Essential oils are oils that people buy to aid them in the process of aromatherapy & massage. Aromatherapy is a type of therapy that promotes healing through the stimulation of the senses. People use essential oils in a variety of ways to perpetuate healing from various ailments. Users may want to end physical pain, depression, anxiety or fatigue. Stress is something else that essential oils can help alleviate. If you choose essential oils as a treatment method, it vital to buy them from a reputable supplier such as N-Essentials. The following is some information on the process.
Why People Choose Essential Oils
The use of essential oils in healing has been growing steadily over the past few years. People choose essential oils and aromatherapy over other types of healing for a variety of reasons. Some people choose aromatherapy because of limited funds. Essential oils are inexpensive, and they cost much less than a trip to the emergency room costs. Some people choose it because they do not want to seek medical attention. Other people want to use as few aids as possible because they believe that the higher power primarily does all the work. No matter what their reasons for using aromatherapy as their option are, many people find success in essential oils.
How Essential Oils Work
A person can take essential oils one of three ways. The person can rub the oils on the skin and have them seep in and do their work through the pores. The second option for using essential oils is inhaling them. The third way that one can use essential oils is by ingesting them. People usually make tea with the oils and drink the tea to obtain the desired results. Only certain oils are safe for ingestion inside of tea, however. The inhalation method tends to hit the brain faster than the other methods do. Many people prefer the method for emotional issues such as depression and anxiety.
Types of Essential Oils
Many types of essential oils exist, and each oil has its own distinct and unique purpose. Manufacturers usually create the oils through the distilling, maceration or pressing process. They are not quite the same as aroma oils. Hundreds of essential oils are available. A person has to go through a process before he or she starts using the oils. Using the wrong oil for something will waste that person’s efforts and delay recovery for the person. Therefore, careful study is necessary to ensure that the person receives the very best mixture of elements.
Finding the Right Oils
The first step in the process of using essential oils is determining the ailment or ailments. The second step in the process is choosing an oil or oils that can help for that issue. For example, a depressed person will want to use oils that lift the spirits and awaken the senses. Examples of oils that help with depression are lavender, chamomile, bergamot, Neroli and Rose Otto. An example of an oil that would work for back pain is peppermint. Basil is excellent for back pain, as well. Anything that has a minty feel to it can assist with pain.
The key to using the right method and the right ingredients is searching online for a recipe. Many people have experimented with essential oils. They share their details online so that other people can see if they succeed by trying the same recipes and oil types. A list of more than 100 essential oils exists, and it lists them in alphabetical order. People can use the list to start studying the different oil types. Sometimes healing from a specific ailment requires the use of more than one oil.
Why massage oil?
A lot of people think grabbing some hand cream or body lotion would do just fine for a massage, or worse (shudder) doing a “dry” massage. If you want this erotic massage to actually reach the erotic point, you need real massage oil; something that will absorb a bit into the skin, soften it, but also allow you to keep smooth, steady movements with your massage.
You also want your massage oil to be something that you use only for erotic massage. You want to get to the point where you can take a whiff of the oil and have your body ready to rumble. You want to walk into the room the next day, catch the merest leftover scent of the massage oil, and smile at the memory of what you did in that room the night before. You want to put one small drop of that massage oil behind your ear, so that when you and your partner are out on the town, at a party or a business meeting, maybe in a restaurant, he’ll catch the scent as it wafts past him, and drive him insane until he can get you alone. Lubriderm cream is not going to do that for you!
But let’s back up a bit here, take a step back and look at the bigger picture.
A Brief History
Oils and aromatherapy have been around for a long time. Just look in the Bible. Remember when Mary Magdalene anointed Jesus’ feet? Not only was she applying essential oils, but was doing so through massage. Mary knew the power of massage. It’s a way to relax, relieve stress, show interest, and “rev the motor”, so to speak.
Oils have been around a lot longer than Biblical times, though. About 2700 years before the birth of Christ, the Chinese were using herbs and burning oils.
The Egyptians used oils in the mummification process, then eventually applied the same herbs and oils to everyday life. In fact, Cleopatra used the exotic and erotic Jasmine oil to distract Marc Antony during business meetings (Ladies, take note!).
In India, practitioners of ayurveda, a form of medical therapy, employed the use of aromatherapy and massage. Greeks used oils for aromatherapy, cosmetics, and medicine. Romans utilized the oils after baths, and the Aztec had a vast array of herbs and plants. In 980 AD, in the Far East, the art of distilling alcohol led to the development of more modern-day perfumes.
I believe it wouldn’t be too far-reaching to say that nearly every culture at one time or another took advantage of nature’s resources and used oils and massage.
How Do They Work?
Essential oils work in at several ways. First, and probably most obvious, is scent. The nose is an incredible organ. Ever notice how a fleeting aroma wafting across the street can take you back in time 20 years, to when you first encountered that smell? You can recall that instant in time in vivid detail; much more detail, in fact, than a photograph could bring back. Have you ever encountered a scent that reminded you of a particular person? Have you ever found yourself attracted to someone and not known why, only to find out later it was the scent he or she was wearing that aroused your interest? There are good reasons for that. The nose is directly hardwired to the brain.
When a scent is inhaled, the particles of the aroma are picked up by nerve endings at the back of the nose. The signal is then passed up to the brain, specifically to the limbic system.
