Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Essential Oils are Healing

Garden Essence Oils NutmegSpice Essential oils are uplifting and stimulating, improving circulation and digestion. As a circulatory stimulant they reduce bruising. They detoxify organs and muscle tissues, and are antispasmodic and pain relieving. As a digestive stimulant, they aid in indigestion, nausea and constipation. Spice Oils are strong antiviral and antibacterial and have the ability to boost the immune system. Basil, Black Pepper, Caraway, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger, Juniper and Nutmeg are spice essential oils.

Garden Essence Oils PeppermintHerb Essential Oils work on the mind to induce deep relaxation. They are excellent for stress related to mental and emotional trauma and are uplifting and stimulating. Oils such as Marjoram, Melissa and Clary Sage are deeply sedating and act as a nerve tonic. Peppermint is warming in winter, and cooling in summer.  Rosemary, Sage and Thyme are excellent for hair growth, dandruff and other hair and scalp disorders. Basil, Clary Sage, Fennel, Hyssop, Marjoram, Melissa, Oregano, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme are herb essential oils.

Garden Essence Oils NeroiiFlower Essential Oils work on the spirit and are relaxing, soothing and tranquillizing. They are the perfect choice for stress. Neroli and Chamomile (Roman) are perfect for teenagers battling to cope with life. These oils are also aphrodisiacs and are good for imbalances related to the reproductive system.
GeraniumLavender, and Ylang Ylang are also flower essential oils.

Garden Essence Oils OrangeCitrus Essential Oils are antiseptic and excellent for infections, which range from urinary tract to respiratory illness such as colds, flu, bronchitis and  pneumonia. Citrus oils are relaxing and relieve stress and can be used by children and pregnant women. They are cleansing oils, detoxifying the body and reducing weight, while dealing with cellulite as well. They have a cleansing effect on the digestive system and its organs. Good for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and blend well with tree oils for these conditions.
Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange and Tangerine are citrus essential oils.

Garden Essence Oils NiaouliTree Essential Oils are high in antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral properties and are ideal for fungal, viral and infection related conditions. From athlete’s foot, candida, ringworm to respiratory infections such as the common cold, influenza and pneumonia. Tree oils are excellent in treating any infection involving other systems of the body such as cystitis or nephritis in the urinary system; meningitis in the nervous system; colitis or pancreatitis in the digestive system. They are good at getting stagnant things moving such as constipation, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, mucus. Good for chronic and acute allergy related conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, hayfever, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, etc. They are mild pain relievers and blend well with spice oils which are pain relievers as well. Cajeput, Camphor, Cassia, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Niaouli, Petitgrain, Pine, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Tea Tree are tree essential oils.

Garden Essence OIls BenzoinGum Oils come from trees and have the same properties as tree oils being antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral. They are cell rejuvenators and are quite beneficial in the treatment of wrinkles for mature skins. Gum oils blend well with tree and citrus oils in the treatment of respiratory and skin infections or inflammation. Benzoin, Frankincense and Myrrh are gum oils.

Garden Essence Oils LemongrassGrass Oils are insect repellents and tone the skin. These oils blend well with citrus and flower oils to aid in healing stretch marks. They are relaxing, soothing and toning. Citronella, Lemongrass and Palmarosa are grass oils.
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Pure Essential oils are easy to use and have been a great way for us to add another form of natural healing to our home.  I love being able to take care of myself and my family with natural products that are never harmful and always helpful in maintaining the health of my family.  Be sure to purchase roller bottles and spray bottles, they make using the oils so easy.  

Garden Essence Oils are affordably priced therapeutic grade oils. Order online at Herbs First, phone in your order 801-228-1901, or email me with an questions.

Have a great month!

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Do It Yourself Summer Remedies

Make your own Summer Remedy Kit and be ready for bites, burns, scrapes, poison ivy, and bugs. It is always nice to be prepared!

Empty 1 oz. roller bottleSunburn Relief

45 drops Lavender
30 drops Myrrh
Fractionated coconut oil
1 oz. Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top off bottle with your choice of carrier oil. I like liquid (fractionated) coconut oil for its long shelf life.

Apply topically as needed. Lavender heals burns - sunburn included and analgesic properties to help relieve the pain of sunburn. Myrrh is considered a "liquid band-aide" and is a superior healer of skin tissue. For severe burns seek medical attention and consider using this remedy in a spray bottle to avoid painful touch.

empty roller bottleBug Repellent Stick

15 drops Lemongrass
10 drops Lavender
4 drops Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca)
Fractionated coconut oil
10 ml Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top the bottle off with fractionated coconut oil.

Apply to exposed areas before venturing outside. Roll a bandana with the blend and keep it around your neck, the under side of a hat, etc.

empty roller bottleSore Muscle & Headache Stick

15 drops Peppermint
15 drops Lavender
Fractionated coconut oil
10 ml Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top off with fractionated coconut oil.

Apply to area of concern after a strenuous hike or workout. For headache, apply topically just behind temples, forehead and back of neck and shoulders as needed.

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Stomach Ache Stick

30 drops Digestion Blend
10 drops Peppermint
Fractionated coconut oil
10 ml Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top with fractionated coconut oil.

Summer stomach issues can come from food, splash parks, the ocean or even a drinking fountain. This blend is a year round winner! Apply topically to abdomen as needed.

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"Owie" Stick

10 drops Frankincense
10 drops Lavender
10 drops Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca)
Fractionated coconut oil
10 ml Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top off with fractionated coconut oil.

Apply topically to area of concern as needed.  Great for camping or any outdoor activity, an all-purpose healing remedy for burns, bites, scrapes, breakouts, rashes and a makeshift deodorant too!

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Achy Muscles and Inflamed Tissue Rub

3 drops Peppermint
3 drops Rosemary
2 drops Eucalyptus
2 drops Juniper Berry
Fractionated coconut oil
10 ml Roller Bottle

Add essential oils to roller bottle and top off with fractionated coconut oil.

Massage into sore and tender muscles. This essential oil blend accelerates healing times and soothes aching muscles, sprains, and areas that are inflamed or swollen.

Empty Spray BottleSummer Skin Spray

20 drops Frankincense
20 drops Cypress
20 drops Lavender
Distilled Water
4 oz. glass spray bottle

Add essential oils to an empty glass bottle, top with Distilled water.

Topical application to body, face, on scrapes or blemishes as needed. Summer Skin Spray takes the scorch out of summer. Hydrate and heal after a day in the sun in one easy step with a quick spray of anti-aging essential oils. Your sun-drenched skin will benefit from the anti-inflammatory, regenerative, firming and soothing properties of the essential oils.

      Order online at Herbs First, or phone in your order 801-228-1901.

Have a great month!