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Aromatherapy and your body

Posted Aug 26 2008 4:11pm
The active ingredients of essential oils can ease muscle tension, improve your mood, boost your circulation and clear respiratory problems such as hay fever, stuffy noses and sore throats. By rubbing your oils over or onto the affected area, you will begin to feel their healing effects almost immediately.



TO EASE HAY FEVER:

Chamomile

Eucalyptus



TO RELAX SORE ACHING MUSCLES:

Frankincense

Ginger

Sweet marjoram

Rosemary



TO EASE STOMACH/PERIOD PAINS:

Aniseed

Clary sage

Juniper berry

Lavender

Marjoram



TO EASE STOMACH UPSETS:

Ginger

Mandarin

Peppermint



TO HELP OIL SKIN:

Cypress

Lemon

Mandarin

Tea tree (also good for acne)



TO EASE SORE THROAT:

Frankincense

Jasmine

Sandalwood

Tea tree



TO EASE ECZEMA:

Chamomile

Geranium

Juniper berry

Lavender



TO IMPROVE CELLULITE:

Juniper berry

Geranium

Rosemary



TO EASE HEADACHES:

Eucalyptus

Lavender

Peppermint

Rosemary



FOR HAIR:

Cedar wood

Cypress (for oily hair)

Rosemary (for dry hair)

Tea tree (for dandruff)



TO CLEAR BLOCKED NOSE:

Bergamot

Eucalyptus

Ginger

Rosemary



A quick and easy way to get the benefits of essential oils is to add a few drops to your usual body lotion or moisturizer and then rub it into the affected area.



AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE



Rubbing healing oils into your skin allows their active ingredients to pass directly into the tissues of the affected area, while healing massage strokes also work to alleviate pain and stiffness, as well as improving circulation.



I hope and pray that this information has helped someone today. Have a pain free day.
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