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Allspice (Pimento Berry)

BOTANICAL NAME: pimenta officinalis 

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Allspice (Pimento Berry)

BOTANICAL NAME: pimenta officinalis 

ORIGIN: Cuba, India, Jamaica, Mexico, North Americahttp://www.divasbotanicals.com/Essential Oils/Essential oils.htm

PARTS USED: fruit
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FRAGRANCE: spicy

BLENDS: geranium, ginger, lavender, patchouli, Ylang Ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, balancing, cheering, revitalizing, sense enhancing, warming
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MAGICKAL USES: luck, physical energy

PHYSICAL USES: antiseptic, colds, cramps, dandruff, flatulence, indigestion, lumbago, muscular aches, oily hair, rheumatism, sedative

SAFETY WARNINGS: AKA: pimento. Avoid use in sun. May irritate mucous membranes and skin.

 

Angelica Seed

COMMON NAME: angelica

BOTANICAL NAME: angelica archangelica

ORIGIN: Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Holland, Russia, Spain 

PARTS USED: seeds, roots 

FRAGRANCE: musky

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anchoring, aphrodisiac, fatigue, nervous tension, restoring, strengthening, stress, warming 

PHYSICAL USES: asthma, bronchitis, carminative, colds, constipation, coughs, diuretic, emmenagogue, expels mucous, estrogen-like, fainting, febrifuge, firms breasts, flatulence, indigestion, immunity stimulant, influenza, menopause, migraines, nervine, postnatal depression, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, upper abdominal pain, urticaria 

SAFETY WARNINGS: Photo toxic. Avoid use in sun. Avoid during pregnancy.

Armoise (Mugwort)

COMMON NAME: Armoise

BOTANICAL NAME: artemisia vulgaris 

ORIGIN: China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Japan, Morocco

PARTS USED: whole plant

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, fresh, minty 

BLENDS: Cedarwood, clary sage, patchouli, rosemary, sage 

AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, energizing, stimulating 

MAGICKAL USES: astral projection, base charka, psychic awareness, psychic dreams 

PHYSICAL USES: emollient, muscle relaxant, soothing agent, toning 

SAFETY WARNINGS: AKA: Mugwort. Avoid during pregnancy. May irritate skin. Do not take internally.

Balsam Peru

COMMON NAME: balsam de peru 

BOTANICAL NAME: myroxylon pereirae 

ORIGIN: Central America 

PARTS USED: sap from trunk of tree 

FRAGRANCE: sweet, vanilla-like, woodsy 

BLENDS: cinnamon, clove, patchouli, sandalwood 

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anchoring, stimulant, strengthening 

PHYSICAL USES: antibiotic, anti- fungal, asthma, bronchitis, chafed skin, dry skin, eczema, expectorant, fixative, heart stimulant, increases blood pressure, parasiticide, thrush 

SAFETY WARNINGS: Dilute well before use. Do not use if you have high blood pressure.

Basil

COMMON NAME: basil, sweet 

BOTANICAL NAME: ocimum basilicum

ORIGIN: Commores, Europe, Egypt, France, Madagascar, North America, Seychelles 

PARTS USED: whole plant

FRAGRANCE: licorice-like, spicy, herbal

BLENDS: bergamot, citronella, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, hyssop, lavender, mandarin, marjoram, orange, rosemary, tangerine, violet

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, cheering, clarifying, concentration, energizing, encouraging, exhaustion, fatigue, invigorating, mental fatigue, refreshing, soothing, strengthening, stress, uplifting, warming

MAGICKAL USES: business success, conscious mind (stimulates), happiness, lust, money, peace, prosperity, protection

PHYSICAL USES: allergies, amenorrhea, antidepressant, antiseptic, asthma, astringent, bronchitis, cerebral palsy, circulatory stimulant, colds, coughs, cystitis, deodorant, diarrhea, diverticulosis, drug withdrawal, dysmenorrhea, ganglion, gout, hair loss, headaches, hiatal hernia, influenza, inguinal hernia, insect bites, insect repellent, insomnia, male infertility, moth repellent, muscle relaxant, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, nausea, nervine, osteoarthritis, paraplegia, Parkinson's disease, PMS moodiness, raises blood pressure, rhinitis, shock, sinusitis, slipped disc, toning, torticollis

SAFETY WARNINGS: Moderately toxic. Possible carcinogen. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin. Avoid if prone to seizures. Avoid if history of estrogen-dependent cancer. French basil is known to be less toxic. Dilute well before use.

Bergamot

COMMON NAME: bergamot 

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus bergamia 

ORIGIN: Italy, Morocco 

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, woodsy 

BLENDS: basil, carrot, cedarwood, chamomile, citronella, clary sage, clove, coriander, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, neroli, patchouli, peppermint, rose, sage, sandalwood, spearmint, tangerine, thyme, vanilla, Ylang ylang 

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anxiety, balancing, calming, cheering, concentration, confidence, creativity, encouraging, frustration, grief, memory loss, nervous tension, normalizing, stimulating, stress, uplifting 

MAGICKAL USES: business success, happiness, money, peace, physical energy, prosperity, protection, sleep 

PHYSICAL USES: acne, analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antidepressant, anti- infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bladder infections, bronchitis, carminative, chicken pox, colds, combination skin, deodorant, diuretic, drug withdrawal, eczema, gingivitis, herpes, immunity stimulant, influenza, insect repellent, insomnia, laxative, mumps, oily skin, Parkinson's disease, pelvic inflammatory disease, PMS moodiness, respiration, scars, skin conditioner, soothing agent, thrush, trichomonas, varicose veins, wounds 

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Photo toxic. May be irritant to skin. Terpeneless version is safer to use. Dilute well before use.

