Ranges of 100 Percent Pure Ritz Essential Oils

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100% PURE ESSENTIAL OILS

 We ensure that our essential oils come from only the finest crops sourced and selected from around the world, by experts. The products produced are strictly controlled in terms of quality, analysis and evaluation and will maintain each essential oil for its purity, aroma, natural and efficacy.

List of Essential Oils Description of Essential Oils

 

RM83 10ML

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Basil essential oil is very uplifting and excellent for mental fatigue. Great to use to help concentration when studying.  Useful for treating all kinds of respiratory infections such as bronchitis.  Gentle massage over the stomach with Basil oil can help ease digestion problems and over the abdomen to help with painful periods.  Basil blends especially well with Lavender oil and used together in aromatherapy massage is terrific for tight and tired muscles - an excellent blend to use with athletes and dancers! Use in inhalations for head colds, head-aches and migraines.  Good for treating mosquito bites and wasp stings and as insect repellent.  Can be used as a mouthwash to help ulcers and gum infections. As for skin treatment, great for sluggish skin and improves the tone.

Precautions:

  • Basil is a powerful depressant if over-used.

  • Do not use with children under 16.

  • Also best to avoid during pregnancy.

  • May be an irritant to people with sensitive skin.

 

RM73 10ML

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)

An uplifting oil invaluable for depression and anxiety. Its antiseptic properties make it useful for treating mouth and skin infections and helps with sore throats.  Useful for lowering your temperature.  It can help with eczema, psoriasis, acne and because of its lovely aroma, it can be used as massage oil or blended into creams and lotions.  When used in aromatherapy massage, it can stimulate or soothe, depending on which essential oils it is blended with. It is fantastic for dealing with tension, depression and stress.  Can help get rid of bad breath.  Helpful with cystitis and urinary infections - it can be added to your bath or used as a local wash (diluted to 1%).  Good for your digestive system.  Bergamot essential oil is an excellent insect repellent and works even better when blended with Lavender oil.  As for skin treatment, Bergamot has excellent antiseptic and antibiotic properties so is used quite extensively in the skincare industry.

Precautions:

  • In concentrations above 1% it can be irritating to the skin.

  • Bergamot essential oil is photosensitive (makes your skin more likely to burn) so it should never be used neat on the skin when going out in the sun.

  • Even when diluted in carrier oil it will not protect you from the sun so should avoid sunlight for at least 3 hours.

  • This oil should not be used with children.

  • Avoid using during pregnancy.

 

RM92 10ML

Black pepper (Piper nigrum)

Black pepper essential oil is a warm and spicy oil good for boosting the immune and digestive system.  Can also help with stimulating a lost appetite.  Its warming qualities make it good for chesty colds and flu.  It helps relieve muscular aches and pains and can help with rheumatic and arthritic pain.  Black pepper can also be helpful for poor concentration or an apprehensive state of mind.  As for skin treatment, good for sluggish, dull skin. As a tonic it helps to balance oily skin conditions.

Precautions:

  • Black pepper should be avoided in pregnancy because of its skin sensitising effect.

  • Using too much could over-stimulate the kidneys.

  • Can cause skin irritation.

 

RM68 10ML

Chamomile

Chamomile has a very deep calming effect emotionally and mentally and is good for insomnia.  As an analgesic, it is good for dull and aching pains.  Chamomile is better for sharp, piercing pains.  Chamomile essential oil is effective in aromatherapy massage for muscular pain and inflamed joints.  It can be used in hot compresses on boils, infected cuts and splinters and in cold compresses for sprains and swollen joints.  If suffering from urinary infections, such as cystitis, then massages and/or compresses to the lower abdomen and drinking lots of chamomile tea could help.  As for skin treatment, a valuable oil for sensitive, red or dry skin. Its soothing and purifying properties make it a good remedy for acne, eczema and dry, itchy, flaky skin conditions.  It should not be used neat on the skin, but in baths, aromatic waters, creams and lotions.

Precautions:

  • Chamomile is an emmenogogue so must not be used in early pregnancy.

  • Use in low concentrations as it has been known to cause sensitisation.

