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Category: Ingredients: Essential Oils

  1. Rosemary Essential Oil

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    INCI name: Rosmarinus officinalis

     

    Rosemary essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the flowering tops of the rosemary herb. It is cultivated in France, Spain, Portugal, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Britain, California, Russia, Morocco, China and the Balkans. The essential oil is produced mainly in France, Spain and Tunisia.

     

    Rosemary essential oil has a minty-woody fragrance and blends well with herbal, woody, citrus and spice essential oils. It is antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, fungicidal, insecticidal, stimulating and toning.

     

    In skin care preparations Rosemary essential oil is used for acne, eczema, dermatitis, dandruff, promoting hair growth, oily hair, seborrhoea, scabies, head lice and as an insect repellent.

     

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  2. Scotch Pine Essential Oil

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    INCI name: Pinus sylvestris

     

    Scotch Pine essential oil is extracted by dry distillation from the needles of the Scotch Pine tree. It is cultivated in the USA, Europe, Russia, the Baltic states and Scandinavia


    Scotch Pine essential has a penetrating, woody-camphor fragrance, and blends well with woody, herbal and citrus essential oils. It is antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, deodorising, diuretic and insecticidal.

    In skin care preparations it is used for cuts, sores, lice, scabies and in deodorants.

     

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  3. Sweet Orange Essential Oil

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    INCI name: Citrus sinensis


    The essential oil is extracted by cold-pressing the fresh, ripe outer peel. Sweet Orange essential oil is cultivated and extracted in Israel, Brazil, Cyprus, the Meditteranean and the USA.

    It has a fruity, fresh citrus aroma and blends well with other citrus oils as well as spice essential oils. Sweet orange essential oil is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, fungicidal and toning.

    In skin care preparations it is used for dull, congested, oily skin.


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  4. Peppermint Essential Oil

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    INCI name: Mentha piperita

     

    Peppermint essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the flowering herb. It is cultivated globally.

     

    Peppermint essential oil has a clear, penetrating mint fragrance and blends well with herbal and menthol-type essential oils. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent.

     

    In skin care preparations it is used for acne, dental products and dermatitis.

     

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  5. Lime Essential Oil

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    INCI name: Citrus Aurantifolia


    Essential oil of lime is extracted by cold-pressing the peel of the unripened fruit, and steam distillation of the crushed whole ripe fruit. It is cultivated mostly in Florida, Cuba, Mexico and Italy.

    Lime essential oil has a sharp, citrus aroma and blends well with floral and citrus essential oils. It is antiseptic, bactericidal and toning.

    In skin care preparations it is used for acne and boils, anaemia, chilblains and corns, cuts, brittle nails, cuts, herpes, insect bites, mouth ulcers, warts, spots and oily skin.

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