What are essential oils? In purely practical terms, essential oils are concentrated compounds extracted from aromatic plants to capture that plant’s scent, flavor and natural benefits. You’ll find these highly potent compounds in a plant’s seeds, flowers, bark, roots, leaves, stems, rinds, fruit and resin. As an example, in citrus fruits, essential oils are found inside the peel.
We’ve all wondered how to use essential oils, quizzing friends for advice or scouring the web for the latest tips. There’s no trick to using essential oils, though. You don’t need training or a degree. With a little practice and the suggestions you’ll find here, you’ll become the go-to expert on using essential oils in no time!
What Are the Best Essential Oils for Beginners?
Getting started with essential oils can be intimidating. How do you know what oils to start with and how to use them? With hundreds of different oils, each with unique uses, applications and benefits, it can be like drinking from a firehose.
The ideal oils for beginners are those that come with many benefits and applications. You can find a use for each of them in about every corner of your home and facet of your life. Here are the top ten oils recommended for those who are new to essential oils.
Lavender essential oil is easily one of the most well-known oils in the world. This gentle oil can be used almost anywhere—added to water to make a room-freshening spray, in the bath or mixed with your favourite lotion.Lemon
The tangy scent of lemon can liven any day. Diffuse it to share its summery aroma, apply a couple drops to a cotton ball to rub away sticky adhesive or promote the appearance of youthful skin by adding it to your nighttime skin care routine.
Tea Tree essential oil is widely used for its cleansing properties, particularly when applied topically to the skin, hair and nails or to neutralize unwanted odours.
With its warm, herbaceous aroma, Oregano can be added to a carrier oil and rubbed into your joints after a long day.
You can literally use this Australian oil from head to toe, to rejuvenate your hair; help hydrate dull, dry skin; or to inhale as you wind down for bed.
Peppermint’s cool, crisp scent and tingling touch make it one of the most versatile oils. Rub it into fatigued muscles after a run or fitness class for a refreshing post-workout cooldown.Frankincense
Its grounding, complex aroma is often diffused during prayer or meditation to encourage self-reflection.
This essential oil’s balmy, rich scent can chase away unwanted smells and invites an atmosphere of coziness and peace.
Orange’s sweet smell makes everything feel right. Add it to your linen spray to give your wash some citrus-scented freshness.
Want your house to feel like a sunny beach house? Grapefruit brings a welcome burst of freshness, whether you’re diffusing it or using it to zest up your household cleaners.
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The Photon Genie has two noble gas glass wands that are placed on the body and pulse harmonic energy. The energy contact causes ozone to be made and oxygenates the tissue and blood. The Photon Genie provides the harmonic frequencies that move lymphatic fluids and other fluids of the body. The unique frequencies and electromagnetic energies correct the electrical imbalances in the body and produce positive electrical and energetic imprints to the living organism called the "Microzyma"
Whole Body Vibration
Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is a scientifically-advanced approach to a thousand-year-old practice. It uses high-tech equipment to vibrate the body while standing on a platform that vibrates rapidly in either an oscillating or a linear direction.
The rapid vibrations cause the muscles in the body to react to the vibrations on a micro level, contracting reflexively. These tiny muscle reactions lead to numerous health benefits.
Ionic Detox Foot Bath
During an Ionic Detox Foot Bath an ionic charge is released into the water which raises the voltage of the cells to their optimal levels.
This increases the cells ability to function normally and to absorb nutrients and oxygen again. It eliminates toxins that are stored in fat, kidneys, liver, bowels, and skin.
The foot bath also triggers the body’s lymphatic system, which helps with continuing detoxification for up to 24 to 48 hours after a session.