patience bath & body
rosemary essential oil
The botanical name for Rosemary is Rosmarinus officinalis.
Rosemary essential oil is extracted from the flowering tips or from the needle shaped leaves.
Historically Rosemary is one of the earliest plants to be used in medicine, cooking and religious ceremonies. Rosemary has a strong antiseptic action and it is renowned for its stimulating properties – both for the mind and the body – making it an excellent oil for lethargy and sluggishness. Rosemary has warming and analgesic qualities, and is often used in blends to help relieve over-worked and stiff muscles.
ginger essential oil
The botanical name for Ginger is Zingiber officinalis.
Ginger essential oil is extracted from the root of the plant.
Ginger essential oil is wonderfully warming and stimulating. It is used in aromatherapy for muscular aches and fatigue, rheumatism and arthritis. It is a wonderful oil for relief from colds and catarrh and can be helpful for nausea.
juniper berry essential oil
The botanical name Juniper berry is Juniperus communis.
Juniper berry essential oil is extracted from the berries of this small tree.
Historically this oil has been used to protect from infection.This oil is renowned for its purifying and detoxifying properties and is highly antiseptic. It is used in aromatherapy for its cleansing properties – the effects of this are valuble for both mind and body and it is a good oil to help clear one’s head.
lavender essential oil
The botanical name for Lavender is Lavandula Angustifolia.
Lavender essential oil is extracted from the flowers of the plant.
This essential oil is good for so many things – it is soothing, calming and balancing for both the skin and the emotions. This oil is renowned for its relaxing properties and is used widely used as an analgesic and an antiseptic. Lavender essential oil also blends well with other essential oils, creating synergy within the blends and making it a popular essential oil with aromatherapists.