Herbs & Uses

Essential Oil name / Botanical name

BasilBasil / Ocimum basilicum
Basil is analgesic, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, and antiviral. It is a circulatory system stimulant and muscle relaxant. Basil is good for headaches, migraines, and muscle aches. It is beneficial for bronchitis, fever, gums, and allergies. Basil may also aid Parkinson’s disease.
Balsam FirBalsam Fir / Abies balsamen
Bay LaurelBay Laurel / Laures nobilis
Bay Laurel is analgesic, antiseptic, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antiviral, and antispasmodic. It is an appetite stimulant and good for indigestion. Laurel lowers high blood pressure and is a tonic for the reproductive system. It is also used for bronchitis, muscular aches, hair loss, dandruff, scabies and scars.
BergamotBergamot / Citrus bergamia
Bergamot is antiseptic, anti-parasitic, and antidepressant. It is an immunity system stimulant. Bergamot aid digestion and helps the urinary tract. It is also good for cold sores, psoriasis, and herpes.
BirchBirch / Betula lenta
Birch is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, astringent, dupeurative, diuretic, rubefacient and a tonic.  It has been proven to work well on joint and bone pain.  Please use cautiously as it contains a large amount of methyl salicylate.  If you use an aspirin a day or blood thinners please do not use.
Black PepperBlack Pepper / Piper nigrum
Black Pepper is analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-toxic, antispasmodic. It is a circulatory stimulant and rubefacient that is good for cramps, fever, flu, bruises, hernia, anemia, and chilblains. Black Pepper when combined with Rosemary relieves muscular aches, joint pain, sprains, and rheumatoid arthritis. Black Pepper also works on the digestive system as a laxative and diuretic.
CajeputCajeput / Melaleuca cajuputi
Cajeput is antiseptic and anti-infectious. Its antiseptic action benefits acne, psoriasis, sore throat, bronchitis, earache, gout and arthritis. Cajeput is also good for the PMS, menopause, candida and rheumatism.
CarrotSeedCarrot Seed / Daucus carota
Carrot seed is an anti-inflammatory. It is a skin toner and reduces wrinkles, eczema, sores, and scars. Carrot seed is a very good detoxifier and blood cleanser. It also helps the kidneys, and gallstones. Carrot seed has been found to aid arthritis and skin cancer.
ChamomileChamomile / Roman Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemis nobilis
Roman Chamomile is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic, antihistamine, and antispasmodic. It is a very good sedative and is instrumental in aiding sleep disorders and insomnia. Roman Chamomile is a strong anti-allergen and assists people with hay fever and other allergies. It is also good for dry skin, sensitive skin, and rashes. Roman Chamomile helps the liver and gall bladder system and can also ease cystitis, colitis, and urinary infections.
CinnamonCinnamon / Cinnamomum zylanicum
Cinnamon is antiseptic. It is a circulatory stimulant that restores heat and circulation to the body. Cinnamon is a very good digestive oil that eases colitis and diarrhea. It can also be used to aid impotence.
Clary SageClary Sage / Salvia sclarea
Clary Sage is anti-inflammatory and antidepressant. It is a cell regenerative for aging skin and can help with dandruff. Clary Sage balances hormones and is good for scanty periods, PMS, painful cramps and muscle spasms.
Clove BudClove Bud / Eugenia caryophllata
Clove bud is an analgesic, antibacterial, and antiviral. It alleviates infected wounds. Clove bud has also been found to be great at relieving toothache pain and arthritis. It aids acne, athlete’s foot, bladder infections, and dental infections. Clove bud can also be used as a disinfectant. Clove bud is a hot oil. Please dilute with a carrier oil.
CorianderCoriander / Coriandrum sativum
Coriander is antispasmodic. It is useful for stretch marks and sores. Coriander benefits the digestive system, anorexia, dysentery, and nausea. It is also a circulatory system stimulant.
CypressCypress / Cupressus sempervirens
Cypress is astringent and anti-rheumatic. It is very good for excess fluids, nosebleeds, edema and sweating. Cypress also assists with wounds, arthritis, hemorrhoids and varicose veins. It is a vasoconstrictor.
