What is an Essential Oil?
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the various components of plants. Essential oils can be powerfully fragrant, and effective in a variety of applications. If you have ever squeeze the peel of a ripe orange and enjoyed the fragrant remains on your hand, you have experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils.
Essential oils are phyto-chemicals made up of organic compounds. They are very clean and crisp to the touch and are instantly absorbed by our skin. Pure and unadulterated essential oils are transparent and range in color from crystal clear to deep brown.
In addition to their intrinsic benefits to people, essential oils have been used throughout times past for their medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Today’s trends towards more well-rounded approaches to good health are health care are initiating a new appreciation and acceptance of essential oils.
Essential Oils & Blends
Oil Australian Sandalwood
is considered to have strong anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Sandalwood has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, traditionally as
a skin tonic. It may be beneficial for both acne and dry skin.
Bay Rum offers the fresh essence of Bay Leave with the crisp addition of orange peel, rum, spice and clove
Bergamot is an uplifting, spicy, sweet scent; citrus top
notes with floral undertones the scent is exotic. Inhaled, it is said to relax
the nervous system. Blends well with chamomile, lavender, Neroli, and geranium.
Bergamot is a photosensitizer (increases the skin reaction to sunlight and
makes it more likely to burn) and the photosensitizing effect can last for
Black Vanilla Dark Madagascar Vanilla bean, enhanced with
hints of Tonka bean and a touch of East India Patchouli. A rich vanilla with
Carrot Seed is fantastic for skin care, is revitalizing and
toning, and considered one of the best essential oils for mature skin. Carrot
seed oil is also said to assist in removing toxins and water build up in the
skin, giving it a fresher, more firm appearance.
Chai Tea Our Chai Tea is incredibly warm, smooth and spicy!
It contains essential oils of: Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Coriandrum
sativum (coriander), Vanilla planifolia (vanilla)co2, Elettaria cardamomum
(cardamom), Vanilla planifolia (vanilla) absolute, Citrus reticulata
(tangerine), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Pimpinella anisum (anise), Mock
Nutmeg*, Lavendula angulstifolia (lavender) absolute, Piper nigrum (black
pepper). *Proprietary blend of essential oils and Co2 extracts combined to mock
the fragrance of nutmeg without the irritation potential of nutmeg essential
Chamomile has a strong, sweet, herbal aroma, with floral top notes and a delicate touch of musk. It also has a long history of being used in anti-inflammatory products. Chamomile is said to uplift the spirit and relax the mind. Blends well with bergamot, jasmine, palmarosa, rose, and ylang ylang.
Chamomile Bergamot This wonderful fragrance is a blend primarily made up of its namesakes, Chamomile and Bergamot. These wonderful notes make for an exquisitely herbal and well balanced scent.
Coriander & Ginger Natural Perfume - exotic, oriental, spicy, deep and warm with a hint of pepper adding the perfect touch of intrigue! Essential oils of; citrus paradisii (grapefruit), coriandrum sativum (coriander), vanilla planifolia (vanilla) co2, elettaria cardamomum (cardamom), vanilla planifolia (vanilla) absolute, citrus reticulata (tangerine), zingiber officinale (ginger), pimpinella anisum (anise), mock nutmeg*, lavendula angulstifolia (lavender) absolute, piper nigrum (black pepper) *Dancing Dingo proprietary blend of essential oils and Co2 extracts combined to mock the fragrance of nutmeg without the irritation potential of nutmeg essential oil
Doggie Down Under - a proprietary blend of 100% pure, therapeutic grade, essential oils from Australia, which are in a class by themselves. With chemical compositions unlike any standard oils, they make the best insect blends because they have the chemical's that do an excellent job of repelling pests while being lovely in fragrance. Specifically developed for our pet line. A floral heart note and a subtle balsamic base note.
Essential Rose - offers a deep, sweet and flowery, this scent
makes an exquisite perfume. Rose is said to have a soothing effect on the
emotions, particularly depression. Useful for all skin types, though
particularly good for mature, dry, hard or sensitive skin. Blends well with
bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, lavender, orange and sandalwood.
