What are essential oils and how to use them
Essential oils are natural aromatic extracts which are distilled from plants and they have been used since Ancient Egypt to improve well-being. Essential oils are 50 to 70 times more potent than herbs, so that often only 1-3 drops are needed to get results.
They are often used to ease stress, boost moods, help alleviate pain from occasional headaches, get a better night’s sleep, relieve nausea, and even repel insects and much more.
These essential oils contain hundreds of different compounds, providing complex and versatile abilities to combat threats without building up resistance. They work with the body to address issues and root causes on a cellular level.
Essential oils have multiple properties for example Lavender essential oil has antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties just to name a few and they act multiple ways at the same time. So when you apply Lavender essential oil on a scratch on your hand, the oil starts support healing of the skin and at the same time gets in to your blood stream and helps create a sense of calmness. Also their ability to pass through cell membrane enables them to support your body systems on cellular level.
How to apply essential oils
There are three ways to use essential oils:
Breath in the Lavender oil scent from the bottle to relax
1 – 2 drops of Peppermint on the palms, rub together, cup over your nose and breathe for afternoon pick-me-up
Diffuse 5-6 drops dōTERRA of On Guard protective blend for immune bust and uplifting aroma
Add a 2-3 drops of dōTERRA Balance Grounding Blend in to you aroma jewellery (pendant or bracelet) to help create a sense of calm and relaxation
Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower and enjoy the benefits of steam inhalation.
Directly on to your skin (dilute for children or sensitive skin with carrier oil such as Fractionated Coconut oil)
Add a drop a Geranium essential oil to your moisturizer to make skin feel smoother
Popular application points
- Bottoms of your feet – have the largest pores, oil reaches the blood stream quicker
- Pulse points
- Back of your neck
- Down the spine
Drop Lemon essential oil into a glass of water and drink it to aid digestion
Drop On Guard protective blend under your tongue for immune bust (adults only)
Fill capsules to make your own pills (one drop of Oregano oil to maintain healthy immune function)
Warning: not all oils are indented for internal use, and only use Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® oils internally – always check the label for instructions.
If you like to reduce toxins in your home, why not take advantage of essential oils antibacterial properties in DIY your products. For example add a few drops of Tea Tree, Lemon or On Guard Protective blend oils to a spray bottle with water and use on surfaces as a cleaner around the home. It’s not only effective and safe but it fills your house with lovely aroma too.
While using the essential oils you’re be able to DIY your own hand soap, clay mask, bathroom spray, dish-washing tablets, cleansing wipes and more.
Pure and affordable essential oils
To get a full benefits you need to use 100 % pure, the highest quality and safe (tested Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade®) essential oils. That’s why we offer dōTERRA essential oils. Their essential oil purity allow often only 1-3 drops to get results which makes dōTERRA oils very affordable.
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Occasional user – shop individual oils
You’d like to buy one or a couple of essential oils here and then as you explore them and use them for your self and your family. You are always welcome to come back to AromaNita.com.au for more learning/information or any time you’d like to buy more oils.
We’re happy to answer any question you might have along the way.
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You’d like to buy more oils, probably on regular basic and maybe share them with your friends. With the membership you’ll get 25% wholesale discount and our ongoing support from AromaNita.com.au team on your essential oil journey.