Essential oils have been used from time immemorial having been found in pyramid tombs, amongst the ancient Vedic texts, in Ayurveda, from the mystical to the mundane oils have been a part of mankind's evolution.
Our Essential Oils are sourced from small artisan farmers using wild-crafted and
organic farming methods from around the world.
Cedar is calming, relaxing and restorative helping one to recover from tiredness while also stimulating sexual lethargy. Cedar helps with allergies and is a great lymphatic and venous decongestant.
Ginger is a "hot" oil containing a gentle fire. It is said to help one grow wealthy if one puts a drop or two on one's money preventing one from burning through money.
It is used by Ayurvedic physicians to cure impotency and to prevent premature
It has long been known in India where in Ayurveda it is used to calm many different stomach maladies including: stomache ache, dispepsia, colic, spasms, diarrhea, flatulence and improves appetite. It has also been used in India to combat malaria and yellow fever. It is further used there to dissolve kidney stones.
Ginger is known to be very strong and therefore should be used very sparingly and never
neat. It is normally blended in carrier oils and blends well with lemon, eucalyptus, rosemary, patchouli, geranium, frankincense, cedarwood, bergamot, neroli, ylang-ylang and
Impotence and frigidity are alleviated by nutmeg essential oil which comes from the distillation of the nutmeg seed itself (the shell of the nutmeg is where mace is derived). It stimulates the circulation and can be used in massage and should always be blended with a carrier oil. Recipes are on the following pages under DIY.
Nutmeg also is used in cosmetics and facial treatments as it is an antibacterial; and is used in soaps as well. At Christmas it is often used as a flavoring in many dishes, in India it is known as Jaiphal in Hindi.
Nutmeg is very useful in treating joint and nerve pain and is considered an excellent sedative. In Chinese medicine it is used to treat arthritis, lumbago and rheumatism.
It is used to stimulate not only the mind but blood circulation and has been used in China for helping alleviate menstrual symptoms where it is also used to calm the stomach in extremely low doses - 1 drop in 30 ml. It is said that while stimulating the mind, it also provides excellent dreams and in both the Greek and Roman civilizations it was used for concentration and improving overall efficiency at study and work.
Nutmeg is an important ingredient in many cough syrups where it relieves congestion and
cold symptoms. It is also believed that when diluted heavily in a massage oil it can be used to relive the symptoms of asthma.
It is said to dissolve the uric acid which leads to both gout and kidney stones by
Vetiver - Vetiveria zinzinoides - Sri Lanka
Known as the oil of "Tranquility."
This oil has an aphrodisiac effect and can often be found blended into expensive colognes, sorbets, and various beverages. It also enhances the libido and arouses feelings of sexual desire. It is considered a remedy for most sexual disorders like frigidity, lack of libido, and impotence. Certain components of this oil stimulate portions of the brain such as the amygdala and pineal gland, the master hormone gland which in turn gets to work sending messengers to other parts of the body it is believed by Ayurvedic physicians.
It is believed to provide patients with relief from
insomnia, it speeds up the eradication of scars on the skin, provides relief from inflammation. It is interesting to note that Mother Nature provides the remedies for the ailments directly
in the same locations. In very hot climates like Sri Lanka the dangers of infection from bacteria spreading are much greater due to the heat and damp - but in her wisdom Mother Nature has
provided her cure in exactly the same location.
Ylang Ylang - Cananga Odorata - Madagascar
The oil of "Sensuality." Used in some of the world's most expensive perfumes from
Givenchy to Cacharel's Anais Anais, both Estee Lauder's and Tom Ford's "private collections," Annick Goutal's Songe which includes Jasmine, another aphrodisiac as well as many
Qualities present in our organic Ylang Ylang include antidepressant,
antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine and sedative.
Ylang ylang is often used as a lower note in blending perfumes as it has a long-lasting fragrance, one which holds the nose after the higher notes of a beautiful fragrance like Neroli have lost
their power due to their high volatility. Ylang ylang has its own sweet and delicate fragrance. Ylang ylang is known to, like Neroli, uplift the mood and drive away anxiety, stress and
depression. It is also known to be very beneficial for those recovering from nervous breakdowns, trauma, shock or accidents.
Ylang ylang also offers relief for those suffering from seborrhoeic eczema. This is a horrible disease that is caused due to malfunctioning sebaceous glands. This disorder results in irregular sebum production and the consequent infection of the epidermal cells. It looks very unattractive and painful, since the white or pale yellow skin, whether it’s dry or greasy, starts peeling off. This occurs on the scalp, cheeks, eyebrows and wherever else hair follicles are found. Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil can be beneficial in healing this inflammatory situation and reducing the skin irritation and redness by regularizing sebum production and treating the infection itself.
As an antiseptic it inhibits microbial growth and disinfects wounds. Ylang ylang also is known to speed the healing of wounds.
As a hypotensive, ylang ylang essential oil can be an easy and natural solution for the epidemic of high blood pressure effecting us. It has no adverse side effects on health, if taken in prescribed quantities and is a very effective agent reducing blood pressure without the side effects which are the result of drugs. As a nervine, Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil is a health booster for our nervous system. It strengthens the nervous system and repairs any damage it may have suffered. Furthermore, it also reduces stress on the nerves and protects them from developing a number of nervous disorders.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil also provides great relief from stress and anxiety, calming and relaxing nervous afflictions, stress and anger inducing a relaxed feeling. It is an excellent
Blends well with bergamot, sandalwood, grapefruit, lavender and neroli.