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Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent oils extracted from plants, leaves flowers, roots, buds, twigs, rhizomes, bark, resin, seeds and fruits. According to the International Organization for Standardization, "Essential Oils are a natural product made by distillation with either water or steam or by mechanical processing of Citrus rinds or by dry distillation of natural materials. Following the distillation the essential oil is physically separated from the water phase".

Each essential oil comes from just one source, a living plant. There are no chemicals involved.

Legends of Africa’s pure essential oils are of therapeutic Quality the highest grade aromatherapy oils available. They are produced to the utmost standards to ensure all chemical constituents stay intact from plant to bottle.

These are pure essential oils as they contain no adulterants in any way.

The oils are full-strength and should be used with care! Most should be diluted in a carrier oil before topical application. All can be used in an Aromatherapy Diffusers directly from the bottle, but again, start slowly for the most enjoyable experience.

Eucalyptus Glob

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $9.35 ES118

Absinthe ( Worm Wood) Artemisia absinthium L, From China Steam Distilled from Leaves & Twigs.

Intensely herbaceous green, warm and deep with a sharp and fresh top note reminiscent of cedar leaf oil.

Common Uses: It has been used as an aromatic-bitter for anorexia, as a digestive tonic, to promote menstruation and to reduce fever and expel worms. It can be used to flavor absinthe liqueurs.

Caution! Not be used in aromatherapy since the component Thujone is a convulsant and neurotoxin.

 

Frankincense

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $16.30 ES119

Boswellia carteri from Somalia - CO2 extract, wildcrafted - from the resin.

• Woody, earthy, with rich citrus note

Aromatherapy use: This is a very high quality oil with an exceptional aroma. The CO2 extraction process captures a broader spectrum of the classic Frankincense scent - it is more complex than is typical, with a deeply mysterious nuance and rich, resinous woody notes. The oil is grounding, and often used during meditation to calm the mind and slow breathing rate. Wild trees are not harmed by the harvesting of the resin.

 

Geranium

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $22.70 ES120

Pelargonium roseum from Albania - steam distilled, organic - from the leaves and flowering tops.

• Rich, warming, sweet, gently floral aroma

Aromatherapy use: There are many species and cultivars of geranium which vary widely in color, aroma and application. Ours is the very best Rose Geranium that we have sampled, with a wonderful rose note. It is useful in many formulas for applying to the skin. Although Rose Geranium is not substitute for real rose oil, it can be added to rose formulas as a way to enhance the rose notes and reduce the amount of true rose oil used.

 

German Blue Chamomile

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $75.00 ES121

Matricaria chamomilla from Germany, CO2 Distilled - from the flowers.

 • Herbaceous, mildly sweet and floral.

Aromatherapy use: Deep blue/green in color, this oil has strong anti-inflammatory action with excellent healing properties for damaged and irritated skin. Also a calming agent, can be helpful for headaches, PMS, and liver damage.

 

Ginger

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $8.80 ES122

Zingiber officinale from India - CO2 Total extract, natural source - from the rhizome.

• Complex, lively aroma of fresh ginger, quite spicy

Aromatherapy use: Useful addition to almost all arthritis, muscle and join blends. Also a great addition to culinary preparations. Used commonly for motion sickness and as an anti-parasitic

 

Grapefruit

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $11.00 ES123

Citrus paradisi from Israel - cold pressed, Organic - from the outer peels.

• Bright, fresh, sweet/tart uplifting aroma of ripe grapefruit

Aromatherapy use: The premier oil for smoothing cellulite, grapefruit oils is thought to break down fats in the body. It is an astringent, useful for acne, and is cooling, cleansing, and decongestive, and can be beneficial for an overheated liver and sluggish lymph syste

 

 

Helichrysum

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $201.00 ES124

Citrus paradisi from Israel - cold pressed, Organic - from the outer peels.

