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APPLICATIONS FOR YOUR BASIC CARE KIT - 4

Cold Sores 

Put 1 drop of geranium oil on a cotton bud and apply it directly to the sore, if possible as soon as it is suspected. Repeat every day. Also, massage the whole of the body including the face and neck with the following:

Essential Oils

Geranium 

Lavender

Thyme

Lemon

 Quantity

5 drops

10 Drops

02 Drops

08 Drops

Other suggested Essential Oils.

Tea Tree - Chamomile - Rose - Hyssop

Common Colds 

Use the following oils in a hot bath. Lie back and inhale deeply.

For the steam inhalation method, use one drop each of the following: thyme, tea tree, lavender and clove. Carry with you a tissue on which you have placed one drop each of red thyme, peppermint , eucalyptus and clove, and inhale deeply whenever possible.

Massage around the chest, neck and sinus area (forehead, nose and cheekbones. with the following:

 

 Essential Oils

Thyme

Tea Tree

Eucalyptus

Lemon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lemon

Eucalyptus

Rosemary

 

Quantity  

2 Drops

2 Drops

1 Drop

3 Drops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Drop

2 Drops

3 Drops

Other Suggested Essential Oils 

Oregano - Cinnamon - Clove -

Basil

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Conjunctivitis 

Add one drop of chamomile to 1 drop witch-hazel and mix as well as possible. Then ad to 30ml Rosewater, and leave it for at least seven hours. Strain through a coffee filter and use with a compress on the eyelids (Keep eyes closed)

 Essential Oil

 

 

 Quantity

 

Other Suggested Essential Oils. 

 

Constipation 

Massage in a clockwise direction over the lower abdomen three times a day with the following:

Constipation can have underlying causes - check dietary habits.

Essential Oils

Rosemary

Lemon

Peppermint

Quantity

15 Drops

10 Drops

5 Drops

 

Other Suggested Essential Oils 

Patchouli - Cedarwood - Angelica

 

Convalescene 

if you have a convalescent at home it may well be worth investing in other essential oils that help nerves and strength but which are not within the scope of the Basic Care Kit. The following, which are in the kit, are all helpful and can be used in massage oils , in the bath, or in a room diffuser and other room methods:

Essential Oils

Geranium

Lemon

lavender

Rosemary

Chamomile 

 

 Quantity

 

Other Suggested Essential Oils

Mandarin - Palma Rosa - Rose - Bois De Rose - Ginger

Coughs 

Dry Cough

Mix 2 drops of eucalyptus and 2 drops of lemon oil with 2 tablespoons honey. Take 1 teaspoon and dilute in a wine-glass of warm water, sip it slowly.

massage over the back and chest with the following:F

For the steam inhalation method use 3 drops of lavender.

 Essential Oils

Eucalyptus

Thyme

 

 Quantity

3 drops

2 drops

 

other suggested essential oils. 

Chamomile - Tea Tree - oregano - Sandalwood - Frankincense - Ginger

 

Coughs with Mucus 

Follow the treatment outlined above except for the drink For this mix the following essential oils into a tablespoon of honey:

Blend together and use one drop only.

Essential Oils  

Eucalyptus

Thyme

Tea Tree

 

 

Quantity

2 drops

1 drop

1 drop

 

 Other suggested essential oils

Cuts and Wounds 

Bathe the area with warm water to which you have added the following: Put 3 drops of lavender  on a piece of gauze and place it over the cut or wound  to air on the third day if possible.

Essential Oils 

Lavender

Tea Tree

Quantity 

5 drops

2 drops

To each 500ml water

Other suggested essential oils 

Cypress - Myrrh - Rose - Palma Rosa

Diarrhoea 

Diarrhoea may be caused by a whole range of conditions which generally fall into the three categories of food- related, nerve-related and viral-related. In all cases, drink large quantities of water,.

Follow the same treatment but use the oils which are appropriate to your particular condition.

 Food

Peppermint

Eucalyptus

Thyme

  • Chamomile Tea Tree
  • Chamomile 2 drops
  • Peppermint 3 drops
  • Eucalyptus 1 drop

 

 Nerves

Lavender

Geranium

Lemon

Chamomile

Peppermint

  • Chamomile 1 drop
  • Eucalyptus 2 drops
  • Lavender 3 drops

 

 Viral

Tea tree

Red Thyme

Lemon

Lavender

Eucalyptus

  • Thyme 3 drops
  • Lavender 2 drops
  • tea tree 1 drop

Diarrhoea 

Use these oils to make a massage oil or follow the formulas . These quantities are to be diluted in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Massage over the whole of the abdomen area.

 

Make a drink by adding 1 drop of the relevant essential oil to a teaspoon of  honey and diluting it in a glass of warm water.

 Food - Related - Peppermint

Nerve - Related - Peppermint

Viral - Related - Eucalyptus

 Other Suggested essential Oils

Cypress - Frankincense - Orange - Basil - Marjoram

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Reference: The Fragrant Pharmacy : V A Worwood

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