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Aromatherapy – Your guide to essential oils

The beauty of essential oils is not only can they be used to help with mood and skin conditions they can also be used around the home.

We know the cold season is upon us!  To help clear those sinuses try mixing a few drops of tea tea oil and lavender in some water using an oil burner.  The tea tree will assist with your breathing and the lavender will help to create a relaxing environment.

Essential oils must be used correctly as they are toxic in the wrong quantities!

Oils should be mixed with a carrier oil, Almond oil, grapeseed oil, advocado oil, as used undiluted can cause the skin to be irritated, they can be used:

  • In a diffuser
  • Added to a bath
  • In a spray bottle
  • Massaged into the skin.

Aromatherapy oils can be used for an array of things they are so versatile. You can even make up your own blends for an alternative way of dealing with a challenge. We have a small collection of books that will assist you with learning the healing properties for various oils.

Below is a summary of some of the oils that you will find on our website, but it is advisable to do further research before using any.

Citronella

This essential oil is commonly used as an insect repellent against mosquitoes.

Clary Sage

Clary sage can be used to uplift mood, and help to calm anxiety and extreme emotions, help with digestion, relief from excessive gas in the body, protect wounds from becoming infected, increase libido.

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus oil can be used to help balance mood, relieve muscle pain, and help with decongestion.

Lavender

Lavender essential oil is calming, and especially useful to help to relax before going to sleep.  It can be used to as an antiseptic for insect bites.

Neroli

Neroli is helpful to uplift mood, decrease anxiety and inflammation, and is useful in skin care for making marks and scars fade, can help to increase libido, and aid digestion.

Orange

Uplifts mood, aids libido, reduces emotional and nervous disturbances.

Palmarosa

Palmarosa protects against sepsis, reduces fever, and helps in the regeneration of cells.

Patchouli

Fights depression, uplifts mood, increases libido, heals scars, insect repellent, and helps to reduces emotional and nervous disorders.

Peppermint

Pain relief, protect against sepsis, aids hair loss and lifts skin. Clears congestion and eases breathing.

Rosewood

Pain reliever, aid in depression, protects woods from becoming septic, can aid libido, and promotes sexual arousal.  Insect repellant.

Tea-tree

Antibacterial, inhibit viral infections.  Insect repellent, protects wounds from becoming septic.

Ylang-Ylang

Aphrodisiac, Calming, Antiseptic

 

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