Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Essential Oil Blending Guide (F-L)

Here is another blog post in the series of Essential Oil Blending Guides.  Today I focus on the essential oils that begin with letters F, G, H, I, J, K & L.   If you are looking for high-quality, True Certified Organic by OTCO, and True Therapeutic Quality Essential oils, check out Mountain Rose Herbs. I get most of my essential oils there.  Click HERE to be taken to the Mountain Rose Herbs website



Fennel: (Foeniculum vulgare) Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cypress, dill, fir, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, niaouli, orange, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, tangerine, ylang ylang

Fir Needle: (Abies balsamea) Blends Well With: Benzoin, cistus, lavender, lemon, marjoram, orange, pine, rosemary

Frankincense: (Boswellia carterii) Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, camphor, cinnamon, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, pine, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Galbanum: (Ferula galbaniflua) Blends Well With: Benzoin, fir, geranium, ginger, lavender, oakmoss, opopanax, pine

Geranium: (Pelargonium graveolens) Blends Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Ginger: (Zingiber officinale) Blends Well With: Bergamot, cedarwood, clove, coriander, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lime, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Grand Fir: (Abies grandis) Blends Well With: Benzoin, cistus, citrus oils, clary sage, ginger, lavender, marjoram, pine, rosemary

Grapefruit: (Citrus paradisi) Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang

Helichrysum: (Helichrysum italicum) Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, citrus oils, clary sage, clove, cypress, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, oregano, palmarosa, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang

Ho Wood: (Cinnamomum camphora) Blends Well With: Basil, cajeput, chamomile, lavender, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Hops: (Humulus lupulus) Blends Well With: Citrus oils, copaiba balsam, nutmeg, pine, spice oils


Hyssop: (Hyssopus officinalis) Blends Well With: Bay, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrtle, orange, rosemary, sage

Jasmine: (Jasminum grandiflorum) Blends Well With: Bergamot, clary sage, clove, coriander, ginger, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Juniper Berry: (Juniperus communis) Blends Well With: Black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, elemi, fir needle, lavender, oakmoss, rosemary

Lavender: (Lavandula angustifolia) Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, oakmoss, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver

Lemon: (Citrus limon) Blends Well With: Benzoin, chamomile, cistus, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Lemon Balm: (Melissa officinalis) Blends Well With: Citrus oils, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, lavender, neroli, petitgrain, rose

Lemongrass: (Cymbopogon flexuosus) Blends Well With: Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, coriander, cypress, fennel, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, marjoram, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang

Lime Peel: (Citrus aurantifolia) Blends Well With: Citronella, clary sage, lavender, neroli, nutmeg, rosemary, vanilla, ylang ylang

Litsea Cubeba: (Litsea cubeba) Blends Well With: Basil, bay, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, coriander, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, marjoram, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang

Lovage Leaf: (Levisticum officinalis) Blends Well With: Bay, galbanum, lavender, oakmoss, opopanax, rose, spice oils

For Essential Oil Blending Guide (A-B) CLICK HERE

For Essential Oil Blending Guide (C-E) CLICK HERE

When looking for high-quality, True Certified Organic by OTCO, and True Therapeutic Quality Essential Oils, check out Mountain Rose Herbs. I get most of my essential oils there.  Click HERE to be taken to the Mountain Rose Herbs website.



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Before you use any essential oil, you must review its specific safety data.  If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have kidney disease,  sensitive skin, liver problems, epilepsy, diabetics, taking medication or have any other medical condition, you need to consult with your health care provider before using any essential oil.  Never use essential oils undiluted or internally unless working with a qualified health care professional.  This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any disease or condition.  Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way.  This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.  Always perform a patch test on your skin. 

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This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all herbs,  Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.  I am an affiliate with Mountain Rose Herbs,please review my disclosure page for details.. Avoid use  unless discussed with your physician. This information is for educational purposes only.  This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. Green Blessings!!!