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Want to Know Top List of Essential Oils 2022

Whether it is to unwind or improve sleep quality, uplift the mood, or create a precise ambiance, the List of Essential oils is the jack of all trades. While it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect option when faced with the vast List of Essential oils options available in the market, it is quite easy to make a choice by narrowing down the options based on their “aroma families.” Each Essential Oil aroma family exhibits a primary aromatic trait by which it is easily recognized (citrusy, floral, minty, etc.) and a corresponding effect (calming, grounding, cooling, energizing, clarifying, etc), which can help you to easily find the right oil.

An oil’s aroma can change from batch to batch, for natural reasons such as where the source has been grown. Therefore, due to the complexity and subjectivity of scent profiles, let’s have a look at the core aroma families and their constituents.

3 Aroma Notes for Essential oils

Aroma families can also be identified by their primary “notes.” An Essential Oil’s aroma “note” is the feature that determines how long its scent will last. These notes are Top, Middle, and Base notes. Some oils have multiple notes too, which give them a deep and luxurious quality.

In a List of Essential oils blend, the oils that are the most volatile are the TOP notes. They are the first to be detected as well as to evaporate.

BASE notes oils are the last to evaporate, thus imparting the longer-lasting scents.

The MIDDLE notes oils reveal their scents gradually and help to mix the Top and Base notes for a harmonious fragrance.

Notes & Characteristics  Oils In This Category 
Top

This is the initial scent in an aromatic blend that is the most powerful and intense making it the first detected smell, however, it is also the first to quickly fade.

  • Bright
  • Refreshing
  • Cheery
  • Clarifying
  • Inspiring and heartening
  • Energizing
  • Bay
  • Cardamom
  • Citrus oils
  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus
  • Hyssop
  • Mint oils
  • Petitgrain
  • Pine
  • Ravensara
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Tagetes
  • Vanilla Oleoresin (10 Fold)
  • Yarrow
Middle

(aka “Body,” “Heart,” or “Bouquet”)

These notes are identified after the Top notes fade. These are smooth and soft and unify the Top and Base notes. These notes are long-lasting than the top and base notes.

  • Balancing
  • Warming
  • Grounding

 

  • Black Pepper
  • Cajeput
  • Cedarwood
  • Chamomile
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove Bud
  • Geranium
  • Ho Wood
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper Berry
  • Marjoram
  • Myrtle
  • Myrrh
  • Niaouli
  • Nutmeg
  • Palmarosa
  • Rose Absolute
Base

(aka “Fixative”)

Not to be mistaken for a Base Oil, a Base note emerges after the Heart note and is the longest-lasting scent in a blend. Base notes often have strong, arousing aromas with earthy variation and escalate gradually.

  • Calming and relaxing
  • Adds richness to aroma blends
  • Copaiba Balsam
  • Frankincense
  • Patchouli (Light & Organic)
  • Sandalwood
  • Spikenard
  • Valerian
  • Vetiver

Essential Oil Diffuser

450.00 incl. gst
405.00 incl. gst

Flower Diffuser

135.00 incl. gst

Jasmine essential oil

299.00 incl. gst 269.10 incl. gst

Lavender Essential Oil

299.00 incl. gst 269.10 incl. gst

Lemongrass Essential Oil

299.00 incl. gst 269.10 incl. gst

Oudh essential oil

599.00 incl. gst 539.10 incl. gst

Sandalwood Essential oil

599.00 incl. gst 539.10 incl. gst

8 Essential Oil Aroma Families 

This chart depicts the most popular groupings of Essential Oils.

AROMA FAMILY ESSENTIAL OILS NOTE BENEFITS
CITRUS

 

  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Bergamot
  • Lime
  • Tangerine
  • Citronella
  • Lemongrass
  • Mandarin
  • Litsea Cubeba
  • Tagetes
Most often top notes
  • It energizes and uplifts your mood.
  • Balanced your emotions by reducing the feelings of stress & anxiety.
  • Deodorizing
  • It is anti-bacterial and is popular as a cleansing agent.
  • Refreshes and stimulates mental and physical vigor.
FLORAL

 

  • Chamomile
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Neroli
  • Rose
  • Rosewood
  • Ylang-Ylang
  • Petitgrain
Most often middle notes
  • These aromas are comforting and promote rest
  • Aids sound sleep
  • Enhances mood by reducing stress and anxiety
HERBACEOUS

 

  • Chamomile
  • Angelica Root
  • Clary Sage
  • Eucalyptus Radiata
  • Fennel
  • Hyssop
  • Marjoram 
  • Melissa
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Bay Laurel
  • Catnip
  • Sage Dalmatian
  • Parsley
  • Tea Tree
  • Yarrow
Most often middle notes
  • The calming aroma promotes positivity and is encouraging.
  • Balances emotions and keeps us grounded.
CAMPHORACEOUS

 

  • Camphor
  • Cajeput
  • Eucalyptus
  • Pennyroyal
  • Laurel Leaf
  • Lavandin
Most often middle notes
  • Stimulating& refreshing
  • Enhances focus
MINTY

 

  • Spearmint
  • Wintergreen
  • Peppermint
Can be top, middle, or base Notes
  • Motivating
  • Has a cooling effect
  • Clarifies the mind and is motivating
SPICY
  • Aniseed
  • Basil
  • Black Pepper
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon
  • Coriander
  • Cumin
  • Ginger
  • Nutmeg
  • Allspice
  • Cassia
  • Clove Bud
Middle or base notes
  • Bracing& rousing
  • Crisp and penetrating
  • Lively
RESINOUS/MUSKY

 

  • Benzoin 
  • Elemi
  • Frankincense
  • Myrrh
  • Peru Balsam
Middle or base notes  

  • Relaxes you by promoting a sense of inner calm
  • Balances emotions
  • Uplifting& refreshing
WOODY/EARTHY

 

  • Cypress
  • Juniper Berry
  • Pine
  • Sandalwood
  • Fir
  • Cedarwood
  • (Atlas & Virginian)
  • Palo Santo
  • Rosewood
  • Patchouli
  • Vetiver
  • Valerian
  • Carrot Seed
Most often middle or base notes
  • Uplifting
  • Emotionally balancing  
  • Promote feelings of comfort and well-being
  • Aphrodisiac

Which Essential Oils Smell Good Together ?

The combination of any essential oils can smell good depending on the individual’s preferences.  However, for the best results, the combinations of all 3 notes are recommended.

AROMA FAMILY BLENDS WELL WITH
CITRUS
  • Most other aroma families
  • Floral
  • Minty
  • Spicy
  • Woody
FLORAL
  • Citrus
  • Spicy
  • Woody
HERBACEOUS
  • Minty
  • Woody
CAMPHORACEOUS
  • Citrus
  • Spicy
  • Woody/Earthy
  • Herbaceous
MINTY
  • Citrus
  • Woody
  • Herbaceous
  • Earthy
SPICY
  • Floral
  • Woody
  • Citrus
RESINOUS/MUSKY
  • Citrus
  • Floral
WOODY
  • Floral
  • Herbaceous
  • Minty
  • Spicy
  • Citrus
EARTHY
  • Woody
  • Minty

Essential Oils Side Effects

The list of Essential oils is for external use only. Pregnant and nursing women must avoid Essential Oils application without the medical advice of a physician.

A skin test is always recommended prior to using any essential oil. Essential Oils must never be used near sensitive areas of skin. In the event of an allergic reaction, discontinue the use of the products and see a doctor immediately for a health assessment and appropriate remedial action.

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