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May Chang Essential Oil

For many years May chang essential oil was listed by most aromatherapy suppliers under its botanical name of Litsea cubeba, but more recently the name of May chang is being used . . .

Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot essential oil is cold-expressed from the rind of fruit and has a wide range of therapeutic benefits. Learn more about its history and how to use it . . .

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass essential oil is derived from a plant used for countless centuries throughout Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and India in folk medicine and cuisine

Grapefruit Essential Oil

Grapefruit essential oil is one of the most popular citrus oils in aromatherapy, with a fresh and tangy fragrance that never fails to bring a welcome boost to the senses . . .

Patchouli Essential Oil

Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin) is unmistakable, and for those of a certain generation its sweet earthy aroma will often trigger happy memories of the 1960’s and early 1970’s . . .

Cedarwood Virginian Essential Oil

Cedarwood Virginian essential oil is known botanically as Juniperus virginiana, and strictly speaking this species is not considered a true cedar. As the botanical name would suggest, it is actually part of the genus Juniper, which belongs to the Cupressaceae family. There are several ‘cedarwood’ essential oils extracted from trees of the Cupressaceae family and […]

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh essential oil is obtained from an oleo-gum resin, and it has a wide range of therapeutic benefits. Learn about its history, properties and how to use it in aromatherapy . . .

Bitter Orange Essential Oil

Bitter Orange essential oil is not as well known as it’s ‘sweet’ relation – discover the differences, its history, therapeutic benefits, and how to use it in aromatherapy . . .

Elemi Essential Oil

Elemi is a fragrant oleoresin obtained from the trunk of Canarium luzonicum trees, and elemi essential oil is then extracted from this oleoresin. Learn about its history, properties and uses . . .

Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil

Cinnamon is an ancient aromatic medicine that has been used for thousands of years. Discover its history, properties and the many uses of cinnamon leaf essential oil in aromatherapy . . .

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