Therapeutic uses of Essential oils

Therapeutic uses of Essential oils

The following list is just a start in your quest for the Uses of Essential oils
and has been gathered from many sources and from personal experience. Please read this before using any item mentioned.

The following oils may assist in alleviating the complaints featured. This is
not a comprehensive list nor is it considered to be a prescription for the named
complaint.

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Angelica

Herb – Seeds – Roots

Cough, Cold, Fever, Flatulence Indigestion
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Aniseed

Herb – Seed Pod

Indigestion, Coughs, Bronchitis, Catarrh
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Apricot Kernel Oil

From the kernel

premature skin aging, inflammation, dryness use 100%  minerals and vitamins
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Avocado Pear Oil

From the fruit

dry skin, eczema – Add 10% to base oil – vitamins, protein, lecithin, fatty
acids
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Basil

Herb: Whole Plant

Bronchitis, Fatigue, Colds, Loss of concentration, Migraine, gout, Aches & Pains
Depression, Fainting, Mental Fatigue, Migraine, Nausea, Nervous Tension

Stimulating
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Bay

Tree Leaves

Sprains, Colds Flu, Insomnia, Rheumatism, Antiseptic, Decongestant, Tonic
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Benzoin

Tree Trunk

Coughs, Itching, Arthritis, Colds, Sedative
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Bergamot

Peel of fruit

Fevers, Acne, Tension, Wounds, Coughs, Stress, Antidepressant  Uplifting
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Birch

Tree Bark

Gout, Rheumatism, Eczema, Ulcers
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Black Pepper

Vine Berries

Colds, Aches, Influence, Flatulence, Rheumatism
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Bois de Rose

Tree Wood

Tonic, Coughs, Headaches, antidepressant
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Borage

Seed Oil

PMT, MS Menopause, Heart disease, Psoriasis, Eczema, premature aging,
regenerates skin 10% dilution gamma acid, vitamins, minerals
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Cajeput

Tree

Antiseptic, Pain Reliever, Lung Congestion, Neuralgia, Acne
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Carrot

Root, Seeds

Gout, Ulcers, Flatulence, Eczema, Psoriasis, Diuretic
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Carrot Oil

Carrots

Premature Aging, itching dryness psoriasis 10% in base oil vitamins, minerals,
beta-carotene
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Cedarwood

Tree-Wood

Bronchitis, Catarrh, Acne, Arthritis, Diuretic Lung Congestion, Eczema,
Encourages Sexual Response
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Chamomile

Nervous conditions, Insomnia, antibacterial, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory
teething, sunburn, psoriasis, eczema, asthma, hay fever, diarrhea, sprains,
nausea, fever, depression Contain azulene (Uplifting), Toning
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Chamomile Mataricaria – Chamomile

Herb, Flowers, Leaves

Nerves, Migraine, Acne, Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Problems, Dermatitis
Eczema, Psoriasis, Inflammatory Diseases, Burns, Nervous Tension, Neuralgia,
Insomnia, Contains Azulene
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Chamomile Roman – Athemis Nobilis

Herb Flowers Leaves

Nerves Migraine, Acne, Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Problems, Dermatitis
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Champhor

Tree Wood
Coughs, Colds, Fevers, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Stimulating
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Cinnamon

Tree, Twigs, Leaves
Anti-viral Antiseptic, Circulatory, Heart, Digestive, Respiratory Stimulant.
Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, anti-venom eugenol–antiseptic, Flu, Rheumatism,
Warts, Coughs, Colds, Viral infections
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Citronella

Grass

Insecticide, Deodorant, Tonic, Stimulant
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Clary-sage

Herb Flowering Tops
Depression, Nerves, Sore Throat, Aches and Pains, Debility, Sedative, Uplifting
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Clove

antibacterial, antiseptic, analgesic, toothache, digestive problems, muscular
disorders,   asthma, nausea, sinusitis, sedative, nerve tension, general
weakness, Antispasmodic        Do not use undiluted on skin
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Clove

Tree – Flower Buds

Nausea, Flatulence, Bronchitis Arthritis, Rheumatism Toothache, Diarrhea,
Infections             Analgesic, Antiseptic
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Coriander

Herb – Seeds of ripe fruit, leaves

Indigestion, influenza, Fatigue, rheumatism, Flatulence, Nervousness, Analgesic
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Corn Oil

Corn

Soothing on all skins     100%    protein, vitamins, minerals C
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Umin

