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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Geranium Essential Oil:
For cold sores, place 1 drop on a cotton swab and dab affected area.
For frostbite, massage area with approximately 5 drops of oil.
To balance mood, place 2-3 drops in a diffuser, or place on a cotton ball or handkerchief and inhale deeply 2-3 times.
A bath made with 8-10 drops of oil will help relieve headache, premenstrual syndrome, stress, and tension.
For cellulite, premenstrual syndrome, and menopause, mix 20 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage on body. For cellulite, massage on affected areas. For premenstrual syndrome and menopause, massage on abdomen and back, paying extra attention to the lower back region.
As a mosquito repellent, use 5 drops in a diffuser. Can also be mixed with citronella for a stronger repellent.
For stress and tension that interferes with a good night’s rest, place 4 drops on tissue or cotton ball and place inside pillow case.
For skin problems (i.e. acne, athlete’s foot, dandruff, eczema, etc.), put 2-3 drops on a cotton ball and dab affected area.
To help relieve stress and tension, use 2-3 drops in a diffuser or lamp ring. Can also use 2-3 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil for a relaxing massage.
For respiratory problems, use 5 drops in a vaporizer.
To relieve a sore throat and to help fight tonsillitis, use 2-5 drops in a steam inhalation.
As an aphrodisiac, use 8-10 drops of oil in a bath or use 2-3 drops in a diffuser or lamp ring.
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Tea Tree increases the body's ability to respond to bacteria, fungi and viruses effectively. It is an excellent oil for colds and flu, and may stimulate sweating, which can speed up recovery.
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