Also known as White Thyme, this essential oil has fresh, herbal top notes and sweet, spicy undertones. Its aroma and action are slightly milder than Sweet (Red) Thyme. It is often used in convalescence, to prevent infection and to treat respiratory problems.
Tea Tree is highly antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal, thus an important oil for use in infections, problem skin, colds and flu and boosting the immune system. It is often used in hand washes and skin care.
Spearmint has similar properties to Peppermint, however it only has a trace amount of menthol, so it is kinder on the skin. This makes it an excellent oil to use on the skin for nausea, and digestive problems. It can also relieve indigestion. It is an uplifting oil and great to brighten your mood. Used as an inhalation it can ease sinus problems.
Sandalwood is an exotic and sensual aroma that has a balancing and grounding effect on the emotions. A good anti-inflammatory, useful for soothing aching muscles and headaches. It is also used in skincare and for meditation and spiritual practice, as it has the ability to calm and still the mind.
Myrtle is a pleasant, clear and fresh aroma resembling Eucalyptus but more delicate and less penetrating. With antiseptic and bactericidal properties that have been used for respiratory and urinary infections since the ancient Greeks. It is also known as a traditional herb of protection.
Myrrh is distilled from a resin which has been used since antiquity. It has a sweet, smoky, slightly musky aroma. This oil is soothing, clarifying and grounding. It is a great oil to ease a worried mind and is also used in India as a remedy for infections of the gums and teeth.