Here are a few more aromatherapy essential oil recipes and choices with a little bit of information on how to best make use of their beneficial properties.
This is a common additive for gum, toothpastes, and foods, but the menthol that is contained in peppermint actually helps the skin! It leaves a cooling effect along with preventing microorganism growth and bacterial growth and helps with increasing the oil production of the skin.
HERE ARE SOME ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES USING PEPPERMINT:
You can find out all about Rosemary Herb and Essential Oil here.
Known for its romantic scent and calming properties, Jasmine is great to ‘put you in the mood’, but it’s also incredibly useful for dry skin as it provides lots of moisture and hydration for your skin.
Using it as a massage lotion is greatly beneficial for emotional well being and skin hydration. It is known as the most calming scent there is.
It is also beneficial for those who are in labor, because it promotes uterine contractions and speed up delivery – thus those who are pregnant should only use it when in labor! You only need 5-6 drops for your bath.
You can even combine the oils to your liking to make the perfect soothing bath. Jasmine with Lavender is an ideal relaxing winter bath.
HERE ARE SOME ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES USING JASMINE:
Helps with broken capillaries, improves elasticity of the skin and stimulates cell activity and growth.
This is great for nurturing dry skin, new cell growth means any dead and dry cells will be sloughed off leaving the surface skin smooth and soft.
You can learn more about Neroli Essential Oil and Its Benefits and Uses here.
Tea tree oil helps to kill bacteria, promotes cell regrowth, protects from free-radicals, and as a bonus it works as a natural insecticide.
It has gained popularity in recent years as a treatment for head lice, however it can also be used as a natural remedy for dandruff along with other essential oils.
HERE ARE SOME RECIPES USING TEA TREE:
Rosehip Seed Oil is incredibly moisturizing and is one of the only essential oils that you can apply directly to your skin without a carrier oil.
It helps to reduce scarring, even out skin tone. It has a high amount of fatty acids which promote healing of the skin and prevents keloid scarring.
Patchouli Oil helps to tone the skin and muscles, it also allows nutrients to be absorbed quickly and easily into the skin.
It also has Cytophylactic which means it helps promote the growth of new skin cells and red blood cells - meaning your skin actually starts to grow back and look younger.
There you have it! A few more essential oils to help you with your home remedies and natural skin care.
Special Note: I use Amazon online to purchase ready to go products so I can maintain my natural skin care regime at all times, e.g travelling, working long hours, unable to get to the store... It is a good alternative without compromising my ideals.
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