Our Top Ten Must-Have Oils

Our Top Ten Must-Have Oils

We understand that there are hundreds and thousands of different oils out there... which is way too many for you to get your head around in one sitting. We've hand-picked our top-ten must-have oils to add to any oil collection - whether big or small. 

From the refreshing and uplifting properties of Bergamot oil to the anti-depressant properties of Patchouli, we've tried to feature a scent for every mood. We've included a full run-down of the properties of each oil in its individual description, as well as a description of its origins and scents, so you can get a real feel for each oil. 

You can find a full list of oil properties in our blog post here, and as always, please don't hesitate to get in touch if you need any other advice.


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Bergamot Essential Oil- Citrus Bergamia

Organic Citrus Bergamia. Bergamot essential oil is made from the hand-pressed or cold-pressed rind of a nearly ripe fruit of the bergamot tree, also known as the Citrus bergamia from the Rutaceae family. Though its roots can be traced back to South East Asia, Bergamot was more widely cultivated in the Southern part of Italy, specifically in the coastal regions of Reggio di Calabria and Sicily. As a matter of fact, Bergamot essential oil was named after the city of Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy, where it was originally sold. Benefits: Bergamot oil has a number of beneficial active chemicals.It can be used effectively for different conditions in a variety of ways as it boasts of powerful antibacterial, anti-depressant. antiseptic, antispasmodic, calmative, carminative, febrifuge, sedative and vulnerary properties. Bergamot is renowned for its refreshing and uplifting qualities. It is the main flavouring in Earl Grey tea Aromatherapy home use:  Add 2-5 drops to water...
$32.50 $21.50
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Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil- Cedrus Atlantica

Organic Cedrus Atlantica Also known as Atlas Cedar as it is native to the Moroccan Atlas Mountains and Atlas mountains of Algeria. The majestic tree lives up to 2000 years and has been associated with the sons of Abraham religions that are Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is a protective species thus it is purchased from strictly certified sawmills.  Benefits: Atlas Cedarwood oil possesses multiple benefits for the entire body, from medicinal to skin care advantage. It is a renowned  its anti0inflammatory, antiseborrheic, antiseptic, depurative, pectoral, regenerative, restorative and tonic properties  Cedarwood is believed to increase inner strength and boost energy, whilst enhancing romantic feelings and sensuality. Add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support: respiratory system; relieving symptoms of coughs, colds, congestion -common with bronchitis. Cedarwood is also renowned for its ability to serve as an expectorant help reduce catarrh as it removes mucus from the lungs...
$25.95 $19.50
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Eucalyptus Australian Essential Oil - Blue Mallee

Botanical name: Eucalyptus polybractea (also formerly E. fruticetorum). Blue Malle is native to Australia, and yields high quality eucalyptus oil. Indigenous Australians use eucalyptus leaf infusion as traditional medicine for treating body pains, sinus pains, congestions, fevers and colds. Blue Mallee essential oil fragrance also imparts a fresh and clean aroma that suppresses pungent bad odours and helps repel insects. The fresh scent of Eucalyptus essential oil is energising, balancing and purifying.  Benefits: Another useful addition to any home basic care kit . Eucalyptus oil has a history of wide application as a pharmaceutical, antiseptic, repellent, flavouring, fragrance and many industrial uses. It cools in summer months and warms in winter. Diffused drops of Blue Mallee can help with most respiratory tract issues such as bronchitis, colds and flu, sinus and chest congestion, sinus infection, sore throat, and laryngitis. It is also an antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral and analgesic. Aromatherapy home use: Add a few...
$23.90 $17.90
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Frankincense Essential Oil -Boswellia Serrata

Organic Boswellia Serrata Frankincense, also called olibanum, is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in the family Burseraceae, particularly Boswellia sacra. Frankincense originates from Oman, Somalia and Ethiopia.It has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula and in North Africa for more than 5000 years.  It is one of the oils that was gifted to baby Jesus. The world most widely used oil in many religious and spiritual practices.  Benefits: Frankincense is renowned for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-depressant,  astringent, carminative, cicatrising , cytophylactic, calmative, cicatrising, nervine, expectorant, tonic, restorative and tonic Frankincense is reported to remove negative influences in the body, aura, psychic and environment. Aromatherapy home use: Add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your: respiratory system; minimising the effects of nervous Asthma, colds, coughs, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs and laryngitis immune system; minimising  the effects of colds and the flu virus nervous system; minimising the...
$45.50 $32.50
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Lavender Essential Oil - Lavandula Angustifolia

