Here is the 7th group of 10...of the Top 100 Essential Oils in the world. These 10 oils are organized alphabetically from Niaouli to Petitgrain. Get information about their attributes and how you can benefit from using them. Every oil displays an image of the plant they are extracted from. You can also get information about where to purchase them.
Niaouli Essential Oil
Niaouli oil is a distant cousin of Tea Tree essential oil and is obtained by steam distillation of fresh leaves and twigs of Melaleuca quinquenervia which is closely related to the Tea tree. It is a gentler oil compared to Tea Tree oil.
Uses: Niaouli essential oil was used during the plague where people used handkerchiefs soaked in the oil to prevent the spread of germs. It can be massaged onto painful joints to promote blood circulation and stop inflammation. The oil is particularly beneficial for diarrhea, colds and flu, and other respiratory ailments like asthma, bronchitis etc.
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|Plant Therapy Niaouli Essential Oil. 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade. 30 ml (1 oz).||Teliaoils||$21.25|
|Niaouli 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil by Edens Garden- 10 ml||Edens Garden||$10.95|
|Miracle Botanicals Organic Niaouli Essential Oil - 100% Pure Melaleuca Quinquenervia - 1oz. or 2oz. Sizes - Therapeutic Grade - 30ml/1oz.||Miracle Botanicals||$11.97|
Nutmeg Essential Oil
Nutmeg oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the dried kernels of the evergreen nutmeg tree. The oil has a spicy, warm, nutty aroma.
Uses: One of the few oils you can ingest, Nutmeg essential oil is analgesic, digestive stimulant and uterine, nervine and neuro tonic. You can blend it with other essential oils like
Lavender for massage for muscular, joint or rheumatic pain. It is a fantastic oil for diffusing in a room to alleviate depression, anxiety and nervous disorders. The oil has anesthetic and stimulant action on the stomach and intestines.
A little bit of the diluted oil massage on the head or added to the pillows can aid sleep.
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|Nutmeg 100% Pure, Best Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil - 10ml||Healing Solutions||$10.95|
|Plant Therapy Nutmeg Essential Oil. 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade. 10 ml (1/3 oz).||Plant Therapy||$19.40|
|Nutmeg - 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil 10ML||EMORI||$1.49|
Oakmoss Essential Oil
This is one of the most controversial oils in Aromatherapy. Many countries have banned it owing to its toxic nature. It is obtained from Evernia Prunstri tree.
Uses: Mainly, Oakmoss oil is used in perfumes, soaps and cosmetics as well as in alchemy and magical rituals or spiritual practices.
It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and helps restore moisture to the skin. Oakmoss essential oil may even be use for treating breathing problems, asthma and coughs.
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|Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri) Absolute Essential Oil - 0.5 fl. oz / 15 ml||BioSource Naturals||$21.00|
|Oak Moss Oil Essential Trading Post Oils 1 fl. oz (30 ML)||Essential Trading Post||$6.90|
|Pure Oakmoss Essential Oil 15ml (Evernia prunastri) by Deve Herbes||Deve Herbes||$9.99|
Opopanax Essential Oil (Sweet Myrrh Essential Oil)
Opopanax is an oleo resin and the essential oil is obtained from this oleo resin gum exudates obtained from the bark of the Bisabol Myrrh or Sweet Myrrh tree. It is greenish yellow in color and has a warm, intense and balsamic odor.
Uses: Opopanax oil is used in perfumery and for flavoring alcoholic beverages. It is a key ingredient for repelling ticks.
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|Miracle Botanicals Wildcrafted Opoponax Sweet Myrrh Essential Oil - 100% Pure Commiphora Erythrea - 5ml, 10ml, or 30ml Sizes - Therapeutic Grade 5ml||Miracle Botanicals||$12.97|
|Myrrh Essential Oil 1/2 oz (15 ml) 100% Pure -Therapeutic Grade||Piping Rock Health Products||$5.59|
|Myrrh Essential Oil - 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Myrrh Oil by Natural Acres - 10ml||N/A||$15.19|
Orange Essential Oil
Orange essential oil, also called Orange sweet oil is obtained by steam distillation of the peels of Citrus Sinensis. It may even be obtained by mechanical pressing of peels but the oil produced is tart and bitter.
Uses: Orange essential oil rejuvenates the skin, fights eczema, dermatitis and wrinkles. You can use it for menopause, premenstrual stress, edema, obesity, stress, colds, mouth ulcers and constipation.
Bitter orange essential oil is beneficial for acne prone skin, wounds and vertigo. Both oils can be used for anxiety and insomnia and must be made a part of your herbal medicinal kit for children’s first aid.
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|Sweet Orange - 100% Pure, Best Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil - 10ml||Healing Solutions||$19.99|
|Sweet Orange (Large 4 ounce) Best Essential Oil||Sun Organic||$16.00|
|NOW Foods Orange Oil Sweet, 4 ounce||NOW Foods||$8.99|
Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano oil is one of the most important essential oils in Aromatherapy and the spice oregano which we use for flavoring our food is actually called as the “Queen of spices”. The oil is obtained by steam distilling shoots and leaves of herb Origanum vulgare.