Black pepper

COMMON NAME: pepper, black 

BOTANICAL NAME: piper nigrum

ORIGIN: Asia, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia

PARTS USED: fruit (berries)

FRAGRANCE: pungent, sharp, sharp, spicy, woodsy

BLENDS: frankincense, lavender, marjoram, rose, rosemary, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, concentration, energizing, exhaustion, invigorating, revitalizing, warming

MAGICKAL USES: courage, physical energy, protection

PHYSICAL USES: anti-inflammatory, arteriosclerosis, carminative, chilblains, circulatory stimulant, colds, constipation, detoxifying, diuretic, expectorant, influenza, laxative, lumbago, muscle relaxant, muscular aches, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, raises blood pressure, Raynaud's disease, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, toning

SAFETY WARNINGS: Skin irritant. Avoid if using homeopathic remedies or if history of high blood pressure. Dilute well before use on skin.

Cajeput

COMMON NAME: cajeput

BOTANICAL NAME: melaleuca cajeputi

ORIGIN: North America

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: celery

AROMATIC BENEFITS: energizing, soothing, stimulating

PHYSICAL USES: acne, analgesic, anodyne, antiseptic, bronchitis, colds, cystitis, decongestant, germicide, influenza, insect repellent, neuralgia, osteoporosis, toothache, thrush, see tea tree

SAFETY WARNINGS: Species of tea tree. Do not take internally. May be irritating to sensitive skin.

 

Camphor

COMMON NAME: camphor, white

BOTANICAL NAME: cinnamonum camphora

ORIGIN: Borneo, China, Japan, Sumatra

PARTS USED: wood

FRAGRANCE: fresh, mothball-like, vibrant

BLENDS: frankincense, mandarin, orange, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, clarifying, cooling, energizing, nervous tension, stimulating

MAGICKAL USES: celibacy, crown charka, physical energy, psychic energy, purification

PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, arthritis, bruises, burns, colds, coughs, decongestant, deodorant, disinfectant, febrifuge, gout, influenza, insect repellent, moth repellent, muscle relaxant, oily skin, rheumatism, skin conditioner, soothing agent, toning, wounds

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Avoid if pregnant or epileptic. Do not use for long periods of time or while taking homeopathic remedies. Do not confuse with the toxic oils of brown camphor, yellow camphor or Borneo camphor.

 

Cardamom

COMMON NAME: cardamom

BOTANICAL NAME: elletaria cardamomum

ORIGIN: Central America, Ceylon, El Salvador, Guatemala, India

PARTS USED: seeds

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, floral, spicy, sweet

BLENDS: anise, cedarwood, clove, frankincense, jasmine, neroli, orange, rose, violet, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, concentration, revitalizing, sense enhancing, stimulating, stress, warming

MAGICKAL USES: love, sex

PHYSICAL USES: appetite suppressant, circulatory stimulant, constipation, coughs, digestive, flatulence, indigestion, infections, hiatal hernia, headaches, muscle relaxant, nausea, raises blood pressure, shortness of breath, skin conditioner, soothing agent, tonic, toning

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid if history of high blood pressure.

 

Carrot Seed

COMMON NAME: carrot

BOTANICAL NAME: daucus carota

ORIGIN: England, Europe, France, India

PARTS USED: roots, seeds

FRAGRANCE: earthy, sweet

BLENDS: bergamot, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, rosemary

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, balancing, nourishing, replenishing, restoring, stimulating

PHYSICAL USES: alopecia, anti-inflammatory, blood cleanser, bunions, calluses, carminative, chapped skin, corns, dandruff, dermatitis, dilates blood vessels, digestive, diuretic, dry skin, eczema, emmenagogue, flatulence, fragile hair, gout, hair loss, hangovers, muscle relaxant, normalizes skin, osteoporosis, rashes, rosacea, skin conditioner, skin toner, soothing agent, water retention, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy. Dilute well before use. Overuse can cause nausea.

 

Cedarwood

COMMON NAME: cedarwood, atlas

BOTANICAL NAME: cedrus atlantica

ORIGIN: Algeria, China, East Africa, Himalayas, Lebanon, Morocco, North America

PARTS USED: wood

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, dry, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: amyris, anise, Armoise, bergamot, cardamom, citronella, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoram, palmarosa, patchouli, rosemary, vetiver, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anxiety, balancing, fear, focusing, grounding, harmonizing, nervous tension, regenerative, relaxing, strengthening, stress

MAGICKAL USES: blessing, health (maintain), heart charka, meditation, money, protection, psychic energy, purification, self-control, spirituality, unhexing

PHYSICAL USES: acne, air purifier, antiseptic, antispasmodic, arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulite, constipation, coughs, dandruff, diuretic, dry hair, eczema, hair loss, immunity stimulant, insect repellent, male infertility, moth repellent, oily skin, osteoarthritis, rheumatism

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Avoid if pregnant. May irritate sensitive skin. Dilute well before use. Do not confuse with cedar leaf (thuja).

 

Chamomile

COMMON NAME: chamomile, Roman

BOTANICAL NAME: anthemis nobilis

ORIGIN: Belgium, Bulgaria, England, France, Hungary, North America, Yugoslavia

PARTS USED: flowers, leaves

FRAGRANCE: sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, galbanum, jasmine, juniper, marjoram, neroli, rosemary, vetiver, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: calming, creativity, rejuvenating, relaxing

MAGICKAL USES: meditation, peace, sleep

PHYSICAL USES: acne, analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti- infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, black eyes, blisters, boils, bruises, burns, bursitis, chapped lips, chapped skin, chilblains, cold sores, conjunctivitis, coughs, diarrhea, disinfectant, diuretic, diverticulosis, dry skin, earaches, eczema, fainting, febrifuge, fibrositis, gingivitis, hair loss, headaches, heatstroke's, hiccups, influenza, insect bites, insomnia, laryngitis, nausea, neuralgia, nervine, psoriasis, rashes, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, shock, sprains, sties, stress, sunburns, synovitis, toothaches, upper abdominal pain, urticaria, whitlows, wounds

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during first trimester of pregnancy. Avoid long term use if history of estrogen-dependent cancer. Avoid if allergic to ragweed.

