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|There are many ways you can bring the benefits of Aromatherapy into your everyday environment.|
Essential oils not only bring beautiful natural fragrance to your home or work space, they have many therapeutic benefits too. They can change the way you feel and think or create a mood.
Below are a few ideas about how you can use essential oils to enhance your living and working space:
|Candle Aroma Burner|
|A candle aroma burner infuses essential oils into the atmosphere using heat.
|Electric vapourisers are a safe and effective way to diffuse oils especially around small children, in the workplace and hospitals. Follow instructions provided by manufacturer|
|Aroma Lamp Ring|
|Place 4-6 drops in ceramic or metal ring and place over light bulb. Refill as required.|
|Create your own fragrant room spray by adding 15 drops of your favourite essential oils to about 50ml of distilled water. Remember oil & water don't mix, so shake spray bottle gently each time you mist the room.|
|You can create a fragrant candle by adding a few drops of essential oil to the partially melted wax around the flame of an unscented candle. It's best to blow out the candle, add the oil and then relight.|
|Inhalation is the fastest and most direct way of applying essential oils.|
|Place 3 drops of chosen essential oil or blend on tissue or hankie and waft gently around face. Inhale deeply and feel the benefits. Take care not to make contact with the skin as may cause burning.|
|Beneficial for colds, headaches, sinus or other head congestion.
|Dermal Applications Massage|
Aromatherapy massage is a perfect way to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of essential oils
|Essential oils may be used in a wide range of bodycare applications. Add your favourite essential oil to Biossentials unscented bodycare products including bath gels, moisturising lotions, and hair care products. You can also create natural perfumes to suit your mood, lifestyle and occasion.|
Take time out and relax in a delightfully fragrant bath. Relieves stress and brings deep relaxation and calm.
Compresses deliver essential oils to a particular area of the body. They can be used to warm or cool an area and are beneficial for fluid or lympathic congestion, muscular aches & pains, headaches, migraines or inflammed skin conditions.
Some Aromatherapists recommend that the following oils should be avoided if you have these conditions:
High blood pressure: Rosemary
Epilepsy: Fennel, Rosemary
Pregnancy: Basil, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Marjoram, Rosemary, Peppermint