Essential Oils Starter Kit
Those who are new to essential oils and aromatherapy can start home or professional practices slowly. Practice using and blending the oils for health, therapeutic and household purposes. Some oils are considered “starter oils” due to their versatility and ease of use.
About Our Starter Oils
Lavender Oil, helpful for several skin conditions and is well-known for its relaxing effects, is said to be the most versatile of all essential oils. It works as an anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, natural sedative and a topical antiseptic. A few drops of lavender oil can be blended with any carrier oil and used on the skin, in a bath or around the house.
Peppermint Oil is known for its strong, fresh, minty aroma. Regarded for soothing digestion and improving gastric issues, a drop of peppermint oil can be added to your tea or combined with a carrier oil and used on the skin or added to a bath.
Lemon Oil has antiseptic properties and contains substances that help improve immune system function. It has been said to improve vision and act as a skin cleanser. Add a drop to a carrier oil and massage onto the face or hands.
Eucalyptus Oil is helpful for sinus problems, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, sore throat and mouth infections. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to some bath salts and soak a virus way. You can also combine with a carrier oil and massage the bottom of your feet for quick anti-bacterial protection.
Tea Tree Oil has countless healing characteristics, including anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic. It is helpful for the skin, digestive system and several other health issues. A drop of neat tea tree oil applied to a pimple will do wonders!
Some Easy Ways to Use Essential Oils
- Mix 4-7 drops of one or more essential oils into a tablespoon of a carrier oil for a massage.
This is the perfect recipe utilizing peppermint and eucalyptus oils to rub away sore neck pain.
- Add 3 drops of an essential oil to a cotton ball, handkerchief or piece of cloth and inhale the
essence deeply every few minutes. Utilize lavender for a stress headache or to promote
a restful sleep.
- Add 3 of an essential oil to a hot or cold compress and lay over the forehead or eye area.
Utilizing eucalyptus oil will help to open up the sinuses.
- Add 5-8 drops of an essential oil to a tsp of a carrier oil and mix into a warm bath. Utilize
peppermint and eucalyptus oils to soak away sore muscles or lavender to induce
relaxation or eucalyptus to open the sinuses.
- To bring a clean, fresh smell to the kitchen, add 20 drops of lemon oil to a spray bottle and
fill with water. Wipe down your counters and table with this mixture.
- Got rambunctious kids? Encourage relaxation and sleepiness in the evening. Add 10 drops
of lavender to a small spray bottle and fill with water. Let your children spritz their bodies
Essential oils are versatile and have amazing health benefits. The oils listed here are good to start with, but there is a long list of others that are also good for beginners. Don’t forget to use proper amounts that must be diluted with a carrier so you don’t irritate your skin.
Get started with the Essential Oils Starter Kit today!