-Blue Tansy Essential Oil-
It is also known as True Moroccan Chamomile. Another variety grown in Morocco, Ormensis multicaulis, is correctly called Wild Moroccan Chamomile, but it does not have the distinctive blue color of the other chamomiles. Blue Tansy, contains the active terpene azulene which makes the oil a royal blue in color.
Aromatic Notes: a middle note with a medium aroma, Blue Tansy has a surprisingly sweet scent.
Essential Oil Effects: uplifting, calming and refreshing. Topically it provides anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine and soothing benefits. The azulene terpene that makes the oil blue is uniquely responsible for the topical effects.
-Geranium Essential Oil-
Geranium plants originated in South Africa, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries in the 17th century. There are over 200 species of geranium, of which some are scented and some not.
In African bush medicine, it was believed to have may healing benefits. The medicine men in Sotho and Zulu tribes created a paste from crushed leaves to treat wounds.
Aromatic Notes: a middle note with a strong aroma, this Geranium has a scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, carrying some subtle notes similar to Rose.
Essential Oil Effects: calming, and balancing. Topically it provides anti-bacterial and balancing effects on the skin sebum levels which helps regulate moisture, oil product and cell renewal. Eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis can see some relief from this oil.
-German Chamomile Essential Oil-
With over 2,000 years of documented medical use, it has been used across many cultures for various healing and general benefits.
Egyptians are known to have used it in skin care preparations, incense, good-luck charms and medicine, and were so impressed with its wide range of curative properties, they dedicated it to their sun god Ra
In Europe during the Middle Ages it was used as a strewing herb (herbs scattered on floors to release pleasant aromas and keep bugs/pests away)
Aromatic Notes: a medium middle note, it has a soft, woody fragrance similar to that of Moroccan Chamomile, with a bittersweet note. It does not have the fragrance of apples that other chamomiles sometimes have.
Essential Oil Effects: soothing, calming, promotes peace and forgiveness.
Topically, it has properties that aid in relieving skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.