Practical Uses

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ABSCESSES, DENTAL

Faithful, Bactoplus, SpiceCy, Purity, Spearmint apply to gum area; may want to dilute

ABUNDANCE

Knowing, Opulence, Finnesse, Unanimity, Cardamom, Myrrh, Patchouli: diffuse; wear as perfume; use in the bath; apply to wrists or temples

ABUSE PHYSICAL / SEXUAL

Fairy Dust, Finnesse, Melody, Transpose, Reconcile, Rose: diffuse; wear as perfume; use in the bath; apply over heart area; on wrists; consider carrying an essential oil inhaler

ACCIDENTS

Beneath, HealMe, Circulate, Abstraction, Turbulence dilute and apply to the site of the injury; use Arnica Oil as the carrier oil, if available

ACNE / SKIN

Timeless, Innocence, Valley Lily, Cajeput, Chaulmoogra, Geranium, Grapefruit, Laurel, Lemongrass, Litsea Cubeba, Niaouli, Rosewood, Rose: dilute in distilled or clear spring water and sponge on skin with clean cotton balls (do not use carrier oils as they will feed any bacteria that may be contributing factors)

ADDICTIONS

LivCare, RevUp, Grapefruit, Patchouli, Petitgrain: diffuse; carry an essential oil inhaler

ADRENAL GLANDS

Endocare, Spirited, Melody, Osmosis, Life, LiteNeasy, Confidence, Verve, Basil, Geranium, Sage, Spruce, Rosemary: dilute well and apply locally or to the feet; dilute particularly well with Spirited

AUTISM (SEE ADHD AND ASPERGER’S)

Essential oils and basic uses will be very similar

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Beginnings, Serenity, Triumphant: dilute and apply Beginnings along the spine and/or feet; diffuse Serenity, especially during the early hours of the night; carry an essential oil diffuser of either one, or both

AFTERSHAVE

Time Out, Beginnings, Sandalwood: massage coconut oil (the more solid variety) onto the face and then add a little bit of essential oil

ALLERGIES

Knowing, Breathe, Exhale, Thrill Me (applied down the sternum), Life, Valley Lily, Unanimity, Chamomile Roman, Elemi, Eucalyptus (for rashes), Lavender, Melissa, Niaouli, Patchouli Inhale; diffuse; wear

ALIGNMENT – PHYSICAL STRUCTURES AND ELECTRICAL ENERGIES

Beginnings, Yarrow: dilute and apply locally, but especially along the spine; use in a bath; on feet (little boys like this because no one can smell it at school); Yarrow for spiritual alignment

ALOPECIA (SEE HAIR HEALTH/HAIR LOSS)

ALZHEIMER’S

Knowing, Mirage, Genie-Us, Divinity, Afloat, Confidence, Unanimity, Frankincense, Galbanum, Sandalwood, Spanish Sage: dilute and apply on the back of the neck and on the temples; use in the bath; diffuse throughout the day

ANALGESIC

Mirage, Exhale, Beneath, Beginnings, Mood-Off, Healme, Circulate, Silence, Relaxation, Birch, Cassia, Chammomiles, Clove, Eucalyptus, Fir, Frankincense, Ginger, Helichrysum, Howood, Laurel, All Mints, Pepper, Rosewood, Rue, Spanish Sage, Spikenard, Spruce, St. John’s Wort, Tea Tree, Thyme, Valerian, Wintergreen, Zanthoxylum: Most oils are pain relieving to one degree or another; in fact, this is so pronounced a part of essential oils that the ones that do not relieve inflammation and relieve pain are quite rare

ANEMIA

Life, RevUp, Carrot Seed, Lavender, Lemon: dilute and apply to the chest and the bottoms of the feet

ANOREXIA

Travelmate, Break Free, Bactoplus, Beginnings, Purity, Oxyburst, Levitate, Coriander, Grapefruit: apply to stomach and to the bottom of the feet; might be advisable to also diffuse or wear any of the oils used for depression, etc.

ANGER

Fairy Dust, Embrace, Sensuality, Finnesse, Neutrality, Transpose, Freedom, Livcare, Reconcile, RevUp, Serenity, Confidence, Turbulence, Unanimity, Prudence, Bergamot: most of these work well as a perfume; dilute and apply, particularly over the heart area; use 2 or 3 drops to relax in a bath; diffuse into the air

ANTIVIRAL

Faithful, Savvy, Queenie, Mold-Away, SpiceCy, Cinnamon, Clove, Oregano, Garlic (sparingly, less than 1 drop at a time!!): as a gargle, on your toothbrush, dilute and apply to throat or the bottoms of the feet; remember to use these as a preventative, not just when you are sick

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY / ANTISPASMODIC

Veinz, Beneath, Healme, Circulate, Abstraction, Relaxation, Verve, Warmer, Inside, Anthopogon, Basil, Birch, Black Pepper, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Chaulmoogra, Coriander, Cypress, Helichrysum, Lavender, Opoponax, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Ravensara, Saro, Spearmint, Spikenard, Spruce, Wintergreen, Violet Leaf: dilute and apply to affected muscles or joints

ANTISEPTIC

All essential oils are antiseptic to one degree or another; some of the most effective are: Faithful, Transpose, Bactoplus, Purity, Oxyburst, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry, Cajeput, Citronella, Melissa, Oregano, Peppermint, Sage, Cedarwood, Hyssop, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Myrrh, Thyme, Tea Tree, Cinnamon, Clove, Garlic, Lavender, Ravensara, Sandalwood: as a gargle, on your toothbrush, dilute and apply to throat or the bottoms of the feet; remember to use these as a preventative measure. All essential oils are antiseptic to some degree.

