Essential Oils FAQ

Essential Oils

What is aromatherapy and what are essential oils?
In today's fast-paced world, people are turning to natural solutions for health issues and stress relief. The use of essential oils for self-care and managing anxiety and stress has gained widespread popularity. Essential oils offer numerous therapeutic benefits, for instance, a few drops of lavender in a diffuser can aid in promoting peaceful sleep, while a dab of peppermint on your forehead can relieve headaches. Each essential oil has its own distinctive health benefits, providing a vast range of options to choose from. EcoScential is an Australian-owned company offering an effective and eco-friendly line of cleaning products, as well as a diverse selection of home fragrances and highly scented soy candles.

We have a variety of essential oils such as lavender, lemon, eucalyptus, rosemary, peppermint, bergamot, ylang ylang, among others, each with its own unique smell and potential health benefits.

Essential oils are botanical extracts derived from various plant materials, including flowers, herbs, roots, and leaves. Our essential oils are one of the most popular and versatile essential oils in Australia used in aromatherapy. Each of our essential oils has its own unique mix of active ingredients that determine its intended use, whether it be for physical healing or emotional well-being.

What are our essential oils used for?

★Aromatherapy: Essential oils are used in aromatherapy to promote physical and emotional well-being. The scents of the oils can help create a relaxing or stimulating atmosphere and affect the mood.

★Topical application: Essential oils can be applied topically to the skin for various benefits such as promoting healthy skin, reducing pain, and treating skin conditions.

★Cleaning: Essential oils can be used as natural cleaners and disinfectants for surfaces and environments.

★Beauty and grooming: Essential oils can also be used in personal care products such as shampoos, soaps, and lotions, for various benefits such as promoting healthy skin, hair, and overall wellness.

Which is the right EcoScential essential oil for you?

With so many essential oils available online in Australia, selecting the ideal essential oil can be overwhelming. Here are some of the variants available with us and the benefits and advantages they offer.
  1. Lavender: Calming, promotes sleep, eases anxiety and stress.
  2. Peppermint: Invigorating, promotes focus and mental clarity, soothes headaches and nausea.
  3. Eucalyptus: Invigorating, helps with respiratory issues, boosts immunity.
  4. Tea Tree: Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, supports healthy skin.
  5. Frankincense: Calming, grounding, supports healthy skin, reduces anxiety and stress.
  6. Lemon: Energizing, cleanses and purifies the air, supports healthy digestion.
  7. Bergamot: Uplifting, calming, helps with anxiety and depression, supports healthy skin.
  8. Clary Sage: Calming, relaxing, eases menstrual discomfort, helps with depression and anxiety.
  9. Grapefruit: Uplifting, energizing, supports healthy digestion, promotes weight loss.
  10. Orange: Uplifting, calming, promotes healthy digestion, supports healthy skin.
  11. Rosemary: Stimulating, enhances memory and concentration, soothes sore muscles and joints.
These are just a few more examples of the many essential oils available, and each oil has its unique properties and benefits. You can check out our website for more essential oils.

How to use our essential oils?

Essential oils can be used in several ways:
  • Add them to a diffuser: Diffuse essential oils using a diffuser or add a few drops to a tissue or cotton ball and inhale.
  • Topical application: Mix essential oils with a carrier oil, such as coconut oil, and apply to the skin. The best way to enjoy the properties is to add a few drops behind your neck or on your temples
Essential oils should be diluted before use. Also, avoid contact with eyes and keep out of reach of children. Always do a patch test before applying on your skin.
Before using essential oils, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional, especially if you have any pre-existing health conditions or are pregnant. Additionally, seeking advice from a qualified and trained aromatherapy practitioner is recommended to ensure safe and effective use.

How do our essential oils work?

When inhaled, the aroma of our essential oils can stimulate your brain and impact physiological functions such as breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure. Essential oils should be diluted with a carrier oil before use, either through massage or by adding a few drops to bathwater or a diffuser.

Buy essential oils from EcoScential

Essential oils are a natural way to promote healing and relaxation, and incorporating them into your daily routine can enhance both your physical appearance and overall well-being.

A rested body is key to maintaining healthy skin and radiating a healthy glow. Take time for self-care by exploring our wide range of essential oils. You can easily order our essential oils online from our website. To find out more about our essential oils in Australia, fill out our online form to reach us online.