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Ovvio Oils Review

This is Melissa Styer, Founder and Editor of Wellness Appliances. As a part of my service to you, I evaluate different essential oil brands from Young Living to Rocky Mountain Oils to Edens Garden to bring you unbiased information on the best essential oil companies and highest quality products. This is my Ovvio essential oil review.

I spent a week and a half using the nine different essential oils listed here in a few different rooms of my house (using an ultrasonic diffuser and a nebulizer diffuser) and wow, did my house smell good!

Here is my evaluation of a few different core Ovvio essential oils.

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A Bit About Ovvio Oils

Ovvio Oils is located in of Maple Valley, Washington, USA. They’ve been around about 30 years, and have a reputation for purity in their essential oils and high-quality blends. They offer a wide variety of organically grown aromatherapy blends. As they sell through retail, they do not have some of the concerns of multi-level marketing companies

Each Ovvio oil is bottled in highest quality non-retail packaging, using dark amber glass and come with a built-in dropper so there is no waste of the valuable oils. The dark amber glass helps to preserve the oil from sunlight and extend its shelf-life. (See more on essential oils storage best practices for more on this.)

I love how Ovvio Oils clearly and transparently label each of their oils with the scientific Latin name and common name of the plant used, as well as how to use each essential oil, and any cautions an oil may come with.

As I have had little trouble with this oil, I have nothing to note on customer service. As this is not a multi-level marketing company like DoTerra and Young Living, you may have to deal with the retailer.

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Ovvio Oils Reviewed

These nine core oils are the ones I tried from Ovvio. For more on how Ovvio stacks up against other oil brands, please check out our full essential oils brand comparison guide.

1. Sweet Orange Essential Oil, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)—from Brazil

The Sweet Orange 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oil is shown on the label.

  • Orange (Citrus sinensis)

An incredible fragrance of freshly cut oranges will surround you! The aroma removes last night’s cooking odors in the kitchen and the entire house smells heavenly! A delicious trail of orange follows you around and the therapeutic benefit for nasal and sinus passages is extraordinary for seasonal allergies and colds. However, being more concentrated than a real orange, the sweet smell provides many benefits to remove stress and anxiety from your thinking process and will enhance a temperamental day into a high-spirited mood. This is a favorite for revitalizing your home without using artificial chemical smells in candles and aerosol sprays—there is no comparison—only the real 100% pure essential oils from nature can accomplish this. Try using sweet orange with other citrus such as lemon for a combined fragrance. It will blend well with the warmer oils of ginger, clovers, and cinnamon, and is great when used with carrier oils such as coconut for the bottom of your feet or a wonderful relaxing overall massage. Let someone you care about do this for you for a total soothing experience and return the experience for them.


  • Smells like a real orange
  • Great using with carrier oils for a body massage
  • Long lasting scent
  • Can use in a diffuser
  • Great at the office with a diffuser


  • Sometimes arrives with cracked or leaking lids

2. Soothe Muscle Relief Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Sooth blend combines 9 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • Cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia)
  • Copaiba (Copaifera spp) Species pluralis (spp.), Latin abbreviation for multiple species
  • Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)
  • Ginger (Zingeber officinale)
  • Birch (Betula)
  • Vetiver (Vetiviria zizanoides)
  • Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)
  • Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)

For a natural anti-inflammatory effect, try this high quality proprietary blend. For relieving muscle, joint, back, and bone aches and pains put 5 to 10 drops into your diffuser and mix a carrier oil to massage the pain area. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis sufferers find relief in the natural anti-inflammatory propertiesla. The fragrance is sweet and soft and makes the whole house smell heavenly. Vetiver is very earthy and grounding providing a calming and relaxing fragrance.

The wintergreen and peppermint oil provides a soft minty fragrance and the ginger, vetiver, and cassia present notes of spice. The lower notes from chamomile and helichrysum impart divine fruity hints.


  • Helps arthritis pain mixed with a carrier oil
  • Great on arthritic hands pain
  • Can be used in a diffuser with a wonderful fragrance
  • Best blend for muscle, joint pain, muscle spasms, shoulder, and neck pain
  • Use with carrier oils for migraines at temples
  • Pain free after walking
  • Soothing and smells clean and minty
  • Better than OTC and prescription meds


  • The oils burn the skin if not used with a carrier oil
  • Few people find no help with Soothe
  • Disappointed thinking it’s watered down
  • Some dislike the smell

3. Unwind Stress Relief Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Unwind Stress Relief blend combines 8 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
  • Mandarin (Citrus reticulate)
  • Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)
  • Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
  • Elemi (Canarium luzonicum)
  • Geranium (Pelargonium odorantissimum)
  • Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)

The fragrance is soft and a gratifying delightful scent. You will relax and sleep all night long putting this oil into your favorite diffuser at bedtime. It is a good massage remedy as well. Elemi from France is a stimulant for blood circulation, hormone secretion, and nervous reactions.

