For centuries, Essential Oils have been popular for treating health conditions as well as maintaining and improving physical, emotional and mental wellbeing due its noticeable healing benefits.
The nourishing, healing plant oils can be used in various ways to maintain and improve wellbeing – for example; its used in medicines, beauty cosmetics, food, perfumes, aromatherapy and more. When applied, the nourishing oils can stimulate, soothe, relax and purify the skin and when inhaled, the body and mind is uplifted and relaxed from the scent.
What are Essential Oils?
Essential Oils are concentrated oils extracted from plants, flowers, bark, stem, leaves, roots, resins and even fruits by many different methods. Nowadays, the most popular, clean and non-toxic extractions are the distillation, cold pressing and CO2 extraction. Because of these different extraction process, we can obtain the most concentrated and purified “essence” of a plant. Essential Oils can be extracted from lavender; chamomile; jasmine; orange; lemon; eucalyptus, ginger, rosewood and much more. Each Essential Oil has their own benefits and healing properties which helps to improve our health and wellbeing.
“Did you know? It can take 4000 pounds of roses to extract just one pound of oil!”
What are the benefits of Essential Oils?
Improves Mood and Set Positive Atmosphere
Essential Oils help to improve mood and set a positive atmosphere with their uplifting scent. By simply smelling various essential oils (or a combination of them), our brains become stimulated and we can experience a range emotions — from calm to energized. The positive aroma improves mental wellbeing and it clears the mind from negative thoughts and induces feelings of positivity, wellness and inner peace.
Relieves Stress and Anxiety
Essential Oils are well known for their ability to ease the feeling of stress and anxiety in the mind and body. The blended aroma and sedative properties help to soothe the mind and body of any stress, anxiety or worry it may be feeling, and in turn helps to induce a calm, relaxed, positive and peaceful feeling. Essential Oils which work as a relaxant including lavender, rose, chamomile, rosewood, frankincense, ylang ylang and vetiver etc.
Essential Oils have proven to be an effective sleep aid as it helps people experiencing trouble in falling asleep and suffering from broken sleep. A number of essential oils (including lavender, chamomile, jasmine, rose and sandalwood to name a few) have sedative properties, therefore allowing for the ‘Circadian Rhythm’ to realign resulting in result sleep.
Boosts Immune System
The anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties found in Essential Oils help to boost the immune system and fight infections. The immune-boosting properties in Essential Oils work to destroy bacteria, fungus, viral pathogens which threat the immune system. Essential Oils which help to boost the immune system including lemon, eucalyptus, geranium, frankincense and peppermint etc.
Boosts Energy Levels
Essential Oils have stimulating properties which helps boost the body with needed energy. Essential Oils such as orange, lemon, grapefruit, nutmeg, rosemary and eucalyptus increase circulation in the body, thus raising energy levels and stimulating the mind. Rather than using caffeine, energy drinks or energy pills, natural essential oils are a healthier way to feel refreshed, energised and uplifted without the damaging effects of artificial stimulants.
Kathleen Natural brings you these beautiful, indulgent aromatherapy products to enhance your bath and shower experience. There are three collections and each includes a Bubble Bath & Shower Gel and a Body & Massage Oil that helps to nourish, protect and hydrate the skin and also helps with your wellbeing.
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Top Note: Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon oil is a good remedy for restoring lustre to dull skin. Its antiseptic properties help in treating pimples and various other skin disorders. It helps lift the mood and aid concentration, improves lymph drainage, and cleanses the body. Lemon ads freshness with its bright, citrus aroma.
Heart Note: Rosewood Essential Oil
Rosewood rejuvenates the skin and keeps it looking healthy and young. The health benefits of rosewood can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant. This lively scent can leave one smiling within minutes.
Base Note: Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium promotes beautiful and radiant skin. It is used to treat acne, reduce inflammation, alleviate anxiety and balance hormones. This essential oil can help uplift spirits and lessen fatigue whilst encouraging blood and lymph circulation.
Tranquil Fields – Indulge the mind and body with the relaxing duo
Top Note: Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is one of the most calming herbal oils and benefits the mind and body by reducing anxiety and emotional stresses, improving sleep and brain functions, relieving pain and helping to heal burns and wounds.
Heart Note: Frankincense Essential Oil
The power of frankincense is extraordinary. Its sweet and woody fragrance is often used to promote relaxation, relieve chronic stress and anxiety, and reduce pain. It can build immunity, reduce inflammation, heal age spots, and help relax and calm the mind.
Base Note: Vanilla Essential Oil
Vanilla is rated as one of the most relaxing aromas. Vanilla can be used as a sedative and body oil because of its properties as an antioxidant and antidepressant. Scientists found the smell of vanilla eases breathing problems and sleep apnea. Warm vanilla helps bring overall sense of balance and harmony to the body and mind.
Sensual Rose – Boost your senses and enhance feelings of positivity
Top Note: Orange Essential Oil
Uplifting orange oil has a sweet, fruity scent and is expressed from the rind of the sun-ripened oranges. Naturally revitalising, sweet orange is a staple aromatherapy oil for creating a bright, uplifting and invigorating ambiance.
Heart Note: Rose Essential Oil
Rose has astringent properties that make it perfect for toning and lifting the skin. It can inspire romance. It helps alleviate feelings of shock and is believed to stimulate the hormone secretions that trigger menstruation and ease post-menopausal symptoms. Rose is often used to enhance feelings of wellbeing and to induce feelings of positivity, joy and hope.
Base Note: Nutmeg Essential Oil
Nutmeg has antibacterial properties that work against 25 different bacteria. Nutmeg oil is useful for treating muscular and joint pain and relieving menstrual cramps. This earthy aroma comforts the body, improves blood circulation, and helps reduce mood swings and depression.
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