Friday, November 27, 2020

10 Essential Oils for Detox

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# 1 Lemon (Italy)

  • Rich source of vitamin C
  • Kidney  stones, to prevent or treat
  • Aids in digestion  (lose weight, process food faster, more energy, absorb and store less fat)
  • Deodorize room of food smells, not just cover bad smells but rather neutralize them
  • Raises mental focus and attention
  • Improves skin  (as a cellulite treatment)
  • Rejuvenate and repair skin, especially after winter
  • Replace or aid household cleaning products  (add to mop water, steam broom like Swiffer, carpet cleaner)
  • Repel house ants, spiders, terminates

Oral supplement:  1 teaspoon of sugar, honey or maple syrup plus 1 drop of Lemon oil after every meal

Oral supplement:  in food, such as salad or fish, 3 drops

Skin treatment in the bath:  3-5 drops for beginners, maximum recommended dosage is 9-11 drops . Note: Please do not just add Lemon drops directly into the bath water, as it is not very effective this way.  Better to place the drops in a small cup of salt, milk, honey or even your own bath shampoo, mix together and then pour into the bath water.

Skin treatment directly on skin as homemade oil cream:  30 ml (1 oz) ofcarrier oil, such as Olive, Jojoba or Avocado to 1 drop of Lemon oil.

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# 2 Orange Sweet (USA)

  • Improves liver function
  • Source of Vitamin C
  • Improves skin making it cleaner, brighter, removes toxins, reduce wrinkles, cellulite treatment
  • Helps with depression, especially for kids to boast mood
  • Add to your body oil after sunbathing to keep skin refreshed, hydrated and maintain that bronze shinny look
  • Hair health
  • Refreshing, a stimulate
  • Eye health   (helping those who spend lots of time in front of a computer monitor, stabilize eye pressure)

Oral supplement:  1 drop of Lemon oil onto a teaspoon of sugar or honey and stir well in tea

Oral supplement:  in food, such as salad or fish, 3 drops

Skin treatment in the bath:  5-7 drops for beginners, maximum recommended dosage is 12-15 drops . Note: Please do not just add Sweet Orange drops directly into the bath water, as it is not very effective this way.  Better to place the drops in a small cup of salt, milk, honey or even your own bath shampoo, mix together and then pour into the bath water.  And do not take bath before bedtime, as Orange is a stimulate and works to energize your body and mind.

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# 3 Lavender (France & Bulgaria)

  • Aromatherapy origin
  • Skin improvement
  • Rejuvenate skin after harsh weather conditions (i.e. sunburn, frost bite)
  • Baby skin, diaper rash, skin irritation from sweeting
  • Reduce scars
  • Help rashes
  • Improve mood, improve harmony
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Calming effect
  • Insomnia
  • Treat insect bites
  • Make a spray to keep insects away
  • Muscle relief
  • Immunity booster

Notes: safe for newborns, young children, pregnant women and can be applied directly to skin without a carrier oil and orally.

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# 4 Eucalyptus & Eucalyptus Lemon

  • Cleans the air, fights airborne bacteria and viruses
  • Reduce negative effects of allergies in spring season
  • Treat burns on the skin  (for severe burns: add 1.5-2.5 ml to 30 ml of coconut oil)
  • Raises your ability to concentrate, more mental focus
  • Helps in winter (when little sun) and you’re not getting enough vitamin D
  • Keeps ticks away

USEFUL FACT

If new to aroma therapy and not sure if a particular essential oil can harm your skin, place 7 drops of that oil and 1 drop of Eucalyptus.  The Eucalyptus will help prevent or drastically minimize any damage.

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# 5 Rosemary

  • Acts as a pain reliever  (when mixed with Lavender will provide more powerful relief)
  • Helps with sharp, intense body aches and pains
  • Hair health
  • Reduce bloating in legs and body, especially for older people and pregnant women 
  • Increase memory and faster recall
  • Makes blood vessels stronger, reduce spider veins  (add to Orange Sweet)
  • Improve digestion
  • Improve kidney function  (add to Lemon)
  • For cooking  (best to aid in digestion – just make sure its certified organic)

For Skin Treatments

*Adults and Seniors use 30 drops per 30ml (1 oz) of Olive oil

*Pregnant women use maximum 7-11 drops per 30 ml (1 oz) of Coconut oil or Olive oil

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# 6 Geranium (Egypt)

  • Women’s best friend in essential oils
  • Excellent additive to body and cream products because conducts other essential oils to reach blood and lymph system even faster
  • Perfect to help solve depression
  • Opens person’s psychology to operate in a good way
  • Uplift spirit
  • Beneficial to treat all kinds of skin aliments , such as acne
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Hair health
  • Repel ticks, mosquitos and other insects  (add Eucalyptus Lemon and Lavender to make a more powerful insect repellent)
  • 100% pure oil will not burn the skin, so you may place directly

Application:  1 drop Geranium on tissue for younger person, 2 drops middle aged and 3 drops for seniors.  Can be placed directly on the skin, for example 1-2 drops on each wrist.  Or as a body oil 30 ml carrier oil plus 30 drops of Geranium.

