Friday, May 27, 2011

Your "Print Out" Aromatherapy Checklist Pt. 4

G'morning my fellow aromatherapy lovers!

Today finds us at the 4th and final post for your aromatherapy checklist. I *hope* you have enjoyed these posts; let me know if you would like to print it out all at once and I will put it all together for you...just click the tab "contact me" and I will get right to it.

~Peace~







Aromatherapy Checklist Pt. 4




Peppermint


Scent: Mint

How To Use: inhalation, creams, compress, bath

Best For: Digestive disorders, cooling sore feet

Mood: Refreshing

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy






Petitgrain



Scent: Citrus

How To Use:Inhalation, skin and hair care

Best For: Anxiety, insomnia, skin care

Mood: Uplifting, cleansing

Warnings: None








Pine


Scent: Fresh

How To Use: Skin care, massage, inhalation

Best For: Damaged skin, muscle aches, anxiety

Mood: Stimulating

Warnings: May irritate sensitive skin








Rose


Scent: Sweet, floral

How To Use: Inhalation, cream, bath

Best For: Menstrual disorders, dry, mature skin

Mood: Uplifting

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy








Rose Otto


Scent: Floral

How To Use: Inhalation, massage cream, bath, skin care

Best For: Dry, sensitive skin

Mood: Uplifting

Warnings: None







Rosemary




Scent: Floral

How To Use: Inhalation, creams, compress, bath

Best For: Pain relief, digestion, dandruff
 
Mood: Invigorating

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy or if epileptic







Sandalwood


Scent: Woody

How To Use: Inhalation, creams, compress, bath

Best For: Respiratory infections, insomnia

Mood: Relaxing, soothing, sensual

Warnings: None








Sage




Scent: Camphor-like

How To Use: Inhalation, massage

Best For: Fever, appetite stimulant, joint pain

Mood: Astringent, cooling

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy







Tea Tree


Scent: Antiseptic, woody

How To Use: Inhalation, creams, compress, bath

Best For: Respiratory, fungal and skin infections

Mood: Cleansing

Warnings: May irritate sensitive skin








Thyme (sweet)



Scent: Spicy

How To Use: Bath, inhalation
 
Best For: Appetite stimulant, infections

Mood: Antiseptic

Warnings: Avoid in pregnancy







Vertivert




Scent: Smoky

How To Use: Inhalation, bath, massage

Best For: Stress

Mood: Relaxing

Warnings: None







Ylang Ylang




Scent: Heady, exotic

How To Use: Inhalation, creams, bath and massage

Best For: Stress

Mood: Calming, sensual

Warnings: May irritate skin












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