The history of freesia is reported to go back 200 years to South-Africa where all species were discovered. It received its name from Dr. Christian P. Ecklon who named it after his friend a German botanist, Friedrich H. T. Freese. Freesias are native to the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Benefits of Freesia Essence Oil
Freesia perfume oils have a sweet floral, somewhat strong aroma. This essence oil has a light yellow color and a semi-thick consistency. It’s therapeutic healing properties include: refreshing, enhances alertness and strengthens the memory. Inhaling this fragrance throughout the day kindles one’s love of beauty with a sense of appreciation of the simple things in Life..
Use of Freesia Essence Oil
Freshen up the Household – Add a few drops of Freesia Essence Oil on a tissue for placement in drawers and closets. Place a few drops of oil inside the trash can, laundry wash, drain, dryer sheet, potpourri, or vacuum bag filter.
Diffusing – One of the best ways to infuse the healing aromas into the atmosphere is through diffusion. It can be as simple as adding a few drops of oil on an upright light bulb, on a light bulb ring or in a lit candle. Other methods include using a plug-in car or room diffuser. One of the more common methods is using an aromatherapy oil disffuser and pendant diffuser.
Massage – Create a massage oil scent simply add a few drops oil to 1 ounce carrier oil such as Grapeseed oil or Sweet Almond oil base. Keep away from eyes and genital areas.
Bath – Add a few drops of oil to running warm bath water and mix well before getting into the tub. Experience a wonderfully scented bath soak.
Product Scenting – Create scented products by adding oils to un-scented base products such as shampoo, liquid soap base, body lotion base, room spray base, moisturizing body gel base.