The limbic system is home of the hypothalamus, which in turn houses the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, among other things, is responsible for hormone release. See where I’m going with this?
Nose – to – limbic system – to – hypothalamus – to – pituitary gland – to – hormone release
There are different neurochemicals that are triggered by smell and cause mood changes. The first one is familiar to just about everyone- endorphine. Endorphin is the body’s natural high. Endorphines are most commonly associated with pain control. Everyone has heard of the person who is shot and doesn’t know it, or the person who has broken a limb and feels no pain. Thank the great hormone endorphine for that! Endorphines are actually stronger than morphine, which is probably why the word breaks down as “endo”, which means “within”, and “phin”, which means “morphine”; literally the word means “the morphine within.”
But pain control isn’t the only job of endorphines. Elevated levels of this hormone is seen after exercise and sex, as well. It’s associated with feelings of invicibility, satisfaction, calmness, and attunement with the body.
The other neurochemical triggered by smell is serotonin. Serotonin is a calming hormone. It is associated with sleep, mood, locomotion, feeding, and anxiety.
Is it any wonder that aromatherapy is a great way to relax, calm, and entice?
So, now the nose has picked up on the scents of the oil and has triggered a mad rush of hormones through the body. That, you may say, is a temporary state. One could get used to the scent of the oil and it will have less impact, or over the course of an evening the effects of the hormones will dissipate. But there’s more. The oils are also absorbed in the fat cells, and when essential oils are used in massage, whether erotic or not, the medicinal components of the herbs are also availed. Combine that with the effects of the massage itself -stimulation of circulation and heat production, not to mention relaxation of tense muscles – and you have an excellent vehicle through which to completely spoil your partner with luxury.
Introduction to Essential Oils
I personally believe that massage using essential oils is one of the most erotic feelings in life. As I said before, the massage itself, along with the scents, is magical enough, but what I think really makes massage with essential oils so special is the care that is being shown by the masseuse.
When you partner takes the time to select, mix, and then apply oils to your body, he or she is telling you that you are worth the time. Your partner is telling you that you’re worth spoiling, worth pampering, and that he or she thinks you’re beautiful.
Psychologically, essential oils and massage do as much for the soul as the actually physical benefits, which are no small things.
The main focus of this composition is information on essential oils used for massage. Keep in mind that all these oils are used for other medicinal reasons and in other ways than massage. For our purposes, though, I will try to keep the information on massage oils, erotic and otherwise.
At the end of this report you’ll find a small guide to different oils, their basic scents, and their attributes in regards to massage, as well as good base oils to use in your mixture.
A Word of Caution
My favorite base oil is almond oil, but there are a surprisingly large number of people allergic to nuts. DO NOT USE ALMOND OIL WITH ANYONE WHO HAS A NUT ALLERGY! You want to send your partner into throes of passion, not the emergency room with anaphylactic shock.
When choosing the essential oils for your massage oil:
• Pick just a few; you don’t want a mishmash of aromas.
• Make sure the essential oils, as well as the base oil, are not only edible, but tastes good and are not harmful to mucous membrane.
• Be aware of the properties of the essential oils you use. Some may heat up, which can be a lot of fun, but might be a little intense for some people. Some are astringent, some can raise blood pressure, and some just taste horrible.
• This may sound like a “duh” statement, but find out what your partner likes. If your partner absolutely hates mints, then massage oil made with peppermint is not going to put him in the mood for love.
There are a few things to keep in mind when blending oils. First and foremost is many essential oils have medicinal properties and should be used with caution, especially during pregnancy.
After the list of oils and their attributes at the end of this narrative, there will be a list of oils to avoid during pregnancy, some of which may not be listed in the list of oil attributes.
The second thing to keep in mind is that oils should never be applied directly to the skin, unless you have been instructed to do so by an experienced aromatherapist. Base oil must always be used. You want to use about 5 to 6 drops of essential oil for every 10 mL of base oil you use. That comes out to about 15 or so drops of essential oil per liter of base oil.
Oils should be stored in a dark glass bottle – never plastic. You will usually find oils stored in amber-colored bottles or blue ones. Avoid rubber stoppers for your oil bottles. The oils can eat through the rubber.
And speaking of oils eating through rubber, latex condoms will degrade in the presence of oil. Again, your Jimmy hat will not be of any use if you use oils as a sexual lubricant, which is bound to happen during an erotic massage. There are condoms made from plastics that can withstand the presence of oil, so read labels before you buy! Okay, I’m going to reiterate, since I don’t want anyone blaming me if Junior is born 9 months from now: DO NOT USE LATEX CONDOMS WITH OIL LUBRICANTS, AS THE OIL CAN CAUSE THE CONDOM TO BREAK!
Store the oils in a cool dry place. If stored correctly, the oils should last a year or so.
After mixing your oils, let your mixture sit for a day or so, or at least a few hours, and then go back and smell it again. You might find that the finished product smells a little different from when you first put it up. You can adjust your mixture accordingly. Play around with the oils, find a mixture that smells good to you and experiment with it. If you added 3 drops of sandalwood and 1 drop of chamomile one time, the next time you might want to try 2 drops of each, instead.
By the way, the combination of sandalwood and chamomile is an excellent relaxing oil mixture.
