There are many aromatherapy recipes for sleep, stress, allergies and to help improve certain areas of life. Aromatherapy can also help you seem to be slimmer, prettier and more inviting. There are scents to help improve test scores and to make your memory sharper. Listed below are several aromatherapy recipes.
Help For Insomnia – Go to sleep almost effortlessly with the help of lavender essential oil. A couple of drops on a cotton ball tucked in your pillow will do the trick.
Stop Motion Sickness – Ginger or peppermint can be used for motion sickness. Simply put 2 drops of ginger or peppermint essential on a cotton pad or on tissue and use it an an inhalant – frequently – during trip.
Sports Aid – A study showed that college players who inhaled peppermint essential oil while participating in a sports event performed better in several areas — speed, alertness, strength and motivation.
Calming Spray – Make a spray that will bring relaxation and calm to your home.
Mix 20 drops of lavender essential oil
20 drops of tangerine or lemon balm essential oil
8 ounces of water
Use it in your home and you can also use it in your automobile during long car trips.
Ease The Misery of a Common Cold – The misery of a cold is a terrible feeling. To ease some of your discomfort, use this recipe;
5 drops of Eucalyptus globulus and
5 drops of Ravensara aromatic essential oil in your aromatherapy diffuser or in a room vaporizer.
As the steam fills the room, it help to ease your congestion and the overall misery of a cold.
Heal Cuts and Scrapes Faster – Even a minor cut or scrape hurts and it can easily become infected if it is not properly take care of.
5 drops of lavender essential and
5 drops of tea tree essential oil
1/2 cup of water
Helps minor cuts, scrapes and wounds heal faster and with less risk of infection, thanks to the antiseptic properties of the tea tree oil. Simply use some of the mixture to clean the injury and add a couple of drops to the bandage.
End Diaper Rash – Gently relieve diaper rash with this simple recipe
5 drops lavender and
Tea tree essential oils
1/2 cup of almond oil.
Rub a small amount on your baby’s affected area until the rash is gone.
Ease Ear Ache – To ease the pain of an earache, try this;
2 drops of lavender
2 drops of thyme linalol
Put the drops directly onto a clean warmed wash cloth and hold the washcloth against the affected ear.
Get a Sharper Focus – Simply placing the scent(s) one or more of either –
will help you to focus during study time. You can find the scent or scents that works best for you by experimenting with the different aromas.
Ease Your Headache – To relieve a headache and tension — mix
2 drops of lavender essential oil
2 drops of peppermint essential oil together
1 teaspoon of almond oil or vegetable oil
Put a drop of the mixture onto each temple and massage it in for a few minutes. You can use a couple of drops to massage your neck and shoulder area to further relieve the tension.
When using essential oils, never let pure essential touch the skin directly. Always dilute it before allowing direct contact. Always remember, too much of a good thing can be bad. Do not inhale too much of the oil directly, it can cause side effects. Do not let this article be a substitution for professional medical advice.