RM88 10ML

Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)

Clary Sage is well known for its euphoric action.  It is beneficial for treating anxiety, stress, nervous tension and depression.  Also well known for its ability to balance.  One of the most important essential oils as a women’s remedy.  Clary Sage is renowned for the relief it brings to menstrual cramps because of its spasmolitic and analgesic action on the womb.  Also a uterine stimulant and an emmenogogue that promotes menstruation  when delayed, scant and completely absent.  Recommended for managing menopause.  In childbirth, Clary Sage’s relaxant effect can help the mother release some tension and anxiety usually present in pre-labour and labour.  Clary Sage is recommended for treating asthma as it relaxes spasms in the bronchial tube and helps reduce anxiety and emotional tension often associated with asthma sufferers.  As for skin treatment, Clary Sage is suggested for preventing excessive sweating.  It is recommended for oily skin, greasy hair and dandruff as it regulates sebum production.

Precautions:

  • Clary Sage is an emmenogogue so must not be used in early pregnancy

 RM65 10ML

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)

Clove has a sweet, spicy fragrance that is stimulating and revitalizing.   A wonderful immune enhancing property, its principal constituent is eugenol, which is used in the dental industry to numb the gums and may be used for the prevention of colds and flus.  Clove may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods.  Being a carminative and antispasmodic, it helps stimulate digestion, restore appetite and relieves flatulence.  Good to help relieve arthritis, rheumatism and sprains.  As for skin treatment, Clove bud oil may be used as an insect repellent, it is generally not used in skin care as it is a potential dermal irritant and sensitiser.

Precautions:

    • Possible skin irritant and sensitising agent.

If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Check with your health care provider if taking a blood-thinning medication. 

  • Always dilute before applying to the skin or taking internally. 

  • Keep out of reach of children.

Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

Cypressis especially comforting during the winter season.  Its fresh, herbaceous, slightly evergreen aroma is refreshing and restores feelings of security and stability.  Used for the treatment of varicose veins, oedema and haemorrhoids. Cypressoil is known as a menstrual regulator.  It may be used to relieve painful periods.  It is recommended for dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia and menopausal problems especially for severe hot flashes and  during menopause.  Reputed to be effective as a cough remedy for the management of acute and chronic bronchitis and whooping cough.  As for skin treatment,Cypressis also beneficial for oily or troubled skin and over hydrated skins and is recommended for excessive perspiration.  It is also recommended in a foot bath for excessive sweating of the feet. Precaution:

  • For aromatic or topical use only.  

  • Possible skin sensitivity.

  • If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.

  • Do not use near fire, flame, heat or sparks.

 RM53 10ML

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus citriadora, Eucalyptus radiata and others)

Eucalyptus essential oil is an excellent for treating all types of fever.  It has a profound cooling effect on the body and so lowers temperatures.  Use as a steam inhalation for a natural decongestant treatment for colds and catarrh - it eases nasal congestion, but can also help halt the cold virus.  Use eucalyptus in air sprays as protection against flu and infectious illnesses.  Its antiseptic and healing properties is helpful for cuts, wounds and burns - use in a solution.  Urinary infections, such as cystitis, respond well to this oil. It has a diuretic action which also makes it useful.  Eucalyptus essential oil can be used in aromatherapy massage to relieve aching muscles and rheumatic pain.  It is a great insect repellent - blend with lavender or bergamot and use as a room spray or mix with a carrier oil to use on yourself.  As for skin treatment, this oil helps heal skin infections.Precautions:

  • This is a very powerful oil and so should be used with care.

  • Avoid using on people with high blood pressure or epilepsy.

  • May irritate sensitive skin.

  • Do not use during pregnancy.

  • Do not use on babies or small children

 RM80 10ML

Frankincense (Boswellia ssp)

Frankincense essential oil has an uplifting and soothing effect on the mind.  It is a powerful oil for fighting respiratory infections. It can calm coughs, help reduce bronchial catarrh and can be helpful for people with asthma - especially with aromatherapy massage.  It is a tonic for the uterus and can help reduce heavy menstrual periods - use in baths and gently massage a few drops in a over the abdomen.  Frankincense has a warming, calming effect emotionally so supports meditation and is helpful for asthmatics whose attacks are triggered by anxiety.  It is good for the digestion and for dyspepsia.  Helps with insomnia.  As for skin treatment, its astringent properties help reduce scars, wound, wrinkles and great for balancing oily skin.  Very good for older skins.

Precautions:

None known.

