For more information about how to blend essential oils for aromatic and therapeutic applications and for an explaination of top, base and middle notes, please .
Essential Oil Blending Basics. Floral. i.e. Lavender, Neroli, Jasmine. Woodsy. (i.e. Pine, Cedar) Earthy. (i.e. Oakmoss, Vetiver, Patchouli) Herbaceous. (i.e. Marjoram, Rosemary, Basil) Minty. (i.e. Peppermint, Spearmint) Medicinal/Camphorous. (i.e. Eucalyptus, Cajuput, Tea Tree) Spicy. (i.e. Nutmeg, Clove, Cinnamon).
The perfumery note of an oil refers to the rate at which the oil evaporates. Top notes evaporate more quickly and base notes more slowly. As a result, top note .
Essential oils are broken down into three main categories when used for aromatherapy treatments. They are top notes, middle notes and base notes.
Please note that determining which "notes" category an essential oil belongs to is. When satisfied with the blend of base and middle notes, add your top note(s) .
Top Notes (Head Notes) are the lightest in the blend. These are the essential oils. its long lasting fragrance. Base Notes are the oils with the largest molecules.