There's too much about aromatherapy to fit onto one page!
So, here are the other details I promised on the first page. (If you want to see that page, click on the photo link above to review; when you close it, you'll return here automatically.)
Massage Oils for Men
No girly-smelling massage oil for the men, eh? Ask your massage therapist to fortify the oil with one of the following:
- clary sage
- tangerine, and
This short list of terrific essential oils that won't leave you smelling like a rose. But, adding them to the carrier oil during a therapy will add the benefits of the oil, too.
Veteran aromatherapist Julie Sadler warns you about the oils that may produce side effects. They include:
- bitter almond
- bitter fennel
- cinnamon bark (except in a burner or vaporizer)
- rue, and
To be safe, allow trained aromatherapists to use these oils.
Safe for Use at Home
And, finally, the list of oils that are safe to use at home:
- black pepper
- clary sage
- sweet fennel
- tea tree***
***These are the top four essential oils that Julie recommends for home use.
More details on the top 4!
Now, it's Your Turn!
Put them in your bath for a healing soak; roll into a compress for headache relief or for muscle aches and pains; add to sink or bowl of hot water, then inhale with towel covering the back of your head and perimeter of the bowl/sink. You may also add to a handkerchief or tissue to carry around for cold or headache relief. Drops on your pillow can usher in a decent night's sleep.
Versatile and effective, essential oils can help you achieve optimum health!
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