DillDill / Anethum graveolens
Dill is antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, galactagogue, hypotensive, stimulant and a stomachic. Use Dill safely for children and their digestive issues.
ElemiElemi / Canarium luzonicum
Elemi is an analgesic, bactericide, and fungicide. It is an expectorant and a tonic for the urinary tract. Elemi is also good for athlete’s foot
EucalyptusEucalyptus / Eucalyptus citriadora
Eucalyptus is analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, antiseptic, anti-hypertensive, and antiviral. It is good for herpes, burns, and infections. Eucalyptus is an immunity stimulant that benefits the respiratory tract and helps with flu, throat infections, coughs, sinusitis, bronchitis and asthma. It is a very good decongestant and expectorant and is a sedative. Eucalyptus is also helpful with diabetes, cystitis, cold sores, and chicken pox. It is a disinfectant and is highly recommended as an insect repellant.
Eucalyptus-radiataEucalyptus radiata / Eucalyptus subsp., radiate
Eucalyptus radiate is analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, antiseptic, and antiviral. It is especially good for herpes, burns, and infections. Eucalyptus is an immunity stimulant that benefits the respiratory tract and helps with flu, throat infections, coughs, sinusitis, bronchitis and asthma. It is a very good decongestant and expectorant. Eucalyptus is also helpful with diabetes, cystitis, cold sores, and chicken pox. It is a disinfectant and can be used as an insect repellant.
Eucalyptus GlobulusEucalyptus globulus
Eucalyptus globulus is analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, antiseptic, and antiviral. It is good for herpes, burns, and infections. Eucalyptus is an immunity stimulant that benefits the respiratory tract and helps with flu, throat infections, coughs, sinusitis, bronchitis and asthma. It is a very good decongestant and expectorant. Eucalyptus is also helpful with diabetes, cystitis, cold sores, and chicken pox. It is a disinfectant and can be used as an insect repellant.
FennelFennel / Foeniculum vulgare
Fennel is antispasmodic. It is a tonic to liver, kidneys and spleen. Fennel decreases appetite and aids digestion. It is good for menopause, wrinkles, gout, obesity, and abdominal pain. Fennel is also an expectorant and hormone balancer.
FrankincenseFrankincense / Boswellia carteri
Frankincense is astringent, sedative, and anti-inflammatory. It helps aging skin, wrinkled skin, wounds, sores, and inflammation. Frankincense is an expectorant that clears the lungs of asthma, colds, and bronchitis. It is also an immune stimulant and good for arthritis and coughs. Frankincense is regulating for the hypothalamus and pituitary glands.
GeraniumGeranium / Pelargonium x graveolens asperum
Geranium is an astringent, anti-fungal, antiviral, and anti-coagulant. It is regulating for PMS and menopause. Geranium is a tonic for overcoming addictions. It regulates the hormonal system and detoxifies the lymph system. Geranium benefits diabetes, eczema, liver disorders, tumors, and candida.
GingerGinger / Zingiber officinale
Ginger is analgesic, anti-emetic, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic. It is an appetite stimulant that is beneficial for digestion, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness, seasickness, motion sickness, gas pain, and hangovers. Ginger reduces fever, colds, sore throat, and flu. It eases rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, cramps, and muscular aches. Ginger helps sores, bruise, gout, varicose veins, and impotence. It also reduces high cholesterol.
GrapefruitGrapefruit, Pink / Citrus paradisi
Grapefruit is an astringent, antibacterial, and antidepressant. It is a very good detoxifier and diuretic that benefits cellulite, lymphatic drainage, drug withdrawal, obesity, and water retention. Grapefruit is helpful for oily skin, congested skin, constipation, and headaches. It is a tonic to the liver and gall bladder and aides gall stones and kidney stones. Grapefruit is also useful to dispel jet lag.