Herb – Seeds, Fruit

Indigestion, Headache, Liver Problems, Stimulant
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Cypress

Leaves & Shoots

anti-viral, Astringent, antispasmodic, Coughs, rheumatism, Flu, Wounds, Muscle
Nerve Tens       Veins
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Cypress

Tree – Leaves – Twig

Menopausal Problems, circulatory Conditions, Rheumatism, Colds, Whooping Cough,
Nervous Tension, Hemorrhoids, Wounds, Astringent
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Dill

Herb – Seeds Fruit

Flatulence, Indigestion, Constipation, Nervousness, Gastric Upsets, Headaches
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Eucalyptus – distilled

Cooling, protecting, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibiotic, diuretic,
analgesic,    deodorizing, coughs, cystitis, candida, diabetes, sunburn
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Eucalyptus

Tree – Leaves Twigs

Sore Throats, Coughs, Bronchitis, Sinusitis, Skin Infections, Ulcers, Sores,
Rheumatism   Aches & Pains, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory
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Eucalyptus Lemon

Tree – Leaves Twigs

Dandruff, Scabs, Sores, Candida, Asthma, Fever, Fungal infections, Skin
Infections      Sore Throats
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Eucalyptus Peppermint

Tree – Leaves Twigs

Ulcers, Sores, Coughs, Colds, Fever, Respiratory Problems, Viral Infections,
Headaches, Flu, Rheumatism, Arthritis
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Eucalyptus Radiata

Tree – Leaves Twigs

Viral Infections, Colds, Coughs, Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Rheumatism,
Muscular Strains. Antiseptic
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Evening Primrose Oil

PMT, MS, menopausal problems, heart disease, psoriasis, eczema, prevents
premature aging            10% gamma lineolenic acid, vitamins, minerals
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Fennel

Herb – Seeds

Digestive Problems, Menopausal Problems, Obesity, Constipation, Kidney Stones,
Nausea     Diuretic
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Frankincense

Tree — Bark

Sores, Wounds, Fevers, Coughs, Colds, Stress, Bronchitis, Laryngitis, Nervous
Conditions,

Tension  Plant — Bark

Bronchitis, Respiratory Problems, Swelling Inflammations, Tension, Nervous
Conditions
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Geranium

chilblains, cosmetic, endometriosis, menopause, diabetes, throat infections,
nerve tonic, sedative, uterine & breast cancer, frostbite, infertility,
antiseptic, astringent, skin    toner, Adrenal Hormones, Relaxing, Uplifting,
Moisturizing, Toning
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Ginger
Root

Stimulating, Rheumatism, Muscular Aches, Pains, Sprains, Broken Bones, Colds,
Nausea,    Diarrhea, Alcoholism, Digestive Disorders
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Grapefruit

Tree – Rind

Lethargy, Tonic, Obesity, Kidney & Liver Problems, Migraine, Antidepressant,
Aid in Drug Withdrawal Treatment
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Grapeseed Oil

all skins               100% base oil   vitamins, minerals, protein
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Hazelnut Oil

from the kernel slight astringent            base oil 100%    vitamins,
minerals, protein
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Hops

Plant – Buds & Flowers

Neuralgia, Bruising, Menstrual & Menopausal Problems, Rheumatism, Nerves,
Diuretic, Sedative Analgesic
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Hyssop

Herb – leaves & Flowering Tops     Bruises, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Coughs,
Colds, Sore Throats, Viruses, Blood Pressure, Circulation, Nervous Tension,
Asthma, Tonic
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Immortelle

Flower – Flowering Tops    Bacterial Infections, Rheumatism, Muscle Aches,
Weakness, Lethargy, Depression,   Respiration, Colds, Flu, Fever, Fungicide
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Inula odorata

anti-viral
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Jasmine

Bush – Flowers

Nervous Tension, Depression, Menstrual Problems, Laryngitis, Anxiety, Lethargy,
Relaxant
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Jojoba Oil

from the bean

inflammation, psoriases, eczema, acne, hair care, penetrates – 10% –  protein,
minerals, waxy collagen like substance
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Juniper

Tree/Bush – Berries

Tonic for nervous system, digestive stimulant, Diuretic, Acne, Coughs, Ulcers,
Fatigue, Rheumatism, Sores, Urinary Infections
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Lavender

Burns, prevents scarring, antibiotic, antidepressant, sedative, immunoactive,
Wounds, relaxing, Moisturizing, Antiseptic, Toning, Eczema, Tension, Insomnia,
Asthma, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Bacterial Conditions, Headaches, Dermatitis,
Fainting
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Lemon Grass

