Lavender Lavender (Lavandula
augustifolia) is the most versatile of all essential oils. Therapeutic-grade
lavender has been highly regarded for the skin. The French scientist René Gattefossé was
the first to discover these properties when he severely burned his hands
in a laboratory explosion. Lavender has also been clinically evaluated for
its relaxing effects. It may be used to cleanse cuts, bruises, and skin irritations.
The fragrance is calming, relaxing, and balancing -- both physically and
15ml at $22.00
Ledum (Ledum groenlandicum) has
been used for years in folk medicine. As a tea, ledum soothed stomachs, coughs,
and hoarseness. It is also believed to stimulate the nerves. (Seasonal)
5ml at $38.00
Lemon (Citrus limon) has antiseptic-like
properties when diffused. It contains 68 percent d-limonene, a powerful antioxidant.
It may serve as an insect repellant and may be beneficial for the skin.
15ml at $11.00
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)
is used for purification and digestion. Research was published in "Phytotherapy
Research" regarding topically applied lemongrass and its powerful properties.
Lemongrass scores 17,765 on the antioxidant ORAC scale developed at Tufts
15ml at $11.00
Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is
used for relieving sore muscles and supporting the respiratory system. It
also assists in calming the nerves and has antiseptic properties.
15ml at $19.00
Melaleuca alternifolia is highly
regarded as an antiseptic essential oil. Young Living's melaleuca has high
levels of terpinenol, the key active constituent.
15ml at $20.00
Melaleuca ericifolia is an essential
oil with antiseptic and calming properties. This variety of melaleuca oil
is exceptionally gentle and non-irritating to the skin and is used by the
well-known essential oil researcher Daniel Pénoël, M.D., to support
the respiratory system.
15ml at $18.00
Melissa (Melissa officinalis) may
benefit the skin, according to several studies. The plant is very gentle
and delicate and helps to bring out those characteristics within the individual.
5ml at $128.00
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