ANXIETY

Timeless, Fairy Dust, Promise, Embrace, Visions, Hope, Neutrality, Freedom, Silence, Abstraction, Serenity, Triumphant, Optimism, Perseptione, Bergamot, Chamomile Roman, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Melissa, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spruce, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang: a few drops on a cotton ball (in a small plastic bag) carried with you at all times is very good or carry an inhaler such as the ones from Natures Body Shop, diffuse, wear on the wrists or as a perfume; in a bath

APHRODISIAC / LIBIDO

Treasured, Sensuality, Freedom, Luminescence, Jasmine, Neroli, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang: diffuse or wear as a perfume

ARTHRITIS

Beneath, Bactoplus, Healme (With Beginnings), Circulate, Mirrorme, Serenity, Fluster, Unanimity, Verve, Warmer, Birch, Cajeput, Celery Seed, Opoponax, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sage, Violet Leaf: apply (usually diluted) on location; diffuse; particularly effective when used in a bath

ASPERGER’S SYNDROME

Afloat, Beginnings, Triumphant, Sandalwood: apply the oils to the back of the neck and the soles of the feet. Use both or all three, but make sure your regiment includes lots of Beginnings

ASTHMA

Breathe, Exhale, Time Out, Queenie, Inhale, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Hyssop, Lavender (for babies), Myrtle, Peppermint, Thyme: apply over lungs (front and back) and throat; diffuse; put on cotton ball or cloth, inhale; (many other singles are listed as helpful) place on pad of foot (not inhaled during attack)

ATHLETE’S FOOT

Faithful, Bactoplus, Mold-Away, SpiceCy, Oxyburst, Cypress, Manuka, Myrrh, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Thyme: apply to feet (may want to dilute with distilled water)

AUTO IMMUNE DISORDERS

Timeless, Beary Love, MyHart, Heavenly Home, LivCare, Life, RevUp, Cistus, Patchouli: dilute and apply to the chest area and to the bottoms of the feet; diffuse

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BABIES (IN GENERAL)

Innocence, Abundantia (gentle digestive), Chamomile Roman (for sleep), Dill, Lavender (calming, too much is stimulating): for babies, always dilute essential oils well

BACK PAIN & TROUBLE

Beneath, Beginnings, Healme, Circulate, Silence, Relaxation, Warmer, Helichrysum: dilute and massage along the spine

BAD BREATH

Faithful, Mint-Tee, SpiceCy, Relaxation, Peppermint, Spearmint: place 1-2 drops in water and swish around in the mouth

BELCHING, BLOATING

Travelmate, Osmosis, Abundantia, RevUp: dilute and massage over stomach and abdomen

BLADDER / BED-WETTING / INFECTION

Treasured, Visions, EndoCare, Afloat, Mirrorme, Cedarwood, Celery Seed, Cypress, Goldenrod: apply over kidneys; best as a hot compress, rub on abdomen at bedtime

BLEEDING (STOPS)

Rhythm, Verve, Cayenne Pepper, Cistus, Helichrysum, Myrrh, Rose, Yarrow: apply, undiluted, to the area

BLISTERS

Lavender or Lavender with Chamomile: apply 1 drop, blot gently with a clean cloth

BLOOD PRESSURE

Fairy Dust, Gift, Travelmate, Hope, Finnesse, Rhythm, Carna, Fluster, Verve, Hyssop, Lavender, Lime, Litsea Cubeba, Marjoram, Peppermint (low pressure), Rosemary, Ylang Ylang: apply over the heart; diffuse; cotton ball in vents; in a relaxing bath

BONE SPURS

Breathe, Beneath, Healme, Birch with Wintergreen: If possible, use arnica oil as a carrier and apply these oils topically. Arnica deals with the bruising, which is often the source of most of the pain. It takes a little time, but this has been known to dissolve spurs

BRAIN INJURY (TRAUMA)

BRONCHITIS

Breathe, Opulence, Exhale, Beneath, Faithful, Life, Queenie, SpiceCy, Inhale, Eucalyptus, Melissa, Myrtle, Niaouli, Oregano, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme: dilute the oils mentioned in a carrier and apply to the chest; diffuse; place on the pillow

BRUISES

Faithful, Bactoplus, Beginnings, Healme, Circulate, SpiceCy, Relaxation, Chaulmoogra, Marjoram, Violet Leaf: best if applied in a base such as arnica oil

BURNS

Valory, Carrot Seed, Geranium, Lavender, Helichrysum, Niaouli, Rose nothing beats Lavender: applied to a burn; Valory is for rebuilding of skin and muscle tissue after the wounds have closed

BURSITIS

Beneath, Beginnings, Healme, Circulate, Relaxation, Warmer: dilute and apply to the shoulder area

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CALCIUM ABSORPTION

Forever, Travelmate, Rhythm, Warmer, Calamus: inhale; diffuse; dilute for full body massage; use in bath; wear on body as perfume or cologne

CALLUSES

Bactoplus, Valory, Carrot Seed, Chamomile Roman, Oregano: dilute with carrier oil and apply frequently to the calloused area

CANDIDA

Pink Lady, EndoCare, Osmosis, Bactoplus, Anthopogon, Bergamot, Manuka, Patchouli: dilute with massage oil; apply on stomach area, feet or over abdomen; can also be diluted (well) and used as a douche

CANKER / COLD SORES

Faithful, Savvy, Mint-Tee, Simplee, SpiceCy, Chamomile — all types, Hyssop, Laurel, Manuka, Myrrh, Opoponax, Oregano, Tea Tree: rinse mouth with water in which a drop of oil has been added

CAPILLARIES

Veinz, Beginnings, Solstice, Sighting, Verve, Warmer, Chamomile German, Lavender, Lemongrass: dilute with carrier oil and apply topically to the area; use as a compress or in a bath

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Mirage, Beary Love, Forever, Finnesse, Rhythm, Carna, Verve, Silence, Goldenrod, Violet Leaf: dilute and apply to chest; inhale; diffuse

CARTILAGE

Fir Siberica (relieves pain), Sandalwood (regenerates) dilute and apply to the area

CAVITIES / TEETH

Faithful, Beginnings, SpiceCy, Spearmint: use to brush teeth or add a drop to toothpaste on your toothbrush

CELLULITE

LiteNeasy, Valley Lily, Levitate, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange Bitter, Rosemary, Spearmint: dilute and apply topically; 2 or 3 drops added to the tub

CHARLEY HORSE

Circulate, Relaxation, Warmer: dilute and apply to the area

CHOLESTEROL

Relaxation, RevUp, Ginger, Helichrysum: dilute and apply to the bottoms of the feet

CHRONIC FATIGUE

Beary Love, Faithful (to kill Epstein Barr virus), Forever, Time Out, Maya, Neutrality, Genie-Us, Rev Up: these oils should be diluted and applied to the chest and the feet. Forever and Time Out: are for the absorption of nutrients; Rev Up and Genie-Us: will help with energy; Neutrality: for emotional strength and balance; all of the oils will be of benefit if diffused