In general, men tend to enjoy spicy, woody smells, while women are known for favoring floral scents. A blend of both, then, would be an ideal massage oil that would please both partners in a heterosexual relationship. This, however, is a general statement. I’m a woman, and I prefer the spicy aromas over the floral ones, and I know some men who love the scent of some flowers. Regardless, for him/her relationships try a mixture of jasmine and sandalwood (both very erotic oils), or rose and frankincense.
Men like scents such as cinnamon, ginger, clove, nutmeg, and coriander. Women seem to lean towards aromas such as rose, jasmine, nerolis, and ylang-ylang. But, like I said before, this is a generality and the real fun comes from finding what you and your partner enjoy.
My all-time favorite massage oil is a combination of lavender oil, clove oil, cinnamon, peppermint, and rosemary oil, in a base of sweet almond oil. This blend not only smells awesome, but also produces just a touch of heat that can really drive you wild. It also tastes great!
You might want to try these other combinations:
– For relaxation try clary sage, lavender, and lemon. Chamomile is excellent for sleep, so try a mixture of chamomile and sandalwood, or chamomile and lavender to help you relax.
– Ginger and, believe it or not, black pepper, are great for sore, achy muscles.
– For an uplifting massage, try a blend of lemon, mint, and geranium. How about bergamot, peppermint, and lemon? Lavender, orange, and peppermint is a very cooling combination, as well, and gives a nice floral scent.
– For romance there are several mixtures you can try. Bergamot, sandalwood, and jasmine for one. The Kama Sutra recommends jasmine and grapefruit. Ylang-ylang, lavender, grapefruit, lemon, and neroli are also great together. If you’re really ambitious, go for a combination of rosewood, neroli, lavender, thyme, and cinnamon or clove.
– Trouble sleeping? Try lemon, marjoram, and vetiver.
Please keep in mind that all these oils have many attributes, and this is by no means a complete list of essential oils. I’ve picked these oils for their relaxing, sensual, or refreshing qualities. An asterisk after an entry means that that particular essential oil is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
In general, it is a good idea to always consult with an herbalist, doctor, midwife, aromatherapist, or other healthcare practitioner before using any essential oil medicinally. There will be a more complete list of oils to avoid after this entry.
Essential oils that are underlined are particularly known for their sensual attributes. If you notice, most of the “aphrodisiac” essential oils have euphoric and calming effects. This makes sense, as a calm and content state of mind is essential for a good sensual encounter. Combine these erotic oils with those promoting muscle relaxation, and you have a massage partner that is calm, relaxed, and ready for more action.
– Bergamot – Citrus bergamia – This oil has the aroma of bergamot orange that is slightly floral. A very refreshing scent. It is also known as Oswego tea and bee balm. This oil is good for depression, tension, and stress.
– Bos-de-Rose – Aniba rosaeodora – A sweet, floral, woody scent that relieves stress, headache, and depression.
– Cedarwood* – Cedrus atlantica – You will find this a scent that is dry, woody, and sweet. It soothes and calms. Great for arthritis and stress.
– Chamomile* – Matricana chamomila – This oil has a fruity, herbal essence with a myriad of uses. Not only is it great for your hair, it is also wonderful for insomnia, anxiety, neuralgia, burns, pain of rheumatism, gout, sores, sprains, inflamed skin, strains, stress, and nerves, and gives a sense of peace and calm.
– Cinnamon* – Cinnamonum zelanicum – I’m sure everyone has smelled the comforting aroma of cinnamon in apple pie, but I bet you didn’t know it is a wonderful essential oil for exhaustion, stress, and rheumatism. Cinnamon may be a mucus membrane irritant, as are the other spices, so keep that in mind when making oils intended for erotic massage. You might want to use just a small amount in you blend.
– Citronella* – Cymbopogon nardus – This oil has a lovely citrus odor. I’m sure everyone is familiar with its insect-repellent attributes, but it’s also a great tonic for headache and fatigue.
– Clary Sage* – Salvia sclarea – This oil with a nutty fragrance helps fortify a debilitated nervous system. It is also a euphoric and has sensual properties. Some sources site clary sage as being a uterine stimulant, so this must be kept in mind in the case of pregnancy.
– Clove* – Eugenia caryophyllata – Clove is a wonderful analgesic; just ask anyone who’s used it for a toothache. It also has antiseptic properties and is excellent for arthritis pains, as well as sprains and strains. This oil may cause mucus membranes irritation, so again, be wary. In my own personal use of this essential oil, I’ve not found it to be irritating to mucus membranes, but everyone is different and perceives sensations differently.
– Cypress – Cupressus sempervirens – A woody aroma that helps with mental and emotional resolve, as well as rheumatism and varicose veins.
– Frankincense – Buswellia thurifera – This gift from the magi has a heady, spicy aroma. It encourages feelings of peace and wellbeing, calms, deepens breathing, and eases nerves and tension. I liked to use this oil or the resin itself when my children are fearful of boogey men and monsters. When I burn frankincense, I can feel it in my spine. The aroma evokes feelings of safety, and may even chase away evil spirits!
– Geranium* – Pelargonium graveolens – An essential oil with a floral scent. It’s good for depression and nerves; helps to relax. It also benefits the nervous system and women who suffer from PMS.
