Essential Oils, Top, Middle, Base Notes – Do You Know the Difference?

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Top Notes
The majority of essential oils are classified as top notes. Top notes evaporate fast. They are fresh and uplifting in nature.


Middle Notes
Middle notes normally give that extra punch to the blend and have a balancing effect.
They are very soft in nature.


Base Notes
Base notes are very heavy, the scent is very solid, and will linger for a long time. These fragrances are very intense, rich and relaxing in nature.

Which essential oil note are you? Soft, Intense, uplifting?

Top Notes
Bergamot (Top to Middle)
Cinnamon
Clary Sage (Top to Middle)
Eucalyptus
Grapefruit
Lemon
Lemongrass (Top to Middle)
Orange
Peppermint
Sage
Tangerine
Tea Tree (Top to Middle)

Middle Notes
Chamomile
Cedarwood
Juniper
Lavender (Middle to Top)
Melissa (Middle to Top)
Palmarosa
Pine
Rosemary


Base Notes
Cedarwood
Cinnamon (Base to Middle)
Frankincense
Ginger (Base to Middle)
Neroli (Base to Middle)
Patchouli
Rose
Rosewood (Base to Middle)
Sandalwood
Ylang Ylang (Base to Middle)

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