Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Product Focus - Determination Essential Oil Blend

From September 1 - 30, 2015 
receive 10% off **
Determination essential oil Blend.

2 ml: $11, now $9.90

10 ml roll on: $49.25, now $44.33

**Offer is only valid online.**


The oils in this blend may help with mental activity, vitality and brain function.  Many have reported success in using this blend to help with focus and remaining on task.

Determination is a blend designed utilizing the following oils:  Fractionated Coconut OilFrankincense (Boswellia frereana), Sandalwood Blend, Melissa (Melissa officinalis), Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica), Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens), Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia), Helichrysum Blend {Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea), Elemi (Canarium luzonicum), Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile), Idaho Tansy (Tanecetum vulgare), Birch (Betula lenta) and Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)} 

Frankincense - Frankincense will help with immune deficiency and depression, add 1 drop to a glass of water (Schnaubelt 133).

Sandalwood Blend - Neurotonic and energizing oil to help relieve depression and stimulate the mind (Price 230); dry, cracked fingertips (Price 285); used on infants for undue crying and nappy rash (Price 249); improve dryness and elasticity of skin (Price 270), traditionally used for bladder or urinary tract infections (Schnaubelt 29); aging skin, anger, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, asthma, bronchitis, calming, chest infection, cold, cough, depression, eczema, irritability, meditation, nervousness, scarring, sedative, skin care, sore throat, uti, wounds, wrinkles (Althea Press)
Melissa - Hair loss, norovirus, PMS, seasonal affective disorder, antiallergenic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, calming, cold sore, depression, fever, flatulence, hair growth, headache, herpes, hypertension, indigestion, menstrual support, nausea, nervousness, sedative, stress (Althea Press)

Cedarwood - Cedarwood can help clear up acne or oily skin (Price 244); cedarwood has a grounding/ strengthening effect on the emotions. (Price 245); cradle cap: 1 drop each: Cedarwood, Patchouli, Sandalwood in 10ml grapeseed oil massaged gently into the scalp and left overnight (Price 249); pilot studies have shown cedarwood to help with stress management.  "Results show a reduction in stress and a better attitude towards work" (Price 325).

Cypress - Cypress when used in the shower is a good decongestant (Schnaubelt 77); calm a nervous cough when you add 1 drop cypress essential oil to your glass of water (Schnaubelt 2); cypress is a neurotonic and energizing essential oil known to relieve depression and stimulate the mind (Schnaubelt 230); cypress is an effective essential oil to use (topically) when suffering with grief and loss due to a miscarriage or stillbirth (Price 125); "When treating hemorrhoids, aloe vera gel makes a good base for the essential oils, which can be self-administered.  Spending 10 minutes in a sitz bath with essential oils (blended first in a little honey and hot water or an emulsifier [epsom salt]) is also useful, as is a compress.... Phlebotonic essential oils which help to relieve hemorrhoids and varicose veins are: neroli, lemon, grapefruit, cypress, geranium, tea tree, cajuput, niaouli, spikenard and patchouli" (Price 133); cypress has been shown to have an effect against MRSA. (Price 75); circulation stimulating essential oil (Price 266); "Diuretic essential oils which can reduce odema include angelica root, cypress, lemon, cedarwood, juniper berry."  (Price); "As soon as possible after birth, women who have suffered perineal tears may benefit from a sitz bath containing lavender and cypress to assist healing." (Price 248) 