CIRCULATION

Mirage, Timeless, Beneath, Spirited, Melody, Carna, Healme, Circulate, Oxyburst, Serenity, Sighting, Verve, Bay, Copaiba Balsam, Geranium, Lemongrass, Pine, Violet Leaf: diffuse; use in a bath; massage; compress over specific area

CLEANERS, HOUSEHOLD

Oxyburst, Orange Sweet: diluted makes a great disinfectant; can be applied undiluted to most surfaces (check on a small area first); works amazingly well on grease

COLDS

Breathe, Exhale, Faithful, Endocare, Passages, Queenie, Simplee, Spicecy, Inhale, Basil, Melissa, Oregano: diffuse; place on a tissue and sniff; use in a tub; place on forehead, temples, back of neck, and chest; one recommendation would be to use Breathe on the back, Exhale on the chest, with Faithful on the feet, all diluted well, of course

COLIC

Osmosis, Abundantia, Anethi, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Ginger, Marjoram, Melissa, Orange Sweet, Peppermint, Spearmint: dilute and apply to abdominal area

COLON

Osmosis, Abundantia, Freedom, Abstraction, Peppermint: dilute Osmosis or Peppermint and apply to abdomen or use them as a compress; Freedom can also be diffused or sniffed

COMPLEXION

Mirage, Timeless, Innocence, Bergamot, Jasmine, Myrrh, Opoponax, Tangerine for dull complexion, Orange Sweet for oily skin and general use dilute with a very light carrier oil or with distilled water and apply to the face, neck, and abdominal area

CONCENTRATION

Crystalline, Mind In, Genie-Us, Rhythm, Arise, Cardamom, Frankincense, Niaouli, Rosemary: inhale, or diffuse; apply to wrists or forehead

CONCUSSION

Mirage, Turbulence, Cypress: apply to the back of the neck and to the feet on the underside of the big toe (the narrow, bony part, not the fleshy pad)

CONFUSION

Crystalline, Time Out, Neutrality, Transpose, Genie-Us, Livcare, Beginnings, Rev Up, Unanimity, Prudence, Cypress, Frankincense, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rose, Rosewood, Ylang Ylang: often the aroma, diffused or inhaled, is all that is needed; can also be applied to the bottoms of the feet

CONSTIPATION

Osmosis, Carrot Seed, Turmeric, Mandarin, Patchouli: dilute and massage over the abdomen

COUGHS

Breathe, Exhale, Break Free, Queenie, Cedarwood, Manuka, Opoponax: dilute and apply over the lungs (both front and back) and on the throat; diffuse; inhale

CRADLE CAP

Tender Me: dilute and massage into the baby’s scalp with a very soft brush, leaving it on for a few minutes, then gently shampoo—repeat as often as necessary

CROHN’S DISEASE

Osmosis, Life, Basil: dilute and apply to the abdominal area

CUTS, BLEEDING

Bactoplus, Helichrysum, Neroli, Yarrow: dilute BactoPlus in water, it is very strong; apply Yarrow undiluted then bind the wound, brings edges of cut together; Helichrysum promotes tissue regeneration

CUTS, INFECTED

Faithful, Bactoplus, Lavender, Niaouli: apply diluted, usually with water

CYSTITIS / BLADDER INFECTION

Mirrorme, Abstraction, Optimism, Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Goldenrod, Hyssop, Juniper Berry, Pine, Rosewood, Sage, Sandalwood, Thyme: dilute and use for an abdominal massage or add a drop or two of the oil of your choice to a bath

CYSTS

Harmony, Treasured, Nixi: dilute and apply frequently to the abdominal area and to the insides of the ankles

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DANDRUFF

Tender Me, Laurel, Lavender, Sage: add a few drops to your normal shampoo

DEBILITY

Rhythm, Rev Up, Guardianz, Turbulence, Verve, Cardamom, Cumin (Nerves), Lavender, Nutmeg, Patchouli, Sage: dilute and apply to the chest or to the bottoms of the feet

DENTAL INFECTION

Faithful, Mint-Tee, Spicecy, Relaxation, Myrrh, Sage, Spearmint: apply to jaw and gums, diluted; place 2 drops in water and swish around the mouth

DEODORANT

Gift, Visions, EndoCare, Melody, Freedom, Serenity, Unanimity, Warmer:dilute with carrier oil and apply to the underarms

DEPRESSION

Knowing, Innocence, Treasured, Trust, Embrace, Myhart, Melody, Freedom, Afloat, Mood-Off, Valley Lily, Serenity, Turbulence, Unanimity, Allspice, Basil, Benzoin, Bergamot, Chamomile Roman, Geranium, Howood, Lavender, Lemon, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange Bitter, Rose Geranium, Rose, Ylang Ylang: diffuse, wear as perfume; apply to heart chakra; use in the bath; carry an essential oil inhaler wherever you go

DETOXIFICATION

Fairy Dust, EndoCare, Freedom, LivCare, Rev Up, Abstraction, Ledum: diffuse; apply to the body—the bottoms of the feet would be particularly effective; add to a foot soak or to a bath (clay added to the soak or the bath along with the oils would aid the detox)

DIABETES

Faithful, Endocare, Anethi, Coriander, Dill, Eucalyptus, Coriander is said to lower glucose / insulin levels; dill supports the pancreas and controls glucose levels in the blood; Faithful and Endocare support immune and endocrine system function and eliminates bacteria; the oils may be diffused, applied to the back, chest, feet, or over the pancreas; consider carrying an essential oil inhaler with you

DIAPER RASH

Innocence, Lavender with Yarrow: dilute with carrier oil and massage on the rash with each diaper change (calendula oil or Miracle Salve make excellent carrier oils for any type of rash)

DIARRHEA

Osmosis, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Ginger, Mandarin, Orange Bitter: dilute and apply to the abdomen; there are homeopathic remedies that are effective

DIGESTION

Harmony, Travelmate, Finnesse, Osmosis, Abundantia, Liteneasy, Silence, Rev Up, Guardianz, Abstraction, Basil, Caraway, Carrot Seed, Celery Seed, Litsea Cubeba, Peppermint, Saro: dilute and apply to stomach and colon area; apply along spine or on the bottoms of the feet

DISHWASHING

OxyBurst, Purity: add a few drops to dishwasher or dish water

DISINFECT / DEODORIZE

Purity, Oxyburst, Abstraction, Cedarwood, Copaiba Balsam: in vacuum cleaner; diffuse; add to water and mist; use diluted or as a cleaning solution

DIURETIC

Harmony, Beginnings, Mirrorme, Goldenrod: dilute with carrier oil and apply to the abdomen

DIZZINESS

Travelmate, Rhythm, Silence, Melissa, Melissa Blend: massage diluted oil behind the ear on the hard, bony area (temporal bone)

DYSLEXIA

Beginnings, Triumphant, Frankincense Carterii: apply oils to the soles of the feet at least night and morning; can also be applied on the back of the neck

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EARACHE

EndoCare, Life, Bactoplus, Beginnings, Basil, Garlic: Dilute 1 drop in carrier oil and put in ear and then massage behind the ear. BactoPlus, Endocare, or Life for infection and Beginnings for inflammation or any disturbance of structure in the ear canal or inner ear.

