CARAWAY SEED

Carum carvi (Plant Family: Apiaceae/Umbelliferae) Type of plant: Flowering plant growing up to 2 feet in height, with feathery leaves and umbels of small white or pink flowers Part used: Seeds Method of extraction: Steam distillation...

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CANANGA

Cananga odorata ct. macrophylla - plant family: Annonaceae Type of plant: Flowering tree growing to 50 feet with glossy leaves and large, fragrant yellow flowers Part used: Flowers Method of extraction: Hydro or steam distillation Data:...

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CAMPHOR, WHITE

Cinnamomum camphora - Plant Family: Lauraceae Type of plant: Evergreen broadleaf tree growing to 100 feet with rough bark, glossy fragrant leaves, a profusion of white flowers, and black berries Part used: Chipped wood and roots...

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CAJUPUT

Melaleuca cajuputi, M. leucadendron - Plant Family: Myrtaceae Type of plant: Tall evergreen flowering tree with gray, papery bark and white or green flower spikes Part used: Leaves and twigs Method of extraction: Steam distillatio About:...

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BLACK PEPPER

Piper nigrum - Plant Family: Piperaceae Black pepper Type of plant: Climbing, woody vine with dark-green leaves, small whiteflowers, and when mature, drupes of dark-red berries. The vine clings to trees and can live for 20...

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BIRCH – SWEET

Betula lenta - Plant Family: Betulaceae Birch Type of plant: Tall deciduous leafy tree that produces male pendulant seedflowers called catkins that hang down from the branches while the femalecatkins are upright. Part used: Bark Method...

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BERGAMOT

Citrus bergamia, Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia - Plant Family: Rutaceae Bergamot Type of plant: Small tree growing to 15 feet, with white star-shaped flowers and small yellow-green citrus fruits Part used: Rind of fruit Method of...

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Essential Oils for Emotional Problems – Stress

EMOTIONAL STRESS There are many emotional problems and different degrees of emotional stress: Stress Level 1 — tiredness, irritability, aches and pains, occasional depression; Stress Level 2 — anxiety/depression, food allergies, persistent infection, subacute disease, hidden...

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BENZOIN

Styrax benzoin, S. tonkinensis - Plant Family: Styracaceae Type of plant: Benzoin is a tree growing up over 80 feet high with green-yellow flowers Part used: Resin Method of extraction: Solvent extraction Data: Benzoin is a...

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BAY LAUREL

Laurus nobilis - Plant Family: Lauraceae Bay laurel Type of plant: Bay laurel is a evergreen tree growing to 60 feet in height with glossy leaves, creamy-green flowers, and small black berries Part used: Leaves Method...

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