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Aromatherapy Blends


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Winter Solstice Blend
15 drops each lemon and juniper berry
30 drops each frankincense and myrrh

Relaxation/Calming Blend

6 drops lavender oil
3 drops geranium
2 ounces distilled water

Mental Clarity Blend

6 drops rosemary
4 drops lemon
2 ounces distilled water

Prosperity Blend

6 drops fir needle oil
3 drops lemon or lemongrass oil
2 ounces distilled water

SOURCE: unknown


PMS Blend

3 drops Clary Sage
2 drops Geranium
2 drops Chamomile

Add directly to bathwater.


Blend for painful joints

3 drops Black Pepper
2 drops Chamomile
2 drops Marjoram

Add to a bowl of hot or cold water. Soak compress pad in mixture, wring out and applied to sore joints.


Inhalation Blend-for head congestion and sinusitis

2 drops Eucalyptus
2 drops Pine
2 drops Peppermint

Add to a bowl of steaming water bend head over and cover head and bowl with towel in tent fashion. Inhale 5-10 minutes. Repeat as needed up to 5x a day.


Migraine Blend-for vaporizer

3 drops Basil
3 drops Peppermint
4 drops Lavender

Add to vaporizer and inhale deeply while sitting in a darkened room.


Blend for Irritability

3 drops Lavender
3 drops Chamomile
2 drops Neroli

Add directly to bath or to 3tsp grapeseed or sweet almond oil for massage.


Smelling Salts for Depression & Anxiety

1 TB coarse salt
add to it:
3 drops Bergamot oil
2 drops Geranium oil
3 drops of Petitgrain
-or-
1 drop of Neroli

Combine and store in a closed container, sniff as needed.


Blend for Weight Loss

10 drops Lavender
10 drops Black Pepper
5 drops Sandalwood
5 drops Frankincense

Mix into 3 fl. oz of Sweet Almond oil and store in a dark glass container. Massage into areas you wish to lose weight.


Blend for Cough Relief

3 drops Hyssop
3 drops Niaouli
1 drop Myrrh

mix into 3 tsp. vegetable oil and rub into chest.

Calming Irritable Kids

1 drop Lavender Oil
1 drop orange oil

Add to bath water or dab on a favorite stuffed animal, blanket or to clothing.

Colic

10ml Sweet Almond Oil
1 drop mandarin oil

Blend and gently massage in a clockwise motion on the belly for about 3 min.

Balance and Calm

3 drops Cedarwood oil
4 drops lavender oil
3 drops tangerine oil

Blend and add to a oil lamp ring or oil burner

Constipation Relief

20ml Carrier Oil
4 drops Black pepper oil
4 drops Rosemary Oil

Blend and store in an airtight bottle, shake gently to mix. Apply to belly in a clockwise motion to help relieve discomfort from constipation.

Tranquility Blend

2 drops Lavender Oil
2 drops Bergamot Oil
2 drops Geranium-Rose Oil

Add a few drops to water in an oil warmer

Refreshing Antiseptic

2 drops Eucalyptus Oil
2 drops Lemon Oil
1 drop Rosemary Oil
Add a few drops to water in an oil warmer

Air Freshener- Disinfectant

3 drops Tea Tree oil
2 drops Lavender oil
2 drops lemon oil

Relax and De-stressing blend

3 drops geranium rose oil
3 drops lavender oil
Add a few drops to water in an oil warmer

Refreshing

2 drops Bergamot oil
3 drops Lemon oil
1 drop Rosemary oil
Add a few drops to water in an oil warmer

SOURCE: UNKNOWN





"Scents" of Wonder

The Fireside Blend

1ml Pine (Pinue silvestrus)
2ml Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica)
2ml Orange (Citrus sinesis)


Blend all essential oils into a 5ml bottle and shake gently to combine. To use, place 1 or 2 drops of this blend onto your fire logs and allow time for the oils to permeate the wood. Burn logs and enjoy the fragrance they release!

Spicy Mulled Warmth

2ml Orange(Citrus sinesis)
1/2ml Cinnamon(Cinnamomun zeylanicum)
2ml Mandarin(Citrus reticulata)
1/2ml Clove(Eugenia caryophyllata)

Blend together in a 5ml bottle and diffuse any time you want to set a warm and inviting atmosphere

The Great Outdoors

1ml Pine(Pinus sylvestris)
1ml Spruce(Tsuga canadensis)
2ml Bitter Orange(Citrus aurantium)
1ml Cedarwood(Cedrus atlantica)

Blend together and diffuse to help freshen the air and bring the outdoors, inside!

SOURCE: Green Valley Aromatherapy

Cleaning with Essential Oils

Essential Oils for the Winter Season and Spring cleaning:

Tea Tree-antiviral,antibacterial, deoderizes, good for sickrooms
Eucalyptus-antiviral; cleaning sickrooms
Orange-lifts moods
Lemon-lifts moods, good to add to cleaning, laundry.
Bergamot-good for winter blues
Clary Sage-good for winter blues
Chamomile-dry skin
Thyme-boosts immune system

To use these oils you can either add a few drops to an oil ring which sets on a light bulb and diffuses the scent (or an aromatherapy diffuser);blend a few drops of oils with a carrier oil-jojoba, sesame, even canola or olive in a pinch, a few drops in your bath water, humidifier, vaporizer

Please note the citrus oils should not be applied directly to the skin as they can cause skin irritations especially if the skin is exposed to sunlight.