Complete List of Essential Oils

Complete List of Essential Oils

Agar oil. Commonly known as agarwood, or oodh. Extracted from Agarwood (or Aquilaria malaccensis). Luxurious and expensive. Known for its fragrance.

Anise oil. Extracted from the Pimpinella anisum. Smells like licorice. Used for medical purposes.

Balsam. Extracted from the Myroxylon. Used for flavoring, fragrance, and healing purposes.

Basil. Used in perfumery and aromatherapy.

Bay oil. Used in perfumery. Treats colds, flu, rheumatism and insomnia.

Bergamot oil. Used in perfumery.

Black Pepper. Extracted from berries of Piper nigrum. It has a soothing effect for fighting muscle aches and strains, as well as for healthy digestion.

Buchu oil. Extracted from buchu shrub. Not widely used because of its toxic properties. Used in medicine.

Birch oil. Treats eczema, rheumatism and ulcers.

Camphor oil. Treats colds, fevers and arthritis.

Cannabis oil. Used for flavoring, and in perfumery and soaps.

Calamodin oil. Extracted from the citrus tree in the Philippines.

Caraway oil. Used in toothpastes, and for flavoring agent.

Cardamom seed oil. Extracted from seeds of ginger. Used in medicine and in aromatherapy.

Carrot seed oil. Often used in aromatherapy.

Cedarwood oil. Often used in perfumery.

Chamomile oil. Roman and German chamomile are the most common. Used in medicine and healing.

Cinnamon oil. Often used in medicine and healing.

Citronella oil. Extracted from lemon grass relative plant and used medicinallyand as an insect repellent.

Clary Sage oil. Used in flavoring and perfumery.

Clove oil. Treats dental pain.

Coffee oil. Used in flavoring.

Coriander oil. Used in flavoring.

Costus root oil. Used in medicine.

Cranberry seed oil. Used in cosmetics.

Black seed oil. Used in veterinary medicine.

Cypress oil. Used in medicine.

Curry leaf oil. Used in flavoring and medicine.

Davana oil. Used in perfumery.

Elecampane oil. Used in medicine.

Eucalyptus oil. Used in medicine.

Fennel seed oil. Used in medicine.

Fenugreek oil. Used in medicine.

Frankincense oil. Used in perfumery.

Geranium oil. Used for medicine, to treat female hormone problems, and in perfumery.

Ginger oil. Treats nausea and has numerous health benefits.

Goldenrod oil. Used in medicine.

Grapefruit oil. Used in aromatherapy.

Jasmine oil. Used in perfumery.

Juniper berry oil. Used in flavoring and medicine.

Lavender oil. Used in flavoring and medicine.

Lemon oil. Antiseptic. Used in medicine similar in fragrance to the fruit.

Lemongrass. Common in India. Used in medicine, perfumery and as an insect repellent.

Lime. Used in medicine due to its antiseptic and disinfectant properties.

Mandarin. Used in perfumery.

Melissa oil. Used in medicine and perfumery.

Mint oil. Used in medicine, perfumery, aromatherapy, flavoring and toothpastes.

Moringa oil. Used in cosmetics.

Mugwort oil. Used traditionally for medicinal purposes. Categorized as a neurotoxin.

Mustard oil. Used in flavoring.

Myrrh oil. Used in medicine.

Orange oil. Used in flavoring, cleaning liquids and perfumery.

Oregano oil. Treats  digestion issues.

Parsley oil. Used in perfumery and cosmetics.

Patchouli oil. Used in perfumery.

Peppermint oil. Used in medicine and flavoring.

Pine oil. Has a strong woody scent. Used in aromatherapy.

Rose oil. Considered expensive and luxurious. Used in perfumery.

Rosehip oil. Used in medicine.

Rosemary oil. Used in medicine and aromatherapy.

Rosewood oil. Used in medicine.

Sage oil. Used in medicine.

Sandalwood oil. Has a strong woody scent. Used in perfumery.

Sassafras oil. Used in flavoring and aromatherapy.

Savory oil. Used in aromatherapy.

Schisandra oil. Used in medicine.

Spearmint oil. Used in flavoring, toothpaste and gum.

Spikenard. Used in medicine.

Spruce. Used in medicine and to treat the flu and colds.

Star anise oil. Used in medicine and flavoring.

Tarragon oil. Used in medicine.

Tea tree oil. This oil is commonly used in soapmaking. It is extracted from Melaleuca alternifolia. It has many benefits for the skin.

Thyme oil. Used in medicine.

Turmeric. Used in medicine and flavoring.

Valerian. Used in medicine.

Vetiver oil. Used in perfumery and aromatherapy.

Wintergreen. Used in medicine and aromatherapy.

Yarrow oil. Used in medicine.

Ylang-ylang. Used in medicine and perfumery.

Zedoary. Used in medicine and flavoring.

 

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