The essential oil directory is an alphabetical listing of essential oils. The oils are listed in the following format: PLANT NAME (Botanical name) Geographical source Description and usage information Usage Warning: If applicable
Originally found in the Mediterranean countries, the perennial herb lavender, has long been prized for its perfume and medicinal qualities. Used by the ancient Romans for its healing and antiseptic qualities the name itself comes from the Latin “lavare” to wash.
Essential oils are very concentrated, so it’s important to handle them with care. Please read these cautions carefully.
Aromatherapy is a way to improve the quality of life on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. Aromatherapy is already a part of our lives, although we may not have associated the name with the experience. Everyone has emotional responses, both pleasant and unpleasant, to certain scents. The idea behind aromatherapy is, first, to find the scents, unique for each individual, that evoke positive sensory feelings and emotions; and then