Essential oils and plant extracts have been woven into history since the beginning of time and are considered by many to be the “Missing Link” in modern medicine. They have been used medicinally to kill bacteria, fungi, and viruses and to combat insect, bug, and snake bites in addition to treating all kinds of mysterious maladies. Oils and extracts stimulate tissue and nerve regeneration…

Quick Reference Guide:

Single Essential Oil Application Codes:
Neat:
Dilution usually NOT required; suitable for all but the most sensitive skin. Safe for children over 2 years old.
50-50 = Dilute 50-50
Dilution recommended at 50-50 (1 part essential oil to 1 part carrier oil) for topical and internal use, especially when used on sensitive areas — face, neck, genital areas, underarms, etc. Keep out of reach of children.
20-80 = Dilute 20-80
Always dilute 20-80 ( 1 part essential oil to 4 parts carrier oil) before applying to the skin or taking internally. Keep out of reach of children.
PH = Photosensitizing
Avoid using on skin exposed to direct sunlight or UV rays (i.e., sunlamps, tanning beds, etc.)

Important to note:
“There are approximately 300 essential oils distilled or extracted worldwide. Several thousand constituents and aromatic molecules are identified and registered in these 300 essential oils. Ninety-eight percent of essential oil volume produced today is used in the perfume and cosmetic industry. Only 2 percent of the production volume is for therapeutic and medicinal applications…”
For medicinal treatments – use only non-adulterated therapeutic grade essential oils! Learn more here

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Source – Sixth Edition | Essential Oils Desk Reference

Essential Oil Medical Conditions Treatment Medical Properties
Basil Mental Clarity, Migraines, Fatigue Relief, Respiratory Support, Throat/Lung Infections, insect bites 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, direct inhalation, dietary supplement
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Powerful anti-spasmodic, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant
Bergamot Agitation, depression, anxiety, intestinal parasites, insomnia, viral infections (herpes, cold sores) PH 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Calming, hormonal support, antibacterial, antidepressant
Black Pepper Obesity, arthritis, digestive problems, fatigue, nerve/muscle pain, fungal infections, tobacco cessation 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement
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Analgesic, stimulates metabolism, anti-fungal
Cassia Cataracts, fungal infections (ringworm, candida), atherosclerosis, anxiolytic, diabetes, arteriosclerosis 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, direct inhalation, dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, (COX-2 inhibitor), anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and an anticoagulant
Cardamom Lung/sinus infection, indigestion, senility, headaches 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-spasmodic (neuromuscular), expectorant, anti-parasitic (worms), antioxident, anti-microbial
Cedarwood Relaxation, hair loss, ADHD, skin problems (acne, eczema), insect repellent, sleep aid, respiratory support Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Combats hair loss (alopecia areata), antibacterial, lymphatic stimulant
Roman Chamomile Hepatitis/fatty liver, arteriosclerosis, insomnia, nervous tension, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, skin problems such as acne, eczima, scar tissue PH Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, or take in capsule Powerful antioxidant, inhibits lipid peroxidation, anti-tumoral, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, anestheric; promotes digestion, liver, and gallbladder health.
Cinnamon Bark Cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, viral infections (herpes, etc.), digestive complaints, ulcers, and warts 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, (COX-2 inhibitor), anti-fungal, powerfully antibacterial, antiviral, anticoagulant, circulatory stimulant, stomach proctant (ulcers), anti-parasitic (worms)
Clary Sage Leukemia, menstrual discomforts/PMS, hormonal imbalance, insomnia, circulatory problems, high cholesterol, insect repellant 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anticoagulant, antioxidant, anti-diabetic, estrogen-like, anti-fungal, anti-spasmodic, relaxant, cholesterol-reducing, anti-tumoral, anesthetic
