Is sharp, fresh, medicinal, reassuring medicinal.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antibacterial, colds, flu, acne, antifungal, small amount neat to acne.

HOW TO USE
Apply neat to cuts, sores, infections, oil burners, vaporisers, spas, 2-8 drops for footbaths and baths.

 

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – WATTLE ABSOLUTE IN JOJOBA

FLORAL ABSOLUTE OIL AROMA
A wonderful, soft, sweet floral, honey, woody aroma.

MODERN DAY AROMATHERAPY USES
Perfume, cosmetics, uplifting, anti-depressive.

HOW TO USE
Can be applied direct to the skin as a beautiful perfume.