Garlic must be diluted very well!!! 1 drop of garlic oil is enough for at least 5 ml of carrier oil. You can dip a toothpick in 1 drop of oil and then stir the toothpick into a few drops of carrier. This mixture can then be put in the ear. Garlic essential oil is much different than the garlic capsules you can purchase in health food stores. It is strong enough to cause serious burns undiluted.

EATING DISORDERS

LiteNEasy, Purity, Levitate, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry: the aroma seems to be the key, so diffuse or wear on wrists to be accessible to the olfactory bulb

ECZEMA

Timeless, Innocence, Valley Lily, Solstice, Carrot Seed, Chaulmoogra, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Myrrh, Patchouli: dilute with distilled or spring water and apply to the affected areas

EMOTIONAL IMBALANCES

Knowing, Fairy Dust, Trust, Treasured, Embrace, Hope, Finnesse, Myhart, Melody, Transpose, Divinity, Afloat, Reconcile, Sanctorum, Freeze, Serenity, Confidence, Turbulence, Unanimity, Prudence, Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange Sweet, Rose, Sandalwood: diffuse; dilute and apply over heart, on the crown of the head, on the wrists, behind the ears; wear as a perfume; use in the tub; carry an essential oil inhaler

ENDOCRINE BALANCE

Harmony, EndoCare, Nixi: diffuse; use as aromatherapy; apply to lymph areas of the body (essential oils can act as hormones or stimulate the body to produce the needed hormones)

ENERGY, IMPROVEMENT OF

Opulence, Spirited, LivCare, Rev Up, Arise dilute and apply to bottoms of feet

ENERGY, PROTECTION

Fairy Dust, Gift, Melody, Circulate: apply to shoulders and wrists

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS

Life, LivCare: dilute and apply to the feet or along the spine

EXPECTORANT

Faithful, Spicecy, Angelica, Benzoin, Ravensara: dilute and apply to throat and chest areas

EYES

Beginnings, Carrot Seed, Cypress, Frankincense, Lemongrass: dilute and apply along the back of the neck and sides of the temples; may also be helpful inhaled

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FAINTING (SEE SHOCK)

Crystalline, Genie-Us, Rhythm, Turbulence, Black Pepper, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary: hold one of the listed oils under the nose; dilute and apply to the bottoms of the feet

FATIGUE

Rhythm, Livcare, Rev Up, Verve, Arise, Warmer, Prudence, Peppermint, Rose: Diffuse Verve or smell frequently. Verve and rose are high frequency oils which help with “energy” fatigue. Use 1 or 2 drops of Warmer in the bath; dilute for massage, especially for tired muscles. Peppermint’s aroma is very stimulating; dilute for massage.

FATTY LIVER

Livcare, Ledum: dilute and apply over the upper right side of the abdomen and on the right foot; LivCare is most often a better choice than Ledum alone but please see “Ledum” in the single section for an explanation of this serious and quite common condition.

FEVER

Life, Temperature, Eucalyptus, Lavender (Babies), Yarrow Yellow: dilute Life and apply to spine; Lavender and Temperature dilute, apply to back of neck and the feet

FIBROMYALGIA

Beneath, Life, Healme, Circulate, Silence, Birch, Wintergreen: should be diluted and applied to the body; add 1 or 2 drops in a tub and soak

FLATULENCE

Finnesse, Osmosis, Abundantia, Abstraction, Anethi, Angelica, Anise, Benzoin, Bergamot, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Chamomile Roman, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Ginger, Hyssop, Lavender, Nutmeg, Orange Bitter, Peppermint, Rosemary, Tarragon: dilute and apply to the abdomen

FLU

Breathe, Exhale, Faithful, Endocare, Travelmate, Osmosis, Passages, Life, Queenie, Inhale, Abstraction, Rev Up, Temperature, Melissa: apply to thymus area, chest, back, feet, and wherever the flu has settled creating aches and pains; you should also apply Osmosis, diluted, to the abdomen

FOOD POISONING

Osmosis (homeopathic – Arsenicum album): dilute and apply to the abdominal area; it would be very helpful to use the homeopathic, Arsenicum album, in addition to the essential oil

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GALLBLADDER / GALLSTONES

Freedom, Rev Up, Abstraction, Confidence, Perseptione, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Rose Geranium: apply the listed oils as a compress over the gallbladder area; apply on the feet

GANGRENE

Circulate, Melissa, Patchouli: Nearly all essential oils are antiseptic but gangrene is very nasty. It must be hit hard with the best available. Putting the essential oils into a strong herbal tea and soaking the body part often is required.

