It is our responsibility to ensure that each and every oil we source is produced in a manner which cares for the local environment and the people who work there. Our suppliers deal directly with farmers to ensure that ingredients are farmed ethically and with environmental responsibility.
Here is a list of each ingredient we use and why we love it:
Grown in the foothills of Sicily, Bergamot is seen as the king of essential oils and has been used in skin care products and perfumes for decades. The benefits of this oil are numerous, it is uplifting, has a bright sweetness and powerful mood stabilising effects. Our oil is always FCF free as it is the safest version of the oil to use.
Bergamot is used in NEU YOU | JOY to generate feelings of freshness, joy and optimism.
BLACK PEPPER (India)
Black pepper essential oil is a stimulating and warming oil that aids stamina and rejuvenates the body from aches and pains. It is widely known to aid the digestive and nervous systems — stimulating circulation, promoting emotional balance and a healthy appetite.
Combined with a gentle tummy massage, the black pepper oil in BABY: EASE blend can help to support the healthy daily functioning of baby’s digestive system.
Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the wood pieces of the Cedar tree. It has abundant health benefits but its popular use to aid relaxation might be the most valuable aspect. Cedarwood oil has a relaxing effect soothing everyday stresses and strains and supporting healthy restorative sleep.
So, if you are looking to stay calm down and relax then the YOU: PEACE blend can help you do just that.
A fresh citrus type scent with lemon tones and a woody, spicy balsamic undertones. It has many amazing health benefits including improving skin appearance, soothing everyday stresses and strains, supporting a healthy immune system, and promoting memory
Frankincense oil is an effective antiseptic. Supports a healthy respiratory system soothing breathing passages for cool and clear breathing and supports a healthy immune system.
Frankincense is a key ingredient in BABY:AIR, helping to support cool and clear breathing naturally.
Used in our BABY: SETTLE blend, frankincense induces feelings of peace and relaxation to help soothe an agitated baby. Frankincense has also been used in our YOU: JOY blend to awaken insight, promote deep breathing and relaxation to move your mental state back to calmness.
Geranium is an uplifting and strong smelling oil with a beautiful floral scent and gentle apple like undertones. Used by the Egyptians for promoting beautiful and radiant skin, geranium oil is now used to calm and soothe the skin improving the appearance of blemished skin and promote relaxation. This sweet-smelling oil can also revive your spirits, stimulate, energize and promote emotional wellbeing.
The sweet and floral smell of geranium oil in BABY: SETTLE soothes and relaxes the body and mind.
Instantly recognisable, ginger essential oil has a sharp green top note with fiery, woody, sweet undertones. Due to its digestive properties, ginger is an integral part of Asian cuisines. Ginger essential oil is a warming oil that works as an antiseptic, tonic and stimulant.
When combined with massage to soothe and warm skin and muscles the ginger oil used in BABY:EASE can help support a healthy digestive system.
As one of the most versatile essential oils, the citrus aroma of grapefruit oil is clean, fresh and a little bit bitter, just like the actual fruit itself. Grapefruit oil, which is extracted from the rind of the grapefruit, has been used for centuries. As one of the most popular oils used in aromatherapy, grapefruit oil can increase your mental focus and give you a natural pick-me-up. When inhaled, its stimulating effects also make it effective for promoting alertness.
The grapefruit oil used in YOU:ENERGY is uplifting, reviving, energising and refreshing making this the perfect blend to use when you want to revive your body and mind.
Jasmine is known as the king of flower oils with a heady and strong scent and powerful properties. Jasmine oil has been used for hundreds of years in parts of Asia and is considered to be emotionally warming, deeply penetrating and relaxing, stimulating and energising, counteracts lethargy and restores confidence. The aroma of jasmine essential oil has a pleasing and uplifting effect on the mind.
Jasmine oil has been used in our YOU:JOY blend for its abilities to warm the emotions, fuel optimism and creativity. Helping to overcome everyday stresses and strains.
Juniper is an evergreen shrub that is very common in Europe. Its sweet, woody scent blends beautifully with floral essential oils to create a perfume like scent with detoxifying effect. Since ancient times, juniper has been used by every culture for purifying and ritual cleansing. A well-known antiseptic, it supports healthy elimination and fights fatigue.
Detoxifying, cleansing and refreshing, Juniper oil is a key ingredient in BABY: PROTECT to help purify and support a healthy immune system.