Clove anti-aging, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis/rheumatism, hepatitis, intestinal parasites/infections, for numbing all types of pain, throat/sinus/lung infections, cataracts, ulcers, lice, toothache, acne 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, dietary supplement anti-aging, anti-tumoral, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, antiviral, analgesic/anestheric, antioxidant, anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, stomach protectant (ulcers), anti-parsitic (worms), anti-convulsant, bone preserving
Copaiba Pain relief (strong anti-inflammatory), arthritis, rheumatism, cancer, skin disorders (psoriasis), insect bites, stomach distress, urinary disorders, sore throat, anxiety Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory (powerful), neuroprotective, anti-microbial, anxilytic, mucolytic, antiulcer, anticancer, antiseptic, kidney stone preventative
Cypress Diabetes, circulatory disorders, grounding, stabilizing 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Improves circulation; is anti-infectious, anti-spasmodic, and an antioxidant; discourages fluid retention; improves respiration; promotes liver health
Essential Oil Medical Conditions Treatment Medical Properties
Eucalyptus Coughs, respiratory/sinus infections, decongestant, rheumatism/arthritis, soothe sore muscles 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Expectotant, mucolytic, anti-microbial, antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral, anti-aging, antiulcer, anti-diabetic
Fennel Diabetes, cancer, obesity, arthritis/rheumatism, urinary tract infection, fluid retention, intestinal parasites, menstrual problems/PMS, digestive disorders 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral, estrogen-like, digestive aid, anti-parasitic (worms), antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, increases metabolism
Frankincense Depression, cancer, respiratory infections, inflammation, immune-stimulating Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-tumoral, immunostimulant, anti-drepressant, muscle relaxing
Geranium Hepatitis/fatty liver, skin conditions (dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, acne, vitiligo), fungal infections (ringworm), viral infections (herpes, shingles), hormone imbalances, circulatory problems (improves blood flow), menstrual problems/PMS Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-spasmodic, antioxidant, anti-tumoral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, hemostatic (stops bleeding), anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, improves blood flow, liver and pancreas stimulant, dilates bile ducts for liver detoxification, helps clean oily skin; revitalizes skin cells
Ginger Rheumatism/arthritis, digestive disorders, respiratory infections/congestion, muscular aches/pains, nausea 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant, digestive aid, anesthetic, expectorant, anti-fungal
Goldenrod Hypertension, liver congestion, hepatitis/fatty liver, circulatory conditions, urinary tract/bladder conditions 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Diuretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, liver stimulant
Grapefruit Alzheimer’s, fluid retention, depression, obesity, liver disorders, anxiety, cellulite PH 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-tumoral, metabolic stimulant, antiseptic, detoxifying, diuretic, fat-dissolving, cleansing for kidneys, lymphatic and vascular system, anti-depressant
Helichrysum Herpes virus, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, hypertension, blood clots, liver disorders, circulatory disorders, skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis scar tissue, varicose veins) Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-coagulant, anesthetic, anti-spasmodic, antiviral, liver protectant/detoxifier/stimulant, chelates chemicals and toxins, regenerates nerves
Hyssop Respiratory infections/congestion, parasites (expelling worms), viral infections, and circulatory disorders Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Mucolytic, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, regulates lipid metabolism, antiviral, anti-bacterial, and anti-parasitic
Idaho Grand Fir Throat/lung/sinus infections, fatigue, arthritis/rheumatism, urinary tract infections, scoliosis/lumbago/sciatica 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-coagulant, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral
Juniper Detoxification, Urinary Tract Infections, Respiratory Support, Fluid retention 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anit-septic, digestive cleanser/stimulant, purifying, detoxifying, increases circulation through the kidneys and promotes excretion of toxins, promotes nerve regeneration
Lavender Respiratory infections, high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, menstrual problems/PMS, skin conditions (perineal repair, acne, eczema, psoriasis, scarring, stretch marks), burns, hair loss, insomnia, nervous tension

Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement

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Anti-septic, anti-fungal, analgesic, anti-tumoral, anti-convulsant, vasodilating, relaxant, anti-inflammatory, reduces blood fat/cholesterol, combats excess sebum on skin
Essential Oil Medical Conditions Treatment Medical Properties
Lemon Circulatory problems, arteriosclerosis, obesity, parasites, UTI, varicose veins, anxiety, hypertension, digestive problems, acne

PH 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement

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Anti-tumoral, anti-septic, improves microcirculation, immune stimulant (may increase white blood cells), improves memory, relaxation, rich in limonene, which has been extensively studied in over 50 clinical studies for its ability to combat tumor growth
Lemongrass Bladder infection, respiratory/sinus infection, digestive problems, parasites, torn ligaments/muscles, fluid retention, varicose veins, salmonella, cadida albicans 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, dietary supplement Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, regenerates connective tissues and ligaments, dilates blood vessels, improves circulation, promotes lymph flow, anti-cancerous.
Mandarin Digestive problems, fluid retention, insomnia, anxiety, intestinal problems, skin problems (congested and oily skin, scars, acne), stretch marks (when combined with either Jasmine, Lavender, Sandalwood, and/or Frankincense) PH 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Light anti-spasmodic, digestive tonic (digestoid), anti-fungal, and stimulates gallbladder, rich in limonene, which has been extensively studied in over 50 clinical studies for its ability to combat tumor growth.
Marjoram Arthritis/rheumatism, muscle/nerve pain, headaches, circulatory disorders, respiratory infections, menstrual problems/PMS, fungal infections, ringworm, shingles, sores, spasms, and fluid retention 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Relieve body and joint discomfort, soothe the digestive tract and is a general relaxant. Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, vasodilator, lowers blood pressure, promotes intestinal peristalsis, expectorant, mucloytic
Melaleuca Hypertension, urinary tract/bladder infections, respiratory/sinus infections, allergies, tooth/gum disease, skin conditions (acne, sores) 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-parasitic (amoeba and parasites in the blood), vasodilating, skin penetration enhancer (hormones)
Melissa Anxiety, sleep disorders, digestive issues, viral infections (herpes, etc.), depression Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, relaxant, hypotensive, anti-oxidative, anti-tumoral
Myrrh Oral health, wounds, meditation, diabetes, cancer, hepatitis, fungal infections (candida, ringworm), skin conditions (eczema, chapped, cracked, wrinkles, stretch marks) Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Powerful anti-oxidant, anti-tumoral, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-parasitic, analgesic/anesthetic
Neroli Hypertension, anxiety, depression, hysteria, insomnia, skin conditions (scars, stretch marks, thread veins, wrinkles) Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-parasitic, digestive tonic, anti-drepressive, hypotensive (lowers blood pressure)
Nutmeg Rheumatism/arthritis, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, hepatitis, ulcers, digestive disorders, anti-parasitic, nerve pain, fatigue/exhaustion, neuopathy   Anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant, anti-septic, anti-parasitic, analgesic, liver protectant, stomach protectant (ulcers), circulatory stimulant, adrenal stimulant, muscle relaxing, increases production of growth hormone/melatonin
Orange Arteriosclerosis, hypertension, cancer, insomnia, and complexion (dull and oily), fluid retention, wrinkles PH 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-tumoral, relaxant, anti-coagulant, circulatory stimulant. Rich in limonene, which has been extensively studied in over 50 clinical studies for its ability to combat tumor growth.
Oregano Arthritis, rheumatism, respiratory infectious diseases, infections, tuberculosis, digestive problems 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, dietary supplement Anti-aging, powerful anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, immune stimulant, antinoieptive, radioprotective, liver protectant
Palmarosa Fungal infections/Candida, neuroproctive, cardiovascular/circulatory diseases, digestive problems, skin problems, skin problems (acne, eczema) 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, supports heart and nervous system, reduces blood sugar fluctuations, stimulates new skin cell growth, regulates sebum production in skin
Essential Oil Medical Conditions Treatment Medical Properties
Patchouli Hypertension, inflammatory, bowel disease, skin conditions (eczema, acne), fluid retention, Listeria infection, insect repellent Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Relaxant, anti-tumoral, digestive aid that combats nausea, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, insecticidal, prevents wrinkles and chapped skin, relieves itching
Peppermint Rheumatism/arthritis, respiratory infections (pneumonia, tuberculosis, etc.), obesity, viral infections (herpes simplex, herpes zoster, cold sores, human papilloma virus, etc.), fungal infections/Candida, digestive problems, headaches, nausea, skin conditions (itchy skin, varicose veins, eczema, psoriasis, dermatisis), scoliosis/lumbago/back problems

50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement

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Peppermint oil contains menthol, which has analgesic and cooling properties, providing relief from headaches and soothing digestion.
Petitgrain Insomnia, anxiety, muscle spasms, skin conditions, anti-tumoral Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, reestablishes nerve equilibrium
Pine Throat/lung/sinus infections, rheumatism/arthritis, skin parasites, urinary tract infections 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Hormone-like, anti-diabetic, cortisone-like, antiseptic, lymphatic stimulant
Raven Herpes virus/viral infections (including colds, respiratory infections), throat/lung infections, hepatitis, shingles, pneumonia Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-tumoral, antiviral, anti-bacterial
Roman Chamomile Relieves restlessness, anxiety, ADHD, depression, insomnia, skin conditions (acne, dermatitis, eczema) Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Relaxant, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, anti-bacterial, anesthetic
Rose Hypertension, heart strengthening, anxiety, viral infections (herpes simplex), skin conditions (scarring, wrinkles, acne), ulcers Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-inflammatory, anti-HIV, anti-oxidant, anxiolytic, hepatoprotective, relaxant, reduces scarring, antiulcer, immunomodulating, cancer chemopreventive, DNA damage prevention
Rosemary Infectious disease, liver conditions/hepatitis, throat/lung infections, hair loss (alopecia areata), acne, impaired memory/Alzheimer’s, weight loss 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Liver-protecting, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anticancer, anti-drepressant, hypertension moderator (high blood pressure), enhances mental clarity/concetration
Sage Menstrual problems/PMS, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone deficiencies, liver problems 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, anti-tumoral, anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, hoemone regulating, estrogen-like, antiviral, circulatory stimulant, gallbladder stimulant
Sandalwood Cancer, viral infections, (herpes simplex, herpes zoster, cold sores, human papilloma virus, etc.), skin conditions (acne, wrinkles, scars, etc) Neat; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, take as dietary supplement Anti-tumoral, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, immune stimulant
Spearmint Obesity, intestinal/digestive disorders, nausea, hepatitus 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Increases metabolism, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, mucolytic, hallbladder stimulant, digestive aid, anti-tumor
Spruce Arthritis/rheumatism, fungal infections (Candida), sinus/respiratory infections, sciatica/lumbago 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-spasmodic, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, hormone-like, cortisone-like, immune stimulant, antidiabetic
Essential Oil Medical Conditions Treatment Medical Properties
Tarragon Intestinal disorders, urinary tract infection, nausea, menstrual problems/PMS 50-50; Apply topically, inhale directly, diffuse, dietary supplement Anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, digestive aid, anti-convulsant, enhances insulin sensitivity
Thyme Infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, hepatitus 20-80; Apply topically, diffusion, dietary supplement Anti-aging, anti-oxident, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, highly anti-microbial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparaistic.

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