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-Ginger Essential Oil-
The origin of ginger is believed to be Southern Asia. Ginger has been part of Chinese traditional medicine for around 3,000 years, and is mentioned in the oldest currently-known pharmacological record in China, Emperor Shen Nung’s Pen-ts’ao Ching (Canon of Herbs), which was written around 2,700 BCE.
Eventually, ginger found its way from India to Gaza and Alexandria by way of the Red Sea; from there it was traded to the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans who used it extensively regardless of it being heavily taxed.
After being introduced to England in the early 11th century ginger became the second most popular spice after black pepper, and remained so for over a hundred years.
Aromatic Notes: a middle note with a medium aroma, it has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper.
Essential Oil Effects: warming, clearing, and comforting. In Ayurvedic medicine, Ginger Oil has traditionally been believed to soothe emotional difficulties such as nervousness, sadness, low self-confidence, and a lack of enthusiasm.
Topically, it has a warming sensation which stimulates the skin and help improve poor circulation It also can easing muscle strains, backache, arthritis and rheumatism. Its antioxidant properties are known to have a protective effect on the skin, inhibiting the signs of skin damage and aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines. Its stimulating properties make it an ideal ingredient in revitalizing moisturizers that restore color and radiance to a dull complexion.
-Lime Essential Oil-
The lime was introduced throughout the world through migration and trade. Origins are in the tropical regions of Asia but it was brought to The Middle East and the Mediterranean region via the spice trade routes around 1200 years ago.
Aromatic Notes: a top note with a medium aroma, this particular Lime has a dryer camphoraceous note because of the chemical constituents in younger limes.
Essential Oil Effects: energizing, uplifting, and refreshing.
Topically it has an energizing and astringent effect on the skin. We specifically use a steam distilled Organic Lime Essential Oil which is not phototoxic and is safer for skin/topical use.
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-South African Rose-Geranium Essential Oil-
The plant originated in South Africa then spread to Madagascar, Egypt & Morocco. In native Africa its herbal teas were drunk as medicinal beverages. Throughout the centuries people have cultivated the plants around their homes to keep evil spirits at bay. This variety of Rose Geranium is one of the most fragrant species.
Aromatic Notes: a top note with a medium aroma, the scent is typical of geranium but with a rosy floral note.
Essential Oil Effects: provides a smooth uplifting, soothing and renewing effect on the senses. Topically it has astringent, antiseptic antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. There is some evidence that it may help reduce nerve associated pain topically.
-East Indian Sandalwood Essential Oil-
Native to Asia, Australia and the Pacific region. Initially the plant is parasitic, burrowing its roots into nearby trees to gain sustenance for the first seven years, leaving the other to die. It can take thirty to sixty years for a tree to reach full maturity at which time it can be harvested and the oil distilled.
The documented use of Sandalwood goes back 4000 years to India, Egypt, Greece and Rome when many temples and structures were built with it.
Our Sandalwood Essential Oil is sustainably sourced from the Mysore Region through state-sponsored auctions in India where the Sandalwood trees are not endangered.
Aromatic Notes: a base note with oriental and balsamic notes with a soft, sweet, rich, woody aroma.
Essential Oil Effects: calming and helps to instill a sense of inner peace. Stress reducer, helps increase feelings of well-being.
Topically it soothes irritated skin and reduces inflammation. It is a natural relaxant and has mild sedative effects on tight muscles.