 

Cinnamon

COMMON NAME: cinnamon

BOTANICAL NAME: cinnamomum zeylancium

ORIGIN: Ceylon, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: clove-like, hot, spicy

BLENDS: balsam de peru, caraway, chamomile, frankincense, ginger, nutmeg, rosemary

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, energizing, invigorating, refreshing, stimulating, vitalizing, warming

MAGICKAL USES: astral projection, base charka, business success, health (maintain), luck, lust, magickal energy, meditation, money, physical energy, prosperity, protection, psychic awareness, purification, spirituality

PHYSICAL USES: antibacterial, antibiotic, anti- fungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bronchitis, carbuncles, colds, cystitis, diarrhea, fibrositis, hair loss, influenza, insect repellent, muscular aches, rheumatism, salpingitis, vaginal infections, vermifuge, warts, whooping cough

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Moderate toxicity. Skin irritant. Dilute well before use. Avoid if you have high blood pressure.

 

Clary Sage

COMMON NAME: clary sage

BOTANICAL NAME: salvia sclarea

ORIGIN: France, Morocco, North America, Russia

PARTS USED: flowering tops, herb

FRAGRANCE: hay-like, herbal, nutty, spicy, sweet

BLENDS: Armoise, basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lime, mandarin, neroli, nutmeg, orange, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, sandalwood, tangerine, violet

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, aphrodisiac, balancing, calming, centering, euphoric, fatigue, fear, nervous tension, relaxing, stress, visualizing, warming

MAGICKAL USES: vivid dreams

PHYSICAL USES: acne, amenorrhea, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, asthma, astringent, boils, bronchitis, carminative, cramps, dandruff, deodorant, dry skin, dysmenorrhea, emmenagogue, estrogen-like, female infertility, fibrositis, hair loss, hot flashes, insomnia, male infertility, menopause, muscle relaxant, muscular aches, nervine, normal skin, PMS symptoms, sedative, seborrhea, skin conditioner, skin toner, varicose veins, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Avoid during pregnancy, history of low blood pressure or estrogen-dependent cancer. Avoid consumption of alcohol during use. Avoid if you have breast, ovarian or uterine cysts. Overuse may cause headaches.

 

Clove Bud

COMMON NAME: clove

BOTANICAL NAME: eugenia caryophyllata

ORIGIN: East Indies, Madagascar, Philippines, West Indies

PARTS USED: flower buds, leaves

FRAGRANCE: fruity, spicy, sweet

BLENDS: balsam de peru, bay, bergamot, cade, cardamom, clary sage, ginger, hyssop, lavender, nutmeg, orange, patchouli, ravensara, rose, sandalwood, tea tree, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: energizing, invigorating, memory loss, sense enhancing, stimulating, warming

MAGICKAL USES: balances charkas, business success, courage, divination, exorcism, healing, heart charka, love, money, prosperity, protection, psychic awareness

PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, asthma, bladder infections, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, cystitis, diverticulosis, fibrositis, flatulence, frostbite, hay fever, heartburns, influenza, insect repellent, lumbago, moth repellent, muscle relaxant, nausea, neuralgia, osteoporosis, pelvic pain, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, sedative, sinusitis, sprains, toothaches, upper abdominal pain

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Dilute well before use. Skin irritant. Avoid if pregnant or if history of high blood pressure.

Cypress

COMMON NAME: cypress

BOTANICAL NAME: cupressus sempervirens

ORIGIN: Europe, France, Mediterranean

PARTS USED: leaves (needles), twigs

FRAGRANCE: pine-like, spicy, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: benzoin, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, coriander, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, myrrh, orange, pine, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, balancing, irritability, nervous tension, refreshing, restlessness, stimulating, stress

MAGICKAL USES: astral projection, blessing, comfort, consecration, healing, protection, purification, spirituality

PHYSICAL USES: amenorrhea, antibacterial, anti- infectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, arthritis, asthma, astringent, athlete's foot, bronchitis, broken capillaries, bruises, bursitis, cellulite, circulatory stimulant, coughs, cuts, dandruff, deodorant, diabetes, diarrhea, diuretic, dysmenorrhea, edema, endometriosis, female infertility, hair loss, heavy menstruation, hemorrhoids, hot flashes, inguinal hernia, insect repellent, jock itch, menopause, muscular aches, muscular cramps, noise pollution, normal skin, nose bleeds, oily hair, oily skin, osteoporosis, prostatitis, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, sinusitis, tennis elbow, vaginal infections, varicose veins, warts, wounds, writer's cramp

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. Avoid if history of estrogen-dependent cancer, low blood pressure or high blood pressure.

 

 

Eucalyptus Globulus

COMMON NAME: eucalyptus

BOTANICAL NAME: eucalyptus radiata

ORIGIN: Australia, Spain, Tasmania

PARTS USED: leaves, twigs

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, fresh, strong

BLENDS: benzoin, caraway, cedarwood, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rosemary, thyme

AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, cooling, invigorating, stimulating

MAGICKAL USES: healing, health (maintain), protection, psychic energy, purification

PHYSICAL USES: acne, analgesic, animal bites, antibacterial, antibiotic, anti- fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bedbugs, bleeding gums, blisters, bronchitis, burns, candida, chapped lips, chlamydia, colds, coughs, cuts, cystitis, dandruff, decongestant, deodorant, diabetes, diarrhea, disinfectant, diuretic, drug withdrawal, ear infections, earaches, febrifuge, fibrositis, flatulence, flea repellent, gingivitis, hay fever, heartburns, heatstroke's, hyperprexia, insect bites, insect repellent, itching, jet lag, lice, lower abdominal pain, lumbago, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, muscular fatigue, neuralgia, normal hair, osteoarthritis, pneumonia, prostatitis, rashes, rheumatoid arthritis, rosacea, sinusitis, spina bifida, stomachaches, sunburns, swelling, synovitis, tendonitis, tennis elbow, thrush, upper abdominal pain, urticaria, vaginal infections, windburns

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid if using homeopathic remedies, history of epilepsy or high blood pressure. Dilute before using on skin.

