Essential Oils by Aura Cacia

Well Being is created by a healthy balance of Mind, Body and Spirit; one cannot be treated separately from the other, and the gently healing qualities of Nature are specifically designed to clear out our systems and re-balance our Energy Centers. The use of herbal plants is as old as time and the natural healing resources that the Earth supplies is endless. Once banned as sorcery, the ancient art of Aromatheraphy is limited only by your imagination. Enjoy.
The use of essential oils is a holistic approach that supports traditional medicine and is NOT a substitute for competent medical treatment.
1. When using essential oils always dilute. 10 drops of essential oils to 1/2 ounce of carrier oil (almond oil, vegetable oil, hemp oil, etc...)
2. Store essential oils away from light in a cool location, with the bottle tightly closed. Properly stored oils will maintain there potency for many years.
3. Keep essential oils out of reach of children.
4. Essential oils rich in menthol (Peppermint) should not be used on the throat or neck of children under the age of 30 months.
5. Pregnant women and those with high blood pressure or epilepsy should consult a health care professional before use.
6. People with allergies should always do a skin test on a sensitive area, such as the inside of the upper arm .
7. Keep essential oils away from open flames.

key to safety code
pg - avoid if pregnant
bp - people with high blood pressure should avoid
ep - people with eplepsy should avoid
sun - avoid use in sun
sk - dilute well; skin irritant

Aura Cacia Essential Oils
1/2 ounce
Anise - pg/ep
Anise Seed - Pimpinella anisum/Spain, France, Italy, Morocco/Seed. The oil of anise and star anise are often used and sold interchangeably because they are similar in aroma and chemical make-up. The primary constituent of both is anethole, a sweet substance that solidifies at room temperature. If this happens simply warm the bottle in a warm water bath until the oil liquefies.
Aromatherapy: cheering, mildly euphoric.
Metaphyscial properties: fertility, love, visions.

Basil (sweet) - pg/sk
Basil, Sweet - Ocimum basilicum/France, United States/Leaf. There are many types of basil: linalool basil, exotic basil and sweet basil. The odor of the linalool type is very green, floral-sweet and is most often used in expensive perfumes. The exotic type of basil is stronger with a hint of camphor. Sweet basil type combines both qualities in a floral-spicy aroma with a lasting herbal sweetness. Clary sage, bergamot and lime oil work well with basil oil.
Aromatherapy: clarifying, uplifting, energizing, refreshing.
Metaphyscial properties: luck, prosperity, banishing.

Bay - pg/sk
Bay - Pimenta racemosa/Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Dominica/Leaf. Bay oil is distilled from the leaves and small twigs of the bay rum tree. It has a powerful, spicy, sweet aroma with a distinctive clove note. It is used to produce bay rum fragrance and as a component of fresh, spicy scents.
Aromatherapy: clarifying, warming.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, healing, strenght.

Bergamot sun/pg/ep
Bergamot and Bergamot BF - Citrus bergamia/Italy/Fruit Peel. Bergamot oil is cold-pressed from the peel of the nearly ripe fruit. The aroma of bergamot oil is fresh, lively, fruity and sweet. It is an excellent deodorizer. It contains a constituent called bergaptene that increases the skin's sensitivity to sunlight. Bergamot BF means "bergaptene free." Most of the sensitizing bergaptene constituent has been distilled out of this product but traces may still remain. Common sense dictates that one avoid using bergamot and bergamot BF on the skin when there is a possibility of exposure to sunlight.
Aromatherapy: uplifting, inspiring, confidence-building.
Metaphyscial properties: creativity, visions, intutitiveness.

Camphor (white) - pg/ep
Camphor, White - Cinnamomum camphora/China, Japan/Wood. The crude essential oil distilled from the wood of camphor trees contains 35 to 40% camphor along with the potentially carcinogenic constituent safrol. Crude camphor oil is re-distilled to remove the safrol and produce white camphor. White is the grade preferred in scenting detergents, soaps, disinfectants, deodorants, room sprays and other household products.
Aromatherapy: clarifying, energizing, purifying.
Magcikal properties: health, devination.

Cardamom Seed - Elettaria cardamomum/India, Guatemala, Sri Lanka/Seed. The oil has a spicy, camphor-like aroma with floral undertones. It imparts a warm note to masculine scents and floral perfumes. It blends well with bergamot, frankincense, ylang ylang, cedarwood and coriander.
Aromatherapy: warming, comforting, alluring.
Magcikal properties: love, grounding.