Grass – Whole Plant

Antiseptic, Infections, Headaches, Sore Throats, Respiration, Fevers, Tonic,
Insect Repellent
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Lemon Oil

Tree Rind of Fruit

water purifier, antiseptic, antibacterial oil, verrucas, insect bites, tension
headaches,   lymphatic tonic, digestive stimulant, disperse cellulite, slimming,
anti wrinkle Diuretic, Stimulating, Anxiety, Astringent, Antiseptic, BP
Vitamin C, Carotene (A) Bioflavonoids
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Lime

Tree – Rind

Fevers, Rheumatism, Sore Throats, Headaches, Anorexia, Alcoholism, Depression,
Anxiety       Astringent, Tonic
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Mace

Tree – Peel of Fruit

Indigestion, Weakness, Bacterial Infections, Gout, Rheumatism, Arthritis,
Circulation
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Mandarin

Tree – Rind

Insomnia, Nervousness, Liver Problems, Digestion, Anxiety, Tonic, Tranquilizer
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Marjoram

Herb – Flowering Tops

Relaxing, Sprains, Bruises, Colds, Rheumatism, Intestinal, Cramps, Menstrual
Problems      Anxiety, Asthma, Bronchitis, Insomnia, Circulation, Muscular
Disorders
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Melissa

Herb – Leaves      Relaxing, Nervousness, Bacterial & Fungal Infections,
Diarrhea, Eczema, Sedative  Cardiac Tonic
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Myrrh

Tree – Bark/Resin

Antiseptic, Astringent, Tonic, Healing Agent, Dermatitis Coughs, Mouth and skin
ulcers, Bacterial & Fungal Infections
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Neroli

Blossoms-Bitter Orange Tree

Antidepressant, Aphrodisiac, Antiseptic, Digestive Aid, Sedative, Bacterial
Infections, Bronchitis, Diarrhea, Fungicide, Insomnia, Relaxing, Moisturizing
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Niaouli

Leaves and stems

Melaeleuca Tree  Antiseptic, Soothing Agents, Pain Reliever, Decongestant
Gomenol

Bush – Leaves, Twigs

Anti-viral, Wounds, Infections, Bacterial Disease, Sore Throats, Burns,
Respiration, Acne
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Nutmeg

Tree – Seed

Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle Aches, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Nervousness, Insomnia,
Cardio Stimulant
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Olive Oil

rheumatic conditions, hair care, soothes 10%     protein, minerals, vitamins
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Orange

Tree – Rind of Fruit

Depression, Anxiety, Constipation, Nervous Conditions, Muscular Spasm, Tonic,
Sedative     Antiseptic
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Oregano

Herb – Leaves & Flowering Tops

Anti-viral, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, Respiration, Muscle Pain, Digestion
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Palma Rosa

Grass

Skin infections, Anorexia, Tonic
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Parsley

Herb — Seeds

Nervous Conditions, Kidney Problems, Menstrual and Menopausal Problems,
Sedative, Diuretic
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Patchouli

Plant

Antidepressant, Sedative, Aphrodisiac   Anxiety, Acne, Eczema, Herpes, Ulcers
(Skin) “Tired Skin”
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Patchouli

Plant – Leaves

Skin Inflammations, Fungal infections, Acne, Eczema, Dandruff, Antiseptic,
Diuretic    Insecticide
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Peanut Oil

100% base oil   protein, vitamins, minerals
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Peppermint

Herb – Whole Plant

Inflammation, Nausea, Indigestion, Fevers, Flatulence, Headaches Migraine, Liver
Problems  Arthritis, Stimulant
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Peppermint

digestive, respiration, circulation, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, gas, flu,
migraine,     Fatigue, Migraine, Asthma, Bronchitis, Stimulating
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Petitgrain

Tree – Leaves, Twigs

Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression, Antiseptic, Tonic, Aids Convalescence
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Pimento

Tree – Berries, Twigs

Flatulence, Indigestion, Cramps, Intestinal Problems, Colds, Rheumatism,
Muscular Strains, Depression, Tonic, Tranquilizer
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Pine

Needles, Bark, Berries

Antiseptic, Diuretic, Stimulant adrenal glands, Bladder, Kidney, Chest
infections,      Infections, Fatigue, Rheumatism, Gout, Flu, Bronchitis, Muscle
Pain, Diuretic, Respiration Sore Throats, Colds, Circulation, Muscle pain
Turpentine
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Ravensara

