Top 5 Essential Oils for Daily Use
Are you looking for a blend of oils you can use every day on your skin? Prevention is always better than a cure, and with these top 5 Essential oils for daily use, you can prevent a wide range of conditions simply by nourishing and gently disinfecting your skin.
Perhaps you’re looking to create a handwash product that moisturises as well as cleans, to help combat all the alcohol gel you’ve applied to your hands in the past few months. It’s been a tough time on hands this year! Show them some love before winter.
When using essential oils, be sure to do some thorough research, and if you are looking to use a particular oil daily, be sure to use a dilution of less than 1%. Always be sure to do a patch test before using any new cosmetic product to prevent unexpected reactions.
Ah rosemary, one of the most well known fragrances on this list. Used for generations in cooking, massage, sleep aids and so much more. We have been using Rosemary around the home for hundreds of years and now you can introduce it to your skincare routine, with this highly concentrated Rosemary oil.
Rosemary can add a lovely aroma to any handwash or cream you use daily, simply blend a few drops of oil through a natural high quality base and apply daily. Be sure to take a moment to enjoy the scent of Rosemary on your hands each and every day as an attempt to increase your mindfulness in these difficult times
Essence of Ylang-Ylang (Pronounced Ee-Lang-Ee-Lang) is another oil that has it’s origins in Asia. The Ylang-Ylang plant is known as the cananga tree and can be found growing in it’s native country of India.
Today this Ylang-Ylang oil is world renown for it’s relaxing and soothing properties, this exotic fragrance will bring a sense of sensual relaxation to daily moisturising regime. Ylang-Ylang oil is perfect to use every day It is highly recommended to use this expensive oil sparingly. Less is more when dealing with this High Potency oil
In East Asia Ylang-Ylang is famed for it’s aphrodisiac properties, making this sensuous oil perfect for a home made massage cream, blend with Coconut Oil or Argan oil for best results on the massage table
Another Firm favourite in many homes, Lavender is often seen growing in a growing number of kitchens and gardens across the UK. This oil is famous in the UK for it’s soothing properties. Often used in wheat bags for sore muscles and it is a common recommendation to use Lavender to help you sleep.
Adding a few drops of Lavender Essential oils to your home made shower gels and other bath products will result in a deep refreshing sleep. Providing you with the energy required to tackle the day ahead!
Lavender is a common aroma used in cosmetics and hand creams, as with rosemary, with each application of Lavender oil to your hands, we recommend taking a moment to just enjoy the soothing aroma your hands are now bathed in. Annnnddd Breaath. It will all be okay.
Thyme oil has long been celebrated for it’s antiseptic properties/. This moisturising essential oil has often been used to help with adding much needed moisture to eczema, preventing the skin from becoming raw to the touch.
Thyme oil has also shown promise in helping stimulate hair growth, however it is an extremely strong oil, and you must put no more than 5 drops of this potent oil in 2/3 cups of of carrier oil for daily application. A diluted mixture can be massaged into the scalp on a daily basis to stimulate hair growth.
Exercise Caution when using Thyme essential oil, this oil is best used in heavily diluted solutions for a reason. We’d invited you to do some thorough research before applying thyme oil to your scalp.
1. Tea tree
Tea Tree oil is well known throughout the world for it’s disinfecting abilities, this applies to your skin as well. The Many uses of Tea Tree oil include insect repellent, Nasal decongestant as well as being an excellent treatment for oily skin.
Adding this high quality oil to any shampoo or shower gel will leave your bathroom smelling of the pine forests, combine with another exotic oil to really turn up the sensual experience of your bath nights!
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Essential oils don’t replace scientific medicine. But instead can be used to compliment a healthy lifestyles. Essential oils have been used by therapeutic practitioners for centuries and using essential oils at high doses can cause adverse effects.
Many people simply use essential oils for their naturally entrancing aromas, introducing a whole new sensory experience to your bath or shower routines. Fill the bathroom with the smells you love by making your own Bath Products.
Herbal Living UK recommends using essential oil blends of less than 1% unless guided by a professional and use caution when using any essential oils in a burner. Especially when planning on operating heavy machinery as a wide range of oils can cause deep relaxation which will alter your perceptions and reaction times.
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