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The Apothecary in Inglewood

The Essentials - Essential Oil Introduction Kit

$28.95 CAD

Why would you choose this kit? 

  • five 4ml vials 
  • Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint & Tea Tree essential oils
  • a quick use guide is also included
  • get a grip on essential oils with this fun and easy kit!

5 x 4 ml vials - Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Tea Tree 

Eucalyptus 

Latin Name: Eucalyptus radiata
Country: Australia
Method: steam distilled
Status:
wildcrafted

 

Contraindications: Toxic internally, do not ingest.

Lavender 

Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Country: Bulgaria
Method: steam distilled
Status:
organic
 

Contraindications: While there are no listed contraindications, it is important to note the following:

  • Lavender is an adaptogen (sedative in small doses, stimulant in large doses), and in uncommon cases serves strictly as a mental stimulant for some individuals
  • Overuse of any essential oil (even a mild one like Lavender) can lead to sensitization

Lemon

 

Latin Name: Citrus limonum
Country of Origin: U.S.A.
Extraction Method: cold pressed
Growing Method: organic
Plant Part(s): peel

 

Contraindications: Phototoxic. Skin irritant if used undiluted. Avoid use if allergy to lemons exists.

Peppermint

Latin Name: Mentha piperita
Country: U.S.
Method: steam distilled
Status:
wildcrafted

 

Contraindications: Strong dilution is recommended, particularly for facial care products. Do not use on small children. Avoid use on those with epilepsy. Not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy, or when breast feeding.

Tea-Tree

Latin Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Country: Australia
Method: steam distilled
Status:
organic
 
Contraindications: May irritate sensitive skin. May induce sweating in high dosages. Sensitization may occur with regular undiluted use, dilution recommended for frequent application. Considered toxic to most pets.