Soothing lavender is one of the most popular of all nature’s essential oils because it is able to help lift away anxiety, insomnia and feelings of sadness. Lavender’s main component is linalool, a terpene that when breathed in, reacts with the brain’s limbic system to ease frazzled nerves, allowing the mind to relax and wind down after even the most stressful of days.
Our lavender is extracted from flowers grown in France, where fields in Provence are covered in purple blooms during the summer months, filling the air with the plant’s irresistible spicy-sweet aroma.
Familiar and exotic at the same time, the fresh scent of eucalyptus is derived from hundreds of different varieties of the Eucalyptus tree and contains properties that revive the spirit, ease tension and lift a blue mood. It also contains compounds that benefit the respiratory system.
If you're searching for a scent that can bring calm to your space, lemongrass is ideal. This essential oil distilled from plants harvested in both India and Sri Lanka features compounds that have been shown in research including a 2015 study from Korea to reduce blood pressure, which relieves symptoms of stress.
Both invigorating and revitalizing, orange is an ideal choice to add to your essential oil collection. Its familiar scent is one that will bring cheer to your home, but orange also contains myrcene, a monoterpene that encourages the neurotransmitters that that control feelings of well-being to release more mood-boosting hormones, including serotonin and dopamine. And despite its ability to energize, orange also helps you relax and unwind, improving restful sleep.
Experts say that peppermint - an energizing, revitalizing essential oil - can help workouts last longer by giving energy a boost, but this versatile essential also helps improve sleep and ease stress thanks to the levels of limonene, a terpene also found in citrus oils, it contains. Peppermint also contains menthol, which may help relieve tension headaches, making it one of the most popular essential oils for home scetning around.
In Japan, many people practice the art of forest bathing, which involves going into the woods with purpose, taking in all of the scents that the forest has to offer to ease stress and lift tension and anxiety. Cedarwood helps bring the forest into your home when you can't take in the aroma of the woods, helping calm frazzled nerves and improve sleep by preventing nagging worries that may keep you awake at night. Versatile cedarwood also helps increase concentration, repels insects and deodorizes your space.
The bright, refreshing scent of lemon essential oil contains three compounds that work in synergy to improve mood and relieve anxiousness, including linalool, myrcene, and alpha-pinene, making this oil ideal for winding down after a stressful day. Diffusing this oil in your home will not only help ease stress and anxiety, its clean, bright scent when used in aromatherapy has been shown in studies to help change the way your brain responds to pain, diminishing discomfort.
Tea tree oil is such a popular essential oil thanks to its many therapeutic benefits, which native Australians have known for centuries. Our 100 percent pure essential oil is distilled from plants harvested from Australia and has antibacterial qualities that can target issues such as mold thanks to its bacteria-killing compounds, and it can also help boost the body's immune system.
Nothing boosts endorphin levels as much as a hike in the woods, and our Pine essential oil brings that feeling of bliss into your home. Perfect during any season, pine soothes mood, eases tension and relieves fatigue, making it more likely that you'll grab your hiking boots and head out into the woods to take advantage of all the sights, sounds and smells the forest has to offer.
Cinnamon's familiar, warm aroma may bring to mind autumn's falling leaves, but the essential oil of Sri Lanka is so versatile. Cinnamon also has the ability to lift feelings of sadness, thanks to generous levels of eugenol and cinnamaldehyde, two compounds that increase levels of the mood-boosting neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin.
Lime is an uplifting citrus scent and contains two powerful compounds, alpha-pinene, and myrcene, which work in synergy to ease anxiety by interacting with the same neurotransmitters that are impacted by drugs in the benzodiazepine class, elevating dopamine and serotonin levels naturally.