Introduction to Essential Oils

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Essential Oils have been around for thousands of years, after all the raw materials in them are ancient. Think, frankincense & myrrh! Yes the materials which were supposedly gifted to Jesus and was more valuable than gold- at the time. Still, quite pricey & highly regarded resins even now. This ancient tradition offers a variety of benefits from, dietary, healing & cosmetic, also used for religious and spiritual wellness.

Essential oils are extracted through careful steam distillation, resin tapping, and cold pressing. The purest essential oils are actually far more powerful than the botanicals which they come from.

Essential oils can be used in many ways, the most popular include- aromatic diffusion, topical application, and dietary consumption. You can also find essential oils in natural cleaning products, natural skin care/ health care and superfood products.

Below is a simple guideline of what essential oils you should use/ look for in products depending on what you’re trying to achieve:

Positive Emotional State:

  • Lavender
  • Peppermint
  • Jasmine
  • Bergamot
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Geranium

Physical Wellness:

  • Wild Orange
  • Tangerine
  • Clove
  • Eucalyptus
  • Oregano

Spiritual Awareness:

  • Frankincense
  • Myrrh
  • Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood
  • Northern Lights Black Spruce

Purifying your home:

  • Eucalyptus
  • Lemon
  • Clove
  • Cinnamon Bark

Healthy Beauty Routine:

  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Tea Tree
  • Rose Hip Seed
  • Cold pressed Chamomile
  • Cedarwood

Cleaner Digestion:

  • Peppermint
  • Cardamom
  • Ginger
  • Caraway
  • Anise
  • Fennel

Achieve Balance:

  • Frankincense
  • Spruce
  • Blue Chamomile

Deep Sleep & Restoration:

  • Ylang Ylang
  • Roman Chamomile
  • Vetiver
  • Lavender


Our favourites are actually blended essential oils – check out and SHOP:

At the Green Life Warehouse we typically hold Essential Oil Workshops each month! Follow us on Instagram or Facebook to keep up to date! Or call us to enquire (07) 3053 3810