Root Oils

Related Body Parts
Hips, legs, feet, knees, bones, large intestines, teeth

Dis-eases: Physical and Psychological Malfunctions
Dis-eases are constant and low-level, or flare up suddenly

Weight problems ( underweight, overweight)
Water retention
Hemorrhoids, constipation and diarrhea
Male fertility issues such as impotence
Sciatica, chronic lower back pain
Joint stiffness, sudden flare ups
Varicose veins
Degenerative arthritis
Feet, knee, and hip troubles
Bone problems
Autoimmune deficiency conditions

Personality and anxiety disorders
Anxiety and panic attacks

Healing Root Issues with Essential Oil

Water Retention/Diuretic
Black pepper, cypress, fennel, juniper, lemongrass, orange, sandalwood (massage, rub, bath)

Weight Problems
To lose weight from Aromatherapy A-Z, 1998:
#1 Option: 5 drops of lemon and grapefruit in 1 gallon water and drink during the day Add more grapefruit to dissolve fat faster .

#2 Option: Combine 4 drops of lavender, 4 drops basil, 3 drops juniper, 8 drops grapefruit, 5 drops cypress: can be mixed in body massage oil and apply to feet or used in bath. This blend emulsifies fat.

#3 Option: Lapacho tea made with distilled water; drink lots of water.

Lack/loss of Appetite & Appetite Stimulant
Basil, black pepper, cardamom, coriander, chamomile roman, fennel, ginger, rosemary
(Rub, massage, bath, room fragrance)

Appetite suppressant
Cinnamon, clove (inhale, room fragrance)

Bowel Issues
Chamomile roman or german, cypress, lavender, litsea cubeba, patchouli, peppermint (massage, rub, compress, bath)

Cypress, fennel, helichrysum, peppermint (massage, rub, bath, compress)

Black pepper, cardamom, fennel, mandarin, marjoram, orange, peppermint, patchouli, rosemary, yuzu (massage, rub, bath)

Black pepper, bay, chamomile roman, clove, cinnamon, cypress, eucalyptus (massage, rub)

Frankincense, cypress, geranium, marjoram, rosemary, rose maroc (rub, bath, apply directly, cotton swab, lotion or cream)

(Mouthwash and massage)

Manuka, Tea tree

Gum Infections
Geranium, manuka, myrrh, tea tree

Bad breath
Clove, lavender, peppermint, tea tree (mouthwash)


Nail fungus
Tea tree, tagetes, manuka, melissa (rub, cotton swab)

Athlete’s Foot
Lavender, manuka, myrrh, palmarosa, patchouli, tagetes, tea tree
(foot bath, cotton swab, drops directly on area)

Sweaty feet
Cypress, clary sage, eucalyptus globulus or radiata or citriodora, geranium, peppermint, tea tree
(bath, foot bath, massage, rub)

Body odour
Bergamot, clary sage, cypress, geranium, juniper, lemon
(rub, massage, bath, spray, wash)

Bones and Muscles

Back pain
Basil, black pepper, chamomile roman, clary sage, cypress, ginger, helichrysum, marjoram, oregano, peppermint, rosemary, spikenard, thyme (massage, rub, bath)

Chamomile roman or german, fir, lavender, helichrysum, hyssop, juniper, peppermint sandalwood, spruce (pain reliever), tarragon, thyme
(cold compress, massage, rub, apply directly)

Stiff neck
Basil, clary sage, ginger, lavender, peppermint, rosemary (bath, massage, rub)

Aches and pains
Basil, bay, black pepper, chamomile roman, clary sage, eucalyptus globulus, ginger, helichrysum, marjoram, ormenis flower, peppermint, rosemary, thyme linalol, vetiver
(massage, rub, bath)

Chamomile roman, clary sage, lavender, marjoram, ormenis flower, spikenard, vetiver, ylang ylang
(massage, rub, bath, compress)

clary sage, cypress, geranium, or juniper (rub, massage, bath)

Exercise related cramps
Geranium, marjoram, rosemary (massage, rub, bath)

Recurring cramps
Geranium, juniper, rosemary (rub, massage, bath)

Bone fractures
Ginger (drops directly on skin)

Circulation Problems

Black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile german or roman, cinnamon, cypress, ginger, helichrysum, juniper, lavender, lemon, eucalyptus radiata or globulus, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, tea tree, thyme linalol (massage, rub, bath, compress)

Analgesic pain relief
Black pepper, chamomile roman, helichrysum, yuzu
(massage, rub, bath, compress, gauze)

Chilliness with cold hands and feet
black pepper, geranium, ginger, helichrysum, rosemary
(massage, rub, bath, foot bath)

Raynaud’s disease
Clove, fennel, geranium, lavender, marjoram, nutmeg, rosemary, rose maroc (bath, massage, rub, inhale)

Bay, black pepper, cypress, frankincense, geranium, helichrysum, marjoram, peppermint, rose otto, rose maroc, rosemary, thyme linalol
(massage, rub, bath)

Circulatory disorders
Basil, bay, black pepper, clove, eucalyptus globulus or radiate, frankincense, ginger, lemon, manuka, marjoram, myrrh, orange, oregano, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree, thyme linalol (massage, rub, bath, inhale)

Varicose veins
Bergamot, cypress, helichrysum, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, peppermint.

Helichrysum dissolves coagulated blood in and outside of the veins. Every morning and night for at least 2-3 months, massage varicose vein toward the heart with helichrysum and cypress, this should heal it completely.

Vascular System: Good for all veins
Cypress, frankincense, helichrysum, lemongrass (strengthens vascular walls): apply as full body massage to heart and bottom of feet)

Mental State
(bath, massage, inhale, rub, room fragrance)

Bergamot, chamomile roman, frankincense, ginger, lavender, neroli, spikenard, vetiver

Create security

Feel secure


Bergamot, chamomile roman, lavender, linden blossom, melissa, spikenard

Chamomile roman, clary sage, geranium, lavender, neroli, mandarin, marjoram, ormenis flower, petitgrain, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Nervous tension
Clary sage, jasmine, juniper, lavender, linden blossom, mandarin, marjoram, ormenis flower, palmarosa, rose otto, tose maroc, sandalwood, spikenard, vetiver, ylang ylang, yuzu

Relaxing anxiety
Bergamot, carnation, chamomile roman, clary sage, eucalyptus citriodora, geranium, hyacinth, jasmine, lavender, linden blossom, litsea cubeba, neroli, ormenis flower, palmarosa, petitgrain, rose otto, rose maroc, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Emotional crisis
Bergamot, hyacinth, linden blossom, rose otto, rose maroc

Bergamot, carnation, chamomile roman, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, linden blossom, litsea cubeba, melissa, neroli, ormenos flower, poathcouli, petitgrain, rose maroc, rose otto, sandalwood, ylang ylang, yuzu

Mental exhaustion
Basil, eucalyptus citrodora or globulus or radiata, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, pine, yuzu

Hyacinth, linden blossom, rose otto

Lavender, neroli, rose otto


Sex Stimulant
Cinnamon, ginger, rose, ylang-ylang (sex drive problems), clary sage (arouse desire), nutmeg (to overcome frigidity)

Black pepper, cardamom, jasmine, neroli, rose otto, rose maroc, sandalwood, ylang ylang (massage, bath, rub)

Clary sage, cardamom, ginger, ormenis flower, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang (massage, bath, rub, room fragrance)

Balance sex drive and sexual desires

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