Anise seed (Pimpinella anisum) provides a sweet, licorice-like aroma that inspires exhilaration, euphoria and elation. Anise oil contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens, warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve. Blends well with Lavender, Orange, Rose, Pine.
Steam distilled from the wood and sawdust of the cedar tree, providing a rich, warm, woody and balsamic aroma. This grounding, base note oil with cleansing properties provides a long lasting aroma in homemade recipes.
Bay (Pimenta racemosa) has a spicy, sweet aroma that invigorates, opens the senses and enlivens the spirit. Dilute in jojoba oil and use as an invigorating scalp tonic. Bay blends nicely with eucalyptus—supporting its effects during cold and flu season while moderating its intense medicinal aroma. Blends well with Lavandin, Rosemary.
Benzoin Essential Oil has a warming, vanilla scent that is somewhat syrup-like in viscosity. It blends well with other resinous oils, such as frankincense and myrrh, and with sandalwood, cedarwood, vetiver, and patchouli, as well as with citrus essential oils. It has long been used in incense and as a preservative in cosmetics. It aids with dry skin and oily facial skin. It is relaxing, calming, and grounding. Its thicker viscosity makes it ideal for use with a candle diffuser. Perfect for the bath, massage oil blends, and creams.
The fresh, fruity scent of bergamot is a key ingredient in classic colognes. Bergamot’s cleansing properties complement tea tree’s purifying actions while moderating its medicinal aroma. Bergaptene-free bergamot has been re-distilled to remove most of the constituents that can accelerate sunburn.
Distilled from the wood of an Australian evergreen, Blue Cypress (Callitris intratropica) has a unique balsamic and subtle woody aroma reminiscent of sandalwood. Like other wood oils, it strengthens fortitude and inspires confidence. The scent of blue cypress has a relaxing effect.
A superb skin-nourishing essential oil, carrot seed (Daucus carota) helps balance both oily and dry complexions, heals damaged skin, and helps aged skin. Blended with rose, geranium and clary sage, it also supports the physical and emotional transitions of menopause.
Made from the seeds of Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) this pure essential oil has top notes of camphor, and a light spice, middle notes of balsam and sweet-woods, and a dryer note of sweet balsam and floral-spice. Over all, Cardamom oil is woody, warming, and sweet.
Though it provides a comforting aroma, Cassia Bark (Cinnamomum aromaticum) essential oil is highly irritating and should not come in contact with the skin. Its properties are best appreciated when diffused.