Snow Lotus: Essential Oil Kit: Grounding (SSA)
Snow Lotus: Essential Oils: Rose, Neroli, Sandalwood
Botanical source: Rosa damascena
Plant part used: The flower
Origin: Kazanlak valley, Bulgaria, known as the ‘valley of roses’
Production: Cultivated selective
Extraction method: Solvent extraction of the dried flowers
Fragrance profile: An exquisite warm, rosy-sweet, floral fragrance with mild sweet-wood base notes
Fragrance energy: Woody-rosy-sweet
Properties: Hamonizing, balancing, nurturing, restoring
Chinese Medicine function: To nourish Blood and Yin and harmonize the Heart and spirit
Complimentary blending: Rose, Rosewood, Palmarosa, Atlas cedarwood, Patchouli, Siam wood, Siberian fir, Hemlock spruce, Saro
Botanical source: Citrus aurantium subsp. amara
Plant part used: The flower
Production: Cultivated and certified organic
Extraction method: Water distillation of the fresh flowers
Note: Neroli is actually the essential oil of bitter orange flowers. It is so called after the celebrated princess of Nerola in the Italian Renaissance (Anna Maria de La Tremoille). Her lavish, extravagant use of bitter-orange flower oil as perfume for her body and clothes eventually gave her name to this oil.
Fragrance profile: A lyrical, floral sweet-citrus oil with floral honeysuckle overtones, distilled from bitter orange flowers.
Fragrance energy: Citrus-sweet
Properties: Uplifting, relaxing, harmonizing
Chinese medicine function: To regulate the Qi, settle the Heart and harmonize the spirit
Complementary blending: Bergamot, Mandarin, Benzoin, Ylang ylang, Jasmine absolute, Geranium, Rose oil and absolute, Lavender
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.
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