Thursday, June 3, 2010

TOP 5 ESSENTIAL OILS


Aromatherapy is ~
the topical or inhaled use of essential oils for their beneficial effect on energy, mood, and physiological and psychological well being.
Essential oils are highly concentrated plant essences
extracted from the flowers, roots, rhizomes, leaves, bark, and fruits of fragrant medicinal plants. Essential oils can truly enhance your daily living either as an environmental fragrance, personal perfume, therapeutic application or a bath & beauty product.
Aromatherapy is plant based healing in it's most concentrated form.

Essential Oils 101
~the essential five ~

LAVENDER
lavender is beneficial for headaches,
stress reduction, and soothing burns,
as well as a wide variety of skin complaints.

PEPPERMINT
Aids digestion, respiration, and circulation.
Soothing & calming for sore and tired muscles.

ROMAN CHAMOMILE
Very safe and effective anti--inflammatory
and relaxant for children and adults of all ages.
Also useful for inducing a calm restful state
and helpful in cases of mild stomach upset.

ROSEMARY
Invaluable for hair and skin. Stimulates circulation
and can also be used as an expectorant.

TEA TREE
Widely known for it's anti-septic properties,
tea tree oil is also
anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature.
Tea Tree can be used to help stimulate the immune system as well.

* NEVER APPLY UNDILUTED ESSENTIAL OILS TO YOUR SKIN
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LAVENDER AND TEA TREE OIL*

*ALL 'ESSENTIAL 5' OILS ARE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE FOR CHILDREN IN LOW (.5 - 1%) DILUTIONS.*

*DO NOT USE PEPPERMINT OR ROSEMARY DURING THE FIRST 4 MONTHS OF PREGNANCY*

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