Snow Lotus: Essential Oil Kit: Clearing
Snow Lotus: Essential Oils: Petitgrain, Rosewood, Sage
Botanical source: Citrus aurantium
Plant part used: The leaf
Production: Selective cultivation
Extraction method: Steam distillation of the fresh leaves of the bitter orange tree
Note: The full name of this oil is Petitgrain bigarade
Fragrance profile: Sweet citrus, warm spicy with gentle musty, earthy base notes
Fragrance energy: Lemony-sweet
Properties: Relaxing, harmonizing, stabilizing
Complimentary blending: Bergamot, Mandarin, Lemon, Sweet orange, Neroli, Pimenta berry, Atlas cedarwood, Siam wood, Frankincense, Black pepper
Botanical source: Santalum album
Plant part used: The heartwood
Origin: Mysore province, India
Production: Ethically cultivated and correctly produced from old trees
Extraction method: Steam distillation of the dried wood chips
Note: We are very fortunate to be able to offer this true Mysore sandalwood oil again after several years of unavailability. Mysore sandalwood is the gold standard by which all other types of sandalwood oil are measured.
Fragrance profile: Smooth, rich, creamy sweet-wood notes with excellent persistence on the skin, typical of Mysore sandalwood oil.
Fragrance energy: Woody-sweet
Properties: Relaxing, stabilizing, centering, sensualizing
Chinese medicine function: To nourish the Yin, resolve damp and calm the spirit
Complimentary blending: Sandalwood blends well with almost any other oil, softening and enriching it with its sweet-wood notes. Favorites include Lavender, Bergamot, Jasmine, Rose oil and absolute, Rosewood, Geranium, Vetiver, Atlas cedarwood, Siam wood, Patchouli, Myrrh, Cardamom and Tuberose.
Botanical source: Salvia officinalis
Plant part used: The herb
Plant source: Cultivated, certified organic
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Fragrance profile: Dry herbaceous and sweet, with fresh camphor top notes
Fragrance energy: Pungent-green
Properties: Strengthening, grounding, balancing
Chinese medicine function: To tonify the Qi, resolve damp, nourish Blood and Essence, and strengthen the spirit
Complimentary blending: Rosemary, Green myrtle, Lavender, Hyssop, Lemon, most other citrus oils
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.
Descriptions from Snow Lotus Essential Oils