Perfume 301

Humanity will be saved through the flower. -Huvenol

Classification of Aromatherapy:

Cosmetic aromatherapy: This therapy utilizes certain essential oils for skin, body, faceand hair cosmetic products. These products are used for theirvarious effects as cleansing, moisturizing, drying and toning. A healthy skin can be obtained by use of essential oils in facial products. On a personal level, cosmetic aromatherapy of full-body or foot bath will be a simple and an effective way tohave an experience. Similarly, few drops of appropriate oil gives a rejuvenating and revitalizing experience.
Massage aromatherapy: The use of grape seed, almond, or jojoba oil-in pure vegetable oils-during massage has been shown to have wonderful effects.This is also known as the healing touch of massage therapy.
Medical aromatherapy: The founder of modern aromatherapy Rene-Maurice Gatte-Fosse has used essential oils to massage patients during surgery, thus utilizing the medical aromatherapy knowledge of the effect of essential oils on promoting and treating clinically diagnosed medical ailments.
Olfactory aromatherapy: Inhalation of essential oils has given rise to olfactory aromatherapy, where simple inhalation has resulted in enhanced emotional wellness, calmness, relaxation or rejuvenation of the human body. The release of stress is welded with pleasurable scents which unlock odor memories. Essential oils are complementary to medical treatment and should never be taken as a replacement for it.
Psycho-aromatherapy: In psycho-aromatherapy, certain states of moods and emotions can be obtained by these oils giving the pleasure of relaxation, invigoration or a pleasant memory. The inhalation of the oils in this therapy is direct though the infusion in the room of a patient. Psycho-aromatherapy and aromacology, both deal with the study and effects of aroma be it natural or synthetic. Psycho-aromatherapy has limited itself with study of natural essential oils.

Essential oils used in aromatherapy: A systemic review- Babar Ali et al.

Essential Oils by Healing Action:

  • Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea): uterine tonic, support during menstruation, antispasmodic, aphrodesiac, skin tonic (controls oil production, helps reduce wrinkles, helps to control acne, helps to clear cellulite), helps to regulate cortisol levels, antimicrobial
  • Eucalyptus (E. globulus): immunostimulant, helps to clear cystitis, affinity for the respiratory system (remedy for sore throat, catarrh, cough, bronchitis) helps with aches and pains, anti-arthritic
  • Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens): helps to clear skin issues such as eczema, remedy for aging skin, anti-fungal, anti-anxiety, antibacterial, antidiabetic, insect repellent, nervine, sedative, helps in cases of endometriosis, calms pain
  • Lavender (Lavandula officinalis): sedative, mental health support, anti-anxiety, antibacterial, antifungal, vulnerary, calms headaches, used for pain management, immunostimulant, support for menstrual issues
  • Lemon (Citrus limon): antiseptic, astringent, detoxifying, clears and brightens skin, immunostimulant, digestive, helps with pain management, antiemetic,decreases nausea, mood lifter
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita): antispasmodic, anti-arthritic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, carminative, anti-fungal, nervine, vasoconstrictor, decongestant, stomachic, remedies headaches, respiratory support
  • Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile): calming nervine, remedies allergies, antiinflammatory, antispasmodic, helps with menstrual disorders, sedative, anti-ulceric, analgesic, vulnerary, affinity for gastrointestinal disorders, combats rheumatic pain, anti-anxiety
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): digestive, liver tonic, regulates blood pressure, eases rheumatic pain, nervine, improves cognitive function, elevates mood, skin tonic, relieves menstrual cramps, promotes hair growth
  • Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia): immune booster, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, insecticidal, respiratory support, aids in respiratory issues (cough, catarrh, bronchitis)
  • Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata): slows heart rate, decreases rapid breathing, remedy for shock, antidepressive, euphoric, anxiolytic, aphrodesiac, anti-stress

Essential oils for common problems:

Conditions

Anxiety

Essential Oils
  • Angelica archangelica Angelica
  • Cistus ladaniferus Labdanum
  • Citrus aurantum Petitgrain
  • Citrus sinensis Sweet Orange
  • Cymbopagon martinii Palmarosa
  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium
  • Pimpinella anisum Anise seed
  • Pogostemon patchouli Patchouli
  • Valeriana officinalis Valerian

Antibacterial

  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Hedychium gardnerianum Kahili Ginger
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Leptospermum scoparium Manuka
  • Melaleuca alternifolia Tea Tree
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary
  • Salvia sclarea Clary Sage
  • Zingiber officinalis Ginger

