Aromatherapy uses essential oils extracted out of fragrant plants by
compressing them. They are either inhaled or mixed with bath water
to affect the mood as desired. They are also used to keep away
insects, freshen up clothes and polish furniture.
Essential oils get absorbed through our skin in our body and can
heal us by stimulating specific areas of our brain, whether they are
mixed with bath water or used for massaging our body.
healthy spray that protects your houseplants and garden can be
prepared by adding 6 to 8 drops of the mixture in a gallon of water
prepared by mixing together lavender and thyme oils.
Thyme oil in
water helps to grow healthier
cabbage and cauliflower while basil oil favor growth of broccoli,
potatoes and tomatoes. Yarrow oil for cucumbers, chamomile for onions
and carrot extract for lettuce are a blessing for your kitchen garden.
tablespoons of soap dissolved in 2 cups of boiling water to two cups
of turpentine and one cup of melted natural beeswax and then add 10
drops of cedar wood, cypress or sandalwood oil to make a
great-looking furniture polish that can be used for all wood
the fresh smelling clothes, throw a cloth with two drops of
bergamot, lavender, neroli, cedar wood, petit grain and sweet orange
oils in the dryer with them.
about 6 drops of lavender, lemongrass, citronella and peppermint
oils in one cup of water to prepare a room spray that can rid us of
mosquitoes, ants and cockroaches.
together citronella oil, cedar wood oil, garlic and clothes
freshener and put a couple of its drops in the collar of your pet
without diluting it. It gets rid of the fleas in the fur of your
pets and do not harm them a bit.
together eucalyptus, thyme, rosemary, tea tree, lemon and marjoram
oils. To immune yourself and your family against colds, make a room
spray by adding six drops of the preparation per cup of water or
adding 4 to 9 drops of it in the water of a humidifier.
together lemon, bergamot, lavender, sweet orange, oregano and thyme
oils and mix 8 drops of it in a liter of warm water to use a
bathroom freshener. You can also use it as a cleaner by pouring 2 to
3 drops of undiluted mixture on a wet sponge and wipe down all
surfaces using wash water. Add more oil to the sponge when
a few drops of undiluted peppermint and spearmint oils near the
living areas, edges of the ceiling and other holes to drive off mice
and other bugs from the home.