Aromatherapy can be applied in everyday life. It can be used to relieve emotional stresses like anxiety, depression, anger and grief as well as physical ailments like pain from arthritis and menstruation as well as bacterial, fungal and viral infections and inflammations.
Happiness Inducing Blend
Blend in the following essential oils: 2 drops of sandalwood, 1 drop of rose and 2 drops of bergamot. If you intend to use this as bath oil, which allows the blend to permeate your skin, you must multiply it by 3 to make a 15-drops blend.
Memory Improvement Blend
Using 8 drops each of cypress and rosemary and 4 drops of basil, mix them well in a dark-colored glass and roll between your hands to warm them up. You can then add the mixture into your diffuser according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Stress Reduction Blend
By blending 6 drops of grapefruit and 2 drops each of jasmine and ylang-ylang to an ounce of carrier oil like sweet almond, you can make massage oil that can relieve stress. Or you can substitute bergamot, geranium and frankincense in the same proportions as above.
Calm Inducing Blend
Mix 1 ounce of sweet almond with 5 drops of lavender and 10 drops of Roman chamomile to make massage oil. Thisought to be applied in foot massage for the person who needs to be calm and relaxed. However, do not drive after using the blend as it has a sedative effect.
Arthritis Pain Reliever
Combine 2 ounces of hemp seed, 20 drops of Roman chamomile and 5 drops of black pepper to produce massage oil, which can then be properly applied on arthritic joints. However, care must be taken to ensure that doctor's recommendations regarding the massage of inflamed joints are followed.
Menstrual Crams Reliever
Mix 1 ounce of sweet almond with 5 drops of lavender, 15 drops of peppermint and 10 drops of cypress to make massage oil, which can be applied to the abdominal area. Always ensure that this is stored in a clean and dark-colored glass bottle.
Nasal Decongestant Blend
For relief of stuffy noses, combine 15 drops of eucalyptus, 2 drops of peppermint and 13 drops of pine into a glass bottle with an orifice reducer. Pour about 3 drops of the mixture into a cotton ball and inhale. Be careful to use this only occasionally and only when you have a stuffy nose.
To facilitate the healing process, apply a blend of 1 ounce sweet almond oil and 8 drops of helichrysum into the bruises at least 2 times a day.
Cuts and Scrapes Balm
Children are sooner to cuts and scrapes so it helps to have this blend ready: 1 ounce of beeswax, 3 ounces of sweet almond oil, 40drops of tea tree oil and 40 drops of lavender oil. Melt the beeswax in a pan and warm the sweet almond oil in a different pan. Pour both into a bowl and mix in the rest of the ingredients. Wait for the mixture to cool before using.
General Massage Oil
This one is for general body massage that induces feelings of general well-being. Just combine 10 drops of any essential oils of your choice with 1 ounce of carrier oil.
These top ten blends for everyday use will help in the maintenance of health within the family, not to mention a sweet-smelling room!