Essential oils are compounds extracted from plants. Unique aromatic compounds give each essential oil its characteristic essence. Essential oils are obtained through distillation (via steam and/or water) or mechanical methods, such as cold pressing.
Lavender essential oil, Organic
This lavender essential oil is mainly Lavandula Officinalis (lavendula angustifolia). It has a sweet, floral, but a crisp herbal scent. The safest among essential oils and used extensively on babies and children. It is relaxing and soothing and can be helpful in reducing stress and high blood pressure. Many people use lavender to promote a blissful sleep and serenity. Powerful, yet mild antiseptic, it can be used directly on the skin for urgent needs such as bee stings, minor cuts and burns. Lavender essential oil promotes a sense of calm and relaxation and is believed to treat anxiety, depression.
Rose Geranium essential oil, Organic
It is extracted from the leaves and flowers of Pelargonium Graveolens.
This crisp and rosy essential oil stimulates the adrenal cortex and helps to balance the nervous system, while lifting depression and relieving anxiety and has a regulatory effect on the hormonal system, clearing sluggish and oily skin, while assisting with healing. It has a sweet and rosy smell with a mint overtone and is mostly colourless but can have a slight light green colour to it. It is watery in viscosity.
Rosemary essential oil, Organic
Rosemary essential oil has a distinctive woody fragrance, used for centuries for a variety of health and beauty benefits.
This crisp and clean smelling essential oil is great for stimulating the brain, improving memory and mental clarity, while helping with a variety of congested respiratory tract problems, stiff muscles, coldness as well as boosting the liver and gall bladder. It is also used for improving hair and scalp health. Rosemary oil has a clear, powerful refreshing herbal smell.
Cypress essential oil, Organic
Cypress has a fresh, herbaceous, and evergreen aroma which refreshes and restores. It supports the digestive and respiratory systems and is good for oily or troubled skin.
This clear and fresh smelling essential oil is a great boon to use during times of major upheavals and changes in your life, as it restores calm, sooths heightened emotions. It has a positive effect on excess fluids in general, thereby improving circulation, sorting out coughs and bronchitis. It assists with varicose veins and female problems. It has a woody, slightly spicy and refreshing masculine smell.
Thyme essential oil, Organic
The 'White Thyme' used in Wild Shore products does not refer to the colour of the plant it is extracted from. White thyme oil is made by re-distilling red thyme oil. White thyme essential oil contains phenols that have antimicrobial properties, which can inhibit growth of bacteria, fungi, and viruses.