Essential Oil

What It Does

Recommended Use

Precautions

Bergamot
(Citrus bergamia)

Soothes stress and depression; increases appetite.

Inhale or use in a massage oil.

Increases skin’s sensitivity.

Jasmine
(Jasminum officinale)

Eases depression; relieves fatigue; induces sleep.

Inhale or add to bathwater.

May cause an allergic reaction; do not use if pregnant.

Lavender
(Lavandula officinalis)

Helps with anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and stress.

Inhale or add to bathwater or massage oil.

None known.

Vetiver
(Vetiveria zizanoides)

Calms stress and boosts energy.

Blend with lavender or ylang ylang for a rejuvenating bath.

None known.

Ylang ylang
(Cananga odorata)

Increases sense of well-being.

Add to an herbal bath or massage oil.

Overuse may cause headaches or nausea.