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Essential oils for common ailments: 12 problems and the essential oils to relieve them

Essential oils for common ailments: 12 problems and the essential oils to relieve them
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Chemical medications have had their day. Nowadays, people are returning to more natural methods, with organic cosmetics and essential oils. And did you know that most common problems can be very effectively treated with just a few drops of essential oils? Cuts, bruises, stress or minor infections – treat all your everyday ailments with nothing but a little bottle of the right essential oil!

1/ Nausea = peppermint

Taken orally: 1 drop under the tongue.
To inhale: inhale directly from the bottle as often as necessary.

2/ Stress = petitgrain (bigarade)

Put a drop on your wrists and inhale deeply.

3/ Backache = wintergreen

Apply 3 drops diluted in 12 drops of vegetable oil 3 to 5 times a day until you notice an improvement.

4/ Travel sickness = peppermint

Taken orally: 1 drop under the tongue.
To inhale: inhale directly from the bottle as often as necessary.

5/ Painful periods = tarragon

Taken orally: 1 drop under the tongue.
Applied locally: Apply 1 drop diluted in 4 drops of vegetable oil to the base of the abdomen, once an hour until symptoms improve.

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6/ Insomnia = Greenland moss (Labrador tea)

Apply 1 drop diluted in 4 drops of vegetable oil to the chest before going to sleep.

7/ Colds = eucalyptus

Taken orally: 2 drops under the tongue or take in a tea 4 times a day for 2 days.
To inhale: take 1 deep breath from directly above an open bottle, 4 to 6 times a day.

8/ Anxiety = Roman chamomile

Taken orally: 1 drop under the tongue.
To inhale: breathe in from the bottle

9/ Mouth ulcers = laurel noble

Apply 1 drop directly to the mouth ulcer 3 times a day, until it disappears.

10/ Sunburn = aspic lavender

Apply 1 to 5 drops to the burn every quarter of an hour after it appears, and 3 times a day thereafter until it goes away.

11/ Toothache = clove

Apply 1 drop to the site of pain 5 times a day for 3 days.

12/ Sweating = palmarosa

Apply 1 drop to each armpit after coming out of the shower. This should last you all day long.

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