3 Ways To Use Healing Essential Oils That Work

By Gaye Levy

When it comes to using essential oils topically, most recipes will simply say “add to a carrier oil and apply”. That sounds simple enough but the reality is that measuring the proper number of drops can be hit or miss. Most EO brands include an orifice style dropper but just when you think you have doled out the requisite drops, more come out. This is not only wasteful, but when it comes to essential oils, using more is not always better.

A solution to this dilemma is to create custom salves, butters, and lotion bars that make the application of essential oils a cinch. Not only that, crafting these concoctions and using essential oils in this manner is fun, especially if you are a do-it-yourself type. When creating your own blends, you can mix and match oils at will or stick to a tried and true healing combination.


Speaking of a tried and true healing combination, my absolute favorite is a blend that includes equal parts of Lavender, Rosemary, and Peppermint essential oils. I love them so much, that I have convinced my favorite EO purveyor, Spark Naturals, to offer them with free shipping but more about that later.

First, though, I am recapping three essential oil recipes that simply work, and should be in everryone’s natural first aid arsenal. They are a cinch to put together, budget friendly, smell wonderful, and are not in the least bit boring. Not only that, they make a wonderful launching point for some great custom blends of your own…..More Here

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