Organic Lavandula Angustifolia; formally named  L. officinalis or English Lavender. Indigenous to the Mediterranean region, it is now cultivated all over the world, including Australia. Origin: native to the Mediterranean Plant part used: Flower head Strength of aroma: Medium Aromatic scent: Sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma with balsamic-woody undertones Read Facial Steaming Beauty Treatment Blog Benefits: Lavender is considered to be the mother of all essential oils with versatile use as it is renown for its analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, carminative, deodorant, hypotensive, insecticide, nervine, parasiticide,  sedative, stimulant,  tonic and vermifugal properties. Meditation: Lavender helps reduce/eliminate the  chatter of the mind when meditating and connecting with higher-self Negative energies: Lavender is traditionally used to neutralise bad frequencies during cleansing rituals. Lavender is also known to be calming and relaxing, so having it  diffused in a room before a social event can prevent negative energies. Aromatherapy home use:  Lavender scent does not suit all tasted however,...
$25.50 $17.50
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Patchouli Essential Oil - Pogostemon Cablin

Organic Pogostemon Cablin - Patchouli The heavy and strong scent of the Patchouli-Mint family has been used for centuries in perfumes and, more recently, in incense, insect repellents and alternative medicine. The plant is native to tropical regions of Asia, and is now extensively cultivated around China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Taiwan and the Philippines.  Benefits: Patchouli popularity stems from its antidepressant, anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, calmative, cicatrising, cytophylactic and nervine properties.  Aromatherapy home use: Add few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support: Nervous system minimising the effects of frigidity, nervous exhaustion,  stress and depression. Hormonal System can help reduce menopausal discomforts  Skin issues:  reduces fungal and parasitic  infections such as ringworm, scabies and scalp problems. Helps the healing of minor cuts , abscess, stings, Patchouli perfectly blends with: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Oak Moss, Geranium, Frankincense,Rose Absolute,   Bergamot, Lemon and Ylang Ylang. Safety precautions: Patchouli is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising. This product is...
$34.50 $19.50
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Peppermint - Cornmint- Essential Oil

Organic Mentha Arvensis Peppermint oil is derived from the leaves of the Labiatae family plant, M. arvensis variety. The main chemical component of Peppermint oil is Menthol. Benefits: Peppermint is analgesic. antiseptic, cooling, anti-inflammatory with some anti-fungal properties. The aroma of peppermint oil has shown to improve memory and raise alertness. It can also clear tension and negative vibes. Peppermint can also repel ants, fleas, roaches, and mice.  Aromatherapy home use: Essential to any home's Basic Care Kit.  Add few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your: respiratory system; acting as an expectorant and decongestant, it can clear up phlegm in the respiratory tract nervous system; minimizing the effects of stress and nervous disorders. Great for office or study space as it helps with memory and concentration Peppermint oil perfectly blends with: Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Spearmint, Benzoin, Black Pepper, Marjoram and spice oils. Safety precautions: Peppermint oil is safe in small quantities in most...
$25.50 $17.50
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Tea Tree Australian Essential Oil - Malaleuca alternifolia

Australian  Organic Melaleuca Alternifolia Tea Tree essential oil is taken from the leaves  of the Melaleuca alternifolia, which is native to South East Queensland and the North East coast of New South Wales, Australia. Benefits: Tea Tree oil is widely used for its anti-infectious, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, antifungal, diaphoretic, immuno-stimulant and parasiticide properties.  Aromatherapy home use: A must have addition to any home basic care kit . Add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your : Respiratory system (minimising the effects of asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, sinusitis, tuberculosis and whooping cough)   Immune system (minimising the effects of colds, fevers, the flu and infectious ailments such as chickenpox. Direct use can help in the treatment of candida, ringworm, athelete's foot as well and toothach/sensitivity Tea Tree perfectly blends with: Lavender, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Oakmoss, Pine, Geranium, Marjoram, and spice oils - especially Clove and Nutmeg. Safety precautions: Please note: Tea Tree...
$20.95 $12.95
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Ylang Ylang 1st Essential Oil - Cananga Odorata

Organic Cananga Odorata VAR, genuina Ylang Ylang is a tropical tree that originates in Indonesia, Madagascar and Comoro Islands. The tree is valued for its intriguing perfume that can be extracted from its flowers. Benefits: Ylang Ylang is renowned for its aphrodisiac, antidepressant, anti-phlogistic, anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, euphoric, hypotensive, nervine, regulator, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory) and tonic properties. Aromatherapy home use: Simply add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your: nervous system; helping to reduce feelings of depression, frigidity, impotence, insomnia, PMS, mood swing,  nervous tension, spasm, chronic fatigue, and stress-related issues Ylang Ylang perfectly blends with: Lavender, Patchouli, sandalwood, Frankincense, Bergamot, Mandarin, Neroli and Vetiver  Safety precautions: Generally  non-toxic and non-irritant, however a few cases of sensitisation have been reported to those with sensitive skin. Always use in moderation, dilute generously as  its poignant scent can cause headaches or nausea. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat,...
$45.95 $23.90