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Essential Oils

Essential Oils (Aromatherapy Oils) are the highly concentrated, volatile, aromatic essences of plants. All the countries of the world provide essential oils, making aromatherapy a truly global therapy. New Directions Essential Oils are true, undiluted essences extracted directly from a variety of flowers, fruits, leaves, barks, roots, herbs and spices.

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Ajowan is an annual herbaceous, 30 -70 cm (1 -2 ft) in height, bearing feathery leaves and red flowers....Read More

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Anise is the fruit of the annual anise plant of the parsley family (Umbelliferae). It grows up to 60cm in height and is umbelliferous in appearance w...Read More

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The root and leaf of Ashwagandha contain the highest amount of Steroidal compounds which include the lactones Withaferin A, and carbon-27-glycowithano...Read More

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Basil is an annual herb which grows 20-50 cm (8-20 in) in height. It s appears in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves....Read More

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Basil is an annual herb which grows 20-50 cm (8-20 in) in height. It s appears in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves....Read More

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Benzoin tree is native to South East Asia and grows to 8 meters (20 feet) in height. Resin is extracted by making deep incisions in the tree. The resi...Read More

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The Bergamot tree grows up to four meters high. It has star-shaped flowers and smooth leaves, with citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange a...Read More

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The Betel Leaf plant is a twining vine part of the pepper family, whose leaves yield an aromatic essential oil. The cultivation of this creeper needs ...Read More

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Bacopa monniera, is a small, creeping herb with numerous branches, succulent, rooting at the nodes, with numerous prostrate branches, each 10-30 cm lo...Read More

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The birch tree is native to North America and grows up to 15-20 meters in height. It has slender branches, silver-white bark broken into scales and li...Read More

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This is an evergreen tree which can grow up to 20 meters high with dark green, glossy leaves and black berries....Read More

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Balsam of Tolu Myroxylon toluifera balsamum from Columbia in brittle form. All parts of this tree have an aromatic fragrance.The trunk is tall and...Read More

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Balsam of Peru trees thrive mainly along the Balsam Coast where El Salvador meets the PacificOcean, and is often planted as a shade tree on coffee pl...Read More

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Psoralea cordyfolia is commonly known as babchi, bakuchi, bavanchi, Bkchi. is belongs to Fabaceae family.Bakuci grows throughout India, especially in ...Read More

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This climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes...Read More

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Cajeput is a small tree with a tolerably erect but crooked trunk; a soft, thick, spongy, whitish, ash-colored bark; and scattered branches, with the s...Read More

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A perennial plant, Calamus Root grows to a height of 1m with a spread of 0.5m. The rhizome is horizontal, creeping, cylindrical, branched and up to 2m...Read More

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The camphor tree can grow up to 35 meters (100 feet) and camphor is found in every part of the tree. Camphor Essential Oil is extracted by steam from ...Read More

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A large evergreen shrub up to 13 feet high, with long dark needles and brownish-black berries about the size of hazelnuts. The essential oil is obtain...Read More

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Chaulmoogra oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant by the process of steam distillation. The plant belongs to the hydnocarpus family and has a t...Read More

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African civet lives in savannahs and forests of South and central Africa, while Indian civet lives in Nepal, Bangladesh and Vietnam. These animals pro...Read More

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Cananga is a tall tropical tree up to 20m high with large, tender, fragrant flowers, which can be pink, mauve or yellow. The yellow flowers are consid...Read More

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Caraway is a biennial herb that originated from Asia Minor but is now cultivated in Northern Europe, Africa and Russia. It grows up to 60cm (2 feet) a...Read More

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Chironji is an Indian medicinal plant. Its botanical name is Buchanania latifolia Roxb and belongs to Anarcardiacease family. Chironji is commonly kno...Read More

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A perennial, reed-like herb, cardamom grows wild and is cultivated in India and Sri Lanka. It grows up to 4 meters (13 feet) and has long, green silky...Read More

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Carrot is an annual or biennial plant with hairy leaves and umbels of white lacy flowers with purple centers....Read More

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Cassia is an evergreen tree growing to 7 m with a white aromatic bark and angular branches. The leaves are oblong-lancelate about 18 cm (7 in) long. ...Read More

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Himalayan Cedarwood is a tall, evergreen tree which grows up to 50 m in height. It is found on the hills of the Himalayas in north India, Pakistan and...Read More

