Tag: diffusion

Essential Oils

Ylang Ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata)

Sources:  Madagascar, Indonesia, Phillipines Extraction: Steam distilled Note: Middle, Base Scent: Sweet, floral Key points: Use “Extra” or “Complete” for aromatherapy Useful for depression, stress and anxiety Too much can cause headaches, and can be euphoric Properties:  antidepressant, antiseptic, sedative, aphrodisiac, antibacterial, expectorant Uses: Aphrodisiac, depression, stress, anxiety, insomnia, balances …
Essential Oils

Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens)

Sources: Europe, Egypt Extraction: Steam distilled Note: Middle Scent: Floral, sweet Key points:  In diffusion, primarily useful for emotional benefits Properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, insecticide, sedative Uses:  Depression, stress, anxiety, PMS, insect repellent, balance emotions Cautions:  Avoid if pregnant (Lawless).  May cause skin irritation in sensitive individuals.