Antioxidant

  • Citrus limon Lemon
  • Cupressus sempervirens Cyprus
  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Leptospermum scoparium Manuka
  • Nigella sativa Black Seed

Burnout

  • Helichrysum angustifolium Everlasting
  • Mentha piperita Peppermint
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil

Focus

  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Mentha piperita Peppermint
  • Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary

Facing Challenges

  • Angelica archangelica Angelica
  • Cistus ladaniferus Labdanum
  • Citrus aurantum Petitgrain
  • Citrus sinensis Sweet Orange
  • Cymbopagon martinii Palmarosa
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium
  • Pogostemon patchouli Patchouli
  • Valeriana officinalis Valerian

Fatigue

  • Angelica archangelica Angelica (nervous)
  • Cistas ladaniferus Labdanum
  • Citrus aurantium Neroli (chronic)
  • Citrus paradisi Grapefruit (exhaustion)
  • Coriandrum sativa Coriander (mental)
  • Cymopogon nardus Citronella
  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus (chronic)
  • Juniperus communis Juniper
  • Mentha spicata Spearmint (mental)
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium (nervous)
  • Pinus sylvestris Scots Pine
  • Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary
  • Salvia sclarea Clary Sage (nervous)
  • Zingiber officinalis Ginger

Fungal Infections

  •  Aloysia citrodora Lemon Verbena
  • Angelica archangelica Angelica
  • Artemesia absinthium Wormwood
  • Brassica nigra Black Mustard
  • Cuminum cyminum Cumin
  • Cymbopagon nardus Citronella
  • Melaleuca alternifolia Tea Tree
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Tanacetum vulgare Tansy

Hormones

  • Citrus aurantium Neroli
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium

Immune System

  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender

Inflammation

  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Melaleuca alternifolia Tea Tree
  • Zingiber officinalis Ginger

Insect Repellent

  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavander
  • Nepeta cataria Catnip

Insomnia

  • Angelica archangelica Angelica
  • Cananga odorata Ylang Ylang
  • Chamaemelum nobile Roman Chamomile
  • Citrus aurantum Neroli
  • Citrus ladniferus Labdanum
  • Citrus bergamia Bergamot
  • Citrus limon Lemon
  • Citrus reticulata Mandarin
  • Citrus sinensis Sweet Orange
  • Cuminum cyminum Cumin
  • Juniperus communis Juniper berry
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm
  • Myrtus communis Myrtle
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Pimpinella anisum Anise seed
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara
  • Thymus vulgaris Thyme
  • Valariana officinalis Valerian

Memory Loss

  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Mentha piperita Peppermint
  • Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary

Muscle cramps, spasms

  • Boswellia sacra Frankincense
  • Commiphora Myrrh
  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Ferula gummosa Galbanum
  • Leptospermum scoparium Manuka
  • Pimpinella anisum Anise seed
  • Salvia sclarea Clary Sage
  • Valariana officinalis Valerian

Pain

  • Eucalyptus smithii Gully Gum
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Leptospermum scoparium Manuka
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Pimpinella anisum Anise seed
  • Pinus mugo Dwarf Pine
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara
  • Rosmarin officinalis Rosemary
  • Zingiber officinalis Ginger

Respiratory Issues

  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Pimpinella anisum Anise seed
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara

Skin Issues

  • Chamaemelum nobile Roman Chamomile
  • Nigella sativa Black Seed
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara
  • Salvia sclarea Clary Sage

Stress

  • Angelica archangelica Angelica
  • Cistus ladaniferus Labdanum
  • Citrus aurantum Petitgrain
  • Citrus sinensis Sweet Orange
  • Cymbopagon martinii Palmarosa
  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Pelargonium graveolens Geranium
  • Pogostemon patchouli Patchouli
  • Valeriana officinalis Valerian

Stings and Bites

  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Chamaemelum nobile Roman Chamomile

Virus

  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Litsea cubeba May Chang
  • Melaleuca alternifolia Tea Tree
  • Mentha piperita Peppermint
  • Ocimum basilicum Basil
  • Origanum majorana Sweet Marjoram
  • Mentha piperita Peppermint
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara
  • Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary

Wounds

  • Achillea millefolium Yarrow
  • Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
  • Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
  • Lavandula officinalis Lavender
  • Ravensara aromatica Ravensara

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