Starting With Essential Oils
Some of you have asked how to get started using therapeutic grade essential oils. Which oils should you have on hand? Well, there are many essential oils to choose from, over 100 are readily available. You do not have to purchase all of them to get started. I suggest you start with a basic kit that contains some of the more common oils then add some of your favorites.
Purchase small quantities and experiment with blending different oils together.
We offer some good books on aromatherapy to guide you.
The Natural Healing Room offers two starter kits a Basics kit and an Immune Kit. We will talk about the Basics kit here.
Oils in the Basic Kit: 5 ml bottles
Lavender::known to be calming, used for insomnia. General first aid, burns, bites. Use in baths (wonderful), massage, perfumes, inhalation.
Tea Tree: Antibacterial, Antiviral and Anti fungal use for cuts, bites, dandruff, athletes foot. A first aid must. A drop may be used neat.
Eucalyptus Radiata: A must have for this time of year. Diffuse daily to kill cold germs in the air. Use for colds, sinus congestion, Use in diffuser, inhalation and massage peppermint: Aids headaches, a digestive aid, pain killer, travel sickness. Use in massage, compress, diffuser, inhalant.
Lemon: Great for cleaning. Fights germs and bacteria. Another refreshing citrus scent. Helps concentration.
Peppermint: Energizes, great when driving a long trip. Reduces nausea and headache. Improves digestion.
Pain Away: A blend of therapeutic grade essential oils for pain and inflammation. Also beneficial for colds, sinus congestion, headaches, and arthritis.
Plague Defense: Essential oils that were used during the bubonic plague epidemic in 1347 to protect from viruses.
Peace & Calm: A blend of essential oils that promote peace, calm and tranquility. Formulated to promote relaxation allowing the blood flow to the brain. Grounding. Reduces depression, eases anxiety, stress and tension. May assist hyperactive children and create serenity in their lives. Has been found beneficial for children that have nightmares. May help assist in curing the smoking habit.
Kit includes a 1oz bottle of Fractionated Coconut Oil for applying other oils.
All prices are in USD.