Essential Oils: Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), Mandarin (Citrus reticulata), Peppermint(Mentha piperita), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus radiata)
Each of the 5 essential oils in this package comes in a 10mL glass vial with a dropper top. They are packaged in a beautiful wood box and include an information card explaining each essential oil's uses.
Lavender oil has a soothing and calming effect on the nerves. It relieves tension, panic, and nervous exhaustion. It can be applied to the temples to relieve headaches and deeply inhaled for respiratory conditions. Lavender oil can help relieve pain when used for muscular aches, joint pain, and strains. It is also amazing at immediately relieving burn pain and minimizing the formation of blisters. Lavender can be applied undiluted on the skin.
Tea tree oil is an important addition to your home medicine cabinet due to its fast and effective healing capabilities. It is a potent anti-fungal, is an antiseptic to be used on cuts and burns, and an anti-viral that may lessen the symptoms of colds and flu. It is also beneficial for treating acne, chest congestion, and sinus issues. Tea tree oil is also an effective bathroom and household cleanser (combine 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil in 2 cups of water in a spray bottle). Dilute Tea Tree oil before applying to the skin.
This oil is an effective sedative and great at increasing the quality of sleep when 1-2 drops are applied to the bottom of feet providence before bed. Mandarin helps remove stress and anxiety when applied to the shoulders and neck. This oil promotes the growth of new cells and tissues, thereby helping to speed the healing time of wounds. It also improves circulation of blood and lymph. This oil can be applied to the skin undiluted.
Peppermint oil is a great remedy for nausea and headaches. Rub one drop of peppermint essential oil on the temples, forehead, over the sinuses (careful to avoid contact with your eyes), and on the back of the neck to relieve pressure and headache pain. It also can help relieve nausea. Massage a few drops of peppermint essential oil on the abdomen, place a drop on wrists, or inhale to soothe minor stomach discomfort. Peppermint provides effective relief from many respiratory problems including nasal congestion, sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis and the common cold and cough.
Eucalyptus radiata is a verity of eucalyptus that can be used by the whole family, including children. It assists with clear breathing, supports overall respiratory health, and soothes tired, sore muscles. Eucalyptus oil may be used topically, diffused, or in inhalation therapy. It may also be used topically or in a spritzer as an insect repellent. Eucalyptus can be added to many household cleaners due to its purifying and cleansing properties. Dilute eucalyptus oil before applying to the skin.
Important Notes: Always discuss essential oil use with your physician. Always dilute essential providence oils when using with children. Allergies to essential oils occur, so it is a good idea to test for sensitivities before using essential oils. To test, apply a very small amount to the skin and look for redness or swelling on the skin. Discontinue the use of essential oils immediately if you experience any unexpected side effects.