– Ginger – Zingiber officinale – Ginger has a spicy aroma that for me calms and soothes. My midwife uses ginger in boiling water during births to soothe the laboring mother. She also uses the ginger water to relax the skin. Ginger improves circulation; it’s great for cold hands and feet, so try it in a tub or footbath. It helps with muscle aches and pains, as well as arthritis.
– Grapefruit – Citrus paradisi – This oil, with an obvious citrus aroma, is used for depression and migraine, and as a tonic aid in drug withdrawal. It is a good choice if you’re looking for a refreshing scent.
– Hops – Humulus lupus – Hops is the ingredient in beer that acts as a sedative. Marijuana, which also causes sedation, is a relative of hops. Hops is an analgesic and helps neuralgia, nervous tension, bruising, and insomnia. It’s also a skin softener.
– Jasmine – Jasminum officinale – This oil has an erotic floral scent. This night-blooming flower eases anxiety and lethargy, while relaxing and calming.
– Juniper* – Juniperus communis – With an earthy, woody scent, juniper clears the emotions and relaxes. It’s also good for cellulitis and rheumatism.
– Lavender – Lavendula augustiform – This oil has a warm floral aroma. It is a relaxant, easing nervous tension, headaches, neuralgia, and muscle aches and pains from rheumatism, and gives a sense of tranquility. It also works wonders on burns, though I do not recommend using the undiluted oil on damaged skin, and before using any oil medicinally, it’s a good idea to check with an aromatherapist, herbalist, midwife, or naturopath.
– Lemon – Citrus limonum – A lemony aroma, of course, that refreshes and cools. It’s great for nerves, varicose veins, and high blood pressure. Anyone who has had a tall glass of ice water with a twist of lemon on a hot summer’s day or while feverish can attest to the cooling, soothing qualities of lemon.
– Lemongrass – Cymbopogon citratus – Citrus. Wonderful for muscle aches, headaches, and stress.
– Lime – Citrus aurantifolia – Another oil with a sweet citrus odor. Great for high blood pressure, rheumatism, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and varicose veins. It revitalizes, too.
– Mandarin – Citrus noblis – An oil with a fruity citrus essence that relieves stress and nervousness, as well as eases insomnia with its tranquilizing effects.
– Marjoram* – Origanum marjorana – This essential oil has a spicy, woody aroma that is helpful with bruises, PMS, anxiety, insomnia, muscle aches, circulation, neuralgia, rheumatism, sprains, and strains.
– Melissa – Melissa officinalis – Also known as lemon balm, it calms nerves and lifts spirits. Its sedative affect helps with depression and insomnia. It’s also good for eczema.
– Myrrh* – Commiphora myrrha – This aroma is woody and earthy, and has wonderful calming affects. It is also used as gargles and mouth rinses for those suffering from gingival problems, but this should be done only under the direction of any herbalist, and the oil never applied directly to the mucus membranes.
– Neroli – Citrus bigaradia – This oil has the essence of blossom of bitter orange. It eases depression, anxiety, and hysteria, as well as nervous tension. It promotes peace and encourages sleep, but is also known for its seductive qualities.
– Nutmeg* – Myristica fragrans – This woody, spicy oil works wonders for arthritis, aching muscles, neuralgia, rheumatism, and poor circulation.
– Orange – Citrus aurantium – Bitter orange, with its citrus aroma, is good for depression, anxiety, stress, dull skin, and muscle spasms.
– Palmarosa – Cymbopogon martini – This refreshing, floral aroma helps with exhaustion, skin infections, and dull skin.
– Patchouli – Pogostemon patchouli – With its musky odor, it lends itself as a sensual essential oil. It is also useful for skin inflammation, fatigue, mature skin, stress, and hair care.
– Peppermint – Mentha piperata – A cooling, refreshing minty aroma is the characteristic of this oil. It is also known for its benefits for inflammation, and migraine, and where it is applied it has an anesthetic affect that increases blood flow. Like the other mints, though, it may cause mucus membrane irritation.
– Rose – Rosa gallica officinalis – A light floral aroma helps to ease tension, depression, and anxiety. It is a “love oil” that is also an excellent tonic for the reproductive organs. Rose also aids in the treatment of eczema and mature skin.
– Rosemary* – Rosmarinus officinalis – This oil has an herbal, woody aroma. It, too, is a “love oil”, but also helps with headaches, fatigue, muscle aches, sprains, nerves, and rheumatism. This is one of the best oils for your hair.
– Rosewood – Aniba Rosaeodora – This floral scent promotes comfort and eases depression. It relaxes sore muscles. It is also known as lemongrass.
– Sandalwood – Santalum album – This wood-scented oil is known as a sexual stimulant. It helps the user to focus on the here and now, enjoying the moment rather than worrying about what could have been; enabling the user to fully enjoy his or her present situation and partner. It is also a sedative that helps with depression and PMS.
– Thyme* – Thymus vulgaris (as well as T. serpyllum and T. pulegioides) – This plant possesses a fresh, herbal aroma. It strengthens nerves, eases exhaustion and rheumatic pains, and soothes muscle aches and arthritis. – Ylang-ylang – Canagna odorata – This oil has an exotic, floral odor that eases stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure. It’s a general tonic that is also well known for its sensual properties.
