Description:The most popular citrus oil, Lemon has been used for its flavor, smell and antibacterial properties in cleaners and household products for years. The Spark Naturals Lemon oil is cold pressed and comes from Italy.
Historical Uses:Lemon oil has been used to fight infections, soothe headaches and migraines, improve muscle problems and helps the digestive system. Lemon oil has also been used extensively for its smell, Antibacterial and Antimicrobial properties in cleaning solutions.
-Use aromatically to cleanse the air, and provide a great mood-enhancing environment. -Use topically to clear congested or oily skin and help treat cuts or minor wounds. -Place a few drops on a wet sponge and wipe down counters or surfaces in your home. -Gargle with warm water to clean mouth and aid with cold sores
Blends well With: Citrus Oils, Clary Sage, Geranium, Roman Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Melaleuca or Ylang Ylang
Lemon Essential Oil Application:
(Lemon Oil is phototoxic meaning it reacts to sunlight; avoid sun or UV rays after topical use for at least 6 hours) Can be use Aromatically Can be consumed Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)
In a small bowl mix baking soda and arrowroot or cornstarch, add in the coconut oil and Lemon essential oil and mix well. Transfer mixture to jar or deodorant container, place in fridge for at least 30 minutes to harden. Apply daily as needed.
Lavender Essential Oil- Lavandula angustifolia (also known as Lavandula officinalis or Lavandula vera) is known as "true lavender" and is the most important variety therapeutically. Lavender essential oil is a classic in aromatherapy and is likely the widest-used essential oil to date. Lavender also can be safely used on children.
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowering Tops
Details: All Natural, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Historical Uses:Lavender has historically been used to clean and help heal wounds and burns, to repel insects, to calm and soothe emotions, to recover from minor illness, to address skin complaints, to relieve headaches, and to wash laundry, as well as in perfumery and cooking.
Apply to minor sunburn or acne to promote healing.
Add to a bath to relax, calm, and promote restful sleep.
Apply to insect bites to relieve itching, repel bugs, and help diminish minor swelling.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Geranium, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Peppermint, Lemongrass, Cypress, Marjoram, and Melaleuca.
Description:Eucalyptus has a fresh sharp and very unique smell. It has a water type viscosity and can grow up to 300 feet tall. The tree uses a lot of water to grow and has been planted to help dry up land.
Properties:Antiseptic, Astringent, Deodorant, Diuretic, Sedative and Vasoconstrictor
Historical Uses:Eucalyptus has been used in everything from cough and throat medicines to ointments. This oil has a calming effect and has been known to help breathing and to open air passages.
Use aromatically to improve concentration, relieve respiratory problems and assist with hay fever and headaches. (This oil also may be diffused as an insect repellant) Dilute and gargle to help with sore throat. Use topically to help with muscle aches and congestion.
Blends well With: Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Thyme
Eucalyptus Essential Oil Application:
Can be used aromatically Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)
Blend water and ACV, add eucalyptus oil to the mix. After shampooing hair apply blend to hair and scalp and massage in. Let blend sit in hair for about 2 minutes, rinse with water. Vinegar smell will diminish as hair dries.
Description:Cold Pressed from the peel, Tangerine is closely related to the mandarin orange. Tangerines are harvested around November and Mandarines are harvested around February.
Properties:antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic.
Historical Uses:Soothing to the nervous system and has a tonic effect on the digestive system. it may also help wit flatulence, diarrhea and constipation. People have also used it to help with stretch marks, increased circulation and reducing fluid retention
Possible Uses: Diffuse to create an uplifting citrus aroma. Tangerine can help sooth the nervous system, reduce stress and boost the digestive system. Mix a few drops into your body lotions to help prevent stretch marks when pregnant while increasing circulation and reducing water retention. Blends well With: other citrus oils, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, frankincense and lavender.
Tangerine Essential Oil Application:
**Tangerine oil is phototoxic, avoid sunlight after application for 6 hours to avoid skin irritation and blotching**
Can be used aromatically Can be consumed Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)