Monday, May 23, 2011

Your "Print Out" Aromatherapy Checklist Pt. 2

Merry Monday my wonderful friends.....

I hope you enjoyed Friday's post ( the 1st part of the Aromatherapy checklist). Today I am going to share with you pt. 2.( 4 parts all together ) Enjoy!

~Peace~









Aromatherapy Checklist Pt. 2



Clary Sage



Scent: Nutty and Earthy

How To Use: Inhalation, compress, bath, creams

Best For: Stress, hormonal problems, muscle aches

Mood: Relaxing, euphoric

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy with alcohol







Clove



Scent: Spicy, warm

How To Use: Massage, skin care

Best For: Skin and respiratory infections

Mood: Stimulating

Warnings: Best used in small doses







Cypress



Scent: Pine

How To Use: Massage, skin care

Best For: Helps combat fluid loss, oily skin

Mood: Stimulating

Warnings: Avoid of you have high blood pressure







Eucalyptus



Scent: Sharp, camphor-like

How To Use: Inhalation, compress, bath, creams

Best Used For: Decongestant, antiseptic

Mood: Refreshing, invigorating

Warning: Avoid in pregnancy







Fennel



Scent: Aniseed

How To Use: Inhalation, massage, skin care

Best For: Constipation, menstrual symptoms

Mood: Energizing

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy











Frankincense



Scent: Rich, musty

How To Use: Inhalation, bath

Best For: Calming, anti-inflammatory

Mood: Comforting

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy







Geranium


Scent: Sweet, floral

How To Use: Inhalation, bath, cream

Best For: Balancing, skin care, diuretic

Mood: Stimulating

Warnings: None







Ginger



Scent: Spicy, warm

How To Use: Inhalation, compress, bath

Best For: Warming, muscle aches, stomach

Mood: Warming, comforting

Warnings: May irritate sensitive skin







Grapefruit



Scent: Zesty, sweet

How To Use: Inhalation, bath

Best For: Anxiety, depression

Mood: Uplifting

Warnings: None







Jasmine






Scent: Intense floral

How To Use: Inhalation, compress, bath

Best For: Mood enhancing, eases period pain

Mood: Energizing, uplifting

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy and breast-feeding







Juniper Berry



Scents: Fresh, spicy

How To Use: Inhalation, compress, bath, creams

Best For: Detoxifying, cellulite, diuretic

Mood: Purifying, cleansing

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy and kidney disease




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