– Sweet Almond – This oil can be used 100%. This is my favorite oil to use as a base. It’s light in texture and color, and has the added benefit of helping with itching, dryness, soreness, and inflammation.
– Apricot Kernel – This oil, too, can be used undiluted. It’s good for sensitive skin and dry skin.
– Avocado – This oil should be used at only 10% (90% should be another oil, such as sweet almond). This base oil is rather heavy and leaves a waxy feel on the skin.
– Avocado Pear – Again, though this oil is good for dry skin, it should be used at 10% and mixed with another base oil.
– Borage Seed – Another 10% oil that should be mixed. It’s good for premature aging, stimulation and regeneration of skin, multiple sclerosis, menopause, heart disease, and eczema.
– Cocoa Butter – This needs to be warmed, as it is solid at room temperature, but it is excellent for dry skin.
– Corn Oil – This oil can be used 100% and is good for all skin types. It’s rather heavy, but also soothing.
– Hazelnut – This oil can be used undiluted and on all skin types. It is also an astringent.
– Jojoba – This base should be diluted to 10%. It’s a wonderful help in psoriasis, acne, and inflamed skin, but can be used on all skin types. It’s also good for the hair.
– Peanut Oil – Edgar Casey sang the wonders of this oil. He recommended it for all types of ailments. Peanut oil can be used undiluted and on all skin types, but be aware that it has a very strong aroma of peanuts and can feel quite heavy on the skin.
– Safflower – This can be used undiluted and for all skin types.
– Sesame Oil – This should be diluted to 10%, but is wonderful on all skin types. It is especially useful for psoriasis, eczema, and arthritis. It also has a strong aroma, though, so smell it before trying it. – Soya Bean – Another oil that can be used undiluted and on all skin types. – Sunflower oil – Again, another oil that can be used undiluted and on all skin types.
– Wheat germ – While good for psoriasis, prematurely aging skin, and eczema, as well as all skin types, it should be used at 10%.
Remember, use only 5 to 6 drops of essential oil per 10 mL of base oil. This is the total amount. You can combine oils, of course, but in total your essential oils should not exceed the 5 to 6 drops mentioned above.
Pregnancy and Essential Oils
Some essential oils may be uterine stimulants or have other effects that are contraindicated in pregnancy. While this list is pretty close to complete, there’s no way I can be sure I got everything down. In any case, when pregnant, it is always good to check with a midwife, herbalist, or aromatherapist before using any particular essential oil. While some oils are not advised during early pregnancy, some may actually be beneficial in the last trimester or during labor.
• Clary sage
*Some sources site rosemary as being contraindicated in pregnancy, while others claim there is no reason it can’t be used. All I can say is to research the herb yourself, talk to some herbalists, and make your own decision.
If allergic to nuts, avoid base oils that contain nuts, such as sweet almond oil, hazelnut oil, and peanut oil. This may seem an obvious thing to do, but there are some people that will assume because the oil is not being ingested, that it is safe. Unless you’ve had an anaphylactic reaction to nuts, you couldn’t possible understand the need to be extremely careful with these oils.
If you suffer from high blood pressure, avoid hyssop, rosemary, sage, and thyme. Licorice is also known to elevate the blood pressure, but it’s not often used as a massage oil!
Diabetics should avoid angelica.
For those of you who enjoy tanning beds or outdoor tanning, you should avoid bergamot, lemon, grapefruit, ginger, lime, orange, and the other citruses. These can make you hypersensitive to ultraviolet waves.
Oils to be avoided in general are:
• Bitter almond
• Boldo leaf
• Deadly nightshade
• Jaborandi leaf
• Southern wood
• Stinging nettle
• Yellow camphor
In closing, I want to encourage you all to experiment with essential oils and erotic massage. The skin is the largest human organ; take full advantage of it!
As you experiment with more and more combinations, finding the ones that are right for you in each particular circumstance, you will not only find that you are pleasing you partner in much deeper ways, but you are also learning something about yourself. To honestly enjoying giving pleasure to your partner is what will make you a good lover, and a memorable one. When I think about my lover, it’s his hands that come to mind before anything else. Even as I type I can feel his hands on my neck, massaging the stress of computer work away!
Slow down, enjoy your senses, and enjoy each other.
“And in the end, the love you make is equal to the love you take.”
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All Natural Pure Rose Oil/ Rose and Jasmine Oil/ Jasmine Oil/ Lily Oil|Fragrance Outright Oils|No Ingredients, Alcohol, Fillers or Chemicals|Aromatherapy Vital Oils|Pure and Organic Natural Perfumes (Total of 4 Sample Vials/ One Each).
* Add a couple of drops to moisturizing creams daily for face and body.
* Include a couple of drops to pure bottled water and usage as a day-to-day facial toner and astringent.
* Use a few drops in bath water for a glamorous beauty treatment.
* Excellent for meditation and massage therapy|soothing and comforting.
* KEEP IN MIND|For External Usage Just.
Beneficial for cleansing and refreshing dry, delicate skin. Beneficial for all skin types. Keeps skin looking clean and fresh. Rich in natural polyphenols|for vibrant radiance and lovely skin. Safeguards skin from cell damage, enhances flow promoting healthy glowing skin. Nurtures the skin and helps to retain moisture. It has natural anti-bacterial, antibacterial, and astringent properties. It takes around 2 and 1/2 lots roses to produce just one drop of glamorous oil.