Uses: Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used Oregano essential oil in his practice for treating intestinal parasites, digestive and respiratory issues. The oil is a great topical analgesic. It can be used on the chest as a rub for breaking up mucous.
Applied to gums and teeth, it can prevent dental caries and fight gum problems. The warming oil has a high content of Carvacol and phenols that eliminate Candida, thrush and other bacterial and fungal infections. Oregano essential oil is an indispensable addition to your herbal medicinal kit.
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|Oregano - 100% Pure, Best Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil - 10ml||Healing Solutions||$14.95|
|Plant Therapy Oregano (Origanum) Essential Oil. 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade. 10 ml (1/3 oz).||Plant Therapy||$19.40|
|NOW Foods Oregano Oil, 1 ounce||NOW Foods||$11.40|
Palmarosa Essential Oil
Palmarosa essential oil is obtained by harvesting, drying and steam distilling palmarosa grass having bluish flowers and growing in tropical climates. The pale green oil has a sweet floral fragrance reminiscent of Geranium or Rose essential oils.
Uses: Palmarosa was used extensively in ancient Turkey as a low cost substitute for the expensive Turkish rose oil. It was also added to Indian and African curries for flavoring and to aid digestion. The oil has antibacterial and antiviral properties. It can relieve symptoms of cystitis and vaginitis.
Palmarosa oil cools down fevers quickly and eases discomforts of cold and flu. It can also heal wounds and cuts quickly. In skin care, it can be used for all skin types and particularly for oily and dry skin as it regulates sebum production.
You can use it to fight old acne scars and blemishes and as it helps regenerate skin cells, it is a good oil for use on stretch marks. It also minimizes the appearance of broken capillaries.
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|Palmarosa Essential Oil. 10 ml. 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade.||Plant Therapy Essential Oils||$16.46|
|Majestic Pure Palmarosa Essential Oil, Pure 100% Pure and Natural Therapeutic Grade, 1 Fluid Ounce||Majestic Pure||$18.50|
|Palmarosa 100% Pure, Best Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil - 10ml||Healing Solutions||$10.95|
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli oil is steam distilled from the dried and fermented fuzzy leaves of Pogostemon Patchouli. It is a viscous amber, orange or dark brown oil that has a heavy herbal odor.
Uses: Patchouli oil repels insects. It is one of the best oils for weight loss. You can use it to tighten the skin and especially on cellulite prone areas. The oil has diuretic properties which stimulate urination and prevent water retention and bloating.
It fights fungi and is a useful remedy against Athlete’s Foot, Jock Itch and other tinea or ringworm infections. The oil has anti-inflammatory properties that are beneficial for fighting skin allergies, eczema, psoriasis, acne, dermatitis, varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Patchouli oil is also beneficial in anti aging skin care.
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|Plant Therapy Patchouli Essential Oil. 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade. 10 mL (1/3 Ounce).||Plant Therapy Essential Oils||$15.95|
|Aroma Foundry Patchouli Essential Oil - 15 ml - 100% Pure & All Natural||Aroma Foundry||$11.48|
|Patchouli (Large 4 ounce) Best Essential Oil||Sun Organic||$28.00|
Peppermint Essential Oil
Steam distillation of about 1000 pounds of mature Mentha Piperita plants in full bloom will yield about 1 lb of Peppermint essential oil.
Uses: One of the most popular oils in Aromatherapy, Peppermint essential oil has hundreds of medicinal uses. It stimulates the central nervous system, calms muscle aches and is one of the best oils for gargling to deter dental and gum issues.
Use the oil in a diffuser, steam inhaler or in the bath water to prevent headaches, negative feelings, drowsiness, coughs, colds and flu. It can be used in motion sickness and its anti-inflammatory properties are useful for relaxing tense muscles, healing gout, stopping menstrual pain etc.
Peppermint essential oil reduces oiliness to prevent acne and also is beneficial for fighting itching and swelling caused by insect bites.
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|Peppermint - 100% Pure, Best Grade Essential Oil - 10ml||Healing Solutions||$11.99|
|Majestic Pure Peppermint Essential Oil, Premium Quality, 4 fl. oz.||Majestic Pure||$18.50|
|Radha Beauty Peppermint Essential Oil 4 oz - 100% Pure & Natural Mentha Peperita Therapeutic Grade||Radha Beauty||$49.99|
Petitgrain Essential Oil
Petitgrain oil is a volatile oil obtained by steam distilling leaves and twigs of Citrus Aurantium. It is a yellowish brownish oil having a bitter sweet floral aroma.
Uses: Uplifting, calming and relaxing oil that is beneficial in meditation. It calms the mind and relieves stress. The calming and tonic properties make Petitgrain oil one of the best essential oils for insomnia relief. Use this wonderful oil to calm acne prone skin and relieve muscular aches and pains.
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|Petitgrain Essential Oil. 10 ml (1/3 oz). 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade.||Plant Therapy Essential Oils||$16.95|
|Petitgrain 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil by Edens Garden- 10 ml||Edens Garden||$12.25|
|Petitgrain Essential Oil. 30 ml (1 oz). 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade.||Plant Therapy Essential Oils||$19.99|