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+10:00

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+10:00

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+10:00

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+10:00

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+10:00

Rosalina Oil

Rosalina Oil Rosalina Location and Occurrence Rosalina trees (Melaleuca ericifolia) are a small tree 3 to 8 metres high, they produce a white flower in abundance in late spring. Rosalina trees are found in wetlands and beside streams from Port Macquarie, in mid north New South Wales to Tasmania. The tree was first reported by Europeans in 1797 by British botantist James Edward Smith. Rosalina Oil Beginnings There are no recordings of indigenous use but it is also certain they would have used the plant. Rosalina oil was first analysed and reported by pioneering Australian chemist and botantist [...]

Rosalina Oil2020-03-16T06:26:25+10:00

Sandalwood Oil

The Best Sandalwood Oil Ever For centuries, Indian Sandalwood has been regarded as the Sandalwood essential oil. With the European settlement of Australia, we are beginning to discover it's amazing floral diversity including our own Sandalwood species. Our Oil has been describing as ... Respected perfumier, Valerie Gearon, describes our product as 'dry, sweet, slightly terpenic top note, lactonic heart, with slight hay aspects, very woody, balsamic base, very tenacious, sweet dry down'. Our oil appears as a clear, crisp, bright oil, just a little viscous (like honey) and with no fine particles. History in Australia Australian Sandalwood [...]

Sandalwood Oil2020-11-07T10:23:17+10:00

History of Australian Essential Oil

History of Australian Essential Oil Indigenous Use The history of Australian essential oil starts thousands of years ago, indigenous people across all parts of Australia used hundreds of native Australian plants for a variety of medicinal uses. Most of the time, it was the essential oils in those plants which they were benefiting from. Australian plants were used for colds, cuts, sores, sore or swollen muscles, skin complaints and repelling insects. There were also plants with pleasant aromas which were burnt for a variety of effects. In the ‘Outback’, Australian Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) timber and leaves were burnt to [...]

History of Australian Essential Oil2020-03-12T23:18:09+10:00

Fragonia Essential Oil

In March 2013, we visited the only Fragonia essential oil plantations in the world in south west Western Australia. Where we videoed and learnt a lot more about Fragonia essential oil. The Beginning of Fragonia Essential Oil Fragonia was first recognised as plant with commercial potential as far back as 1996. It had been used in the cut flower industry, as a fragrant flower. In 2000 botantist Chris Robinson,  introduced the present growers of Fragonia to the plant for the first time. Up until then the plant had been harvested for the cut flower market. After many kilometres [...]

Fragonia Essential Oil2020-03-12T23:13:00+10:00

Kunzea Oil

Kunzea Oil Kunzea essential oil could potentially be one of the greatest essential oils Australia has ever produced. There is a mix or a composition of several special constituents which give Kunzea oil its special properties and uses. Kunzea oil is soft and gentle, so for most people the oil can be applied direct to the skin, Kunzea oil is also readily absorbed by the skin. This essential oil is a relatively new Australian essential oil, it was a plant noticed by early settlers who witnessed native animals sleeping under wild Kunzea bushes, so they called the understorey [...]

Kunzea Oil2020-06-05T00:09:52+10:00
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