This post will cover 5 ways to use essential oil. As we all know, there are so many ways to use up this goodness. Here are just a bit of them:
Diffusion is one of the easiest and longest –lasting to convey the magic benefits. It gets to your blood stream in a very easy and good way. Diffusing oil can calm emotion, relieve tension and increase your mood. Not only that but it can cleanse the air and remove odor and airborne pathogens from the air and your furniture. It is wonderful to come home and diffuse essential oil, it will instantly unwind the pressure from a hard day.
These days, personal care products such as deodorant, body cream, face cream, scrub, etc that optimize the use of essential oil. People now have become more aware about the importance to use natural skin product. While natural is usually identified with no scent, people now add nice scent with essential oil to keep it exciting. Not only that, essential oil in personal care still conveys a lot of its benefits. It’s wrong if it is only for the scent. There are so many goodness you get by using personal care with natural scented essential oil.
Essential oil for massage can ease tension and get your circulation moving. Some people say it might help with cellulite too. The suggestion is not to put it directly to skin but mix with carrier oil. Essential oil is typically diluted with Coconut oil, Olive oil, Argan oil, you name it. We would suggest to put in a strong smell oil/cream because it will absorb the good beneficial and relaxing smell of essential oil itself. You can use 10:1, with 10 ml carrier oil and 1 drop of essential oil.
Add 2-5 drops of essential oil to bath water or use with salts or carrier oil. For this bath usage, please note to avoid using certain essential oil as they might irritate sensitive skin such as cinnamon, cassia, oregano, wintergreen and lemongrass. The recommended essential oil to drop in water is Rose, Neroli, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, or chamomile.
You can also inhale essential oil directly from an open bottle or rub a drop between your hands and inhale the good smell. Or you can also put a few drops to a piece of fabric and carry it in your pocket. If you want a little more intense releasing scent you can put a drop in lukewarm water and inhale the steam. It will also help you to breathe easier. One of the home remedy for cold and clog nose. For making you breathe easier, use peppermint.