Cassia Bark - sk
Cassia Bark - Cinnamomum casia/China/Bark. Cassia, or Chinese cinnamon, is the spice sold as cinnamon in the United States. Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum- see entry below under Cinnamon Bark) is considered the true cinnamon in most of the rest of the world. The two are similar in taste, though Ceylon cinnamon has a sweeter, more delicate flavor. The oils of both contain cinnamic aldehyde as the major component, with cassia having the larger amount. Caution: Cassia oil is very irritating to the skin and should be handled with care.
Aromatherapy: comforting, energizing, warming.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, phychic power, victory.

Cedarwood (Texas) - pg $3.95
Cedarwood, Red - Juniperus virginiana/United States/Wood. Red cedarwood oil is most often distilled from sawdust. Cedarwood is popular for making pencils, cabinets, chests and lining closets. The essence has an oily, balsamic aroma reminiscent of freshly split green wood. It adds body and a warm quality to fragrances. It combines well with vetiver and sandalwood oils. It is also used to scent room sprays, disinfectants, insect repellents and soaps.
Aromatherapy: centering, supportive, strengthening.
Metaphyscial properties: grounding, purification, protection.

Chamomile (wild) - pg
Chamomile, Wild - Ormenis multicaulis/Morocco/Flowering Top. Wild or Moroccan chamomile is related to andy chamomile. While the fragrance of these two are somewhat similar, wild chamomile is distinct enough to have earned its own place in perfumery. Wild chamomile has a fresh, herbal note and a rich, balsamic, sweet undertone which is very long-lasting. It blends well with woody fragrances like cypress, as well as citrus oils and musk scents like angelica.
Aromatherapy: soothing, nurturing.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, dreams.

Cinnamon (leaf) - pg/ep/sun/sk
Cinnamon Leaf - Cinnamomum zeylanicum/Indonesia, Sri Lanka/Leaf. Cinnamon leaf oil is distilled from the leaves of the same tree that produces cinnamon bark oil. The aroma is more reminiscent of cloves than cinnamon due to the large amount of eugenol in the oil. It is often used in Oriental fragrances. Use with care, cinnamon leaf can irritate the skin.
Aromatherapy: refreshing, vitalizing.
Metaphyscial properties: strenght, phychic power.

Citronella - pg/ep
Citronella - Cymbopogon nardus/Sri Lanka/Herb. There are two types of citronella: the Java type and the Ceylon type. I offer the Ceylon type. While the grass that produces the Java oil is grown in many parts of the tropical world, the Ceylon type is cultivated in Sri Lanka. The oils produced from the two types of grasses vary somewhat in composition, aroma and flavor. The odor of Ceylon citronella is fresh, grassy and warm-woody. It is preferred for scenting outdoor sprays, room sprays and household products. Java oil has a sweeter, more floral aroma which is preferred in perfumery.
Aromatherapy: purifying, vitalizing.
Metaphyscial properties: banishing, protection.

Clary Sage - pg
Clary Sage-Salvia sclarea/Europe/flowering herb.A biennial herb in the genus Salvia which is native throughout Europe and east and central Asia, but which was historically mostly found in southern France, Italy, Switzerland, and Syria. Clary sage oil has a spicy, hay-like, bittersweet aroma, is long-lasting and the oil is valued as a fixative for other scents.
Aromatherapy: centering, euphoric, visualizing.
Metaphyscial properties: dreams, euphoria.

Clove Bud - pg/ep/sk $6.75
Clove Bud - Syzygium aromaticum/Madagascar/Flower Bud. The best clove oil is distilled from the whole dried flower buds of the clove tree. Inferior oils are distilled from the leaves and stems and are sometimes sold as clove oil without any designation of the source. Clove bud oil has a powerful, spicy-fruity, warm, sweet aroma. Clove oil is highly irritating to the skin and should be handled with caution.
Aromatherapy: warming, comforting.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, positive energy.

Cypress - Cupressus sempervirens/France/Leaf and Twig. The oil has a refreshing, spicy, juniper and pine needle-like aroma and is often used as a modifier in pine fragrances. It blends well with lavender, clary sage, citrus and Angelica.
Aromatherapy: purifying, balancing.
Metaphyscial properties: invocations, divinations.

Eucalyptus - pg/ep
Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus globulus/Spain, Portugal, Australia, France, China/Leaf. Of the 300 species of eucalyptus trees in the world, Eucalyptus globulus is the best known. Eucalyptus has long been used in topical preparations such as liniments and salves. Cineole is the major constituent.
Aromatherapy: purifying, invigorating.
Metaphyscial properties: purification, basnishing.

