Essential oils are also known as essential, aromatic or volatile oils. These are fragrances that are formed under the influence of the sun and are stored in the small cavities and channels in the plant.


Traditionally, the lavender plant has been known to have a relaxing and soothing effect. When the olfactory organ perceives the scent of lavender oil, you relax. Lavender is calming, soothing and helps with depression. Lavender oil can also balance emotions.

Many will recognize the scent of the lavender plant right away. The scent of true lavender, or the essential oil of the lavender plant, has been used for centuries to improve sleep. Lavender oil is increasingly used for tension, stress, anxiety, inner unrest and sleeping problems that result from this.

The lavender genus consists of more than 40 different species and hybrids. True lavender (Lavandula angustifolia, syn: L. officinalis, L. vera) is an ancient utility plant and the most valuable species in the lavender genus. The plant was already used by the Greeks and Romans to scent and disinfect rooms. The flowers were put in bath water for the wonderful scent. This is probably where the name comes from: ‘lavare’ means ‘to wash’.1


Basil oil is soothing and good for your overall well-being. It is warming, gives new energy and ensures that the muscles can relax faster after labor and makes the muscles stronger.2


Peppermint oil contributes to optimal relaxation and is a classic product to relax the stomach and intestines and is used for stomach complaints. Peppermint oil relaxes the smooth muscles around the stomach and intestines, this effect has been scientifically researched. In addition, a study has been conducted of the positive effect of peppermint in migraine.3

Mint is one of the oldest medicinal plants in the world and has held an important place in ancient times, both culturally and medicinally. The Greeks used peppermint for stomach complaints and urinary problems. For headaches, the leaves were put on the temples and face. The Romans and Egyptians also knew the antispasmodic and warming effect of mint on the digestive system. Research has confirmed these properties of peppermint. Research has confirmed these properties of peppermint. Smell and effect are largely determined by the compound menthol, the main compound in peppermint oil. Menthol has antispasmodic, cooling and analgesic properties.4,5

Essential Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree oil has an impressive history. Centuries before Captain Cook, the discoverer of Australia, made his tea from the leaves of the Tea Tree, the people of Australia, especially the Aborigines, were aware of the healing properties of the leaves. The leaves were crushed and molded into packs with clay, which were used to treat skin conditions and inflammation. The Melaleuca alternifolia or tea tree is a member of the Myrtle family which includes over 150 different species of trees and shrubs.

Tea Tree oil has an antibacterial effect with a broad spectrum, including the MRSA bacteria, is anti-inflammatory, is antiviral and also has many other properties.6,7,8,9


The genus Eucalyptus contains over 700 species, all of which are native to Australia and Tasmania. Some species are found in eastern Indonesia. The name eucalyptus means ‘well covered’ and refers to the kind of cover that initially hides the flower.

Almost all cineole-containing eucalyptus oils are classics for respiratory complaints associated with phlegm. Eucalyptus stimulates the airways through the combination of cineole and monoterpenes; it dissolves mucus and removes the mucus. Eucalyptus also has a microbial and anti-inflammatory effect. Eucalyptus and cineol mainly tackle the so-called biofilms that bacteria develop as a protective layer. 10,11,12