Aromatherapy Benefits


The  essential oils used in the bath bombs, scrubs, bath salts and soaps  where indicated are undiluted and in their purest form.  

Bergamot —  Bergamot oil is cold-pressed from the peel of the nearly ripe fruit.  The aroma of bergamot oil is fresh, lively, fruity and sweet. It is an  excellent deodorizer. Aromatherapy benefits: uplifting, inspiring,  confidence-building.
Eucalyptus -  Of the 300 species of eucalyptus trees in the world, Eucalyptus  globulus is the best known. Eucalyptus has long been used in topical  preparations such as liniments and salves. Cineole is the major  constituent. Aromatherapy benefits: purifying, invigorating.
Grapefruit -  Oil is cold-pressed from the peel of the common grapefruit. It has a  fresh, sweet, bitter, citrus aroma. Aromatherapy benefits: refreshing,  cheering.
Lavender -  Lavender oil is used in baths, room sprays, toilet waters, perfumes,  colognes, massage oils, sachets, salves, skin lotions and oils. It has a  sweet, balsamic, floral aroma which combines well with many oils  including citrus, clove, patchouli, rosemary, clary sage and pine.  Aromatherapy benefits: balancing, soothing, normalizing, calming,  relaxing, healing.
Lemon -   The scent is evocative of the fresh ripe peel. Lemon oil in the bath  or in massage oils should be well diluted as it can cause skin  irritation. Caution: avoid using the oil in body care products when  going out into the sun as it can cause redness and burning of the skin.  Aromatherapy benefits: uplifting, refreshing, cheering.
Lemongrass -  Lemongrass oil is distilled from a tropical grass native to Asia. It  has a powerful, lemony, grassy aroma. It is used in insect repellents,  room sprays, soaps and detergents. Aromatherapy benefits: vitalizing,  cleansing.
Lime -   Distilled oil is pale yellow or clear in color with a perfumy-fruity,  limeade aroma. Lime oil applied to the skin, may, in the presence of  sunlight, cause a skin reaction. Aromatherapy benefits: refreshing,  cheering.Neroli -  Oil of neroli is distilled from the flowers of the bitter orange tree.  It has a very strong, refreshing, spicy, floral aroma and is one of the  most widely used flower oils in perfumery. It is an ingredient in eau de  cologne and blends well with citrus oils and floral oils. Neroli is  also used in premium natural cosmetic preparations such as massage oils,  skin creams and bath oils. Aromatherapy benefits: calming, soothing,  sensual.
Orange, Sweet -  More sweet orange oil is produced than any other citrus oil and is  pressed from the peels of ripe, sweet oranges. It has a lively, fruity,  sweet aroma. It is used to scent fruity and eau de cologne fragrances.   Aromatherapy benefits: cheering, refreshing, uplifting.
Patchouli -  Patchouli is noted for its long-lasting fragrance and fixative ability.  The aroma is very intense; it can be described as earthy, rich, sweet,  balsamic, woody and spicy. Patchouli oil is one of the few essential  oils that improve with age. Aromatherapy benefits: romantic, soothing,  sensual.
Peppermint -  Peppermint has a powerful, sweet, menthol aroma which, when inhaled  undiluted, can make the eyes water and the sinuses tingle. Aromatherapy  benefits: vitalizing, refreshing, cooling.
Sandalwood -  Sandalwood oil has a sweet-woody, warm, balsamic aroma that improves  with age. The essential oil blends wonderfully with most oils,  especially rose, lavender, neroli and bergamot. Sandalwood oil is also  an excellent cleansing, astringent addition to massage and facial oils,  bath oils, aftershaves, lotions and creams. Aromatherapy benefits:  relaxing, centering, sensual.
Spearmint -  Aromatherapists use spearmint to energize the mind and body. A few  drops in bath water has a refreshing effect while a facial steam of  spearmint oil helps cleanse and tighten pores. Aromtherapy benefits:  refreshing, cooling, vitalizing.
Tea Tree -  The leaf of the tea, or ti, tree had a long history of use by the  indigenous peoples of Australia. The aroma of the oil is warm, spicy,  medicinal and volatile. It is occasionally used to scent spicy colognes  and aftershaves. It blends well with lavandin, rosemary and nutmeg oils.  Aromatherapy benefits: cleansing, purifying, uplifting.
Vanilla - The aroma is lingering sweet balsamic. Aromatherapy benefits: calming, comforting, balancing.
Ylang Ylang -  Ylang ylang oil is distilled from the early morning, fresh-picked  flowers of the cananga tree.  Ylang ylang has an intense floral, sweet,  jasmine-like, almost narcotic aroma. Aromatherapy benefits: sensual,  euphoric.