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Celery is a biennial plant, 12-24 inches high, with a grooved, fleshy, erect stalk and skinny pennant leaves. The plant grows with a smooth stem and ...Read More

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Chamomile is a flowering plant in the daisy family. Native to Europe and Asia the chamomile plant can grow up to 90-125 cm high with very hairy leaves...Read More

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Roman Chamomile is a low growing perennial plant. The plant is grown in many parts of Europe. Leaves are finely divided with small white flowers....Read More

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The cinnamon tree is an evergreen tree native to China, India and Vietnam. It has shiny, leathery green leaves, and small, white flowers with purple b...Read More

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Citronella oil is extracted from a resilient grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approx...Read More

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The Eucalyptus tree is a tall evergreen that grows over 250 feet tall. The young trees have bluish-green leaves, while mature trees develop long, narr...Read More

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Clarysage is a short biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter in height (approximately 3 feet). It has large, hairy leaves with small bluis...Read More

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Clove Bud Essential Oil is derived from the Syzgium aromaticum tree. It is a slender evergreen that grows up to 12 meters in height (approximately 36 ...Read More

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Clove Leaf Essential Oil is derived from the Syzygium aromaticum plant. It is a slender evergreen that grows up to 12 meters in height (approximately ...Read More

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This annual or biennial plant is a native of Morocco and grows to about 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It has sparse, fine, feathery leaves and pinkish/w...Read More

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Native to the Java and Sumatra islands of Indonesia, Cubeb is often called as Java pepper and is also grown widely in India and Malaysia. Its taste i...Read More

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Originally from the Mediterranean area, Cumin is a small annual herb about 50cm ( 20 inches) high with deep green, narrow feathery leaves and tiny whi...Read More

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The curry tree is a small bush native to India that can be found growing almost everywhere in the Indian subcontinent excluding the higher levels of t...Read More

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Cypress has been used in medicinal healing and ritual since ancient times, especially as an incense for purification. Its tall elegance represented to...Read More

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Cypriol Essential Oil provides decongestive attributes and is used to treat problematic digestive problems. Cypriol comes from a plant called Indian P...Read More

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Davana is a small plant with the oil coming from the stems and leaves....Read More

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Dill is a member of the Umbelliferae (parsley) family. It grows to about three feet high with inflorescence of yellow flowers, appearing in the summe...Read More

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The Eucalyptus tree is beautiful; it is a tall evergreen that can grow up to 90 metres high (270 feet). The young trees have oval bluish-green leaves ...Read More

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Fennel is a perennial herb up to 2 meters high with feathery leaves and golden yellow flowers....Read More

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Fir Needle Siberian Essential Oil comes from the Pinus type tree which grows in wide areas of Russia....Read More

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The Frankincense tree is a scraggly but hardy tree which originates from Oman and the Middle East. By slashing the barks of the tree, a sticky, fragra...Read More

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Garlic is a bulb that grows 12-16 inches tall. Each bulb has somewhere around 5-15 cloves depending on the variety....Read More

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It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and ...Read More

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Ginger Grass is a perennial growing herbaceous plant with long slender stems and terminal flowering tops. The grass source of the essential oil and is...Read More

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Ginger is a perennial herb and grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome....Read More

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Gurjan oil is extracted through the steam distillation process from the wood of Gurjan plant. Its botanical name is Dipterocarpus Turbinatus Balsam. ...Read More

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Gultharia is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm (6 in) high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed b...Read More

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The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia. It is now grown and harvested in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The Grapefruit tree itsel...Read More

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Night-flowering Jasmine, Parijat or Harshiangar, scientifically known as Nyctanthes arbor-tristis is known as the Tree of sorrow and the word Nycta...Read More

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Found in the Mediterranean area, the Hyssop plant is about 60 cm (2 feet) high and very attractive to bees. It has a woody, hairy stem, small lance-s...Read More

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Asafoetida is a perennial plant native to Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan. It grows six feet (two meters) tall from a fleshy taproot, and bears compos...Read More

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The Helichrysum Italicum plant grows wild in Mediterranean regions. It can be found in regions with dry, high altitudes with a lot of sun exposure. He...Read More

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Jamarosa is a grass hybrid - Cymbopogon nardus var. confertiflorus x Cymbopogon jwarancusa....Read More

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This is a perfumery grade Jasmine Sambac absolute...Read More