The highly prized frankincense, mentioned in the Bible 31 times, has anti-inflammatory and analgesic components. Frankincense offers emotional and mental tranquility, lessening anxiety and stress for fuller relaxation and to improve the immune system. Bergamot also is an antidepressant with painkilling properties to put you in a relaxed frame of mind. Microglial non-neural cells that form part of the central nervous system functioning as immune cells is activated by using geranium from Egypt. Geranium is useful for alleviating depression, anxiety, and annoyance issues of rage, anger, resentment, and irritation. The warm and soothing vanilla is sweet smelling and enriches mood, lowers blood pressure being relaxing to avoid depression. Mandarin is relaxing and is thought to help with controlling panic, convulsions, and epilepsy a neurological disease with possible seizures.

You will be amazed at how the clary sage reduces stress increasing your creative energies and focus. Lavender oil is relaxing and will lull you to sleep.


  • Use with a carrier oil for best effects
  • Dilution ratio: 12 drops of essential oil or blend for 1 ounce of carrier oil
  • Can use in a diffuser for a good night’s sleep
  • Can add a few drops to bath water and Epsom salts food baths
  • Can mix Unwind with soaps, scrubs, and lotions for topical use only
  • Kids sleep better with the stress support to unwind their energy
  • Lessens anxiety and promotes rest and relaxation


  • Few think low quality oil with limited smell and aramoatherapy benefits
  • Some would like a more lavender scent than the lavendar oil offers is in the blend

4. Slumber Rest and Recovery Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Slumber blend combines 8 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Copaiba (Copaifera officinalis)
  • Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana)
  • Peru Balsam (Myroxylon balsamum)
  • Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis)
  • Lemon (Citrus limon)
  • Tangerine (Citrus tangerina)
  • Vetiver (Vetiviria zizanoides)
  • Lavandin (Lavandula hybrida)

When you want a serene calming night of sleep, or a relaxing day, this soothing fragrance will do that for you. Be done with sleeping medicine and rely on nature’s way to accomplish rest and sleep. The lavandin, a hybrid of two lavender plants of the mint family, is refreshing and a wonderful note in this blend.

The soft gentle fragrance is not heavy having a sweet and citrus trace with spice and a rustic outdoorsy woodsy-type aroma. The gentle calming effect is soothing, will not cause headaches, your environment will feel mellow and you will slumber into a fast night’s sleep that will leave you peaceful and refreshed in the morning with this aromatic blend.


  • Mix 4 to 15 drops in a carrier oil that feels good on feet and chest
  • Blend with fractionated coconut oil or avocado oil for relaxation
  • Can use in a diffuser when sleeping or relaxing
  • Blends take out the guesswork for the best sleep ever
  • Fresh clean scent


  • Few think it smells like patchouli and eucalyptus
  • Previous bottles were great; recent bottle smelled terrible
  • Does not help all people to sleep
  • No directions with product so didn’t use it
  • Seemed watery and poured out fast

5. Soften Women’s Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Soften Women’s Blend combines 8 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Ylang-Ylang (Cananga odorata)
  • Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
  • Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
  • Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
  • Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)
  • Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)
  • Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica)
  • Bergamot Orange (Citrus bergamia)

You will find relief from bloating, weight gain, cramping, mood swings, and depression associated with menopause and PMS. You will find that many symptoms of fatigue, tender breasts, irritability, nausea, hot flashes, and food cravings will be relieved using this essential oil blend. Mother Nature understood this when creating plants having benefits for this syndrome.

The citrus fragrance is pleasing with a calming and soothing undertone. When you have specific psychological and physical symptoms, use this oil rather than pharmaceutical drugs that leave you with uncomfortable side effects. Geranium will help balance and support while grapefruit eases tension. Chamomile is soothing to your spirits and relaxation without pain will be accomplished.


