What is an essential oil? It’s a liquid form of useful compounds extracted from various potentially beneficial plants. Essential oils are commonly use in natural and alternative health practices such as aromatherapy and naturopathy. They are also perfect to be used for a body massage or to be added to a diffuser and bath.
Other than natural healing practices, essential oils are also often used by cosmetics and makeup industries to create a range of products such as perfume, fragrance, cream and body wash. It is also a source of natural antioxidants in some beauty care products.
Enhance your wellbeing with our 100% pure botanical essences. Explore the Neal’s Yard Remedies Essential Oils Collection here:
1. Basil Organic Essential Oil
This stimulating oil has fresh, peppery scent and is steam distilled directly from the herb. A natural tonic for nerves, it’s great for restoring body and mind when you’re feeling frazzled by giving you a natural energy boost.
2. Cinnamon Organic Essential Oil
Warming and spicy, this stimulating oil is steam distilled from the leaf of the tree. Naturally cleansing, it can help to stimulate your digestion and ease digestive and abdominal discomforts.
3. Ginger Organic Essential Oil
This warming oil has comforting properties and is steam distilled from the ginger root. Deeply stimulating, it eases aching muscles; helps to boost your circulation when combined with a therapeutic massage and may help to aid digestion.
4. Clove Organic Essential Oil
Warming and stimulating, this oil is distilled from the claw and the bud of the clove. With naturally cleansing properties, it’s especially effective if you want to fragrance or disinfect your home.
5. Eucalyptus Lemon Organic Essential Oil
This uplifting oil has a beautiful zesty fragrance and is steam distilled from the eucalyptus leaves. It helps to relieve muscle aches and pains, making it ideal for when you’ve overdone things.
6. Fennel Organic Essential Oil
This stimulating oil has a sweet and herby aroma and is distilled from the fennel seed. It can help to encourage your body’s natural detox process and is particularly effective with helping to ease digestive discomforts.
7. Tea Tree Organic Essential Oil
This stimulating and invigorating oil is steam distilled from the leaves. Gently astringent and purifying with a medicinal aroma, it’s great for stimulating your skin when massaged in.
8. Sandalwood Essential Oil
With a rich, woody and calming aroma, our high quality Sandalwood (Santalum album) helps to promote a profound a feeling of wellbeing. Highly valued around the world, sandalwood has been used for thousands of years as incense during spiritual rituals and religious ceremonies.
Deeply restful and indulgent, it’s ideal to diffuse during daily mindfulness practices and is softening for the skin when added to carrier oil and combined with a therapeutic massage.
9. Geranium Organic Essential Oil
This uplifting oil has a beautiful floral scent and is distilled from the geranium leaves and flower. It helps to restore balance to your skin while rebalancing your emotions and hormones by enhancing your mood.
10. Palmarosa Essential Oil
With a beautiful fresh, green and floral scent, this soothing oil is steam distilled from a tropical grass by the Malagasy villagers in Madagascar. Deeply cleansing, it’s an effective yet gentle way to help balance problem skin as well as having a soothing effect on your mind.
11. Jasmine Absolute Essential Oil
This sweet and sensual oil is extracted from the Egyptian night-flowering jasmine. It’s handpicked at dawn, long before the delicate flowers release their heady aroma. Deeply nourishing for the skin, it also helps to boost self-confidence and sensuality.