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Pain Free Blend

Ingredients:
2 drops Copaiba
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1 drop Helichrysum

1 drop Birch

1 drop Clove Leaf

2 drop Plai Central Essential Oil (this oil is expensive but it is excellent
2 ounces Emu Carrier Oil (you can use other carrier oils )

. Blend all oils together well and store in an airtight dark-colored glass

Pain Relieving Rub

This blend uses Copaiba Essential oil this oil is wonderful for different types of pain.  Those with Fibromyalgia have found it to be very helpful

Homemade Pain Relieving Rub
Ingredients:
1/2 cup Coconut Oil or vitamin E cream from the drug store
3 teaspoons Beeswax pellets
3 drops Camphor oil…
5 drops Peppermint oil
5 drops Copaiba oil
2 drops wintergreen oil
In a double boiler or two pans that fit inside each other combine coconut oil and the beeswax. Very slowly warm them up so the beeswax melts. Once it is melted pour into a glass measuring cup. I then place in the refrigerator to cool down usually for about 15 min. Then add each oil one at a time, blending after each one. I store in a 4oz ball jar. I keep this in a cool place or the frig. to add text, images, and other content

   ESSENTIAL OILS FROM A TO Z  

My Favorite Essential Oils For Allergy Relief all oils are used with a carrier oil not Neat

  • Lavender clears congestion, builds immunity, relieves headaches, eases muscle pain, and is a natural antihistamine
  • Lemon helps to protect immunity, alkalize the body, and relieve excess mucous
  • Cypress increases circulation, helps to ease breathing and suppress coughing
  • Eucalyptus contains cineole that supports healthy lung function, relieves congestion, headaches, and labored breathing
  • Pepperminthelps to ease breathing, fights infection, helps congestion, relieves headaches and opens airways instantly

tea tree oil  was found to reduce swelling during a contact hypersensitivity

How To Use The Oils:

  • Topically: add 1 drop  with carrier oil to your cheeks, forehead, soles of the feet and sinuses as needed.
  • Diffuse: use a Young Living Diffuser for 15 minutes every 2 hours and while sleeping.
  • Inhalation: apply 1-2 drops  to a carrier oil and add to the palm of your hand. Rub your hands together and cup them over your nose. Inhale deeply four times and rub the left over oil on your chest.
  • apply melaleuca, lavender, peppermint, chamomile and/or eucalyptus  directly on the sinuses and bottoms of feet where the absorption of the properties enter the immune systems within a mere few minutes
  • diffuse any of the above oils into the air, inhale essential oil applied to a tissue or cotton wick

Others allergy sufferers find that a blend of  Roman Chamomile, Lemon,  Eucalyptus globulus, and Lavender help give relief.

Once you have a reaction,  simply add a couple drops of  Roman Chamomile,  Lemon and Lavender to your bath, and relax.  (You can diffuse in the air too.)

If you prefer to use a rub, just blend the above with a tablespoon of a  carrier oil and apply to your neck and chest. Adding a drop of Geranium   works for others with allergy symptoms.

You’ll need to experiment with different essential oils to find which one will work better for you.  Try each one or blend for about 1 week before changing to another. Keep a journal and record what works.  You’ll want to remember for next year! This is important for you as you see what home remedies worked previously or  what didn’t work.

There are a number of medicinal herbs that might be very beneficial for  the prevention and relief of allergy symptoms. The following is a guide to many therapeutic plants, with simple recipes to be used every day. In       addition, essential oils from A to Z, made with herbs, are for topical use  and help in the treatment of allergies.

+ Fitotherapy is one of the oldest curing arts. Since ancient times cultures have used remedies extracted from natural plants, especially herbs and plants for internal use or external applications to cure the       human body. This ancient folk knowledge about the curative powers of  plants  has been inherited today to relieve and treat a number of discomforts. The  essential herbs and recipes included in the following  pages are especially  indicated to relieve allergy symptoms. They are natural and if used  properly don’t cause any harm, although      it’s advised before using them to  consult your doctor to take advantage of the beneficial relieving powers of  natural herbs.

        NOTE      

You should always consult your physician before starting any herbal treatment.

      Burdock    

        (Arctium majus)       

  1.  Parts used.  The roots and leaves, to  prepare in infusions or to make tinctures.
  2. Belongs to the cardos family, although it’s native to Europe, it  can be found in China and the United States.
  3. It is principally used as a blood purifier because it eliminates  toxins from the body. This plant is also used to  treat conditions such as  psoriasis, eczema and other skin problems. The root is used for  headaches, cough and sore throats.
  4.  Warning.     This plant shouldn’t be used  during pregnancy.

