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Uses of Oils

I intend to have information for each condition mentioned which will give signs and symptoms, treatments, and general information for the various conditions and blends of essential oils and other alternative/complimentary therapies that will aid in treating the condition. I'm updating this page frequently so please keep checking.

Before using any of the information from this site read the cautions and safety information.

Aggression: bergamot, chamomile, juniper, lemon, marjoram, rosemary, ylang ylang
Anger: chamomile, jasmine, marjoram, palma rose, rose, rosemary, ylang ylang
Anxiety: chamomile, lavender, orange, neroli, sandalwood
Apathy: jasmine
Apetite (loss of): palmarosa
Aphrodisiac: sandalwood, ylang ylang
Arthritis: black pepper, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoram, pine, rosemary, wintergreen
Asthma: clary sage, cypress, frankincense, rosemary
Athlete's foot: myrrh, lemongrass, patchouli, tea tree
Anxiety: bergamot, lavender, pititgrain, rosewood, ylang ylang
Bleeding Gums: cypress, myrrh, tea tree
Blood pressure (high): ylang ylang
Broken Capillaries: rose
Bronchitis: basil, decarwood, frankincense, sandalwood, tea tree
Bruises: arnica, fennel, geranium, hypericum, lavender
Breast Feeding - Insufficient Milk: fennell
Burns, minor: avocado, chamomile, hypericum, lavender, wheatgerm
Catarrh: benzoin, cedarwood, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, lime, myrrh, niaouli, pine, pumpkin seed, thyme
Cellulite: bergamot
Central Nervous System Stimulant: rosemary
Chest Cough: basil
Chest Infections: myrrh
Chillblains: arnica, black pepper, ginger, juniper, marjoram, rosemary
Child Birth: jasmine, lavender
Children - hyperactivity: lavender, tangerine
- restlessness: lavender
- sleeplessness: tangerine
Circulation, Peripheral: aniseed, basil, citronella, cypress, eucalyptus, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, lime, myrrh, niaouli, orange, peppermint, pine, rosemary, tea tree, thyme lavender, lemon, lemongrass, lime, myrrh, niaouli, orange, peppermint, pine, tea tree, thyme
colds: eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree
Coldsores: bergamot, eucalyptus, lavender, rosewood, tea tree, basil
Colic: chamomile, fennell, ginger, mandarin, peppermint, spearmint
Confidence, lack of: jasmine
Constipation: fennell, orange
Corns: lemon
Coughs: aniseed, bensoin, cajuput, cedarwood, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, jasmine, myrhh, niaouli, pine, sandalwood, thyme
Cuts and Abrasions: calendula, carrot, geranium, hypericum, lavender, niaouli, tea tree
Cystitis: pumpkin seed, sandalwood, bergamot, frankincense
Dandruff: cedarwood, jojoba, patchouli, rosemary
Dermatitis: chamomile, lavender, palmarosa
Diarrhoea: ginger
Digestive tonic: tangerine
Disappointment: bergamot, cypress, frankincense, jasmine, orange, rose
Dyspepsia: basil, chamomile, fennell, peppermint
Eczema: bergamot, chamomile, evening primrose, geranium, jojoba, lavender, melissa, orange, palmarosa, rosehip, wheatgerm
Eye strain: carrot
Fainting: peppermint
Fear: cedarwood, fennel, ginger, patchouli, sandalwood, thyme, ylang ylang
Fatigue (emotional and mental): basil, clary sage, coriander, ginger, jasmine, juniper, orange, palmarosa, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang
Fatigue (physical): basil, ginger, lemon, lavender, orange, peppermint, rosemary
Femininity - support of: rose
fever: eucalyptus, niaouli, peppermint, rosemary
fibrositis: wintergreen
flatulence: basil, benzoin, black pepper, fennel, ginger, mandarin, peppermint, ylang ylang
Flu: see 'colds'
Fluid Retention: cypress, fennel, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper
Foot Odour: cedarwood, citronella, cypress, lemongrass, lime
Frigidity: jasmine, palmarose, ylang ylang
Frustration: ylang ylang
Genital Thrush: myrrh
Gingivitis/Bleeding Gums: cypress,myrrh, tea tree
Gout: juniper, rosemary
Grief: bergamot, chamomile, jasmine, marjoram, neroli, rose
Gum Disorders: myrrh
Haemorrhoids: cypress, hypericum, myrrh
Hair Loss (Alopecia): rosemary
Halitosis (Bad Breath): bergamot, lemon, peppermint
Hangover: fennel, pepperminth, spearmint
Hay Fever: lavender
Headache: basil, chamomile, clary sage, eucalyptus, lavender, melissa, peppermint, rosemary
Hiccups: tangerine
Hormone Irregularity: geranium
Hot Flushes: geranium
