Cedarwood* (Cedrus atlantica) – Antifungal, anti-infectious, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, sedative, insect repellant * Use with caution during pregnancy
Chamomile, Roman (Anthemis nobilis) – Anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antispasmodic * Can cause irritation for VERY sensitive skin—very rare
Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) – Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorizing, insecticidal * Use caution during pregnancy, do not directly inhale, can irritate sensitive skin
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) – Anticonvulsive, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, nerve tonic, sedative, soothing, tonic, warming *Use with caution during pregnancy, NOT for babies, do not use before/after drinking alcohol
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) – Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiparasitic, strong antiseptic, antiviral, disinfectant, immune-stimulant * Use with caution during pregnancy, may irritate sensitive skin, HOT oil- use proper dilution
Ginger (Zingiber officianle) – Antiseptic, laxative, stimulant, tonic, warming * Avoid direct sunlight for 3-6 hours after topical application.
Grapefruit (Citrus x paradissi) – Antidepressant, antiseptic, disinfectant, diuretic, stimulant, tonic * Avoid direct sunlight or UV light for 12 hours after application. May irritate very sensitive skin.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) – Anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, stimulant, laxative, tonic * Not for use when you have epilepsy. Use with caution during pregnancy. Only use in careful/proper dilution.
Orange* – sweet (Citrus sinensis) – Anticancer, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, digestive, sedative, tonic * Avoid direct sunlight or UV light for 12 hours after topical use.
Oregano (Origanum compactum, CT Carvacrol) – Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, antispasmodic, immune stimulant * HOT oil – use in proper dilution, not for children under 2. Can cause extreme skin irritation.
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) – Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiviral, invigorating * Do not use for children under 2. Use with caution if you have high blood pressure. Use with caution during pregnancy & while breastfeeding.
Pine-Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Diuretic, Energizing, Antiseptic, Decongestant, Antioxidant, Anti-Allergen, Anti-Microbial, Antitumor * Can cause skin irritation in some people. Perform a small patch test before using topically.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis, CT 1,8 Cineol) – Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-catarrhal, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, expectorant * Avoid during pregnancy. Not for people with epilepsy. Avoid if you have high blood pressure.
Sage (Salvia officinalis) – Antibacterial, anti-mutagenic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, decongestant, diuretic, disinfectant, contains estriol (estrogen like properties) * Avoid during pregnancy. Not for use if you have epilepsy or high blood pressure. Not for children.
Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) – Antiseptic, antispasmodic, calming, grounding, immune stimulant, warming, sedative, stimulant * Use with caution during pregnancy
Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) – Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, disinfectant, diuretic, stimulant (bone), warming * Avoid during pregnancy. Not for people with epilepsy. Some people are very allergic to methyl salicylate – test small area for skin allergies before using!