HelichrysumHelichrysum / Italicum
Helichrysum is anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory. It is an emollient that is very good for healing wounds, scars, bruises, and regenerating cells. Helichrysum is a detoxifier that is good for drug withdrawals. It eases swelling, asthma, migraines, headaches, shock, athlete’s foot, and muscular aches. Helichrysum is an immunity stimulant and an effective free radical scavenger. It is also good for blood circulation, arteriosclerosis, hematoma, rheumatoid arthritis, herpes, and liver disorders.
Juniper BerriesJuniper berry / Juniperus communis fructus
Juniper berry is analgesic, antiviral, and antiseptic. It is beneficial for oily skin, acne, eczema and seborrhea of scalp. Juniper berry is a diuretic and it aids the kidneys, liver, arthritis and gout. It relieves muscular pain and prevents infection of pressure sores. Juniper is a tonic to the liver and rids the body of uric acid. It can also be used for cellulite, hair loss, hangovers, obesity, cystitis, herpes, flu, prostate, liver disorders, and urinary stones. Juniper is an appetite stimulant and promotes sweating.
LavendarLavender / Lavendula agustifolia
Lavender is analgesic, antibiotic, antibacterial, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and a bactericide. It is highly recommended for burns, blisters, sores, scars, acne, eczema, and wounds because it promotes new cell growth. Lavender relieves itching, sunburn, indigestion, animal bites, and insect bites. It is a sedative to the heart that lowers high blood pressure and palpitations. Lavender balances the central nervous system. It is also good for headaches, insomnia, colds, indigestion, infections, neuralgia, sprains, and vomiting. Lavender is a very good disinfectant and deodorant. It reduces cholesterol and may kills lice and mites. Lavender is effective for relaxation during childbirth.
lemonLemon / Citrus limonum
Lemon is antiseptic, anti-acid, antibacterial, anti-fungal, astringent, anti-infectious, antiviral, and a bactericide. It is excellent for oily skin, dull skin, cuts and wounds. Lemon is an immunity, lymphatic, and circulatory system stimulant. It is good for coughs, fever, and upset stomach. Lemon is also an effective heart tonic and lowers high blood pressure. It can detoxify the blood, kidneys and liver. Lemon helps remove corns and warts, and soothes insect bites and stings. It can also be used for diabetes, gallstones, kidney stones, infections, constipation, and anemia. Lemon is a water purifier when added to the water. It also makes a great disinfectant.
lemongrassLemongrass / Cymbopogan citratus
Lemongrass is analgesic, antiseptic, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory. It helps to tone skin and cleanse the body, balance oily skin / acne conditions, and stimulates circulation and muscles.  It helps the body rid itself of lactic acid.  Lemongrass can be used as a deodorant in a footbath to help counter athlete’s foot. It is also good for the digestive system and can help counteract the effects of jet lag. Lemongrass is also a very good insect repellant.
limeLime / Citrus x aurantiifolia
Lime is astringent, antiviral, antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, and antibiotic. It helps aid digestion, clears liver and gall bladder congestion, cools a fever, soothes a sore throat, and stems bleeding from cuts and wounds. Lime is also good for colds and flu because it is a tonic for the immune system. Many have found that Lime is good for anemia, sinusitis, and treating both anorexia nervosa and the effects of alcoholism.
LitseaLitsea / Litsea cubeba
Litsea is astringent, anti-inflammatory, and antidepressant. It is a tonic to the heart (may reduce heart arrhythmia), lowers blood pressure, and assists with acne. Litsea is also a bronco-dilator for bronchitis and asthma.
Origanum_majoranaMarjoram / Origanum marjorana
Marjoram is anti-infectious. It acts as an analgesic for pain, stiff joints, colds, asthma and painful periods. Marjoram is a circulatory stimulant, increases blood flow, lowers high blood pressure, and is a tonic for the heart. It also works as a muscle relaxant to relieve muscular aches and fatigue. Marjoram is helpful for bruises, sprains, burns, headaches, migraines and constipation. Due to its effect on the digestive system it can aid seasickness. Many dog owners use Marjoram as a tick repellant.
