If you’re an Essential Oil lover (like us!) then you already know about the incredible emotional and physical benefits they can provide. We know that as our lives get busier, it’s important to take time out to look after our mind and bodies, and that one of the best ways to do that is through the power of our natural environment.
Essential Oils, with their exquisite aromas and healing properties, have been a part of traditional therapeutic practices for thousands of years. There are so many amazing essential oil brands out there that you haven’t even heard of yet… and we want to celebrate them all! At Oil in Kind, we sort out the jargon, outdated conventions, hidden agendas, questionable practice and substandard quality in order to assist you in discovering the best oils to suit your curious desires. We think every essential oil experience should leave you nothing short of wanting more. The team at Oil in Kind have put together an exclusive list of top shelf essential oil brands from around the world, that we know your body and mind will love.
OUR TOP PICKS
The Nature of Things
Not only do these guys create an incredible harmony between traditional knowledge and modern science, they create a literal piece of art with every product. You don’t want to hide these bottles in the cupboard, they are way too aesthetically delightful. You will be given all the tools you need to experience the amazing properties of essential oils and have access to carefully created recipes for massage oils, perfumes and scrubs for those who want to take their EO love even further!
Our Fav Product: Atlas Cedar Essential Oil 12mL
Renowned for it’s use in hair care, beard care and to soothe congestion, Atlas Cedar is a staple in our collection. One whiff and we fell in love with essential oils all over again! Sourced from the cedars growing in the Atlas mountains of Morocco, it is harvested from the wood of the tree and has a rich, woody, aroma with a slightly sweet and balsamic undertone. Perfectly intense and indulgent! Shop it here
Just by dispensing a tiny drop from an Alkimista bottle, you get a sense of the thoughtfulness, love and craft that these essential oils have been created with. The goddesses behind Alkimista have combined quality essential oils with intentional energy to help us reconnect with spirituality through modern day rituals. The minimalist transparent packaging design encompasses their philosophy of purposeful simplicity and we just can’t get enough! Oh yeah and they're certified organic too!
Our Fav Product: The 4 Elements Kit
Yes we are cheating with this one because it’s 4 products- but we just can’t break this kit up! The kit includes four single note essential oils – each representing an element which has been selected for the intention energy it exudes. Awareness (Ylang Ylang) is selected as a symbol of the earth to promote a sense of grounding. Purpose (Sweet Orange) is selected as a symbol of fire to promote happiness. Faith (Bergamot) is selected as a symbol of air to promote love and self-compassion. Peace (Lavender) is selected as a symbol of water to promote peaceful emotion and gentleness. We recommended pairing this kit up with your morning meditation – select your intention and ommmmmmm you go.Shop it here
With over 30 year’s of knowledge and history in sourcing high quality essential oils Springfield’s have withheld a superb reputation in delivering an unwavering standard of high quality pure essential oils, blends, carrier oils and skin care.
Our Fav Product: Carrot Seed Essential Oil 11mL
Did you know that this stuff is one of the oldest beauty secrets in the book? With the aim of revitalising stressed out skin, and defending against our enemy- wrinkles, this seed oil is often replaced by cheap and nasty chemicals in our everyday beauty products. Now, you’re not just rubbing a good old carrot from the corner store on your face… it actually is derived from a plant that is a relative of the carrot, and has many similarities in freshness and fragrance! Buy it here
Like many Essential Oil brands on this list, these guys are another passionate bunch. They don’t just want to push endless amounts of oils off the shelves. “The more you give, the more you receive” is the mantra they like to focus on, and we think you can’t go wrong with that. Their beautiful oils and natural skincare aim to connect you with the natural environment, of which we are so lucky to be able to share.
Our Fav Product: Energy and Vitality Synergy Blend 10mL
If you’re anything like us, you’ll know the 3pm struggle all too well! This revitalising blend is an absolute lifesaver when you’re in need of an afternoon pick-me-up! With a combination of Rosemary Spanish, Basil, Lemon, Lime and Black Pepper it’s sure to re-enegise your mind and body to get you through the day.
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As the self-proclaimed pioneers of modern day aromatherapy in Australia, In Essence is a well respected Brand among experts in the industry. They are well known for leading the way with innovative new blends and packaging designs. With a comprehensive list of single note oils and blends, In Essence is best known for it’s range of therapeutic pure essential oil blends. We like to think of it as your go-to medicine cabinet.