Bush – Leaves

Viral Infections, Liver Infections, Lung Infections, Respiratory Problems,
Antiseptic
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Red thyme

anti-viral
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Rose

Flower

Depression, aphrodisiac, Female organ regulator, astringent, Sedative, Heart
tonic, Stomach      Liver, Uterus, Nausea, Headache, Insomnia, Skin Care,
Relaxing, Toning        Moisturizing, Antiseptic
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Rose Bulger (Bulgarian)

Bush – Flowers Petals

Anxiety, Depression, Circulatory Problems, Menopausal Problems, Antiseptic,
Tonic
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Rose Maroc (Morocco)

Bush – Flowers, Petals

Menstrual Disorders, Depression, Stress, Tension, Circulatory Conditions, Tonic,
Sedative
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Rosemary

Herb –

Physical & Mental stimulant, muscular conditions, antiseptic, sprains, arthritis
rheumatism, depression, fatigue, memory loss, migraine, flue, diabetes, hair
care, Antiseptic   Stimulating, Toning
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Sage

Herb – Plant

Tonic, Antiseptic, Diuretic, Blood Pressure, Female Reproductive System, Sores
Fatigue, Nervousness, Asthma, Bronchitis, Low Blood Pressure, Bacterial
Infections,   Rheumatism, Arthritis, Sprains, Fibrosis, Astringent
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Sandalwood

Tree

Antiseptic, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Fatigue, Impotence, Relaxing, Uplifting, Acne,
Cystitis, Moisturizing, Menstrual Problems, Skin Infections, Fungal & Bacterial
Infections, Sedative
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Sesame Oil

psoriasis, eczema, rheumatism, arthritis  10 % dilution vitamins, minerals,
proteins, lecithin, amino acids
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Soya Bean Oil

100 % base oil  protein, minerals, vitamins
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Spearmint

Herb – Leaves, Flowering Tops

Flatulence, Indigestion, Intestinal Cramps, Fevers, Nausea, Colic, Hemorrhoids
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Sunflower, Oil

base oil 100 %  vitamins, minerals
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Sweet Almond oil

From the kernel itching, soreness, dryness, inflammation    use 100%
Glucosides, minerals, vitamins, protein
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Tagetes

Plant – Flowers

Fungal Infections, Skin Infections, Cuts, Sprains, Strains, Wounds, Circulation
Antiseptic
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Tangerine

Uplifting
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Tea Tree

Tree – Leaves, Twigs

anti-viral, anti-fungal, antibacterial,

Antiseptic, Colds, Influenza, Cold Sores, Warts  Verrucas, Inflammation, Acne,
Burns, Candida, Shock, Hysteria
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Thyme  Red (Vulgaris)

Herb – Leaves, Flowering Tops

Bacterial Infections, Urinary Infections, Rheumatism, Lethargy, Sores, Wounds,
Stimulant       Tonic, Raises Immunity

Thyme  Red (Vulgaris)

Thyme linalol –  anti-viral, eliminates toxic wastes, whooping cough, warts,
neuralgia, fatigue, acne, Hair & skin care, cooking, antiseptic powders,
Fatigue, Skin Inflammation, Antiseptic      Only diluted, overuse causes thyroid
problems
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Valerian

Plant – Roots

Sedative, Calming, Nervous Conditions, Trembling, Neuralgia, Insomnia,
Palpitations    Sedative, Tranquilizer
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Vetiver

Roots of Grass

Calming, Anxiety, Nervous Tension, Insomnia, Rheumatism, Muscle Relaxant,
Antiseptic, Tonic
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Violet

Leaves  Plant – Leaves

Inflammations, Kidney Problems, Obesity, Skin Infections, Fibrosis, Rheumatism
Analgesic and Liver Decongestant
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Wheat germ Oil

eczema, psoriasis, premature aging,     10% dilution    protein, minerals,
vitamins
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Wintergreen

Herb –

Stimulating
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Yarrow

Herb – Leaves, Flowering Tops

Inflammations, Cramps, Constipation, Circulation, Rheumatoid Arthritis,
Menstrual Problems Astringent
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Ylang-Ylang

Tree-Flowers

Sedative, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, High Blood Pressure, Intestinal Infections,
Impotence        Uplifting, Moisturizing, Anxiety, Depression, Sedative, Tonic

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