We Think These Essential Oils Are Must-Haves
Discover products made from your favorite essential oils
WE’RE SHARING SOME OF OUR VERY FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS
Here at Saje, essential oils are at the very heart of what we do. We believe that essential oils we derive from leaves, bark, flowers, roots, fruit peels and more are powerful, potent ingredients that can support you in a variety of ways.
Essential oils are volatile chemical compounds derived from plants that work to capture the “flavor” or “essence” of the plant when it’s distilled as an essential oil. There is such a vast array of plants and plant species that produce essential oils, and some are more well-known than others. Some very common essential oils include peppermint, chamomile, grapefruit and so many others, while lesser-known essential oils that we blend with from time to time include helichrysum, basil, coriander and labrador tea.
In this article, we’re sharing five different essential oils we think everyone should become familiar with, and some of the products they’re showcased in. We hope you learn something new and discover some new favorites today!
OUR FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS: FRANKINCENSE
How can we begin to describe the love we have for frankincense? This essential oil is distilled from the fragrant and gum-like resin of the frankincense tree, which produces the herbal, woody, earthy and balsamic note we know and love today.
Frankincense is well-studied throughout history for its many uses in spiritual ceremonies and rituals, including as a sacred part of embalming. Historically used as fragrant incense and as a staple in the perfume industry, frankincense is thought to promote feelings of peacefulness, relaxation and may be used as part of a meditation routine.
Some of the products we offer that include frankincense in their formulation are as follows:
Goodnight diffuser blend: this warm, rich, earthy, woody and herbal blend is a perfect accompaniment to rest in the evening time. This blend also includes roman chamomile to comfort the mind and body, sandalwood to provide grounding and balance and cedarwood to ease the mind and still racing thoughts.
Detox Mode clay face mask: because frankincense is such a versatile ingredient, it’s also thought to help relieve dryness on the skin and help promote deep hydration and visible skin vitality. This purifying clay face mask also includes bamboo charcoal to draw out dirt and oil from clogged pores and kaolin clay, a cleansing mineral to provide gentle exfoliation and reduce excess oil on the skin.
OUR FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS: EUCALYPTUS
A well-recognized essential oil in aromatherapy, eucalyptus comes to us from the abundant leaves of the eucalyptus tree. Commonly referred to as “the breathing oil,” eucalyptus has a sharp, pungent, medicinal and distinct aroma that helps to encourage deep, clear and open breathing. Often included in products to support relief from symptoms of cough and cold, this cleansing and comforting essential oil is a staple in any wellness collection.
Some of the products we offer that include eucalyptus in their formulation are as follows:
Fortify roll-on: the hero product in our cough and cold collection, this is a powerfully relieving essential oil blend formulated to support you when you’re feeling under the weather. When you’re looking for relief from symptoms like cough due to cold, this blend of refreshing and herbal tea tree, herbal and woody eucalyptus and warm and spicy cinnamon can help you get back on your feet in no time.
Deep Breath diffuser blend: blended to mimic the clearing, relaxing and fortifying experience of a eucalyptus steam room at the spa, this blend is both revitalizing and relaxing. We’ve combined eucalyptus alongside sharp and pungent peppermint, sunny and citrusy lemon and herbal and warming marjoram for a sensorial experience that feels just as good as taking your first deep breath of the day.
OUR FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS: LAVENDER
Likely the most well-recognized, well-tolerated and well-loved of all essential oils, the first sniff of floral, sweet and herbal lavender provides as instant feeling of peace, calm and ease in both the body and mind. Lavender is well-regarded for its uses that encourage feeling restful and balanced, helping to ease symptoms of stress and support a feeling of being comforted and in harmony.
Some of the products we offer that include lavender in their formulation are as follows:
Sleep Well roll-on: our best-selling roll-on product to support you in feeling rested at bedtime, Sleep Well is a powerful combination of oils thought to help still the mind, provide ease to the body and in turn help you get the sleep you need each night to feel your best the next day. This blend also includes the potent essential oil valerian root, an herb prized for its relaxing qualities, harmonizing floral scents like jasmine and neroli and two different types of chamomiles to help you feel grounded and restored.
Stress Release roll-on: we reach for this blend when we are looking to feel comforted, to restore the feeling of balance to the body and mind and when we want to support our emotions and encourage feelings of happiness and a positive outlook. Lavender is blended with apple-like roman chamomile, sweet orange, musky geranium and herbal clary sage for a soothing and peaceful sensory experience when applied.
OUR FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS: ROSE
Rose is well-regarded as the Queen of all flowers, the most precious essential oil and an important part of any essential oil collection. Rose is sweet, light, floral and soft smelling, and is known to be hydrating and comforting to the skin while also being supportive of emotional and spiritual health. The production of rose essential oil is a true labor of love; upwards of five dozen roses and their petals are distilled to produce one singular drop of precious rose essential oil.
Some of the products we offer that include rose in their formulation are as follows:
Goddess diffuser blend: blended to be sweet, floral and euphoric, this collection of beautiful, sensual florals and citruses are intended to inspire deep connection to yourself and others. Some of the essential oils included in this luxurious blend are neroli, a floral-citrus note thought to help relieve stressful feelings, rich and musky jasmine to support euphoria and peaceful feelings and light and grassy palmarosa to support lifting the mood during periods of emotional vulnerability.
Goddess crystal fresh spray deodorant: the newest scent to join our popular natural deodorant category, we created this formula for those who love the rich, sweet and luxurious smells of florals and citrus as part of their body care collection. Our crystal deodorants use a base of aluminum chlorohydrate and zirconium-free liquid mineral salts and essential oils to help neutralize bacteria-causing odor to keep you feeling and smelling fresh all day. Rose, ylang ylang, lime, neroli and geranium make up this formula that is fast drying, won’t clog pores and won’t leave stains or residue on your clothes.
OUR FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS: ORANGE
When we think of an orange, we think of the juiciness, the sweetness, the zesty and citrusy-fresh scent that makes you feel instantly happy; the essential oil of the orange rind is a lot like that! Orange is included in many preparations to invite the sunny sweetness of citrus fruits that are light, clean and known to help promote a positive outlook.
Some of the products we offer that include orange in their formulation are as follows:
Liquid Sunshine diffuser blend: this award-winning, community favorite diffuser blend is formulated strictly from uplifting, revitalizing, happy-encouraging citrus essential oils. When you’re looking to start your day with a sunny disposition, we recommend reaching for this fresh and tart blend of orange, grapefruit, bergamot, lime and mandarin.
Yoga diffuser blend: Yoga is a signature scent here at Saje; the complex and nuanced essential oils that make up this grounding, peaceful and harmonizing scent include orange, patchouli, neroli, ho wood and Champa. Reach for this blend as part of your journalizing or meditation practice or any time you’re looking to feel centered and still.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OTHER ESSENTIAL OILS YOU MAY ENJOY
If you’d like to explore more of the essential oils we blend with here at Saje, we encourage you to check out the articles below:
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