1. Analgesic

Effect
Acts to relieve pain.

Essential Oils
Chamomile, clary sage, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, sweet marjoram, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, thyme, tea tree, frankincense

2. Antibacterial

Effect
Agent used to disinfect surfaces and eliminate potentially harmful bacteria.

Essential Oils
Bergamot, clove bud, geranium, lavender, lemon, niaouli, oregano, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, sandalwood, geranium, tea tree

3. Antidepressant

Effect
Used to prevent or alleviate depression.

Essential Oils
German and roman chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, jasmine absolute, lavender lemon, melissa, neroli, patchouli, rose absolute, spruce, vetiver, ylang ylang

4. Anti-inflammatory

Effect
The property of a substance that reduces inflammation or swelling.

Essential Oils
Basil, beragmot, eucalyptus, clary sage, coriander, roman chamomile, cinnamon, clove, fennel, ginger, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, melissa, sweet orange, patchouli, peppermint, rose absolute, sandalwood, tea tree, ylang ylang

5. Antiviral

Effect
A substance that reduces the ability of a virus to multiply, and suppresses its ability to replicate.

Essential Oils
Bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, melissa, neroli, rose, rosemary, tea tree

6. Aphrodisiac

Effect
A substance that increases libido, sexual response, and intimacy.

Essential Oils
Clary sage, neroli, patchouli, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Absolute
Rose, jasmine

7. Astringent

Effect
A substance used that causes the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues.

Essential Oils
Cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, geranium, sandalwood, juniper, lemon, myrrh, patchouli, sandalwood

8. Digestive

Effect
Facilitation of the intestinal tract, reduction of gas.

Essential Oils
Anise, basil, fennel, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, neroli, orange, roman chamomile, peppermint, rosemary, sweet marjoram, tangerine

9. Diuretic

Effect
Causing increased passing of urine.

Essential Oils
Cedarwood, caraway, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, grapefruit, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, patchouli, rosemary, pine

10. Expectorant

Effect
Promotes the secretion of sputum by the air passages, mostly used to treat coughs.

Essential Oils
Eucalyptus, cedarwood, ginger, lavender, peppermint, tea tree

11. Sedative

Effect
Promotes calm, or induces sleep.

Essential Oils
Bergamot, clary sage, cedarwood, frankincense, helichrysum, lavender, neroli, patchouli,
ylang ylang

12. Stimulant

Effect
Raises levels of physiological or nervous activity (in the body or any biological system.

Essential Oils
Basil, bergamot, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, lemon, sweet orange, peppermint, rosemary

13. Vulnerary

Effect
A substance used to heal wounds and sores.

Essential Oils
Bergamot, chamomile, clove, frankincense, lemon, geranium, helichrysum, lavender, myrrh, peppermint, tea tree