Massage therapist Michelle Walter shares fabulous aromatherapy blends that are simple to make and great for calming and de-stressing. Let’s get into it!
De-stressing aromatherapy elixirs
Here are a few of my favourite ways to reap the benefits of these aromatherapy wonders.
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, dribble some in your hands and inhale to help you relax.
Always make sure to mix your essential oils with a base of almond or jojoba oil.
De-stress on the go…
- 5 drops Lavender
- 3 drops Rose Geranium
- 2 drops Frankincense
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.
For the diffuser…
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
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