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Lily & Loaf

February Fragrance Collection

£ 61.81 GBP £ 82.41 GBP

- Pack of 4 Complementary Oils
- 25% Saving Compared To Purchasing Individual Oils
- Grapefruit, Frankincense, Lavender, Basil

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Grapefruit essential oil (Citrus paradisi), is a very potent and therapeutic oil, created by cold-pressing the rind of the fruit to extract the oil. It has a delightfully tangy aroma that is invigorating and highly refreshing.  The stimulating action of the aroma on the mind helps to maintain concentration. 

It has an uplifting aroma which may help with feelings of anxiousness, bad moods, or stress, and as with all citrus oils, it has invigorating properties which may help with feelings of anxiousness, bad moods, or stress. A mild euphoric to soothe and uplift the emotions and spirit and help balance a tired and overstimulated nervous system - inhale to benefit. In skin care its astringent properties can relieve oily skin conditions.

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Nervous | Digestive | Skin | Mood | Emotion | Concentration

Frankincense essential oil is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia carterii tree, and was, along with myrrh, the first gum to be used as incense. Ancient Egyptians burned frankincense as holy incense and used it as a face mask. The earliest record of frankincense use was found in a tomb inscription from the 15th century BC.

This oil is the most popular in aromatherapy for its calming and healing properties. It is used to tone oily skin, aging skin and wrinkles. Frankincense essential oil has been used to ease anxiety, stress, and is said to benefit the respiratory system. It is a general tonic and has a calming effect during stressful times. It is most useful during meditation.

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Respiratory | Circulatory | Glandular | Clarity | Calm | Strength | Divinity

Lavender essential oil is steam distilled from the lavender plant. In ancient Greece and Rome, lavender and its essential oils were used as medicine, to make healthful teas, as perfumes, and for bathing and personal hygiene products.

For centuries lavender has been used for various ailments from minor cuts and bruises to chronic diseases. The sweet fragrance of Lavender can uplift the mind whilst relaxing to the body, making it ideal for balance and calm. In aro­­matherapy, it is often used to combat depression, stress, and fatigue. It is believed to be effective in easing symptoms associated with joint and muscle pains, and menstrual discomfort. Known to benefit restful sleep and relaxation.

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Structural | Nervous | Skin | Mood | Relaxation | Restful Sleep

Basil essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of the basil plant. Traditionally this herb has been used throughout the centuries in prayer and for healing. In holy temples, the leaves of the plant, soaked in holy water or coconut water, are chewed as part of the prayer ceremonies.

This greenish-yellow, crisp-smelling essential oil is often used in aromatherapy to awaken the mind, steady the nerves and bring about clarity of thought. Basil oil is said to be therapeutic for the respiratory tract and nervous or stress-related headaches whilst promoting mental strength and a clear mind. This oil can be used in massage for abdominal cramps, and to help relax the body suffering from stress, lethargy or lack of focus.

Focus on the feet to relax muscles and reduce fatigue.

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Respiratory | Nervous | Structural | Alertness | Concentration | Clarity

  • Do not ingest Lily & Loaf Essential Oils. Never use undiluted.
  • Massage or topical add 3-5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil.
  • Vaporiser add 4-5 drops to cold water in a vaporiser.
  • Inhalation add 2-3 drops to hot water, inhale vapour through nose.
  • Bathing add 5-10 drops to water or carrier oil, stir into bathwater.
Cautions Possible skin sensitivity - may cause skin sensitising or irritation. When applying citrus oils do not expose skin to direct sunlight or UV light for 72 hours. External use only. Do not use undiluted on the skin. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, mucus membranes, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or using prescription medication, consult your Doctor or qualified health care practitioner before using essential oils. Not recommended for use on children under 12 years. Store in a cool dry place, out of reach and sight of children. The information provided is for educational purposes only.   Grapefruit Additional Caution Possible skin sensitivity -  may cause skin sensitising or irritation.  When applying citrus oils do not expose skin to direct sunlight or UV light for 72 hours.  
ESSENTIAL OIL: 100% Organic Grapefruit - Citrus paradisi PLANT PART: Fruit Peel/Zest EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold Expression   Grapefuit Uses & Benefits
  • Diffuse to freshen the atmosphere, uplift and invigorate the mind and emotions.  Inhale for euphoric, balancing effect.

  • Massage after blending for cellulite, tiredness and fatigue.

  • Apply diluted for astringent effect on oily, greasy skin. Add to bath for uplifting benefits.

  • Blends well with Basil, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang III, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Bergamot.

ESSENTIAL OIL: 100% Organic Frankincense - Boswellia carterii
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation

Frankincense Uses & Benefits

  •  Diffuse for a powerful aroma to clarify the mind, uplift mood and create a spiritual atmosphere for meditation or prayer

  • Massage after blending for circulation, aging, tired skin, aching joints and muscles, balance and mood.

  • Apply diluted to skin for a toning and purifying effect. Add to bathwater for relaxation and calm.

  • Blends well with Lavender, Pine, Geranium, Orange, Lemon and Bergamot

ESSENTIAL OIL: 100% Organic Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia PLANT PART: Flowering Tips EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation

Lavender Benefits & Uses
  • Diffuse for a pleasant fragrance to uplift the mind and relax the body.

  • Massage after blending for joint and muscle discomfort, relaxation and balance

  • Apply diluted to feet, or drop onto pillow for a restful sleep. Add to bathwater for relaxation.

  • Blends well with Clary sage, Geranium, Orange, Frankincense, Roman Chamomile.

ESSENTIAL OIL: 100% Organic Basil - Ocimum basilicum ssp basilicum PLANT PART : Flowering Tops EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation.  

Basil Benefits & Uses

  • Diffuse Basil essential oil to promote clear breathing and sinuses, relieve tension, promote clarity.
  • Massage after blending with carrier oils to relieve stress and fatigued muscles.
  • Apply diluted to aching or sore muscles and joints and on the feet to relax muscles and reduce fatigue.
  • Blends well with lemon, geranium, lavender, peppermint.

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