 RM90 10ML

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)

Geranium essential oil has an harmonising effect on the mind and emotions which makes it fantastic for treating stress.  It is a haemostatic which means it stops bleeding.  This makes it very useful for treating injuries and speeding up healing.  Helps relieve pre-menstrual tension, excessive fluid retention, menopausal problems and is very good at balancing hormones.  It is very useful for many types of skin conditions such as dry eczema, shingles, burns, lice and ringworm.   Geranium is in fact an insecticide and is very good a a mosquito repellent.  As for skin treatment, this is a cleansing, refreshing and astringent essential oil so is used widely in skincare. It is good for sluggish, congested and oily skins.

Precautions:

  • Geranium is an emmenogogue so must not be used in pregnancy.

  • Can cause irritation with sensitive skin.

 RM105 10ML

Ginger (Zingiber offinale)

Ginger essential oil is a warming and energising oil which works well to help ward off feelings of loneliness and depression - especially in the winter!  These same energising properties give it the reputation as an aphrodisiac.  It is often used for nausea - either morning sickness or travel sickness.  Ginger oil is very useful for helping treat colds and flu, especially when there is catarrh involved.  Dilute in a carrier oil and use on the skin to help get rid of bruises.  Helps ease muscle aches and pains -  especially those caused by colds and flu.  Often used for digestive problems and poor circulation.  Ginger essential oil can be used to help treat arthritic and rheumatic pain.  Useful for helping with hangovers!  As for skin treatment, Ginger oil good for balancing moisture in the skin.

Precautions:

  • Slightly phototoxic, so avoid sunlight and sunbeds for at least 12 hours.

 RM60 10ML

Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

Grapefruit has a fresh, citrus aroma that is energizing and uplifting which makes it valuable for treating stress, depression and nervous exhaustion.  Like many coldpressed citrus oils, it is a popular oil as a lymphatic stimulant and to use in conjunction with weight management programs ie for cellulitis, obesity and water retention. Grapefruit may also be used to enhance the flavor of food and water.  As for skin treatment, it is beneficial for treating oily skin and acne and has a tonic effect on the skin and scalp. Rich in the powerful antioxidant d-limonene, it is nourishing to the skin.

Precaution:

  • Keep out of reach of children.

  • If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use.

  • Avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.

 

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum)

Jasmine essential oil is a very soothing, calming and revitalising oil. This makes it very valuable for severe depression, it soothes the nerves whilst restoring optimism and energy.  These same soothing and calming properties are also very helpful with sexual problems such as impotence and frigidity.  It is still probably most famous for being an aphrodisiac, bringing out feelings of love and emotional warmth.  Jasmine oil is uplifting and euphoric and so helps boost confidence, whilst at the same time reducing fears and anxieties.  A beneficial oil for soothing coughs, sore throats and laryngitis.  Helps ease muscle aches and pains, sprains and stiff limbs.  Jasmine is useful for regulating menstruation and easing painful periods.  Also helpful in childbirth, relieves pain and can help speed up the delivery.  Jasmine essential oil can help ease post-natal depression.  As for skin treatment, Jasmine oil helps improve the skins elasticity. Also good for stretch marks and scars. Jasmine oil is fantastic in that it tones all types of skin - greasy, dry, sensitive and skin that is irritated.

Precautions:

This oil should not be used during the first 4 months of pregnancy.

 RM93 10ML

Lavender (Lavandula vera, Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula angustifolia (most commonly available)

Lavender essential oil is an uplifting and relaxing oil and good for boosting the immune system.  It has the ability to restore mind or body to a state of balance in which healing can take place.  It is excellent for treating scars, wounds and burns.  Helps relieve aches and pains - especially muscular pain.  Lavender is soothing on insect bites.  It is valuable in the treatment of colds and coughs.  Good for reducing anxiety and stress and helps promote sleep.  As for skin treatment, Lavender suitable for all skin types. Lavender oil promotes growth of new cells and is very helpful in treating acne. Can also help relieve eczema and psoriasis.

Precautions:

  • Lavender is an emmenogogue so must not be used in early pregnancy.

  • Be careful to select the correct oil as there are many different oils sold under the name 'Lavender Essential Oil'. 