MyrrhMyrrh / Commiphora myrrha
Myrrh is antiseptic, astringent, anti-infectious, and anti-inflammatory. It is revitalizing for aging, cracked skin and wrinkles. Myrrh can be used for abrasions, boils, skin ulcers, dandruff, weeping eczema, athlete’s foot, varicose veins, scars, wounds and cracked heels. Myrrh is especially good for oral hygiene issues such as gingivitis, gum disorders and mouth ulcers. It also works well as an expectorant for colds, coughs, and chest infections.
NutmegNutmeg / Myristica fragrans
Nutmeg is analgesic, anti-emetic, and anti-inflammatory. It is a valuable hair tonic and digestive aid (because it breaks down fats). Nutmeg is a muscle relaxant that lessens pain of neuralgia, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, gout, and lumbago. It also stimulates the heart, circulatory system, and appetite. Some use Nutmeg to eliminate toxins associated with bad breath.
CitrusSinensisOrange / Citrus sinesis
Orange is astringent, antibacterial, antiseptic, antidepressant, and a natural fungicide. It assists the digestive system by calming the stomach, diarrhea and constipation. Orange lowers cholesterol while encouraging appetite and is used in treatment of obesity. It also has a sweating action that is good for congested skin, dry skin, dermatitis, and wrinkles. Other uses for Orange include: colds, bronchitis, insomnia, and for relieving the effects of drug withdrawal.
Origanum_vulgareOregano / Origanum vulgare
Oregano is analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, anti-infectious, anti-microbial, and antiviral. It stimulates the immune system to prevent diseases and heal infections. Oregano is also used for migraines, boils, skin parasites, colds, and cystitis. Oregano is a VERY HOT oil.  Please always dilute with a carrier oil.  Oregano should only be used for ten days at a time.
PatchouliPatchouli / Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli is astringent, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-venomous, and antidepressant. It is a cell regenerative for aged, wrinkled, chapped, cracked, and mature skin. Patchouli also works on acne, dandruff, athlete’s foot, cellulite, diarrhea, and water retention. It can cause a loss of appetite. Many use Patchouli as a deodorant and insect repellant.
Mentha PiperitaPeppermint / Mentha piperita
Peppermint is analgesic and astringent. It is cooling when hot, and warming when cold due to the menthone content. This makes it perfect for colds, asthma, bronchitis, hemorrhoids, fevers, and hot flashes. Peppermint is a good digestive tonic for food poisoning, vomiting, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, travel sickness, and nausea. It is a stimulant for numb limbs, shock, fainting, and dizziness. Peppermint works as an analgesic for headaches, muscles aches, itching, inflammation and sunburn. Other uses for Peppermint include: acne, oily skin, anemia, decongestant, rheumatoid arthritis, varicose veins, bad breath, deodorant, disinfectant, ant and rodent repellant.
RavensaraRavensara / Ravensara automatica sonn
Ravensara is anti-viral, nerve tonic, mental and physical stimulant. It is wonderful to help the body rid itself of pneumonia, shingles, bronchitis, colds and coughs.Ravensara is safe for children.
RoseRose / Rose damascene
Rose is an astringent, antidepressant, anti-infectious, and anti-inflammatory. It is frequently used as an emollient and cell regenerative for mature skin, dry skin, scars, wrinkles, cuts and wounds. Rose is also beneficial to both male and female body systems and aids menopause, PMS, menstruation, frigidity, impotence, and male infertility. It is also used for asthma, cirrhosis of liver, hangovers, shock, insomnia, and varicose veins. Rose is also helpful in removing trauma from abuse.
RosmarinusOffcinalisRosemary 1,8 cineole / Rosemarinus officinalis ct, cineole
Rosemary is an astringent, analgesic, anti-infectious, and bactericide. It is a scalp stimulant for dandruff, and encourages hair growth. Rosemary relieves gout, rheumatoid arthritis, headaches, migraines, cramps, and colitis. It is also a liver decongestant for gallstones, and jaundice. Rosemary is a circulatory stimulant that raises blood pressure and is also found to help Alzheimer’s. Other uses for Rosemary include: nerve stimulant and expectorant.
rosemary_verbenoneRosemary Verbenone / Rosemary ct. verbenone
Rosemary is an astringent, analgesic, anti-infectious, and bactericide. It is a scalp stimulant for dandruff, and encourages hair growth. Rosemary relieves gout, rheumatoid arthritis, headaches, migraines, cramps, and colitis. It is also a liver decongestant for gallstones, and jaundice. Rosemary is a circulatory stimulant that raises blood pressure and is also found to help Alzheimer’s. Other uses for Rosemary include: nerve stimulant and expectorant.
