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Lime Oil, Some Uses

Coming from a lovely, green fruit, Lime oil (Citrus aurantifolia) has a sweet tangy scent to it, similar to Lemon but all it’s own bright cheerful self. Aromatic influences: Refreshes a tired mind, uplifting, stimulating, cheering, and restorative. Combines well with: Lemon,  Orange, Tangerine, Bergamot, Red Mandarin, Grapefruit, Peppermint, Lavender, Nutmeg, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, Chamomile (German and Roman), Fennel Seed, Geranium, Eucalyptus (Radiata, ... Read More »

Tangerine Oil, Some Uses

Tangerines are lovely, small oranges, most often associated with mandarin oranges. They have a light, sweet taste and Tangerine oil (Citrus reticulata) takes that taste and concentrates it into a bright, sweet, aroma that makes you want to smile. Aromatic influences: Relieving emotional grief, stress, and fear. It cheers, inspires, and assists in bringing about a sense of peace. Combines well with: ... Read More »

Bergamot Oil, Some Uses

Bergamot oil (Citrus aurantium var bergamia) is an example of making the best out of life. This oil has a tangy, fresh, bright scent and it comes from a fruit so sour it is inedible. It is no wonder this oil is the primary oil used to treat depression. Aromatic influences: Stabilize a person in a shaky emotional state, keeps the mind young ... Read More »

Grapefruit Oil, Some Uses

Grapefruit oil (Citrus Paradisi)  is energetic, tangy, and uplifting. You feel like you can do anything. One of the best mood pick-me-ups you can find. Aromatic influences: Uplifting, gives confidence, and prevents one from drowning in one’s own negativity. Combines well with: Lemon, Palmarosa, Bergamot, Neroli, Rosemary, Cypress, Lavender, Geranium, Peppermint, Cardamom, Clove Bud, Ginger Root, Lime, Tangerine, Orange, Jasmine, Ylang ... Read More »

Sandalwood Oil, Some Uses

Sandalwood oil (Santalum album)is one of those oils that makes you think of exotic Indian locales and beautiful colors and people. It is the oldest known perfume material, used for 4,000 years in cosmetics and perfumes all over the East. It has a woody, musky, exotic scent to it. Aromatic influences: Meditation and healing. Combines well with Red Mandarin, Rose, Clove Bud, ... Read More »

Red Mandarin Oil, Some Uses

Red Mandarin oil (Citrus nobilis) is one of the lesser known citrus oils. It is made from the smaller oranges, like those Cuties oranges you can buy in the store. The mandarin orange and tangerines are considered the same botanical species. It has a warm, slightly floral, citrus scent to it and is a favorite of children. It has a deeper tone and ... Read More »

Ylang Ylang Oil, Some Uses

Ylang Ylang oil (Cananga odorata genuina) is one of the hardest to pronounce because it isn’t a normal Western word. [ee-lahng-ee-lahng]  The name means “flower of flowers”. It is also known as the “poor man’s Jasmine” because it has a lovely floral scent somewhat similar to Jasmine but much more affordable. Ylang Ylang is often used as a stress reliever, as well ... Read More »