Lavender - "No single component or mixture of components has been found that will duplicate the power of Lavender oil to heal burns" (Schnaubelt 64); lavender oil is relaxing and cleansing when used in the shower (Schnaubelt 125); use lavender for mosquito bites, or apply a few drops to the neck for relaxation (Schnaubelt 129); 1 drop of lavender oil in a glass of water eases the cravings accompanying low blood sugar (Schnaubelt 134); lavender can help dispel intestinal gas, is healing to damaged skin and intestinal tissues (Schnaubelt 168); "As soon as possible after birth, women who have suffered perineal tears may benefit from a sitz bath containing lavender and cypress to assist healing" (Price 248); Parkinson's Disease: "Lavender - analgesic, antispasmodic, digestive stimulant, hypotensor, sedative, sleep inducing" (Price 271); Smith, Standing and Deman (1992): Diffused lavender into a cubicle prior to giving a test.  Lavender produced a significant decrease in working memory and impaired reaction times for both memory- and attention-based tasks (Price 156); "The amount of essential oils used for insomnia is important, as one or two drops of lavender can be relaxing and soporific, but a high dose can have the opposite effects" (Price 267); lavender massaged into the temples can work wonders for headaches and migraines (Price 267); dementia:  Researchers at Oldham Cottage Hospital investigated the potential of essential oil of lavender to aid rest and relaxation, thereby encouraging the healing process.  Patients were monitored for 7 days, during which time their sleep patterns, dozing and alertness during the day were recorded.  For the following 7 days one drop of lavender angustifolia was put on each patient's pillow at night.  No other changes were made to the patients' daily routine or medications that they were receiving.  At the end of the 7 days, patients' records were collated and analyzed. Interestingly, all patients reacted favourably tot he treatment, with increased daytime alertness and improved sleep patterns, and those who had previously experienced confusion were observed to display as much as 50% reduction in their symptoms" (Price 264); vaginal Candida: 3 drops Rosewood (antifungal, anti-infectious, antiviral), 2 drops lavender (antiviral, antiseptic), use in bath frequently (Price 282);

Helichrysum Blend - This blend may help with skin issues, infections, boost circulatory system and aide in overall balance of the body; restart liver activity (Schnaubelt 133); Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, burns, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, wounds (Price); bleeding wound, broken capillaries, bruises, scarring, chilblains, dermatitis, plantar fasciitis, perineum, rosacea, shin splints, stretch marks, tinnitus (Althea)

Althea Press. Essential Oils, Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing. (2015). p. 84, 92-3, 95-6, 98, 103, 120, 141-2, 150, 197-8, 208-9, 212-3, 215, 226, 230, 235, 248, 260, 338-9, 366-7, 401, 427. 
Price, Shirley & Len. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (2012), p. 77, 89, 91, 156, 168, 212-3, 218, 230, 242, 244-5, 248-9, 264, 267, 270-1, 282, 285, 325.
Schnaubelt, PhD., Kurt. Advanced Aromatherapy. (1995), p. 29
Schnaubelt, PhD., Kurt. The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils, (2011) p.  64, 125, 129, 133-4, 168


Because this oil comes in a roll-on, it is already diluted for your convenience. Just apply to wrists, ankles, or the back of your neck. **We do not recommend that you ingest or diffuse Determination. It is recommended that you use this oil topically.** 


Not intended for consumption with children under 6 years old. Use in greater dilution for children over 6 years of age. 

May cause skin irritation if used undiluted.
Not intended for consumption with children under 6 years old. Use in greater dilution for children over 6 years of age. 

Avoid using this oil internally if you take medication for diabetes. 
Use with caution during pregnancy.
Use with caution on sensitive, damaged, or diseased skin.

Use with caution during pregnancy.

Use with caution during pregnancy.
May cause skin sentization if oxidized. To prevent oxidation, store in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator. 

May irritate the skin if used undiluted. 
Not intended for use on babies. 
Use with caution during pregnancy. 
Not intended for consumption with children under 6 years old. Use in greater dilution for children over 6 years of age.  

Do not use this oil if you are taking anticoagulant medication, facing surgery, suffer from hemophilia or other bleeding disorders. 
Should not be used on young children. 
Avoid using while pregnant or breastfeeding
Contraindicated for GERD. 
Do not use internally.

May cause skin sentization if oxidized. To prevent oxidation, store in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator. 

Not intended for consumption with children under 6 years old. Use in greater dilution for children over 6 years of age.   
This oil can irritate the skin. 

Idaho Tansy: 
Avoid using this oil while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Avoid using this oil internally.

Repeated use can possibly result in contact sensitization. 
Do not use on children under the age of 2.

If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.  

Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal. 

Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils, (2012) 
Purchon, Nerys and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook For Everyday Wellness. (2014)
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Edition. (2014).