Rose, Jasmine and Lily is special amongst a lot of aromatherapy oils. The evocative and divine nature of the florals provide concrete benefits in aromatherapy, cosmetic and aesthetic applications. Comforting and balancing scents every female enjoys. They are an aroma and appeal secret that has endured over the centuries and will never go out of design. Each bottle has been selected for notes of both medium and light scent, blended and bottled for the ideal tone and arrangement. This is an inexpensive luxury that I take pride in bringing to my consumers. To enjoy in Health Love and Beauty.
Size: 4 Sample Vials of One Each|Rose, Jasmine, Jasmine/Rose, and White Lily.
This makes an exceptional present for any event. Incredibly popular for Brides and Bridesmaids presents.
A common active ingredient in natural items, important oils are made use of commonly through inhalation or by topical application of watered down oil. Because these oils are so readily offered to the general public, many individuals incorrectly presume that no specific knowledge or training is needed to use them. Unfortunately, there are lots of who make this mistake. Some have actually read a little about aromatherapy, or a friend or supplier has informed them a particular oil benefits this or that. However necessary oils can trigger issues if utilized improperly. How much do you really understand about these powerful botanicals?Some have actually checked out a little
about aromatherapy, or a good friend or supplier has actually told them a particular oil benefits this or that. But vital oils can cause problems if made use of improperly. Just how much do you actually learn about these effective botanicals?What Are Important Oils?Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids extracted from plant material-bark, berries, flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, or twigs-that are produced in numerous different ways.The most common is steam distillation, in which pressurized steam is
travelled through plant material, triggering oils to vaporize out. The resulting mixture of oil and steam is condensed back into a liquid, and the oil is skimmed off.Plants that are too vulnerable for steam purification, such as jasmine, orange blossom, and rose, can
have their oils removed using solvents. Oils created by this process are called absolutes and are normally made use of in perfumes or diffusers because the solvent residue makes the majority of them inappropriate for topical use.A 3rd technique is carbon dioxide extraction. While these oils are technically absolutes, the pressurized carbon dioxide made use of as a solvent leaves no hazardous residue and likewise develops a thicker oil with a more rounded aroma.Finally, cold-pressed necessary oils are those that have been removed from fruit rind by grinding and pressing it.Most vital oils do not have an indefinite shelf life:
citrus oils will lose their efficacy after about 6 months, while many flower oils will last a year or possibly 2.
A few-cedarwood, patchouli, sandalwood, and vetiver-become better with age. You can refrigerate oils that you do not use frequently. It is likewise a smart idea to keep them far from sunshine, in little bottles with less air space.Know What You’re Getting The technique of production is just one element impacting the quality and price of these botanical extracts. Others include the rarity of the plant, how and where it was grown, how lots of plants are required to produce the oil,
and the quality requirements of the maker. Genuine increased oil, for instance, is incredibly costly. This is merely due to the fact that it takes 200 pounds of roses (around 60,000 flowers) to make 1 ounce of rose oil. That equals 30 roses for a single drop! If you are paying less than$80 for a 5-milliliter bottle of rose oil, it is either artificial or it has been weakened with a carrier oil such as jojoba. Purchasing watered down oil is completely appropriate as long as you understand what you are getting. Reliable suppliers will be in advance about whether their products are sold already diluted. Less trustworthy suppliers may be offering an adulterated blend( for instance, a small quantity of increased oil mixed with more affordable increased geranium oil )and declaring it is 100 percent rose oil.It’s also vital to know that various ranges of the same plant can have various uses. For example, high-altitude French lavender is frequently utilized in skin care products, while Bulgarian or English lavender is used in bath items, diffusers, or as a sleep aid. The variety called spike lavender is greater in camphor, which brings breathing advantages. Lavandin is a hybrid of English lavender and spike lavender, and”40/42″is a blend of numerous varieties that is stretched with artificial lavender oil and utilized by lots of soapmakers.Even the exact same plant can produce commonly different oils. Years ago, I bought a brand of ginger oil which I found really disappointing. It didn’t truly smell like ginger. It had not been up until a couple of years later on, when I had found out more about vital oils, that I understood I had actually acquired an oil made from dried ginger root instead of fresh. What a difference!I strongly advise purchasing necessary oils just from credible suppliers that concentrate on aromatherapy materials. Regrettably, there are business out there that rely more on extravagant claims than on the quality of their products and others that sell artificial scent under the guise of vital oil. Here are a few warnings to expect when choosing a product.Grading Guile Although vital oils do have therapeutic value, there are no regulative standards for their production and no main grades of oil are designated or recognized by any organization. Manufacturers and suppliers who assert their oils are “therapeutic grade “are utilizing this as a marketing term only, and it is meaningless as an indicator of the oil’s quality.Synthetic Alternative Although we utilize aromatherapy to mean the therapeutic usage of essential oils, the word is not formally specified or regulated by the US federal government. As an outcome, it is legal to sell products identified”aromatherapy “that do not contain important oils, however only synthetic fragrance.Synthetic fragrance may be described on a label as”scent oil,””aromatic oil,” “fragrance oil, “or” fragrance oil.”These are all mixed artificial fragrances that are weakened with mineral oil, propylene glycol, or vegetable oil and may also contain phthalates and other potentially hazardous active ingredients. Synthetics are more affordable than important oils, and their scent is much stronger. When you stroll past a candle light store and can smell the candles from outdoors, that is synthetic scent. There are a number of plants that can not be made use of to
produce necessary oils: some examples are gardenia, lilac, and lily of the valley. So-called vital oils marketed under these names are constantly synthetic.Nutrient Nonsense Some suppliers make the claim that their important oils deliver nutrients to the body. This is something these oils just can not do. Robert Tisserand, among the most highly regarded aromatherapists and author of The Art of Aromatherapy(Healing Arts Press, 1978 ), the very first English-language book on the subject, says, “Exactly what nutrients? Necessary oils do not consist of nutrients. They contain no vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, carbs, or any other kind of nutrient. “Claims that these oils can treat disease-even cancer-are also unsubstantiated by science, and you must watch out for any suppliers going to make such claims about their products.If you mean to use necessary oils, it is vitally crucial to think of them like any other healing tool: get appropriate training in their usage, thoroughly research study contraindications and interactions. Like anything else that can be used to the body, necessary oils can possibly trigger damage. Bear in mind,”natural “does not instantly suggest an item is mild or safe. And they should never ever be taken internally unless you are under the care of a certified medical aromatherapist and that is not a license provided in the United States.There are oils that must not be made use of on an individual with hypertension and oils that connect with specific medications. Cypress and rosemary can be hazardous if a lady is pregnant or nursing.
