How To Use Essential Oils

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Essential oils are distilled aroma compounds of plants.  They have been used for thousands of years for health benefits, emotional aromatherapy support and even sacred practices.  

I like to use essential oils for emotional & spiritual support, healthy living, mood management, clearing my space and as an alternative health care for my family.  

 

 

How To Use Essential Oils

There are 3 ways that you can use and add essential oils into your everyday life.

 

AROMATIC

Essential Oils, when diffused or inhaled, can be very stimulating, calming, or soothing. Diffusing Essential Oils can also cleanse and purify the air.

Aromatic uses include:

  • Using a diffuser 
  • Place a drop in the palm of your hand, cup your hands and inhale through your nose
  • Apply oil to a cotton ball and place in the air vents of your vehicle
  • Mix oils in a spray bottle with water and mist over furniture, carpet, or linens
  • Add oil to a batch of laundry or to dryer sheets
  • Use in household surface cleaners

 

TOPICAL

  • Their chemical structures enables them to pass through skin for an immediate systemic response

Apply topically on areas of the body like neck, forehead, temples, wrists, bottom of the feet.

For sensitive skin and children, dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil.

 

INTERNAL

  • Certain Essential Oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness

If it is safe for internal consumption, the bottle label will clearly state that it is intended for internal use. Once you check for the label you can add 1 drop in water or even a smoothie. Add a drop to your food dishes. Be careful a drop of oil goes a long way. You can also use essential oils in veggie capsules. 

Not all essential oils are created the same.  The purity, potency + sourcing of essentials oils are important when determining which ones to use!  I only recommend and use pure, therapeutic grade essential oils.  

Essential oils are amazing.  I would love to hear if you are using them along your favorite way to use them.  Leave me a comment below.