  • Helps with menstrual cramps and headaches
  • Helps lower back pain with your period
  • Mix with carrier oils for your tummy and low back pain
  • The fragrance is great and relaxing
  • Takes the edge off perimenopause
  • Enhances mood when having period


  • Some think it smells too much like flowers, nursing homes, and old women soap
  • Previous bottles were great; recent bottle smelled terrible
  • Nice relaxing smell; did not remove cramps

6. Inhale Respiratory Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Inhale blend combines 6 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
  • Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
  • Cedar Wood (Juniper virginana)

Eucalyptus clears the mind; rosemary has a pungent pine fragrance great for high blood pressure, rheumatism, dyspepsia (indigestion, heartburn, stomachaches, gas, and digestive disorders). When you suffer from seasonal allergies, talk a walk in the woods, and feel grounded with the warm earthy fragrance having invigorating benefits in a bottle.

This blend is great for colds, flu, coughs to help expel mucous, and sinusitis. Inhaling not only provides aromatherapy, it also gives therapeutic benefits that will clear the airways, lungs, nasal, and sinus passages.

Both peppermint and eucalyptus are antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and wonderful for respiratory symptoms. Rosemary is for pain, rids you of depressing feelings, great for skin and hair, while clary sage is cleansing and enhances mood.

The blend relieves congestion and has components for relaxation and rest, being calming, and soothing. Additionally, It works well as an insect repellent.


  • Great for allergies and COPD
  • Can use with a diffuser
  • Mix with carrier oils for your body
  • Smells great like menthol, eucalyptus, and peppermint
  • Invigorating and helps sinus congestion and bronchitis
  • Relieves coughs with a diffuser; do not ingest it
  • Eases kids’ colds and stuffiness
  • Good for CPAP users


  • No directions with product
  • Weak smell and not soothing to some people
  • Over rated and overpriced to some users

7. Oregano 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)—from Turkey

The Oregano 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oil is shown on the label.

  • Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

The warm, aromatic, and slightly wild minty fragrance is uplifting. It was used by our ancient ancestors as pure certified organic oil for aromatherapy and the holistic treatment of those times.

Oregano is not only a wonderful spice in culinary dishes, but as an essential oil, it smells great and is good for infections, respiratory problems, allergies, kills bacteria, viruses, fungus and parasites.

Put 4 to 10 drops into your essential oil diffuser and enjoy the fragrance and benefits. You can mix 2 to 4 drops in carrier oils and massage into your feet and entire body. Add a few drops to your bathwater for a nice aromatic relaxing moment.


  • Not to be ingested like the spice
  • Can use for toe fungus with carrier oil since oregano has strong fungicidal properties
  • Removed skin tags used with carrier oil
  • Good for the common cold and bronchitis
  • Helps with facial blemishes
  • Kills some warts on bottom of feet


  • Tastes terrible (not supposed to ingest)
  • Cannot put under tongue for colds
  • Not an oral essential oil
  • Is not food grade
  • No directions with product

8. Ease Headache Relief Blend, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Ease blend combines 6 fragrant ingredients that are shown on the label.

  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
  • Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
  • Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)
  • Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica)
  • Marjoram (Origanum marjorana)
  • Coriander/Cilantro (Coriandrum savitum)

This proprietary blend has natural anti-inflammatory effects on the body systems. Marjoram has a sweet pine and citrus flavor with no side effects for easing headache and migraine pain and improving concentration. It is a soothing sleep aid and again, one of nature’s finest healing remedies. Peppermint oil has a minty aroma with cooling menthol great for congestion, aches, and soreness. Lavender essential oil is absolutely relaxing and will help with a good night’s sleep. Chamomile is a great pain reliever with properties for relaxation and sleep. For removing depressed feelings and relaxation of the mind and emotions, ravensara is the greatest, high qualityorgani oil for this function. Coriander is great in Mexican foods and as an essential oil, provides painkilling benefits. Your mind will be alert with the grapefruit oil that also invigorates your nervous system.


  • Works well for migraines and sinus headaches
  • Eases tension headaches
  • Helps with allergies
  • Works great in a diffuser
  • Nice fragrance
  • Helps to keep rooms fresh
  • Used with carrier oil on temples and headaches gone


  • Not recommended for infants and toddlers; has peppermint
  • Did not help some migraine sufferers
  • Description should mention using with carrier oils
  • Smells like a wet dog

9. Lemon 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade, 15 mL (0.51 ounce)

The Lemon 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oil is shown on the label.

