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Aroma Oils

 

Aroma therapy is a relatively new term but we Indians were familiar with the use of fragrant material in daily life since time immemorial and have been using it since ancient times. Aroma therapy as a way of life has been mentioned in our Vedas. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Persians, Romans and Chinese used to burn scented flowers and herbs and enjoy aromatic bath, massage and skin care for curative and cosmetic purposes.

 

Aromatherapy is done with essential oils which are used for bath, massage, as perfume, room fresheners, for facial and skin care, babies and children care etc. Our aromatic therapeutic oils are in harmony with nature and have ushered in a revolution in health and well-being through natural remedies and enhancers. We have presented one of the best gifts of nature in its purest and most fragrant form. These oils are soothing for body, mind and soul. We offer customized blends of oils for specific therapeutic use or body chakra requirements.

List of Essential oils
1 Almond oil Sweet 19 Angelica root oil 36 Anise 53 Apricot kernal oil 70 Avacado oil
2 Borage oil 20 Basil (Sweet) oil 37 Bay Leaf oil 54 Bergamot Oil 71 Benzoin resinoid
3 Birch leaf oil 21 Black pepper oil 38 Blue chamomile 55 Cedarwood oil 72 Cajeput oil
4 Calendula oil 22 Caraway oil 39 Cardamom oil 56 Carrot seed oil 73 Champa oil
5 Cinnamon Leaf oil 23 Cinnamon Bark oil 40 Citronella JAVA 57 Clary Sage oil 74 Clove oil
6 Coca Butter oil 24 Cumin oil 41 Cypress oil 58 Davana oil 75 Dill oil
7 Eucalyuptus 25 Evening Prime rose oil 42 Fennel oil 59 Fir needle oil 76 Frankincense oil
8 Geranium oil 26 Ginger Oil 43 Grape fruit oil 60 Grape seed oil 77 Hazelnut oil
9 Helichrysum oil 27 Hysoop oil 44 Jasmine -2 61 Jojoba oil 78 Juniper berry oil
10 kapoor kachri 28 Laurel berry oil 45 Lavender 62 Lavender french 79 Lemon
11 lemongrass 29 Macadamia oil 46 Mandarin oil 63 Marjoram oil 80 Myrrah
12 Nagarmotha (UP) 30 Nagarmotha MP) 47 Neem oil 64 Neroli oil 81 Nutmeg oil
13 Olive oil 31 Orange oil 48 Palmarosa oil 65 Parsley oil 82 Patchouli oil
14 Peppermint oil 32 Petitgrain oil 49 Rosemary oil 66 Rosewood oil 83 Pine oil
15 Sesame oil 33 Spearmint oil 50 Sunflower oil 67 Sugandh Bala 84 Sugandh Kokila
16 Sugandh Mantri 34 Tangerine oil 51 Tea Tree oil 68 Turmeric oil 85 Thyme oil
17 Vanilla 35 Vetiver oil 52 Walnut oil 69 Wheat germ oil 86 Yarrow oil
18 Ylang - Ylang oil
 

  Bergamot oil

 

 

Named after Italian City Bergamo in Lombardy, Bergamot is an integral part of the Italian folk medicine. Delicate scented, spicy and refreshing Bergamot made its way to Canary Islands to Spain at the hands of Christopher Columbus. Bergamot is added to the famous Earl Grey Tea and its distinctive flavor lingers long once you have tasted it.

 Cedarwood oil

 

Traced back to 5000 years ago, Cedar Wood Oil was prevalent in Egyptian, Sumerian, American, Middle Eastern and Tibetan civilizations. Cedars of Lebanon have the highest 98 % sesquiterpenes, which oxygenates the brain and facilitates clear thinking. The Scriptures record that the King Solomon built the Temple and his Palace out of the Cedars of Lebanon. No wonder he was renowned for his wisdom.

 

 Cinnamon bark oil

 

One of the oldest spices around, the exotic Cinnamon is mentioned in ancient Chinese writings, the Bible, Ayurveda and was used in Roman culture. Cinnamon is mentioned in Psalms and Song of Solomon in the Bible. It was regarded as precious as gold. It was listed in Dioscordies' De Materia Medica in A.D. 78 which became the single medical reference for the next 1,700 years. 

