Neroli is mood uplifting; it boosts confidence, and helps to face emotional fear... Citrus aurantium Note: Base Parts Used: blossom Source: steam distillation of the freshly picked fragrant white...

During outbreaks of the plague in Rome, people were advised to live in the vicinity of bay trees... Bay Laurel Leaf (Sweet Bay) has a fresh, powerful, spicy-medicinal scent. Nature: warming,...

Amazonian natives have used the bark for its remarkable property to rejuvenate the skin... Aniba rosaeodora Note: Middle Parts Used: wood chips Source: steam distillation of the wood chippings of...

During the Middle Ages, pepper was the most important commodity traded between India and Europe. Rents and taxes were frequently paid with pepper... Black Pepper is a warming and reviving oil with a...

Scientist believe the grapefruit tree developed as a mutation from the pomelo fruit... Citrus paradisi Note: Top Parts Used: rind Source: cold expression from the fresh peel of the fruit from the...

From early times, cypress trees were associated with the transition of the soul crossing over from this life to the afterlife... Cypress is a purifying and balancing oil with a smoky, sweet-balsamic...

Juniper berries are used to make gin. They are also roasted and used as a coffee substitute... Juniperus communis Note: Middle – 30 Parts Used: dried berries from shrub Source: steam distillation...

Jasmine garlands are part of Buddhist ceremonies to symbolize respect... Jasmine oil has an intensely rich, warm, floral scent and a tea-like undertone. The fragrance improves as the oil ages....

Cinnamon was one of the most expensive gifts among royalty and the privileged upper class in Europe... Cinnamon leaf is heating and purifying, with a warm-spicy, somewhat harsh scent. Nature:...