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13 Ways To Use Essential Oils In Your Daily Life

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HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS

These Oils are of very high quality and a few drops go a long way - 25ML bottles will last you a long time,

Methods of Use

Essential oils are highly concentrated and must be diluted before use. They are not to be taken and nor should they be put directly onto the skin. The methods of use are many and varied. Below are the most commonly practiced applications in Aromatherapy.

Vaporising

Fill the top of the vaporiser with water, choose essential oil blend and add 2 drops to the water, light the candle or switch on the electric vaporizer.

Massage

To make up a massage blend, choose the essential oil blend and add 2 drops of each essential oil to 12mls of desired Massage Base Oil.

Spritz

Choose essential oil blend and Add 2 drops of each essential oil to a 100 ml spritz bottle filled with water. Shake well before spritzing the surrounding air. Keep away from eyes.

Bathing

Add a few drops of chosen essential oil blend to one teaspoon to any Massage Base Oil or Salt Soak before dispersing into bath water. Agitate the surface of the bath and then immerse body and relax for 10 minutes.

Inhalation

Add 3 drops in total of your chosen essential oils to a bowl of hot steamy water. Place a towel over your head and inhale deeply for 10 minutes. The essential oils molecules are absorbed via your respiratory system into your body.

Compress

Choose 3 essential oils and add 2 drops of each essential oil to a basin of warm water. Agitate the water thoroughly. Soak a face cloth in the water, wring out slightly, press the cloth to the face, holding for 5 seconds. Release and repeat.

Hair Rinse

Add 5-8 drops of each essential oil blend to a 100 ml blending bottle filled with warm water. Shake well. Rinse through the hair, massaging the scalp well to add shine and lustre to the hair. Do not rinse out. Dry and style as usual.

Foot Bath

Add 2-5 drops of chosen essential oil blend to a large bowl of water. Agitate the water well to disperse the oil molecules. Soak your feet for 15 minutes. You could always add some Salt Soak to detoxify at the same time.

Tissue Method

Add 1 – 3 drops of pure essential oil blend to a tissue. Inhale deeply.

Body Rub

Choose the Essential Oil Blend and add 2 drops to 12mls of Massage Base Oil. Apply to the body, starting at the feet and working up toward the neck with a vigorous circular motion.

Hot Oil Mask

Simply warm 12ml of Jojoba and add 6 drops of desired Essential Oil Blend and using a pastry brush apply a thin layer to skin or scalp with long flowing strokes. Leave on for 30 minutes and wash off with shampoo.

Swab

Choose the Essential Oil Blend add 2 drops to a basin of warm water. Agitate the water thoroughly. Bathe the affected area with the aromatic water and a cotton wool pad.