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Aromathérapie et guide des huiles essentielles

Aromatherapy and essential oil guide

Essencia Essential Oils Guide

In addition to bringing softness and serenity to the home, Essential Oils are endowed with virtues therapeutic, beneficial and calming for the body and mind. A natural way to take care of your health and your body.

However, “natural” does not mean risk-free. Aromatherapy and in particular essential oils are very active substances. Using them in excessive quantities can prove harmful. In high doses, some oils are toxic, others can cause skin irritation and still others are sedative. Their use requires certain precautions and it is essential to do the necessary research before consuming them.

To ensure the effectiveness of an essential oil in complete safety, it is recommended to know:

- His properties ,
- Her dosage,

- His application methods ,
 His precautions for use And caution.

Pure and natural Essential Oils

An Essential Oil? It is the result of steam distillation of aromatic plants or trees to extract their essence.

Gasoline? It is a natural aromatic substance that the plant secretes in its producing organs: leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, bark, roots… The essential oil is therefore the distilled essence.

Steam distillation? It is the process that is both the oldest and the one that remains best suited to the extraction of essences, especially if they are to be used for therapeutic purposes. This is also the unique method that Homeocan uses for the Essencia range.

Discover the full range of Essencia Aromatherapy .

How to use them and what modes of absorption?

There are several ways to use essential oils in aromatherapy and it is important to remember that Essencia oils are used externally. They can be absorbed in particular:

In broadcast

Broadcast EOs intermittently, at a rate of 15 minutes/day. Do not add phenol EOs in a diffuser, as they are irritating to the respiratory mucosa.


To use a very good quality lotion, use for friction or massage. Do not apply on the skin certain pure EOs because they are irritating, particularly those rich in monoterpenes and phenol.

WARNING: Avoid pouring essential oils in bath water. The result is that they float to the surface and can cause skin irritation or burns.

Precautions for use & Warnings

Quality essential oils remain rare. Aromatherapy and self-medication: it’s possible but be careful! Although Aromatherapy uses natural products, it is not always “alternative medicine”.

Whatever the essential oil, it is important to find out about the precautions for use and warnings, namely:

• Do not use orally.
• Avoid contact with eyes, ears, nose, anogenital area and mucous membranes.
• In case of accidental absorption or eye contact, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil.
• Keep out of reach of children
• In case of accidental ingestion, seek emergency medical attention or call a Poison Control Center.
• If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health care practitioner.
• If you suffer from epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner before using it.
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product.
• If nausea, dizziness, headache, or allergic reaction occur, discontinue use.
• Always wash your hands thoroughly after topical/dermal application.
• Do not extend use beyond 3 weeks and do not increase doses in case of inactivity, consult a doctor if no notable improvement is noted within the first days.

Find in the dosage tab of each of our product sheets the use associated with each oil.

Discover our Essential Oils and their benefits

Pure Essential Oil of Star Anise (Illicium Verum)
Pure Essential Oil Basil (Ocimum Sanctum)
Pure Essential Oil Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia)
Pure Essential Oil Cajeput (Melaleuca Leucadendron)
Pure Essential Oil  Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum)
Pure Essential Oil Camphor tree (Cinnamomum Camphora)
Atlas Cedar Pure Essential Oil (Cedrus Atlantica)
Lemon Pure Essential Oil (Citrus Limonum)
Pure Essential Oil Java lemongrass (Cymbopogon Nardus)
Pure Essential Oil Clove _ (Eugenia Caryophyllata)
Pure Essential Oil of Ever Green Cypress (Cupressus Sempervirens)
Pure Essential Oil of Black Spruce (Picea Mariana )
Pure Essential Oil of Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus Globulus)
Pure Essential Oil of Radiated Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Radiata)
Pure Essential Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Citriodora)
Pure Essential Oil Juniper (Juniperus Communis)
Pure Essential Oil Geranium (Pelargonium Graveolens)
Pure Essential Oil True Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia)
Pure Essential Oil Lavender Aspic (Lavendula Spica)
Pure Essential Oil Laurel Noble (Laurus Nobilis)
Pure Essential Oil Ginger (Zingiber Officinalis)
Pure Essential Oil of Marjoram Officinale (Thymus Mastichina)
Pure Essential Oil Pepper mint (Mentha Piperita)
Pure Essential Oil of Sweet Orange (Citrus Sinensis)
Oregano Pure Essential Oil (Thymus Capitatus)
Pure Essential Oil Palmarosa (Cymbopogon Martinii)
Pure Essential Oil Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi)
Pure Essential Oil Patchouli (Pogostemon Cablin)
Pure Essential Oil Maritime pine (Pinus Pinaster)
Pure Essential Oil Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris)
Pure Essential Oil  Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)
Pure Essential Oil Balsam Fir (Abies Balsamea)
Pure Essential Oil Sage (Salvia Officinalis)
Pure Essential Oil Tangerine (Citrus Reticulata)
Pure Essential Oil Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia)
Pure Essential Oil Forest Tea (Gaultheria Procumbens)
Pure Essential Oil Red Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris Thymol)
Thuja Pure Essential Oil (Thuja Occidentalis L.)
Pure Essential Oil Indian Verbena Officinale (Cymbopogon Schoenanthus)
Pure Essential Oil Ylang-Ylang (Cananga Odorata)

“Know the essentials about essential oils” Aromatherapy Collection, practical and family, Dr. Philippe Bego, MDB Edition.