Massage therapist Michelle Walter shares fabulous aromatherapy blends that are simple to make and great for calming and de-stressing.
Always place your mix of essential oils in a carrier or base oil, such as Jojoba oil, Almond oil or Grape Seed oil.
This blend can be placed in a flip-top bottle and carried in your handbag so when you feel a wave of anxiety coming over you, you can put some in your hands and inhale to help you relax.
Mix five drops of each essential oil into 60ml of the carrier oil of your choice. Place in a flip-bottle and use when needed.
The following blends can be used as either diffusers, massage blends or to inhale.
2 drops of Lavender
3 drops of Geranium
5 drops of Roman Chamomile
Additional oils that can be added:
3 drops of Ylang Ylang
3 drops of Frankincense
Add water to the bowl of a ceramic diffuser and mix the oils as a blend. Remember to light the candle and warm the water first before adding the oils.
Soak in the bath
6 drops of Lavender
4 drops of Roman Chamomile
4 drops of Ylang Ylang
Aromatic cotton ball for the pillow at night
1 drop of Lavender
1 drop of Clary Sage or Ylang Ylang
2 drops of Roman Chamomile
Oils are available from scattersoils.com.