GAS

Finnesse, Osmosis, Abundantia, Abstraction, Anethi, Angelica, Anise, Benzoin, Bergamot, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Chamomile Roman, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Ginger, Hyssop, Lavender, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Rosemary, Tarragon: dilute and apply to the abdomen

GERD – ACID REFLUX DISEASE (SEE HEARTBURN)

Osmosis, Abundantia, Rev Up, Abstraction, Peppermint, Fenugreek, Cardamom: apply oils, diluted over stomach and colon, being sure to go high up over the tip of the sternum

GINGIVITIS / GUMS

Faithful, Bactoplus, Mint-Tee, Spicecy, Relaxation, Confidence, Unanimity, Spearmint: apply on throat and gums; dilute in water and swish around the mouth

GOUT

Beneath, Afloat, Healme, Mirrorme, Rev Up, Verve, Lemon, Anthopogon, Birch, Celery Seed, Goldenrod, Hyssop: dilute and apply to the back; use a drop or two in water to soak the feet; add a drop or two to the tub

GRATITUDE

Embrace, Finnesse, Myhart, Reconcile: diffuse, wear as perfume; enjoy in the tub; dilute as a massage oil

GRIEF

Embrace, Hope, Finnesse, Melody, Valley Lily, Optimism, Orange Sweet: diffuse, especially at bedtime; wear as a perfume; enjoy in the tub; diluted as a massage oil; apply to wrists

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HAIR, COLOR

Chamomile Roman for blonde hair, Rosemary for brunettes: 2 or 3 drops added to shampoo, conditioner, or nonchlorinated water, and then massaged into hair 1 or 2 times a week

HAIR HEALTH / HAIR LOSS

Tender Me, Forever, Chamomile Roman, Lavender, Rosemary: 2 or 3 drops added to shampoo, conditioner, or nonchlorinated water, and massaged into the scalp 1 or 2 times a week. Can be added to an Almond Oil / Jojoba Oil Carrier, massaged into the scalp and then a warm towel placed around the head, just like a salon hot oil treatment, only much better.

HEADACHES

Fairy Dust, Innocence, Harmony, Treasured, Gift, Crystalline, Beneath, Travelmate, Beginnings, Mood-Off, Circulate, Verve, Warmer, Nixi, Bay, Calamus, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rosemary, Rosewood: There are as many different kinds of headaches as there are people (most people even have more than one kind of headache). Possible causes and contributors might include circulation issues, structural misalignment, hormone imbalances, and allergies. Massage an oil from the list onto the arteries in the neck until you find what works for you; using diffused is also effective; consider carrying an essential oil inhaler.

HEART MUSCLE

Finnesse, Rhythm, Carna, Queenie, Verve: dilute and apply to the chest

HEART, PALPITATIONS

Trust, Treasured, Gift, Finnesse, Rhythm, Carna, Verve, Marjoram, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Petitgrain, Violet Leaf: apply, diluted, to chest; aroma; place on temples

HEARTBURN

Innocence, Osmosis, Abundantia, Rev Up, Peppermint Osmosis and Peppermint:—apply diluted over stomach and colon, being sure to go high up over the tip of the sternum; Innocence should be diluted and applied on chest over the thymus

HEMATOMA

Beneath, Beginnings, Cypress, Helichrysum, Lemongrass: dilute and apply to the affected areas

HEMORRHOIDS

Veinz, Sighting, Verve, Geranium: dilute well in carrier oil or KY Jelly, apply (with a Q-tip, if necessary) to affected areas

HERNIA

Beginnings, Inside: dilute and apply to the area

HERPES VIRUS

Simplee, Melissa: dilute and apply along the jaw line, along the spine and on the feet

HIVES / ALLERGIC RASHES

Innocence, Bactoplus, Valley Lily, Chamomile German, Peppermint, Yarrow: dilute in carrier oil, massage over area; 4 drops in 1/4 cup of baking soda in the bath

HORMONE BALANCE

Knowing, Harmony, Embrace, Crystalline, Beneath, Endocare, Sensuality, Animus, Abstraction, Unanimity (uptake of nutrients), Verve, Nixi, Jasmine, Melissa (sterility in women), Patchouli, Petitgrain: apply to thymus area; inside of ankles (around the bone); lower back; thyroid area; along the spine; the clavicle area; diffuse

HOT FLASHES

Harmony, EndoCare, Yarrow Green: apply these oils, diluted, around the bone on the inside of the ankles

HYPERACTIVITY

Beginnings, OxyBurst, Serenity, Turbulence, Triumphant: apply to the feet; diffuse; wear anywhere on the body

HYPOGLYCEMIA

Innocence, Faithful, Endocare, Myhart, Arise, Anethi, Coriander, Dill, Eucalyptus: apply over pancreas area on body or feet; diffuse

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IMMUNE STIMULANT

Timeless, Opulence, Exhale, Embrace, Beary Love, Faithful, Heavenly Home, Passages, Life, Liteneasy, Silence, Rev Up, Spicecy, Hinoki, Ledum, Mountain Savory, Orange Sweet, Oregano, Saro: massage any one of the listed oils on feet and body; diffuse; use in the bath

IMPETIGO

Innocence, Valley Lily, Bactoplus, Fluster: Consider diluting the essential oils in water, rather that a carrier oil. Apply with a cotton ball, using a fresh ball frequently. Sometimes carrier oil “feeds” the organisms responsible —using water prevents that. Fresh cotton balls prevent spreading.

INSECT BITES / STINGS

Bactoplus, Purity, Basil, Lavender, Manuka, Mountain Savory, Niaouli,: tea tree apply 1 drop, undiluted, to the area

INSECT REPELLANT

Bug-Off, Purity, Citronella, Opoponax, Peppermint: dilute in water or Miracle II Neutralizer and apply, either by misting or rubbing on—do not apply using a carrier oil; avoid contact with the eyes

INSOMNIA

Trust, Visions, Chimera, Abundantia, Silence, Sanctorum, Solstice, Oxyburst, Serenity, Perseptione, Basil, Myrtle: Serenity is for the “chattering mind” type of insomnia and is excellent diffused or worn; apply any of these oils to big toes, bottom of feet, around navel and on the back of the neck; diffusing or placing on the pillow is easier and often just as effective.

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Osmosis, Abundantia, Rev Up, Anise, Peppermint: dilute and apply to the abdominal area

J

JAUNDICE

Rev Up, Livcare, Geranium, Rose Geranium: dilute and apply, or use in a compress, over the liver

JET LAG

Crystalline, Spirited, Genie-Us, Beginnings, Prudence, Grapefruit: apply to temples, thymus area of the chest and to the feet, always eat lightly when traveling and drink plenty of water

K

KIDNEYS

Knowing, Embrace, EndoCare, Freedom, Afloat, Mirrorme, Abstraction, Verve (Congestion), Rev Up, Bergamot, Birch (Stones), Goldenrod, Grapefruit, Ledum, Ravensara: apply as a compress over the kidneys; be sure to drink plenty of distilled water

L

LAUNDRY

OxyBurst,: anything citrus or the evergreens, any smell you especially like add a few drops to the water in the washer or place a few drops on the dryer sheet that you ordinarily use; essential oils destroy bacteria and provide a fresh clean smell

