When you are looking for essential oils, be sure to find those that are certified organic and spectramatigraph tested.
Here are some instructions for essential oil use:
- Apply neat, directly to the skin on location (the definition "neat). Dilute oils if necessary with message oil.
- Oils penetrate the skin. Rapid absorption delivers benefits throughouth the body within minutes.
-When trying new oils, always test a small area of skin before applying over the body.
-Put several drops into the palms of your hands, rub together, or put on a tissue.
-Cup your hands over your nose and mouth, breathe deeply.
-Mix 10-12 drops (5 for children) of your favorite essential oils with one ounce of massage/carrier oil.
Wear as a purfume or cologne
-Apply pure, thereapeutic essential oils.
-Essential oils are superior alternatives to synthetic fragrances and deoderants.
Personal Care Items
-Cleanse, rejuvenate, heal with the amazing botanicals and oils from nature-pure essential oils! Just add essential oils to your shampoo, conditioner, lotions, etc.
-Create your own essential oil-infused deodorant, or skin care oil, or tooth polish.
-Add 5-10 drops essential oil to Dead Sea Salt or Sea Salt, mix. Put in a warm bath.
-Set a mood or cleanse the air with mists of healing and protection.
-Lavender oil is ideal for baby's room to calm and soothe with a healing aroma.
-Essential oils such as Eucalyptus, Lemon, or Frankincense are historical favorites to use in vaporizers.
-High quality, nutrient dense nutritional blends are essential to your daily vitality.
-Many essential oils can be ingested simply by putting 2-4 drops in a veggie capsule (obtain them at your local helath food store), and if needed, fill remaining space in capsule with edible oil. Can be taken with meals, or in between meals.
-Check with your health care professional before consuming any essential oils directly from the bottle.
Create a Compress
-Rub several drops of oil on desired location.
-Cover the area with a hot, damp towel. Cover the moist towel with a dry towel.
-If the 'heat' of the oil ised becomes too intense, apply message oil - or any pure vegetable oil - on location to dilute intensity.
Cleaning/Disinfecting In and Around The House
-A few drops of esssential oil may be added to the dishwasher or washing machine to clean and disinfect.
-Some essential oils create an environment that is unfrindly to and kills germs and bacterial. Some favorites include Lemon, Peppermint, Tea Tree, and Thyme.