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.
Description:Grapefruit has a fresh citrus aroma, which is refreshing yet not too sharp. It is rich in antioxidants and a powerful skin ointment. The Spark Naturals Grapefruit oil is cold pressed from the rind.
Properties: Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Disinfectant, Diuretic and Stimulant
Historical Uses:The Grapefruit tree was cultivated in Asia, the West Indies and the Mediterranean in the early 18th century. It was brought to the USA at the beginning of the 20th century. Grapefruit has been a great source of vitamin c and use frequently for its aromatic mood lifting properties.
Grapefruit has a high vitamin C content, which can be valuable to the immune system. Try diluting in liquid or placing a few drops in a gelatin capsules and consume to help fight off cold and flu. Grapefruit has a diuretic property, which may help relieve excess water from the body and may also help in treating cellulite. Diffuse to assist with hangovers, headaches and mental exhaustion.
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:Spearmint is known to help with asthma, congestion and is also a decongestant. The Spark Naturals Spearmint Essential Oil is great for aromatic use. Spearmint has an anti-spasmodic property in helping relax and cool muscles and nerves. It is also a cephalic, meaning that it has a relaxing and cooling effect on the brain, taking away stress and helping to focus.
Properties: Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Emmenagogue, Insecticide, Restorative and Stimulant
Historical Uses:Spearmint has been used for many digestive problems such as flatulence, constipation, nausea and can aid in the relaxation of stomach muscles. Spearmint has smaller amounts of menthol than peppermint and has been used as an alternative to peppermint on younger people and children. Spearmint also has been used to relieve hiccups, it can help with ailments such as migraines, fatigue, stress, asthma and bronchitis. Topically Spearmint may be used to help with acne, dermatitis, congest skin and irritated gums.
Diffuse or add to water and rub on stomach for digestion. Rub a few drops on temples or forehead for headaches. Place a drop or two on tongue to improve alertness.
Blends well With: Basil, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Rosemary
Spearmint Essential Oil Application:
Can be use Aromatically Can be consumed Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)