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Essential Oil Quick Guide

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Looking for the remedy to a problem? Have a particular skin condition? This guide will help you sort out which Essential Oils to use, and which to leave alone. It is broken down into categories, to help you find the things you need to make your life more enjoyable.

Skin

Acne:

Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile*, Geranium, Grapefruit, Everlasting*, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Neroli*, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Ravensara*, Rose*, Rosemary, Petitgrain, Rosewood, Sandalwood*, Tea Tree, Thyme

Aging Skin:

Bergamot, Cypress, Chamomile, Everlasting*, Jasmine*, Juniper, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli*, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Patchouli, Ravensara*, Rosewood, Rosemary, Rose*, Sandalwood*, Ylang Ylang

Dry Skin:

Bergamot, Chamomile*, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Everlasting*, Fennel, Geranium, Jasmine*, Lavender, Neroli*, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosemary, Rose*, Sandalwood*, Thyme, Ylang Ylang

Oily Skin:

Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Geranium, Jasmine*, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Lavender, Neroli*, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Ravensara*, Rose*, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood*, Thyme, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang

Normal/Combination Skin:

 

Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile*, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Rose*, Chamomile*, Geranium, Jasmine*, Mandarin, Neroli*, Orange, Patchouli, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose*, Rosemary, Sandalwood*, Ylang Ylang

Fat and Cellulite:

Basil, Cedarwood, Cypress, Fennel, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Fennel, Grapefruit, Lemon, Pine, Mandarin, Rosemary

Eczema, Dermatitis & Psoriasis:

Bergamot, Chamomile*, Cypress, Cedarwood, Fennel, Geranium, Lavender, Juniper, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose*, Rosemary, Sandalwood*, Tea Tree, Thyme

Varicose Veins:

Cypress, Everlasting*, Lemon, Lavender, Juniper

Herpes & Cold Sores:

Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Chamomile*

Deodorizing:

Bergamot, Cypress, Clary Sage, Lavender, Petitgrain, Lemon, Tea Tree, Patchouli, Peppermint

Hair

Normal Hair:

Lavender, Lemon, Geranium, Chamomile*, Rosemary, Basil, Thyme, Palmarosa, Ylang Ylang

Dry Hair:

Lavender, Rosemary, Geranium, Sandalwood*, Chamomile*, Cedarwood, Clary Sage

Oily Hair:

Lavender, Rosemary, Cypress, Lemon, Basil, Thyme, Cedarwood, Juniper

Dandruff:

Basil, Cypress, Cedarwood, Rosemary, Patchouli, Juniper, Lavender, Mandarin, Thyme, Tea Tree

Hair Loss:

Rosemary, Basil, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Cypress, Cedarwood, Thyme, Juniper, Geranium, Neroli*, Chamomile*, Ylang Ylang

Cradle Cap:

Chamomile*, Lavender

State of Mind

Calming:

Chamomile*, Lavender, Lemon, Rosewood, Patchouli, Neroli*, Sandalwood*, Mandarin, Ravensara, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang.

Relaxing:

Angelica*, Chamomile*, Citronella, Geranium, Jasmine*, Basil, Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Neroli*, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosewood, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang.

The Blues:

Angelica*, Anise, Bergamot, Chamomile*, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Cypress, Everlasting*, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Lavender, Jasmine*, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli*, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Tangerine, Ravensara, Rose*, Rosemary, Sandalwood*, Spearmint, Ylang Ylang

Stress:

Angelica*, Basil, Cypress, Cedarwood, Everlasting*, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Tarragon, Mandarin, Petitgrain, Chamomile*, Patchouli, Palmarosa, Neroli*, Tangerine,Rose* Jasmine*, Ylang Ylang

Refreshing:

Cypress, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Peppermint, Ravensara, Tangerine, Mandarin, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang

Wiped Out:

Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Cinnamon, Lavender, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Neroli*, Orange, Rose*, Mandarin, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Ravensara, Rosemary, Tangerine, Thyme, Tarragon, Lemon, Petitgrain, Eucalyptus, Ylang Ylang

Sexy Scents:

Anise, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Jasmine*, Lemon, Neroli*, Patchouli, Rose*, Rosewood, Sandalwood*, Ylang Ylang

Well Being

Sleeplessness:

Anise, Chamomile*, Basil, Citronella, Clary Sage, Juniper, Jasmine*, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli*, Orange, Ravensara, Rose*, Rosewood, Sandalwood*, Mandarin, Petitgrain, Tangerine

Nausea:

Basil, Chamomile*, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Rose*, Peppermint, Dill, Sandalwood*

Circulation:

Cypress, Ginger, Juniper, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli*, Peppermint, Rosemary, Rose*, Thyme

Memory:

Basil, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Juniper, Rosemary, Thyme, Ylang Ylang

Swelling: 

Chamomile*, Cypress, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Peppermint, Rose*, Juniper, Petitgrain, Ylang Ylang

Women

PMS:

Bergamot, Chamomile*, Cedarwood, Citronella, Cypress, Geranium, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Jasmine*, Juniper, Neroli*, Orange, Pine, Ravensara, Rose*, Sandalwood, Tarragon

Hormone Havoc:

Angelica*, Bergamot, Chamomile*, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Lavender, Ravensara, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Ylang Ylang

Endometriosis: Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ravensara Menopause Angelica*, Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Chamomile*, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Jasmine*, Lavender, Orange, Sandalwood*, Ravensara, Rose*


Hot Flashes: Clary Sage, Chamomile*, Fennel, Geranium, Lavender


Stretch Marks: Lavender, Rosemary, Rosewood, Patchouli, Chamomile*


Pregnancy: Ylang Ylang, Neroli*, Mandarin, Petitgrain, Tangerine, Lavender


Labor and Delivery: Geranium, Lavender, Jasmine*, Neroli*, Rose*, Ylang Ylang


Postpartum: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Patchouli, Ravensara, Rose*


Children Newborns Only Use: Chamomile*, Lavender


2 Months to 5 years Only Use: Chamomile*, Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli*, Dill, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Tangerine, Lemon


5 Years + All of the above plus: Peppermint, Rosemary, Geranium, Petitgrain, Lime Taming the Wild Child Lemon, Lavender, Chamomile*, Mandarin Colic Dill, Chamomile*, Lavender


Properties


Antibacterial: Bergamot, Chamomile*, Cinnamon, Cypress, Everlasting*, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Patchouli, Palmarosa, Pine, Ravensara, Rose*, Sandalwood*, Eucalyptus, Thyme, Basil, Tea Tree


Antiviral: Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Palmarosa, Ravensara, Tea Tree, Thyme, Tarragon


Antifungal: Cedarwood, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Peppermint, Sandalwood*, Thyme, Tea Tree, Basil


Antiseptic: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile*, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine*, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood*, Tea Tree, Thyme, Mandarin, Neroli*, Petitgrain


Anti-Inflammatory: Chamomile*, Citronella, Everlasting*, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Rose*, Patchouli, Spearmint, Peppermint, Sandalwood


Anti-Yeast Growth: Chamomile*, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Geranium, Patchouli, Rosemary, Thyme, Tea Tree


Immune Stimulant: Cinnamon, Everlasting*, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Ravensara*, Rose*, Rosemary, Tea Tree