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No effort is spared to maintain the high quality of the Essential Oils is offered by USTADJI & CO., as they are NEVER DILUTED NEVER SYNTHETIC Certificate Of Analysis (COAs) / Specification Sheets, and Material Safety Data Sheets ( MSDS ) are provided with the orders. Wherever possible the Essential Oils are ethically produced and are free from pesticides or chemical fertilizers. No chemicals or un-natural products are used. We do not test our products on animals. We never use any chemical & pesticides on herbs/plants, as they are grown & cared for from cultivation to distillation.

Ajowain OilESSENTIAL OIL - AJOWAIN -Trachyspermum Copticum
A small herb used in India for centuries to stimulate the digestive system. Ajowain essential oil is much valued for it's anti spasmodic, stimulant, tonic, and carminative properties. It is a potent anti-microbial agent. Blends well with: Thyme, parsley, sage Aromatic Scent: herbaceous-spicy medicinal odor, much likes thyme. The essential oil of Ajowain has been traditionally used in India as an antiseptic and aromatic carminative. Its action and uses are similar to those of thymol. Ajowain is native to India.
Ambrette seed oil is an aromatic and medicinal plant, which is native to India. These seeds have a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance quite similar to that of musk. Its used as a musk substitute in perfumery. Also known for the exalting effect which they impart to perfumes, and for the unique bouquet they lend to perfume and flavours. It is extracted from the musky, kidney- shaped, fully ripened seeds. Traditionally, it cures cramp, indigestion, acidity and other stomach complaints, and treats headaches and nerves. In Aromatherapy, it is effective for anxiety, depression, fatigue or other stress-related conditions. It must be kept for few months before used in perfumes or flavours. Ambrette seed blends well with rose, sandalwood and neroli.
Amyris or "West Indian Sandalwood" has a pleasant, woody scent that is often used in place of real sandalwood oil. It is nice in blends, and helps anchor the top & middle notes of the blend. It is mainly used in perfumery and as a scent fixative in soap although it can be used in non-aromatherapy room fragrancing products. It serves as an inexpensive alternative to expensive Sandalwood oil.
ESSENTIAL OIL - ANGELICA -Angilica Archangel
This tall standing plant can grow up to 3 metres (8 ½ feet) with broad pointed leaves, branching out into smaller clusters. The oil extracted from the root is colourless and thick, with age it becomes yellow. Although the seeds of the Angelica plant contain more oil, it is the root that holds the stronger oil. Angelica has a hollow stem, and sprouts tiny white flowers with a green tinge from July to August. Angelica has AMBRETTE SEED OILa long-standing reputation as a medicinal herb and has been recommended by European herbalists since the Fifteenth Century.

Angelica is used to reduce muscular spasms in asthma and bronchitis, and the oil has been shown to ease rheumatic inflammation, regulate menstrual flow, and act as an appetite stimulant. The stems are candied for culinary use. Angelica has also been known to be a miraculous healing oil but also has its uses in perfumery. It was used to purify the blood and ward of infectious disease. It is a warming, stimulating oil also reputed to be an aphrodisiac. It has a sweet herbaceous aroma with spicy, peppery undertones. Angelica root oil blends nicely with basil, clary sage, patchouli, vetiver, chamomile, geranium, citrus oils and lavender.
Anise calms and soothes the body and mind. Anise contain a form of plant estrogen, and the aromatic tea made from them deepens meditation. It was known to the Greeks, Romans, and Arabs, who named the plant "Anysun." Since antiquity, it has been used as a flavoring spice in recipes, as a diuretic, to treat digestive problems, and to relieve toothache. Anise is also has an expectorant with antispasmodic action that is helpful in countering period pain, asthma, whooping cough, and bronchitis. Anise essential oil is used externally to treat lice and scabies, as well as cast out possessive spirits.