            BURDOCK ROOT TINCTURE                    

          For skin ailments, especially eczema caused by allergy, take 20  drops  of the tincture diluted in water, 2 to 3 times per day for 4  weeks.         

      Marigold    

        (Calendula officinalis)       

  1.  Parts used.     Petals and flower tops are  used to prepare infusions or to make   ointments, creams and lotions.
  2. Native to Europe, this garden plant looks like a large yellow  or  orange colored daisy.
  3. It is very beneficial for the treatment of many skin problems   such  as acne, eczema and psoriasis, and in relieving other general skin  inflammations.

        AGAINST SKIN ERUPTIONS      

Skin eruptions as a result of allergies, infections or irritated  skin,  you can apply an ointment, cream or lotion with marigold directly  onto   the part of the skin with eruptions or rash, 2 to 4 times a day. For  a        lotion, prepare an infusion with 2 teaspoons of marigold flowers in 1 cup of water. Drain, let cool and apply.

         ANGELICA      

Earthy, sweet and penetrating aroma. When applied over the skin it  helps        to relieve skin eruptions and skin affections. When inhaled this  oil is  useful to decongesting the nose. It also helps to relieve coughs,  headaches and bronchitis. Combines with geranium, grapefruit, lemon and  camomile.

        EUCALYPTUS      

Because of its decongestive properties this oil is very effective in   fighting against respiratory problems. It helps treat headaches brought  on by colds and hay fever. It has a clean, potent and refreshing aroma  that rejuvenates the nervous system and gives off a stimulating  sensation. On the skin, it helps to cure a number of skin ailments,  including herpes.

        WARNING      

Essential oils are for external use  only,  they should  never   be  ingested. Keep stored away from children and keep away from your  eyes.

      Echinacea    

        (Echinacea spp)       

 

  •  Parts used.      The roots and rhizomes are  used to prepare infusions or to make        tinctures.
  1. Native to North America, today it is cultivated throughout the  world.
  2. This plant has a number of active properties that act on the  immune  system. It tends to be used as a blood purifier, especially for  skin  problems, because it eliminates dermatological alterations such as        skin  eruptions, acne and eczema. Echinacea also facilitates the action  of  interferon, a natural chemical mediator which helps the body’s  healing  response to viral infections such as colds and flu, herpes and        hay fever.

        INFLAMED BRONCHIOLES      

Drink ½ teaspoon of echinacea tincture, diluted in a glass of   water, 2 or 3 times a day. 2 cloves of garlic a day can accompany this   internal remedy.

      English ivy    

        (Hedera helix)       

  1.  Parts used.   The leaves and young stems.
  2. This vine plant with perennial leaves, is native to moist  forests  in Western, Central and Southern Europe. It shouldn’t be confused with  poison ivy Rhus toxicodendrum)     which is found in the Americas.
  3. English ivy has a high content of saponines that help to reduce  mucus in the respiratory system, this plant acts as an expectorant. It  has antispasmodic properties, especially for the bronchial tubes and is    a  constrictive, it fights against blood clots and is an antibiotic. When    used internally, it can be used for constant cough and respiratory   conditions such as bronchitis and asthma. Used externally it is an         analgesic and can be used to fight cellulitis, arthritis, headaches and  ulcers.
  4.  Warning.    You should never eat the fruit  from this plant, because it can cause vomiting and diarrhea. It is not  recommended during pregnancy. This  plant can irritate sensitive skin.

        TO RELIEVE COUGH      

Place 2 teaspoons of dried English ivy in 1 cup and add hot water.  Let   sit    and steep for 3 minutes.  Drain and drink 3 cups a day. You can add a   little honey to sweeten. You  can also make this infusion adding        liquorice, using the proportion of I  teaspoon of English ivy to 1 teaspoon of liquorice root.

         GINGER      

Its spicy, intense and warm aroma soothes pains brought on by  humidity,   this is why it helps to reduce nasal congestion, along with a  calming  and stimulating effect. Combines with atlas cedar, eucalyptus,  myrrh,  lemon, neroli, camomile, sandalwood and vetiver.

          Safety.    People with sensitive skin should  use ginger diluted, when using it in  massages and in baths.

