General uses of essential oils:
- Aromatherapy – Impact on the sense of smell. The rapid penetration of essential oils into the blood is achieved thanks to the abundance of capillaries in the airways. Today, inhalations and special kits are available, consisting of a candle and a candlestick with a glass. From the flame of the candle, the essence in the glass is heated and its aroma spreads throughout the room.
- Massage – it is desirable to be immediately after a bath when the skin is best warm. For the preparation of the massage mixture, which adds a few drops of essential oil, honey or thick cosmetic body milk can be used as a base.
- Wrapping the body – during the procedure, a bath effect is created, that is, as a person bathes, such an effect achieves the wrapping of the body and thus affects the problem areas of the body. Particularly widespread popularity has recently become the night wrap – the body relaxes during sleep and aromatic oils “work” for your beauty.
- Rubbing – those who have had a lot of happiness and for a short time to lose weight often have a great deal of excitement – how to get rid of the stretch marks that appear in many cases and here aromatic oils can come to your aid. When the affected skin is rubbed, after no more than 1-2 weeks it can be felt that they have become much less or even gone.
- Oral intake of essential oils – a cube of sugar or a slice of bread are watered with a few drops of the scented oil and consumed before the main meal. You can also mix a drop of essential oil and a teaspoon of honey. If you like the aroma of oils, you can use them in cooking – add them to desserts or fruit salads.
- In the bathtub – If you are worried not only about overweight but also cellulite, stretch and hanging the skin add to the water at a temperature of 37-38 degrees before you “immerse” it in 3 to 10 drops of essential oil mixed with some base such as (milk, cream, honey, sea salt or dry wine). “Cooking” in the tub should last 20-25 minutes and be 2-4 times a week.
Essential oils properties:
- Refreshing – fir, lavender, mandarin, mint, lemon, vetiver.
- Cleansing – geranium, lavender, orange, rose, rosemary, sage, lemon.
- Harmonization – mustard, jasmine, mandarin, orange, rose and sandalwood.
- Relaxing – basil, lavender, lemon balm, orange, rose, sandalwood and cedar.
- Soothing – mustard, jasmine, lemon balm. Sensitive – bergamot, geranium, jasmine, mandarin, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang.
- Strengthening – lavender, lemon balm, mint, rosemary, cedar, lemon, vetiver.
- Antistress – bergamot, geranium, jasmine, lavender, and patchouli. Aphrodisiacs – rose, neroli, sage, jasmine, patchouli, ylang-ylang, and sandalwood.
Functional properties of essential oils:
- Painful realease oils – bergamot, daisy, lavender, mint, rosemary, tea tree.
- Antidepressants – basil, bergamot, sage, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang.
- Antiseptics – most essential oils: bergamot, lavender, eucalyptus, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, rosemary, orange, pine, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme.