Top 10 Essential Oils
Best known for its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, chamomile can be used even on children (when diluted correctly).
Widely used as a chest rub, this is excellent at dealing with colds, catarrh, asthma, bronchitis, cystitis and sinusitis. The eucalyptus tree is one of the tallest trees in the world, and the tree exudes a beautiful aroma, imparting a healthy atmosphere to the regions where it is grown.
Used mainly for skin conditions and stimulating the lymphatic system, it is also good at balancing out extremes on both a physical and emotional level.
One of the most expensive and luxurious oils, it makes a fabulous massage oil, and is an excellent aphrodisiac.
Its amazing healing properties make it a first aid essential, however it is also excellent at stimulating the immune system and encouraging relaxation.
Well known for its warming qualities, it is excellent for treating muscle aches, pains, strains and spasms. It is also good at treating hostility, mental strain and irrational thoughts.
The absolute crème de la crème of oils for treatment of shock. Excellent for people who have been bereaved, experiencing hysteria, stress, shock, or possibly all of them. Has a beautiful fragrance.
Known for its cleansing properties, Rose is an excellent oil for purification both physically and emotionally. Helps treat addictions, hangovers, headaches, as well as grief, regret and sadness.
Traditionally associated with self expression, this is useful for the skin and the throat area, and can treat problems such as cynicism, insecurity, loss of voice and tinnitus amongst many.
Used for centuries by the Aborigines of Australia, it is an excellent anti-bacterial and anti-septic. It is commonly used in skin treatments however is also a powerful immune stimulant.