Warming, stimulating, and relaxing when diffused. Anise is often found in the kitchen and is also soothing for the digestive organs, bloating, and for stomach problems (for example, mix with carrier oil and massage).
Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices and is also very popular as a cooking ingredient. The essential oil is obtained from the back of the cinnamon tree and has a warm, hearty and sweet flavor which is also known to work as an aphrodisiac.
Jasmine is praised as the queen or bloom of the night and that happens to also be when the blooms are picked for oil production. This essential oil has sensual, feminine, beguiling, and harmonizing properties.
The aroma of lemongrass / citronella is sweeter and stronger than lemon. It is often used for cooking (for example, in Asian cuisine). Fresh, citrus-like, and with a powerful scent, it is a great oil to diffuse.
Rosemary has many great uses in the kitchen as it is distinctive, herbaceous, and fresh. Even in the ancient times, this plant was cultivated as a key ingredient and was also used to treat fatigue and muscle problems.
Sage gets its name from the Latin word “salvare” which means cure, and it is an oil which brings vitality and clarity. In naturopathy, sage is a popular treatment for digestive problems, colds, skin conditions, and oral care.