DID YOU KNOW (Aromatherapy oils part two)
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Always remember to use oils carefully.More is less.If you have any doubts always seek Professional advice. That means a fully qualified Aromatherapist and not just a shop assistant.
DID YOU KNOW
That all citrus oils tend to have a shelf life of 6 to 9 months and are photo-sensitive. This means that if you go in the sun after using any citrus oil, you will burn more quickly than normal. If you have sensitive skin it can cause a skin reaction.
DID YOU KNOW
All oils need to be blended in a carrier oil, except Lavender and Tea tree can be used neat on a stubborn spot. It will help to heal and dry up the offending blemish.
PLEASE REMEMBER IF YOU HAVE NUT ALLERGIES NOT TO BLEND YOUR OILS WITH ANY NUT BASED OILS(i.e almond etc)
If you are unsure buy a pre-blended oil so you do not mix too strong a dose, or get your aromatherapist to mix up a blend for you.
Here are some Aromatherapy oils with a little information about them.
Comes from italy and is made from the rind and peel of the fruit.Its is a cirtus oils and is very uplifting, good for depression. Remember not to go into the sun after using.
Comes from Britain, France Egypt .It is made from the flowers and is consoling and relaxing. Good for and safe to us on children.Excellent for children with upset tummies and frettful babies
From Egypt, Madagascar and china. The whole plant is used to make this. It the oil for the ladies, hormonal and mood balancer.
Mostly from Tasmania, England, France and Nz. The flower is used for this oil. It has so many uses anti septic anti bacterial etc. It is great for relaxation and aids sleep( afew drops on a pillow at bedtime)and so much more.To be avoided in the first trimester of pregnancy.
From Australia and NZ. Made from the leaves and twigs.It is anti germicidal, anti bacterial anti fungal.Very strong cleansing effect so use only a little.Please make sure it is the real deal and not a synthetic substitute as this can cause skin reactions.
From India and Sri Lanka . Made from flowers and smells divine.It has a seductive quality and aid relaxation.
Mostly from Australia. Made from the leaves and twigs. It is a strong oil that is clearing for the mind and body. Good for blocked sinus and headaches. PLEASE AVOID WHILE PREGNANT AND CAN INTERFERE IF YOU ARE TAKING HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES .
There are so many oils to chose from , but here are a few to try.
These oils can be used for massage .
DID YOU KNOW
That if you are putting in a few drops in the bath mix a little milk or vodka to the water to allow the oils to mix fully and you will get two treatments in one. Not only will you inhale the benefits of the oils it will also be absorbed by the skin. Allowing maximum absorption through the nose and the skin.
Elaine is a qualified Aromatherpist.If you have any questions please call her at Hair Linez in Te Puke on 5735361.
Elaine is currently running workshops and is available for talks to groups who may be interested.
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