ESSENTIAL OILS

Before the Scientific Revolution, before laboratories churned out pills and ointments for every ailment under the sun, there were plants. And ancient civilizations knew how to use them strategically to treat common ailments and pains.

 

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies derived from plants. Meanwhile, the majority of new drugs prescribed in the US are derived from natural products, primarily plants. The use of essential oils never ceased, but the Scientific Revolution minimized the popularity and use of essential oils in one's everyday life.

 

The list below consists of the essential oils I use with the traditional and historic uses attributed to them.

Blue Tansy Essential Oil     ( InBalance Tranquility )               

Traditional and Historical Uses

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves,  of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

Basil Essential Oil     ( InBalance Pain Management; Tension Migraine Interrupter )                      

Traditional and Historical Uses

analgesic -an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves,  of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Cinnamon Essential Oil    (InBalance Apple Aday )

Traditional and Historical Uses

antibacterial - bacteria inhibitor

immuneostimulant - an agent that stimulates an immune response

antiviral - acting, effective, or directed against viruses

Clove Essential Oil    ( InBalance Pain Management; Apple Aday; Tension Migraine Interrupter)                                          

Traditional and Historical Uses

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

anti-neuralgic - capable of relieving paroxysmal nerve pain.

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

Cypress Essential Oil    ( InBalance Pain Management )                  

Traditional and Historical Uses

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

astringent - causing contraction of soft organic tissues

Eucalyptus Essential Oil   ( InBalance Pain Management; Apple Aday )                

Traditional and Historical Uses

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

Grapefruit Essential Oil  ( InBalance Tension Migraine Interrupter )

Traditional and Historical Uses

antidepressant - used or tending to relieve or prevent psychic depression

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves, of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

Helichrysum Essential Oil    ( )           

Traditional and Historical Uses

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Japanese Peppermint Essential Oil       ( InBalance Pain Management )                    

Traditional and Historical Uses 

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves, of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation   

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Lavender Essential Oil     ( InBalance Pain Management; InBalance Tranquility )                       

Traditional and Historical Uses :

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anticonvulsive - used or tending to control or to prevent convulsions 

anti-inflamatory - counteracting inflammation  

antispamodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Lemon Balm Essential Oil    ( InBalance Pain Management )                                      

Traditional and Historical Uses

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves,  of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

antispasmodic -  capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Lemon Essential Oil    ( InBalance Pain Management; Apple Aday )                     

Traditional and Historical Uses

anti-rheumatic - pertaining to the relief of symptoms of any painful or immobilizing disorder of the musculoskeletal system.

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

Orange Essential Oil    ( InBalance Tranquility; Tension Migraine Interrupter )     

Traditional and Historical Uses

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

antidepressant - used or tending to relieve or prevent psychic depression

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Patchouli Essential Oil   ( InBalance Tranquility; Tension Migraine Interrupter )     

Traditional and Historical Uses 

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

anti-toxic - counteracting toxins

astringent - causing contraction of soft organic tissues

Rosemary Essential Oil   ( InBalance Apple Aday )

Traditional and Historical Uses

antibacterial - bacteria inhibitor

anti-inflammatory  -  counteracting inflammation

immuneostimulant  - an agent that stimulates an immune response

Spearmint Essential Oil    ( Tension Migraine Interrupter )

Traditional and Historical Uses

antibacterial - bacteria inhibitor

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation

antidepressant - used or tending to relieve or prevent psychic depression

Tangerine Essential Oil    ( InBalance Tranquility )    

Traditional and Historical Uses 

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

Tea Tree Essential Oil   ( InBalance Pain Management )                       

Traditional and Historical Uses 

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

Wintergreen Essential Oil    ( )   

Traditional and Historical Uses 

anti-inflammatory - counteracting inflammation  

analgesic - an agent for producing analgesia which is insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

antiheumatic - alleviating or preventing rheumatism

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil    ( InBalance Tranquility; Tension Migraine Interrupter )   

Traditional and Historical Uses 

nervine - a nerve tonic that acts therapeutically upon the nerves,  of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves

antispasmodic - capable of preventing or relieving spasms or convulsions

sedative - tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement

Carrier Oils :

Almond Oil - Contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, D, E, as well as calcium, iron, magnesium, omega 3, omega 6, omega 9, and zinc. An antioxidant, Almond Oil aids in keeping the proper moisture balance of the skin 

Avocado Oil - Contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, C, D, E, K, as well as lecithin, squalane, omega 3, omega 6, omega 9, palmitic acid.  Healing properties due to powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, deeply hydrating and compatible with our sebum.

Fractionated Coconut Oil -  Vitamin E, triglyceride, lauric acid.  Retains moisture, evens skin tone, softens hard and dry skin. Disinfectant and anti-microbial properties.

Grapeseed Oil -  Rich in vitamins especially Vitamin C & E it is also an antioxidant. It is a polyunsaturated fat and is 68%-76% linoleic acid (omega 6 essential fatty acid) which is important for healthy skin and  for cellular membranes. Good for all skin types and is odorless.

Jojoba Oil -  NOT a nut oil; Vitamin B5, E, myristic acid, omega 9, copper, zinc.  Penetrates the skin very rapidly and is excellent for nourishing all skin types.   Also an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antifungal, and antibacterial.

Sesame Seed Oil -   A natural source of vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, calcium, and magnesium. Also a good source of natural antioxidants due to the high content of vitamin C.

Squalane -  Vitamin A.  94% pure olive oil, an antioxidant that is deeply moisturizing.  Repairing, moisture retention and prevents age spots.  Antimicrobial.

Sunflower Oil - Vitamins A, B, D, E, K, omega 6, omega 9, squalane, lecithin, zinc.  Easily absorbed adding a nice protective layer to assist in retaining moisture. 

Please Note:

All the information, website content and product descriptions contained on this page and within this site are for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute for advice from a licensed health care professional. You should not use any of this information for the purpose of self-diagnosis or for treating a health problem or disease. Information and statements provided in written or verbal communications, or in any information provided by Nona Pearl Skin Care have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. If you are experiencing medical issues, you should contact your medical health care provider. The use of essential oils is not recommended and should be avoided if pregnant or trying to become pregnant.  am not making any claims on what may or may not work nor am I diagnosing or offering a remedy. I simply offer this as information. Thank you.