Aromatherapy makes scents

Here are some emotional and physical conditions aromatherapy is said to alleviate.  Most of the essential oils are applied to the skin. Some are diluted with other liquids and taken internally.  Aromatherapists and doctors warn against using essential oils without medical supervision.


Basil, camomile, eucalyptus, jasmine, marjoram, motti, neroli, thyme, ylang-ylang.


Borneo camphor, camomile, jasmine, lavender, motti, nutmeg, thyme, verbena.


Cinnamon, nutmeg, peppermint, rosemary, wintergreen.


Camomile, cardamon, lavender, lemon, motti, neroli, nutmeg, peppermint, rose, rosemary.


Cajeput, camomile, jasmine, lavender, motti, neroli, nutmeg, peppermint, rose, rosemary.


Camomile, cypress, jasmine, lavender, marjoram, melissa, motti, nutmeg, rose, vanilla, verbena.

Menstrual Cramps

Aniseed, cajeput, camomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, juniper, marjoram, peppermint, rose, rosemary, tarragon, ylang-ylang.


Aniseed, cinnamon, clover, frankincense, genet, ginger, juniper, melissa, myrrh, patchouli, peppermint, pine, sandalwood, thyme, vanilla, ylang-ylang.

Additional Reading

Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook

AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR Aromatherapy is a method of employing essential oils to protect, heal and beautify. Essential oils are described as the “life force” or “essence” of plants. The most wonderful thing about essential oils is that they are available to everyone, and they are very simple to use once the basic concepts are understood and the appropriate methods and procedures are observed.

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