Visaya Spa & Pool
Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Visaya spa oils

Visaya carrier oils are made from a special combinations of high-quality jojoba (good for all skin types, penetrates easily and is rich in vitamin E), grape seed (non-greasy, good for all skin types), safflower (light texture, excellent penetration) and Vitamin E. To these carriers, we add our concentrated essential oils depending on your treatment. Body scrubs and wraps include tamarind, milk & honey, turmeric and ginger. Steam and herbal baths use all of the above plus pandan, basil and camphor.

African Blue Basil (O. kilimandscharicum xO. basilicum)

Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

Camphor (Ocimum basilicum L is basil)

Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia)

Antidepressant, immune stimulant, PMS, antitoxic, reduces scare tissue and affects of flu. Native to tropical Asia and cultivated in Italy and the Ivory Coast. Cool and refreshing soothes anger and frustration. Useful for grief as the uplifting nature of the oil makes one receptive to joy and love.

Black pepper (Piper Nigrum)

One of the oldest known spices alongside clove and cinnamon. Extensively cultivated in South east Asia.

Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica)

Reduces tension antispasmodic and sedative. Avoid during pregnancy. Native of the atlas mountains of morocco, but now grown widely. Most notably the Lebanon and parts of the far east. Useful for lack of confidence or fearfulness. Eliminates mental stagnation when in depressed state.

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globulus)

Reduces muscle aches and pains. Good for poor circulation. Non irritant and non-sensitising. Native of Australia where the aboriginal peoples, who call it "kino", have long used it to dress wounds. Oil has a deep grounding quality. Can help overheated emotions and may aid concentration. External Only.

Frankincense (Boswellia Thurifera)

Also known as Olubanum. Good for PMS, dry skin, nervous tension, colds and flu. A gum from a small tree or shrub mainly in the Middle East. Particularly Iran and the Lebanon. Useful for exhaustion and mental fatigue. An excellent aid to meditation as it deepens and naturally slows the breathing.

Ginger - (Zingiber Officinale)

Aches and pains coughs, colds sprains and strains. A tuberous root of a plant native to South Asia. Well known for millenia, ginger has been drunk as a tea to help upset stomachs. A warm and comforting oil, sharpening senses

Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi)

Antitoxic, reduces cellulite, muscle fatigue and improves digestion. Native of Tropical Asia and the West Indies. California is now the main producer of oil along with Florida in the USA and Brazil in South America.A euphoric oil will help with resentfulness, jealousy and envy.

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia/officinalis)

Colic, headache and antispasmodic. PMS, hypertensive, smoothes and tones skin. Non-irritant and non-sensitising. Native of Bulgaria, France and the United Kingdom. Lavender was used by the Romans to aid cleansing of wounds and aches and pains of an army always on the move.

Lemongrass

Anti oxidant, athletes foot, muscular aches and pains, indigestion, headaches and scabies. The genus has about 55 species, most of which are native to South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia.

Milk & Honey

Pandan Pandanus (Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb.)

Patchouli

Antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, sedative. This relaxing, fragrant herb, with soft egg-shaped leaves and square stems grows from 2 to 3 feet in height, giving out the peculiar, characteristic odour of patchouli when rubbed.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)

Aphrodisiac, PMS, Flu, improves concentration. Advised for epileptics and pregnancy. Native of the Mediterranean though cultivated widely around the world. The Moors used to plant rosemary in their orchards as an insect repellent. In the middles ages as a fumigant against evil spirits.

Sandalwood (Santalum Album)

Native of Mysore, India. It's use in construction of furniture brought Sandalwood near the point of extinction. Export of this wood is now illegal from India.

Tamarind

Turmeric

Ylang-Ylang (Cananga Odorata)

The "flower of flowers". Native of Madagascar and the Philippines but now cultivated in Java, Sumatra and the Comoros. A luxury oil, it's voluptuous nature is reassuring and builds confidence.

Aromatherapy

As aromatherapy is an essential part of all our treatment we offer a few pointers so you can select the ideal combination for your perfect personalized spa experience.

Our claming and relaxing Oil: Cedarwood, lavender, Rosemary, and the flowers' Ylang Ylang'.

Our uplifting and refreshing Oil: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lemongrass.

Visaya recommends the follow aromatherapy blends, but feel free to blend your own combination.

Bunning Oil only

Aphrodisiac, PMS, Flu, improves concentration. Advised for epileptics and pregnancy. Native of the Mediterranean though cultivated widely around the world. The Moors used to plant rosemary in their orchards as an insect repellent. In the middles ages as a fumigant against evil spirits.

Stress

Headache

Coughs

Fever

Muscular aches and pain

Jetlag

Pregnancy

High blood pressure

Digestive

Colds

Hang over

Bergamot , Cedarwood, Lavender, Ylang Ylang.

Lavender, Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Rosemary.

Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Sandelwood.

Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Lemongrass.

Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary.

Lavender, Rosemary.

Lavender, Sandalwood.

Lemon, Ylang Ylang, Rosemary.

Lemongrass, Lemon, Grapefruit.

Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lavender.

Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary.