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ESSENTIAL OILS – Aromatherapy

What are essential oils? An essential oil is a natural product extracted from a single plant species. Not all plants produce essential oils, and in the plants that do, the essential oil may be found in the roots, stems, leaves, flowers or fruits. Since the Middle Ages, essential oils have been widely used for bactericidal, veridical, fungicidal, ant parasitical, insecticidal, medicinal and cosmetic applications, especially nowadays in pharmaceutical, sanitary, cosmetic, agricultural and food industries. The convenience of essential oils for daily use is amazing and healthful. If an apple a day helps keep the doctor away, we owe it to ourselves to add important essential oils into our daily routines as well.

How to Use? Directly inhale, apply topically, diffuse, *dietary supplement
Oral application without supervision of the qualified person is not recommended.

Our Aromatherapy line consists of the following essential oils:

(Lavandula angustifolia), lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia), immortelle (Helichrysum italicum), sage (Salvia officinalis), geranium (Pelargonium graveolens), peppermint (Mentha piperita), melissa (Melissa officinalis), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), oregano (Origanum vulgare), dalmatian pyrethrum(Tanacetum cinerariifolium), laurel (Laurus nobilis), wormwood (Artemisia absynthium).


IMORTELLE or HELICHRYSUM essential oil is called “Gold of Croatia” because it is as valuable as gold, maybe even more. After all Health is more valuable then Money.
It is extracted from Helichrysum flowers and impresses with its extreme gentleness and high efficacy for skin health and blood cleansing.
The oil is an anti-inflammatory, antiallergenic, antispasmodic, antifungal, and antiseptic. Here are all the ways to use helychrisum oil for skin:

  • Area of benefits from anti-aging skincare
  • Muscle relief
  • Wound healing
  • Stop bleeding – stop nose bleed
  • It can be added to carrier, extra virgin olive oil and
    applied to stretch marks, acne scars, and surgical scars.


Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a green bush, high from 10 to 40 cm with wooden bottom parts, short leaves, light violet flowers. This plant is known since the ancient times. All populations know its power against infective diseases. It symbolizes firmness and braveness. There are various chemotypes with different properties. Chemotype thymol and charvacrol are strong microbicides used in treatments of infective diseases, low immunity and tiredness. Chemotype linalool has microbicide activity and is active against fungi. Geraniol chemotype is highly efficient against fungi and bacteria, used for bacterial skin infections. Thyme hydrosol is used for washing the infected skin.


Rosemary is very spread out aromatic bush, high from 1 to 3m, woody at the bottom, with high density of leaves. The plant is blossoming twice a year, in April and September, giving light blue flowers. For the Romans this plant was symbol of regeneration, rejuvenation and they used it for cosmetic purposes. Rosemary essential oil stimulates blood flow, relieves pain, stimulates the hair growth, detoxifies the body and cleanses the skin deeply, has anti-ageing properties.


Lavandula x hybrida was made by crossing Lavandula angustifolia with Lavanda latifolia.
Lavandin essential oil has different properties from Lavandula angustifolia because it contains more camphor. Between many clones of lavandin, the mostly used ones are Abrial, Super, Grosso and Budrovka. Lavandin has stronger scent and less healingproperties. Lavandin Abrial is known for his antibacterial and antifungi activity. Lavandin Super and Grosso are used in cosmetic industry, lavandin Budrovka is a great analgesic. All of these species are used in detergent and cleaning products. Dried flower of lavandin is used against moth in wardrobe.


Origanum majorana, plant from Lamiaceae family, well known in ancient Greece where was used as spice and in cases of intestinal problems and swallows. Centuries after was used for skin treatments,
menstrual problems and nervous system disorders.
This plant can reach 60 cm, has oval form, dark leaves and little light grey flowers. Flowering plant is distilled by steam distillation. Essential oil contains mainly monoterepenes and monoterpene alcohol with presence of esthers and sesquiterpenes. This essential oil is a very potent parasympathomimetic, lowers blood pressure and calms pain in central nervous system.


Needless to say, LAVENDER oil has always been a favorite among essential oil lovers.
Lavender is considered as a mother in the essential oil symbolism, a mother that unselfishly takes care of our health and doesn’t want anything in return. Lavender oil not only boosts potent anti – inflammatory properties, but also is ultra shooting for skin with therapeutic scent – fastens the skin epithelialization.
Here are all the ways to use lavender oil for skin:

  • Fights Acne
  • Soothes Eczema
  • Heals injured skin
  • Detoxifies Skin (lavender therapy bath)
  • Anty – inflammatory Superstar – soothing and healing skin that’s irritated or reddened from sun, insect bites or bacteria.
  • Burns, muscle cramps, intestinal spasms.
  • Useful in treatment of depression, restlessness and nervous tension


Peppermint is a plant high up to 80 cm, with small violet flowers. Essential oils contains triterpenes, carotenoids, phenolic acids and flavonoids. Mentha x piperita is cultivated from Japan to Egypt and in phytotherapy is used for intestinal, menstrual and breathing problems. Essential oil has antibacterial and antivirus properties. Stimulates the nervous system, analgesic when applied locally. It’s used for hemicranias, respiratory problems and low blood pressure.


Fennel is a plant known for its very specific smell, used in cough syrups and in food industry. Fennel essential oil is extracted primarily through steam distillation from seeds of bitter fennel Foeniculi amari fructus – Foeniculum vulgare Mill., Apiaceae. Typical qualities of the oil are anethol, phencone and estragole. Oil is an effective smell corrector, thus it is an active ingredient of natural cosmetics. It aids in treating colic, tympanites, and it has secretory properties that work effectively on respiratory tract. It helps to treat symptoms of bronchitis and asthma. Fennel essential oil has bacteriostatic properties, thus it is an active preservative of various preparations. Oral application without supervision of the qualified person is not recommended. It is not generally recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, and for children under the age of 12.


Juniper essential oil is extracted primarily through steam distillation from needles and ripe berries of plant Juniperus oxycedrus L., Cupressaceae. This plant grows on Mediterranean coasts and is characteristic for its red fruit. Cade essential oil contains monoterpene α-pinen. Oil is an active ingredient in toilet and cosmetic preparations, and perfumes. Juniper essential oil works well as tonic, antiseptic in urogenital tract, and anti-inflammatory agent. Oil has mild diuretic and detoxifying properties. It is an important additive in preparations to help treat cellulite, edema, and obesity. Oil is an
active ingredient of natural fresheners, bathing and massage oil mixtures, because it helps to remove symptoms of nervous exhaustion, insomnia, and tiredness..


Sage is a plant high from 30 to 60 cm, with strong roots, on the bottom is woody and the upper part of the plant is herbaceous. Leaves are long and oval, flowers are dark violet color. This plant grows wild but is also cultivated because of her very precious essential oil. Latin name Salvia derives from the latin word “salvare” which means “to save” or “to heal”. Ancient Romans used this plant 2000 years ago for healing. The part of plant which is used is the leaf, full of tannins. Sage is present in a big number of medicines that are used for the treatment of soar throat and inflammations, thanks to her
antiseptic qualities. Before the discovery of antibiotics it was used during centuries as tea infusion in cases of TBC to stop the perspiration. Sage tea is used to invigorate the organism.