Essential Oils

All essential oils are 100% pure, natural, concentrated oils. We do sell a handful of blends on the very expensive oils alongside the absolutes to make them a little more affordable and these are clearly marked ‘blend’ within the title, description and on the bottle. Ours may not be the cheapest essential oils you will find on line but we also supply these trade aroma therapists, chiropodists, shops, perfume manufacturers and other herbalists meaning we have to supply the best quality and freshest oils we can. As a result the cost can be a little higher than some of the cheaper brands but you are assured of the quality associated with Avena. Some essential oils you find in some (not all) health food stores and on the high street are so low in quality and full of adulterations, you would be shocked. Even essential oils labelled as pure are not always what they seem.

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Rose Geranium Essential Oil (Pelargonium roseum)
Rose geranium essential oil can vary widely in colour, aroma and application. Ours is the very best rose geranium that we have sampled and has a wonderful rose note. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream rose geranium has a balancing effect on the nerves, relieves depression, stress and anxiety. It is also used for repelling insects, PMS, menopausal problems, fluid retention, eczema, shingles, cellulite, bruising, ringworm, haemorrhoids, clearing and uplifting oily, dull skin and smoothing cellulite as well as wound, burn and ulcer healing. The ..
Rosemary Essential Oil. (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Rosemary essential oil is a powerful mental stimulant which aids memory and concentration, restores vitality and invigorates. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream it can be helpful for congestion, alcohol over-indulgence, overwork, sinusitis, mental and physical tiredness. It furthermore stimulates the brain, improves memory and promotes clear thinking. It is also used for muscular aches, cramps, pains, rheumatism, arthritis, coughs and colds, bronchitis, back pain, scalp disorders and sinusitis. Rosemary oil may help overcome mental and physic..
Rosewood Essential Oil. (Aniba roseodora)
Rosewood essential oil or bois de rose as it is also known is a tropical tree growing wild in the Amazon basin. It has a sweet-woody, floral-nutmeg aroma that finds extensive use in fantasy-type perfumes and colognes. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream rosewood oil can help with colds, coughs, fevers, infections, headaches, nervous tension, nausea and stress-related problems while lifting depression and helping to counter any sexual problems including impotency. Rosewood can also stimulate skin cells and help regenerate tissue, rejuvenating t..
Sandalwood Amyris Pure Essential Oil. (Amyris balsamifera)
West Indian sandalwood oil or amyris essential oil is the naturally occurring essential oil from the wood of the West Indian sandalwood tree the Amyris balsamifera. The oil is recovered through the physical separation process of partial pressure steam distillation. No additives, solvents or chemicals are used at any point of the recovery process. One of the main uses for amyris essential oil is as a substitute for the more expensive Sandalwood Mysore (Santalum album) as an ingredient in such things as soap making creams, lotions or for burning as the aroma is very similar. Amyris has often ..
Sandalwood Essential Oil Pure. (Santalum austrocaledonium)
This variety of sandalwood is from New Caledonia in Australia. Recent improvements in the process of extraction now produce a fragrance that is warm, sweet and woody closely resembling Santalum mysore. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream this oil is known for its aphrodisiac effect, to help clear bronchitis, coughs, colds, chest infections, asthma, insomnia, nervous tension, stress, eczema, psoriasis, irritability and as an insect repellent. Often used as a perfume sandalwood is uplifting and widely used in meditating or prayer. The therapeuti..
Spearmint Essential Oil. (Mentha viridis)
pearmint essential oil is not as popular as peppermint but is said to be milder so good to use with children and is wonderful to energize the mind and body. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream spearmint oil is good for use with vomiting, colic, headaches, migraines, nerves, stress, asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, catarrh, to relieve itching and helps with acne, dermatitis and congested or greasy skin. During the medieval times spearmint was used to heal sore gums and also to whiten teeth. Is a lovely oil just to add to a bath for a freshening e..
Sweet Birch Essential Oil. (Betula lenta)
Sweet Birch essential oil has a sweet, minty and fresh aroma and should always be used with caution and in correct dilution due to its potential toxic nature. However when used wisely it can be an extremely effective oil and used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream it is good for sprains and strains, sore or aching muscles and painful joints. Sweet Birch oil has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties which can be very useful for arthritis and rheumatism. It is also used in many skin care products as a softener, for problem skin and in perfu..
Tangerine Essential Oil. (Citrus reticulata)
Tangerine essential oil is a gentle and calming oil which is great for skin. Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream it makes a lovely fruity air freshener that is relaxing, stress reducing and can aid a peaceful sleep. Known to be good for the skin especially stretch marks it is also good for digestion, circulation, diarrhoea, constipation and flatulence. The therapeutic properties of tangerine oil include antiseptic, antispasmodic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic. Aroma: Refreshing, sweet and fruity. Note: Do not use before exposure to..