LAXATIVE

Cardamom, Hyssop, Jasmine, Tangerine: apply to the abdomen; inhale

LEAD POISONING

LivCare, Rev Up:

LEG CRAMPS (SEE RESTLESS LEG)

LICE

Faithful, Bactoplus, Tea Tree: apply often to scalp and hair, diluted with distilled water making the mixture as strong as can be tolerated; wash combs and bedding

LIGAMENTS, TORN

Healme, Circulate, Relaxation, Warmer, Birch, Fir Siberica, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Wintergreen: dilute and apply to the affected areas; consider layering one oil on top of another

LIVER CLEANSE & SUPPORT

Knowing, Fairy Dust, Travelmate, Freedom, Livcare, Rev Up, Guardianz, Abstraction, Angelica, Carrot Seed, Celery Seed, Goldenrod, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Ledum, Lemon, Lime, Rosemary: dilute and apply to liver area and along the spine; add to redmond clay and water, soak the feet

LUNG (SEE RESPIRATORY)

LUPUS (AN AUTO-IMMUNE DISORDER)

Timeless, Faithful, Osmosis, Life, Beginnings, Prudence,: lupus is an auto-immune disorder—please see that section

LYME DISEASE

Faithful, Bactoplus, Manuka, Oregano, Rosemary, Tea Tree:

LYMPHATIC CONGESTION

Timeless, Embrace, Beary Love, Beneath, Faithful, Endocare, Heavenly Home, Carna, Liteneasy, Mirrorme, Rev Up, Oxyburst, Abstraction, Fluster, Verve, Birch, Lemon, Orange Sweet, Ravensara: diffuse; dilute for massage or apply to lymph drainage areas of the body; excellent in the bath

M

MASSAGE

Innocence, Sensuality, Finnesse, Melody, Animus, Valley Lily, Relaxation, Warmer, Levitate, Optimism, Eucalyptus, Peppermint: dilute with your favorite carrier oil; massage is good for tired muscles and circulation but since essential oils absorb readily and rapidly into the skin on contact, there is really no need to work them in

MEMORIZATION

Crystalline, Mind In, Genie-Us, Arise, Saro: Inhale; apply to wrists and forehead

MEMORY LOSS

Crystalline, Mind In, Genie-Us, Arise, Basil, Bay, Clove, Coriander, Ginger, Lemon, Lime, Rosemary, Saro, Spanish Sage, Peppermint: inhale or diffuse; be sure that the diet includes a wide variety of vitamins and minerals from whole food sources

MENIERE’S DISEASE

Beginnings, Endocare, orange sweet, grapefruit: place essential oil, diluted with carrier oil, on the feet and on the mastoid bone behind the ear

MENOPAUSE

Harmony, EndoCare: dilute and apply to chest, abdomen, and feet

MENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS

Innocence, Treasured, Hope, Silence, Confidence, Unanimity, Nixi, Marjoram: apply on abdomen and back; in a bath;

MENTAL CONFUSION

Mirage, Knowing, Mind In, Transpose, Genie-Us, Livcare, Rev Up, Oxyburst, Arise, Levitate, Basil, Violet Leaf: inhale; diffuse; apply to wrists, forehead and back of the neck

MENTAL ALERTNESS

Spirited, Mind In, Genie-Us, LivCare, Divinity, Afloat, Rev Up, Confidence, Unanimity, Arise, Levitate, Basil, Cardamom, Howood, Peppermint, Violet Leaf: inhale; diffuse; apply to wrists, forehead and back of the neck

MERIDIAN BALANCING (SEE THE CHAPTER ON EASTERN HEALING PHILOSOPHY)

METABOLISM

EndoCare, Travelmate, LiteNeasy, Levitate, Oregano, Pine: dilute and apply to throat and thymus area; diffuse; inhale; add to bath

MIGRAINE

Fairy Dust, Harmony, Trust, Treasured, Beneath, Faithful, Travelmate, Freedom, Beginnings, Mood-Off, Healme, Serenity, Warmer, Birch, Grapefruit, Peppermint, Rosemary: apply to the back of neck (a few drops in a bowl of water, then soak a washcloth, wring out and place at back of neck); apply to underside of big toe just below the fleshy part; diffuse; smell, carry a cotton ball, soaked with Mood-Off, in purse or pocket; try
Faithful for headaches

MISCARRIAGE (SEE THE CHAPTER ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN)

MOLD / MILDEW

Faithful, Mold-Away, Purity, Oxyburst, Manuka: place a few drops in a squirt bottle, spray into the air or directly onto walls, windowsills, any place mold grows in your house

MONONUCLEOSIS

Faithful, Endocare, Beginnings, Purity, Rev Up, Clary Sage: use in tub; dilute and apply to bottoms of feet; soak feet; carry an essential oil inhaler

MORNING SICKNESS

Travelmate, Osmosis, Animus, Grapefruit, Orange Sweet: place a drop or two of oil behind ears; inhale

MOTION SICKNESS

Travelmate, Osmosis, Mood-Off, Peppermint: apply to feet, temples, and wrists; place on palms of hands, hold to nose and breathe deeply

MOUTHWASH

Faithful, Mint-Tee, SpiceCy, Relaxation, Confidence, Wintergreen, Spearmint: dilute and rinse the mouth for a few seconds

MUSCLE RELAXANT

Exhale, HealMe, Circulate, Silence, Relaxation, Warmer, Cajeput, Peppermint, Opoponax: dilute with carrier oil and massage the affected areas

MUSCLE SPASMS

Exhale, HealMe, Circulate, Relaxation, Fluster, Warmer, Manuka, Marjoram, Myrrh, Niaouli, Peppermint: dilute with carrier oil and massage the affected areas

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Crystalline, Neutrality, Divinity, Afloat, Warmer, Frankincense, Peppermint, Sandalwood: dilute and apply to the bottoms of the feet, the spine, and/or the chest; add 1 or 2 drops to the bath; diffuse; inhale

N

NAUSEA AND VOMITING

Travelmate, Abundantia, Mood-Off, Osmosis, Basil, Cardamom, Lavender, Ginger, Orange Sweet, Peppermint: apply over stomach and colon; apply behind ears; place on cotton ball (in purse, etc.) and sniff frequently