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Jasmine Grandiflorum is a beautiful plant; its flowers bloom in the early dawn as opposed to Jasmine Sambac that blooms in the evening. Jasmine Grand...Read More

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Jasmine Sambac is a beautiful plant; its flowers bloom late in the evening unlike Jasmine Grandiflorum that blooms in the early dawn. Jasmine Sambac ...Read More

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The plant is small bushy shrubs or tree, 3-35 feet in height growing at an altitude ranging from 8800 to 15,400 feet in the Himalayan region . The ber...Read More

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The plant is small bushy shrubs or tree, 3-35 feet in height growing at an altitude ranging from 8800 to 15,400 feet in the Himalayan region . The ber...Read More

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Kalonji is a herbal/bush which grows to about 500mm high producing blue flowers and black seeds from which the oil is extracted. The seeds are triangu...Read More

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The Hydechium plant grows to up to 3 feet tall (1 Meter) with leaves 16 inches long by 4 inches wide. The flower spikes have individual flowers that a...Read More

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An evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers....Read More

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An evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers....Read More

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Lemon was originally a small thorny evergreen tree native to India. It is now common in Southern Europe, Florida and California....Read More

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Lavandin Grosso is an aromatic evergreen shrub that is much larger than true Lavender. The flowering heads are more compressed with a dull, gray blue ...Read More

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Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 metres in height. It is native to Asia, but is now cultivated mostly...Read More

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This is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, bitter fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a green fleshy...Read More

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The Mace tree may reach heights of about 65 feet (20 metres). They yield fruit eight years after sowing, reach their prime in 25 years, and bear fruit...Read More

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Marjoram Essential Oil is derived from the plant a bushy perennial growing up to 60cm in height with a hairy stem, dark green oval leaves and small ...Read More

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A member of the orange family, Mandarin trees are smaller than orange trees with small leaves and fruits....Read More

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Melissa Leaf, commonly known as lemon balm, comes from a sweet smelling, bushy herb that grows up to nearly three feet high with serrated leaves and ...Read More

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There are several species of the mentha arvensis perennial herb that can grow to 3 feet in height, spreading due to their underground 'runners'. Peppe...Read More

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The peppermint plant is a summer-growing perennial with upright square stems reaching a metre in height at maturity....Read More

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Myrtle Essential Oil comes from a small tree with many tough slender boughs. It has a brownish red bark with small pointed leaves. It produces flowers...Read More

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Litsea Cubeba is a small plant found in tropical areas. The leaves are typically a vibrant green with a pleasant, lemon like smell. It produces small...Read More

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The seeds of mustard contain 30-35 per cent of oil. Mustard seeds have to be crushed and macerated in warm water to release the oil through fermentati...Read More

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Myrrh is a reddish resin collected from the short thorny tree of the Commiphora myrrha plant. The trunk exudes a natural oleoresin that hardens into w...Read More

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It is extracted from the rhizomes of Curcuma zedoaria Rosc. by steam distillation process. Nar Kachur oil is extracted from the rhizomes of Zedoary pl...Read More

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Cyperus scariosus is more commonly known as cypriol. This plant largely grows in Madhya Pradesh, India and is called nagarmotha. The smell of cypriol ...Read More

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Neroli essential oil is derived from the blossoms of either the sweet orange tree or the bitter orange tree. Our variety comes from the Bitter Orange ...Read More

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Nutmeg Essential Oil is derived from the evergreen tree capable of growing 20 meters in height. It produces a fleshy red fruit. The exterior husk is d...Read More

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Niaouli Essential Oil comes from an evergreen tree with a flexible trunk, spongy bark, and pointed leaves with spikes of sessile flowers....Read More

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Sweet Orange is derived from an evergreen tree. It Is smaller than the bitter orange tree, and less hardy with fewer or no spines. The fruit itself ha...Read More

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The Bitter Orange tree is an evergreen that grows up to 30 feet high with glossy dark green leaves and fragrant white flowers. The essential oil is p...Read More

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Oregano is an upright perennial herb, growing to about thirty-two inches with a straight stem covered in hair. The leaves are dark green and oval in s...Read More

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Patchouli is a very fragrant herb with soft oval leaves and square stems. It grows from 2 to 3 feet in height and provides an unusual odor that is non...Read More

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Patchouli is a very fragrant herb with soft oval leaves and square stems. It grows from 2 to 3 feet in height and provides an unusual odor that is non...Read More

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This wild growing plant has long slender stems and terminal flowering tops. The grassy leaves from which the essential oil is derived is extremely fra...Read More

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The peppermint plant is a summer-growing perennial with upright square stems reaching a metre in height at maturity....Read More

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Petitgrain bigarde is native to Southeast Asia. The tree now grows throughout the Mediterranean and sub-tropic areas worldwide. The bitter orange tre...Read More

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Moringa oil is obtained by pressing the seeds of Moringa Oilefera Tree. It is a very stable oil which is highly nutritious for the skin. This oil is m...Read More

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Parsley is a short-lived perennial herb that can grow up to 70cm high. It has bright green foliage that is wrinkled in appearance and small greenish-y...Read More

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This evergreen tree is indigenous to the West Indies and South America and reaches about 10 meters in height (approximately 30 feet) and begins to pro...Read More

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This evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters (130 feet) and has a flat crown. The bark is a reddish-brown that is deeply fissured with needle-like gra...Read More

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The rose is one of the worlds best known flowers - stunning and exotic in both visual appearance and aroma....Read More

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Rosa centifolia (also known as the provence rose or cabbage rose) and Rosa damascena are the two main species of rose used in the production of rose e...Read More

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This rose is one of the worlds best known flowers - stunning and exotic in both visual appearance and aroma. It is a deciduous shrub growing to 2.2 m ...Read More

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his plant is a perennial hairy shrub growing up to 1 meter high. The leaves are covered with long, soft hairs of variable density and with pink flower...Read More

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An evergreen shrub with numerous branches; ash-colored scaly bark and leathery, thick leaves, which are lustrous and dark green above, and white under...Read More

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Rosewood is a small evergreen tree now controlled as an endangered species by the Government of Brazil. It has a reddish bark and heartwood....Read More

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Spearmint is a native of the Mediterranean area. A hardy perennial herb, Spearmint reaches about 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It has characteristic lan...Read More

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The root of the Sugandha bala plant mainly crop ups in short and small, different uneven pieces about 6 cm high and 7-11 cm in diameters manifest with...Read More

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Sugandha Kokila is obtained from the dried berries of Cinnamomum cecidodaphne by steam distillation....Read More

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Infused in a mixture of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Jojoba Oil. 20% dry herb/L of oil (i.e., 200 g herb per 1000 ml of oil)...Read More

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Tagetes is known in Africa as 'Khakibush'. It is now grown in France and North America. The Tagetes plant is essentially a weed with deeply divided, d...Read More

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The Tangerine tree was originally native to China, but is now grown predominantly in the United States and Sicily in Italy. The tree is also very simi...Read More

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The Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves. It is also domestically referred to as Ti-tree. It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in...Read More

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Thuja wood or Cedar Leaf Oil is made from the northern white cedar tree, a small-sized, averaging 12 m (40 ft) high, evergreen. The crown is conical, ...Read More

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Tarragon is a perennial herb that thrives near water. It has a woody stem that reaches to about 1 meter (3 feet) high. The leaves are silver-green an...Read More

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The Thyme plant is an evergreen perennial shrub that grows up to 45 cm (18 inches) in height. It has a woody root system, a multi-branched stem, small...Read More

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Tomar seed oil is indigenous to India and Nepal....Read More

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Tuberose is a tall, narrow perennial with long thin leaves and a tuberous root. The aromatic flowers are large and white....Read More

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Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers. It is a deep orange on the inside and has roots about 2 feet long....Read More

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Vetiver essential oil is derived from the complex white root system of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting....Read More

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This perennial herb grows up to 1.5 meters (5 feet) and has a whitish stem, silvery-green, divided leaves covered with silky, fine hairs, and pale yel...Read More

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Wintergreen is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm (6 in) high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed...Read More

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Yarrow is a perennial herb with a simple stem that can grow up to one meter (3 feet) in height. It has fern-like feathery leaves and bears numerous pi...Read More

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Ylang ylang oil is extracted from Cananga odorata, also known as flower of flowers. Ylang ylang is a tall tropical tree about 20meters (60 feet) high ...Read More

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Aniseed is the fruit of the annual anise plant of the parsley family (Umbelliferae). It grows up to 60cm in height and is umbelliferous in appearance...Read More