Essential Oils

Introducing Back to Roots essential oils- 100% organic, pure essential oils offering a range of benefits with multi functional usages.

  • Bergamot Essential Oil - South Africa

    Bergamot Essential Oil – 10ml

    Although a native of tropical Asia, Bergamot is now extensively cultivated in the Southern part of Italy, particularly in the Calabria region. Bergamot has been used since the sixteenth century as a remedy for fever and as an antiseptic. It is also renowned for the flavouring in Earl Grey Tea. Bergamot has reported antiseptic, disinfectant and decongestant properties, as well as the ability to alleviate respiratory tract infections and fight cold sores and boils. It is considered relaxing and a general tonic, and claims to relieve anxiety and grief.

  • Lavender Essential Oil South Africa

    Lavender Essential Oil – 10ml

    The origin of Lavender is believed to be from the Mediterranean, Middle East and India. Its history goes back some 2500 years deriving its name from the Latin ‘lavare’ meaning ‘to wash”. The Romans used Lavender to scent their baths, beds, clothes and hair. Its reported uses and benefits include: analgesic, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-fungal, sleep inducing and an insect repellent. Lavender is widely regarded as one of the most versatile essential oil and is one of the few that can be used undiluted.

  • Rose Hip Oil - South Africa

    Rose Hip Oil – 10ml

    Rose hip oil is a wonderful oil for skin and hair. As a light dry oil that is completely, and deeply, absorbed, it leaves no residue. Reportedly, high in vitamins A, C and E and essential fatty acids it is hydrating and rejuvenating, with excellent properties for the reduction of stretch marks and scars. As Rose Hip oil claims to stimulate collagen production it is great for ageing skin, and reduce the appearance of dark spots. It can lessen the effects of sunburn, and ease eczema, while not clogging the pores. Massaged into the nails and cuticles it will reportedly…

  • Tea Trea Oil - Back 2 Roots

    Tea Tree Oil – 10ml

    Tea Tree oil is one of the most commonly used essential oils, even by people that do not use any others. It is reported to have powerful decongestant, anti inflammatory, anti fungal, anti microbial, antiseptic and antiviral properties, and is commonly used on cold sores, warts, and fungal infections on the skin such as Athlete’s foot. Applied to insect bites and stings it claims to lessen resulting reactions. Used in a diluted form it is claimed to ease muscular pain.

  • Lemongrass Essential Oil - South Africa

    Lemongrass Essential Oil – 10ml

    Lemon essential oil‘s reported uses and benefits are recorded as being astringent, detoxifying, disinfectant, sleep inducing, anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti bacterial, being widely used for oily skin, blemishes, treatment of acne, blackheads, spots, varicose veins and warts. It is also used in many commercially available cleaning products because of its claimed disinfectant, emulsifying effects and its fresh aroma.