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Essential Oils Directory:
Essential Oil Properties, Uses and Benefits

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This Essential Oils Directory lists over 150 essential oils, absolutes and CO2 supercritical extracts.

Each oil shown in the list links to a detailed essential oil profile that includes the uses, benefits, properties, botanical name, common method of extraction, color, consistency, perfumery note, strength of the initial aroma, aromatic description, constituents, and safety information. References are provided.

Essential Oil Profiles

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  • At this time, there are no profiles for essential oils beginning with the letter Q.





  • At this time, there are no profiles for essential oils beginning with the letter U.






View Essential Oil Profiles Alphabetized by Botanical Name

View Essential Oil Profiles Categorized by Plant Family

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Introductory Essential Oil Information

Essential Oils

If you're brand new to essential oils and holistic aromatherapy, start by reading the below definitions, information and guides:

Be sure to also read the other articles and guides within the Aromatherapy Articles & Guides area.

Essential Oil Guides, Tips and Info

Lavender Essential Oil Bottles

Essential Oils for Emotional Well-Being

Essential oils can play a part in enhancing your emotional outlook on life. See which essential oils can assist with particular emotional states.

Top 25 Best Smelling Essential Oils

Explore this list of 25 citrus, conifer, woody, floral, spicy, balsamic and resinous essential oils that have a reputation for being the best smelling essential oils that are commonly available.

Essential Oils for Men

View which essential oils are generally considered favorites amongst men.

Floral Essential Oils and Absolutes Guide

Explore the most popular floral essential oils and absolutes available for aromatherapy, wellness and natural perfumery.

Wood Essential Oils Guide

Explore the benefits and uses of wood essential oils for aromatherapy, wellness and natural perfumery.

Conifer Essential Oils Guide

Explore this introduction to conifers as a part of the plant kingdom and learn about many of the more commonly available conifer essential oils, their uses and their benefits.

Citrus Essential Oils Guide

Citrus Essential Oils are often thought of for their light, summery aromas, but I love using citrus oils all year round. My use of the citrus oils increases during the colder months as I find them energizing and help to uplift the spirits. They are the perfect complement to blends that fight off the winter blues, "cabin fever" and depression. Read about the aromatic properties of each of the citrus essential oils.

Seasonal Essential Oil Lists

Enjoy browsing this list of essential oils chosen with springtime use in mind. Blends are also provided.

The warmer summertime months are the perfect time to diffuse and blend with light, energizing, herbaceous, floral, and cooling essential oils.

Autumn / Fall
As Autumn brings forth its cooler temperatures and richly colored falling leaves, it's a good time to enjoy diffusing and blending with warming essential oils.

Winter / Holidays / Christmas
Enjoy diffusing and blending these essential oils to help get into the spirit of the season.

Additional Essential Oil Articles and Guides

For additional guides and detailed information, read the articles and guides located within the Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Articles & Guides area.

Shelf Life

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Important Information About the Profiles

The essential oil information provided on AromaWeb is intended for educational purposes only. The references to safety information, constituents and percentages is generalized information. The data is not necessary complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The essential oil photos are intended to represent the typical and approximate color of each essential oil. However, essential oil color can vary based on harvesting, distillation, age of the essential oil and other factors. Profiles for several absolutes are included within the directory, and are denoted as such.

General Safety Information

Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

Essential Oil Book Suggestions

Book Cover for Essential Oil Safety

Essential Oil Safety
Own Safety Profiles for 400 Essential Oils and 206 Constituents
Authors: Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young

The Complete Book Of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

The Complete Book Of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
Includes 125 Essential Oil Profiles
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Visit AromaWeb's Books area to find details about many other essential oil and aromatherapy books.

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