Bowls and Leaves
 
Almond (Sweet)

Almond (Sweet)

Amygdalus communis
Oil of the nut
 
Sweet Almond is an excellent all purpose emollient. An external carrier oil, for balms, creams and lotions.
Aniseed

Aniseed

Pimpinella anisum
Oil of the seed
 
Useful when treating lung and intestinal extension (bloating) concerns, stiff muscles, joint mobility issues, bronchial and digestive issues.
Avocado

Avocado

Persea americana
Oil of the fruit
 
This nutritional and 'buttery' carrier oil's green hue and anti-ultra violet light properties help provide skin protection from the sun.
Bay Laurel

Bay Laurel

Laurus nobilus
Oil of the leaf
 
Scalp and hair tonic oil. Aids bowel regularity internally.
Cajeput (Cajuput)

Cajeput (Cajuput)

Melaleuca cajeputi
Oil of the leaf
 
Cajeput is calming to the digestive system, soothes colic, digestive upsets and queasiness.

Camphor Laurel

Cinnamomum camphora (also known as Laurus camphora)
Oil of leaves and wood
 
A lung sedative used in chest congestion. Camphor Laurel is useful in the treatment of ills and chills and respiratory tract issues.

Cedarwood

Cedrus deodara
Aromatic oil of the wood
 
Cedarwood relieves itching. Its astringent action is suitable for acne, oily skin, as well as for hair and dandruff. It helps preserve the lungs and has a pronounced effect on mucus membranes.

Cinnamon

Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Oil of the Bark and leaf
 
Cinnamon is useful for respiratory tract health, weakness of digestion, and joint mobility issues.

Citronella

Cymbopogon nardus (also known as Andropogon nardus)
Oil of the leaves and stem
 
Citronella's most useful quality is as an insect repellent, and has anti-flea properties for treating cats and dogs.

Clary Sage

Salvia sclarea
Oil of the flowers
 
Clary sage calms the nervous system - stress, worry, deep-seated tension and support for sleep. It is a general tonic for the womb and female functions and temperature balance.

Clove Bud

Eugenia caryophyllata
Oil of the buds
 
Clove Bud is useful for acne, bruises, burns and cuts and is antiseptic.

Coriander

Coriandrum sativum
Oil of the seed
 
Coriander is useful for refreshing and uplifting the mind, and helps against mental fatigue, tension and nervous weakness. It has a warming effect on the stomach, relieves wind and cramps, and revitalises the glandular system.

D'Limonene

Extracted from citrus species
Distilled oil from orange rind
 
This is a powerful blood (cleansing) tonic oil that supports cardiovascular health. Made from oil of orange, it is one of the most common terpine oils found in nature.

Eucalyptol

Eucalyptus globules
Ether of Eucalyptus oil
 
With more powerful properties than Eucalyptus oil, Eucalyptol is a powerful oxygen-rich (ozone), cell purifying, antiseptic healing oil that has lung-healing attributes.

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus globules
Oil from the Eucalyptus leaf
 
Eucalyptus has a cooling and deodorizing effect on the body, helping with temperature balance. It is beneficial to the respiratory tract, eases mucus, and clears stuffy heads.

Eugenol

Eugenia aromaticum
The ether of Clove oil
 
An effective vermicide, Eugenol helps to repel fleas and lice. Eugenol has more powerful germicidal properties than the oil of clove alone. It has potent anaesthetic and soothing properties and is an excellent blood cleanser. This is the same clove-tasting ingredient that dentists use in cavity treatment.

Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare
Oil of the seed
 
This remedy works to relieve digestive concerns such as flatulence, sluggish bowels and queasiness.

Frankincense

Boswellia sacra
Oil from the resin of the tree
 
Frankincense calms the mind and slows down and deepens breathing. A general tonic to the male genito-urinary organs.

Geranium

Geranium maculatum
Oil of the flower and leaf
 
An aromatic oil, geranium is useful for treating skin conditions such as acne, bruises, burns, cuts, and dry skin conditions.

