Browse our selection of essential oils, bottled in Ireland. Create your own DIY massage and diffuser blends using high quality organic essential oils.
Essential oils can be diluted in a carrier oil and used in massage oils or volatised in aroma diffusers or oil burners.
Essential oils are produced by steam distillation or cold pressing and are very concentrated and potent and can cause skin irritation if applied directly to the skin. Always, dilute essential oils in a carrier oil before applying to the skin. Essential oils from the citrus family contain phototoxins, so application of dilutions of this group of essential oils to the skin should be avoided if your skin is likely to be exposed to strong sunlight.
Organicules’, only supplies organic essential oils to avoid contamination with pesticide residues.
History of Essential oils :
Essential oils have been used by many cultures around the world for centuries. For example; In ancient Egypt, essential oils were used in the embalming process. Frankincense, cassia, cedar and myrrh, were used to purify and preserve the body. Bottles of essential oils have been discovered in tombs and it is believed that they were buried with the body so that the spirits could enjoy their fragrant and medicinal properties in the afterlife.
There are over 100 references to the use of oils in the Bible. Frankincense, myrrh, and rosemary were used for anointing and healing the sick.
Therapeutic value of essential oils :
In 1887, Chamberland published the results of his research on the antiseptic properties of essential oils. Since the turn of the century, interest has grown in the therapeutic power of essential oils and aromatherapy, a branch of alternative medicine and wellness, purporting essential oils to have curative effects, especially on the mind and emotions, has flourished and is now being taught in medical schools in France and England.