We have come up with the essential oils and notes guide here and we hope that by the end of this article you have a better idea on the notes of essential oils and will be ready to go about making your own blend.
An Idea About Essential Oils
Essential oils are like music. They are a symphony of top notes, middle notes and base notes. Each having its own character, singing its own tune but playing in harmony with the rest of its counterparts , It is very important to know which note does each essential oil belong to for the purpose of creating your own unique blend.
Basically essential oils that belong to the top notes are the most volatile and so it they dissipate quickly. They are the first we smell which is normally light, fresh and often floral or fruity.
They have the ability to uplift and stimulate which and can be use for fatigue, depression, lack of interest or lethargy. It can also be used to mix with the other notes.
The top notes are the first one to stimulate the limbic system in the brain and start to heal or detox. Top notes have the ability to stimulate emotions, bring joy and lighten a situation, and also bring awareness, focus or alertness.
- Some examples of essential oils that belong to the top note category are: Anise, Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Citronella, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Rosemary, Sweet Orange, Spearmint, Tea-Tree. Tangerine and Verbena.
Middle notes is the bulk of the fragrance that are next in line to the top notes which will lingers for a while longer. It generally improve the overall state of health by helping to balance the digestive the cardio-vascular and lymphatic system of our body.
Essential oils that belong to the middle note are mainly derived from spices or herbs (normally the whole plant is used) and are a balance between the fastest top notes and the slowest base notes.
They are able to connect between the mental and the physical state of health. For example lack of concentration or forgetfulness could be considered an inability to digest information. stiff joints could be a sign of inflexibility in your life while arthritis could mean the need to grasp on to things or need to be in control all the time. Middle notes have a way of treating the psychological aspects behind the physical disabilities. It helps to bring about balance to the mind and body.
- Some examples of essential oils that belong to the middle note category are: Black Pepper, Cardamom, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Dill, Fennel, Geranium, Ginger, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Marjoram, Melissa, Pine, Peppermint, Rose,Rosemary, Rosewood, Thyme, Ylang Ylang.
Essential oils in the base note category last the longest. They are rich and heavy in character. In a blend it hold the top notes and the middle notes together to prevent it from dispersing too quickly.
Base note oils are suitable for problems arising from emotional imbalance like nervousness, erratic behavior, impulsiveness.
Base oil group also works for chronic conditions that are associated with traumatic experiences For example deep seated anger or frustrations, feeling of rejection or pain that have been energetically suppressed deep down into the tissues and organs of our bodies. These energies never go away. It stays there and festers and creates a toxic environment that is favorable to diseases.
Base note oils give us the support we need to help us to feel safe and lift our mood. Often times recognizing the emotion and alleviating the toxic pattems behind the disease will result in the proper function of the body and mind which ultimately leads to health and well being.
- Some examples of essential oils that belong to the base note category are : Angelica, Benzoin, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Ginger, Neroli, Mmyrth, Patchouli, Pine, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Vetiver and Ylat.
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