Exploring Essential oils and its benefits
From the relaxing aroma of lavender, calming scent of Jasmine, to the invigorating fragrance of eucalyptus, essential oils ignite your senses and enliven your body. The recent trend nowadays is to go back to basics. Go back to using organic, herbal and natural products. Because of the effects of harsh chemicals from what products we use from day to day, including medicines, it does more harm than good. People now are going back to tapping our natural resources in treating from common symptoms to dreadful diseases. One of the natural and organic ways in healing is the use of essential oils.
Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes throughout history. The awareness in essential oils has rejuvenated in recent decades with the popularity of spa and aromatherapy, wherein as alternative medicine, uses essential oils and other aromatic compounds. Oils are volatilized, diluted in a carrier oil and used in massage, diffused in the air by a nebulizer or dehumidifiers, heated over a candle flame, or burned as incense.
Some essential oils
As of today, mixing of essential oils or just as is, have notable benefits in treating common illnesses and symptoms. It can also alter moods that is why it mostly used in spa treatments and massage. You can now make a mix on your own depending on your desired application. But before doing so, here are some of the important things to consider:
Consider diluting topical oils.
Diluting essential oils for topical purpose will lessen the concentration, hence, it will not give harsh reaction to the skin when applied. We can use carrier oils to dilute such as Coconut oil or jojoba oil which are great for sensitive skin.
Consider choosing to buy the essential oils with most benefits.
Essential oils do not come cheap. Especially because the process of extracting is also not easy and cheap. Buying the essential oils which has several benefits will save you a lot. Some example may include Lavender and orange essential oils.
Consider proper storage of Essential oils
Undiluted essential oils must be stored in cool place in dark glass containers. This will extend the shelf life and filter out the sun’s ultra violet rays. However, for diluted and mixed solutions like simple home cleaning mixture, you can use clear, plastic containers.
Re-using your old colored glass bottles
Reusing your old bottle containers can save you money plus it is generally safe to reuse it. Simply wash and clean with distilled water and dry before refilling with your favorite essential oil.
There are absolutely many uses of essential oils in your Life
Use essential oils for maintaining overall wellness, clean the house, enhance natural beauty, support healthy weight, promote natural healing to common symptoms, keeping your emotions in check and place it in every room in your home and even your car!
Essential oils benefits
The benefits of Essential oils are almost endless. If you are into living clean and green, natural and organic, what a better way to do this than using Essential oils. Start mixing up your Essential oil kit now!