How To Use Essential Oils
ESSENTIAL OILS SAFETY
essential oils have a healing effect on the body and are absorbed through the skin. Incorrect use can be toxic so you must always use as directed. Later in this article we discuss some ways to use essential oils.
Please be careful how you use essential oils. Be careful with use around children, pets and pregnant women. if you have any adverse reactions stop use immediately.
WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS
Essential oil is the concentrated aroma compounds of a plant which has been extracted, usually by steam distillation. Water is heated and steam is passed through various parts of the plant. This process vaporizes the plant compounds where they are then captured and once they cool they become liquid and very concentrated. for this reason you should dilute essential oils before applying them to your skin.
Some essential oils when used on the skin can cause photo-sensitivity. This is when you become more sensitive to the sunlight and your skin absorbs the ultraviolet light. The citrus peel types of essential oils have a high tendency to do this to the skin.
Some studies have shown that particular oils can effect the hormone balance of people. Lavender and tea tree are said to have an estrogenic effect on the body. As with everything all things should be used wisely and in moderation.
For those people who are concerned about pesticides, organic essential oils are the best option.
APPLICATION AND DILUTION
If you are going to use essential oils on your skin then you should use them diluted and in a carrier oil such as jojoba, wheatgerm, coconut, avocado. almond or any vegetable oil. They will not dissolve in water but will do so in oils.
SOME SUGGESTED USES FOR LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OILS
To help you sleep
Put a few drops of lavender essential oil on a cotton ball, place it inside a pillow. Lavender helps with sleep and has a sedative effect.
Put lavender essential oil onto some cotton balls, put in the wardrobe, to keep away bugs and keep clothes fresh and clean smelling.
Diluted in skin creams
lavender: has anti-inflammatory sterilization effect, it promote skin regeneration, is used for acne, scar, impetigo, burns, sunburn and cuts. Also aids and relieves nerves and improves sleep.
Use in aromatherapy, sauna, foot bath, massage, bath, etc., Use according to need using one to several drops.
Purifying air: Add a few drops of essential oil to the pure water in a diffusser to purify the fresh air and kill viruses.
Please do not take orally and dont apply directly to the skin undiluted:
- Lavender aids sleep, soothing, promote cell regeneration, balance sebum secretion, treat burns and sunburn and obvious effect, can improve acne, eczema, psoriasis and scars. Improve muscle pain, menstrual pain, headache and dizziness, anti rheumatism, influenza, treatment of burns, trauma, lower blood pressure, and an insecticide.
- Lemongrass whitening, balance oil secretion, shrink pores, improve micro-vascular rupture, soften the skin, treated sores and flat wart. Sterilization, stimulate the blood circulation, improve digestion, enhance immunity, reduce muscle pain, anti rheumatism, improve the cold, anemia, help lymphatic drainage.
- tea tree fresh fragrance, make a person composed, restores the physical strength, anti inflammation and infection.
- Mint flavor refreshing cool, refreshing. Indications: clear throat, to eliminate bad breath has a very good effect, and has a unique effect of relief.
- Rosemary the most famous effect, is to enhance the memory, make people clear-headed, structured, it is also beneficial for liver and gallbladder, it helps with detoxification, the effectiveness of purification.
- Orange oil can effectively improve the skin, reduce wrinkles, promote metabolism and whitening of skin. Be able to lift the spirit, eliminate stress and restore vitality. Orange oil can also treat insomnia, diarrhea, constipation, improve laryngeal discomfort, asthma, bronchitis and antiviral infection.
How To Use The Essential Oils Listed Above:
Suitable for heated aromatherapy diffuser or atomize aromatherapy diffuser. Add drops of essential oil into the pure water then turn on the device. Then you can enjoy the aromatherapy.
Please clean the water tank if you change the type of essential oil being used.
How to store:
Keep in cool place away from sunshine;
Keep away form children or pets;