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Natroma advise customers to research each essential oil, before attempting to use on the skin (diluted in a suitable carrier).  The following is for guidance only, and makes no medical recommendations:

* Important please read contra-indication advice before ordering these essential oils.

Ravensara ravensara aromatica - 10ml

Ravensara has a clean aroma that's slightly medicinal.  It's an antiseptic antibacterial essential oil that tends to be used to support colds and flu symptoms, as a milder smelling alternative to eucalyptus.

Rosemary rosmarinus officinalis * - 10ml

Rosemary has a strong stimulating aroma.  It's often vapourised to aid study and concentration.  In aromatherapy massage it's used on tired and aching muscles. Should be avoided by sufferers of high blood pressure, epilepsy and during pregnancy.

Rosewood aniba rosaeodora - 10ml

Rosewood is a lovely gentle essential oil with a light rosy aroma.  It is said to be anti-depressant and uplifting, supporting during times of stress.  It's lovely to use in skin-care blends.

Spearmint mentha spicata - 10ml

This is a lighter. sweeter alternative to peppermint that's milder in action.  Useful to use in digestive massage blends, and where a bright uplifting aroma is needed.

Tea Tree melaleuca alternifolia - 10ml

Strongly antibacterial, tea tree can also be applied neat on the skin in emergencies (although it can cause allergies for some people).  It has traditionally been used to treat spots, minor skin abrasions, athletes foot, verrucas and warts.  Is useful to have around the home, since a few drops will help to disinfect kitchen cloths and work surfaces.

Thyme red thymus vulgaris* - 10ml

With a strongly antibacterial action, we'd recommend this oil isn't used on elderly adults or young children.  It tends to be used to stimulate the immune system perhaps when a person is feeling a little run down or has a cold, infection or muscular aches.  Only use in low dilutions since it can cause skin irritation. Take care during pregnancy and avoid if suffering from high blood pressure or epilepsy.

Vetiver vetiveria zizanoides - 10ml

A very strong smelling dark essential oil, that has deep penetrating earthy smell - you either love it or hate it!  Is used for depression and stress, in oily skincare and to easy muscular aches.  We suggest using only a tiny amount in each blend otherwise it will overwhelm the other aromas.

Ylang Ylang extra cananga odorata - 10ml

This is one of the finer grades of ylang ylang - it is the first fraction of the distillation of the ylang ylang flower.  The ylang ylang distillation process produces Extra, Grade I, Grade II and Grade III fractions (with declining quality as the process progresses over a period of hours).  All of the grades are often mixed together again to produce a standardised product that's known as the Complete oil.  Extra is often considered the finest grade with an intensely sweet aroma that is described as being euphoric and aphrodisiac.  Useful in times of stress, and has been found to be of benefit to sufferers of high blood pressure.  Useful in skincare, helping to balance oil production.  We use this top grade oil to manufacture our skincare and bathing products.

Ylang Ylang Grade III cananga odorata - 10ml

Similar properties to the other ylang ylangs, but this is the 3rd part of the distillation so has a less intense aroma.  We tend to only use this ylang ylang fraction for soap making, but it would still be suitable in skincare and is a cheaper option for room fragrancing.

Our aromatherapy grade essential oils are supplied in generous 10ml sized amber glass bottles to extend their shelf life, fitted with a dropper attachment. Our prices reflect the varying costs associated with producing different types of essential oil and are subject to change.

Our oils are suitable for creating home massage blends (they must be diluted in a suitable carrier oil), in the bath (again diluted in a carrier oil before adding to the water) or for vaporisation in an oil burner or for adding to our fragrant decorations.

Each bottle is supplied with a leaflet which gives important safety information including recommended dilutions and contra-indications for each oil.

We do not recommend that essential oils are applied neat to the skin (except for a couple of oils in emergency situations), and bottles should be stored cool, dark and away from children or animals.

Take extra care when selecting and using essential oils during pregnancy, and where there are pre-existing health conditions.

Please note that citrus essential oils oxidise quickly, so have a shorter shelf life than other essential oils. Older citrus oils will still be fine to use in oil burners, but caution should be exercised with skin application.

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For 2018, Royal Mail have increased their European postage costs on the smallest airmail parcels, but they have reduced the costs for heavier parcels up to 2kg.  We have reduced our postage costs on parcels weighing 1-2kg, so European customers may find it is more cost effective to order less frequently with more items in a larger order.  (e.g. if we post out 2 soaps it typically costs £4.50, but 8 bars could be now be ordered for £8.75).

 


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