Frankincense has a woody, spicy, haunting smell, a little
bit camphoric, but very pleasant. Frankincense is said to have a rejuvenating,
balancing and healing effect on mature skin. Frankincense & Myrrh An exotic
blend of these legendary oils. Rich and spicy.
Geranium, Rose geranium essential oil has a slightly more
floral aroma than traditional geranium essential oil. Its aroma is similar to
rose, and it blends nicely with many oils including clary sage, citrus oils,
lavender and sandalwood.
Ginger essential oil has a warm, strong, spicy aroma.
Ginger can be calming yet also act as a stimulant. Within muscle and massage
formulations, it helps to relieve soreness and stiffness in muscles and
increases circulation. It also can strengthen the immune system during the cold
season. Ginger oil blends well with citrus oils, sandalwood, frankincense,
cedarwood, and palmarosa.
Grapefruit Mint A proprietary blend of 100% pure, therapeutic
grade, essential oils. This blend as a wonderful cooling sensation on the skin.
Great summer escape from the hot weather. A invigorating blend with a tart
citrus top note, a delicate floral heart note and a smooth mint base note.
Essential oils of: Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Mentha piperita (peppermint),
Mentha spicata (spearmint)
Jasmine Absolute is a delicious, soft blend of precious oils of Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, and Vanilla (as well as other precious oils) that instill feelings of sensuality, confidence, grounding and tranquility. Developed specifically for its aphrodisiac qualities, envelopes you and those around you, in a deep, sensual amber fragrance. Essential oils of; Jasmine absolute, Petitgrain, Ylang Ylang, Lavender absolute, Lavender, Patchouli, Vanilla co2, Vanilla absolute, Grapefruit, Butter co2...
Lavender Mint is a
refreshing fusion of peppermint, spearmint and lavender sure to energize and
start your day in a wonderful way! Essential oils of: Lavendula angustifolia
(lavender), Mentha piperita (peppermint), Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Mentha
citrata (bergamot mint)
Lavender Patchouli is one of Dancing Dingo’s best-loved scents. Warm and earthy. Lavender, French It would take volumes to outline all the benefits and properties of lavender. It is said to soothe the spirit, relieve anger, and purify the air. Lavender is simply wonderful in any soap or body care product, and blends well with bergamot, chamomile, citronella, lemon, and pine.
Lemon Verbena, a wonderful scent of herb and sweet lemons, famous for being said to help banishing depression. Essential oils: Lavendula angustifolia (lavender), Aniba roseodora (rosewood/bois de rose), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Cymbopogon maritnii (palma rosa), Cananga odorata var.Genuana (ylang ylang), Hibiscus abemoschus (ambrette seed) co2, Litsea cubeba (may chang), Leptospermum petersonii (lemon myrtle), Backhousia citriodora (lemon tea tree), Santalum spicatum (australian sandalwood)
Lemongrass has a sweet and lemony aroma. It is said to stimulate the mind, lift the spirit, stimulate the appetite, relieve fatigue, and assist with jet lag. It is highly valued in oriental cooking, as well as being an effective insect repellent! A very versatile plant, lemongrass is a delicious addition to soaps. Blends well with cedarwood, basil, lavender, neroli, and tea tree.
Lime Sharp, bittersweet aroma, lime is said to encourage the appetite. Blends well with bergamot, geranium, lavender, rose, and ylang ylang.
Love, specifically developed for aphrodisiac qualities, this sensual blend hugs you, and those close to you, in a warm and spicy fragrance. Essential oils of: Citrus bergamia (bergamot) fcf, Citrus reticulata (tangerine), Cananga odorata (ylang ylang), Lavendula angulstifolia (lavender) absolute, Coriandrum sativum (coriander), Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom), Vanilla planifolia (vanilla) co2, Vanilla planifolia (vanilla) absolute
Mandarin Essential Oil has an intense, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of citrus fruit. Mandarin is useful for skin and is said to help with increasing circulation and reducing fluid retention.
Manuka is one of three tea trees indigenous to both Australia and New Zealand. Manuka essential oil from The East Cape region of New Zealand has been confirmed as having the highest antimicrobial activity. There is evidence indicating that it is up to 20 times more potent than Australian tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia).
