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As we know from our own experience, various scents have various effects on us, whether pleasurable, invigorating, relaxing, or stimulating, and the practice of aromatherapy has taken this one step further, analyzing just which scents have which effects on us. Not only will paying attention to scent in this way make your life more enjoyable, but it can also improve your quality of life and health.
Latin names for Each Type of Oil:
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Black Spruce (Picea mariana)
Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora)
Cedar (Juniperus ashei)
Ceylon Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus)
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
Lavandin Grosso (Lavandula hybrida grosso)
Lemon (Citrus limonum)
Lemon Scented Eucalyptus (Corymbia citriodora, Eucalyptus citriodora)
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
Officinal Sage (Salvia officinalis)
Orange (Citrus sinensis)
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Pine (Pinus strobus)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Spearmint (Mentha spicata)
Spike Lavender (Lavandula latifolia)
Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)
Lotus Aroma essential oils can be used in a variety of different ways, including through steam inhalation, diffusers, and baths. For further information, please consult the manufacturer's instructions. For the range of diffusers we have available at Aviva, see our Aromatherapy (Essential Oils) section.
The following warnings list the scents to which each warning applies, but are not exhaustive; please consult manufacturer's indications prior to use of any essential oil.
Avoid during the first 3 months of pregnancy: Bergamot, Camphor, Lemon, Citronella, Black Spruce, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Geranium, Spike Lavender, Mandarin, Orange, Pine, Rosemary, Tangerine, Tea Tree.
Dermocaustic (potential skin irritant if not diluted): Bergamot, Lemon, Citronella, Clove, Black Spruce, Eucalyptus Globulus, Mandarin, Orange, Grapefruit, Rosemary, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang.
Never to be used undiluted on the skin or around mucous membranes: Clove.
A stimulant when used in small doses, but can become a sedative when used in large doses: Patchouli.
Gynecomastia effects in young boys have been observed: True Lavender.
Possible photosensitization: Do not expose skin to the sun after application. Bergamot, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Grapefruit, Tangerine.
Not recommended for pregnant women: Ylang ylang.
Not recommended for pregnant or nursing women: Cinnamon, Cedar, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus Globulus, Lavandin Abrialis, Lavandin Grosso, Peppermint, Spearmint, Grapefruit, Officinal Sage, Clary Sage.
Not recommended for young children: Grapefruit.
Avoid combining with anticoagulant medications: Clove.
Not recommended for children under the age of 6: Cinnamon, Clove, Black Spruce, Eucalyptus Globulus, Lavandin Abrialis, Lavandin Grosso, Peppermint, Spearmint, Officinal Sage, Clary Sage,
Beware of potential hormonal effects: not recommended for women with hypoestrogenism, fibrocystic breast disease, or with a family history of gynecological cancers: Clary Sage.
Dermocaustic: Always dilute (max 20%) in vegetable oil: Cinnamon.
Not recommended for people with an epileptic condition: Lavandin Abrialis, Lavandin Grosso.