Fennel - pg/ep
Fennel, Sweet - Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce/Spain/Fruit. Sweet fennel oil has a very sweet, earthy, anise-like aroma due to its primary constituent, anethole. Sweet fennel usually contains more anethole than bitter fennel oil.
Aromatherapy: nurturing, supportive, restorative.
Metaphyscial properties: counter magick, protection.

Balsam Fir (needle)
Fir Needle, Siberian - Abies sibirica/Russia, Austria/Needle and Twig. It has a fresh, balsamic aroma reminiscent of a pine forest. It is used extensively in perfumery in masculine, woodsy scents. Lavender, pine, spruce, citrus, rosemary and juniper berry oils all blend especially well with this essential oil.
Aromatherapy: elevating, refreshing.
Metaphyscial properties: invocations, enchantments, power.

Frankincense - Boswellia carteri/Somalia, Ethiopia/Gum Resin. Various species of frankincense trees grow wild throughout Western India, Northeastern Africa and Southern Saudi Arabia. The oil is distilled from the gum resin that oozes from incisions made in the bark of the trees. The oil is spicy, balsamic, green-lemon-like and peppery. It modifies the sweetness of citrus oils such as orange and bergamot. It is also the base for incense type perfumes and is important in Oriental, floral, spice and masculine scents.
Aromatherapy: calming, visualizing, meditative.
Metaphyscial properties: consecration, protection, dreams.

Geranium - pg
Geranium (Bourbon) - Pelargonium graveolens/Reunion/Leaf. This oil is one of the most important perfumery oils and is an important ingredient in all types of fragrances. It has a powerful, leafy-rose aroma with fruity, mint undertones. Bourbon oil, from the island of Reunion, is considered the finest grade, and has the best staying power. It is used in skin care products for both its fragrance and its toning, cleansing properties.
Aromatherapy: soothing, mood-lifting, balancing.
Metaphyscial properties: fertility, health, love.

Ginger - Zingiber officinale/China, Jamaica/Rhizome. Ginger oil has a warm, spicy-woody odor. It blends well with spice and citrus oils.
Aromatherapy: warming, strengthening, anchoring.
Metaphyscial properties: money, success, power.

Grapefruit - pg/ep/sun
Grapefruit - Citrus paradisi/Israel, Italy/Peel. Our oil is cold-pressed from the peel of the common grapefruit. It has a fresh, sweet, bitter, citrus aroma. It is used to scent citrus perfumes and colognes, soaps, creams and lotions.
Aromatherapy :refreshing, cheering.
Metaphyscial properties :enchantment, creativity.

Juniper (berry)
Juniper Berry - Juniperus communis/Bulgaria, France/Fruit. Juniper berry oil is distilled from the dried ripe berry of the juniper tree. Juniper berry oil has a fresh, warm, balsamic, woody-pine needle odor. It is used with citrus oils in room sprays and in masculine and outdoorsy perfumes, after shaves and spicy colognes.
Aromatherapy: supportive, restoring.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, purification.

Lavender Flower - Lavandula angustifolia/Bulgaria, France/Flowering Top. Lavender oil is used in baths, room sprays, toilet waters, perfumes, colognes, massage oils, sachets, salves, skin lotions and oils. It has a sweet, balsamic, floral aroma which combines well with many oils including citrus, clove, patchouli, rosemary, clary sage and pine.
Aromatherapy: balancing, soothing, normalizing, calming, relaxing, healing.
Metaphyscial properties: fertility, love, visions.

Lemon - pg/ep/sun/sk
Lemon - Citrus limon/United States, Israel/Peel. Our lemon oil is cold-pressed, a much better oil than distilled. The scent is evocative of the fresh ripe peel. Lemon oil in the bath or in massage oils should be well diluted as it can cause skin irritation. Caution: avoid using the oil in body care products when going out into the sun as it can cause redness and burning of the skin.
Aromatherapy: uplifting, refreshing, cheering.
Metaphyscial properties :invocations, intuitive.

Lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus/Guatemala, Haiti, Sri Lanka/Leaf. Lemongrass oil is dis tilled from a tropical grass native to Asia. It has a powerful, lemony, grassy aroma. It is used in insect repellents, room sprays, soaps and detergents.
Aromatherapy: vitalizing, cleansing.
Metaphyscial properties: banishing, protection.

Lime - pg/ep/sun
Lime - Citrus aurantifolia/United States, Mexico/Peel. Two types of lime oil are commonly sold: distilled and cold-pressed. Distilled oil is pale yellow or clear in color with a perfumey-fruity, limeade aroma. Pressed oil, which we offer, is yellowish to green in color, with a rich, fresh, lime peel aroma. While pressed lime oil is produced in smaller quantities and is more expensive than distilled lime oil, it is preferred in aromatherapy. Lime oil applied to the skin, may, in the presence of sunlight, cause a skin reaction.
Aromatherapy: refreshing, cheering.
Metaphyscial properties: prosperity, victory.

