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Essential Oils - From Personal Care to Home Cleaning

Since the first recorded essential oil blend was recorded in Egypt in 1,500 BC, people around the world have been using essential oils for their perceived medicinal properties. Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts that retain the natural smell and flavor, or “essence,” of their source. They can be inhaled, diluted or applied to the skin. They may stimulate your sense of smell or have medicinal effects when absorbed.


Alchemy Massage & Bodywork SA offers five basic oils in stock. Feel free to peruse Young Living's website, www.youngliving.com and let us now of any special orders you would like.



LEMON: With its bright and joyful aroma, Lemon essential oil benefits skin and hair

as much as its aroma enhances your environment.

  • This oil is a key ingredient in many hair and skin care products.

  • Keep Lemon on hand for its clean, energizing, and invigorating aroma.

  • Diffuse it to create a more focused environment.

  • Use its aroma to create an uplifting atmosphere.

  • Add Lemon to skin care products to help reduce the appearance of aging.

  • Use it to help remove adhesives.




PEPPERMINT: Peppermint essential oil has an invigorating aroma that Romans & Greeks

used to flavor their food and wine back in 1240AD.

Today we still use it similarly and also diffuse it to create an environment

conducive to work or study. May also be applied topically to cool fatigued muscles following activity.

Rejuvenate by sprinkling a few drops in your shower for an awakening

shower steam in the morning.



PURIFICATION: A combination of Citronella, Lavandin, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Rosemary, and

Tea Tree that is formulated for diffusing to neutralize and cleanse your home

and work environment. It is also soothing to your skin for everyday irritations.


  • Soothes skin when applied topically

  • Cleanses the air of unwanted odors

  • Is a great aromatic companion for outdoor activities

  • Freshens musty and stale areas with its clean, invigorating scent

  • Contains Lavandin, an ingredient that helps clean the air.



THIEVES: Inspired by the legend of four 15th-century thieves in France, this oil is a blend of

clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils.


  • Created without harsh chemicals for a safe and gentle alternative cleaning product.

  • Bright and spicy aromatic blend.

  • Place onto the chest, pulse points and neckline in colder months.

  • Nourishes and cleanses the skin.



LAVENDER: is the most universal oil and has a tranquil aroma that is soothing to the senses,

as well as to the skin when applied topically.


The oil promotes relaxation and believed to treat anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, depression, insomnia, eczema, nausea, and menstrual cramps.




Apart from providing a pleasant smell, aromatherapy oils can provide respiratory disinfection, decongestant, and psychological benefits. Inhaling essential oils stimulates the olfactory system, the part of the brain connected to smell, including the nose and the brain. So next time when your mood needs lifting, raise it with just a whiff of an essential oil fragrance.


Keep in mind that essential oils are strong and often require dilution.

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