Breathing the aroma from diffused essential oils will give you both mental and physical effects. These effects depend on what essential oil you used. For instance, lavender essential oil will give you peace of mind at night as you sleep since it helps your body to relax.
But, did you know that you can use essential oils in various ways? And for different purposes too?
Don’t believe me? Well, let me show you the different ways to use essential oils to improve your family’s health.
The most common use for essential oils is to diffuse them using essential oil diffusers. A device will use water to diffuse the essential oil in the air. This is the best method for aromatherapy since you will be able to inhale the aromatic benefits of the oil while enjoying the fragrance of the oil as well.
There are different devices you can use and the method varies from one type to another. Always rely on the device’s user guide when diffusing essential oils for aromatic benefits.
Another way to use essential oils is to apply them directly to the skin. Be mindful that there are several factors you need to consider before applying an essential oil to your skin. Essential oils are concentrated and wrong application may cause unwanted effects to your skins like allergies and itchiness.
Essential oils have categories represented by colors: green, yellow, and red.
Oils under green category can be applied directly to the skin without the need for dilution. Yellow category oils vary from one person to another. Those who have sensitive skins need to dilute the oil with water first to avoid skin reactions. Red category oils, on the other hand, requires dilution before applying them directly to the skin. These oils are highly concentrated that failing to dilute them will surely lead to skin reactions.
Another way to use essential oils is to protect both your family and home from other adversities. For instance, you can lemon essential oil to remove stains. You can use lime essential oil to get those hard-to-get gums on the wall courtesy by the kids.
To protect your home from crawling insects like ants simply wet a piece of cotton with peppermint oil. Wipe all entrances to your home with the peppermint oil and you will no longer see crawling insects passing through those entrances.
There so many things to do with the use of essential oils. Some people diffuse specific oils in their basements to prevent the buildup of molds. Others use them to aid in anti-bacterial cleaners. Others pour a couple of drops on their bath for relaxation. Some people take them internally for medicinal effects.
Be mindful of the different oils and their different uses. There are hundreds of resources and testimonials all over the world wide web. They can help you understand the different benefits of essential oils to protect your family’s wellbeing.