As Winter's grip begins to wane and nature awakens from its slumber, the arrival of Spring brings with it a symphony of colors and scents. Among the most captivating gifts of this season are the delicate and aromatic blossoms that grace our gardens and fields. Beyond their visual beauty, these blooms hold a treasure trove of therapeutic benefits in the form of essential oils. Derived from the petals of various flowers, Spring essential oils have long been cherished for their ability to soothe, uplift, and rejuvenate both the body and mind. In this exploration of "Floral Favourites," we embark on a fragrant journey to uncover the captivating world of Spring essential oils, delving into the distinctive qualities and therapeutic properties of key floral essential oils.
1. Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is one of the first florals to come to everyones mind, a timeless favourite, embodies the essence of tranquility and is renowned for its calming & anti-inflammatory properties. Lavender essential oil's versatile nature makes it a staple for promoting better sleep, soothing skin irritations, and even aiding in tension relief. It has been proven to restore the nervous system by lowering blood pressure and heart rate.
In Roman society Lavender was thought to have magical powers and today, Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils as it has a wide range of therapeutic actions and its gentle nature makes it safe for people of all age groups to enjoy.
2. Rose Essential Oil
The exquisite fragrance of Rose essential oil is a testament to the flower's symbolisation of love and beauty. Beyond its alluring scent, its scent is renowned for soothing emotions, headaches and balancing hormones. Rose is known for strengthening the heart in periods of high stress, grief, and depression.
Each rose has 30 petals, and it takes 4000kg of rose petals to produce 1kg of 100% pure distilled rose essential oil. Our pure Rose 3% essential oil is diluted in a carrier oil to allow this beautiful oil to be more accessible to our community.
3. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang, with its intoxicating and exotic aroma, holds a unique place in aromatherapy. The oil derived from the Indonesian Cananga tree, Ylang Ylang essential oil is celebrated for its aphrodisiac qualities and its potential to boost confidence and optimism.. It is reminiscent of luxuriating on a remote tropical island where life blooms abundantly and humidity hands int he air with a soft breeze carrying the heady scent of exotic blooms.
4. Chamomile Essential Oil
Chamomile, with its dainty white and yellow flowers, is a soothing balm for both the body and mind. Chamomile essential oil, extracted from the flowers, possesses anti-inflammatory properties and is often used to calm skin irritations and support overall skin health. In the realm of aromatherapy, chamomile's gentle, apple-like scent is associated with easing tension, promoting better sleep, and encouraging emotional equilibrium.
5. Jasmine Essential Oil
Jasmine essential oil has a rich and sensual scent can also aid in relaxation and stress reduction, making it a valuable addition to relaxation practices. Jasmine is said to inspire trust and confidence which is partly why, like Ylang Ylang, Jasmine essential oil can have an aphrodisiac effect. The addition of Jasmine essential oil to body lotions, soaps and hair care products turns self care time nto a luxurious and indulgent practice - perfect for a Spring refresh!
6. Melissa Essential Oil
Lemon Balm, also commonly known as Melissa, has been used for hundreds of years. Known for its medicinal and uplifting qualities, it has also been given the name “elixir of life”. Melissa essential oil calms the mind, boosts immunity and strengthens the nervous system. It can act as a antidepressant and release feelings of sadness and worry. Add to a warm bath or massage directly on the skin to promote deep relaxation, reducing stress and anxiety.
7. Neroli Essential Oil
Derived from the blossoms of bitter orange trees, Neroli essential oil exudes a warm, citrusy-floral aroma. This oil is celebrated for its ability to instill relaxation, reduce nervous tension, and uplift the mood. Neroli's calming influence on the nervous system makes it a valuable ally for those seeking relief from anxiety and stress.