Application of Aromatic Oils

The most basic methods of using aromatic oils are massage, rubbing, aroma lamps, inhalation, baths, compresses and enrichment of cosmetics.

Massage

It is one of the most active methods for the effect of essential oils on the body. Provides fast penetration of essential oil into the body. Mix 4-6 drops of essential oil with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil (olive, jojoba, grape seed) or 10-15 g of cosmetic cream.

Rubbing

They help well with inflammation in muscle, nervous and connective tissues, affect the lymphatic system, respiratory and circulatory systems. Mix 5-7 drops of essential oil with 1 tablespoon of the base (vodka or vegetable oil).

Aroma lamps

Add 5 drops of essential oil or a mixture of oils to the aroma-lamla filled with water and light a candle, the aroma will fill the room. In the absence of an aroma lamp, oil can be applied to a napkin or added to a cup of warm water and placed on a radiator. The duration of the procedure is 15-20 minutes.

Inhalation

Effective for acute respiratory diseases, sore throat. Add hot 2-3 drops of essential oil or a mixture of oils to a container with hot water, cover with a towel and deeply inhale the steam for 5-7 minutes, after a short pause, repeat the procedure. At the same time, the eyes must be closed. It is more convenient to use Mahold's warm-humid inhaler. Cold: Apply 2-4 drops of essential oil to a napkin and inhale for 5-7 minutes.

Baths

The easiest and at the same time pleasant way to use essential oil is to prevent skin irritations, muscle pains, arthritis, rheumatism. Baths can be hot, cool, as well as sit, foot, hand and foot baths. 3-9 drops of essential oil or a mixture of oils are added to a filled bath (36-38°C), after mixing with 1 tablespoon of an emulsifier (milk, honey, sea or table salt). The duration of the procedure is 10-20 minutes. After the bath, without rinsing, dry the body with a towel.

Sauna

The hot and dry air of the sauna enhances the effect of natural aromas and the degree of penetration of the active substances of essential oils through the skin. Mix 5-10 drops of a mixture of essential oils with a little water and sprinkle the shelves and walls of the sauna.

Compresses

Hot: 5-7 drops of essential oil in 1 cup of very hot water, soak a piece of cotton cloth in this water and put on the sore spot. The duration of the procedure is 20-30 minutes, then repeat the procedure. Cold: the method is similar to the first, only chilled water with ice is used instead of hot water. Procedure time up to 2 hours.

Enrichment of cosmetics

Mix 3-5 drops of essential oil or oil composition with 1 tablespoon of cosmetic cream, shampoo or other cosmetic product.