Essential oils can be used at home in a wide range of different ways. The following list gives some indication of their numerous applications, and the type of conditions for which they are particularly effective when used on a personal basis:
Stress: To help relieve stress related complaints such as headaches, nervous tension and insomnia. Certain oils can also help with travel sickess and jet lag.
First-Aid: To treat minor first-aid cases such as cuts, burns and insect bites.
Skin Hygiene: As skin care agents in the treatment of conditions such as eczema, acne, stretch marks and dry skin.
Face & Body Care: As everyday cosmetics to cleanse, revitalise, nourish and normalise the skin. They are especially valuable to help prevent the skin ageing: this is one of their most traditional applications since early times.
Common Complaints: To help prevent and relieve common complaints such as colds, coughs & period pains.
Sports & Muscular Pain: For the treatment of sports injuries as well as general aches & pains, like muscular tension, back ache and rheumatism.
Immune Support: As a preventative measure, to help maintain health and vitality and ward off infections or illness.
Environment: To create a fragrant environment by using the oils to scent the office, home, linen, clothes, potpourris, notepaper etc.
Well-Being: Purely for pleasure by making fragrant gifts, or blended together to create individual personalized fragrances for the body or home. Try our starter kits to get creative!
Perfumes: Many essential oils can be used as natural ‘pulse-point’ perfumes directly. Oils such as rose, neroli, ylang ylang, patchouli and sandalwood are classic scents in their own right: our 5% dilutions make ideal natural perfumes.