Essential oils list and benefits

Essential Oil List And Benefits

 Essential Oils

Angelica Root: Angelica Archangelica. Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant. Safety: Phototxic.

Anise: Pimpinella anisum.  Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antithrombitic, antiviral, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, respiratory, menstrual dysfunctions. Safety: Do not use if pregnant, breastfeeding, endometrosis diagnosis, any estrogen related cancers and children under 5 years of age. Do not use if on anti-coagulant medications or bleeding disorders.

Balsam Copaiba: Copaifera officinalis. Skin and wound healing, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antispasmodic, asthma and lung conditions, anti-anxiety, antitumoral. No safety concerns.

Balsam Fir: Abies balsamea. Decongestant, anti-bacterial, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory, possible analgesic. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

Basil (Sweet):  Ocimum basilicum ct. linalool. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, cephalic, expectorant, anxiety, stress, headaches, mental fatigue, musculoskeletal, respiratory, vomiting. Safety: Do not use in high levels. Keep dilutions to 3%.

Benzoin Resinoid: Styrax benzoe. Antioxidant, skin healing, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, depression, stress, anxiety. Safety: No safety issues.

Bergamot: Citrus bergamia. Digestive discomfort, emotional health, respiratory, immunostimulant, musculoskeletal, stress and hypertension. Safety: Phototoxic. Avoid direct sunlight for up to 18 hours after applying to skin.

Bergamot Mint: Mentha citrata. Sedative, anti-infectious, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, immune support, soothing, nausea, stress and anxiety. Safety: No safety concerns.

Birch: Betulla alleghensia. Insomnia, musculoskeletal, reduce cellulite, water retention, anti-inflammatory. Safety: No safety concerns.

Black Pepper: Piper nigrum. Circulation, digestion, immune support, musculoskeletal, analgesic, respiratory, smoking cessation. Safety: Hot and spicy, use 1% dilution to avoid skin irritation.

Black Spruce: Picea mariana. Analgesic, anti-inflamatory, sedative, mucolytic, colds, flu, sinus infections, anti-inflammatory. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

Blue Cypress: Callitris intratropica. Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-viral, allergies, immuostimulant, wound care, antimicrobial, bug bites, burns, allergies. Safety: Avoid oil during pregnancy.

Cajuput: Melaleuca cajuput. Similar to Eucalyptus. Decongestant, expectorant, antispasmodic, musculoskeletal, insect repellent, respiratory, acne, urinary system. Safety: Milder than Eucalyptus , however, do not use in children under 5.

Cardamom: Elettaria cardamomum. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, cephalic, decongestant, expectorant, digestive aid, digestive, stress and anxiety, respiratory.  Safety: Overuse may cause dry skin.  Not to be used on children under 5 years old. Use caution or another oil for children in the 5-10 age range.

Carrot Seed: Daucus carota. Skin healing, eczema, psoriasis, skin ulcers, skin infections, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, arthritis. Safety: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. May interfere with gestation. Err on side of caution if trying to become pregnant.

Cassia: Cinnamomum cassia. Stress and oral care. Safety: Never use directly on skin. Dilution rates of less than 1%. Do not use on children under 10 years old.

Cedarwood: Juniperus virginiana. Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, astringent, sedative, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, mucolytic, wound healing, respiratory, stress, urinary. Safety: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.

Chamomile, German: Matricaria recuita. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, allergies, anti-fungal, antihistmatic, antispasmodic, antiviral, skin and wound healing, sedative, cooling, musculoskeletal, respiratory, stress. Safety: May have interactions with codeine and tamoxifen and antidepressants.

Chamomile, Roman: Chamaemelum. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, sedative, digestive, skin healing, digestion, menstrual cramps, stress, pre menstrual syndrome, musculoskeletal. Safety: No safety concerns.

Citronella Java: Cymbopogan winterianus. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, sedative. Safety: No safety issues.

Clary Sage: Salvia sclarea. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, antibacterial, sedative, emmenagogue, immunostimulant, digestion, menstruation, musculoskeletal, respiratory, stress, tension, anti-acne. Safety: No known safety concerns.

Clove Bud: Eugenia caryophyllata. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, antioxidant, antiviral, digestion, musculoskeletal. Safety: Do not use on young children and topical usuage to .5%.

Coriander: Coriandrum sativum. Respiratory issues, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, infection, tension headaches, analgesic, Safety: Do not use if pregnant, breastfeeding, on children or if epileptic.

