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Why Australian Essential Oils?


Australian Essential Oils are known for their purity, unique, distinctive aromas and wellness benefits. so, why use Australian essential oils? For those who are not quite familiar with our Australian Essential Oils, and wish to learn more about their unique qualities, we have drawn a few comparisons with traditional essential oils: Australian Sandalwood versus Indian Sandalwood One of the most prestigious essential oils of Australia is Australian Sandalwood. It is sustainably sourced by indigenous Australians, who have identified the best Sandalwood to harvest. Our Australian Sandalwood (Santalum spiactum) essential oil is sweeter and far more attractive than Indian Sandalwood [...]

Why Australian Essential Oils?2020-08-13T00:21:09+00:00

How To Make Essential Oils Blends Using Traditional & Australian Essential Oils


Australian essential oils possess truly unique qualities. Their scents are known to be fresh, uplifting and balancing. They are excellent essential oils to blend with traditional, more common essential oils such as rose geranium, sweet orange, cedar and lavender. Use some of our suggestions below for blending Australian essential oils with traditional essential oils, or get creative. Your imagination really is the limit!   Anise Myrtle Essential Oil (Aniseed Myrtle) – Cardamon, Caraway, Cedarwood, Coriander, Eucalypts, Fennel, Mandarin, Rosewood, and Tea Tree. (Potential dermal irritant) Australian Blue Cypress Essential Oil (Blue Cypress) – Eucalypts, Rose Geranium, Lavender, Spearmint and Sweet [...]

How To Make Essential Oils Blends Using Traditional & Australian Essential Oils2020-07-14T03:26:10+00:00

How To Make Australian Essential Oil Blends


Making Essential Oil Blends with Australian Essential Oils is easy. Try some of our following ideas for combining our Australian Essential Oils.   CALMING BLENDS: Anise Myrtle Essential Oil (Aniseed Myrtle) – in essential oil blend with Eucalypts, Niaouli and Tea Tree, potential dermal irritant. Honey Myrtle Essential Oil – try blending with Australian Blue Cypress, Emerald Cypress, Eucalyptus Lemon Ironbark, Rosalina (Lavender Tea Tree), Sandalwood. Eucalyptus Lemon Ironbark Essential Oil – in essential oil blend with Australian Blue Cypress, Eucalyptus Australiana, Kunzea, Rosalina (Lavender Tea Tree) and Sandalwood. Rosalina Essential Oil (Lavender Tea Tree)- with Anise Myrtle, Australian [...]

How To Make Australian Essential Oil Blends2020-07-24T00:14:45+00:00

How To Use Australian Essential Oils For Cleaning (Indoors & Outdoors)


Australian oils are refreshing, uplifting and balancing. The unique freshness of Australian essential oils makes them an excellent natural solution for cleaning inside and outside the home.  Here are some useful suggestions how to use Australian essential oils for cleaning and which oils are best to use: CLEANING INDOORS Air Freshener A number of Australian native essential oils are remarkably fresh. Some of the best for using in an air freshener are Fragonia, Honey Myrtle, Kunzea, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Tea Tree, Rosalina (Lavender Tea Tree) and any of the Eucalypts. All Purpose Cleaner Mix 40 drops Eucalyptus ‘Australiana’ [...]

How To Use Australian Essential Oils For Cleaning (Indoors & Outdoors)2020-07-23T06:06:54+00:00

Our Lemon Myrtle Oil History


Previous To Essentially Australia Greg Trevena (founder and owner of Essentially Australia) first read about Lemon Myrtle in ‘bush tucker’ books in 1991. In addition, he read that Lemon Myrtle oil has a high citral content. In 1993, Greg obtained his first dried Lemon Myrtle leaves. The distinctly fresh, lemony aroma of these leaves sparked his further interest in Lemon Myrtle. In 1995 Greg joined the now defunct ARBIA (Australian Rainforest Bushfood Association), based near Byron Bay. This association produced newsletters featuring new and potential Australian native rainforest crops. Lemon Myrtle was featured in the first newsletter, reviewing [...]

Our Lemon Myrtle Oil History2020-06-18T04:26:01+00:00


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