Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh is a small shrub-like tree that grows to a height of 20-30 feet (6-9 meters). Belonging to the family Burseraceae, it is indigenous to Arabia, in particular Yemen, and to parts of northeast...

Mimosa Essential Oil

Mimosa, a member of the family Mimosaceae, is native to Australia where it is also known as Sydney black wattle. It is a relatively small tree that has sweet-smelling yellow flowers. It has now...

Marjoram Essential Oil

Marjoram originally comes from around the Mediterranean. It is an aromatic, bushy plant, growing approximately 2 feet (0.6 meters) high, with small white flowers, tinged with bluish grey. It belongs to the family Lamiaceae...

Mandarin Essential Oil

Mandarin - or tangerine or satsuma, as it is now also known as, belongs to the family Rutaceae. The tree is indigenous to China, in particular the southern parts, but has been grown in...

Lime Essential Oil

Lime trees are quite small evergreens, bearing white flowers and bright green fruit. The fruits are smaller than lemons and have a distinctive bitter taste. Limes grow in several countries and are grown commercially...

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass is a native plant of Asia, South Africa and parts of South America. It belongs to the family Poaceae. It is a majestic perennial grass, rapidly reaching heights of over 5 feet (1.5...

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon trees are evergreen, growing to a modest height of approximately 20 feet (6 meters). The tree is native to Asia but is now grown extensively in Europe, especially around the Mediterranean. The lemon...

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender belongs to the plant family Lamiaceae {Liberate). It originally comes from the area around the Mediterranean but is now grown worldwide. It is commercially cultivated in France, Italy, Tasmania, Great Britain and many...

Juniper Essential Oil

Juniper, an evergreen shrub/tree native to several countries in the Northern Hemisphere, belongs to the family Cupressaceae. The tree has needles that are bluish-green in color and produces small, round black berries. The berries...

Jasmine Essential Oil

Jasmine, a member of the plant family Oleaceae, originally comes from the northwest regions of India. It is an attractive climbing plant with delicate, pinkish-white flowers that exude a heady and delicious perfume. It...