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.


Bergamot Essential Oil

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, analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and soothing properties. Bergamot is renowned for its refreshing and uplifting qualities. Aromatherapy home use:  Add 2-5 drops to water in your ultrasonic diffuser to support  your: respiratory system; minimising the effects of a...

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

Organic Cedrus Atlantica Also known as Atlas Cedar as it is native to the Moroccan Atlas Mountains and Tell Atlas in Algeria. Atlas cedar oil possesses multiple benefits for the entire body, from medicinal to skin care advantage. It is a renowned calming, relaxing and aphrodisiac oil. Cedarwood is believed to increase inner strength and boost energy, whilst enhancing romantic feelings and sensuality. Benefits: Add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your:  respiratory system; relieving symptoms of coughs, colds, and congestion commons with bronchitis). Cedarwood is also renowned for its ability to serve as an expectorant helping to remove mucus from the lungs and respiratory tracts nervous system, reducing sensations of fear, nervousness, stress tensions and insecurity   Cedarwood perfectly blends with: Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Rose and Rosemary. Read Facial Steaming Beauty Treatment Blog Safety Precautions: If ingested, this oil can...

Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Essential Oil

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: Eucalyptus oil has a history of wide application as a pharmaceutical, antiseptic, repellent, flavouring, fragrance and industrial uses. Diffused drops of Blue Mallee can help ease breathing with respiratory issues such as bronchitis, colds and flu, sinus and chest congestion, sinus infection, sore throat, and laryngitis. Aromatherapy home use: Add a few drops to your diffuser to temporarily relieve headaches, coughs and colds, symptoms of the flu virus, sinusitis and mucous congestion. Also known to aid concentration and memory.  Eucalyptus Blue...

Frankincense Serrata Oil

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 has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula and in North Africa for more than 5000 years. Benefits: Frankincense is renowned for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine and vulnerary properties. 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 Asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs and laryngitis immune system; minimising  the effects of colds and the flu virus nervous system; minimising the effects of anxiety, fatigue, exhaustion and burnout, nervous tension and stress-related conditions Frankincense perfectly blends with: Sandalwood, Pine, Vetiver, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Bergamot, Camphor, Basil, Pepper, Cinnamon and other spices. It modifies...

Lavender Essential Oil

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 renowned for its analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, carminative, deodorant, hypotensive, insecticide, nervine, parasiticide,  sedative, stimulant,  tonic and vermifugal properties. Lavender is traditionally used to neutralise bad frequencies during cleansing rituals. Lavender is also known to be relaxing, so having it in a room before a social event can prevent negative energies.  Aromatherapy home use: Lavender is regarded as the most versatile essential oil. It helps support your: Respiratory system; minimising the effects of asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, halitosis, laryngitis, throat infections, whooping cough immune system; minimising the effects of the flu virus nervous system; minimising the effects of depression, headaches, hypertension,...

Patchouli Essential Oil

Organic Pogostemon Cablin 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, antimicrobial, antiphlogistic, antiseptic and aphrodisiac properties. Aromatherapy home use: Add a few drops to water in your aroma diffuser to support your nervous system minimising the effects of frigidity, nervous exhaustion and stress-related issues Patchouli perfectly blends with: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Oak Moss, Geranium, Clove, Lavender, Rose, Neroli, Bergamot, Clary Sage and any oriental-type base oils.  Safety precautions: Patchouli is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. If you have a medical condition, please consult a healthcare professional prior to use. DISCLAIMER Prior to use: Customers...

Peppermint - Cornmint- Essential Oil

Organic Mentha Arvensis The ultimate home-energizer! 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 oil is often used in aromatherapy to support health. It can be effective in relieving anxiety, pain, and vomiting, as well as improving memory. The aroma of peppermint oil has been shown to improve memory and raise alertness. It can also clear tension and negative vibes.   Aromatherapy home use: 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 your respiratory tract nervous system; minimising the effects of stress and nervous disorders. Great for the 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...

Tea Tree Australian Essential Oil - Australian-

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, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, diaphoretic, immuno-stimulant and parasiticide properties. Aromatherapy home use: 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) and your immune system (minimising the effects of colds, fevers, the flu and infectious ailments such as chickenpox). 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 Oil is poisonous when taken internally. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. If you have a medical condition, please consult a...

Ylang Ylang 1st Essential Oil

Organic Cananga Odorata VAR, genuina Ylang Ylang is a tropical tree that originates in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines. 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-infectious, 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 and stress-related issues Ylang Ylang perfectly blends with: Rosewood, Jasmine, Vetiver,  Bergamot, Mimosa, Rose, Tuberose. Safety precautions: Ylang Ylang oil is non-toxic and non-irritant, though a few cases of sensitization have been reported. Always use in moderation, since its poignant scent can cause headaches or nausea. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. If you have a medical condition, please consult...