 RM53 10ML

Lemon (Citrus limon)

Lemon essential oil is an uplifting and relaxing oil and good for boosting the immune system (very much like Lavender).  Has the ability to stimulate the body's own defence, so is useful for infections such as throat, colds, bronchitis and flu.  It is a powerful bactericide - helpful for treating cuts and wounds.  It is also haemostatic - helps stop bleeding.  Lemon can help bring down temperature - lemon juice squeezed into water sweetened with honey is a good remedy.  It is a good tonic for the digestive and circulatory systems.  A mouthwash of lemon juice and water is good for the gums, gingivitis and mouth ulcers.  Lemon essential oil can be used to help get rid of warts and verrucas.  Either use neat or a couple of drops in a little cider vinegar - apply daily making sure that you avoid the healthy surrounding skin.  Cover with a plaster by day but leave open at night. You may want to alternate with tea tree oil.  Useful for easing anxiety and helping headaches and migraine due to nervous tension.  Excellent for focussing and improving mental clarity - a good oil for meditation.  Some believe that this oil has anti-ageing properties - wouldn't that be wonderful ! However the benefits from its qualities such as helping with cellulite and wrinkles, the fact that it is a tonic mentally and physically and an anti-acid could all contribute towards feeling rejuvenated.  As for skin treatment, Lemon oil is an astringent oil so is great for greasy skin. Its antiseptic properties make it useful for treating acne, spots and boils.  Lemon is a mild bleach so can be used on discoloured skin, for example on your neck.

Precautions:

  • Be warned - use in low dilutions as it can cause skin irritation.

  • Do not use in pregnancy.

  • Phototoxic - avoid sunlight and sunbeds for at least 12 hours.

  • Use in low dosages as can cause skin irritation no more than 2 to 3 drops in a bath.

 RM60 10ML

Lemongrass (Cymbopogan citrates)

Lemongrass oil has a refreshing scent – uplifting and energising.  It aids our logical thinking and is ideal to use at home or work or wherever clear, fresh are thinking and good concentration is needed. It is considered a stimulant of the digestive system and is recommended for colitis, indigestion and gastroenteritis.  The antiseptic properties of Lemongrass indicate that it would be excellent in a vaporiser to disinfect the air.  Also referred to as the connective tissue oil.  Lemongrass tightens the elastin fibres in the epidermis and in the subcutis.  The oild is recommended in the after-care of sports injuries, sprains, bruises and dislocations.  As for skin treatment, Lemongrass is often recommended as a skin tonic and it is used in cleansing lotions and creams for its astringent properties.  It is very effective as an insect repellent. 

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic.  However, it may be irritating and sensitising in some individual.

 RM64 10ML

Marjoram, Sweet (Origanum majorana)

Sweet marjoram is warming and analgesic, making it useful for muscular spasm, rheumatic pains, sprains and strains. It has the ability to strengthen and relax the nerves.  It is recommended for conditions in whichtiredness alternates with nervous tension, stress-related conditions or characterised by anxiety or insomnia.  And that is why it is considered an anaphrodisiac oil.  It is reputed to diminish the desire for sexual contact.  Its warming properties make it useful for treating childblains and it helps disperse bruises.  Sweet marjoram oil is recommended for alleviating high blood pressure.  Marjoram stimulates and strengthens intestinal peristalsis, therefore it is a good digestive and carminative, relieving constipation, colic, flatulence and spasmodic indigestion.  It can be used as an inhalation or a chest rub for the treatment of colds and flus.  The oil has antibacterial and antispasmodic properties which means that it is effective for treating whooping cough.

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. 

  • Sweet marjoram is contra indicated during pregnancy.  While Marjoram herbs has been classified as an emmenogogue.

 10ML

Melissa (Melissa offinalis)

Melissa oil is well known for its uplifting and antidepressant qualities and recommended for reducing anger in times of crisis or trauma.  It is also reputed to lower high blood pressure and it has a calming effect on over-rapid breathing and heartbeat.  It is reputed to regulate the digestive system, relieve cramps, reduce flatulence and stimulate the gallbladder and liver.  It is a tonic and is recommended for nausea, vomiting and indigestion, especially of nervous origins.  Melissa’s relaxing and antispasmodic properties make it beneficial for treating painful periods.  As for skin treatment, Melissa oil is often recommended for the treatment of oily skin and acne.

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic.  However, care must be taken as the oil is a possible sensitiser and dermal irritant.  Care must also be taken as this is one of the most frequently adulterated essential oils.

 RM53 10ML

Orange, Sweet (Citrus sinensis)

Sweet Orange oil has a mildly sedative and antidepressant effect.  It is recommended in the treatment of anxiety, nervousness and insomnia and may be used with similarly relaxing oils.  Children love the sweet fresh scent of Sweet Orange.  It can be used to help them sleep and to alleviate tummy upset.  Sweet Orange oil helps to settle the digestive system, it prevents and eases spasms and relieve cramps.  It is excellent for treating constipation, flatulence and irritable bower.  Recommended for constipation and diarrhoea.  Also known as a hepatic and cholagogue and may be used to improve the flow of bile and improve the metabolism of fats.  Useful in blends for the treatment of cellulite.  As for skin treatment, it is beneficial for soothing dry, irritated or acne-prone skin.  It is considered to have regenerative properties and can be used for treating aging skin and rough or calloused skin.

