Bergamot has a wonderfully refreshing, unique citrus aroma with a fresh floral quality. If you've never smelled bergamot essential oil, you may recognize the aroma from Earl Grey tea.
Antibiotic essential oils are helpful in assisting the body to combat bacterial infections.
As the quintessential scent of a holiday home, cinnamon essential oil has a warm, peppery, spicy aroma. Cinnamon leaf essential oils tend to have an earthier, more herbaceous fragrance, while oils extracted from cinnamon bark are warmer and drier in aroma.
Eucalyptus essential oil is a top note with a very strong aroma. It is described as fresh, crisp, camphoraceous, woody, and medicinal with a slight peppermint undertone.
Frankincense has a spicy, woody, resinous aroma that is reminiscent of incense. It can smell fresh and occasionally fruity, like citrus. Much like wine made from grapes in a specific region, frankincense’s fragrance is characteristic of the soil in which it is grown. Frankincense essential oil adds depth and a stable, grounded quality to aromatherapy blends.
Marjoram has a spicy, herbal, slightly camphoraceous aroma.
Black pepper has a warm, spicy, peppery aroma, very much like sniffing your pepper grinder! However, the essential oil is more woody than the fragrance of freshly ground pepper, and may be a bit more earthy as well.
Peppermint offers a pleasant and familiar aroma, uplifting and fresh in its mint-based scent. It can be a strongly fragrant oil, as peppermint essence is highly concentrated.
Petitgrain essential oil has a strong, fresh aroma of orange blossoms, although more citrus than floral, combined with a woody-herbaceous and bitter undertone.