Pure essential oils are a versatile aid to daily life. Their calming, relaxing, and refreshing properties make them ideal for both home and workplace. Committed to using only natural ingredients, the Olive Oil Skin Care Company has selected the following range of essential oils to complement our skin care products.
Lavender is highly regarded for its calming and restorative effect. Used for many years as a healing agent for the skin, it is reputed to ease pain, prevent infection, promote healing and reduce scarring. Lavender has also been used as an insect repellent, and to treat bites and prevent itching and scratching.
Lemon Myrtle is considered to have antiseptic, astringent and antiviral properties, and is beneficial for oily skin and open pores. It is also reported to improve concentration, be emotionally uplifting and soothing for sleep.
Rose Geranium has an all-over balancing effect which extends to the skin. For the emotions, Rose Geranium is a general energizer and can be used to help relieve stress, mild depression, anxiety and tension. For the skin, it helps to create a balance between oily and dry skins whilst keeping the skin supple and clearing skin congestion. It assists with acne, bruises, dermatitis and eczema and nourishes mature skin.
Lemongrass has great benefits as a revitalizer for body and mind. It is also considered to ease pain associated with sprains, bruises and arthritis and acts as a muscle and skin toner.
Rosewood is considered to be a mild analgesic and antidepressant. It also has antiseptic qualities and is useful as a deodorant, tissue regenerator or tonic.
Of all the citrus oils, Mandarin is the sweetest and tends to be the most calming. It is considered to increase circulation, have antiseptic qualities and assist with acne, congested oily skin and stretch marks.
Blue Mallee Eucalyptus Essential Oil has been widely used by Aborigines for a number of applications. It is a known to be beneficial in the treatment of mild skin infections; when inhaled as a vapour, it helps relieve the symptoms of colds and nasal congestion; and can also be useful in managing muscular pain.
Peppermint is reputed to stimulate hot and cold nerve endings and increase local blood flow. Considered to aid in the relief of headaches, nausea, respiratory problems, impaired taste and smell, and lack of mental concentration.
Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil is well known for its clarifying and purifying properties and may be useful for the management of mild skin conditions. It is also known to be an effective natural insect repellent.