Are you in a dilemma if essential oils should be used or not? If yes, then I have a surprise for you. You are already using them. Let me explain how. Essential oils are present in naturally occurring substances such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, perfumes, candies, herbs and spices. Natural substances consist 1% of essential oils, which is equivalent to one drop of essential oil in liquid.
Time to Move from Conventional Coconut Oil to Versatile Essential Oils
Essential oils are nature’s kept secrets. It is time to move on from conventional oils like coconut to the new, different and better experiences of essential oils. It is time to explore nature’s secrets. There are many essential oils having numerous uses. They are somewhat versatile; one drop of essential oil can be used for various purposes from cleaning, cooking, fragrance and healing.
Most people use essential oils to reduce stress, increasing focus and soothing muscles because of its pleasant aroma.
Essential Oils Relevance With Bible
The benefits of essential oils are recognized by bible as well. There are 188 references of essential oils in bible. These oils were said to be anoint and healing the sick. The Christ gave this following recipe for preparing “holy anointment oil'”:
- Myrrh- 1 gallon
- Sweet Cinnamon- 1/2 gallon
- Sweet Cinnamon- 250 shekels
- Cassia- 200 shekels
- Olive oil- 1 1/3 gallons.
ESSENTIAL OILS RECIPES
|Sr. No.||Blending of EO(Essential Oils)||Therapy||Carrier||Ailment||Method for Use|
|1||Lemon 2drops||Lemon 2 drops||Lemon Gargle||1 Glass of warm water||Good for sore scratchy||Mix all ingredients into a glass of warm, filtered water. Gargle until it’s all gone.|
|2||Lemon 10 drops||Lavender 10 drops||Tea Tree oil 10 drops||Blemish Blocker||Neat||Try a little dab of this on your next pimples, you’ll be able to feel it going right to work! This may sting when you apply it and don’t use it too often as it may dry out your skin.||Mix all the oils together and store in a dark glass container Use the end of a cotton swab to apply tiny amounts to blemishes on your skin. (Note: Although Lemon is not a “neat” oil, in the
base of Lavender and Tea Tree, it
is safe in this preparation for this particular “spot-treating”
|3||Eucalyptus 1 drop||Lavender 2 drops||Lemon 3 drops||Antiseptic Spray||3 Cups of Water||Good for Acne||Add 3 cups of water. Use as an air spray or as a surfactant disinfectant.|
|4||Tea Tree oil 2 drops||Lavender oil 5 drops||Cuts and Wounds therapy||2 cups of warm water||For Cuts and Wounds||Add 7 drops of oil in 2 cups of warm water to bathe the wound and cuts|
|5||Lavender 1 drop||Lavender for Headache||Neat||Headache||Massage 1 drop of Lavender oil into your temples. Let the essences of Lavender take your pain away|
|6||Eucalyptus 10 drop||Lavender 10 drops||Tea Tree oil 10 drops||Children’s cure cold||Neat||Cold||For heavy congestion during the night, put 2 drops of the mixture on a piece of cotton and tuck it inside the child’s pillowcase|
|7||Sandalwood 2 drops||Jasmine 2 drops||Rosemary 2 drops||To release sexual energy||Jojoba oil 2 tablespoons||Enhance sexual energy||In a diffuse, combine 2 table spoon of jojoba oil|
|8||Sandalwood 5 drops||Comfort the Bereaved||Jojoba oil 2 tablespoons||Helps console the grief-stricken.||A massage with these oils blended into 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil helps console the grief stricken|
|9||Eucalyptus 10-15 drop||For Muscle Aches & Pains||Sweet almond or Grape seed oil 4 ml||Sweet almond or Grape seed oil||Mix the essential oil with 4 ml of sweet almond or grapeseed oil. Massage into sore muscle|
|10||Cinnamon 4 drops||Nix of Lice||Jojoba 1 tablespoon||Head Lice||To repel head lice, add the essential oil to 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil. Rub the mixture into the scalp daily until the lice are gone. Be extremely careful to avoid the eyes|
|11||Cinnamon 1 drops||Strengthen the gums||1 teaspoon of vodka and 2 tablespoons of water||To help firm up the gums and prevent gum disease||Add the essential oil to 1 teaspoon of vodka and 2 tablespoons of water. Shake the mixture well, and swish your toothbrush in it. Brush your teeth as usual|
|12||Lemon 2 drops||Gental wart remover||To get rid of warts||Apply the essential oil undiluted directly to the affected area several times a day for at least 4 weeks. If used regularly, this treatment will help the wart recede and may also prevent future outbreaks|
|13||Lemon 2 drops||Peppermint oil 2 drops||Fatigue Fader||Cold, Moist linen cloth||To feel fresh||Mix the essential oils in a small bowl. Dip a cold, moist linen cloth into the mixture. Lie down and drape the compress across your forehead and temples. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Within 30 minutes or so, you should begin to feel refreshed and renewed|
|14||Ylang-Ylang 2 drops||Lower Blood Pressure||To achieve emotional equilibrium||To make use of Ylang -Ylang blood pressure lowering properties, place the 2 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale. This will help settle the mind and restore emotional equilibrium|
|15||Geranium 2 drops||Chamomile 2 drops||De-Cramper||For gym or mensstrual cramps||Fill a bowl with steaming water and add the essential oils. Dip half of a large cloth into the water; fold the cloth and apply the warm compress to the abdomen, with the oil-soaked side away from the skin.|
|16||Clove oil 1 drop||Toothache Relief||1 teaspoon of vodka||Toothache||Mix the essential oils with 1 teaspoon of vodka. Put the mixture on a cotton ball and use it to gently swab the gum that surrounds the painful tooth.|
|17||Clove oil 3 drops||Bye -Bye Bugs||unscented any lotion||To keep bugs away||Thoroughly mix 3 drops clove oil in a bottle of unscented lotion and apply it to exposed skin several times a day.|
|18||Lavender oil 5 drops||For Skin Conditions||10 ml Spring water||Skin Tone||Combine all ingredients and use as a facial toner. (Alternately, add the essential oils – without the spring water – to a simple lotion or moisturizer.)|
|19||Peppermint oil 3 drops||For Stretch Marks||Jojoba oil||Strech Marks||Mix the essential oil with 1 teaspoon of appropriate carrier oil and rub
on the affected areas daily.
|20||Cinnamon oil 2 drops||Peppermint oil 4 drops||Stomach Massage||Jojoba oil 2 tablespoons||Indigestion||Mix oils with 2 tablespoons of carrier oil and massage into stomach for indigestion relief.|
|21||Peppermint oil 3 drops||Lavender oil 3 drops||Eucalyptus oil 3 drops||For Rheumatism & Arthritis||sweet almond oil 10 ml||For paining and weak bones||Add the essential oils to 10 ml of sweet-almond oil and massage in into affected areas.|
Understand the usage of essential oils through above described table
Research Proved the Role of Essential Oils in Good Sleep.
A study performed by University of Minnesota investigated the effects of essential oils on sleep and concluded that essential oil is a worldwide option to a good night sleep after one or two sleepless nights. Lavender was found to be the most useful one.
Do Not Replace Professional Medical Treatment with Essential Oils.
It would be an exaggeration to say you will never get sick after using essential oils. However, using these oils is a great way to attain well being and support for your body. Sometimes it is astonishing to read and experience the healing properties god placed in different plants and thus essential oils are like a blessing to us by god. We have a whole medicine cabinet by nature and we just have to figure out a proper way to use them because, if used in excess, they can turn out to be harmful.
It is advisable not to replace essential oils for medical treatment. Especially if you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using essential oils.