Our Fav Product: ie: Breathe Blend 25mL
Every family needs to immediately add this one in their collection. It’s a refreshing blend of Mint, Eucalyptus and Pine essential oils traditionally used in aromatherapy to relieve congestion, headache and sinusitis. It’s one of the oldest blends in their range and we just can’t imagine getting through the cold and flu season without it! Shop it here
Tilley Aroma Natural
Tilley is an iconic Australian Brand that has been around for 150 years! With a heritage in soap and perfumery, they are absolute experts when it comes to sourcing high quality ingredients, especially essential oils. Their Australian heritage shines through their range of Australian Native essential oils.
Our Fav Product: Australian Kunzea Essential Oil 15mL
There’s something magnificently tranquil about the Australian outback and Tilley’s Australian Kunzea captures it in a bottle. The calming benefits of Kunzea oil have been used medicinally by native cultures for centuries. Its crisp, eucalyptus-like aroma is known to assist with emotional cleansing, breathing conditions and elevate mood. You just can’t argue with that!
Eco Modern Essentials
Dedicated to health and wellbeing, the Eco Modern Essentials range has been designed with the modern woman in mind: simple and effective essential oils blends made from high quality ingredients. We love how their passion for healthy, natural and active living shines through everything they do!
Our Fav Product: Frankincense Essential Oil 10mL
If you don’t have this in your life, you need it. Now. The daily grind can really get us all down, and this is the little pick me up that your body needs. This oil comes deep from within the resin of the tree and can help you alleviate many things such as anxiety, nervous tension and stress. And that’s only naming a few benefits. When your battery is low and you need a physical and emotional recharge, ‘Frankie’ is sure to become your new best friend. Shop it here.
The team at Genki deeply consider every step of the process in bringing you a precious bottle of their pure essential oil. All their ingredients are sourced from reputable and ethical certified suppliers, their products are bottled in Miron glass and are accredited by Choose Cruelty Free Limited. But the best yet- their organic oils are placed within a giant one-meter tall amethyst cave for 24 hours when they arrive! Then they blend them within their crystal adorned lab. We’re definitely vibing their energy.
Our Fav Product: Be Serene Blend 10mL
With an ingredient line up of Certified Organic Palmarosa, Rose Geranium oil, Patchouli, Neroli and Rose Otto, it’s no wonder this one is their best seller! Inhaling the sweet floral scent you’ll feel your mind let go of the chatter and your body release the tension it’s been holding all day. We love adding a drop of Be Serene Essential Oil Blend to the shower base as part of our bed time ritual.
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If you happen to reside in Melbourne or Sydney make sure you take yourself into the Perfect Potion store. What a delight it is. With recycled timber and sustainable and natural materials surrounding you, it’s like you’re in your own sweet-smelling sanctuary. On top of using plant-based ingredients from all sustainable sources, Perfect Potions use as many raw ingredients as possible in order to support indigenous communities.
Our Fav Product: Helichrysum Absolut Essential Oil 5mL
Its sweet, it’s rich and it’s fruity. Think of your favourite cup of herbal tea with a dash of honey. A wonderful product to assist with reducing all types of inflammation within a tired, achy body, and steam distilled to pure perfection.
Oil Garden began its Essential Oil journey on a little plantation in Byron Bay, Australia, and has since grown and inspired essential oil lovers for over 30 years. These oils are carefully crafted by industry experts in order to provide an incredible range of 100% pure and uncompromised range of oils. What we love even more is that they have created a range of precious, safe-to use blends for babies!
Our Fav Product: Baby Sleep Assist 12mL
If you have a precious little bundle of joy you’ll know all too well the importance of getting them into a sleep routine. This oil blend has been designed to help with just that! A gentle and calming blend of Sweet Orange, Mandarin, lavender, and Roman chamomile which has been traditionally used in aromatherapy to soothe sleeplessness, irritability and colic in babies. Thank you Oil Garden- you’ll be transforming many night time routines across the country with this one! Shop it here.
So, your Essential Oil stockpile is running low and it’s time to order your next batch through your sister in law’s, aunties, cousin? Right? Wrong…
All of these high quality, ethical and cruelty free brands can be bought straight from the shelf or right here on Oil in Kind. No middle man required.
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