Vanilla Oleoresin 10ml - Plant Therapy


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Soft, sweet, warm aroma

Ever noticed men lingering around you at the office when you're wearing a vanilla scented perfume? Turns out, there's science behind it because apparently, vanilla equals "mum's nostalgic baking"! Sure enough, the homey scent of vanilla can instantly take you back to holidays spent in your mum or grandma's kitchen.

Now, if you're looking for 100% pure vanilla essential oil, you will be sorely disappointed as it does not exist. This is because the aromatic compounds of the fermented vanilla beans cannot be obtained by distillation. The good news is that you can get the same delicious vanilla fragrance from Vanilla Oleoresin!

Oleoresin is basically a mixture of essential oil and resin. In this case, a solvent is used on vanilla extract to produce a semi-solid concentrate called Vanilla Oleoresin. Now, because it's thicker than regular essential oils, it won't blend easily with carrier oils but a little creativity certainly goes a long way!

You can dilute your Vanilla Oleoresin to a 1-2% ratio with your favourite body lotion or cream. It's a great way to layer your scent, and you can experiment with different aromas by blending a variety of oils with a base lotion or base cream!

Diffuse with a drop of Sandalwood and 2 drops of Grapefruit Pink for a quick trip to vanilla heaven! Vodka is so much more than martinis and mules. Combine 2 tsp of Vodka, 3 drops of Sweet Orange, and 3 drops of Vanilla Essence and add to your bathtub for a truly transformative bath experience!

Blends Well With:

Bergamot, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine Absolute, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange Sweet, Rose Absolute, Sandalwood Australian, Tangerine, Vanilla CO2, and Vetiver.

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Vanilla Planifolia Oleoresin


Based in Twin Falls, Idaho, Plant Therapy was established in 2011 and is a leading supplier of organic essential oils, carrier oils, pre-diluted roll-ons, and more. All of their oils are 100% pure and free from any additives, adulterants or dilutions. 

How to use Essential Oils


Add 2-4 drops of essential oil to your diffuser after having added water to the fill line. Some oils may require 4-8 drops to be added.


Essential oils should always be diluted before applying to the skin. Blend essential oil with coconut oil, almond oil or any other suitable carrier oil for massage.


Essential oils suitable for inhalation should be diluted by adding 1-2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head and the bowl of water. With your eyes closed, inhale the scent for up to 5 minutes at a time.

Other uses

You can add 3-5 drops of essential oil to a full bath of water, or onto a face washer placed in the bottom of your shower.

Rollerbottles are handy for ‘on the go’ applications – simply fill a rollerbottle with your preferred carrier oil and add some drops of your essential oil. You can also fit a rollerball top to an essential oil bottle rather than using a separate bottle – make sure to dilute your oil however. If that sounds like too much work, you can simply purchase ready made rollerbottles.

Essential oils are great additions to bases to make your own personal care items such as soaps, face creams or shampoos. You can also use essential oils to help cut down on chemicals in your cleaning supplies. Make sure to check out our blog articles for more ideas!

Get To Know Your Oil

Aromatic Description

Soft, rich, warm, inviting scent

Botanic Name

Vanilla planifolia

Country Of Origin


Derived From

Seed pods

Method Of Extraction

Solvent extraction

Safety Cautions

Essential oils are natural, but they are also concentrated. We recommend following basic safety precautions when using your oils:

  • Essential oils should not be ingested, unless it is under the guidance of a suitably qualified practitioner.

  • Do not use oils undiluted on the skin, unless the instructions permit otherwise. Many oils can cause irritation when placed directly on skin, particularly on sensitive areas such as the eyes or mouth. Some oils (particularly those in the citrus family) can cause photosensitivity if used prior to going out in the sun - please check instructions carefully.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using essential oils. As a general guideline, oils should be avoided for the first four months of pregnancy and never used undiluted. Some oils should be avoided during pregnancy: Bay, Basil, Cedar wood, Clary Sage, Comfrey, Cypress, Fennel, Ginger, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Melissa, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sage & Thyme.

  • Children can be particularly affected by essential oils. Some oils should not be used in children under the age of 7, and specific dilution ratios are recommended depending on the essential oil and the age of the child. We recommend consulting an appropriate practitioner prior to using oils on children.