Myrrh should not be used during pregnancy. Myrrh is said to be helpful to mature and/or very dry skin, helping to calm sensitivity and inflammation.
Myrtle is a good astringent for oily skin and acne. It is also useful in treating irritated and inflamed skin. Although usually recommended for use on oily skin, it is good for all skin types since, like geranium essential oil, since it's actions are balancing and revitalizing.
Neroli, as with lavender is one of the most popular essential oils, not only does it have great therapeutic p
roperties, but also a most incredible smell. Neroli has a greatly relaxing effect on the body and mind. Neroli oil is said to help regenerate skin cells and helps promote smoother skin.
Patchouli emits a strong, sweet, spicy, and earthy fragrance. If you're an "old hippie" from the 60's, you will absolutely remember this mellow, musky scent. Patchouli is well renown to help increase libido, and in aromatherapy, is said to offer a sense of peacefulness and centeredness. Also said to heal rough, cracked skin. Blends well with black pepper, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, lavender and myrrh.Peace - a peaceful blend with a sweet citrus top note, a woody heart note and a soft floral base note with a hint of grass. Essential oils of: Citrus bergamia (bergamot) fcf, Lavendula angustifolia (lavender), Boswelia carteri (frankincense), Aniba roseodora (rosewood), Cymbopogon martinii (Palma Rosa), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Cymbopogon martinii (patchouli), Michelia alba (magnolia), Rosa rubiginosa (rosehip) seed co2, Commiphora Myrhha (myrhh), Cananga odorata var. Amara (ylang ylang), Santalum spicatum (sandalwood), Calendula officinalis co2, Cistus ladaniferus (rock rose), Styrax benzoin, Vanilla planifolia, Hypericum perforatum (St. Johns Wort)
Peppermint is a menthol fragrance. Aromatherapists use peppermint to help relieve states of anger and nervousness, and say it is excellent for mental fatigue and depression. On the body, it has a dual action: cooling when hot and warming when cold. Blends well with cedarwood, cypress, lavender, and pine.
Petitgrain oil has a woody and at the same time a florally smell. Petitgrain helps to clear up oily complexions while toning the skin.
Pink Grapefruit fresh from the tree to you! This very cheery and uplifting scent is a wonderful way to start the day or get yourself going if you're feeling in a slump.
Rosehip Seed Total CO2 Extract has been shown to help improve elasticity of the skin, regenerate skin cells, slow down premature aging, reduce the formation of wrinkles, and reduce scarring. Rosehip Seed Total CO2 Extract is perfect in facial blends for maturing skin or in blends for damaged skin where the regeneration of new skin cells is needed.
Rosemary is a refreshing herbal fragrance. Aromatherapists use rosemary as an anti-depressant because it is said to clear thoughts and aid memory. Not suitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure, and should be avoided in pregnancy. Blends well with basil, cedarwood, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, orange and peppermint.
Rosemary Mint - Rosemary is always a joy and it doesn't fail us in this perfect union with mint. This minty herbal scent is highly aromatic. Always invigorating, the mint holds its own with the fullness of the rosemary. Essential oils of: Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary), Mentha piperita (peppermint), Mentha spicata (spearmint)
Rosewood essential oil has a beautiful, somewhat sweet, floral aroma. It helps quiet the mind and works as an anti-depressant. Rosewood is also useful for balancing combination skin and is said to have a balancing effect on hormones. This oil is obtained from a source that complies with government regulations to reforest.
Sandalwood has a beautiful rich, earthy, heavily sensual aroma. It has an astringent effect on oily skin, and helps balance and soothe skin irritation.
