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.
Expectorant essential oils can help the body to expel excess mucus from the lungs.
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.
Ginger’s aroma ranges from warm, spicy, woody, and earthy to bright and mildly sweet. Essential oils made from fresh ginger tend to have a fresher, spicier fragrance, while oils made from dried ginger are usually earthier in aroma.
Lavender has a fresh, herbal, floral aroma that many people associate with old-fashioned soap. Different varieties of lavender have different aromatic profiles, with some smelling more sharp and herbaceous, others more floral, and others more soft and honey-like.
Marjoram has a spicy, herbal, slightly camphoraceous aroma.
Tea tree oil has a strong, medicinal, herbal aroma. Although the oil has a wide variety of useful properties, most people find the scent unpleasant.
Opoponax essential oil has a sweet, woody, resinous aroma.