NERVE PAIN

Beneath, HealMe, Fluster, Birch: dilute and apply to the affected areas

NERVES / NERVOUS SYSTEM

Mirage, Timeless, Promise, Trust, Embrace, Visions, Sensuality, Hope, Melody, Heavenly Home, Neutrality, Osmosis, Genie-Us, Freedom, Silence, Sanctorum, Abstraction, Serenity, Confidence, Turbulence, Unanimity, Cedarwood, Chamomile Roman, Fir Balsam, Frankincense, Geranium, Howood, Jasmine, Lavender, Marjoram, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Sage, Sandalwood, Spanish Sage, Spruce, Valerian, Vetiver, Violet Leaf: dilute and apply to the chest, the back of the neck, or on the feet; diffuse

NEUROPATHY

Beneath, HealMe, Fluster, Birch: dilute and apply to the affected areas

NIGHTMARES

Trust, Visions, Chimera, Sanctorum: diffuse; place a drop or two on the pillow

NURSING

Caraway, Fennel: dilute and apply to the breasts and the feet

O

OCD – OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Knowing, Crystalline, Time Out, Hope, Beginnings, Sanctorum, Confidence, Turbulence, Triumphant, Violet Leaf: diffuse; inhale; place a drop on the pillow at night; carry at all times in an inhaler; dilute and apply to the chest and the bottoms of the feet

ODORS, PURIFYING

Transpose, Purity, OxyBurst, Lime, Pine: diffuse; dilute in water and spritz into the air using a plant mister

OSTEOPOROSIS

Trust, Beneath, Forever, Rhythm, HealMe, Serenity, Warmer: dilute for massage; use in a bath; supplement a quality calcium; use wild yam cream or other natural progesterone

OVERWHELMED

Mirage, Knowing, Treasured, Touche, Finnesse, Beginnings, Optimism: diffuse; wear as perfume; use in a bath; use on acupressure points on the ears

P

PAIN (SEE ANALGESIC)

PANCREAS

EndoCare, Coriander, Dill: dilute, apply to the chest, abdomen, and feet

PANIC ATTACKS

Treasured, Melody, Serenity, Neroli: inhale; diffuse; wear as perfume; place over thymus or heart chakra

PARASITES

Osmosis, Rev Up, Guardianz, Bergamot, Turmeric: dilute and apply over abdominal area

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS)

Harmony, Trust, Treasured, EndoCare, Nixi, Helichrysum, Rosewood, St. John’s Wort: dilute and apply over abdominal area

PINEAL AND PITUITARY

Mirage, Travelmate, Endocare, Finnesse, Neutrality: dilute and apply to back of neck

PLEURISY

Breathe, Exhale, Melody, Queenie, Confidence, Verve, Cypress, Thyme: apply diluted over the lungs—front & back; diffuse or sniff deeply

PMS

Harmony, Beneath, Silence, Abstraction, Nixi: dilute and apply to the abdomen and the small of the back

PNEUMONIA

Breathe, Exhale, Queenie, Inhale, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Hyssop, Manuka, Oregano: inhale; place on back and chest

PTSD POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Fairy Dust, Freedom, Silence, Rev Up, Prudence, Sandalwood, Vanilla: dilute and apply to the chest and the feet;

PROSTATE

Harmony, EndoCare, Nixi, Basil, Myrtle, Peppermint: diffuse; place anywhere on the body

PROTECTION, ENERGY & PSYCHIC

Gift, Melody, Neutrality, Beginnings, Sanctorum, Unanimity, Clove, Cypress, Fennel, Fir, Frankincense: wear on the body, particularly over the heart chakra, but also on wrists, etc., if massaging or body working; diffuse; inhale

PURIFY AIR

Beary Love, Faithful, Heavenly Home, Purity, OxyBurst: diffuse; add to water and mist into the air

PURIFY WATER

OxyBurst, Grapefruit, Lime: add 1 drop per gallon

R

RASHES

Innocence, Carrot Seed, Howood, Lavender, Myrrh, Patchouli, Rosewood: depending on the type of rash, dilute with either distilled water or a carrier oil

REFLUX (SEE GERD, AND HEARTBURN)

RELATIONSHIPS

Treasured, Sensuality, Embrace, Finnesse, Luminescence, Reconcile, Anthopogon, Jasmine: diffuse; wear as perfume; use in the bath; apply to wrists or temples

RESPIRATORY AILMENTS

Breathe, Opulence, Exhale, Embrace, Break Free, Heavenly Home, Queenie, Sanctorum, Inhale, Anethi, Marjoram, Eucalyptus, Orange Sweet, Oregano, Ravensara: inhale; diffuse; dilute and apply to lung area on both the back and the chest

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME

Silence, Solstice, Sighting: support the thyroid and adrenal glands using EndoCare and herbal supplements to increase the body’s ability to absorb calcium; increase your intake of good quality calcium

RINGWORM

Faithful, Mold-Away, Purity, SpiceCy, Geranium, Manuka, Myrrh, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Thyme: ringworm is a fungal infection; dilute the oils with distilled or purified water and apply with a cotton ball or soft sponge—a vegetable protein based carrier oil may feed the fungus, making the situation worse.

S

SANITIZE

Faithful, OxyBurst: dilute with water and use everywhere

SARS (SEE “RESPIRATORY AILMENTS” FOR OTHER SUGGESTED ESSENTIAL OILS)

Breathe, Exhale, Divinity, Afloat, Melissa:

SCARRING

Mirage, Innocence, Fluster, Valory, Geranium, Helichrysum, Hyssop, Jasmine, Lavender, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosewood, Rose: dilute and apply often and generously

SCIATICA

Innocence, Beneath, Mood-Off, Beginnings, HealMe, Relaxation, Verve,Celery Seed: dilute one of the listed oils and massage onto the lower back, across the hips and down the side and back of the leg; can be used in the bath or as a compress

SELF-EXPRESSION

Knowing, Melody, Beginnings: diffuse; use in the bath; wear as perfume

SHINGLES

Beneath, Faithful, Silence, Geranium, Ravensara: Beneath and Ravensara dilute and use for pain relief and tissue regeneration; use Faithful to fight the virus

SHOCK, TRAUMA

Trust, Crystalline, Genie-Us, Silence, Rev Up, Turbulence, Verve, Basil, Black Pepper, Calamus, Lavender, Melissa (heart), Neroli, Peppermint, Rosemary:—homeopathic Rescue Remedy hold one of the listed oils under the nose like smelling salts; dilute and apply to the bottoms of the feet