Ginger

Zingiber officinale
Oil from the rhizome
 
Warming and stimulating. Ginger helps to encourage peripheral circulations. It is helpful for muscles and joints and is nutritious and digestion-improving. Ginger is also useful for ills and chills,, congestion, colic and temperature balance. Ginger is used in Harker Herbal tonics as a warming blood stimulant and to help, along with cayenne, to increase the potency of all other herbs.

Jasmine

Jasminum officinale
Oil from the flowers
 
A valuable aromatic oil, jasmine helps to uplift the spirit and produces a feeling of confidence, optimism and often happiness. Its aroma is revitalising and soothing to the nerves and can be beneficial in cases of low mood. One of the most expensive pure flower oils today.

Jojoba

Simmondsia chinensis
Oil from the seed
 
Long used topically, Jojoba is well known for its properties to promote healthy skin and for healing of sores and wounds. It contains many important nutrients such as vitamin E and B. It's also rich in organic iodine, which is essential to the thyroid gland and functions and to the health of the body.

Juniper

Juniperus communis
Oil from the needles
 
Nerve calming, juniper relieves worry, nervous tension and mental exhaustion. It is helpful to the respiratory and male genito-urinary system.

Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia (also known as Lavandula. officinalis, spica and vera)
Oil from the flowers
 
An essential oil, lavender is useful for sunburn, wounds, irritated skin, lice, insect bites, stings, and also acts as an insect repellent.

Lemon

Citrus limonum
Oil from the lemon rind
 
Oxygen-rich, lemon is highly beneficial to the circulatory system, supports blood flow and normal blood pressure, and helps with nose bleeds.

Lime

Citrus aurantifolia (also known as Citrus medica var. acida and C. latifolia)
Oil from the lime rind
 
Useful to support temperature balance associated with ills and chills, lime supports throat health, the immune system and bronchial and sinus health.

Mace

Myristica fragrans
Oil from the outer coating of the nutmeg.
 
Recognized for its properties in helping a weak stomach and to promote digestion, Mace is a stimulant (increases energy/activity in the body), a carminative (prevents/expels gas) and is a useful stomach tonic.

Mandarin

Citrus reticulata (also known as Citrus nobilus, madurensis, unshiu, deliciosa)
Oil from the mandarin rind
 
Mandarin is useful for relieving stress and for treating digestive problems. Its main use is for supporting circulation to the skin, fluid balance and for flavoring.

Manuka

Leptospermum scoparium
Oil from the leaf and berry
 
Manuka has antiseptic properties. It is calming, and soothing and healing to many skin complaints, especially useful for sensitive skin, itching, acne and for treating wounds.

Melissa (Lemon balm)

Melissa Officinalis
Oil from the leaf
 
Lemon balm (Melissa) is used for its antiseptic qualities and fresh fragrance.

Menthol Oil

Mentha piperita
Menthol is derived from Peppermint oil.
 
Used for its cooling, refreshing affect.

Mustard (white)

Brassica alba
Oil from the seeds
 
Mustard supports normal blood flow making it excellent for topical applications, and reducing bruising.

Neroli

Citrus aurantium sevelle
Oil from the orange blossom
 
An aromatic oil - used topically, Neroli helps to regenerate skin cells and prevent scar tissue. It promotes smoother skin, fights stretch marks and helps to reduce the appearance of broken capillaries.

Olive (pure virgin

Olea europaea
Oil from the berries
 
Pure virgin, cold-pressed Olive oil is chosen for its ability to improve skin texture.

Orange

Citrus aurantium
Oil from the orange rind
 
The properties of orange promote feelings of warmth to the mind, acts as a good relaxant and supports sleeping, especially with children. It is useful in treating ills and chills and in the elimination of toxins. Orange helps to balance water retention and manage weight. A lymphatic stimulant, orange balances water processes, detoxifies, boosts the immune system and helps general well-being.

Patchouli

Pogostemon cablin (also known as Pogostemon patchouli)
Oil of the resinous gum
 
Used to supports the body's defences, it supports fluid balance, bowel regularity, cellulite reduction and weight management. Topically, it is a tissue regenerator, assisting the stimulation and growth of new skin cells. A wound healer, it promotes quicker healing and helps to prevent scarring.

