So I want to soak in warm water after a hard day, relax the muscles of the entire body, bring thoughts in order and build the new plans. What else do you need for happiness? Here, of course, you can slukavit, because it is necessary for the happiness of so many and preferably immediately. But stop for a moment and breathe in the power of nature! That is the nature of every day gives us its freshness, energy, tenderness and beauty.
Thanks to the essential oils we can easily relieve fatigue and fight stress, colds escape from the common cold and cough, and for cosmetic purposes - to strengthen hair, tone and purify the skin. Essential oils are aromatic plants are produced and are odoriferous substances and mixtures of organic compounds that reach up to 500 units in the composition of the oil. History of essential oils dates back to the distant past, when the first mention of aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy treatments arisen in Mesopotamia and was used as a method of treating and preventing diseases, perfumes and cosmetics, in religious rituals and in embalming bodies. Even then, there was the opportunity to receive highly concentrated Phyto. Dear incense became a luxury item and talked about belonging to a certain social class. Almond, sesame, sandalwood and other oils are not just found in the texts of myths and legends from the time of Cleopatra.
Most essential oils are multifunctional: they are good antiseptics, have analgesic and healing influence, beneficial effect on the emotions, stimulate the immune system, helps clean the body from harmful toxins and poisons that affect the digestive, cardiovascular and central nervous system.
To begin using any essential oil for cosmetic or therapeutic purposes to be
Test on the absence of allergic reactions
The first method
1-2 drops of oil to put on a bandage or handkerchief and inhale periodically throughout the day.
1 drop of essential oil and 1/3 tsp. Vegetable mix and apply behind the ear. Positive: no skin allergies, severe headaches, runny nose and cough, shortness of breath and swelling of the face at 12 hours after the test. If these symptoms are not observed, the essential oil can be used. At the same time, avoid accidental oils in the eye.
Essential oils are used in different ways: inhalation, baths and baths, massages, kopressy and lotions, masks and lotions for the skin, an aromatic ice, oral rinses, hair products and more.
Natural essential oils, there are many, but most
cosmetic and medicinal purposes, the following essential oils
: Anise star-shaped, sweet orange and grapefruit, ylang-ylang, cedar Atlas, Lavandula, lemon balm, and common juniper, nutmeg and peppermint, patchouli, Siberian fir and rosemary officinalis, Scots pine, tea tree, Eucalyptus globulus and others. Share all in one material, of course, is impossible, but to identify the most appropriate still stands.
If you need to get away from essential oils such as the emotional impact
stimulation of sexual desire
Then your assistants will ylang-ylang oil, nutmeg, and patchouli. Ylang-ylang is called "oil of love" for his pronounced erotic effect. Mode of application:
oil burner: 5-7 drops (oil ylang-ylang), or 1-2 drops per 5 square meters. meters of floor space (for patchouli oil)
aromatic bath: 4-7 drops or 2-3 drops (for the nutmeg)
Massage: 2-4 drops of ylang-ylang oil to 5 ml of sweet almond oil, or patchouli oil 4-6 drops per 20 ml of olive / corn / soybean oil, and 10 drops of oil of nutmeg 15 ml of jojoba oil
The cost of oil in pharmacies from 55 to 120 rubles per 10 ml, depending on the manufacturer.
In the struggle with insomnia
help lavender oil and oil of lemon balm:
aromabath 5 drops of oil to emulsifier
oil burner: 3-5 drops of oil melissovogo
1-2 drops of lavender oil to put on a pillow or a nightgown
Cost of lavender oil - 43-82 rubles, Melissa - 37-94 rubles per 10 ml vial.
grapefruit oil will:
aroma bath: 4-6 drops of grapefruit oil
massage tochechtny: grapefruit 1 drop 2 drops of oil on the base (oil)
rubbing 4-5 drops of grapefruit oil to 5-10 ml of base
The cost of oil grapefruit - 39-61 rubles per 10 ml.
If you want to
clean and smooth face and neck
, Will become an indispensable tool essential oil of Siberian fir:
Mix 1-2 drops of fir oil 1 tsp. jojoba oil / olive / peach, apply a few drops on a wet cotton swab and rubbed his skin.
The cost of oil of Siberian fir - 40-65 Rubey 10 ml.
The essential oil of rosemary
restores skin cells, smoothes fine lines and fights acne
refreshes and tones tired skin, cleans the pores from dust and fatty formations
Whatever oil you choose, before using them, read the instructions for use.