 

 

Fennel

COMMON NAME: fennel, sweet

BOTANICAL NAME: foeniculum vulgare

ORIGIN: Europe, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mediterranean, North America, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain

PARTS USED: fruit (seeds)

FRAGRANCE: pepper-like, spicy, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: geranium, hyssop, lavender, lemon, rose, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: invigorating, restoring, stimulating, warming

MAGICKAL USES: courage, longevity, purification

PHYSICAL USES: amenorrhea, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, appetite suppressant, arthritis, blepharitis, bruises, carminative, cellulite, constipation, cystitis, depurative, detoxifying, digestive, diuretic, drug withdrawal, estrogen-like, female infertility, flatulence, halitosis, hangovers, hiatal hernia, hiccups, indigestion, menopause, nausea, normal skin, osteoporosis, PMS symptoms, Raynaud's disease, swelling, upper abdominal pain, water retention, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid if pregnant, history of epilepsy and use in sun. Skin irritant. Dilute well before use.

 

Ginger

COMMON NAME: ginger

BOTANICAL NAME: zingiber officinale

ORIGIN: Africa, China, India, Jamaica, Japan

PARTS USED: roots (stems)

FRAGRANCE: smoky, spicy, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: allspice, cedarwood, cinnamon, clove, coriander, elemi, frankincense, galbanum, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anchoring, energizing, invigorating, memory loss, stimulating, strengthening, stress, warming

MAGICKAL USES: attraction, business success, courage, love, lust, magickal energy, money, peace, physical energy, prosperity, purification, sex

PHYSICAL USES: antiseptic, antispasmodic, appetite stimulant, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, bronchitis, bursitis, carminative, cerebral palsy, chilblains, chills, circulatory stimulant, colds, constipation, convalescence, coughs, cramps, diabetes, diarrhea, edema, exhaustion, fibrositis, flatulence, fractures, frostbite, ganglion, hair loss, hangovers, indigestion, inguinal hernia, laryngitis, laxative, lower abdominal pain, lumbago, motion sickness, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, nausea, normalizes blood pressure, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, parasiticide, pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, sea sickness, sprains, synovitis, tendonitis, tennis elbow, tonsillitis, travel sickness, vomiting

SAFETY WARNINGS: May irritate sensitive skin. Slightly photo toxic. Dilute well before use.

 

Grapefruit

COMMON NAME: grapefruit

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus paradisi

ORIGIN: Israel, North America

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, fresh, light, sweet

BLENDS: bergamot, cypress, geranium, lavender, lemon, lime, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, rosemary, sage, tangerine, vanilla

AROMATIC BENEFITS: concentration, creativity, energizing, inspiring, invigorating, memory loss, refreshing, reviving, slightly euphoric, stimulating, stress, uplifting, warming

MAGICKAL USES: purification

PHYSICAL USES: antibacterial, antidepressant, astringent, cellulite, diuretic, drug withdrawal, exhaustion, hair loss, hangovers, jet lag, migraines, muscular aches, muscular fatigue, PMS symptoms, seborrhea, toning, whooping cough

SAFETY WARNINGS: Photo toxic.

 

Helichrysum

COMMON NAME: everlasting

BOTANICAL NAME: Helichrysum angustifolium

ORIGIN: Europe, France

PARTS USED: flowering tops

FRAGRANCE: fresh

AROMATIC BENEFITS: clearing, focusing, refreshing, relaxing

PHYSICAL USES: antibacterial, antidepressant, anti- fungal, bronchitis, cerebral palsy, colds, dermatitis, detoxifying, eczema, febrifuge, influenza, lethargy, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, PMS symptoms, rheumatism, sinusitis, thrush, trichomonas

SAFETY WARNINGS: AKA: immortelle.

Hyssop

COMMON NAME: hyssop

BOTANICAL NAME: hyssopus officinalis

ORIGIN: Brazil, Egypt, Europe, France, India, Italy, Palestine

PARTS USED: flowers, leaves

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, fresh, herbal, spicy

BLENDS: basil, bergamot, celery, clary sage, clove, fennel, lavender, orange, rosemary, sage, tangerine

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, balancing, clearing, concentration, fatigue, grief, nervous tension, refreshing, stimulating, stress, warming

MAGICKAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), money, prosperity, purification

PHYSICAL USES: acne, antibacterial, antibiotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, asthma, astringent, athlete's foot, bleeding, bronchitis, bursitis, circulatory stimulant, cold sores, colds, colic, coughs, cuts, cystitis, decongestant, dermatitis, diabetes, diuretic, diverticulosis, dry skin, eczema, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, frostbite, hair loss, indigestion, influenza, inguinal hernia, normal skin, normalizes blood pressure, osteoporosis, psoriasis, rosacea, sedative, sore throats, tennis elbow, tonsillitis, vaginal infections, varicose veins, water retention, whooping cough, wounds, wrinkles, writer's cramp

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy, history of epilepsy or high blood pressure. Toxic. Avoid if prone to seizures. Dilute well before use.

 

 

Jasmine

COMMON NAME: jasmine

BOTANICAL NAME: jasminum grandiflorum

ORIGIN: Algeria, China, Egypt, France, Italy, Morocco

PARTS USED: flowers

FRAGRANCE: exotic, floral, rich, sweet

BLENDS: bergamot, cardamom, chamomile, clary sage, galbanum, geranium, lemongrass, neroli, orange, rose, sandalwood, spearmint, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, anxiety, balancing, euphoric, hypnotic, nervous tension, relaxing, soothing, warming

MAGICKAL USES: astral projection, attraction, love, meditation, peace, psychic awareness, psychic dreams, sleep, sex, spirituality, vivid dreams

PHYSICAL USES: antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, catarrh, coughs, cramping, dry skin, dysmenorrhea, emollient, lethargy, menopause, mild analgesic, normal skin, oily skin, PMS symptoms, sedative, skin conditioner

SAFETY WARNINGS: Narcotic-like properties. Avoid overuse. Avoid heavy use during pregnancy. Dilute well before use.

