Essential Oil Blog
Essential oils are very concentrated so just sniff the cap of the container or put a drop on a piece of paper otherwise you will not get the true aroma as it will be too strong . Below are some of my favorites I use them in many ways such as dream pillows, headache packs, spice coasters. Lavender ? one of the top sellers ? is suitable for all the family from infants to Grandma. It is the most often used as a sedative as it is the most relaxing of all the oils. Like many of the essential oils you will be learning about it also has other uses did you know it was used for burns . Tea Tree ? the most antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal of all oils. You buy it for its therapeutic value and not its smell. A drop on your toothbrush before adding toothpaste for shiny teeth and maintains a healthy mouth free of ulcers, infections. An excellent rinse after you have a tooth pulled according to many. A 10ml bottle will disinfect an Olympic size swimming pool!! This is all you need in your first aid kit. It builds the immune system, burn it for inhalation or have tea tree baths to fight off infection especially before going into hospital for surgery to avoid MRSA. Lemongrass ? Often said to be the number one deodorizing of all the oils ? good to neutralize the air of cooking smells ,pet smells, etc. A few drops added in your washing liquid will make you washing squeaky clean. Clean your home without damaging the ozone layer. Eucalyptus ? Is an amazing oil with many uses the most common is to use to ease problems associated with the respiratory system. Use in a room burner to ease colds and flu symptoms. A drop on a tissue is handy to keep with you to inhale when you have a blocked nose and will help ease catarrh build up. Burn in the room burner with tea tree to kill off air born jerms. Ylang Ylang ? Known most often for its aphrodisiac properties. It is also a great anti-stress oil and will help lower blood pressure. Blend in the room burner , a neck pillow or in a smelly jelly jar with Mandarin to create the perfect relaxing but refreshing blend.