Best Essential Oils Guide

ANISE MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA

Anise Myrtle has a particularly fresh, more appealing aroma than traditional anises and aniseeds.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES

Use similarly as traditional Aniseed. Relieves worry, stress, calming, flatulence.
Can be used as a fish attractant.
Also used as a drink or food flavouring, mask bad flavours or odours.
Good for indigestion.

HOW TO USE

Oil burner or vaporiser. Add 5 drops to 10ml of massage oil and rub into the stomach for flatulence. Add 2 to 4 drops per litre for drink recipes.

Anise Myrtle in flower

Anise Myrtle (Aniseed Myrtle) in flower, Byron Bay NSW

AUSTRALIAN BLUE CYPRESS OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA 

Australian Blue Cypress has a deep, woody, smoky, resinous, honey like aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES

A known antiviral being effective against unsightly skin lumps. It is useful for tired joints and muscles, or mix in Macadamia oil for sun dried skin), apply after little nasties bite . It is a known anti bacterial and is good for wound healing.
It is registered for use in perfumery for use as a fixative.
Calming, grounding, use when feeling grief, nervous or emotional distress.

HOW TO USE

Oil burner or vaporiser. Mix 1% with a carrier oil. One small drop can be added neat to skin complaints.

Australian Blue Cypress in Australian Blue Cypress Plantation an Australian Essential Oil

Australian Blue Cypress in an Australian Blue Cypress plantation, a unique Australian Essential Oil, Northern Territory

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – BUDDHA WOOD OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
An unusual woody aroma, with a whiskey like scent, ideal for blending.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Perfect to assist with meditation, as an aphrodisiac and blending with other oils.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner or vaporiser.

Buddha Wood before distillation

Buddha Wood before distillation

EUCALYPTUS BLUE GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, menthol, typical Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Energising, fresh, and a well known antiseptic. It has been traditionally used for colds coughs, flu, relief for tired joints and muscles.
Add to spas, air conditioning systems, laundry washing or floor washing water. Great in removing sticker and bandage residue. Clean stainless steel, remove stains, biro/texta and grease marks from clothing and assists in removing chewing gum.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply direct to minor wounds, 2-5 drops in a bath, 2-5 drops massage oils, 2-4 drops per litre of washing water.

Eucalyptus Blue Gum Plantation

Eucalyptus Blue Gum forest

EUCALYPTUS BLUE MALLEE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very medicinal, clinical Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Antiseptic, cuts and sores. Relief from coughs, colds, flu, and sinusitis. Use in massage for relief from headaches, arthritis, muscular aches and pains.
Also use in foot baths or spas.
Great for floor washing water, add to clothes washing, bathroom cleaning, clean ink stains of clothes and remove sticker residue.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply direct to minor wounds, 2-5 drops in a bath, 2-4 drops per litre of washing waters.

Eucalyptus Blue Mallee essential oil, Eucalyptus Blue Mallee flower

Eucalyptus Blue Mallee leaves

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – EUCALYPTUS LEMON SCENTED GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very fresh, crisp, invigorating strong lemon aroma with a slight Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Invigorating! Use as an air purifier, deodoriser, insect repellent, antiseptic, antiviral, anti-fungal, analgesic, expectorant, good for colds and flu.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri, bath and vacuum cloth bag. A good insect repellent, scent draw liners to repel cockroaches and silverfish.

Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum flowers, eucalyptus essential oils, Australian eucalyptus oils

Lemon Scented Gum Flowers

EUCALYPTUS PEPPERMINT GUM OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, spicy, pepperminty, Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Anti-asthmatic, antiseptic, expectorant, bronchitis conditions, colds, flus, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal.
The oil is energising when mentally fatigued, calming, soothing, sedating and room freshening.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, 2-5 drops in a baths and in chest rubs.

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum trees

FRAGONIA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
There are 3 distinct, yet equal constituents. It is this balance of 3 prime constituents which aromatherapists believe actually have a balancing effect on unbalanced emotions. The aromas are ones of freshness, then a lovely pleasant fragrance followed by a nice woody aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Emotional freeing, emotional balancing and anti-depressive.
Use as a perfume, for jet lag and as a room freshener or deodoriser. Ideal in spas, foot-baths, for massage, as a decongestant and an analgesic.
This oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 5 drops per 20ml of massage oil, 3-5 drops in a bath or a small drop neat to the skin as a perfume.

Fragonia flower

Fragonia (Agonis Fragans) flowering

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE –HONEY MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A delicate, fresh, uplifting, lemon, honey aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Clear and focus the mind, assists with concentration, and is uplifting, relaxing and calming. Offers relief for mental stress, relief for high pressure workers and students, or switching off from pressure situations. Actively anti-depressive, soothes hypertension, aids happiness, removes bad room smells, calms noisy children and has anti-infectious properties.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 1 drop per 20ml of massage oil, add to perfumes and cosmetics.