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. 

  • The oil is not considered to be phototoxic.  However, bitter orange oil has a distinct phototoxic effect

 RM58 10ML

Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

Peppermint essential oil is traditionally used for stomach upsets. It has an anti-spasmodic action which makes it helpful with colic, indigestion, diarrhoea, vomiting and stomach pain. Dilute well and use as an aromatherapy massage over the stomach and abdomen in a clockwise direction. Drinking peppermint tea also helps.  Helps relieve nausea so can be used for sea and travel sickness.  Good for getting rid of bad breath.  It is warming and stimulating and valuable for helping colds, flu and fevers. Up to 3 drops in a bath can help if you feel like you are coming down with something. It also works well when blended with Lavender oil or Marjoram oil.  Cold compresses of peppermint (or once again peppermint blended with Lavender) on the temples and forehead can help relieve headaches. Can sometimes help with migraine and clearing your nose and sinuses.  Peppermint essential oil will clear the head making you feel fresh and bright.  Very soothing and cooling for tired feet. It also makes a refreshing bath oil for cooling down your body in the summer.  Rats, mice and insects do not like the strong smell of peppermint. Sprinkle some drops along their runs and hopefully they will disappear. Also good as a mosquito deterrent.  As for skin treatment, Peppermint oil is a very refreshing skin tonic - but use in moderation. It can help relieve skin irritations but at the same time can irritate sensitive skin.  Can be used to clean and decongest the skin if you suffer from acne. Its mild antiseptic action helps control the bacteria on the surface of the skin.

Precautions:

  • Avoid during pregnancy and breast feeding.

  • Avoid using with children under the age of five.

  • Do not use on people with heart disease or epilepsy.

  • Do not use alongside homeopathic remedies.

  • It is unwise to use this oil on your face - it can really make your eyes sting.

  • Be aware that it can irritate sensitive skin.

 RM73 10ML

Rose(Otto)

Rose essential oil is a mood enhancer, great for healing our emotional wounds. It helps relieve melancholy, depression, disappointment, sadness, grief and heartache.  Due to its low toxicity Rose Otto is a safe choice for children.  It helps balance hormones so is terrific for PMT and the menopause.  It is also haemostatic - helps stop bleeding.   Useful for circulation problems and balancing blood pressure.  Helps mental fatigue, exhaustion and stress and aids memory.  Rose oil is one of the most antiseptic of essences.  Superb as a stress reliever and symptoms such as nervous tension and peptic ulcers.  Rose has a powerful tonic effect on the nervous system, stomach, liver and spleen - not often used because of the expense and because there are other essential oils that are equally as effective.  Can be used to help women suffering from frigidity and men suffering from impotence.  Useful for treating insomnia.  As for skin treatment, Rose Otto has antiseptic, tonic and soothing qualities make it great for general skincare, but it is particularly good for mature, dry and sensitive skin.  It is also vasoconstriction which makes it good for reducing redness.

Precautions:

Rose essential oil is an emmenogogue so avoid in pregnancy.

 RM60 10ML

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosemary essential oil works well as a pain reliever but without making you feel dopey.  Its stimulating properties make it good for clearing the head and helping memory.  Works well in an aromatherapy massage blend to relieve stiff and tired muscles.  It has a very stimulating effect on the central nervous system, so can be used where there may be temporary loss of smell, or speech impairment.  Also useful for people with colds, catarrh sinusitis and even asthma - here it is best used as a steam inhalation.  Rosemary helps to lower cholesterol levels in the blood and is good for your heart.  As for skin treatment, Rosemary oil is great oil for stimulating dull skin and good for the scalp, especially dandruff or loss of hair. Rosemary is astringent and toning and good for oily or congested skin, especially in the form of an aromatic water.

Precautions:

  • Rosemary essential oil is an emmenogogue so must not be used during pregnancy.

  • It should not be used on people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.