Corn Mint: Mentha arvensis. Analgesic, anti-spasmodic, muscloskeletal, antibacterial. Safety: Do not use if on an anticoagulant, do not use in children under 5 years old, do not use with gallbladder issues.

Cypress: Cupressus sempervirens. Analgesic, anti-inflammtory, antibacterial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, decongestant, diuretic, menstruation, musculoskeletal, respiratory, wound healing. Safety: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Caution with those with asthma.

Davana: Artesmisia pallens. Hormonal issues, antispasmodic, decongestant, antiviral, analgesic. Safety: Use only 1% in diluted blends.

Douglas Pine: Pseudotsuga menzies. Anti-inflammatory, arthritis, sinus infections, mucolytic, immunostimulant. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

Elemi: Canarium luzonicum. Skin healing, antibacterial, cold, flu, lung and sinus issues, allergies. Safety: No safety concerns.

Engelman Spruce: Picea engelmanii. Immunostimulant, analgesic, antibacterial, mucolytic. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

Eucalyptus Dives: Eucalyptus dives. Antibacterial, antispasmodic, immunostimulant, respiratory, anti-infectious, Safety: Caution with children.

Eucalyptus Globulus: Eucalyptus Globulus. Antimicrobial, analgesic, anti-inflmmatory, anti-fungal, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antiviral, cephalic, decongestant, expectorant, immunostimulant, mucolytic, mental clarity, musculoskeletal, respiratory, acne. Safety: Do not use with children under 5 or those with asthma.

Fennel: Foeniculum vulgare. Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, digestion, menstruation,  stress, anxiety, musculoskeletal, respiratory. Safety: Use only for short term and only at 2% dilution rate. Not for children under 5. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fragonia: Agonis fragrans. Analgesic, antidepressant, antifungal, sedative, immunostimulant, expectorant. Safety: No safety concerns.

Frankincense: Boswellia carterii. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, skin healing, immunostimulant, cognition and memory, headaches, joint pain, respiratory. Safety: No safety concerns.

Geranium: Pelargonium x asperum. Analgesic, shingles, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, antispasmodic, skin healing, stress, lymphatic. Safety: No safety concerns.

Ghandi Root: Homalomena aromatica. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic, allergies, immunostimulant, insomnia, anti-infectious. Safety: No safety concerns.

Ginger: Zingiber officinale. Analgesic, digestive, nausea, antioxidant, antispasmodic, detoxifying, expectorant, immunostimulant, respiratory. Safety: May irritate sensitive skin.

Gingergrass: Cymbopogon martini var. sofia. Allergies, anti-infectious, decongestant, anti-inflammatory. Safety: No safety concerns topically.

Grapefruit: Citrus paradisi. Analgesic, anti-bacterial, astringent, cooling, immunostimulant, detoxification. Safety: Phototoxic and possible skin irritation. Use only at 4% dilution.

 Helichrysum: Helichrysum italicum. Analgesic, allergies, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, wound healing, skin healing, muscle and tissue damage. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Hemlock: Tsuga Canadensis. Sedative, mucolytic, decongestant, cold, flu, allergies, sinus infections, headaches, musculoskeletal,  antioxidant. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Hyssop: Hyssopus officialnalis var decumbens. Antidepressant, antiviral, digestive, sedative, expectorant, rubefacient, antifungal, insomnia. Safety: No safety issues with this oil.

 Inula: Inula graveolens. Respiratory aide. Immunostimulant. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Jasmine Absolute: Jasminum grandiflorum. Antidepressant, sedative, skin healing, musculoskeletal, stress, fatigue. Safety: Possible reaction to fragrance sensitive people.

 Juniper Berry: Juniperus communis. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, musculoskeletal. Safety: Do not use if pregnant.

 Kanuka: Kunzea ericoides. Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, muscoskeletal pain, anti-inflammatory, fibromyalgia, burns.  Safety: No safety issues.

 Laurel Leaf: Laurus nobilis. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, digestive, antispasmodic, decongestant, expectorant. Safety: Low dilution on skin. Not for use on children under 5 and caustion with children ages 5-10.

 Lavender: Lavandula angustifolia.  Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antispasmodic, sedative, immunostimulant, skin healing, dysmenorrhea, stress, anxiety. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Lemon: Citrus limon. Analgesic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antidepressant, cooling, immunostimulant, detoxifying,  astringent. Safety: Phototoxic. Use in blends at 2% dilution.

 Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citraus. Microbial, analgesic, antifungal, antiviral, cooling, immunostimulant, sedative, insomnia, anxiety. Safety: Large amounts may cause skin irritation. Use at 1% of blends. Not for use in children. Do not use with antidepressants or while pregnant or breastfeeding.

 Lime: Citrus aurantifolia. Antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, digestive, antidepressant. Safety: Lime that is not distilled is phototoxic. Faeve only uses distilled.

 Linaloe Berry: Bursera delpechiana. Insomnia, anti-spasmodic, analgesic. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Marjoram (Sweet): Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antispasmodic, sedative, anxiety, digestive, immunostimulant, warming, dysmenorrhea, respiratory, musculoskeletal. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Mastic: Pistacia lentiscus ct. b-myrcene. Analgesic, respiratory, headaches, sinus congestion, antibacterial. Safety: Do not use dermally higher than 20% dilution.

 May Chang: Litsea cubeba. Anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, immunostimulant, antifungal. Safety: Do not use with children under 5 years old. May cause skin irritation. Use dermally at .5% dilution.

 Melissa: Melissa officinalis. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, cooling, immunostimulant, musculoskeletal. Safety: May cause skin irritation with those with sensitive skin. Avoid using on children under 5. Best to avoid during pregnancy.

 Myrrh: Commiphora myrrha. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, skin healing, warming, respiratory. Safety: Do not use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

 Myrtle: Myrtus communis ct. myrtenyl acetate. Anti- infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, antispasmodic, sedative, calming, analgesic, musculoskeletal. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma. Dermal maximum of 1%.

 Neroli: Citrus aurantium var. amara. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, sedative, skin healing, anxiety, stress, musculoskeletal. Safety: No safety concerns for non adulterated oil.

 Niaouli: Melaleuca quinquenervia ct. 1,8 cineole. Allergies, cold, flu, lung congestion, anti-infectious, immunostimulant, antispasmodic, headaches, wound healing. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 Nutmeg: Myristica fragrans. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, warming, digestive, sedative, arthritis. Safety: Use in low dilutions. Do not use while pregnant.

 Opopanax: Commiphora guidotti. Analgesic, decongestant, skin healing, respiratory. Safety: Do not use in children under 2.

 Orange (Sweet): Citrus sinensis. Antibacterial, antioxidant, digestive, immunostimulant, detoxifying, sedative, musculoskeletal. Safety: May cause skin irritation.

 Oregano: Origanum vulgare. Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, analgesic, expectorant. Safety: Not for use with children under 10 years old. Use only in 1 % dilution. Do not use on damaged skin. Do not use during pregnancy.

 Palmarosa: Cymbopogon martini var. motia. Antimicrobial, analgesic, antifungal, cooling, immunostimulant, skin healing, anxiety. Safety: Do not use higher than 6% dilution in dermal applications.

 Palo Santo: Bursera graveolens. Anti-infectious, antispasmodic, detox support, headaches, analgesic, anxiety. Safety: Use at no higher than 3% dermal application.

 Patchouli: Pogostemon cablin.  Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, anxiety, cooling, immunostimulant, skin healing, depression, musculoskeletal. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Peppermint: Mentha x piperta. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, digestive, anti-fungal, antioxidant, antispasmodic, cooling, decongestant, expectorant, immunostimulant, detoxifying, fatigue,. Safety: Not for children under 5 years old.

 Petitgrain: Citrus aurantium var. amara. Analgesic, sedative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Pinon Pine: Pinus edulis. Antimicrobial, antibacterial,  anti-spasmodic, antiviral, anti-fungal, cold, flu. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 Plai: Zingiber cassumunar. Digestive, analgesic, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, cooling, antiinflammatiry. Safety: No safety issues.

 Ponderosa Pine: Pinus ponderosa. Anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antiviral. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 Ravintsara: Cinnamomum camphor act 1,8 cineole. Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, expectorant, headache, shingles, respiratory. Safety: Do not use on children under 10 years old.

 Red Mandarin: Citrus reticulata. Digestive system, antibacterial, antiviral, antispasmodic, expectorant. Safety: 1% dilution for sensitive skin.

 Rhododendron: Rhododendron anthopogon. Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, arthritis. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Rock Rose: Cistus ladanifer. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, wound care, skin healing, decongestant, immunostimulant. Safety: No safety issues.

 Rosalina: Melaleuca ericifolia. Analgesic, antibacterial, antiviral, mucolytic. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Rose Absolute: Rosa x damascenea. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, skin healing, anxiety, stress, emmenagogue, respiratory. Safety: Maximum of 2.5% dilution for dermal use.

