AQ Essential Oil Pack – ESSENTIAL OIL STARTER BOX (6 Oils + Tool)
A bundle designed for anyone wanting to get into Aromatherapy, or looking for a quick intro kit of high quality essential oils to keep on hand. Our AROMATHERAPY STARTER BOX includes SIX of the most useful and commonly used 10ml AROMA QUEEN PREMIUM Essential Oils: EUCALYPTUS BLUE GUM, LAVENDER 38/40, LEMON, ORANGE AUSTRALIAN, PEPPERMINT PREMIUM & TEA TREE AUSTRALIAN, which can be used in oil diffusers / burners, baths, massage oils, cosmetics and creams, diluted for application to the skin, or any other method traditionally used in aromatherapy.
We also include a mini REFERENCE CARD covering some of the top uses for the oils, and an AQ AROMATHERAPY BOTTLE TOOL – a handy credit card-sized tool to help insert and remove essential oil dripolators (flow restrictors) and rollerball mechanisms. Together this pack has everything you need to get you started for a multitude of applications in the home, workplace or while travelling.
10ml EUCALYPTUS BLUE GUM ( Eucalyptus globulus), China. Commonly known as Blue Gum, the source of most commercially produced Eucalyptus oil. Eucalyptus is native to Australia but was introduced to Europe in the 19th Century. It has the aroma of a crushed gum leaf, camphoraceous and woody, and has been a favourite Australian home remedy since the white settlers learnt of its healing properties from the Aborigines. As an expectorant, Eucalyptus is one of the most valuable oils for treating respiratory problems such as bronchitis, colds, flu, asthma and coughs – it influences the breathing process and increases the oxygen supply to the body’s cells. The scent is refreshing and stimulating, and assists concentration.
10ml LAVENDER 38/40 (Lavandula angustifolia), 38% linalyl acetate / 40% linalool, France. Used since ancient times as much for its perfume as for its medicinal properties, and regarded as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. Useful for treating a variety of nervous and psychological disorders including depression, insomnia, migraine, nervous tension, hysteria and paralysis. Very good for headaches and migraines, to help dispel anxiety and aid sleep. Its antiseptic properties make it ideal for treating coughs, colds, catarrh, sinus, flu, wounds, ulcers and cystitis. Helpful in the treatment of all types of pain. One of the safest essential oils to use for children. Commonly associated with treating burns and healing the skin; will also ease the pain and prevent infection. A balancing effect on the skin and can be used in general skincare for all skin types.
10ml LEMON COLD PRESSED (Citrus limonium), Italy. A familiar fresh, sharp citrusy aroma, produced from cold pressing the rind of the fruit. A refreshing scent widely used to assist concentration, lift the spirits and aid decision making. Highly prized as an antiseptic, and counteracts acidity in the body so is useful in treating conditions such as gout, arthritis and cellulite. In skincare, an astringent and can be used in cleansers for oily skin. Non-toxic, though may cause dermal irritation in some sensitive skins (phototoxic so avoid using on skin before exposure to sun). A valuable oil for use in cleaning products.
10ml ORANGE SWEET (Citrus sinensis), Australia. Cold pressed from the outer peel, with a zesty, refreshing citrus fragrance. Known as a ‘cheerful’ oil that conveys warmth, happiness and joy, assisting to relax and unwind. Children love the smell of orange, and it can be used to help them sleep. Recommended for the treatment of constipation or swollen tissue. Beneficial and soothing to dry, irritated or acne prone skin.
10ml PEPPERMINT PREMIUM (Mentha piperita), India. Mint has been used since the ancient Egyptians recognised its benefits as a stomach soother. Crossed as a hybrid of Watermint and Spearmint, Peppermint is stomachic, carminative, antispasmodic, tonic and stimulant. Good for treating nervous disorders, nervous vomiting, flatulence and colitis. Helps clear the head and refresh the spirits, and may be beneficial in the treatment of colds and flu. Good for sinus congestion, headache and migraine. Peppermint Oil also has a strong local anaesthetic action, useful in treating muscle pain, bruises and insect bites.
10ml TEA TREE (Melaeuca alternifolia), Australia. T he Australian Aborigines have long understood the virtues of Tea Tree, and it has now become one of the most well used Essential Oils in Aromatherapy. Active against all three categories of infectious organisms (bacteria, virus and fungi), and an effective immuno-stimulant – it increases the body’s ability to respond to threats from these organisms. Use to wash out dirty wounds, apply to skin lesions, swab fungicidal outbreaks like athlete’s foot, inhale for nasal congestion, or use as a massage oil for muscular aches and pains.