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This Is The Only Guide To Using Essential Oils You'll Ever Need

womenshealthmag.com

How Aromatherapy Works

Essential oils are absorbed by smell receptors (connected to the limbic system) which controls heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and stress.

They carry the “essence” of the plant.

Each plant’...

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Potential Benefits of Essential Oils

  1. Anxiety. Use oils like orange and lavender to feel less anxious.
  2. Headaches. Oils of peppermint and lavender provide pain relief when massaged into skin.
  3. Better sleep. Lavender is helpful.
  4. Inflammation.

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Potential Side Effects of Essential Oils

The side effects depend on what oil you’re using & how you’re using it.

  • Citrus-based oils (orange, lemon, & bergamot) are photo-sensitizers. You can get a sunburn easily.
  • Tea tree &...

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How to Use Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

  • 15 to 60 minutes is the ideal limit—never breathe in essential oils for more than one hour at a time.
  • Always follow the instructions on the bottle.
  • If you’re taking any medications or suffer from a chronic health condition,

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Tips for Purchasing Essential Oils

Follow these tips to make sure you purchase genuine products:

  • Beware the aromatherapy label, often on diluted oils laced with synthetic fragrances.
  • Look for 100% pure and organic oils free of fillers, pesticides, and synthetic chemicals.
  • If a label says the...

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Essential Oil Essentials

  • Lavender: for better sleep, reducing anxiety; assists with lowering blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temp
  • Clary Sage: to reduce blood pressure, may help with memory and attention
  • Rosemary: to enhance brainpower; may boost...

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