• Bright, fresh, sweet/tart uplifting aroma of ripe grapefruit

Aromatherapy use: The premier oil for smoothing cellulite, grapefruit oils is thought to break down fats in the body. It is an astringent, useful for acne, and is cooling, cleansing, and decongestive, and can be beneficial for an overheated liver and sluggish lymph syste

 

 

Juniper Berry

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $15.00 ES125

Citrus paradisi from Israel - cold pressed, Organic - from the outer peels.

• Bright, fresh, sweet/tart uplifting aroma of ripe grapefruit

Aromatherapy use: The premier oil for smoothing cellulite, grapefruit oils is thought to break down fats in the body. It is an astringent, useful for acne, and is cooling, cleansing, and decongestive, and can be beneficial for an overheated liver and sluggish lymph syste

 

 

Lavender

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $14.85 ES126

Lavendula angustifolia from France - steam distilled - from the flowers.

• Floral, lightly herbaceous, complex.

Aromatherapy use: The highest linalool content of any plant on Earth, this an interesting twist of Lavender. Lavender vera is also Lavendula angustifolia, sometimes called 'True', 'Fine' or 'English' Lavender.  It is Linalool and related constituents producing the relaxing effect. While there is no one favorite Lavender essential oil, this one garners a lot of votes at the store for its beautiful and full aroma.

 

Lemon

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $7.15 ES127

Citrus limon from Italy - cold pressed from the peels of ripe fruit.

• Fresh, tart, lively aroma of lemons

Aromatherapy use: Lemon essential oil helps to lift the spirit with its amazingly fresh, clean, zesty aroma. It is a powerful antibacterial and may stimulate production of white blood cells in the body. Lemon essential oil is also used to improve concentration and memory - studies have shown improved test scores when lemon has been diffused during stud.

 

 

Lemongrass

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $7.70 ES128

Cymbopogon citratus from India - steam distilled from the leaves.

• Fresh, lemony, uplifting aroma

Aromatherapy use: Has been used to support digestion, purification and regeneration of tissues. Research presented in 'Phototherapy Research' discussed the powerful anti-fungal effects of Lemongrass oil when topically applied. Uplifting and gently calming aroma. Lemongrass has been the subject of many scientific studies for its anti-tumorial actions, showing efficacy against many cancer cell lines.

 

Lime

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $7.00 ES129

Cymbopogon citratus from India - steam distilled from the leaves.

• Fresh, lemony, uplifting aroma

Aromatherapy use: Has been used to support digestion, purification and regeneration of tissues. Research presented in 'Phototherapy Research' discussed the powerful anti-fungal effects of Lemongrass oil when topically applied. Uplifting and gently calming aroma. Lemongrass has been the subject of many scientific studies for its anti-tumorial actions, showing efficacy against many cancer cell lines.

 

Mandarin

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $11.00 ES130

Citrus reticulata from Italy - cold pressed - from the fruit.

 • Sweet citrus aroma

Aromatherapy use: Called "the children's remedy" in France, Mandarin is an all-time favorite for soothing what ails little kids. Its super sweet citrus scent just brings a lot of happiness, and its natural constituents are just what belly-aches call for. Mandarin is also considered especially useful for the liver, as it stimulates bile production, and gets the gall-bladder back up to speed.

 

 

Marjoram

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $12.50 ES131

Origanum majorana from Egypt - steam distilled - from the leaves.

• Bright, warm herbaceous aroma

Aromatherapy use: Commonly used in blends for warming and pain relief of stiff joints, muscular aches, arthritis, etc. Aroma also useful as a nerve tonic, headache and stress relief.

 

Melaleuca Alt.
(Tea Tree)

Qty Price Item #
15 ml. / $8.00 ES132

Melaleuca alternifolia from Australia - steam distilled - from the leaves.

• Herbaceous aroma

Aromatherapy use: One of the most commonly used essential oils for all types of infections - Tea Tree can be applied to cuts and scrapes; It is widely known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Also used in water as an antiseptic mouthwash. This organic variety has a more pleasant, less medicinal aroma than most.

 
 
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**Disclaimer** This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier