Aromatics customers are a smart bunch!

Discovering a new (to you) essential oil is exciting! You might just fall in love with its uplifting aroma. And then you’ll want to make all kinds of blends with it! It feels like making a new friend.

But how do you get to that moment? If you already have a few go-to essential oils (and other products) you love and know how to use, it can be hard to branch out and try new things.

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That’s why we’re excited to share our customers’ top 10 fan favorite products!

We recently sent a survey asking our community about their #1 must-have Aromatics products. They responded in droves! Here are their top 10 favorites, and the reasons why they consider these products the best of the best.

Check out the list and find some new favorite products of your own!

1. Lavender Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender essential oil was the #1 favorite product by a landslide! Distilled from vibrant purple blossoms, lavender essential oil has a wide range of uses for health, body products, emotional balance, and natural cleaning. Most people consider it a must-have essential oil. Plus its sweet, floral aroma is almost universally beloved!

Lavender essential oil is considered the best essential oil for relaxation and stress, but it also rivals other popular essential oils in skin care.

“Lavender is such a versatile and remarkable essential oil. I use it for skin care on a daily basis. It is especially good for burns to take the heat out. It is calming and helps me get ready to sleep. I love this oil!”

2. Trauma Oil

Trauma Oil is our blend of three comforting herbs: calendula, arnica, and St. John’s wort. We harvest these wild and organically grown flowers by hand, and infuse them in extra virgin, organic olive oil. The result is a super-soothing herbally infused oil!

Trauma Oil shines when it’s used for sore muscles and joints.

“By far the BEST! Working 12+ hours/day in the lab and medical field takes its toll on our bodies and trauma oil has saved us multiple times since the pandemic! I love this so much that I have made roller bottles for my coworkers as well. They're amazed at how quickly the oil works.”

3. Frankincense Oil (Boswellia carterii)

Distilled from the precious resin of frankincense trees in Somaliland, this USDA certified organic essential oil has a fresh, balsamic aroma that’s entirely unique. Frankincense essential oil is versatile! It soothes the body and helps you tap into inner peace. And it’s especially good at rejuvenating skin.

Some of frankincense’s most popular uses are for a smooth, youthful complexion, and repairing damaged skin.

“I use it with marula oil and two other carriers (argan and baobab) every morning and evening and my skin looks great. I am 48 and look 30.”

4. Lavender Artisan Hydrosol (Lavandula angustifolia)

The Aromatics team grows, hand-harvests, and distills certified organic lavender right here in the mountains of Montana. The water in the still infuses with the lavender’s properties, forming a rich, honey-scented lavender hydrosol that’s truly a work of art!

Lavender hydrosol is versatile! It’s especially beautiful for skin care and stress relief.

“It has so many uses! The scent alone, with the touch of honey, makes it divine. Diaper rash, sunburn, eczema, skin issues in general. I spritz it just to smell the wonderful scent sometimes or wear it as a light scent on my skin.”

5. Frankincense Hydrosol (Boswellia carterii)

Dry, balsamic, and resinous, this delicate hydrosol cultivates both inner and outer beauty. It’s relaxing aroma inspires serenity. And misting it onto your face helps tone skin, quiet redness, and create a radiant glow.

Use frankincense hydrosol daily for a clear, healthy complexion.

“It has helped me with my skin care routine and assists with healing imperfections on my face.”

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6. Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis)

Jojoba oil is not only one of our customers’ top picks—it’s also #1 among our founders! Jojoba has a smooth, luxurious texture, and a subtle aroma that doesn’t overshadow even the best essential oils. Plus, jojoba is chemically similar to the natural oil produced by human skin, making it an excellent moisturizer and carrier oil.

Jojoba is moisturizing and skin soothing when used alone, in blends, and as a base for essential oils.

“I love it because it absorbs beautifully, doesn’t feel greasy, and works for all blending applications. Simply the best carrier I have used!”

7. Peppermint Oil (Mentha × piperita)

It’s no surprise that peppermint essential oil made the list of fan faves! Its fresh, minty scent sharpens the senses, helping you feel alert and full of positive energy. Peppermint oil also helps support breathing during cold season.

Use organic peppermint essential oil when you feel sluggish and tired. It’ll perk you right up!

“I use it in diffusers for its overall refreshing and mental stimulating properties… and to improve breathing during times of congestion… and the added benefit of the antimicrobial properties sweetens the deal even more.”

8. Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe barbadensis)

Our light, silky aloe vera gel brings a wow-factor to your natural skin care! It absorbs quickly, offering 100% intact polysaccharides to help repair damaged skin. Aloe vera is a water-based carrier, and works as a base for essential oils with the addition of Solubol dispersant.

Aloe vera gel soothes irritated skin, helps repair daily damage, and calms breakouts.

“I really appreciate that this aloe is organic and preserved as naturally as possible. It is a lovely light carrier, and its liquid-gel consistency spreads easily and works really well in a pump bottle. I use it daily as a gentle face wash for sensitive skin.”

9. Black Spruce Oil (Picea mariana)

One of our most popular conifer essential oils, black spruce essential oil, is distilled from the needles of evergreen trees in Canada and Alaska. It has a deep, foresty aroma that inspires feelings of security, and it can clear your head during cold season.

Keep black spruce essential oil close to support your breathing and calm an overactive, worried mind.

“Deep rich aroma. Smells so fresh and open and clean like the North Woods. I use it either in a diffuser or applied topically in a blend. It helps! It is also comforting and makes me feel safe.”
-Elizabeth Rose

10. Orange Sweet Oil (Citrus sinensis)

This sparkly citrus essential oil is distilled from the rinds of bright fruits in sunny Spanish orchards. Its familiar, sweet scent can bring a smile to your face, lifting your mood when you feel down. And it’s great for calming an unsettled stomach!

Just a few drops of sweet orange essential oil can spark your positive energy (and even protect immune health).

“I simply love it for a few reasons. It smells great, it’s a great pick me up when I’m feeling a bit sluggish and mixes well with carrier oils! I use it in my spa to give it a great uplifting atmosphere!”

Grab these essentials

Lavender Oil
From $7.00

632 reviews
Trauma Oil
From $18.00

565 reviews
Frankincense Oil
From $18.00

424 reviews
Lavender Artisan Hydrosol

300 reviews
Frankincense Hydrosol

325 reviews
Jojoba Oil
From $18.00

319 reviews
Peppermint Oil
From $6.00

260 reviews
Aloe Vera Gel
From $9.00

377 reviews
Black Spruce Oil
From $12.00

154 reviews

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March 06, 2022 — Karen Williams