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Some people love essential oils and some can't stand them. Whichever category you would characterize yourself as this is more insight on the essential oils we use in our 500mg Broad Spectrum CBD topicals.
When looking at which oils would help us on our journey of less overall discomfort, more fun and memorable times with our daughter. Our focus was oils that work well together, both for potential benefits but also aroma. Many years of research later and we found our finalists.
We put together our oils in many different combinations of scent, aroma and strength. When we infused our CBD Topicals with the possible benefits from CBD and essential oils we knew we had a winner.
Essential oils we use:
- Lavender: This fragrant and floral oil is both sweet and fresh. It blends well with citrus, floral, spicy and woodsy oils. It is known to have remarkable effects on the body. It is packed full of antiseptic, anti-fungal, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, making it one of the most versatile essential oils and a must-have in every home. Its scent is known to calm the mind, relieve stress and encourage sleep. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should use caution when using lavender essential oil.
- 100% Pure Menthol: This minty smelling oil is potent, distinctive and is known to have a nice cooling effect on the skin. Menthol Liquid blends well with citrus, earthy, herby, minty and woodsy oils. Menthol Liquid is known for its anti-nausea and soothing effects it can have on the body. It is also known to help clear the sinuses, increase energy levels and alleviate headaches. It naturally acts as an excellent bug repellent. Enjoy the tingling release of tension and stress when this oil is applied.
- Camphor E.O.: Taken from the wood of camphor trees, particularly Cinnamomum camphora. It has been used in skin products for its cooling sensation and used for respiratory relief. It can be applied to your skin to ease muscle aches, or to soothe skin irritation. Inhaling camphor oil vapors is believed to help alleviate congestion and promote easier breathing.
- Pine E.O.: Derived from pine trees, commonly from species like Pinus sylvestris, through steam distillation of the needles, twigs, and cones of pine trees. Believed to have respiratory benefits. It may help clear the airways and promote easier breathing. Pine oil is often included in topical formulations for its potential soothing effects on your joints and muscles. It is thought to have uplifting and refreshing qualities, helping to create a positive atmosphere.
- Wintergreen E.O.: From the leaves of the Gaultheria procumbens plant, also known as eastern teaberry, checkerberry, or wintergreen. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, wintergreen oil can be used topically for conditions like muscle aches, joint pain, and back tension
- Orange five folds: This citrus oil has a sweet and fresh-fruity scent. Orange 5-Fold contains antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and bactericidal properties. The uplifting aroma makes it great for cleaning and enhancing one's mood. Known for helping relieve joint,bone pain and tension.
- Turmeric: Turmeric is an excellent beauty ingredient. Turmeric essential oil is extracted from the roots of turmeric plant and just like turmeric powder; it has anti-allergic, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic qualities. It is also loaded with antioxidants.
- Eucalyptus Australiana: Eucalyptus essential oil is fantastic on skin ailments (Burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections), as well as to combat the effects of colds and the flu. There is also a long history of Eucalyptus essential oil being applied to sore muscles and joints.
- Rosemary Tunisia: This herby oil has a strong, fresh, minty-herbaceous scent, accompanied by a woody-balsamic undertone. Rosemary contains antimicrobial, antioxidant and antiseptic properties. It has been known to discourage hair loss, boost memory recall and reduce pain in muscles and joints.
- Tea Tree: Tea Tree is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Thanks to these properties, tea tree is excellent in fighting against acne, soothing skin ailments and promoting healthy skin. It should have a special place in everyone's medicine cabinet.
- Frankincense: Frankincense oil gets its name from the term “franc encens,” which means “high-quality incense” in French. Considered to be a “pure incense,” it was the most desirable of all the other types of incense.Its potent aroma can be described as woody, earthy, and spicy with a fruity nuance. When used in aromatherapy, its sedative and comforting fragrance is believed to strengthen and invigorate the respiratory system. Frankincense essential oil contains properties that reduce feelings of anxiety, stimulate the immune system, and diminish signs of aging, among other demonstrated activities. It can be used cosmetically, medicinally, and for eliminating surface and airborne bacteria. Pregnant women and anyone with bleeding disorders should be aware that Frankincense has blood thinning effects, which may increase their risk of irregular bleeding.
- Marjoram: It can be used as an analgesic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, antiviral, and bactericidal. It also acts as a carminative, cephalic, cordial, diaphoretic, digestive, and a diuretic. Marjoram essential oil plays an essential role as an emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator, and a vulnerary substance for keeping you healthy.
- Lemongrass: Known for its invigorating and antiseptic properties. An excellent anti-depressant, it tones and fortifies the nervous system when used in an oil burner. An excellent way to feel better when suffering from over tiredness and nervous exhaustion.Traditional Indian medicine has used Lemongrass Essential Oil to treat infectious illness and fever. Avoid in glaucoma and avoid use in children. Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin.
- Ginger: This spicy oil has a fresh, woody-spicy scent. Ginger has analgesic, antioxidant and antiseptic properties. It is mainly known as a digestive aid and has been used for thousands of years in the treatments of rheumatism, toothache and malaria.
- Chilli Seed: The many potential benefits of chilli seed oil include protecting the skin, boosting cognition, soothing inflammation, strengthening the immune system, increase heart health, aid vision health, help with the impressive benefits of chilli seed oil include protecting the skin, boosting cognition, relieving pain, soothing inflammation, preventing chronic disease, strengthen the immune system, increase heart health, aid vision, help with weight loss and relieve sinus congestion. There are some notable side effects of chilli seed oil that should also be considered, such as a upset stomach, skin irritation and nerve-tingling. When used responsibly, and when prepared properly, chilli seed oil is considered harmless for most people, powerful for their overall health and can relieve sinus congestion.
- Australian Emu Oil: Not a essential oil but it is very helpful at opening up the pores for hydration of the skins cells.
The overall combination of these essential oils added with Cannabidiol could be a very beneficial addition to your daily needs.