Marjoram (wild) - pg/ep
Marjoram, Wild - Thymus mastichina/Spain/Herb. Wild marjoram oil is not a variety of marjoram but is actually distilled from a species of wild thyme which grows in Spain. The oil has a strong, sweet-spicy, eucalyptus fragrance and is used in small amounts in massage oils for its invigorating effect.
Aromatherapy: purifying, clarifying.
Metaphyscial properties: glamoring, enchantments.

Myrrh - pg
Myrrh - Commiphora species/Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia/Gum Resin. Natural myrrh resin is one of the oldest known perfumery materials. The oil has a balsamic, warm and spicy aroma that blends well in Oriental, woody and forest-type perfumes. It is also used in ointments and other skin care products. Myrrh was used as incense and in embalming preparation in ancient Egypt.
Aromatherapy: centering, visualizing, meditative.
Metaphyscial properties: grounding, visions, protection.

Nutmeg - pg/ep
Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans/Indonesia, East Indies/Fruit. Nutmeg oil is distilled from whole, dried nutmegs that have been cut into small particles and pressed to remove the fixed oil, also known as nutmeg butter. The oil has the characteristic aromatic, volatile, oily-spicy fragrance of whole nutmegs. Nutmeg oil is a component in men's fragrances and spicy perfumes.
Aromatherapy: rejuvenating, uplifting, energizing.
Metaphyscial properties: courage, knoweledge.

Orange - pg/ep/sun
Orange, Sweet - Citrus sinensis/United States, Brazil/Peel. More sweet orange oil is produced than any other citrus oil. Two kinds of sweet orange oil are available: distilled or expressed. Distilled oil is a byproduct of juice making and has an inferior aroma. It is often used as an adulterant in expressed or pressed oil. Our oil is pressed from the peels of ripe, sweet oranges. It has a lively, fruity, sweet aroma. It is used to scent fruity and eau de cologne fragrances. All citrus oils are quick to deteriorate and should be stored in a cool, dry, dark area in full containers.
Aromatherapy: cheering, refreshing, uplifting.
Metaphyscial properties: creativity, fertility, beauty.

Palmarosa - Cymbopogon martinii/India, Brazil/Top. Palmarosa is distilled from a grass closely related to citronella and lemongrass. The oil has a floral-rose grassy scent.It is used extensively in perfumes and soaps to add or enhance a rose note. Palmarosa is a cleansing, astringent addition to skin care products such as bath and massage oils.
Aromatherapy: refreshing.
Metaphyscial properties: luck, insight, success.

Patchouli - Pogostemon cablin/Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia/Leaf. Used in countless perfumes and fragrances, patchouli is noted for its long-lasting fragrance and fixative ability. It borders on the exotic and even the name patchouli evokes images of heady aromas, dark, rich colors, candlelight, incense and intrigue. The aroma is very intense; it can be described as earthy, rich, sweet, balsamic, woody and spicy. Patchouli oil is one of the few essential oils that improve with age.
Aromatherapy: andytic, soothing, sensual.
Metaphyscial properties: lust, enchantment, glamoring.

Peppermint - pg/ep
Peppermint - Mentha piperita/United States/Herb. Peppermint has a powerful, sweet, menthol aroma which, when inhaled undiluted, can make the eyes water and the sinuses tingle.
Aromatherapy: vitalizing, refreshing, cooling.
Metaphyscial properties: banishing, courage, strenght.

Pine - pg/ep/sk
Pine - Pinus sylvestris/Russia, Austria/Twig and Needle. Pine oil is distilled from the twigs and needles of the Scotch pine that grows throughout much of Europe and Asia. It has a fresh, resinous, pine needle aroma. The oil is used to scent a number of household and personal care products such as room sprays, detergents, vaporizer liquids, cough and cold preparations and masculine perfumes. When used in skin care preparations, pine oil should always be well diluted as it can be irritating to sensitive skin.
>Aromatherapy: refreshing, invigorating.
Magickkal properties: purifying, banishing.

Rosemary - pg/ep
Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis/France, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia/Flowering Top. Rosemary is known as the herb of remembrance. The plant produces an almost colorless essential oil with a strong, fresh, camphor aroma. It's used in many citrus colognes, forest and Oriental perfumes, and eau de cologne. Rinses for dark hair often contain rosemary, as do room deodorants, household sprays, disinfectants and soaps.
Aromatherapy: clarifying, invigorating.
Metaphyscial properties: mental clarity, banishing, purification.