 

 

Juniper Berries

COMMON NAME: juniper

BOTANICAL NAME: juniperus communis

ORIGIN: Africa, Europe, Italy, North America, North Asia

PARTS USED: berries

FRAGRANCE: fresh, pine-like, woodsy

BLENDS: bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, elemi, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, myrrh, pine, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, clearing, energizing, exhaustion, invigorating, memory loss, refreshing, restoring, strengthening, stress

MAGICKAL USES: exorcism, health (maintain), protection, purification

PHYSICAL USES: acne, anti- fungal, anti- infectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, astringent, bursitis, carminative, cellulite, circulatory stimulant, colds, cystitis, deodorant, detoxifying, disinfectant, diuretic, ear infections, emmenagogue, gout, hair loss, hangovers, hemorrhoids, influenza, jet lag, muscular aches, nervine, normal skin, oily skin, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, seborrhea, sinusitis, swelling, synovitis, toning, vaginal infections, varicose veins, water retention

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy, if history of high blood pressure, if history of kidney disease or long-term use. May irritate sensitive skin. Dilute well before use.

 

 

Lavender

COMMON NAME: lavender

BOTANICAL NAME: lavandula officinalis

ORIGIN: France, Spain

PARTS USED: flowering tops

FRAGRANCE: floral, fresh, light, sweet

BLENDS: allspice, amyris, basil, carrot, cedarwood, chamomile, cistus, clary sage, clove, cypress, dill, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, hyssop, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, lime, mandarin, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, orange, patchouli, pepper, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, rosemary, spearmint, spikenard, tangerine, tea tree, thyme, tonka, verbena, vetiver, wintergreen, yarrow

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anxiety, balancing, calming, concentration, cooling, exhaustion, fatigue, hysteria, nervous tension, relaxing, soothing, stress

MAGICKAL USES: balances charkas, business success, celibacy, conscious mind (stimulates), happiness, health (maintain), love, peace, protection, purification, sleep, third-eye charka

PHYSICAL USES: abrasions, abscesses, acne, animal bites, antibacterial, antibiotic, antidepressant, anti- fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bleeding, blisters, boils, bruises, burns, catarrh, chapped skin, chilblains, colds, convalescence, coughs, cuts, dandruff, dermatitis, detoxifying, diaper rash, diarrhea, disinfectant, ear infections, fainting, febrifuge, frostbite, gingivitis, hay fever, headaches, heartburns, hiccups, immunity stimulant, influenza, insect bites, insect repellent, insomnia, itching, laryngitis, muscular aches, nervine, neuralgia, normalizes skin, palpitations, rashes, scalds, scars, scrapes, sedative, shock, sinusitis, sties, sunburns, swelling, tendonitis, tonic, toothaches, ulcers, urticaria, vomiting, whitlows, windburns, wounds

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during first trimester of pregnancy or if history of low blood pressure. Overuse can cause headaches. Do not confuse with lavender spike. Dilute to at least 0.5% before using on children.

 

 

 

Lemon

COMMON NAME: lemon

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus limonum

ORIGIN: Argentina, Brazil, Israel, North America

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, fresh, light, tart

BLENDS: benzoin, bergamot, carrot, citronella, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, mandarin, neroli, orange, peppermint, rose, sage, sandalwood, tea tree, vanilla, violet, tangerine, thyme, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, balancing, calming, cheering, cooling, exhaustion, memory loss, refreshing, relaxing, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: balances charkas, health (maintain), love, physical energy, purification

PHYSICAL USES: abscesses, acne, antibacterial, anti- fungal, anti- infectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, arthritis, asthma, astringent, athlete's foot, bleeding, blisters, boils, cellulite, cerebral palsy, chapped skin, chilblains, circulatory stimulant, cold sores, constipation, coughs, dandruff, detoxifying, diarrhea, digestive, disinfectant, diuretic, fainting, febrifuge, gallstones, gout, hair loss, hangovers, hay fever, headaches, hiccups, hot flashes, insect bites, insomnia, jet lag, kidney stones, laryngitis, lice, menorrhagia, mumps, muscular dystrophy, nervine, normal hair, normal skin, normalizes blood pressure, oily hair, oily skin, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, sedative, shock, sore throat, spina bifida, tendonitis, thrush, toning, tonsillitis, varicose veins, warts, water purifier, water retention, whitlows, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Photo toxic. May irritate sensitive skin. Dilute well before use on skin.

 

 

Lemon Grass

COMMON NAME: lemongrass

BOTANICAL NAME: cymbopogon citratus

ORIGIN: Brazil, Central Africa, China, Guatemala, Haiti, Sri Lanka

PARTS USED: grass (leaves)

FRAGRANCE: crisp, grass-like, lemon-like, tart

BLENDS: citronella, eucalyptus, geranium, jasmine, lavender, palmarosa, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cleansing, concentration, exhaustion, invigorating, irritability, mental fatigue, stress, vitalizing

MAGICKAL USES: psychic awareness, psychic energy, purification, spirituality

PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, anti- fungal, antiparasitic, antiseptic, arthritis, astringent, athlete's foot, bruises, cellulite, circulatory stimulant, deodorant, diuretic, enlarged pores, febrifuge, headaches, indigestion, insect repellent, jet lag, moth repellent, muscular aches, nervine, oily hair, oily skin, raises blood pressure, sedative, skin conditioner, sprains, toning, vertigo

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Photo toxic. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. Avoid use on sensitive skin. Dilute well before use on skin.

