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Peace Essential Oils
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
The botanical name for Ylang Ylang is Cananga Odorata.
Ylang Ylang essential oil is extracted from the flowers of a small tropical tree which is found in the Phillippines, Java, Sumatra and Madagascar. The name Ylang Ylang in the local dialect means 'flowers of flowers'.
Ylang Ylang essential oil is widely used in aromatherapy. It is an effective essential oil for anxiety, shock and stress, and is renowned for its relaxing/sedative properties and is often recommended for it's aphrodisiac properties.
Lavender Essential Oil
The botanical name for Lavender is Lavandula Angustifolia.
Lavender essential oil is extracted from the flowers.
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.
Cedarwood Essential Oil
The botanical name for Cedarwood or Red Cedar is Juniperus Virginia.
This essential oil is extracted from the bark of the tree.
Cedarwood is a popular essential oil in aromatherapy as it is used widely for its antiseptic and tonic properties and because of its woody aroma it adds depth to an aromatherapy blend.
Mandarin Essential Oil
The botanical name for Mandarin is Citrus reticulata.
Mandarin essential oil is extracted from the peel/skin of the fruit.
Mandarin essential oil is one of the most popular citrus essential oils, it has a delicate aroma and is a beautiful golden yellow colour. It is a gentle oil and has a stimulating and tonic for the liver and stomach. It has an uplifting and energising fragrance and is often blended with other citrus oils.
Petitgrain Essential Oil
The botanical name for Petigrain Essential Oil is Citrus Aurantium Amara.
Petigrain Essential Oil is extracted from the leaves of the bitter orange tree.
Petigrain has a fresh slightly flowery aroma and is often used in colognes. It has an uplifting and refreshing quality making it a useful oil for depression. It is a comforting oil and is good for anyone who is feeling run down.