Set of 3 selected organic essential oils – lavender, spearmint, and sweet orange
Lavender oil is the world’s best-selling essential oil and should be a staple in every family’s home. Lavender oil’s cooling, relaxing and uplifting effects have been cherished throughout the world for thousands of years. Lavender oil is revered in particular in folk traditions for its profound ability to cool an overheated body. When used regularly, it reduces feelings of anger, agitation and insecurity. You will be hard pressed to find an oil that has put more smiles on people’s faces!
Lavender Bulgaria essential oil recipes
- Deep Rest: 4 drops lavender, 2 drops Roman chamomile and 1 drop cedarwood. Add to a massage oil or to your diffuser.
- Feel Better Massage Blend: 4 drops mandarin, 2 drops grapefruit, 2 drops lavender and 2 drops Roman chamomile. Add to 15 mL of marula oil and massage into skin.
- Gentlest Aromatic Bath (for all ages): 2 drops lavender, 2 drops Roman chamomile. Add to warm bathwater.
- Skin Repair Blend: 4 drops lavender, 4 drops helichrysum and 2 drops rose in 15 mL of aloe vera gel. May also be applied neat.
Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Do not take lavender essential oil internally.
INGREDIENTS (INCI): Lavandula angustifolia oil
Although not as popular as peppermint oil, Spearmint essential oil is far gentler to use with children and has great benefits on the digestive system and relieves flatulence, constipation, vomiting and nausea, as well as the respiratory tract to relieve cough, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and sinus. On the skin it calms itching and has a stimulant action on the mind.
It has a similar aroma to that of peppermint oil, but is slightly sweeter and is pale yellow to greenish in color.
How Does Spearmint Oil Work?
Spearmint essential oil can be used in a number of ways:
- Inhalation — Compared to peppermint oil, spearmint oil is milder and can be used around children. Inhaling its fragrance may help fatigue and mental stress.
- Topical application — Add a few drops of this oil to your body care products and it may help ease acne and other skin conditions. Rubbing a diluted solution over your stomach may also ease digestive issues.
- Taken internally — Ingesting spearmint oil can help treat digestive problems. However, this should never be done without the aid of a professional aromatherapist or your physician.
- Added to bath water — This may help relieve fatigue, fever and muscle pain. Make sure to dilute the oil into a carrier oil before adding it to your bath water.
HIGHLY CONCENTRATED! Use diluted. Not to be used on children under 1 years of age, by pregnant or lactating women, or any people with allergies or sensitivity towards essential oils.
INGREDIENTS (INCI): Mentha spicata herb oil
Paramount among sweet orange oil’s benefits is its effect on the mental and emotional systems. Well-known for its uplifting and worry-reducing properties, orange oil carries cheerfulness while simultaneously calms, making it ideal as an overall mood enhancer and relaxant. Its balancing effect on the mind and body, and its warming and joyful qualities benefit people of all ages. Its broad aromatic appeal renders it an excellent choice for diffusing in diverse groups.
Sweet orange oil finds a wide range of use in holistically supporting the body on physical, mental, and emotional levels, while its universally appealing aroma and ease of blending make it useful under almost any circumstances and a valuable addition to many formulae. On the physical level orange oil, topically applied, can promote detoxification. This action has a positive effect assisting the body both during times of wellness as well as cold season. Orange oil, when inhaled, can settle the tummy. An overall excellent skin tonic, orange oil is used to support clear skin. In the home orange oil can be used (diluted) as a powerful grease cutter and cleaning agent.
HOW TO USE SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
- Direct Palm Inhalation:Use several drops in direct palm inhalation to shift mental negativity and promote feelings of joy.
OTHER WAYS TO USE SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Sweet orange essential oil can be applied topically, as a compress, in the bath, through direct inhalation, or diffuser. Because of its potential phototoxic effects, it should always be diluted and dermal applications avoided before exposure to sunlight.
- Use several drops in direct palm inhalation to shift mental negativity and enliven stale air.
- Add several drops to bathwater to help eliminate toxins, boost the lymphatic and immune systems and calm the nerves.
- Add several drops orange oil to a clean damp washcloth and toss in the dryer to freshen linens.
- Add 10 drops orange oil and three drops peppermint oilto a spray bottle for a revivifying air freshener.
- Diffuse orange oil in the office or at home to create a pleasant atmosphere.
Use safety precautions, because citrus and the sun are incompatible. Citrus oils, including orange, are phototoxic, and can damage your skin if rubbed on the skin and exposed to sunlight. Do not take sweet orange essential oil internally.
INGREDIENTS (INCI): Citrus sinensis oil