Lavender Essential Oil is distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of the Lavandula angustifolia plant. Most of the properties of Lavender revolve around the balancing and normalising of body functions and emotions. Lavender can be used to great effect in massage and bath oils for everyday muscular aches and pains but traditionally Lavender has long been used to aid a restful night’s sleep. A robust body of research shows that lavender has anxiety reducing effects, and with its natural antiseptic properties improves the appearance of irritated and reddened skin. When combined with steam, it helps clear the head and supports a healthy respiratory system.
Lavender essential oil is used in our BABY: REST blend to promote relaxation and help get baby into a restful state ready for sleep. Best used daily as part of baby’s bedtime routine in order to help train your baby’s mind to associate scent with falling asleep. Also used in BABY: SETTLE for its anxiety reducing effects.
Sharp and bitter sweet, we use the expressed oil which gives a clean and fresh fragrance with green top notes and citrus undertones. Lime is disinfecting and supports a healthy digestive system. Sharp, bitter and refreshing, Lime is full of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients. Lime essential oil has antiseptic properties and is rich in vitamin C, making it an ideal oil to support a healthy immune system.
Lime essential oil is used in BABY: AIR for its gentle detoxifying properties.
A stimulating top note spicy oil with camphoraceous and woody undertones. Marjoram essential oil is warming, relaxing, soothing, penetrating and comforting for everyday aches and pains. It supports the normal functioning of the digestive tract.
Used in BABY:EASE to support a healthy digestive system.
Peppermint essential oil has minty top notes, which are bright and fresh with hints of camphor and grass. With its stimulating and energizing strong scent, peppermint oil helps you concentrate, be attentive, refreshes mind and body and supports a hectic stressful lifestyle.
Used in YOU: ENERGY blend, Peppermint oil helps to stimulate the mind and refresh the body.
Rosemary essential oil is extracted from the leaves and flowering tops of the plant. With a woody, evergreen-like scent, rosemary oil is typically described as invigorating and purifying. Rosemary essential oil is refreshing and cleansing with its sharp and recognisable scent. Deeply stimulating, it helps to focus the mind, making it useful for when intense periods of concentration are needed.
Rosemary essential oil is used in our YOU:ENERGY blend to stimulate and invigorate.
TEA TREE (Australia)
The scent of Tea Tree is unmistakable; antiseptic, antimicrobial and cleansing; it is one of the most useful essential oils. Tea tree oil has been used as a by Aborigines for centuries for its anti-septic and skin care properties. These native Australians also crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, which is then inhaled to support a healthy respiratory system or applied directly to the skin to improve the appearance of the skin and support the skin’s natural ability to heal/repair itself. Tea tree oil contains a number of compounds, that have been shown to kill certain bacteria, which help fight germs and other foreign invaders.
We only use 100% pure Australian Tea Tree in our BABY:PROTECT blend, as this is the finest quality Tea Tree.
Thyme has an ancient history of traditional use, from being an antiseptic to being stimulating, renewing and reviving. A sweet and strongly herbal fragrance which is easily recognizable, thyme essential oil has many benefits and is most commonly used for supporting a healthy immune system and for its antibacterial properties. The antioxidant properties of thyme essential oil help to fight free radicals and support the skin’s natural ability to heal itself.
Thyme essential oil has been used in our BABY:PROTECT blend to safely support your baby’s healthy immune system and maintain skin hygiene.
Vetivert is a wild grass and the best Vetivert is grown in Java, where it thrives naturally. The oil comes from the root... the older the root the higher the quality of the oil. It has a sweet and strong herbal scent with smoky and earthy undertones, grounding, calming and stabilising; having a cooling effect on the body and the mind.
Naturally grounding and restorative, it is for its deeply relaxing qualities that we have used it in our BABY:REST blend for a more restful night’s sleep.
YLANG YLANG (Commores)
Ylang Ylang essential oil is used extensively in high end perfumery for its stunning, deep, floral scent. This sensual and floral oil has soothing properties and helps to relieve emotional stresses during tense times. Known for its sweet, exotic scent and relaxing fragrance, it fights depression and relaxes the body and mind, thereby supporting you during periods of sadness or emotional distress.
Ylang Ylang is used in YOU:PEACE to help induce feelings of joy and hope.
COCONUT OIL (Philippines)
Coconut Oil (Fractionated), a lovely light skin oil which can soothe the skin without blocking pores. Coconut oil makes a lovely massage oil which is moisturising for the skin. Coconut helps the skin naturally control its oil secretions and most importantly application of Coconut on the skin after washing with soap / shower gel helps the skin quickly and naturally restore its pH level to 5.5 without blocking pores.
Coconut oil is used as the primary carrier oil in all NEU OIL blends.
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