Aromatherapy Recipes

Aromatherapy uses plant components that are volatile (essential oils) and other aromatic compounds to improve a person's mood, health or cognitive function.

Before you start aromatherapy, it is essential to know if you are allergic to certain essential oils. If you are a first-time user, it is advisable to conduct a small patch test, on the inside portion of your wrist, using a small amount of the oil before you use it elsewhere.



Aromatherapy for Skin Care

Following oils can be used individually or in combination of two or three oils added to your everyday moisturiser. The ideal ratio would be two drops of oil to every 100 ml of cleanser. Normal skin : Sandalwood, lavender, neroli or rose.
Dry skin : Ylang ylang, geranium, rose or chamomile
Cracked skin : Chamomile or benzoin
Sensitive skin : Chamomile, rose or jasmine
Combination skin : Lavender or geranium or

Homemade aromatherapy involves herbs and natural ingredients. They help in providing natural oil and moisture to the skin.

Aromatherapy Bath Salts

Guest Recipe by Purest Clean (purestclean.com)

Requirement:

Glass Spice Jar
food coloring
30 drops of sweet almond oil or 2 Tbls vegetable oil
10-14 drops of pure essential oils: either lemon, sweet orange or grapefruit.
Baking soda or baking soda with sea salts. Tie a matching ribbon on the jar.

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl add all ingredients and blend until color is consistent. Add to spice jar and don't forget the ribbon. Try using 2 mixing bowls with different colors for an artistic flair, especially for gifts. Enjoy!

Aromatherapy Body Spritzer/Perfume

Guest Recipe by Purest Clean, purestclean.com

Requirement:

Spray bottle
distilled water
1Tbls sweet almond oil or vegetable oil
pure essential oils: either lemon, sweet orange, grapefruit or lavender for a sleepy bedtime spritzer.

Instructions:

Add water, and oils in spray bottle. Shake well and spray. Enjoy!






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