Hysteria: chamomile, lavender, neroli, orange tea tree
Impatience: chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, lavender
Impetago: frankincense, patchouli
Immune Deficiencies: lemon
Indecision: basil, clary sage, cypress, jasmine, patchoulie, peppermint
Indegestion: black pepper, chamomile, fennel, ginger, mandarin, orange, peppermint, spearmint
Indifference: jasmine
Insect Bites and Stings: chamomile, lavender, patchouli, tea tree, ylang ylang
Insecurity: rose
Insomnia: benzoin, chamomile, lavender, marjoram, neroli, petitgrain
Intestinal Infection: palmarosa
Jealousy: jasmine, rose
Jet Lag: peppermint, rose, rosewood
Joint Pain: ginger
Laryngitis: benzoin, cajuput, niaouli, thyme
Lethargy: jasmine, rosemary
Lonliness: benzoin, marjoram
Lumbago: lavender, marjoram, wintergreen
Meditation: frankincense
Menstruation - Irregular: fennel, geranium, rose
- painful: chamomile, clary sage, geranium, marjoram, rose
Mental Fatigue: basil, peppermint
Migraine: basil, chamomile, lavender, melissa, marjoram, peppermint
Morning Sickness: ginger, rosemary, spearmint
Mouth Ulcers: bergamot, frankincense, myrrh, orange, tea tree
Muscular Aches and Pains: basil, black pepper, cajuput, clary sage, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, marjoram, niaouli, peppermint, pine, rosemary, wintergreen
Nausea and Travel Sickness: ginger, peppermint, rosemary, spearmint
Nervous Exhaustion: chamomile, clary sage, lavender, palmarosa
Nervousness: chamomile, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, neroli, orange, vetiver
Nervous Tension: cedarwood, lavender, neroli, sandalwood
Nurturing - need for: rose
Oral Thrush:
Panic: chamomile, clary sage, geranium, jasmine, juniper, lavender, neroli, ylang ylang
Perspiration, Excessive: cypress, lemongrass, petitgrain
PMS/PMT: bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, evening primrose, geranium, mandarin, marjoram, neroli, rose
Post Natal Stress: jasmine, rose
Psoriasis: evening primrose, jojoba, lavender
Respiratory Congestion: decarwood (see 'Coughs')
Restlessness: tangerine (see 'Anxiety')
Rheumatism: black pepper, cajiput, chamomile, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoaram, niaouli, peppermint, pine, rosemary, wintergreen
Ringworm: lavender, lemongrass, myrrh, tea tree, thyme
Sadness: benzoin, jasmine, rose, rosewood
Scars: frankincense, neroli
shock: lavender, neroli, rose, tea tree
Shortness of Breath: benzoin, frankincense, melissa, thyme
Shyness: black pepper, ginger, jasmine, patchoulie, peppermint, rose, neroli, ylang ylang
Sinusitis: cajuput, cedarwood, eucalyptus, lavender, lime, niaouli, pepperminth, pine, rosemary
Skin - Chafed: palmarossa
- Cracked: myrrh, palmarossa
- Dry: chamomile, frankincense, jasmine, myrrh, neroli, rose, sandalwood
- Dull: orange
- Greasy: lemon
- Infections: chamomile, lavender, myrrh, palmarosa, thyme
- Irritation: jasmine, ylang ylang
- Mature: frankincense, myrrh
- Oily: bergamot, cedarwood, cypress, jasmine, palmarosa, orange, ylang ylang
- Rashes: chamomile, palmarosa, sandalwood
- Sebum Regulation: palmarosa, sandalwood
- Sensitive: jasmine, neroli, rose
- Sores: chamomile, euclayptus, lavender, palmarosa, tea tree, thyme
- Toner: tangerine
Sore Throats: benzoin, cajuput, clove, eucalyptus, lemon, lime, myrrh, niaouli, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme
Sprains: chamomile, eucalyptus, ginger, hypericum, marjoram, wintergreen
Stamina (loss of): basil, clary sage, peppermint, rosemary
Stomache Cramps: clary sage, ginger
Strains: basil, hypericum, wintergreen
Stress: basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, lavender, marjoram, melissa, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Sunburn: lavender
Suspicion: jasmine, lavender
Teething: chamomile, lavender, myrrh
Tension: chamomile, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, marjoram, neroli, orange, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Throat Infections: lemon, myrrh
Thrush: tea tree
Tinea/Athletes Foot: lemongrass, myrrh, patchouli, tea tree
Tired and Aching Legs: cypress, juniper, rosemary, wheatgerm
Toothache: clove
Travel Sickness: ginger, peppermint
Urinary Tract Infections: bergamot, juniper
Uterine Disorders: jasmine, rose
varicose Veins: lemon
Warts: lemon, tea tree
Wounds: bergamot, eucalyptus, frankincense, hypericum, lavender, niaouli, myrrh, tea tree
Wrinkles: frankincense