It is obtained from exposed lacerated wood, after strips of the bark have been removed. It is a 'true' balsam, which is collected in the form of a dark brown or amber semi-solid mass. It is used as a fixative and fragrance component in soaps, detergents, creams, lotions and perfumes. It stimulates the heart, increases blood presure, & lessons mucus secretions; useful for respiratory disorders such as asthma chronic coughs & bronchitis. Used in scabies and skin diseases; it destroys the itch acarus and its eggs. It is applied externally to sore nipples and discharges from the ear.
Holy basil is a sacred plant in Hinduism and has been used medicinally for centuries in India to help ward of illness and to aid in digestion. It is a main remedy in ayurvedic medicine to promote good health and well being. The plant has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-spasmodic properties. The strong herbaceous scent blends well with citrus oils and florals.
Basil originated in India. Basil soothes anger and hard feelings by encouraging feelings of love and is thought to simultaneously simulate the Heart and Sacral Chakras, thereby harmonizing stressful emotions while releasing sexual energies. Basil was introduced in Europe as a seasoning for food. It adds an outdoorsy, mint-like flavor to dishes, and is best used raw. It also strengthens the immune system & is known to kill germs. The herb has the ability to reduce blood sugar levels and also prevents peptic ulcers and other stress related conditions like hypertension, colitis and asthma. Basil is also used to treat cold & reduce fever, congestion & joint pain. Due to its anti-bacterial and fungicide action, basil leaves are used on itching skin, insect bites & skin eruptions. For mental fatigue, inhale first then apply to crown of head, forehead, heart and navel. The oil may be added to food or water as a dietary supplement.
Bay are sacred to the Hindu creator God, Vishnu. They were known as laurel leaves to the Greeks & were believed to increase psychic powers. Priestesses of Apollo chewed the leaves and inhaled their smoke to induce a psychic state of mind. Five leaves to a teapot make an infusion that alleviates indigestion and clears the sinuses.
Birch contains an active principle similar to cortisone and is beneficial for massage associated with bone, muscle, and joint discomfort. It has also been used for arthritis, tendonitis, and rheumatism. Its aromatic wintergreen-like influences elevate, open and increase awareness in the sensory system. It may be applied neat to the bottom of the feet. Avoid using the oil during pregnancy or on people with epilepsy.
Black cumin is very appreciated for its seeds with a strong, hot, peppery taste. An oil is extracted from them, which was a precious remedy of the Egyptian and named for its benefits " Pharaos' oil " A water-retentive protein is extracted from the seeds which is capable of helping the skin resist free radical aggression.
Native to southwestern India, Black pepper is now cultivated in tropical regions around the world. Black pepper is made from the crushed peppercorns of a tropical vine. The immature peppercorns are baked & turn black. Pepper has a stimulant and antiseptic effect on the digestive tract and the circulatory system. Pepper is commonly taken medicinally, either alone or in combination with other herbs & spices, to warm the body, or to improve digestive function in cases of nausea, stomach ache, flatulence, bloating, constipation or lack of appetite. Black pepper oil is a stimulating, energizing essential oil that has been studied for its effects on cellular oxygenation. It has been used for soothing deep tissue muscle aches and pains. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-catarrhal, expectorant, supportive to the digestive glands, and traditionally used for rheumatoid arthritis. Black pepper oil can be used in a chest rub to help relieve congestion and flu symptoms. This spicy scent blends nicely with bergamot, clary sage, palmarosa, frankincense, orange, lavender, myrrh, ylang ylang, vetiver, juniper, sandalwood, coriander, geranium & fennel.
Blue Tansy stimulates a positive attitude and a general feeling of well-being. This antimicrobial oil has been used extensively as an insect repellent, and it may help numerous skin conditions & tone the entire system. Tansy oil has been shown to be very supportive of the immune system. It is anti-viral, anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, and fights colds, flu & infections. It encourages an up-lifting feeling, a positive attitude and a general feeling of well-being. Always dilute and skin test especially if you are prone to allergies. Avoid using if you are epileptic or pregnant.