 

Lime

COMMON NAME: lime

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus aurantifolia

ORIGIN: Brazil, Italy, Mexico, North America, West Indies

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, sweet, zesty

BLENDS: bay, birch, carrot, citronella, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, mandarin, neroli, nutmeg, rosemary, tangerine

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, cheering, cleansing, concentration, energizing, equalizing, exhaustion, invigorating, refreshing, stimulating, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: physical energy, protection, purification

PHYSICAL USES: antibacterial, antibiotic, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, dandruff, headaches, normal skin, oily skin, rheumatism, toning

SAFETY WARNINGS: Photo toxic. May irritate sensitive skin.

 

 

Mandarin

COMMON NAME: mandarin

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus nobilis (citrus reticulata)

ORIGIN: Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Spain

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, floral, light

BLENDS: anise, basil, bergamot, camphor, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lime, marjoram, neroli, nutmeg, orange, rose, sage, vanilla, verbena

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, calming, cheering, stimulating, strengthening, stress

PHYSICAL USES: antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, constipation, convalescence, digestive, hiccups, insomnia, nervine, skin conditioner, stomachaches, stretch marks

SAFETY WARNINGS: Photo toxic. Relatively safe for children. Dilute well before use with children.

 

Myrrh

COMMON NAME: myrrh

BOTANICAL NAME: commiphora myrrha

ORIGIN: Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia

PARTS USED: resin

FRAGRANCE: balsamic, sharp, spicy, warm

BLENDS: cypress, frankincense, galbanum, geranium, juniper, lavender, orange, patchouli, pine, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: clearing, concentration, focusing, soothing, stimulating, warming

MAGICKAL USES: astral projection, attraction, balances charkas, blessing, consecration, crown charka, exorcism, healing, meditation, protection, psychic energy, spirituality, unhexing

PHYSICAL USES: acne, amenorrhea, antibacterial, anti- fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, athlete's foot, blisters, bronchitis, carminative, chapped skin, cirrhosis of liver, cuts, dermatitis, diarrhea, emmenagogue, emollient, fixative, gum disorders, impetigo, insect repellent, mouth ulcers, ringworm, thrush, whitlows, wounds, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy. Do not overuse.

 

Neroli

COMMON NAME: neroli

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus aurantium

ORIGIN: Egypt, France, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia

PARTS USED: flowers

FRAGRANCE: bitter, floral, sweet

BLENDS: ambrette, benzoin, bergamot, cardamom, carrot, chamomile, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lime, mandarin, orange, patchouli, rose, tangerine, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, aphrodisiac, anxiety, calming, centering, concentration, creativity, exhaustion, exotic, memory loss, nervous tension, relaxing, self-hypnosis, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: attraction, confidence, happiness, joy, lust, peace, purification, sex

PHYSICAL USES: abrasions, acne, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, chapped skin, circulatory stimulant, cirrhosis of liver, disinfectant, dry skin, fainting, hair loss, insomnia, migraines, normal skin, normalizes blood pressure, oily skin, sedative, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: AKA: orange blossom. Do not overuse.

 

 

Orange- Sweet

COMMON NAME: orange, sweet

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus sinensis

ORIGIN: Brazil, France, North America, Spain

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, fruity, light, sweet

BLENDS: basil, camphor, cardamom, carrot, citronella, clary sage, clove, cypress, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, hyssop, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, petitgrain, sage, tangerine, vanilla, verbena

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, calming, cheering, inspiring, invigorating, refreshing, relaxing, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: balances charkas, divination, happiness, joy, love, luck, magickal energy, money, physical energy, psychic energy, purification, sacral charka

PHYSICAL USES: acne, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, cellulite, constipation, diarrhea, drug withdrawal, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, nervine, normal skin, oily skin, Parkinson's disease, sedative, spina bifida, toning, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid use in sun. May irritate sensitive skin.

Palmarosa

COMMON NAME: palmarosa

BOTANICAL NAME: cymbopogon martini

ORIGIN: Brazil, Central America, India

PARTS USED: whole plant

FRAGRANCE: citrus, floral, grassy, rose-like

BLENDS: amyris, cedarwood, galbanum, geranium, grapefruit, lemongrass, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anxiety, calming, creativity, exhaustion, relaxing, self-hypnosis, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: healing, love

PHYSICAL USES: acne, alopecia, bleeding, circulatory stimulant, convalescence, cuts, dermatitis, dry skin, emollient, hair loss, insomnia, muscle relaxant, muscular dystrophy, normal skin, oily skin, PMS symptoms, raises blood pressure, Raynaud's disease, shock, skin conditioner, soothing agent, wounds, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid internal use or if history of high blood pressure.

 

Patchouli

COMMON NAME: patchouli

BOTANICAL NAME: pogostemon patchouli

ORIGIN: China, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: balsamic, earthy, spicy, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: allspice, Armoise, balsam de peru, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, geranium, ginger, lavender, myrrh, neroli, rose, sandalwood, spikenard, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, anxiety, calming, clearing, concentration, exhaustion, relaxing, self-hypnosis, soothing, stress

MAGICKAL USES: attraction, banishes negativity, growth, love, luck, mastery, money, peace, physical energy, prosperity, sex

PHYSICAL USES: acne, antibiotic, antidepressant, anti- fungal, anti- infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, athlete's foot, carminative, cellulite, constipation, dandruff, deodorant, diuretic, dry skin, fixative, ganglion, jock itch, lower abdominal pain, nervine, normal skin, oily skin, seborrhea, thrush, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally.

Peppermint

COMMON NAME: peppermint

BOTANICAL NAME: mentha piperita

ORIGIN: China, Europe, North America

PARTS USED: whole plant

FRAGRANCE: minty, strong, sweet

BLENDS: bergamot, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, lemon, marjoram, rosemary, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: concentration, cooling, exhaustion, invigorating, memory loss, refreshing, relaxing, revitalizing, stimulating

MAGICKAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), exorcism, health (maintain), protection, purification

PHYSICAL USES: ant repellent, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bronchitis, carminative, catarrh, cellulite, cholagogue, circulatory stimulant, colds, constipation, deodorant, digestive, disinfectant, diverticulosis, dysmenorrhea, emmenagogue, emollient, fainting, febrifuge, fibrositis, flatulence, gingivitis, hay fever, headaches, heartburns, heatstroke's, hemorrhoids, indigestion, insect repellent, itching, jet lag, lumbago, mosquito repellent, muscular aches, nausea, nervine, neuralgia, oily skin, osteoporosis, raises blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, sinusitis, sunburns, synovitis, tendonitis, tenosynovitis, toning, toothaches, upper abdominal pain, varicose veins, vomiting, water retention

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin. Avoid while using homeopathic remedies.