  • Lemon (Citrus limon)

The fragrance is sweet and citrus smelling and great for refreshing your environment with its clean, uplifting, invigorating, and revitalizing waft. Long-established Siddha and Ayurveda medicines of India for thousands of years know the therapeutic benefits of lemons present in one bottle offers a plethora of remedies for everything to include: acne, asthma, athlete’s foot, anxiety, bad breath, breathing, common stomach ailments, dandruff, depression, detoxification, digestion, fatigue, hair, immune system, insomnia, metabolism, mood, nausea, oral health, skin, softening, calluses, stress, and vomiting.


  • Makes the house smell great
  • Good to use for head colds
  • Uplifts spirits and calming
  • Great to use in a diffuser
  • Blends well when mixing scents
  • Use with carrier oils for body massage
  • Great for refreshing bathrooms


  • Leaking when it arrived

Ovvio Oil Transparency

All the oils I tested were 100% certified organic essential oils and sourced transparently from farms with highest quality soil conditions around the world.

Transparency is a big theme that comes up again and again with Ovvio Oil, from their sourcing process, to their distillation, to their distribution.

Gift-wrapping is available on and Ovvio Oils, products, and gift sets come with a 100% risk-free, satisfaction guarantee.

A few Suggestion on how to use Ovvio Oils

From personal experience, I would absolutely trust using Ovvio Oils for any purpose or to address any specific need. A lot of oils claim to be Therapeutic Grade, meaning they have a level of purity acceptable for medicinal, or healing use. Ovvio Oils is in this category as their oils are some of the highest quality produced.

A few ways I might recommend using Ovvio Oils are:

In a Diffuser: put 5 to 10 drops into your unit to inhale and enjoy fragrance at the same time. Check labels for the recommended amount to use.

Massage Therapy: Mix with carrier oils such as avocado, coconut, almond, sesame, and other favorites for a pleasant relaxing and soothing massage.

Bathing: add a few drops into your bathwater for an aromatherapy and pleasant fragrance while relaxing.

The Bottom Line

I’ll summarize this Ovvio essential oil review by saying that I would absolutely recommend Ovvio Oils to new essential oils users, and people who are well familiar with essential oils. They offer high quality, pure essential oils and proprietary blends compared to any other essential oil companies and are suitable for any use you would want. The only downside is that they can be pricey – but with essential oils, any increase in price is usually reflected with a real increase in quality. They are not a multi-level marketing company, and, unlike with multi-level marketing companies, you know you’re paying for the oil, not the commissions.

Ovvio has a wide variety of organic essential oils not listed here. In addition to their proprietary blends, they offer standalone pure lavender essential oil, tea tree oil, and more comparable to competitors like Plant Therapy and Eden’s Garden. When you buy essential oils, take extra time to ensure they are pure plant derivatives grown in highest quality soil conditions that are often absent in industrial oils. Take a look at our other essential oil reviews and our brand comparison before making a decision.

Melissa Styer

Melissa Styer is the Founder, and long time Editor-in-Chief of With a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Oregon, and a Masters Degree in Biology from California State University, Melissa has been writing and teaching about essential oils and the importance of a maintaining a healthy living environment for over 25 years. === Hi All, I started Wellness Appliances in the Winter of 2014 as a way to and share my knowledge and thoughts on essential oils and the importance of healthful living. As a youngster, I have vivid memories of walking through the large fantastic garden my dad kept for his entire life. It was there I learned about all the plants and the varied, important properties they can offer humanity. A cool morning misty walk down the meandering paths was a child’s delight, and something I still do to this day in my own sprawling gardens. While I have stepped back from the day-to-day managing of Wellness Appliances, I intend to continue contributing articles on subjects that matter to me from time to time. My days are largely filled volunteering at the local co-op, tooling in my vegetable and fragrance gardens (which I attempt to keep as a year-round gardens), writing, and being the leader of the pack to my two dogs Jacko and Lea. Thanks for the years of great readership! - Melissa

This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Georgia

    I love the lavender and it relaxes me. My grandson loves the diffuser going all day. I only add 2 drops for many hours of relaxation.

  2. M

    I Love ovvio oils- I use them to keep colds at bay and it has helped me asthma. Now nearly two years and I haven’t needed to use inhalers or drugs. Can’t recommend these oils enough.

  3. Julie

    I have just begun using Ovvio Oils within the last week. I started with Inhale because of allergies. WOW! So far, this has been the best essential oil I’ve tried for helping me to breath again with no headache nor sneezing!! It’s been AMAZING. I just ordered three more different oils to try them out.
    I also called the company with a question and wound up talking to the owner. NICEST man to talk with and ask questions! They get an A+ (10 out of 10) from me! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

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