Aura Cacia Essential Oils
Please use caution when using essential oils. Always be sure to dilute properly. Please consult with your care provider if you are pregnant, nursing, or using medication.
Essential Oils Listed Alphabetically:
Anise Seed: produces a licorice-like aroma that inspires euphoria, exhilaration, and elation. *Dilute properly. Use Caution.
*Anise oil contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens, warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve.
Balsam Fir Needle: evokes images of mountainside fir forests and holiday festivities, balsam fir essential oil opens breathing, invigorates and lifts the spirit. Often used as an alternative for eucalyptus, Aura Cacia's Balsam Fir Needle oil helps respiratory issues, fighting germs.
Bergamot (Bergaptene-free): The fresh, fruity scent of bergamot is a key ingredient in classic colognes and in known to brighten moods and aid in brightening spirits with its light and citrus zest. Bergamot’s cleansing properties complement tea tree’s purifying actions while moderating its medicinal aroma. Bergaptene-free bergamot has been re-distilled to remove most of the constituents that can accelerate sunburn.
Cassia Bark: a close relative to cinnamon cassia bark has a sweet and spicy aroma, and definitely has energizing, warming and euphoric applications. Oils in this family tend to be hot oils and should be properly diluted and tested for sensitivity before applying topically and used practicing proper essential oil safety.
Cinnamon Leaf: Has a warm-spicy top note and is refreshing, vitalizing and warming.
Oils in this family tend to be hot oils and should be properly diluted and tested for sensitivity before applying topically and used practicing proper essential oil safety.
Citronella Java: Consisting of a fresh, lemon-like and grass scent, this oil is often used in outdoor sprays. It is also helpful to help treat and heal blemished skin, but be sure to dilute properly with a carrier oil to prevent skin irritation.
Clary Sage: Used as a key ingredient in many skin care products, this oil balances helps balance emotions and is very uplifting. Top notes of clary sage are sweet, soothing, with a wine-like nuance. Provides euphoric and centering aromatherapy. Dilute properly. Avoid use while pregnant.
Clove Bud: Has a warm spicy-sweet scent with an uplifting benefit. Dilute properly! Clove bud oil is very irritating and should not be used neat. Use caution.
Eucalyptus: Commonly used in salves and cold care products, this oil has a fresh and powerful almost minty scent. Dilute properly.
Frankincense: Is a very flexible oil used in many blends, but especially used in incense, perfumery, and for aging skin for many years. It is characterized by it's sweet balsamic aroma. Dilute properly.
Geranium: With a sweet floral aroma, this oil is used in many skin and hair care products for it's balancing benefits and it's scent. It's also a natural bug repellant.
Ginger: has a fresh, woody, heavy, and sweet almost balsamic-floral aroma and is commonly used to help symptoms of nausea and occasional indigestion. Use with a carrier oil to make a warming massage oil. Dilute properly.
Grapefruit: consists of a very uplifting, invigorating, and motivating scent. It's citrus aromatic notes also pair well in skin care to reduce the appearance of blemishes and promote clear, healthy-looking skin.
Jasmine Absolute (in jojoba oil): Jasmine's heady, richly floral, sensual scent makes it an ideal oil for intimate massage. This oil is diluted in jojoba oil, so it's ready to use!
Lavender: The most well known and sought after oil in aromatherapy for it's many therapeutic benefits: calming, relaxing, refreshing, toning and cleansing. Lavender has a sweet, fruity, and floral aroma with a woodsy undertone.
Lemon: A versatile oil, lemon's cleansing, invigorating, and purifying properties can be used to purify the air and also as a non-toxic cleaner throughout the home. Aromatherapy benefits include uplifting, refreshing, refreshing and energizing. Lemon oil has the scent of a fresh lemon peel.
Lemongrass: With a grassy and lemon-like aroma, lemongrass is effective as a cleanser and used as an astringent in skin care products.
Lime: Uplifting, antiseptic, and detoxing, lime oil is perfect for combating depression, exhaustion, pain, inflammation, and sore throat. Can be used in a diffuser for mental clarity and memory. Lime oil has the aroma of a fresh lime peel.
Myrrh: Myrrh has been used for thousands of years. Diffused, it promotes centering and emotional well-being. Used topically with a carrier oil, it benefits skin, leaving it smooth and more youthful feeling. It's aroma is woodsy, slightly sweet almost medicinal, and herbaceous.
Patchouli: Patchouli oil has been used in perfume and incense for centuries and is one of the better known essential oils. When diffused, it promoted emotional grounding and balancing. Used on skin, it reduces the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes. It provides an herbaceous, camphoraceous aroma.
Peppermint: Peppermint is a natural bug repellant and helps with clearer breathing. It's scent notes are those of clean and strong mint.
Rosemary: When diffused, rosemary helps maintain focus and concentration. It also has purifying properties. Rosemary has a very herbaceous and fresh and minty scent.
Sandalwood (in jojoba oil): Sandalwood has a strong woods and earthy scent. Known for it's inspiring and and elevating notes, this spiritual oil is sacred in many traditions. Place a single drop on the forehead for emotional stability and insight. Diluted with jojoba oil, this oil is ready to use!
Spearmint: Comparable to a mellow peppermint, this oil can be used similarly to peppermint. It's clean and refreshing scent provides uplifting and focusing aromatherapy benefits.
Tea Tree: Commonly also known as melaleuca essential oil, tea tree oil has purifying properties that make it a terrific alternative to chemical-based cleaners and purifiers. It can be used as protection from environmental threats. When diffused, it cleanses the air. Can be used to cleanse the skin. Tea tree oil has a spicy-medicinal aroma.
Vetiver: Vetiver has a deep and rich woodsy smoke aroma that has been used in perfumes for centuries. It centers and grounds emotions, making it ideal to use in massages. Assists with focus and concentration when diffused.
Wild Marjoram: This oil brings feelings of calm and happiness when diffused. Wild Marjoram has a warm herbaceous and woody aroma. Rub it on a child's feet before a nap or bedtime. Rub on the back of neck to reduce the feeling of stress.
Ylang Ylang: Has a sweet, spicy, and rich aroma. Ylang Ylang has an uplifting and de-stressing effect. Drop some in your epsom salts before a warm bath. Add some to a hair conditioning treatment for it's protective and nourishing properties.
Jasmine Absolute: Jasmine's heady, richly floral, sensual scent makes it an ideal oil for intimate massage.
Oregano (Organic): Strong skin irritant. Best if used for diffusing for it's purifying properties. Has a spicy medicinal aroma. Can add lemon oil to sweeten the scent.
Roman Chamomile: Used for it's calming benefits, this oil can be added to distilled water for a calming mist, or add it to a relaxing bath. Roman chamomile has a sweet, almost apple-like, floral scent. Calming benefits can be felt on the skin and in the mind.