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# 7 Cedarwood

  • Helps adapt to new or challenging  environments  (first day of school, new job)
  • Children under 7 years old should NOT ever use Cedarwood.  Pre-teens and teens should only use it very sparingly, usually 2/3 less than an adult application
  • Relaxes and warms muscles, great to apply BEOFRE a strenuous gym workout
  • Skin improvement and cellulite treatment  (add Orange for a superior treatment)
  • Relaxing massage which results in a very refreshed feeling
  • Repels insects

Skin treatment directly on skin as homemade massage oil prior to gym workout:  30 ml (1 oz) ofcarrier oil, such as Sesame seed oil, to 30 drops of Cedarwood oil.

Skin treatment directly on skin as homemade cellulite treatment:  30 ml (1 oz) ofcarrier oil, such as Walnut, Hazel, Almond, to 25-30 drops of Cedarwood oil.

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# 8 Oregano (Italy)

  • Helps with digestive issues, upset stomach
  • Reduce women’s hot flashes connected to menopause
  • Joint pain
  • Hair
  • Sore throat
  • Infections
  • Prevent colds and flu

Oral supplement (if certified organic) for upset stomach,  sore throat , prevent infections OR hot flashes from menopause:  1 drop of Oregano with teaspoon of Olive oil.  Then you may also drink water mixed with lemon water to erase any unpleasant taste.

Skin treatment to help relieve pain related to hot flashes from menopause:  30 ml (1 oz) ofcarrier oil (such as Olive,  Avocado)  add 30 drops of Oregano oil.  Rub on lower abdomen and lower back.

Skin treatment directly on skin as homemade massage oil to help relieve joint pain:  30 ml (1 oz) ofcarrier oil, such as Olive , Avocado , to 30 drops of Oregano.  For severe pain you may add up to 60 drops of Oregano.

Hair treatment directly in your shampoo to promote growth, strength:  5ml (about 120 drops) of Oregano oil to standard sized shampoo bottle (15oz of 444ml).

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# 9 Peppermint (India)

  • Heartburn
  • Reduce Fever
  • Cooling body in hot weather
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Reduce unpleasant room or house smells
  • Refresh clothes hanging in closet long time

Oral supplement (if certified organic) for heartburn ,  sore throat , prevent infections and hot flashes from menopause:  1 drop of Peppermint with teaspoon of Olive oil.  Then you may also drink water mixed with lemon water to ease any unpleasant taste.

Skin treatment to help relieve fever:  50 drops of Peppermint per 4-5 oz of cool water.  Dip cloth in water, rinse and place on forehead for a few minutes.  Repeat process.

Skin treatment to help feel cool on hot day:  Add cool water into spray bottle.  Add Peppermint oil at a 1:10 ratio.  For example 2 oz of water requires 6 ml of Peppermint oil. Shake well!

Skin treatment to help feel cool after shower on hot day:  30 drops Peppermint to 60 ml of coconut oil.  Use as a post shower body lotion.

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# 10 Vanillia (India)

  • Feeling of safety
  • Help relieve stress
  • Skin nutrition
  • Helps put baby (and adults) to sleep after bath.  Wake up refreshed.  Best results when mixed with lavender

Oral supplement (if certified organic): a drop or two in your coffee, tea or when baking

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Frankincense (Egypt)

  • Feeling of Protection
  • Helps keep focus
  • Increase confidence
  • Skin nutrition
  • Warming of body, muscles, help relieve pain (especial women)
  • Healthy gums
  • Healthy hair
  • Improve vision, rebuild eye nerves

Hair treatment directly into your conditioner:  30 drops of Frankincense to 30 ml (1 oz) hair conditioner.

Rose (Egypt)

  • Mulit-purpose
  • Mood improvement
  • Younger skin
  • Women infections
  • Anti-age for skin
  • Improve confidence to open communication
  • Increase blood flow

Intimate wash: 2 oz water, 3-5 drops of Rose oil.  Shake well, apply.

Skin treatment to help feel comfortable during and after long flight: 1 oz carrier oil (any) add 5-9 drops of Rose oil.  Apply onto lower abdomen, lower back, between legs.

Luxury skin treatment for face: 1 oz  Virgina coconut oil add 9-11 drops of Rose oil.

Aromatherapy romantic atmosphere: a2 oz of water add 5-7 drops of Rose water inside a spray bottle.  Shake very well.  Spray into the air or even onto your bedsheets.

Oral supplement (if certified organic) to promote confident public speaking: 8 oz of water add 1 drop of Rose oil.  Rinse the water in your mouth for a few seconds (do not swallow), then spit out.  Repeat a few times.  You may also apply a drop of Rose on each wrist.

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