Guide to using Australian Essential Oils

Australian Essential Oils

Firstly, a bit about the essential oils that Cotton and Clay sell...

Sourced from Aussie Bush Aromas, our essential oils are 100% Australian, harvested and distilled from Australian farms. The range of essential oils are clean and pure avoiding chemicals, pesticides and herbicides on their crops and in their distillation processes.

These Australian native essential oils include lemon scented tea tree oil, lemon myrtle oil, eucalyptus oil, lemon ironbark oil, blue mallee oils, white cypress oil, tea tree oil and Rosalina oil.

There are so many uses for essential oils we've provided a guide from Aussie Bush Aromas to give you some ideas on how you can use each of the essential oils in your home.

We hope you find this guide useful!

Eucalyptus Blue Mallee - Eucalyptus Blue Mallee was sustainably harvested from wind break plantation near the Eyre Peninsula of SA and distilled on site. This mall eucalyptus essential oil is 100% Australian pure essential oil. This oil from the mallee trees has a strong bushy aroma.

Laundry

add 8-10 drops to your load for a fresh aroma.

Kitchen

add 5-6 drops to a rag to polished cleanse crockery and cutlery, glassware.

Bathroom

add 10ml to a medium bucket of warm water for a natural cleaner.

Living Room

add 2-3 drops to a cotton ball, tissue or handkerchief and carry to relieve congestion

Eucalyptus Australiana - Eucalyptus Australiania  was sustainably hand harvested from old standing plantation near Bega NSW and distilled on site. This essential oil is 100% Australian pure essential oil.This oil has a subtle sweet minty aroma.

Laundry

add 8-10 drops to your load for a fresh aroma

Kitchen

add 4-5 drops to your sink while washing up

Living Room

use in a diffuser to promote calmness

Eucalyptus Lemon Ironbark - Eucalyptus Lemon Ironbark (eucalyptus staigeriana) was sustainably harvested from wild-crafted plantation near Cairns in far north Queensland and distilled on site. This lemon scented ironbark essential oil is 100% Australian pure essential oil. It has a sharp, sweet, woody and citrus aroma.

 

Kitchen

add 5-8 drops to a laundry load to remove musty odours

Bathroom

add 8-10 drops to 100ml of water for a handy mould reducing bench spray

Living Room

1-2 drops in a palmful of olive oil for a refreshing antioxidant rich cleaners

Kitchen

4-5 drops in a small 100ml capacity diffuser to help centre and reduce anxiety

Lemon Myrtle - Lemon Myrtle oil was sustainably hand harvested from plantations near Byron Bay and Northern River region of NSW and distilled on site. This essential oil is 100% Aussie pure essential oils. This oil has a soft sweet bushy and lemon aroma. The leaves of the Lemon Myrtle tree have a very small oil content, which means the oil is a little more expensive but so worth it.

Laundry

add 8-10 drops of lemon scented myrtle oil to an empty washing machine and cycle to cleanse and refresh

Kitchen

add 8-10 drops to water and vinegar for a quick natural bench spray

Bathroom

add 2-3 drops to a palm full of olive oil for a natural cleanser

Living Room

diffuse to uplift and relieve anxiety

Lemon Scented Tea Tree - Lemon scented tea tree (leptospermum petersonii) was sustainably hand harvested from plantation near the Northern River of NSW and distilled on site. These essential oils are 100% Australian pure essential oils. This pure essential oil has a strong, refreshing and lemony aroma.  Make up your own essential oil pack with some of our pure essential oils - makes a wonderful gift.

Laundry

5-6 drops with liquid laundry detergent for a de-odourising wash

Bedroom

diffuse 8-10 drops in a medium capacity diffuser to assist with morning meditation

Bathroom

add  2-3 drops to a cotton ball soaked in olive oil and dab over acne and blemishes

Living Room

add 5-8 drops to 100ml of water for a quick refreshing room spray, or use essential oils for diffuser as in our aroma pods.

Rosalina - Rosalina (melaleuca ericifolia) was sustainably hand harvested from organic plantation near Port Macquarie  on the Mid North Coast of NSW and distilled on site. The essential oil inside this bottle is 100% Australian pure essential oil. This essential pure oil has a sweet, floral, citrus bush aroma.

Laundry

add 8-10 drops to laundry for a refreshing change

Bedroom

diffuse to assist with sleep and breathing difficulties

Bathroom

a few drops on a cotton bud can help to remove sink mould

Living Room

add 8-10 drops to 100ml of water for a handy antibacterial room spray

Tea Tree - Tea Tree  was sustainably harvested from plantation near Cairns of the far north coast of Queensland and was distilled on site. This  tea tree essential oil is 100% Australian pure essential oil. It has a strong, herb and earthy aroma.

Outdoors

diffuse 8-10 drops outdoors to ward off insects and bugs

Bathroom

mix 8-10 drops with vinegar or apply straight to the scalp for a quick head lice treatment

Living Room

 

add 10 drops of tea tree essential oil to 150ml of water and vinegar for sparkling windows

White Cypress Leaf - White Cypress Leaf (callitris glaucophylla) was sustainably hand harvested from wild growth near Dubbo of the Western Plains in NSW and distilled on site. This cypress essential oil is 100% Australian pure essential oil. This cypress oil has a sharp refreshing pine aroma.

Laundry

add 8-10 drops to and empty washing machine and cycle to cleanse and refresh

Kitchen

add 8-10 drops to water and vinegar for a quick natural bench spray

Bathroom

add 2-3 drops to a palm of olive oil for a natural anti-ageing cleanser

Living Room

use white cypress in a diffuser to ground and relieve anxiety

 

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