Cade is the Mediterranean version of the Juniper tree, known as the prickly Juniper. Its leaves are white and green above, and a dark green on the underside. The Cade fruit forms as dark coloured berries, which grow in clusters. A mature Cade plant is used to obtain oil from the bark and twigs. The oil is dark brown with a red tinge and resinous.
Cajeput is a cousin of Tea Tree. It is a powerful antiseptic that is useful in the treatment of chronic pulmonary diseases, asthma, sinus trouble, gingivitis, earaches and cystitis. It is a good air purifier that reduces the spread of the common colds and other viruses. It can be used to clean wounds and relieve muscular aches & pains. It is a powerful stimulant. The Cajeput is often referred to as White Tea Tree, and reaches 30 meters (90 feet) at maturity. This tree is distinguished by its loose white- grey bark, which is easily removable from the trunk. This colourless oil is distilled from the leaves and young twigs of the Cajeput plant.
All parts of the plant have a peculiar, agreeable fragrance. Calamus was largely grown for its rhizomes in the East and the Indian rhizomes were imported extensively long after it was common in Europe. The Indian rhizome is said to have a stronger and more agreeable flavor than that obtained in Europe or the US. Calamus essential oil is highly esteemed as an aromatic stimulant and tonic, often used for nervous complaints, vertigo, headaches, and dysentery. It also acts as a carminative, removing the discomfort caused by flatulence and checking the growth of the bacteria which give rise to this problem. It has been often used to increase the appetite and benefit digestion, given as a fluid extract, infusion or tincture. The essential is used as an addition to, and included in inhalations blends.
Calendula is one of the best herbs for treating skin problems. Infusions or decoctions of Calendula petals decrease the inflammation of sprains, stings, varicose veins & other swellings & also soothes burns, sunburns, rashes and skin irritations. It is excellent for inflamed and bruised skin, and its antiseptic and healing properties help prevent the spread of infection & accelerate the healing. It is also a cleansing and detoxifying herb, and the infusion & tincture are used to treat chronic infections. Calendula is known for its calming, anti-inflammatory properties and is generally thought to be an excellent skin healer. Keeping calendula salve on hand will benefit the whole family as it is excellent for treating cuts, scrapes, stings, burns, chapped lips, & rashes! Also known as the pot marigold, calendula is highly favored for its skin healing properties. It is also excellent for sensitive skin, making it perfect for using with babies and children. Making a salve allows us to harness the calming and anti-inflammatory powers of this wonderful plant.
The bark of this tree is smooth with small 'cracks' in the surface, the branches drooping towards the earth, similar to a willow. It has constant flowers that are fragile, appearing first as green, then pink, mauve or yellow, with the later considered the best for essential oil production. Once the flowers have died they are replaced with a heavily seed green coloured fruit. Cananga oil sometimes replaces Ylang ylang oil in aromatic blends. Cananga is not recommend for Aromatherapy use.
The caraway grows to about 60 cm (2 feet) and has soft leaves, not unlike a fern, and harbours white or pink flowers, followed by striped brown seeded fruit. The oil of the Caraway comes from the seed, and begins as a colourless oil, darkening to yellow with maturity. Caraway seeds are used for protection and to dispel negative influences. The seeds are thought to attract loving, protective energies and discourage theft. In Europe, sachets of caraway seeds were placed in children's beds to protect them from harm.
Cardamom big/black is praised as a zesty spice and medicine & used in ancient Egypt to make perfumes. Made from the seeds of an Asian plant, it is an excellent remedy for many digestive problems, helping to soothe indigestion, dyspepsia, gastralgia, colon spasms & flatulence. It has an aromatic & pungent taste and combines well with coffee and cocoa. It is used to disguise the less pleasant taste of other herbs. Because of its superb aroma, cardamom was burnt as an offering to the gods and became an ingredient in many perfumes. The alluring power of cardamom is said to increase the strength of marriages and all types of unions, and the ground-up seeds are used to make love potions. Cardamom was also used as a sore throat & cough remedy & to expel intestinal worms. It is also used in Aromatherapy and in making blends. It has very good use in making pharmaceutical products.