Sandalwood Vanilla is a rich, exquisite scent of lush vanilla and woodsy notes of sandalwood. Santalum album (Sandalwood) Wood Oil Mysore, Vanilla planifolia (Vanilla) Absolute
Sensuous developed for aphrodisiac activity. This sensual blend envelopes you and those around you, in a subtle musk and floral fragrance. A soft sultry blend with a light citrus top note, a soft floral heart note and a smooth woody base note enhanced with a soft natural musk note from Hibiscus abelmoschus (ambrette) Seed. Essential oils of: Cananga odorata var.Genuana (ylang ylang), Aniba roseodora (rosewood / bois de rose), Cymbopogon maritnii (palma rosa), Hibiscus abemoschus (ambrette seed) co2
Sweet Orange yields a sweet and sunny aroma. May well be helpful with stress and tension due to its soothing action on the nervous system. Blends well with basil, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, Neroli and rose.
Spearmint Eucalyptus - invigorating eucalyptus and garden spearmint are brought together by lavender and citrus for a very energizing fragrance. Essential oils of: Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Citrus sinensis (sweet orange), Abies basamea (balsam fir), Lavendula angulstifolia (lavender), Mentha piperita (peppermint), Mentha spicata (spearmint), Abies siberica (siberian fir)
Spiced Bourbon Vanilla - if you like a Smooth Vanilla that is not too sweet, Spiced Bourbon Vanilla is for you! Beautiful scent with a substantial complexity that makes it exciting to wear. Essential Oils of citrus reticulata (tangerine), citrus deliciosa (mandarin red), citrus sinensis (orange blood), lavendula angulstifolia (lavender), pelargonium graveolens (geranium bourbon), aniba roseodora (rosewood aka bois de rose), anthemis nobilis (chamomile roman), copaifera langsdorfii (copaiba balsam), coriandrum sativum (coriander), cananga odorata (ylang ylang), styrax benzoin (benzoin), vanilla planifolia (vanilla)co2, vanilla planifolia (vanilla) absolute
Summer Fruit - A proprietary blend of 100% pure, therapeutic grade, essential oils. A wonderful combination of floral and citrus blended together to remind you of the sunny, ripe days of summer. A bright uplifting blend with a sharp citrus top note, a green floral heart note, and a deep floral base note. Essential oils of: Citrus aurantium (petitgrain), Lavendula angustifolia (lavender), Anthenis nobilis (chamomile roman), Citrus paradissi (grapefruit), Cedrus atlanticus (atlas cedar), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium)
Tea Tree (Ti-Tree) essential oil is distilled from the leaves and twigs of the tree. It is used often for its clean medicinal scent, and can be used in shampoos to help relieve itching. Blends well with cinnamon, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, and thyme.
Tranquility loosen the grip of stress with Tranquility, an essential oil blend with the power to combat anxiety and restore control. A deep, balsamic blend with a light citrus top note, a soft floral heart note, and a smooth resinous base note with sparks of the woods and amber. Essential oils of: Boswelia frareana (frankincense), Citrus aurantium var.Amara (petitgrain), Citrus aurantium var.Amara (neroli), Lavendula angustifolia (lavender), Cedrus atlanticus (atlas cedar), Lavendula angustifolia (lavender) absolute, Lavendula angustifolia (lavender), Salvia sclarea (clary sage)
Vanilla (Dark) Planifolia, the warm, sweet aroma of vanilla eases stress, brings on a feeling
of comfort, and puts a smile on your face. Vanilla soothes and is said to
promote healthy skin growth.
Vetiver is a deep scent heavy on masculine notes with a hint of muskiness. Earthy and herbal, Vetiver is an intense and unique scent that exudes energy.
White Lotus Rose - bergamot, mandarin, red, white lotus flower absolute, orange blossom, lavender flower, ylang ylang flower oil, lavender absolute oil, coriander co2 extract, geranium leaf oil, palmarosa leaf oil, rosewood bois de rose wood oil, rose flower absolute, cardamom seed oil, pepper, black berry oil, rose flower absolute, clary sage, rose flower oil, cinnamon leaf oil, vanilla co2 extract, vanilla absolute, bees wax absolute, rosemary, peru resin oil, bees honey absolute, ginger co2 extract, rock rose flower absolute, tolu resin oil
Ylang Ylang - Sweet, floral, heavy aroma. Ylang Ylang both relaxes and arouses; European therapists use it for sexual dysfunction. Blends well with bergamot, citronella, jasmine, lavender, lemon, rose, sandalwood, and verbena.