Rosewood - Aniba rosaeodora/Brazil/Wood. Rosewood, or bois de rose as it is also called, is a tropical tree growing wild in the Amazon basin. It has a sweet-woody, floral-nutmeg aroma that finds extensive use in fantasy-type perfumes and colognes. It is also used to scent soaps, creams, lotions, bath oils and massage oils.
Aromatherapy: gently strengthening, calming.
Metaphyscial properties: fertility, glamoring, love.

Sage - pg/ep

Metaphyscial properties:

Sandalwood - Santalum album/India, Indonesia/Heart Wood and Root. Until recently all sandalwood has been cultivated in the Mysore state of India. It takes a minimum of 30 years to produce trees that are mature enough for distillation. Recently, established sandalwood plantations in Indonesia have matured enough to allow harvest and distillation of this exotic oil. Sandalwood oil has a sweet-woody, warm, balsamic aroma that improves with age. The essential oil blends wonderfully with most oils, especially rose, lavender, neroli and bergamot. Sandalwood oil is also an excellent cleansing, astringent addition to massage and facial oils, bath oils, aftershaves, lotions and creams.
Aromatherapy: relaxing, centering, sensual.
Metaphyscial properties: grounding, manifesting wishes, healing.

Spearmint - Mentha spicata/United States, China/Flowering Herb. Aromatherapists use spearmint to energize the mind and body. A few drops in bath water has a refreshing effect while a facial steam of spearmint oil helps cleanse and tighten pores.
Aromtherapy: refreshing, cooling, vitalizing.
Metaphyscial properties: healing, creativity, love.

Tangerine - pg/ep/sun
Tangerine - Citrus reticulata/United States, Brazil/Peel. Our tangerine oil is pressed from the peel of ripe fruit. It is an orange-colored oil with the vibrant fragrance of fresh tangerines. The oil is used in colognes and occasionally in perfumes.(See Mandarin Orange)
Aromatherapy: cheering, uplifting.
Metaphyscial properties: peace, binding.

Tea Tree
Tea Tree - Melaleuca alternifolia/Australia/Leaf. The leaf of the tea, or ti, tree had a long history of use by the indigenous peoples of Australia before tea tree was "discovered" by the crew of the famous English explorer James Cook. The aroma of the oil is warm, spicy, medicinal and volatile. It is occasionally used to scent spicy colognes and aftershaves. It blends well with lavandin, rosemary and nutmeg oils.
Metaphyscial properties: hex breaking, banishing, strenght.

Thyme - pg/sk(red)
Thyme, Red and White - Thymus vulgaris/Spain/Herb. Red thyme oil is the natural essential oil produced from wild-growing thyme plants. White thyme starts out as red thyme oil that has been further refined and redistilled to remove the constituents that produce the red color. Red thyme oil has an intense, sweet, herbal, spicy-medicinal aroma. The aroma and action of white thyme oil is a bit milder. Both are used to scent soaps, colognes and aftershaves. Caution: Thyme oil can be irritating to the skin and should be used cautiously.
Aromatherapy: cleansing, purifying, energizing.
Metaphyscial properties: strenght, courage, health.

Vetiver - Vetiveria zizanioides/Indonesia/Root. The aroma is rich, woody, earthy and sweet. It improves with age. Vetiver oil is used extensively in perfumery for its fixative effects as well as its fragrance.
Aromatherapy: supportive, grounding.
Metaphyscial properties: fidelity, potency.

Wintergreen - pg/ep/sk
Wintergreen - Gaultheria procumbens/China/Leaf. This oil was once an important perfumery and flavoring material, but has been replaced by less expensive and more reliable supplies of synthetic methyl salicylate. It is used in toothpaste and mouthwash.
Aromatherapy : refreshing, bracing, invigorating.
Metaphyscial properties: protection, healing, hex breaking.

Ylang Ylang
Ylang Ylang - Cananga odorata/Comoro Islands/Flower. Ylang ylang oil is distilled from the early morning, fresh-picked flowers of the cananga tree. The distillation process is interrupted at various points and the oil accumulates is removed. The first oil to be drawn off is the highest quality and is graded "extra." Ylang ylang extra has an intense floral, sweet, jasmine-like, almost narcotic aroma.
Aromatherapy: sensual, euphoric.
Metaphyscial properties: andyce, prophetic dreams.

Aura Cacia Precious Essential Oils
Precious Essential oils expertly blended in Jojoba oil to make them affordable and ready to use straight from the bottle.
1/2 ounce

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