OIL GLOSSARY + BENEFITS

WILL products are made from 100% natural oils.  To optimize benefits, each formula is a blend of essential oils which may be mixed with carrier oils or other ingredients to improve the effectiveness and absorption of each oil. We invite you to look through our Oil Glossary to learn more about each essential oil and their benefits.
 

Essential Oil                          

Function and Properties

Sweet Basil

  • Oil benefits: clarifying, stimulating, uplifting, awakening, focusing, aids circulation, warming, anti-fungal/antibacterial

Bergamot

  • Oil benefits: relieves tension, relaxing, uplifting, great for depression and anxiety, great for oily skin          

Bitter Orange

  • Oil benefits: relaxing, uplifting, relieves tension, antibacterial, great digestive aid, great for oily skin

Black Pepper

  • Oil benefits: aids circulation, stimulating, anti-inflammatory, warming properties

Black Spruce

  • Oil benefits: warming, aids circulation, helps with adrenal fatigue, great for oily skin

Eucalyptus

  • Oil benefits: stimulating, great for clearing airways, antibacterial, refreshing, antiseptic properties

Fir

  • Oil benefits: stimulating, purifying, decongestant, invigorating

Frankincense

  • Oil benefits: relaxing, calming, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, can improve the look of aging skin

Galbanum

  • Oil benefits: aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, great for oily and mature skin

Geranium

  • Oil benefits: balancing, relaxing, astringent, sedative, antibacterial, great for aging and/or oily skin

German Chamomile

  • Oil benefits: anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, great for inflamed skin conditions and wounds

Grapefruit

  • Oil benefits: invigorating, relieves tension, decongestant, great at helping with mental fatigue

Lavender

  • Oil benefits: relaxing, antibacterial, antispasmodic, great for all skin types, antidepressant properties

Lemon

  • Oil benefits: astringent, uplifting, relieves tension, antibacterial, great for oily skin

Lemongrass

  • Oil benefits: calming, relaxing, tones muscles and slack tissue, aids circulation, balancing

Lime

  • Oil benefits: uplifting, relieves tension, antibacterial, antidepressant properties  

Nutmeg

  • Oil benefits: aphrodisiac, warming, aids circulation and indigestion

Palmarosa

  • Oil benefits: balancing, relaxing, tension relief, antidepressant properties, sedative, centering, great for aging and dry skin

Patchouli

  • Oil benefits: aphrodisiac, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, great for itchy skin and skin issues, moisturizing

Peppermint

  • Oil benefits: decongestant, great for muscular aches and pain, antispasmodic, cooling, stimulating, refreshing

Pine

  • Oil benefits: calming, purifying, decongestant, great for oily skin, respiratory and muscular issues                 

Rosemary

  • Oil benefits: stimulating, warming, great for respiratory and muscular issues, aids headache relief

Spearmint

  • Oil benefits: astringent, antispasmodic, great for clogged pores and respiratory issues

Sweet Marjoram

  • Oil benefits: sedative, antibacterial, great for respiratory and muscular issues, centering, stabilizing, can help relieve anxiety

Tea tree

  • Oil benefits: anti-fungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, great for respiratory issues and fungal/bacterial skin issues

Virginian Cedarwood

  • Oil benefits: uplifting, stimulating, aids circulation, great for oily skin, muscular and respiratory issues              
 

Carrier Oil

Functions and Properties

Apricot Kernel

  • Oil benefits: great for sensitive, inflamed, dry and/or mature skin, great damage repair abilities, skin nourishing and emollient qualities, softens and enhances elasticity of skin, high in vitamin E

Avocado

  • Oil benefits: helps maintain suppleness, flexibility and softness, thick and heavy oil, great for sensitive, dry and mature skin, great moisturizer and great for wrinkles, skin cell repair and regeneration, high in oleic acid, high in Vitamins A, B, D, E

Borage

  • Oil benefits: great for all skin types, anti-aging properties, great scar treatment, rich in GLA (omega 6 fatty acid that helps skin to retain moisture)

Camellia

  • Oil benefits: medium-light oil, easily absorbed, great for irritated, inflamed, broken, sensitive and dry skin, high in tannis and oleic acid

Coconut

  • Oil benefits: light velvety oil, great for all skin type especially damaged, sensitive, inflamed and mature skin, high in lauric acid that helps kill harmful bacteria

Grapeseed

  • Oil benefits: light oil that is slowly absorbed, great for oily skin due to its tannis (astringent) content, high in Vitamins E, C, D

Jojoba

  • Oil benefits: prevents trans-epidermal water loss, hydrating, light weight and versatile, improves skin elasticity and suppleness, promotes healthy, shiny hair

Meadowfoam

  • Oil benefits: thick, fatty, non-greasy oil that is easily absorbed, great for aging and dry skin, helps to heal bruises and reduce wrinkles

Olive

  • Oil benefits: helps maintain suppleness, flexibility and softness, high in oleic acid

Pumpkin Seed

  • Oil benefits: helps reduce redness and itching, anti-inflammatory, high in linoleic acid that helps to balance the skin, high source of vitamins and minerals especially zinc, copper and manganese, high in carotenoids (precursors to vitamin A)

Rice bran

  • Oil benefits: easily absorbed, great for all skin types especially dry, sensitive, baby, and mature skin, high source of oleic acid and linoleic acid, which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and aging skin, good source of Omega 6 and antioxidants

Rosehip

  • Oil benefits: light and easily absorbed, great for all skin types especially mature and sensitive skin, the only vegetable oil that naturally consists of tretinoin (a form of vitamin A) that helps to repair damaged skin and helps with skin regeneration, great anti-aging oil, high in Vitamins A & E and Omega 3 & 6

Shea Butter

  • Oil benefits: excellent moisturizing agent, locks in water to prevent trans-dermal moisture loss, great for sensitive, damaged, dry and cracked skin, anti-inflammatory, helps with stretchmarks and damaged skin, high in oleic acid and vitamin E

Sunflower

  • Oil benefits: light and versatile oil, easily absorbed, great for normal, oily and sensitive skin, rich in Vitamins E, A, D, Omega 3 & 6, calcium, zinc, potassium, iron and phosphorus

Sweet Almond

  • Oil benefits: very good emollient, great for dry skin, high in oleic acid, high in vitamins D & E
 

Others

Functions and Properties

Glycerine

  • Keeps skin hydrated and moisturized

Aloe Vera Juice

  • Great moisturizing agent, contains vitamin B complex, folic acid, vitamin C, carotene.

Floral Water

  • Moisturizing and fragrant, calming to the skin