        LAVENDER      

Ideal for fighting bronchial problems, hay fever, headaches, flu and   asthma. It is also tends to be used to reduce blood pressure and prevent  heart palpitations. It is an effective bug repellent, and can be used on        insect bites, wounds and rashes. Blends with geranium, jasmine, lemon,  camomile, rose, and pine.

          Safety.    Shouldn’t be used during pregnancy.

      Lapacho tree    

        (Tabebuia avellanedae)       

  •  Parts used.    The inner bark of the lapacho  tree is used to prepare decoctions and to   make tinctures.
  1. Native to Brazil and Argentina, it has extended to other parts   of  the American continent.
  2. It has a direct action on the immune system and helps to fight  bacterial and viral infections, especially of the ear, nose and throat.   Its detoxifying power helps in treating skin problems.

        ANTIALLERGIC MINT      

As a decoction, drink 1 cup 3 times a day. As a tincture, drink 60  drops   3 times a day.

      Mint    

        (Menta piperita)       

  1.  Parts used.  The leaves are used to  prepare infusions and to make essential oils.
  2. Native to Europe, this herb is widely used in the culinary  world,  and is cultivated throughout much of the world.
  3. Much recommended for relieving skin eruptions, because it helps  the  skin to recover faster. Applied externally it has a calming effect,  helping the mind and body to relax. This oil has anti-bacterial         properties. It relieves coughs, colds and the flu.
  4.  Warning.   This remedy is not recommended  for children under the age of 12        (neither in infusions nor as a topical  essential oil) or for mothers who are breast-feeding, because this herb  may affect breast  milk production. It should be avoided if you feel weak  or are suffering   from prolonged fevers.

        NASAL CONGESTION      

To relieve nasal congestion, add a pinch of mint to an infusion made  with equal parts of yarrow and elderberry. This is an excellent remedy   against excess mucus.

        MARJORAM      

Helps to relieve pressure caused by excess mucus in the chest and   asthma, bronchitis and sinus infection symptoms. On the skin it improves  blood circulation and comforts the skin. Combines with Atlas cedar,         cypress, lavender, rosemary, palisander, ylang ylang.

          Safety.     When used excessively this oil can  cause drowsiness. It’s best  to avoid using it during pregnancy and it  shouldn’t be used for  small children.

        MYRRH      

This resistant and penetrating aroma with a touch of lemon, has a   powerful effect on the mucous membranes, which is why it helps to  decongest the lungs and respiratory system. One form of use is inhaling        a  few drops of myrrh on a tissue or handkerchief. Because of its calming effects, it’s beneficial in stressful situations.

On the skin it has a double effect, tonic and restoring.

      Evening primrose    

        (Oenothem biennis)       

  •  Parts used.      Stems, leaves and seeds.
  1. Native to Europe, this plant has many essential fatty acids  that  act as cell and inter-cell mediators. It has anti-inflammatory and         antiallergenic properties.
  2. The high content of tannins found in the stems and leaves gives   the  herb its curative properties, useful for injuries and irritations.         However, the plant’s most important active ingredient is found in the  oils extracted from the seeds that can effectively reduce the   symptoms  related to skin diseases.
  3.  Warning.       This plant shouldn’t be used  during the first three months of pregnancy or for people who suffer from  epilepsy. The oil should be prepared by professionals and not at home.

        PRECIOUS PEARLS      

          You can purchase primerose oil in pearls (soft  gels) of 500 mg strength. If you prefer not to swallow  the capsule,  you can break it and extract the oil to add to a liquid.  It’s   recommended using for at least 8 weeks in order to see visible    improvements in skin affections.         

      Violet    

        (Viola tricolor)       

  1.  Parts used.  The aerial parts of the  plants are used to make infusions.
  2. It is grown in Europe, North Africa and other temperate zones  in  Asia, and even on the American continent.
  3. This is an excellent purifying herb, recommended for relieving  skin  conditions such as eczema and allergic problems. The infusion is a great  wash for skin eruptions. Because of its expectorant properties, it   is  used against bronchitis and compulsive cough.

        INFUSION FOR SKIN ERUPTIONS      

Prepare an infusion and apply directly on the skin as a compress or  soak  for 5 minutes.

               ROMAN CAMOMILE      

This oil is especially good for hypersensitive skin, which tends to  have allergic reactions to different cosmetics. It is good for the  treatment  of a number of physical discomforts caused by stress, such as  some skin  conditions. Blends with angelica, clary sage, geranium,  jasmine, lavender, neroli, rose, ylang ylang.