Pennyroyal Oil

Mentha Pulegium
Oil of flower & leaf
 
Flea Repellant,

Peppermint

Mentha × piperita
Oil from the whole plant (above ground) just before flowering
 
Peppermint is helpful for general respiratory health. Beneficial to a range of digestive system concerns, Peppermint stimulates bile secretion of the gall bladder. It is used in Harker Herbal products for a variety of skin complaints and muscle/skeletal issues.

Pine

Pinus sylvestris
Oil from the Pine needles
 
An oxygen-rich oil, pine provides warming properties that stimulate circulation and support point mobility. Pine is used in Harker Herbal products for respiratory health.

Pine (Commercial)

Pinus radiata
Oil from the Pine needles
 
The oil from Pinus radiata used externally repels lice and is a rubefacient.

Pine (Siberian)

Pinus siberices
Oil from the Pine needles
 
When used externally, the oil from Pinus siberices repels lice and is a rubefacient. Internally, it is anti-phlegmatic and oxygen-rich.

Rose (Damask)

Rosa damascena
Oil of the flower petals and leaves
 
Rose oil is used in 929 Heart Health because of its support for blood circulation and heart health.

Rose-geranium

Pelargonium graveolens
Oil of the flower petals
 
An aromatic oil Rose geranium oil helps to balance the secretion of sebum and clears sluggish and oily skins, while the antiseptic and cicatrisant properties make this oil an effective aid to help with burns, wounds, ulcers and other skin problems. Rose-Geranium is soothing, oxygen-rich, and healing to skin tissues.

Rosehip

Rosa canina
Oil of the rosehip (seed)
 
Rich in Vitamin C, Rosehip is a nutritional healing oil that's essential in the formation and synthesis of collagen in the skin to help with premature aging.

Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis
Oil of the flower and leaf
 
Rosemary helps strengthen the nerves, the brain functions, and stimulates the circulatory system. It is carminative (prevents/expels gas) and relaxant for muscles. Rosemary is antiseptic and germicidal.

Sage

Salvia officinalis
Oil of the leaf and flower
 
A calming agent, sage is used to support the health of the mouth and throat. Its oils are also soothing to the mucous membranes, especially of the female genito organs.

Sassafras

Sassafras albidum
Oil of dried root bark and pith
 
Sassafras is used to support normal blood pressure, joint mobility, menstrual and kidney health, and for skin complaints and a blood purifier.

Sesame

Sesamum indicum
Oil of the seeds
 
A good source of skin cell vitamins and minerals, sesame oil is an effective anti-bacterial agent, with anti-violet ray properties.

Spearmint

Mentha spicata (also known as Mentha viridis)
Oil of the flowering tips
 
Helpful when treating digestive problems such as flatulence, sluggish bowels, queasiness, hiccup relief and relaxing stomach muscles. Spearmint is used for nervous strain, fatigue, and lung and sinus health.

Tea Tree

Melaleuca alternifolia
Oil from the leaf
 
Tea tree has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties that speed up healing.

Thymol

Oil from Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme)
A crystalline compound extracted from thyme oil.
 
Steam extracted from thyme oil, thymol is used for its vermicidal properties.

Turpentine (natural)

Pinus larix (tree resin)
Oil from the tree resin
 
Turpentine is a natural resinous oil used internally for bronchial and digestive health. Externally applied is helpful in severe bruising. Antitusive used in formula 1025 Bruise Cream.

Vanilla Oil

Vanilla planifolia
Oil of the bean
 
Flavouring from Vanillin compound

Wintergreen

Gaultheria procumbens
Oil of the berry
 
Wintergreen is used in Harker Herbal products for muscle stiffness and to help breathing when under stress.

Ylang Ylang

Cananga odorata
Oil of the flower
 
Ylang-ylang oil was especially chosen by the Herbalist for its properties that benefit both over-dry as well as overly-oily skin by balancing the secretion of sebum, and because it has a stimulating effect on the scalp which promotes more luxurious hair growth.
 


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