Updated: Dec 17, 2021
Part One of a Three Part series
Educating yourself before using Essential oils is so important. Using them properly will not only save you money but also you will get the right benefits from them. It is important that you use the very best quality oils when using them in all 3 ways. Aromatically, Topically and internally. You need to know you are getting 100% pure oils.
How do Essential Oils help Aromatically?
The sense of smell is a tool that can elicit powerful physiologic, mental, and emotional responses. Essential oils are readily volatile and are quickly absorbed by the olfactory receptors, which have a direct link to the limbic system by way of the olfactory nerve. The limbic system is part of the brain that supports a variety of functions including smell, emotions, behavior, and memory.
For this reason, essential oils have an especially powerful effect via aromatic application. Some essential oils induce uplifting or invigorating effects, while others are more calming.
Aromatic use can help with
Today we are learning Aromatic use.
Aromatic use is the most well know and safe for everyone in most all situations. The health benefits are amazing. Using diffusers instead of candles is so much safer and natural. The benefits of using essential oils aromatically are many. There are several ways to use them aromatically. A simple drop in your hands and a few deep inhales can change your mood in mere moments.
Filling a diffuser with water and 3 to 6 drops of essential oil can clear the air in a home. Change the moods of everyone in the room. Diffusing certain oils when you need to concentrate and focus. You or your children not sleeping well? A diffuser next to the bed with certain blends and help you sleep through the night. LESS is more you do not need more than a few drops in a diffuser and if you use too much can actually cause the opposite of what you were looking for. So always remember a drop or 2 is better than too much. Even if you don’t feel like you are smelling it, it is doing its job, promise.
Other ways to use Aromatically you may not have thought of.
*put a drop or 2 on a cotton ball
* a few drops of oil in a spray bottle with water and a tsp of vodka and spray furniture, carpet , counter tops
*add to cleaning products
* dryer balls or dryer sheets
*spritz on clothing
Here are some of my favorite oils to diffuse for specific use….remember 2 to 4 drops in a diffuser and you can mix and match.
Peace, Balance, Elevation, Peppermint , Lemon, Citrus Bliss, Passion, Motivate, Cheer
Focus and Concentration:
Rosemary, Peppermint , Wild orange, Lemon
Peace, Balance, Serenity, Console, Forgive
Clean the Air:
Purify, On Guard, Lemon, Lime, Spearmint
Passion, Peppermint, Lemon, Motivate
Cedarwood and Grapefruit (2 or 3 for each), Serenity, Vetiver, Peace, Roman Chamomile, Breathe, Siberian fir
These are just some suggestions. Remember you use whatever works for you.
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Next: topical use of Essential oils
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