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It’s Essential: When and How to Use Essential Oils

It's Essential When and How to Use Essential Oils • Essential oils can be used to heal and support the body's emotional and physical well-being. Essential oils are volatile liquids distilled from plants and organic matter such as: Seeds Flowers Fruit Stems Bark Roots Leaves How to Use Essential Oils 0. Essential oils enter the body primarily in 3 ways: Applied to the skin using: Inhaled using: A compress A spray A diffuser Dry evaporation A bath Massage Steam A spray Ingested using: (The ingestion of essential oils is only recommended under the supervision of a licensed healthcare provider) Oral ingestion A suppository Aromas and Benefits ALLSPICE BERRY ANISE BASIL, SWEET BAY Aroma: spicy, sweet Aroma: sweet Aroma: floral, spicy, sweet Aroma: powerful, spicy, sweet Properties: warming. cheering, comforting, nurturing Properties: cheering, mildly euphoric Properties: clarifying, uplifting, energizing, refreshing Properties: clarifying, warming Health benefits: warms Health benefits: relieves Health benefits: facilitates Health benefits: relaxes the body, facilitates digestion, eases breathing congestion, pain, relaxes the body and mind digestion, relieves pain, improves blood circulation pain, spasms, reduces inflammation CARDAMOM CEDAR CHAMOMILE CINNAMON LEAF Aroma: woody, oily Aroma: sweet, fruity, tobacco-like, apple-like Aroma: spicy, floral Aroma: clove-like Properties: warming, comforting, alluring Properties: stabilizing, centering, strengthening Properties: refreshing, vitalizing Properties: calming, relaxing, soothing Health benefits: regulates menstrual cycles, reduces inflammation, inhibits Health benefits: heals wounds, relieves pain, improves blood circulation Health benefits: reduces Health benefits: fights depression, reduces swelling, eliminate gases, reduces inflammation, improves nervous system health nausea, promotes digestion, relaxes spasms fungal growth and infection CITRONELLA CLARY SAGE CYPRESS FENNEL Aroma: fresh, grassy, warm-woody Aroma: spicy, hay-like, Aroma: spicy, juniper, pine needle-like Aroma: sweet, earthy, bittersweet anise-like Properties: purifying, vitalizing Properties: centering, euphoric, clarifying Properties: purifying, balancing Properties: nurturing, supportive, restorative Health benefits: fights depression, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure, improves nervous system health Health benefits: strengthens the respiratory system, protects wounds against infections Health benefits: purifies blood, regulates menstrual cycles, increases appetite, clears constipation Health benefits: inhibits infections, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, removes toxins FRANKINCENSE GERANIUM GINGER GRAPEFRUIT Aroma: powerful, rose, fruity, minty Aroma: spicy, balsamic, Aroma: warm, spicy, woody Aroma: fresh, sweet, peppery bitter, citrus Properties: warming, strengthening, anchoring Properties: calming, clarifying, meditative Properties: soothing, mood-lifting, balancing Properties: refreshing, cheering Health benefits: improves Health benefits: fights infections, regulates menstrual cycles, treats symptoms of coughs and colds, reduces inflammation Health benefits: promotes cell growth, heals scars, stops hemorrhage stomach health, removes toxins, reduces pain, fights infection Health benefits: fights infection, reduces depression, eliminates toxins JASMINE JUNIPER BERRY LAVENDER LEMONGRASS Aroma: full, rich, honey-like, Aroma: fresh, warm, Aroma: sweet, balsamic, Aroma: powerful, lemony, sweet balsamic, woody-pine floral grassy needle Properties: calming. relaxing, romantic Properties: supportive, restoring Properties: balancing, soothing, calming, relaxing, healing Properties: vitalizing, cleansing Health benefits: reduces Health benefits: relieves Health benefits: fights infection, treats arthritis, improves stomach health, promotes wound healing inflammation, reduces Health benefits: alleviates pain, reduces fever, fights infection, eliminates gas spasms, relieves phlegm and coughs insomnia, improves immune system health, improves blood circulation, relieves pain MARJORAM, SWEET MYRRH NUTMEG ORANGE, SWEET Aroma: lively, sweet, fruity Aroma: warm, spicy, nutmeg-like Aroma: distinct, spicy, camphor-like Aroma: cinammon-like, spicy Properties: rejuvenating, uplifting, energizing Properties: cheering, refreshing, uplifting Properties: warming, balancing Properties: centering, calming, meditative Health benefits: improves Health benefits: removes toxins, improves immune system health, reduces Health benefits: improves stomach health, lowers blood pressure, treats headaches, inhibits viral Health benefits: reduces heart health, reduces spasms, relieves pain, protects wounds gas, alleviates cough and cold symptoms, boosts immunity health, reduces inflammation inflammation and bacterial growth OREGANO PATCHOULI PEPPERMINT PINE Aroma: strong, herbaceous Aroma: earthy, rich, sweet, balsamic, woody, spicy Aroma: powerful, sweet, menthol Aroma: fresh, resinous, pine needle-like Properties: invigorating, purifying, uplifting Properties: romantic, soothing Properties: vitalizing, refreshing, cooling Properties: refreshing, invigorating Health benefits: reduces inflammation, promotes digestion, inhibits infection, heals oxidative damage Health benefits: stops hemorrhaging, improves brain and memory health, clears congestion, reduces fever, improves liver health Health benefits: relieves pain, increases metabolism, improves respiratory health Health benefits: removes toxins, stops hemorrhaging, reduces inflammation, fights infection Your Essential Oil Body Map BRAIN/MIND Bay, clary sage, peppermint, juniper berry LIVER Cypress, rosemary, chamomile, peppermint, juniper, fennel THROAT STOMACH Lemongrass, oregano, lavender Peppermint, ginger, grapefruit, oregano, cardamom LUNGS SKIN Peppermint, lavender, basil, chamomile, frankincense Patchouli, fennel, jasmine, geranium, myrrh HEART JOINTS & MUSCLES Geranium, fennel, lavender, Marjoram, juniper, frankincense, nutmeg peppermint, juniper Essential oils-used topically, inhaled, or ingested (with the go-ahead from a health practitioner)-have endless health benefits. Just a few drops can help balance the mind, uplift spirits, relieve pain, and more. • • • • • • • • • FIX .com

It’s Essential: When and How to Use Essential Oils

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