Essential Oils (Aromatherapy Oils) are the highly concentrated, volatile, aromatic essences of plants. All the countries of the
world provide essential oils, making aromatherapy a truly global therapy. New Directions Essential Oils are true, undiluted essences extracted directly from a variety of flowers, fruits, leaves, barks, roots, herbs and spices.
Eucalyptus is fantastic on skin ailments (Burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections),
as well as to combat the effects of colds and the flu. We have 10
varieties, one of the largest selections on the market: Blue Mallee
as well as Eucalyptus Lemon
Sublime Ylang Ylang evokes feelings of deep, languid calm that melt away anxiety, tension and stress.
It can assist with problems such as high blood pressure, rapid breathing and heartbeat, nervous conditions,
as well as impotence and frigidity. We have 5
varieties available, Extra
(most therapeutic), Grade #1
, Grade #2
& Grade #3
Tea Tree is one of the most popular Essential Oils for its extensive use in skin applications. It can be used to combat acne,
oily skin, head lice, dandruff and a wide variety of other conditions. A true classic. Try the Australian
We carry 5
varieties of Chamomile with German
being the most therapeutic. Chamomile has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is used for a wide range of skin problems among other ailments. Other varieties we carry include, Moroc
& South African
Peppermint is famous for being a digestive aid. The familiar aroma of Peppermint is known for both its warming and cooling properties.
We carry 3
varieties of Peppermint Essential Oil: Supreme
. Supreme being the more therapeutic.
varieties of Cedarwood are available depending on our customers needs, the Atlas
being the most therapeutic.
Cedarwood is highly valued for its use in combating various skin conditions. Try our other varieties: Chinese
We have 3
varieties of Geranium available, Bourbon
. This uplifting oil has a great emotional balancing effect. It is also used to heal a wide range of skin ailments.
Refreshing & Cooling, at New Directions Aromatics we carry 3
varieties of Lemon Essential Oil.
& our 5 Fold
which is especially popular amongst soap & candle makers for its strong and long lasting scent.
Organic ChoiceOrange Sweet
Uplifting & Invigorating, choose from 5
varieties of Orange Essential Oil.
The 5 Fold
is especially popular amongst soap & candle makers for its strong and long lasting scent.
Try our Orange Sweet
, Orange Sweet Dark
varieties as well!
Rosemary Essential Oil is useful for a wide range of skin conditions,
it is also reputed to help overcome mental fatigue and sluggishness by stimulating and strengthening the
entire nervous system. Try the following varieties: Moroccan
Patchouli Essential Oil is recognized by aromatherapists as being effective for combating nervous disorders,
helping with dandruff, sores, skin irritations and acne. Try the Light
A great oil for dealing with stress and depression as well as skin ailments. We carry 3
varieties of Bergamot. Regular
& Bergaptene Free
The Regular variety may cause Photosensitivity, this is why we carry the Bergaptene Free as an alternative.
We have 2
varieties of Grapefruit, White
. Grapefruit Essential Oil is believed by aromatherapists to be a spiritual up-lifter, and helpful in easing muscle fatigue and stiffness. It is also a purifier of congested, oily and acne prone skin. Grapefruit oil is also sometimes added to creams and lotions as a natural toner
Comforting and relaxing, Vanilla oleoresin is considered a premiere sensual aphrodisiac and one of the most popular aromas.
Coffee Essential Oil smells just like a fresh brewed pot of coffee. It is both warming and invigorating.
Organic ChoiceJuniper Berry
Juniper Berry is credited as being a supportive, restoring, and tonic aid. Good oil for meditation. Popular oil in weight loss and detox blends, because it is diuretic, and considered purifying and clearing.
Try our Indian
Lemongrass is known for its invigorating and antiseptic properties. It can be used used in facial toners as it's astringent properties help fight acne and greasy skin. It's also an excellent anti-depressant.
Carrot Seed is fantastic for skin care (revitalizing and toning) and considered one of the best Essential Oils for mature skin. Carrot seed oil also assists in
removing toxins and water build up in the skin giving it a fresher more firmer appearance. Try the CO2 extracted
or Steam distilled
Sandalwood is without a doubt one of the worlds most prized Essential Oils, we carry 4
, East Indian
Frankincense oil is highly prized in the perfumery industry and in Aromatherapy. Spiritually uplifting, this oil has been used since the ancient Egyptians. Try our Egyptian
Warm and rich, Myrrh has been used for centuries for its ability to enhance spirituality. Aromatherapists use it as an aid in meditation or before healing. Try our Egyptian
Thyme is believed to have antiseptic qualities, as well as the ability to cultivate courage.
Many aromatherapists credit Thyme with having stimulating, uplifting, and reviving properties.
Try the Red
Prized in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity. Basil clears the sinuses, promotes digestion and stimulates circulation, especially in the respiratory system.
Lime essential oil has a crisp, refreshing citrus scent that has been used by aromatherapists for its uplifting and revitalizing properties. It can also act as an astringent on skin where it is reputed to help clear oily skin.