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Chamomile (Roman) Essential Oil

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Uses: Calming, good for stress and anxiety, anti­inflammatory good for muscular aches and pains, soothing and healing for the skin Origin: UK Latin name: Anthemis nobilis Note: Middle Extraction: Distilled from flower heads Applications: Inhalation, Massage, Bath Contraindications: Best to avoid during beginning of pregnancy *There are two Chamomile varieties used in Aromatherapy ­ Roman and Blue. The Blue has more anti­inflammatory properties. Maroc (Ormenis multicaulis) it is not a true Chamomile and cannot be considered a replacement.

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Bergamot (FCF) Essential Oil

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Uses: Very uplifting oil, good for depression, anxiety, eczema/psoriasis, cold sores, sluggish digestion. Origin: Italy Latin name: Citrus bergamia Note: Middle Extraction: pression from the rind Applications: Inhalation, Massage, Bath Contraindications: Skin irritant, bergaptene has been removed from this essential oil, which causes sun photo­sensitivity.  

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Benzoin Essential Oil

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Uses: Calms the mind, helps relieve symptoms of coughs, colds, bronchitis and flus, cuts or chapped skin. Origin: India Latin name: Styrax benzoin Note: Base Extraction: Solvent from resin Applications: Widely used as a fragrance fixative. Also can be used in massage, bath and body care products. Cautions: May be an irritant to people with extremely sensitive skin  

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Carrot Seed Essential Oil

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Uses: Cleanses the body, tonic on hormonal concerns, great for skin adding elasticity and toning. Origin: Hungary Latin name: Daucus carota Note: Middle Extraction: Steam distilled from dried seeds Applications: Inhalation, Massage, Bath Contraindications: Best to avoid during pregnancy

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Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

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Uses: Good for acne, eczema, greasy skin (astringent), respiratory conditions asthma, bronchitis, calming good for stress. Cedarwood Origin: Morocco Cedarwood Latin name: Daucus carota Cedarwood Note: Middle Cedarwood Extraction: Distilled from the wood Cedarwood Applications: Inhalation, Massage, Bath Cedarwood Contraindications: Best to avoid during pregnancy, could irritate skin

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Black Pepper Essential Oil

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Uses: Muscular aches and pains, helpful with bruising, stimulates the mind, stimulates the digestive system. Origin: India Latin name: Piper nigrum Note: Middle Extraction: Extraction from peppercorns Applications: Inhalation, Massage Contraindications: Skin irritant, could over stimulate kidneys.

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Camphor (White) Essential Oil

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Uses: Good for infections, muscular aches and pains, calms the digestive system. Origin: China Latin name: Cinnamon camphora Note: Top Extraction: Distilled from wood & branches Applications: Inhalation, Massage Contraindications: White Camphor is said to be less toxic than yellow or brown camphor. Powerful Oil, avoid during pregnancy, epilepsy and asthma

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Basil Essential Oil

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Uses: Headaches, digestive upsets, sharpens the senses, sluggish/congested skin. Origin: India Latin name: Ocimum basilicum Note: Top Extraction: Distillation from flowering herb Applications: Inhalation, Massage Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy, can irritate the skin.

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Aniseed Essential Oil

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Uses: An essential oil suggested for the digestive system, could stimulate a tired mind, muscular aches and pains. Helpful for colds, coughs, and bronchitis. Origin: Spain Latin name: Pimpinella anisum Note: Top Extraction: Distillation from seeds Applications: Inhalation, Massage Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy, can cause dermatitis, best to use in small doses.

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