Light, clean and swift, Air is certain to lift your spirits and help you glide through the day. The Air element is often associated with mental processes, intellect, and ideas. This blend doubles as a wonderfully gentle mental stimulant.
We all know (and greatly empathize with) the sounds of a baby experiencing its first cold/flu. Luckily, you are not alone in this difficult situation! Essential oils (when carefully administered and chosen) can be very helpful for alleviating symptoms of illness. We also understand the plight of the parent; where every minute counts and you don’t have time to mix up a blend for yourself. So here it is; All Better: the synergy that can help you both out in a tough time (because it works really well for adults, too.).
This blend is a long-standing favourite at The Apothecary. Balance synergy brings together refreshing Lemon, Lime, and Patchouli for grounding emotion, and Lavender and Geranium to relax and soothe the nervous system. This blend brings to mind a symphony, a cohesive and truly harmonic experience.
This cheerful and happy essence is often considered by aromatherapists (and every day users) one of the 'top 10' essential oils to own. Commonly found in Earl Grey tea, this beautifully tangy (and lightly tart) citrus oil is well known for its powerful stress busting properties, as well as its ability to help induce feelings of a calm happiness while dissolving feelings of anxiety and/or sadness.
Does your brain take its sweet time getting switched on in the morning? Or maybe you often hit that wall mid day and your brain just wants to shut on down. Well go ahead and use this energizing and mentally focusing blend to wake you up and keep you keen throughout the day. Pop it in the diffuser and inhale, you ll be able to study, focus and keep your brain active for all those important and mentally straining tasks!
Does your brain take its sweet time getting switched on in the morning? Or maybe you often hit that wall mid-day and your brain just wants to shut on down...Go ahead and use this energizing and mentally focusing blend to wake you up and keep you keen throughout the day.
Being congested is the pits, we know. Whether it’s seasonal allergies, a head cold, or sinusitis; this is the blend for you! Breathe Easy allows you to do just that, with essential oils of Pine and Frankincense to deepen and regulate breathing, Helichrysum to decrease inflammatory responses and help sinus tissue heal, and a touch of Peppermint for a delicate menthol caress in your nostrils. Here’s to breathing with ease.
Candy Cane is a blend of essential oils that are known to be stimulating and energizing while also being detoxing to the tissues. A fun blend with a crisp citrus top with definite minty appeal, this playful blend that will leave you wanting more. An excellent choice for scrubs, and any other applications geared toward purification, as the essential oils are known to be detoxing.
While there are a few types of Cedarwood essential oil available, Cedarwood Atlas is one that seems to be used on a more regular basis. This particular Cedarwood has a lovely sweet, clean scent, with a hint of sap and earth that many find rather enjoyable.
Unlike its sibling, Cinnamon Leaf essential oil has a softer, 'warmer', more leafy and herbal note than Cinnamon Bark. I also find it's not as 'invasive' towards our sense of smell. Cinnamon Leaf shares many properties with Cinnamon Bark, but has the added benefit that it may be used on the skin. That being said, Cinnamon Leaf has quite a few additional benefits.
Clary Sage essential oil is warming, sedative, an excellent nerve tonic, and can induce feelings of mild euphoria in some individuals. It is thought to enhance one's ability to dream. Clary Sage oil is a tonic for one's overall well-being, and is ideal for use on a regular basis in baths or as a perfume. As Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt notes in Advanced Aromatherapy, "Clary Sage impresses with its aroma. When applied to the wrists or temples, it is relaxing in a gentle, effective manner."
Pimples happen to all of us, and we decided to do something about them. This blend is anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and can help your skin heal itself in no time flat! This blend is packed with dermatological heavy-hitters like Geranium and Rosewood for a decrease in congestion and boosted cell regeneration. Not simply designed for breakouts but also for beautiful and healthy skin, this synergy is for everyone, at any age.
Strong, sturdy and nurturing, Earth will be there for you when things start to feel unsteady. Said to embody stability, growth, and patience, this blend will remind you that it's OK to slow down and nurture yourself from time to time. This blend is ideal for grounding and deep meditation.
Eucalyptus Smithii has been tagged by some as the 'lightweight' of the Eucalyptus family, as it shares the basic scent, but is considerably lighter, and ambit sweeter. It's also considered safe for toddlers in small dosages.
Come on, let’s get going! For a break in monotonous thinking, a kick in the pants to get you started, and for a breath of fresh air, reach for Excitemint. Peppermint and Spearmint provide fresh, cooling effects during times of stress, while Lemon boosts energy and enthusiasm, and Rosemary helps bring all this energy to a focal point.
Warm, smoky and lightly spiced with notes of sun filled citrus, Fire will warm you from the inside out! Often used to represent passion, enthusiasm, and ambition, this elemental blend will maintain a positive mindset and keep you moving towards your goals. This blend may assist in warding off feelings of apathy and indifference.
Frankincense has also been revered for its spiritual uses for centuries. It is said to allow the release of our obsessions with both the past and future, as well as easing indecision, connecting to 'The Divine', grounding & centering, diminishing mental chatter, and is a sacred oil that allows the spirit to heal while comforting the heart.
This oil possesses a beautifully bold, thick, sweet and floral scent, with hints of Rose flowing throughout it. However, its enveloping fragrance is just one of the many perks this essential oils contains.
There is a big, beautiful Goddess in all of us that s just waiting for her chance to shine. This absolutely gorgeous blend of hormone balancing, anti-spasmodic and pain-relieving essential oils will support every Goddess in each stage of her cycle. There is even a touch of Rose Otto for emotional support. A couple drops added to carrier oil for abdominal massage is the ideal use for this blend.
There is a big, beautiful Goddess in all of us that s just waiting for her chance to shine. This absolutely gorgeous blend of hormone balancing, anti-spasmodic and pain-relieving essential oils will support every Goddess in each stage of her cycle. There is even a touch of Rose Otto for emotional support.
Smelling Grapefruit essential oil is very much like cutting into a fresh grapefruit! It's deliciously light, tangy and sweet scent is wonderfully inviting. In fact, we have yet to meet anyone who dislikes the smell of this essential oil!
For pain associated with headaches. Also excellent for digestive upset. An anti-spasmodic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and balancing blend. Most effective in the early stages of a headache. Put one or two drops at the base of the skull and at the temples. If possible, and recommended: cover the eyes and lie down quietly for 15-20 minutes breathing deeply. This blend is effective used in a small aromatic inhaler.