 Rosemary: Rosmarinus officinalis ct, 1,8 cineole. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, acne, antifungal, antispasmodic, sedative, increases circulation, decongestant, expectorant, warming, stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue. Safety: Do not apply to children under 10 years old.

 Rosewood: Aniba rosaeodora. Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, skin healing, immunostimulant. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Sandalwood: Santalum album. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antispasmodic, sedative, cooling, decongestant, antiviral. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Saro: Cinnamosma fragrans. Anti-infectious, antibiotic qualities, expectorant, respiratory. Safety: Do not use on children under 10 years of age.

 Scotch Pine: Pinus sylvestris. Sinus conditions, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, arthritis, antibacterial, antiviral. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 Siberian Fir: Abies sibirica. Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, respiratory, sedative, antioxidant, mucolytic, immunostimulant. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 Sitka Spruce: Picea sitchensis. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, sedative. Safety: Do not use during pregnancy, children under 5 years old and those who have epilepsy.

 Spearmint: Metha spicata. Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, astringent, decongestant, expectorant, immunostimulant. Safety: No major safety concerns.

 Spike Lavender: Lavandula latifolia. Analgesic, antibacterial, arthritis, expectorant, antifungal, headache, stress and fatigue. Safety: Do not use during pregnancy.

 Spikenard: Nardostachys jatamansi. Sedative, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, warming, anxiety. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Sugandha Kokila: Cinnamomum glaucescens. Respiratory, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, arthritis, headaches, insomnia.  Safety: Dermal use to 3%.

 Tarragon: Artemisia dracunculus. Antispasmodic, decongestant, warming, analgesic, nausea, respiratory. Safety: Use only for acute injuries in dermal application. Do not use in pregnancy or breastfeeding.

 Tea Tree: Melaleuca alternifolia. Antimicrobial, lice, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antispasmodic, antiviral, decongestant, expectorant, immunostimulant, immune stimulant, acne. Safety: Possible skin irritation for those with sensitive skin.

 Thyme ct. linalool: Thymus vulgaris ct. linalool. Antimicrobial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, stress, immunostimulant, anti-fungal, antiseptic. Safety: No safety concerns for this chemotype.

 Thyme ct. thymol: Thymus vulgaris ct. thymol. Antimicrobial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidant, immunostimulant, anti-infectious. Safety: Use with only 1% dilution.

 Tulsi: Ocimum sanctum ct eugenol. Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, arthritis, antiviral, adaptogen. Safety: Use in very low dilution. Do not use directly in bath. Not to be used in an inhaler. Do not use in children under 10. Do not use if you are on anticoagulant.

 Tumeric: Curcuma longa. Anti-inflammatory, cicatrisant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, warming, arthritis, digestive. Safety: Possible skin irritation with those with sensitive skin.

 Vetiver: Chrysopogon zizanioides. Anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, cooling, skin healing, immunostimulant, arthritis, skin healing. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Vitex: Vitex agnus castus. Hormonal balancing. Too much estrogen. Works with endocrine system. Normalizes progesterone levels. PMS symptoms, depression, decongestant. Safety: Do not use while pregnant or trying to become pregnant.

 White Fir: Abies concolor. Analgesic, arthritis, sedative, anti-inflammatory. Safety:  Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 White Pine: Pinus strobus. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD.

 White Spruce: Picea glauca. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, sedative, antioxidant, arthritis, respiratory. Safety: Caution with those who have asthma or COPD. Do not use while pregnant, children under 5 years old, and people with epilepsy.

 Wintergreen: Gaultheria franrantissima wall. Analgesic, antispasmodic, astringent, decongestant, diuretic. Safety: Use only for a small time and in small dilutions. Do not take if using anti-coagulant medication, having major surgery, pregnant, breastfeeding, bleeding disorders. Dermal use at 2%.

 Xanthoxylum: Zanthoxylum armatum. Analgesic, anti-infectious, anti-spasmodic, allergies, calming, digestive, allergies, antibacterial. Safety: No safety concerns.

 Yarrow: Achillea millefolium. Anti-inflammatory, colds and flu. Safety: Caution with pregnancy and children under 10.

 Ylang Ylang: Cananga odorata var. genuina. Analgesic, sedative, cooling, hypotensive, skin healing, anxiety, depression and insomnia, stress. Safety: Do not use on inflamed skin, or dermatitis. Large quantities cause headaches and nausea.

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