 Clove oil

 

A pioneering spice, one of the first to be traded! Clove is a dried flower bud of an evergreen tree. It is named from the French word Clou which means nail. In 266 BCE it is mentioned that Chinese officials would chew cloves to sweeten their breath when they had to speak to the king. Clove was a treasured commodity prized by the ancient Romans. 

 Fennel oil

 

Fennel because of its colour and aroma, is an emblem of heroism. Originated in India, Egypt and China, it was nibbled in church to curb the appetite or quiet a restless child. Ancient Romans chewed fennel stalks to control obesity. In Medieval times, fennel was hung from the rafters to bring good luck, and put in keyholes to keep out ghosts and evil spirits.

 

 Lemon oil

 

This tree originated in Asia and has found mention in the chronicles of history as long ago as 200 AD. It has derived its name from the Arabic 'laimun' or the Persian 'limun'. During the Middle Ages, the tree was brought to Europe by the Crusaders. Its popularity soared when Europeans found out that it could cure scurvy which was a dreadful problem at that time. The fruits were given to sailors in the Royal Navy.  

 Orange oil

 

In Greek, aurantium is the adjective of gold, golden, referring obviously to the color of orange fruit. Orange fruit is probably believed to be the legendary golden apple that Hercules had stolen from the Garden of the Hesperides. Oranges are native to India and China. Since the ancient times, oranges have been used in Chinese medicine. 

 Peppermint oil

 

According to Greek mythology, Pluto turned the nymph Mentha into a peppermint plant so she could be enjoyed and appreciated for long time. Evidence of peppermint oil as a medicinal cure-all dates back to ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. Use of peppermint has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back from 1000 B.C. Ancient Japanese and Chinese people harvested peppermint for its curing properties.

 Ylang-Ylang oil

 

The meaning of this Malay word is ‘flower of flowers’ and the tree is rightfully called the ‘perfume tree’. Muslim women would burn the oil to scent their harems. In China the fragrance was used to purify the robes of the mandarin, a member of an elite class. In Indonesia there is a tradition of spreading ylang ylang flowers across the beds of newlyweds. Ylang-Ylang was an ingredient of Macassar, a popular hair oil of the 19th century.

 Rosemary oil

This sacred plant has an amazing history. The Egyptians used it as a ritual cleansing essence. The Greeks put it in the hair while studying. The French burned it during epidemics and also as incense in the Church. Queen of Hungary put it in her face wash. Rosemary was truly a versatile plant with multitude of properties. 

 Tea Tree oil

 

Australian Aborigines used tea tree leaves to treat cuts and wounds. In 1770, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy named the tree and brewed a drink from its leaves. As the tea tree oil leaves fell into the waters of the surrounding lagoons they created waters that today are still considered magical healing waters. During World War 2, Tea Tree was included in the first Aid Kits.

 Lavender oil

 

In ancient times lavender was used for mummification and perfume by the Egyptians, Phoenicians, and peoples of Arabia. Romans used lavender oils for bathing, cooking, and scenting the air. Charles VI of France demanded lavender-filled pillows wherever he went. Queen Elizabeth I of England required lavender conserve at the royal table. Louis XIV also loved lavender and bathed in water scented with it. Queen Victoria used a lavender deodorant.

 Lemongrass oil

 

Known as Indian Verbena, Lemongrass was used in herbal medicines and herbal trees. Traditional Indian medicine has used Lemongrass Essential Oil to treat infectious illness and fever. The herb's lemony flavor is widely used in Asian, particularly Thai, Lao, Sri Lankan, Khmer, Vietnamese and Caribbean cuisines.

 Neroli oil

 

Neroli is derived from the orange blossom and the name is derived from Princess Anne Marie of Nerola. Neroli blossoms were woven into a bride’s bouquet since ages to ensure good luck, happiness and fertility to the bridal couple. Neroli was also renowned in the court of Queen Elizabeth 1 of England. In China it was used in cosmetics.

 Citronella oil

 

Citronella oil, made from an Asian grass, was used in hair oil. Because of this, people discovered in 1901 that it helped to repel mosquitoes. Citronella was one of the world's dominant insect repellents before the introduction of DDT.

 

 Geranium oil

 

Geranium was believed to have powers to ward off evil spirits so it was planted around the house. Apart from its beauty and elegance, the geranium is one of the herbs sacred to the Old-Anglo Saxons and associated with the god Wotan, the All-Father. Geranium flowers were supposed to attract abundance and prosperity.