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  • The Different Ways to use Essential Oils
    Essential Oils
    The Different Ways to use Essential Oils
    Here are some great ways to use Essential oils: Inhalation Possibly the most popular method of using essential oils in the US today is inhalation. This method is favored in parts of Europe, and is called the German method. You can breathe in the aroma of the oils by putting a few drops of them on a tissue and inhaling. Another way is to place one or two drops of oil on a Terracotta pendant. Placing the essential oil in an air diffuser is another method for inhalation. Or, you could just hold the bottle under your nose for awhile. Breathing in the vapors of essential oils is very effective in most cases. It stimulates the olfactory system which has a great affect on the brain. This can help in cases of mood disturbances, for example. It can help with any ailment that is primarily associated with the brain. Massage Another method used in the US is massage. The essential oils are dropped into a carrier oil and massaged onto…
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
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    Cedarwood Essential Oil
    Cedarwood essential oil has a mild scent, compared to other oils, but because of that it makes an excellent base for blending other oils. The light, clean scent that it does have is excellent for taming tension and easing stress, and for this reason, cedarwood is often associated with harmony in holistic healing. Cedarwood essential oil can be a skin irritant for some people, so it’s best used in dispensers or other non-contact methods. Cedarwood essential oil is best blended with other evergreens or with citrus oils, but it has the remarkable talent of bringing together such seemingly diverse scents as Lavender and lemon oil, or spruce and gardenia; hence its reputation for harmony, no doubt. Different people use cedarwood essential oil in different ways, of course, but in general, it’s best used as a base. For example, one good recipe is to mix 15-20 drops of cedarwood with 5-7 drops of Lavender oil for relaxation and 8-10 drops of grapefruit for invigoration after a hard day’s work. Place the…
  • Carrier Oils for Essential Oils
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    Carrier Oils for Essential Oils
    Essential oils in aromatherapy are highly concentrated and potent. Essential oils have adverse effect on skin if used undiluted. Though there are some essential oil exceptions that can be used directly on the skin. It is ideal to dilute essential oils with carrier oils. Carrier oils are of a vegetable origin possessing highly therapeutic properties. Extracted from nuts and seeds by cold pressing as this process does not destroy the essential fatty acids & vitamins content. Carrier oils provide much needed lubrication allowing hands to move freely over the skin, helping with the absorption of essential oils into the body. Carrier oils are light, non sticky and effectively penetrate the skin. They should be 100% pure, unrefined and cold pressed. 1 drop of essential oil = 1 tsp of carrier oil for 1% dilution. 2 drops essential oil to 1 tsp of carrier oil = 2% dilution and so on. Commonly used carrier oils Apricot Kernel Oil - light, easily absorbed and moisturizes both the body and face well. Contains…
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