Salvia_officinalisSage / Salvia officinalis
Sage is antispasmodic. It is good for dermatitis and regulates dandruff. Sage is a circulatory stimulant that raises blood pressure. It helps regulate the menstrual cycle and aids female sterility due to it being estrogen-like but it also helps male infertility. Sage stimulates the adrenal and pineal glands, metabolism, digestive and lymph system. Other uses for Sage include: anemia, constipation, cellulite, increasing perspiration, increasing lactation, Alzheimer’s, and as a deodorant.
SantalumSandalwood / Santalum album
Sandalwood is antiseptic and anti- inflammatory. It is an emollient for dry skin and hair, cracked skin, mature skin, scars, wrinkles, stretch marks, acne, and wounds. Sandalwood relieves itching and inflammation and stimulates the immune system. It is also good for cystitis, kidney problems, diarrhea, boils, heartburn and sore throat.   Sandalwood is good for depression also.
SpearmintSpearmint / Mentha spicata
Spearmint is antiseptic, astringent, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory. It is a digestive system tonic, which aids colic, gas, nausea, vomiting, and travel sickness. Spearmint is good for asthma and bronchitis. It also reduces breast milk, cystitis and heavy periods. Other uses for Spearmint include: migraines, vertigo, deodorant, and a mouse and ant repellant.
TeaTreeTea Tree / Melaleuca alternifolia
Tea Tree is antiseptic, antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antibiotic, and anti-infectious. It is very cleansing for wounds, burns, sores, warts, herpes, acne, and athlete’s foot. Tea Tree is safe for childhood diseases like chickenpox, poison oak, measles, rash and cuts. It is safe to use neat (no carrier needed). Tea Tree also refreshes and revitalizes, especially after shock. It is an immune system stimulant and helps fights off many infections including dental, ear, lung, urinary, vaginal, and yeast. Tea Tree also has been found to be beneficial for cystitis, MRSA, sunburns, itching, lice, candida, blisters, boils, bronchitis, colds, and toothaches. It has also been found to be protective against radiation. Many oral hygiene and deodorant products contain Tea Tree.
ThymeThyme / Thymus vulgaris ct. thymol
Thyme is antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antibiotic, anti-infectious, anti-microbe, anti-parasitic, anti-putrefactive, antispasmodic, anti-toxic, and anti-venomous. It helps fight infections and heals wounds, sores, insect bites, and boils. Thyme is an immune and circulatory stimulant that raises blood pressure and aids colds, flu, arthritis, gout, muscular aches, sprains, and anemia. It also helps insomnia, lethargy, nosebleeds, asthma, hair loss, intestinal parasites, and HIV. Thyme is a fungicide and bactericide and can be used as an insect repellant.
ThymeLinaloolThyme linalool / Thymus vulgarius linalool
Thyme linalool is a good renal drainer, fights intestinal worms, is an anti-spasmodic, a tonic and helps stimulate appetite in cases of anorexia.
YarrowYarrow / Achillea millefolium
Yarrow is astringent, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic. It is good for varicose veins, rashes, scars, wounds, and cuts. Yarrow benefits arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, heavy periods, cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, cystitis, constipation, hemorrhoids, thrombosis, eczema, and fibroids. It also relieves hypertension, colds, fever, stretch marks, and insomnia. Yarrow also helps indigestion and hair loss.
YlangYlangYlang Ylang / Cananga odorata
Ylang Ylang is antiseptic and antidepressant. It balances sebum flow and stimulates the scalp for hair growth. Ylang Ylang balances hormones and aids female infertility, frigidity, and impotence. It lowers blood pressure and eases heart palpitations. Ylang Yang is also good for dry skin, shock and insomnia.

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