Cardamom small/green is praised as a zesty spice and medicine and used in ancient Egypt to make perfumes. This oil is full-bodied & is true to the spice itself. It blends well with other spice, citrus and floral oils. It is said to treat digestive problems, coughs, loss of appetite and muscle pains. In India, it is considered to be an aphrodisiac. Made from the seeds of an Asian plant, it is an excellent remedy for many digestive problems, helping to soothe indigestion, dyspepsia, gastralgia, colon spasms and flatulence. It has an aromatic and pungent taste & combines well with coffee & cocoa. It is used to disguise the less pleasant taste of other herbs. Because of its superb aroma, cardamom was burnt as an offering to the gods and became an ingredient in many perfumes. The alluring power of cardamom is said to increase the strength of marriages & all types of unions, & the ground-up seeds are used to make love potions. Cardamom was also used as a sore throat and cough remedy and to expel intestinal worms.
Carrot seed oil has an earthy and woody aroma. Carrot seed oil is used primarily for its healing properties and effects on the skin. It stimulates circulation, repairs and tones the skin, increases elasticity, reduces the formation of wrinkles, and scars. Carrot seed oil is a good addition to face creams for women over 30 yrs. of age. It is also useful for balancing oily and dry skin.
Cassia oil is often used as a substitute for cinnamon bark oil in aromatic blends. It is a good oil for candles, potpourri and other spicy room scents. Cassia was the first cinnamon species that has made its way to Europe, traced to the time of Alexander the Great. Before this, Cassia was transported as far as Egypt, where it was part of mummification mixtures for the pharaohs, and to Israel. In contempory socitey commerical cultivation is restricted to China and Vietnam.
Catnip is used to make a bedtime tea that encourages wonderful dreams by soothing frazzled nerves. Catnip is said to increase joy, acceptance, and life force. The tea also relieves bloating and fights stomach nausea from colds and flu. However, catnip increases menstrual flow and should not be taken by pregnant women. Catnip essential oil is from the mint family and has been used in folk medicine to help relieve headaches, migraines, cramps and fever. Recently it has been studied for its unparalleled effectiveness in repelling mosquitoes and other insects.
It is recognized for its purifying properties & is used in avoiding hair loss, dandruff, acne, psoriasis, arthritis, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, cystitis and nervous tension. Cedarwood oil historically is recognized for its calming, purifying properties & is used to benefit the skin & tissues near the surface of the skin. It also helps calm nervous tension. The oil is antimicrobial & antiseptic and can even be used to repel moths and insects. It is a nice addition to a men's fragrance blend. Use cedarwood to ease respiratory congestion, treat oily skin and scalp problems, and to lift spirits. It is a strong antiseptic, astringent & bug repellent. Cedarwood oil is very soothing when used in a steam shower or sauna. It can be used as a scent fixative in soaps and perfumes. Cedarwood has a warm, woody smell that blends nicely with other woody oils like vetiver and sandalwood, floral oils such as jasmine and neroli, citrus oils, basil, eucalyptus and chamomile oils. It is a nice addition to a men's fragrance blend.
The celery plant grows with a smooth stem and soft leaves sporting white flowers. The tiny brown seeds of the celery plant are crushed immediately before distillation to create the fluid pale yellow oil. Most of this oil is used in the spice industry where all kinds of foods and food additives are flavored with celery: soups, meats, sauces, pickles, vegetable juices, etc. Anti-oxidative, antirheumatic, antiseptic (urinary), antispasmodic, aperitif, decongestant, depurative, digestive, diuretic, carminative, cholagogue, emmenagogue, galactagogue, nervine, sedative (nervous), stimulant (uterine), stomachic, and tonic (digestive). Amenorrhea, anxiety, arthritis, asthenia, build-up of toxins in the blood, cystitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, glandular problems, gout, hemorrhoids, increases milk flow, indigestion, jaundice, liver congestion, neuralgia, rheumatism, and sciatica. Blends well with Coriander, lavender, lovage, oakmoss, opopanax, pine and tea tree.
