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

Physical
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
Osteoporosis
Autoimmune deficiency conditions

Psychological
Personality and anxiety disorders
Anxiety and panic attacks
Phobias
Insecurity
Depression


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

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

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

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

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

Mouth
(Mouthwash and massage)

Abscess/Cuts
Manuka, Tea tree

Gum Infections
Geranium, manuka, myrrh, tea tree

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

Feet

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)

Sciatica
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)

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

Spasms
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

Arthritis
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)

Circulation
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)

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

Create security
Chamomile

Feel secure
Cypress

Self-secure
Oregano

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

Irritability
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

Depression
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

Sorrow
Hyacinth, linden blossom, rose otto

Shock
Lavender, neroli, rose otto

Sexual

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

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

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

Balance sex drive and sexual desires
Marjoram

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