And some vital oils, such as wintergreen, can even be deadly if consumed. Among the most common and unsafe misunderstandings is that important oils can be made use of neat(undiluted and used directly to the skin)in skin care. I can not emphasize enough that this is highly discouraged by leading aromatherapists and all trustworthy manufacturers and distributors. No necessary oil ought to ever be used cool in skin care-not tea tree, not lavender, not any other type of important oil.When these oils are applied cool, some people will have an instant or postponed response, which can vary from burning, inflammation, or swelling to extremely major and severe health repercussions. Other people will be unaffected-at first. Considering that the oil seems safe, they continue to utilize it. In time, this triggers the skin to end up being sensitized to that important oil and the plant it comes from, with a longer-term, advancing effect. When that occurs, not just will the client be not able to make use of that oil once again, they might not be able to utilize other products or foods that are related to it.Correct use of essential oils for topical application constantly needs dilution, normally at a strength of 6-15 drops of essential oil per ounce of whatever item it is being included to.Citrus oils are great examples of how a fantastic oil can be harmful if utilized incorrectly. These oils have antibacterial buildings and blend well
with other items, however many citrus oils cause photosensitivity, and clients must avoid direct sunlight for 12-72 hours after direct exposure. In addition, because citrus necessary oils are developed with the cold-pressed technique, there will be traces of pesticide in the oil unless you take care to purchase organic. And finally, whether citrus oil is organic or not, it can be irritating to the skin. For this reason, it’s best to add citrus oils just to products that will be washed off, such as cleansers, not to a moisturizer or other product planned to remain on the skin.With the best understanding and safety measures, you can securely use vital oils. Take classes, get some books that talk about each oil and its buildings, and hang out investigating the benefits and contraindications of the plants involved.
You will soon be taking pleasure in the sweet odor of effective aromatherapy. Shelley Birnbaum is a master esthetician and aromatherpist who has been practicing for more than 23 years, concentrating on natural health and skin care through aromatherapy and herbology. Her Baltimore skin care studio was the first in that city to make use of only natural products in an environmentally friendly environment. Visit http://www.renewbotanicals.com for more information.Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Shelley_Birnbaum/173523 More Necessary Oils Articles
Among the primary factors that individuals desire to provide their own treatments from home is that it is fairly simply a much more affordable method of doing points. Whilst it is great going as well as getting expert therapies, there is a significant price involved. As the majority of and also a lot more products started the market, there are more ways that people could treat themselves from residence.
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Well, all you need to do is discover a reliable day spa in your area. There are several variations of spa. You could possibly go to the easy version that offers simply relaxation items. These things might be a manicure, pedicure, massage therapies and also easy facials. These are most likely one of the most usual sorts of facilities as well as they do serve their function well. Ladies, and guys, group from throughout to obtain their hr well worth of peace from the day-to-day grind. The employees here are mainly licensed massage therapists so you could really feel risk-free getting your basic treatments from them.
Sprains/Strains – Apply PanAway important oil mix strait or watered down 50/50 with a vegetable oil to the afflicted location. Repeat 2x/day as required for decrease of pain and also inflammation, and to speed up the recovery.
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A couple of good massage therapy images I discovered:
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Bruised Back from Cupping
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My massage therapist applied some Traditional Chinese Medicine to my back called “”Cupping”. The oxygen is removed from a glass bulb and applied to the muscle. The resulting vacuum pulls the blood through the muscles as it chooses up the toxins that get trapped in between the muscle layers. It feels remarkable, however it left me aching for a few days, not to discuss bruised.
I completely suggest going thru this, plus, I never heard of it till I transferred to Portland.
