Category Archive: Lavender

May 18

Keep Deer Flies Away

      This is my favorite recipe using essential oils to keep deer flies away: 20 drops Lavender 10 drops Lemon 5 drops Eucalyptus 5 drops Tea Tree 5 drops Peppermint 3 drops Clove 2 drops Citronella Add all of these oils into an aromatherapy bottle or spray bottle along with 2 ounces carrier …

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May 17

Eliminate Age Spots and Wrinkles with Essential Oils

  Recipe   2 Tbs. Coconut Oil (Base Oil) – Excellent moisturizer and hydrator for the skin along with antibacterial and antifungal properties 6 Drops Lavender – Reduces and prevents wrinkles by moisturizing and increasing blood flow to the skin tissues 4 Drops Lemon – Lightens dark spots, tightens and firms skin diminishing wrinkles and bags under the …

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Apr 21

Essential Oil Rub for Dry Scalp

  Recipe 10 drops Tea Tree 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Rosemary  6 drops Lemon  5 drops Peppermint  Add all of the above to 1/8 cup carrier oil   (I prefer Avocado because it is full of vitamins, proteins and fatty acids and will quickly merge with other oils). Rub this wonderful combination of oils …

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Jan 12

Dogs with Skin Problems Try Essential Oils

  List of Essential Oils for Dogs Lavender   (antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-itch, antifungal, anti-anxiety properties) Helichrysum   (anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiallergenic, antiseptic properties) Niaouli    (safe alternative for tea tree oil) (antihistamine and antibacterial properties) Neem    (anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent properties) Geranium   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties) Cedarwood   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent properties) Great All Around Skin Recipe!      …

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Jan 12

Lavender Fights Depression and Insomnia

The use of lavender has been recorded for more than 2,500 years. Egyptians, Phoenicians and the people of Arabia used lavender as a perfume — and also for mummification, by wrapping the dead in lavender-dipped shrouds. In ancient Greece, lavender was called “nardus,” “nard,” or “spikenard” (named for the Syrian city of Naarda) and was …

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Jan 12

Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree, and Lavender Essential Oils for Coughs

A cough often accompanies the common cold or flu, seasonal allergies, asthma, pneumonia or bronchitis. Smoke or other irritating substances in the environment can bring on a cough. GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease) may cause a cough. Medicines that control high blood pressure have been known to produce coughing. You should not be too concerned if …

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Jul 13

Best Essential Oils Recipe for Hair Regrowth

    Place ½ tsp jojoba oil and 4 tsp grapeseed oil (both known as carrier oils) in a small bowl.   Mixing essential oils 2 drops of thyme oil, 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of rosemary and 2 drops of cedarwood with the carrier oils.   Massage into scalp for 2 minutes every night, rinse in the morning.   Continue with …

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Feb 25

Aromatherapy Significantly Decreases Pain and Depression

Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil Therapy, is the use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots through steam distillation or cold pressing to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. The Greeks, Romans and ancient Egyptians …

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Nov 12

Aromatherapy and Massage Relieving Pain and Depression

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Frankincense has …

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Jun 20

Lavender, Clary Sage, and Myrtle Oils Repel Mosquitoes

The use of synthetic chemicals to control mosquitoes has raised several concerns related to environment and human health. Natural products are a very good alternative because of their effectiveness and are environmentally friendly. Among those products, essential oils from plants have entered the picture and have been extensively tested to assess their repellent properties as …

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