 

 

Petitigrain

COMMON NAME: petitgrain

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus aurantium

ORIGIN: Africa, Europe, France, Italy, Morocco, Paraguay, South America

PARTS USED: leaves, stem

FRAGRANCE: citrus, strong, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: clary sage, geranium, lavender, nutmeg, orange, rosemary

AROMATIC BENEFITS: calming, inspiring, invigorating, refreshing, relaxing, soothing, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), protection

PHYSICAL USES: antibacterial, antidepressant, anti- infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, convalescence, deodorant, insomnia, nervine, scars, shock

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally.

 

Pine

COMMON NAME: pine

BOTANICAL NAME: pinus sylvestris

ORIGIN: Europe, North America, Russia

PARTS USED: needles, twigs

FRAGRANCE: crisp, fresh, sweet

BLENDS: citronella, clary sage, coriander, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, juniper, lavender, myrrh, rosemary, spikenard, tea tree

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cleansing, clearing, exhaustion, refreshing, rejuvenating, revitalizing, stimulating, strengthening, stress

MAGICKAL USES: exorcism, grounding, healing, health (maintain), magickal energy, money, physical energy, protection, purification

PHYSICAL USES: adrenal gland stimulant, analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, anti- fungal, antiseptic, antiviral, arthritis, asthma, bladder infections, bronchitis, catarrh, cholagogue, circulatory stimulant, colds, convalescence, coughs, cuts, cystitis, decongestant, deodorant, detoxifying, disinfectant, diuretic, eczema, expectorant, gout, influenza, laryngitis, lice, muscular aches, neuralgia, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, ringworm, scrapes, sinusitis

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid if history of prostate cancer or high blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin.

 

 

Rosemary

COMMON NAME: rosemary

BOTANICAL NAME: rosmarinus officinalis

ORIGIN: France, Japan, Morocco, Spain, Yugoslavia

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, fresh, medicinal, woodsy

BLENDS: Armoise, basil, cade, caraway, carrot, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, elemi, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, hyssop, juniper, lavender, lime, marjoram, nutmeg, pepper, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, sage, tea tree, thyme

AROMATIC BENEFITS: clarifying, concentration, fatigue, grief, inspiring, invigorating, memory loss, nervous tension, stimulating, stress, warming

MAGICKAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), exorcism, health (maintain), heart charka, longevity, love, protective, remembrance, third-eye charka, vitality

PHYSICAL USES: acne, alopecia, analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, bruises, carminative, cellulite, chilblains, cholagogue, circulatory stimulant, colds, constipation, cramps, cystitis, dandruff, decongestant, diaphoretic, digestive, disinfectant, diuretic, diverticulosis, dry skin, emmenagogue, fainting, fibrositis, gout, hair loss, hangovers, headaches, immunity stimulant, influenza, inguinal hernia, insect repellent, lice, lower abdominal pain, lumbago, moth repellent, muscular aches, muscular dystrophy, nervine, normal skin, oily hair, oily skin, osteoporosis, prostatitis, raises blood pressure, Raynaud's disease, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, sinusitis, spina bifida, sprains, strains, swelling, synovitis, tendonitis, thrush, toning, tonsillitis, torticollis, vaginal infections, varicose veins

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy. Avoid if history of high blood pressure or epilepsy. Avoid use on damaged skin. 

 

Rose Absolute

COMMON NAME: rose (Bulgar, Damask, Maroc)

BOTANICAL NAME: rosa centrifolia, rosa damascena

ORIGIN: Bulgaria, France, Morocco, Russia, Turkey

PARTS USED: flowers, petals

FRAGRANCE: floral, honey-like, intense, sweet

BLENDS: ambrette, bergamot, cardamom, clove, fennel, galbanum, geranium, ginger, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, neroli, patchouli, pepper, sandalwood, tangerine, vetiver, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, balancing, calming, cheering, cooling, hypnotic, memory loss, nervous tension, relaxing, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: beauty, blessing, fertility, health (maintain), love, peace, sex, unhexing

PHYSICAL USES: acne, Alzheimer's disease, antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, arthritis, astringent, black eyes, bleeding, blepharitis, chapped lips, chapped skin, circulatory stimulant, cirrhosis of liver, colds, convalescence, cuts, drug withdrawal, dry skin, emmenagogue, endometriosis, fainting, female infertility, hair loss, headaches, insomnia, menopause, muscular dystrophy, normal skin, PMS symptoms, raises blood pressure, Raynaud's disease, sedative, shock, synovitis, wounds, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure.

 

 

Sandalwood

COMMON NAME: sandalwood

BOTANICAL NAME: santalum album

ORIGIN: Europe, India, Indonesia, North America

PARTS USED: wood

FRAGRANCE: balsamic, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: ambrette, balsam de peru, benzoin, bergamot, clary sage, clove, coriander, cypress, fennel, frankincense, galbanum, geranium, ginger, jasmine, juniper, lemon, myrrh, palmarosa, patchouli, pepper, peppermint, rose, spearmint, vanilla, vetiver, violet

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aphrodisiac, calming, centering, exhaustion, grounding, relaxing, stress

MAGICKAL USES: anointing, astral projection, attraction, blessing, consecration, exorcism, healing, love, meditation, protection, purification, sacral charka, spirituality

PHYSICAL USES: acne, anti- fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, carminative, catarrh, chapped skin, constipation, coughs, cystitis, diarrhea, diuretic, drug withdrawal, dry hair, dry skin, emollient, fixative, fragile hair, hangovers, immunity stimulant, insomnia, normal skin, osteoarthritis, sedative, skin conditioner, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally.

