In addition to its more widely recognized properties as analgesic, antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antidepressant, sedative, and tonic, Lavender also has a profound healing effect on the nervous system; as such, it is widely used in treating stress-related illness. Emotionally, it calms, soothes and nurtures, encouraging balance in all the bodily systems.
Another description mentions Lavender is suitable for over sensitive people, strengthens the protective function of the aura.
One of the best choices for treating digestive disorders, Sweet Orange is a brilliant stimulant and has strong stomachic as well as antispasmodic properties. Its antidepressant qualities are also commonly cited: emotional and energetic uses include combating pessimism and perfectionism, calming agitation, and unblocking stagnated ability.
Despite the time and effort that goes into distilling this sensual oil, it is still one of the most widely used essential oils in perfumery and aromatherapy, and with good reason: Rose Absolute is known to be an excellent aphrodisiac as well as a highly effective antidepressant. It is also said to balance hormones and act as a wonderful tonic for the nervous system. It even eases shock and grief, soothes anger, and heals despair.
While Ylang Ylang is considered to have aphrodisiac properties, the oil is more widely used to combat stress-related disorders such as nervous tension, depression, and insomnia. Because of its moisturizing properties, it has also been used to soften and balance the moisture of the skin and treat split ends in hair.
Used for centuries as incense in meditation, Sandalwood quiets the mind and settles the breath. It has antimicrobial, antispasmodic, and sedative properties. Because of these properties, it has been used to clear skin, treat anxiety, and regulate hormones.
Another description mentions that the loving, warm-hearted ‘mother’ of the essences; evokes an atmosphere of trust and facilitates communication.