If we study history of medicines, relaxation methods utilized by yogis or visit spa for a rub, “essential oils” seems to be a common term. Their amazing benefits are no secret now. In this blog, you are going to learn about essential oils, their uses, their extraction from plants or other natural resources and some of the health recipes or do it yourself projects which can help you and your loved ones have a healthier lifestyle.
Today’s times all of us are very much subjected to chemicals that we don’t realize its ill effects on our health. They have become a part of our lifestyle, for instance, your daily house floor cleaner, detergent, cosmetics, bath essentials, food preservatives and what not. Essentials oils are non-toxic and natural, if we could replace a number of the harmful chemicals with your awesome oils, we won’t be only looking after our health but also giving a clean environment to your family.
Here are some of the health recipes:
Many essentials oils are part of herbal medicines and Ayurveda medicines. As an example, just adding some of the very common essential oils like lavender, frankincense, lemon, peppermint and tea tree oil to your natural medicine cabinet can fight cough, cold and flu symptoms, relax and soothe your body and sore muscles, heal skin conditions, alleviate pain in muscles, improve your digestion, alleviate vomiting, reduce face wrinkles, etc.
Bathing oil and Bubble Bath
Blend 4 drops every one of Bergamot acrylic and Geranium acrylic and 2 drops of Vetiver essential oil. Add the mixture to 1 tablespoon of unscented bubble bath and add it to the hot water bath. Allow it to be soaked for 10 to 15 mins. Relieve all of your stress by taking bath in such heavenly bathing oil recipe. You could add few drops of lavender for calming aroma.
Take 4 cups of melted glycerin soap base. Add half cup of lavender flowers and rosemary leaves infusion, add 2 teaspoons of lavender oil and 1 teaspoon of rosemary oil. Following the melted base is combined with one of these ingredients and cooled down, the homemade soap is preparing to use
Toothpastes and Earth Paste
1 Oz of Oil of wintergreen, 1 Oz of Peppermint Essential Oil, 10 Oz of Clay, 1 Oz of Liquid Stevia, 26 Oz of Real Salt. Mix them well, homemade earth paste or toothpaste is ready.
In a pot add half cup of distilled water, 2 tablespoon of baking soda, two drops of wintergreen acrylic and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. Wintergreen oil may be replaced with tea tree oil. Shake the mixture well, homemade mouthwash is preparing to use.
Take a spray bottle and for the reason that take 350 ml of alcohol and for the reason that add 6 drops of cedar wood acrylic, 4 drops bergamot acrylic and 2 drops of sandalwood essential oil. Mix well the whole mixture in spray bottle to organize the homemade colognes.
Take 20 ml of base oil (Unscented), for the reason that oil add 5 drops of Spearmint oil, 3 drops every one of Basil oil, Lime oil, Rosemary oil, Eucalyptus oil and Bergamot oil, stir the mixture well to organize a nourishing and soothing body massage oil.
Oil for treating cough
Mix 3 drops Blood Orange, 1 drop Pine oil, 2 drops Cilantro, and 1 Oz of an EGCO. It’ll take away the cold and cough after massaging it within the chest and neck region of the body.