Top 100 Essential Oils (Licorice to Neroli)

Licorice to Neroli

You are at the 6th group of 10...of the Top 100 Essential Oils. These 10 oils are organized alphabetically from Licorice to Neroli.

Learn what their characteristics are and how people benefit from using them.

Each oil has photo of the plant they are from. There is even information about where to buy them with 'literally' up to the minute pricing.

Licorice Essential Oil

Licorice essential oil or the G.Glabra Linn oil is obtained from licorice roots.

licorice essential oil

Uses: Licorice essential oil is used extensively in the food and cosmetic industry.

You can take the oil (diluted appropriately) for digestive issues, ulcers, bronchitis, and sore throat. It is useful against viral infections.

Avoid taking it when pregnant.

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Lime Essential Oil

Lime essential oil is obtained by steam distilling peels of limes. The resulting oil is light green in color and has a sharp citrusy smell.

lime essential oil

Uses: Refreshing and invigorating, diffuse this oil to uplift mood and reduce negativity and fatigue.

Preliminary studies are showing that the oil can prevent and heal colon cancer. It is a powerful internal and external cleanser.

Use it aromatically, topically or internally for painful joints. You can also repel seasonal bugs with it.

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Mandarin Essential Oil

Very similar in appearance to Tangerine oil, Mandarin essential oil is made by cold expression of citrus reticulate. Depending on its country of origin, it may be green, yellow or orange.

mandarin essential oil

Uses: Like all citrusy oils, Mandarin essential oil has both antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is tonic, digestive and skin nourishing and has a sweet, cheerful and uplifting aroma that boosts mood.

Use it for toning and healing the skin and also for its diuretic action that stimulates lymphatic drainage.

Mandarin oil may be used on stretch marks and flabby areas of the body. It aids digestion by helping the food move along the digestive tract.

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Manuka Essential Oil

Manuka essential oil is obtained by steam distilling the leaves and branchlets of Leptospermum scoparium tree. It has a honey like warm, sweet, herbaceous aroma.

Manuka Essential Oil

Uses: The essential oils of Kanuka (a related species) and Manuka both have numerous herbal uses and are a popular folk remedy. You can add the oil to a steam bath and inhale when suffering from cold, cough, respiratory problems like bronchitis etc.

Both oils are sedative and soothing for skin issues like burns. Diluted Manuka and Kanuka oils can be applied to inflamed breasts and also for treating mouth, throat and eye issues. The honey derived from Manuka tree is a popular acne remedy.

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Marjoram Essential Oil

Marjoram essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of Origanum Marjorana. This light yellow oil has a warm, woodsy and spicy aroma.

marjoram essential oil

Uses: Due to its numerous properties, Marjoram essential oil has hundreds of health benefits and uses. Its vasodilator and diuretic properties lower blood pressure while its muscle relaxant and pain relieving properties can help people with back ache, neck ache, joint pain and arthritis. It is a useful oil for treating indigestion, flatulence and heart burn.

You can use it for colds, sinusitis and asthma as well as for treating headaches and migraines. Women can use the oil for alleviating menstrual pain and regulating irregular periods.

The oil is known for its calming properties that help reduce stress, physical and mental fatigue and tension. Marjoram oil is also beneficial for people with OCD, excess anxiety and emotional cravings.

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Melissa Essential Oil

Melissa essential oil is a relatively rare and expensive essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops and leaves of Melissa officinalis plant. It has a refreshing citrusy fragrance.

melissa essential oil

Uses: With its numerous therapeutic properties, Melissa essential oil finds use in hundreds of aromatic, topical and dietary applications. It helps calms frayed nerves and addresses stomach discomfort.

You can use it to relieve mood swings, anxiety, mental exhaustion and stress. The oil also has insecticidal properties that repel seasonal bugs.

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Menthol Essential Oil

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Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh essential oil is steam distilled from myrrh resin. It is yellowish amber in color and has a earthy, warm and woody aroma.

myrrh essential oil

Uses: Avoid using Myrrh when pregnant because it is a uterine stimulant. You can use it on chronic wounds, bedsores, ulcers, boils, blisters and other skin infections etc. The oil is particularly useful for treating Athlete’s Foot and other ringworm infections owing to its anti fungal properties.

Many scientific studies are being carried out on Myrrh essential oil to test it for its anti-cancer properties. The anti-inflammatory properties of Myrrh also make it suitable for treating eczema, hemorrhoids, gum infections, mouth ulcers and other painful conditions.

You can use it to soothe coughs, colds, and sinus as it also has expectorant action. Women can use it for irregular or painful periods as it acts as an emmenagogue (stimulates blood flow to the pelvis). Myrrh oil is also beneficial for people with digestive issues, flatulence and dyspepsia.

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Myrtle Essential Oil

This is a volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of leaves and twigs of Myrtus communis (Myrtaceae). It may be pale yellow, orange-red to amber in color having a strong herbaceous fresh odor.

myrtle essential oil

Uses: Acne, hemorrhoids, pharyngitis, catarrh, tuberculosis, coughs, asthma, open skin pores are some areas where

Myrtle essential oil can be used. It is a soothing, astringent agent and a muscle relaxant. Myrtle oil is used in perfumes, soaps and also for spiritual practices.

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Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli essential oil is fragrant oil obtained by steam distillation of orange blossom flowers. It is a pale yellow slightly fluorescent oil that can turn reddish upon exposure to air and light.

Neroli Essential Oil

Uses: Neroli is an aphrodisiac, hypnotic and euphoric oil. You can use it for depression, stress, headaches, vertigo, menstrual issues, palpitations, bronchitis, colic, scars and stretch marks. The oil can protect and regenerate skin cells and improve elasticity of aging skin.

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About the author

Jill Holiday

Jill Holiday is publisher of Pure Wild OIls, an e-magazine devoted to articles about the benefits of essential oils and related product reviews.


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