Honey Myrtle in the wild flowering

Honey Myrtle (Melaleuca teretifolia) plantation, south west Western Australia

KUNZEA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
Fresh, spicy, a hint of cinnamon, a pleasant Australian bush smell.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Great for insect bites, cuts, eczema, dermatitis, repairing soft tissue injuries, rashes, chilblains and flu. Excellent temporary relief of arthritis (up to 12 hours), muscular aches and pains. Treats symptoms of stress and tension.
Suitable for lifting or cleansing a room, spa or steam room.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, saunas, 2-10 drops in a bath and 2-10 drops per 20ml of massage. Non toxic, safe to apply direct to the skin in small amounts.

Kunzea, Kunzea Oil, Kunzea Essential Oil, Kunzea ambigua

Kunzea flowers

LEMON MYRTLE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A rich, uplifting, refreshing lemon aroma, more lemony than lemon.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Uplifting, relaxing, sedative, calming, improves concentration, anti-depressive, soothes hypertension, aids happiness, aids sleeping, remove bad room smells, and calm noisy children.
Has anti-fungal, anti-septic and anti-viral properties; good for colds and flus.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri, 1 drop per 20ml of massage oil, vacuum cloth bag, floor washing water, dishwashing liquid. Excellent food flavouring, add 2 to 4 drops per litre for drink recipes.

History of Australian Essential Oil

Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) and Bee, Byron Bay, NSW

LEMON TEA TREE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, citrus lemon aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Can be used as a room deodoriser, as an insect repellent, to aid concentration, relaxing and sedating.
Has anti-septic and anti-fungal properties, suitable to treat colds, flus and acne.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, add drops to insect repellents, add 2-4 drops per litre of cleaning liquids, apply small amounts diluted for acne.

Wild Lemon Tea Tree with Greg Trevena

Lemon Tea trees

BEST ESSENTIAL OILS GUIDE – NEROLINA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
An earthy, fresh, near fruity aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Calming, relaxing, uplifting, room deodoriser, anti-fungal, perfumery, antiseptic, head and chest colds, anti-viral for cold sores and shingles.
This essential oil is excellent against mites and head lice.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, 2-10 drops in a bath, perfume. Use on wash on products at up to 5% mix rate for mite treatments.

Nerolina flower

Nerolina flowers

NIAOULI OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A very fresh, lemon, minty, very pleasant Eucalyptus aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Useful for colds, flus and respiratory conditions>
A calming and refreshing oil.
Great for cleaning bathrooms, floors and household surfaces.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser and 2-6 drops in baths, 2 to 4 drops in washing waters.

Niaouli in flower, Niaouli Essential Oil, melaluca quinquenervia

Niaouli (Melaleuca quinquenervia) by a Byron Bay lake

ROSALINA OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A fresh, lavender aroma variety of Tea Tree, recommended for people who do not like Lavender and much, much more pleasant than Tea Tree.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Analgesic, calming, relaxing, helpful for sleep, respiratory conditions, acne, skin rashes, antiseptic, insect bites, cleaning floors and surfaces.
A child friendly alternative for treating cold symtpoms.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, spas, 2-6 drops in a bath, 2-5 drops per litre in cleaning waters, dilute for acne.

Rosalina Essential Oil

Rosalina flowers

SANDALWOOD OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
A rich, fragrant, sweet, earthy, woody, balsamic aroma.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
De-stress, relaxation, grounding, soothing, calming, mental clarity, still the mind, aids sleeping, aids meditation, aphrodisiac in a calming emotional sense.
Use as an excellent personal perfume or in natural deodorant for male or females.
Sandalwood oil has been demonstrated to be more effective against acne and acne inflammation than Tea Tree oil and is totally gentle.

HOW TO USE
Oil burner, vaporiser, apply a drop as a personal perfume, perfume fixative or base, potpourri, 3-8 drops in a massage oil, 2-6 drops in a bath, spas, anti skin ageing formulations, skin creams, acne and acne inflammation.

Australian Sandalwood plantation timber before distillation, sandalwood oil

Australian Sandalwood before distillation

TEA TREE OIL

ESSENTIAL OIL AROMA
Is sharp, fresh, medicinal, reassuring medicinal.

MODERN DAY & AROMATHERAPY USES
Anti-microbial, anti-septic, anti-bacterial, colds, flu and anti-fungal.
Use a small amount neat to treat acne.

HOW TO USE
Apply neat to cuts, sores, infections, oil burners, vaporisers, spas, 2-8 drops for footbaths and baths.

Tea Tree flowering in the wild

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Byron Bay, NSW