How to Use
Posted: July 23, by Cristina Proano-Carrion. Indeed, the therapeutic properties of essential oils are so varied and diverse that it can be difficult to decide which ones to stock in your cabinet.
Some oils are versatile, while others are known to work on specific systems. Some are gentle, while others are strong. Some work on the muscles, while others work on the mind.
Download this chart and paste it somewhere near your medicine cabinet for a quick reference the next time you need some aroma healing: Benefits of Essential Oils Note: A glossary of terms is provided at the bottom of the chart.
Analgesic : this is pain-relieving, for mild and sever pain, for shoulder pain, knee pain,back problems, muscle pain.
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Antispasmodic : this relieves muscle spasm in smooth muscle. Aphrodisiac : this increases sexual desire.
Astringent : this contracts blood vessels and body tissue. Carminative : this reduces intestinal spasm, settles the digestive system.
Cephalic : this is stimulating and clears the mind: Basil , Cardamom, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint. Febrifuge : this helps reduce fever.
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Immune stimulant : this stimulates the correct function of the immune system: Cypress , Frankincense , Niaouli, Patchouli, Tea Tree. Hormone influencer : this is a tonic of the hormone system. Sedative : this slows down functional activity and lessens excitement, calming.
Stimulant : this has an uplifting effect on the body. Reference: Battaglia Salvatore.
The Complete Guide To Aromatherapy. Born and raised in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, Cristina's memories are always related to the scents of her homeland. Cristina has more than 14 years of experience formulating aromatherapy products for the spa, fitness and hospitality industry and speaking with North and South American audiences on television and radio as well as in seminars and workshops.
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She is eager to share her successful experience and the therapeutic values of her homeland's pure healing ingredients. Posted: December 18, Posted: August 21, Posted: April 23, This information is based on traditional use of aromatherapy and it does not intend to diagnose or treat any condition.
This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional.
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