 RM73 10ML

Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora)

Rosewood’s uplifting and enlivening properties are reputed to have an overall balancing effect.  It is a wonderful oil to use for people who are feeling stressed, depressed and dragged down by the burdens of life.  This oil is also recommended for alleviating headaches and anxiety.  As for skin treatment, it is an antiseptic and cytophylactic oil and is beneficial for treating acne, dermatitis, sensitive skin, aged skin and damaged skin.  It is a very safe oil to use on the skin and its antiseptic properties make it an excellent to use in a deodorant.

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. 

 RM115 10ML

Sandalwood (Santalum album)

Sandalwood oil has a relaxing effect on the nerves and may be used for hot, agitated emotional states that lead to conditions such as headache, insomnia and nervous tension.  Sandalwood is recommended for the treatment of respiratory tract infection, especially when soothing, demulcent effects are required.  It is recommended for chronic bronchitis involving a chronic dry cough.  Sandalwood oil has traditionally been used for the treatment of genitourinary tract infections such as cystitis and gonorrhoea.  An astringent oil and helps to restore the mucous congestion.  As for skin treatment, when applied to the skin, Sandalwood oil is soothing, cooling and moisturising and primarily used for dry skin conditions caused by loss of moisture and skin inflammations.  It may be used to relieve eczema and psoriasis and for the treatment of oily skin and acne. Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. 

 RM88 10ML

Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Fennel oil is traditionally used as a stomachic and a carminative in treating flatulence and other digestive problems.  Fennel is a diuretic and lymphatic decongestant, assisting the body to eliminate toxins.  It is often used for treating fluid retention, cellulite and obesity as an essential oil and herbal tea.  Fennel is recommended for regulating the menstrual cycle, particularly where periods are scanty and painful.  It may be used during menopause to reduce symptoms caused by fluctuating hormonal levels.  As for skin treatment, Fennel oil is recommended in skin care preparation for the treatment of dull, oil and mature skin types.Precautions:

  • Sweet and bitter fennel oil are often contra-indicated for use by persons suffering from epilepsy or during pregnancy.

 RM65 10ML

Tea Tree (Melaleuca)

Tea tree essential oil is particularly good at stimulating the immune system - invaluable if you feel you may be developing a cold or flu.  Excellent for helping fungal conditions such as thrush or athletes foot.  Neat tea-tree is effective on cold sores.  Use a single drop of neat oil to verrucas every day and then covering with a plaster, it can take a while, but is worth it!  Effective on insect bites and stings - again used neat.  As for skin treatment, Tea Tree oil has very cleansing - good for helping to clear up spots and blemishes.  Great oil for treating acne.

Precautions:

Although tea-tree can be used undiluted on the skin, there are a few people who may become sensitive to it. So if you have sensitive skin, then use it cautiously at first.

 RM58 10ML

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Thyme oil is a digestive stimulant and a carminative.  It promotes appetite, eases abdominal distension and relieves flatulence.  Thyme oil is particularly effective for people who are fatigue, depressed and lethargic.  It is very useful during convalescence and it stimulates the appetite.  It helps to revive and strengthen the body and mind and is reputed to stimulate the brain and improve memory.  It stimulates the circulation and may be used to raise low blood pressure.  Also good in stimulates the production of white blood corpuscles, so it strengthens the body’s immune system.  Used to ease gout, rheumatic pain and arthritis and sporting injuries. 

Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and a possible sensitiser in some individuals. 

RM83 10ML

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata var. genuine)

Ylang ylang essential oil is particularly useful in helping with a rapid heartbeat and rapid breathing.  It is associated with the heart chakra and is thought to support the heart on both a physical and emotional level.  Ylang ylang has a calming and euphoric effect, so is wonderful for helping with anxiety, tension, palpitations, panic and shock, in fact all nervous conditions.  It is a hypotensive so can also help with reducing high blood pressure.  Its antiseptic properties are particularly helpful with intestinal infections.  Helps relieve negative emotions such as anger, frustration and rage.  Ylang ylang is very yin and is considered to be very much a womans oil.  However it's also good for bringing out the feminine side of men.  Its calming properties are great for insomnia.  Considered to be an aphrodisiac it can be useful for frigidity and impotence.  As for skin treatment, this essential oil has a balancing and stimulating effect on skin. It's a great oil because it can help with over-dry and over-oily skin - it balances the secretion of sebum. It also has a stimulating effect on the scalp, and is often used to help hair growth.

Precautions:

It is classed as a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil.  However, if used too much it may cause headaches and nausea - remember it has a strong, sweet odour.

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