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Fragonia Essential Oil - Agonis Fragrans

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A pleasant, fresh, cineolic aroma with a hint of a citrus note (which becomes more pronounced after a few minutes), mixed with a slight spicy cinnamon tonality and sweet balsamic undertones. The first essential oil ever to be trademarked.

A colourless to pale yellow, volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from the fresh leaves and twigs of the Agonis Fragrans tree.

Please note that we have extremely limited quantities of Fragonia in stock due to supplier issues. This wonderful essential oil is supplied from just one company in Australia and local forest fires at the start of 2016 burned almost the entire plantation. Some of the rootstock is already growing back and in 2017 the company were able to plant seed that they had stored, but the first harvest isn't due until 2019.
 

Inci:

Agonis fragrans Branch/Leaf Oil

According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Fragonia Essential Oil are:

 

Masking

 

To view more information, visit the Cosing Database here.
 

Skin Care

Soothes chapped, red skin so add to gardeners hand creams and lotions.

 

A strong antimicrobial action makes it suitable for lotions and gels for after waxing.

 

Can be used neat as a spot treatment for teenage or hormonal skin.

 

A great choice for massage blends as it releases tension and is analgesic to muscle and joint aches and pains. For the same reasons, it would be great in a sports body wash.

 

As an effective anti fungal, it is an obvious choice for foot creams, lotions and gels.

 

As a powerful anti inflammatory, it is an obvious addition to acne prone skin products.

 

Also excellent for adding to sports creams and gels to alleviate muscular aches and pains.

 

Hair Care

Use in shampoos for a feeling of freshness and vitality when washing your hair.

 

Other

Use in a nebuliser or oil burner to encourage deep relaxation before sleep.

 

It's also a wonderful, natural, fresh-smelling disinfectant to use around the home for cleaning bathroom and kitchen surfaces such as sinks, baths, counter tops, tiles or floors.

Lovely when added to the final rinse compartment of the washing machine to freshen bedding.

 

Suggested Blends

Mix with Plai for post exercise creams, lotions and gels to soothe aching muscles and joints.

 

Combine with Frangipani for an exotic shampoo.

 

Blend with Roman Chamomile and Blood Orange to ensure a good night's rest and sleep.

 

Add to Spearmint in a shampoo for a morning “zing”!

 

Cautions/Contraindications

None.

 

Traditional Aromatherapy Uses

Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists as an effective anti fungal in people with suppressed immune systems.

 

It helps with digestive disorders including candida.

 

It is a relatively recent addition to the aromatherapy world but as such, it has had a huge amount of research done on it. New Zealand homoeopaths “proved” the effects of the oil and brought to attention its ability to release long held blockages and emotions in the body and mind. These appear to be released gently in the dream state.

 

An extremely balanced oil that has a near perfect 1:1:1 ratio of oxides, monoterpenes, and monoterpenols which so far seems to be unique in aromatherapy. This ratio also appears as a fractal or golden section.

 

Ongoing research is showing promising results for problems around the female reproductive system and has been used to help menstrual pain, depression, fatigue, insomnia and  breast tenderness.

 

Fragonia seems to work well with jet lag by regulating the pineal gland.

 

A great choice for all respiratory disorders as well as sinus problems and throat infections especially when used in steam inhalations as an expectorant.

 

It is considered to be a good tonic for the immune system.

 

Use with Eucalyptus Smithii to boost and support immune function.

     

Historical Information

There are several varieties of the Agonis plant but only one has the unique chemical profile that makes Fragonia so special. Large plantings were undertaken and in 2001, one company named the resulting distillation of the oil as Fragonia. Previously, it had only been identified as an aromatic shrub native to Western Australia. The foliage of the tree was used to florists to bulk out bouquets of flowers.

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