Lavender is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils. Historically, it has been known as a cure-all and its reputation has lasted for thousands of years.
Therapeutic properties related to skin care: antiseptic, cytophylactic (stimulates the growth of healthy new skin cells). Soothing, calming and relaxing, lavender is used extensively in skin care and perfumery.
Myrrh and its healing reputation dates back more than 4000 years. Ancient Greek warriors carried myrrh into battle for psychic protection and first aid. Therapeutic properties related to skin care: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and fungicidal just to name a few; it is excellent in skin care and is especially recommended for use in hand creams and for inflamed skin conditions. Calming and soothing it is good for all stress-related conditions and anxiety.
Patchouli has been considered the “hippy oil” as it was much used in the 60’s and 70’s. Historically, it has been used extensively in perfumes throughout time.
Therapeutic properties related to skin care: anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antiseptic and astringent. Excellent, in skin care, patchouli heals inflammation, dermatitis, sores, eczema and other skin conditions, and is particularly suited to mature and oily skin. Also is helpful for the regeneration of healthy new skin cells.
Tangerine (mandarin)is considered one of the safest essential oils and is particularly recommended for children. Overall it is uplifting, cheering and soothing.
Therapeutic property related to skin care: antiseptic. It is a pleasant addition for massage oils and mood perfumes, bringing about a light, gentle, calming note.