Spearmint

COMMON NAME: spearmint

BOTANICAL NAME: mentha spicata

ORIGIN: China, Europe, Mediterranean, North America, Russia

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: fresh, minty, sweet

BLENDS: bergamot, birch, ginger, jasmine, lavender, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cooling, energizing, refreshing, revitalizing

MAGICKAL USES: comfort, healing, sleep (for protection)

PHYSICAL USES: ant repellent, antiseptic, colic, deodorant, diarrhea, emollient, flatulence, hemorrhoids, indigestion, morning sickness, moth repellent, mouse repellent, nausea, nervine, soothing agent, stomachaches

SAFETY WARNINGS: May irritate mucous membranes.

 

 

 

Tangerine

COMMON NAME: tangerine

BOTANICAL NAME: citrus reticulata

ORIGIN: Brazil, North America

PARTS USED: peel of fruit

FRAGRANCE: citrus, fresh, light, sweet

BLENDS: basil, bergamot, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, hyssop, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, rose, vanilla, verbena

AROMATIC BENEFITS: calming, cheering, relaxing, soothing, stress, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: magickal energy, purification

PHYSICAL USES: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, cellulite, constipation, dandruff, insomnia, laxative, muscle relaxant, oily skin, sedative

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid use in sun. Photo toxic. Dilute well before use on skin.

 

 

Tea Tree

COMMON NAME: tea tree

BOTANICAL NAME: melaleuca alternifolia

ORIGIN: Australia

PARTS USED: leaves, twigs

FRAGRANCE: camphorous, herbal, spicy, woodsy

BLENDS: clove, lavender, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, pine, rosemary, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cleansing, cooling, energizing, stimulating, uplifting

MAGICKAL USES: purification

PHYSICAL USES: abrasions, abscesses, acne, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, athlete's foot, blisters, boils, bronchitis, Candida, catarrh, chlamydeous, cold sores, colds, cuts, cuts, ear infections, febrifuge, herpes, influenza, insect bites, jock itch, mumps, pneumonia, ringworm, shock, sinusitis, sunburns, thrush, tonsillitis, toothaches, vaginal infections, warts, wounds, yeast infections

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. May irritate sensitive skin.

 

Thyme (Red)

COMMON NAME: thyme, red

BOTANICAL NAME: thymus vulgaris

ORIGIN: Egypt, Mediterranean, Spain

PARTS USED: flowering tops, leaves

FRAGRANCE: herbal, intense, medicinal

BLENDS: bergamot, cade, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, marjoram, rosemary

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cleansing, energizing, fatigue, inspiring, invigorating, memory loss, refreshing, stimulating, warming

MAGICKAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), courage, health (maintain), purification

PHYSICAL USES: abrasions, acne, alopecia, analgesic, animal bites, antibacterial, antibiotic, anti- fungal, anti- infectious, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, arteriosclerosis, athlete's foot, boils, bronchitis, carminative, catarrh, cellulite, chlamydia, circulatory stimulant, cold sores, colds, constipation, cystitis, dandruff, deodorant, detoxifying, disinfectant, diuretic, dysmenorrhea, emmenagogue, female infertility, fibrositis, gout, immunity stimulant, influenza, insect bites, insect repellent, laryngitis, lower abdominal pain, male infertility, menopause, muscular aches, neuralgia, oily hair, osteoporosis, pneumonia, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, seborrhea, sinusitis, sprains, thrush, warts, whitlows, whooping cough, wrinkles

SAFETY WARNINGS: Thyme linalol is considered a safer oil. Avoid is pregnant or if history of high blood pressure. Moderate toxicity. Skin irritant. Dilute well before use on skin. Avoid use on children and elderly.

 

 

Vetiver

COMMON NAME:  Vetiver

BOTANICAL NAME:  vetiveria zizanoides

ORIGIN: Haiti, India, Indonesia, Japan, North America, Philippines

PARTS USED: roots

FRAGRANCE: citrus, heavy, slightly sweet, tobacco-like, woodsy

BLENDS: cedarwood, chamomile, frankincense, ginger, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, spikenard, vanilla, violet, Ylang ylang

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anchoring, balancing, exhaustion, grounding, relaxing, soothing, stress

MAGICKAL USES: divination, exorcism, love, money, peace, protection, unhexing

PHYSICAL USES: antiseptic, arthritis, emollient, fixative, immunity stimulant, insomnia, male infertility, muscular relaxant, neuralgia, rheumatism, sedative

SAFETY WARNINGS: AKA: vetivert, khus khus. Do not take internally.

 

Wintergreen

COMMON NAME: wintergreen

BOTANICAL NAME: gualtheria procumbens

ORIGIN: China, North America

PARTS USED: leaves

FRAGRANCE: fresh, minty, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: birch, lavender

AROMATIC BENEFITS: invigorating, refreshing, stimulating

PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, antiseptic, muscular aches

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid internal use and during pregnancy. High toxicity. Skin irritant. Dilute well before use on skin.

 

Ylang Ylang

COMMON NAME: Ylang ylang

BOTANICAL NAME: cananga odorata

ORIGIN: Indonesia, Madagascar, Philippines

PARTS USED: flowers

FRAGRANCE: floral, heady, oriental, sweet

BLENDS: allspice, bergamot, camphor, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, clove, galbanum, lemon, marjoram, neroli, rose, tea tree, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, aphrodisiac, anxiety, balancing, calming, cooling, euphoric, relaxing

MAGICKAL USES: love, lust, peace, sex, throat charka

PHYSICAL USES: antidepressant, antiseptic, disinfectant, lowers blood pressure, normal skin, oily skin, sedative, shock

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid if history of apnea or low blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin. Do not overuse.