Roman Chamomile is one of the main essential oils used to calm, comfort and sedate a restless spirit & to help relieve irritated, inflamed skin conditions. Roman chamomile is great for insomnia, nervous tension, and stress. In a bath, it will wash away tension after a long day, relax muscles and relieve aches and pains. It has anti-inflammatory properties & is good for the relief of headaches, inflamed joints, arthritis and menstrual cramps. Roman chamomile is generally used to treat psychological problems, beneficial for people who are short tempered, self involved, overly sensitive or rarely satisfied. Roman chamomile is a useful oil for women with irregular periods, ideally used in a bath or massage oil. Both have analgesic, antidepressant, sedative properties, among many other properties. Blends well with bergamot, jasmine, palmarosa, rose and ylang ylang. Externally, it is used for sore skin and eczema.
Cinnamon Bark oil is in great use commercially in foods, mouth preparations, soaps & toiletries. Warm, spicy & sweet aroma. Used as an insecticide, emmenagogue, antispasmodic, antibacterial, aphrodisiac and antifungal particularly against Candida and Aspergillis. Indicated for tooth care, blends for vaginitis, impotence in men, respiratory blends for the lungs. Eases colds & breathing difficulties. As an inhalation, it is excellent for exhaustion, feelings of depression & weakness. It is a very effective antiseptic, digestive and anti-rheumatic & is regarded as one of the strongest antiseptic oils. Useful for preventing infectious and contagious diseases. Very powerful, should be used with extreme care, could be a skin irritant for certain persons. Blends well with clove, frankincense, ginger, lavender, orange and thyme. Not recommended for skin care.
It is used as an antiseptic, detergent, & insect repellant. Esoterically, it is used for purification and to heighten moods. Its most useful quality seems to be as an insect repellant and may also help pets get rid of fleas. Also known to clear the mind so may be useful against headaches and migraines. Its deodorant and stimulating properties always refresh sweaty tired feet, activating the whole body. Blends well with citrus oils, cedarwood, eucalyptus, peppermint, and eucalyptus. Use Citronella oil in bug repellent lotion bars and flea shampoos. It is great for making mosquito repellent Candles.
Its aroma is uplifting, spicy, sweet scent; like orange and lemons with floral overtones...citrus spice with a high floral note. Inhaled, it relaxes the nervous system and acts as a digestive. Also used as an expectorant, gargle for a sore throat, inhaled for anxiety & depression, used for a variety of skin problems. It may be used as an inhalation for respiratory tract infections such as tonsilitis & bronchitis. Its antiseptic properties make it ideal for treating wounds, herpes, acne and oily skin conditions. We recommend this product for use in end products that will be used directly on the skin and which will remain on the skin for a long period of time.
An antispasmodic and aromatic plant, clary sage is used today mainly to treat digestive problems such as gas and indigestion. It is also regarded as a tonic, calming herb that helps relieve period pain & premenstrual problems. Clary sage is a beautiful earthy and herbaceous oil with a hint of floral. It calms and balances the spirit. Clary sage is considered to be a sedating oil, and it reduces stress and brings on a feeling of tranquility. It is especially balancing on female hormones,menstrual cramps, postnatal depression, menopause and irregular cycles. It blends well with jasmine, geranium, lavender, bergamot, orange, ylang ylang, rosewood, rose, sandalwood and chamomile. Good for asthma and relieves the anxiety. Regulates blood pressure. Good skin tonic & regenerates the cells. Clary sage oil may be beneficial in regulating cells. Its aromatic influence calms & enhances the dream state. Not suitable when pregnant. Do not drink alcohol after massage.

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