The Best-Selling Essential Oils from Aura Cacia – Plus Useful Recipes!

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  • Bergamot essential oil is distilled from the peel of the fruit of Citrus bergamia, better known as the bitter orange tree. It’s best known for its use as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea and Turkish delight. Bergamot possesses the same fresh floral, herbal and citrusy aromas – easily recognizable to anyone familiar with either the tea or the pastry.
  • Best known for its mood balancing and skin healing properties, Bergamot essential oil can also be used for such things as pain relief, breaking up chest congestion, reducing fever and treating digestive problems.

Bergamont Lavender Bath Oil



  1. In a small mixing bowl, measure all ingredients and stir until well mixed.
  2. Transfer to wide mouth jar.
  3. To use, dissolve 1 to 3 tablespoons in warm bath.


  • Clove essential oil is extracted from the dried aromatic flower buds of Syzygium aromaticum, an evergreen tree native to the Maluku islands of Indonesia. Just like the popular cooking spice, Clove provides a powerful spicy, warm and woody aroma with just a hint of fruitiness which makes it an excellent compliment for citrusy, sweet and spicy essential oil diffuser blends.
  • Medicinally, clove oil is very well known for its pain relieving properties and for its use in dental applications. However it’s uses go far beyond that. Clove love essential oils can also be used to reduce inflammation, treat nausea and other digestive ailments, freshen the breath and even clear up acne!

Cinnamon Clove Pot Simmer Diffusion



  1.  In a mixing bowl, combine cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmegs and orange slices. Toss until well mixed.
  2. Over mixture, sprinkle essential oils, then transfer to cellophane bag and tie with ribbon.
  3. To use, into a heavy sauce pan over medium-high heat, place mixture. Fill with water and bring to a simmer.


  • Eucalyptus essential oil may refer to the essential oils extracted from any number of different trees in the genus Eucalyptus. Each variety of eucalyptus oil carries its own unique fragrance and health benefits. However, the most popular of these oils and the one to which is most commonly used is distilled from the leaves and young stems of Eucalyptus globulus.
  • Easily recognizable by its bold, fresh minty aroma, Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is well known for its use in decongestant chest rubs as well as in many topical pain relievers. However, its uses don’t stop there. Eucalyptus essential oil is also a powerful anti-microbial and immunostimulant, making it ideal for staying healthy during cold & flu season. It can also be used in aromatherapy to provide mental clarity and a boost of energy, or even as a natural insect repellent!

Wild Marjoram and Eucalyptus Face Steamer



  1. Into large basin or bowl, measure peppermint leaf herb and essential oils. Pour in hot water.
  2.  To use, tent a towel over head lean over bowl and enjoy the steam.


  • Another essential oil which gets a lot of love in our lives is that of Lavandula angustifolia, the popular garden herb English lavender. Lavender essential oil smells just like the flowers from which it is distilled – sweet, floral, green and wonderful; and its many health benefits are even better than its fragrance!
  • Best known for its calming and sleep inducing properties, Lavender essential oil doesn’t stop there by any means. It is also anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial meaning it can be a godsend for reducing severity of symptoms and speeding the healing of skin conditions like acne, ringworm or eczema. Lavender essential oil may be used to improve digestion and to relieve pain and swelling of sore muscles or joints.

Lavender Body Butter



  1. In a saucepan over low heat, melt cocoa butter.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in sweet almond oil, vegetable glycerin and lavender essential oil.
  3. Transfer mixture to a mixing bowl set in an ice water bath.
  4. Whip mixture as it sets up into a cream.
  5. Remove cream from ice water bath and scoop into a jar or tin.

To use, apply desired amount to skin as a cream.

Replace 25 drops of the lavender essential oil with 25 drops Aura Cacia Vanilla Precious Essentials® to create a sweet, vanilla aroma.


  • Grown by family farmers in Southern India, lemongrass produces a smoky, citrus essential oil that offers a variety of benefits to the user. For years, lemongrass has been used in Asian cuisine for soups, teas, curries, and seafood.
  • However, the uses for Lemongrass oil extend far beyond the kitchen. Lemongrass is a favorite for massage, offers purifying benefits for the skin, and promotes a positive outlook. It can also support healthy digestion when used internally.* Whether applied topically, used aromatically, or taken internally, the uses and benefits of Lemongrass oil are widely diverse.

Lemongrass Oil Scrubbing Powder



  1. In mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and stir until well mixed.
  2. Sprinkle mix with essential oils, stir until well mixed, transfer to glass jar.
  3. To use, sprinkle 1 to 3 teaspoons on wet surface, gently scrub and rinse with warm water.

* Safe for metal pots and pans.

* Test in an inconspicuous area before general use.



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