-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.