Siouxland College of Massage Treatment
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South Sioux City, NE
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Lotus (nelumbo nucifera) is a sign of purity, the source of understanding and wealth. Lotus is a sacred flower in Hinduism and Buddhism. Lotus is thought about to be one of the most ancient plants around, and is highly valued for its medical result. It remains in usage in many countries for the treatment of lots of illness like jaundice, ulcer, and so on. It is understood to assist in directing energy and keeping the mind focused. For generations, individuals have actually relied heavily on the flower and likewise on its stem and juice for various purposes. Together with the medicinal benefit, the flower is likewise liked in religious ceremonies and the stem of the flower is utilized by individuals as food product. The Lotus flower has its unique location in the flower family, and individuals extremely value the outstanding qualities of the flower.
The Vital Oil made of the Lotus extracts has a purifying effect. The pleasant aroma of the Lotus oil makes it the favored choice for aromatic bath and body massage. Together with the purifying impact, it also has the therapeutic significance. The Essential Lotus Oil is drawn out from the flower by the procedure called solvent extraction. The extraction is finished with severe care and precision. The Lotus Oils are extremely focused and normally made use of in combination with other oils. Important Lotus Oils are likewise very expensive because of their potency and high effectiveness. Some of the world-wide known benefits of Important Lotus Oils are:
The oil extracted from the Lotus flower is made use of for years in the treatment of all sort of illness, from Diarrhea to Bleeding ulcers. In China, the Vital lotus Oils are in usage for the treatment of Mushroom poisoning along with the other deadly illness. Lotus Oils are popular in many countries for their meditative value. Making use of Lotus Oils helps to keep the mind focused and managed.
Reduce the Body and Mind
The exceptional and mesmerizing effect of Important Lotus Oils have made the oil commonly liked for fragrant bath and body massage. The oil has a really peaceful impact on the user. The Lotus Oils are in demand for giving the fragrance treatment. The positive aroma of the vital Lotus Oil has a tranquilizing impact, and relieves the entire mind, body and soul.
Fragrant Water Spray
With the addition of couple of drops of Important Lotus Oil in water in addition to some other great smelling oil, a really enticing fragrant spray is developed which can be utilized as space freshener. The spray has an enchanting and freshening effect on the surroundings.
Necessary Lotus Oils have actually always been considered valuable. A bottle of Lotus Oil is costly to buy, however the investment for it is worth. The Lotus Oil has a really minimizing result on the thinking and environments of the person utilizing it. The Important Lotus Oil brings serenity with it and serenity, and makes the life positive and stress-free.
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It seems that everybody in The u.s.a is having some massage therapy nowadays. Promoted by Hollywood celebrities which arrange a medical spa and a massage twice and even thrice a week, Americans have likewise started to have the program. The outcome? A goodly number of massage therapy facilities that have opened up shop in practically every street corner.
With many facilities to select from nowadays, it has become truly hard to pick a great one. Because some of these so-called massage centers are just there for the craze, one should be wise sufficient to divide the reputable ones from those that are just riding the bandwagon yet are not actually experienced with the real strategies of massage therapy. Below are some ideas on the best ways to discover an excellent massage therapy hair clinic in the metro.
1. Go with the attempted and tested
When trying to find a good massage treatment clinic, go with the attempted and also examined. They may be much more costly however you could be certain that exactly what you are getting is a risk-free as well as efficient massage. You view, if not done appropriately, massage treatment could additionally induce health problems specifically issues that include the bones. A little excessive pressure can likewise bruise the skin as well as cause strains on the bones.
You don’t need to go for the massage therapy that celebs regular. When you say attempted and checked, it does not suggest that you will go with the elegant ones whose treatment could be extremely costly. Exactly what you can do is ask for referrals from individuals which are quite into massage treatment. Those that do this on an once a week basis will most definitely have one or two suggestions that you will absolutely utilize.
2. Join internet discussion forums
The web is an abundant resource of details regarding anything under the sun. One details that you could receive from the internet particularly from online forums are names of massage treatment hair clinics that provide excellent solution. You can either check out the online forums or participate on the discussion with the members of the websites.
You could additionally check out blog sites and inspect what they suggest for good massage therapy clinics. These people will regularly have recommendations on the most effective massage treatment in the nation.
3. Attempt it out
If you are the adventurous type and also you are not worried of trying a service, then try the solution of different massage therapy centers. You will not always get excellent service as well as eventually, you will even experience awful kind of solution but a minimum of you have actually tried the service yourself and have not depend on simple rumor.
Naturally, when you state attempting it out on your own, this does not mean that you will certainly simply go inside any kind of massage treatment center.
Just what you can do to keep safe is to additionally differentiate among the massage therapy clinics in your area. Have a look at the area first as well as attempt to learn about the various massage therapies that they do. You can likewise check into the oils that they make use of as well as strokes that they utilize.
Inquire about the massage therapy specialists and also ask if they have licenses to practice. In this manner, you can be sure that just what you are getting involved in is entirely safe for your physical body and your mind.
A goodly number of massage treatment hair clinics that have opened store in essentially every road edge.
Due to the fact that some of these supposed massage centers are only there for the craze, one have to be shrewd adequate to separate the legitimate ones from those which are merely riding the bandwagon however are not really adept with the real strategies of massage therapy. When looking for a great massage therapy clinic, go for the tried and also checked. One information that you could get from the net particularly from discussion forums are business of massage treatment clinics that offer great solution. Exactly what you can do to maintain secure is to additionally differentiate amongst the massage therapy hair clinics in your community.