          Safety.  This oil shouldn’t be used in the  first four months of  pregnancy. In high doses it can have an hypnotic or  sedative effect.

        ROSEMARY      

Has a strong, clean and refreshing aroma that is an effective   decongestant in fighting respiratory infections and lung ailments. It also helps to revitalize and stimulate the central nervous system. It   blends with Atlas cedar, myrrh, geranium, ginger, grapefruit and basil.

          Safety.   Don’t use during pregnancy or if  you suffer from epileptic  attacks or for high blood pressure.

        TINCTURE FOR HAY FEVER      

For cases of allergies, especially hay fever, tincture made with  elderberry can be useful. Take 1 teaspoon 3 times a day.

      Elderberry    

        (Sambucus nigra)       

  •  Parts used.    Flowers, leaves and bark are  used to prepare infusions and make  tinctures.
  1. This is a common tree in Europe.
  2. The flavonoids it contains, including quercetin, are believed   to  account for the therapeutic effects of the elderberry flowers and   berries. Thanks to these acids this plant has anti-inflammatory  properties. This plant is very good for the respiratory system in  general, but particularly for specific allergic reactions such as         seasonal hay fever. It also has diaphoretic effects that stimulate the   elimination of toxins through sweat, which is very good for colds and  flu.

        DECONGESTANT      

Thyme flowers infusion can be used as a vapor inhaler to clean the  nasal  cavities.

      Thyme    

        (Thymus vulgaris)       

  1. Parts used.    The entire plant is used in  infusions or to make essential oils for topical use.
  2. Native to the Mediterranean. Today it’s cultivated  throughout the  world.
  3. This plant is an effective remedy for the respiratory system. It  has expectorant and antiseptic therapeutic effects, which is why   it’s  ideal for fighting respiratory infections and  other respiratory problems  such as asthma, hay fever, sore throats and cough. Timol, one of the  plant’s therapeutic components, acts as        an antispasmodic and also has  sedative and antiviral effects.
  4.  Warning.     This plant shouldn’t be used in  excessive doses. Do not ingest

        FIGHTING COUGHS      

Because thyme is an antiseptic for the entire respiratory system,    it’s recommended drinking an infusion 5 times a day. For a dry cough,  it is recommended to blend it with liquorice root powder in equal        parts  and preparing it as an infusion. Drink ½ cup, 6 times a    day. You can also  mix equal parts of each tincture and take 1 teaspoon  and drink up to 5  times a day, diluted in water.

           SANDALWOOD      

Stimulates the immune system, fights sore throat and respiratory infections. On the skin it has a regulating and anti-inflammatory effect on dry eczema. It helps to soothe rashes and scaling skin. At the same  time it helps to reduce nervous tension and anxiety. Combines with   bergamot, cypress, myrrh, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, inciense,         neroli, basil, vetiverand ylang ylang.

        TEA TREE      

Tea tree oil helps to strengthen the immune system. This oil may be  an    effective remedy against the flu and headache because of its repairing    action over the respiratory system, contributing in the relief of         asthma, as well as bronchitis and sinus infections. On skin, this oil   can  act as an antiseptic and cleaner. It helps to fight acne, herpes,        insect  bites and dandruff.

Clay Mask

 1 tbsp aloe juice 

2 tablespoons Emu oil
1/2 tsp sea weed
4–6 tsp French green clay

Measure the aloe vera juice out into a small dish. Whisk in the clay and seaweed, and then slowly start whisking in the emu oil , until you have a thick, creamy paste.

Homemade Eczema Cream

By Christine Goans on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7:30am

Ingredients 1/2 cup

emu oil 12 drops each Melaleuca (tea tree), Naouli, Rosemary and Clove

essential oils – : Bring a small pot of water to a simmer over medium low heat.

Measure out about half a cup (3.5 oz if weighing on a kitchen scale) emu oil

into a pint sized mason jar. Place the mason jar of emu oil into the warm water

and allow it to liquefy gently. Remove from heat and wait a few minutes while

stirring. When the emu oil is just warm to the touch (not hot), essential oils.

Stir to mix the oils well. Once the emu oil comes to room temperature it will

solidify into a cream. . Whip on medium high speed until it resembles whipped

frosting. Remove and place in your small jars (you will have enough for two

jars of eczema cream).

I AM NOT DOCTOR. Although I help on the use of essential oils and herbs, it is important to follow up with your doctor as needed. Thanks

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