SINUS

Breathe, Exhale, Faithful, Bay, Cajeput, Myrrh, Niaouli, Peppermint: inhale; diffuse; dilute and apply to sinus areas on the face or on the feet

SKIN HEALTH

Mirage, Timeless, Innocence, Reconcile, Valley Lily, Valory, Anethi, Caraway, Carrot Seed, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Laurel, Lemongrass, Lime, Litsea Cubeba, Manuka, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa (Oily And Dry), Rosewood, Rose, Sage, Violet Leaf: dilute in distilled or clear spring water and sponge on skin with clean cotton balls (do not use carrier oils as they will feed any bacteria that may be contributing factors)

SKIN AND TISSUE REGENERATION

Reconcile, Valory, Chaulmoogra, Geranium, Helichrysum, Lavender, Patchouli, Rosemary: dilute and apply to the area

SKUNK SPRAY ODOR (ON ANIMALS)

Purity: Dump one or two packages of liquid douche directly on the animal where it was sprayed. Add a few drops of Purity and massage in thoroughly. When dry, shampoo. Purity (quite a lot of it) added to water to soak fabric that has been sprayed) removes much of the odor.

SLEEP APNEA

Breathe, Exhale, Crystalline, Chimera, Genie-Us, Beginnings: dilute and apply to the sinus areas or to the feet

SLIMMING AND TONING

LiteNEasy, LivCare, Circulate, Valley Lily, Basil, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemongrass, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme: dilute and apply; I like to apply Circulate to the places that I am concentrating on losing fat or cellulite, not miraculous, but helpful

SMOKING (SEE ADDICTIONS)

SNORING

Breathe, Exhale, Chimera, Beginnings (use in conjunction with one of the other listed oils): place a drop or two under the nose at bedtime or diffuse in the bedroom; best results occur when these oils are used alternately, changing every few nights

SORE THROAT

Breathe, Exhale, Faithful, EndoCare, SpiceCy: dilute and apply to the throat and the sides of the neck, including the area behind and under the ear

SPINAL ALIGNMENT (SEE BACK)

Beginnings: dilute with carrier and massage along the spine

SPRAINS / SPORTS INJURIES

Beneath, Beginnings (if any structure is out of place), HealMe, Circulate, Relaxation, Warmer, Black Pepper, Chaulmoogra, Marjoram, Sage, Violet Leaf: dilute in carrier oil and apply to the affected area; the carrier oil should contain arnica if there is any swelling

SPIDER BITES

Bactoplus, Beginnings, Purity, Tea Tree: apply a drop, undiluted, to the area

STAINS

Lemon (pure; uncut with carrier): place a little on the stain, rub it in and then launder

STAMINA

Travelmate, Rhythm, LivCare, Rev Up, Verve: inhale; diffuse; dilute and apply to thymus area; use 1 – 2 drops in the bath (no more)

STREP THROAT

Faithful, SpiceCy, melissa: dilute and apply to the throat

STRESS

Mirage, Trust, Gift, Hope, Finnesse, Melody, Neutrality, Carna, Freedom, Afloat, Silence, Sanctorum, Valley Lily, Freeze, Serenity, Unanimity, Levitate, Prudence, Optimism, Allspice, Benzoin, Sandalwood: inhale; diffuse; wear as perfume; place over the thymus or heart chakra areas; use in a bath or shower

STRETCH MARKS

Innocence, Valley Lily, Jasmine, Myrrh, Rosewood: add to carrier oil (or open a vitamin E capsule, also very effective) and apply all over abdomen and hip area

STROKE

Rhythm, Carna, Verve: breathe deeply; apply to neck and forehead

STRUCTURAL ALIGNMENT

Beginnings, Warmer: apply to the area or to the feet (to save time and effort—and also the alignment seems to remain in place longer)

SUICIDAL DEPRESSION

Mirage, Knowing, Fairy Dust, Melody, Freedom, Optimism: diffuse; inhale; wear as a perfume or cologne

SUNBURN (SEE BURNS)

SUNSCREEN

Helichrysum,Opoponax: dilute with carrier (coconut oil is especially nice) and apply to the skin

T

TEETH GRINDING

Visions, Chimera, Serenity: diffuse during the night or place a drop on the pillow

TENDONS, DAMAGED

Beneath, HealMe, Circulate, Relaxation, Warmer, Birch: dilute and apply regularly to the area until it is completely healed

THRUSH (SEE CANDIDA)

THYROID

EndoCare (hyper- or hypo- types), Ledum, Myrtle, Palmarosa: hyper—apply under big toes hypo—apply on top of big toes

TICKS

Purity or Thyme and Lavender: 1 or 2 drops of Purity or thyme backs the tick out, then 1 drop of lavender every 5 minutes to prevent infection and swelling

TICKS, REPEL

Rose Geranium and Palmarosa: mix 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil with 15 drops of rose Geranium and 10 drops Palmarosa; add 1 teaspoon of above mixture to 1 cup of water and mist to repel ticks

TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT (TMJ) DYSFUNCTION 

Beneath, Divinity, Afloat, Beginnings, Relaxation, Warmer, Beginnings: diluted and applied along the jaw line will help the jaw to realign; Warmer, Relaxation, Beneath will reduce the pain and inflammation; Divinity, Afloat are for the emotional aspects of the tension that is being held in the jaw

TOE NAIL FUNGUS

Faithful, BactoPlus, Mold-Away, SpiceCy: add a few drops to water and soak feet; apply locally to the area (diluting with water rather than a carrier oil)

TOOTHACHE

Purity, Chamomile Roman, Clove, Spearmint: apply on the gums at the location of pain/problem and along the jawbone

TOXEMIA

Carna, Verve, Cypress: dilute for massage; diffuse; inhale deeply

TRAUMA

Life, Turbulence, Angelica, Angelica China (Dong Quai), Peppermint:

dilute and apply to the chest and the feet; diffuse; place anywhere on the body

TUMORS, CANCER

Mirage, Rev Up, Anthopogon, Frankincense, Mountain Savory

V

VARICOSE VEINS

Carna, OxyBurst, Sighting, Verve, Copaiba Balsam, Cypress, Lemongrass: dilute for massage or application to area of concern; use in a bath

VERTIGO

Travelmate, Osmosis, Rhythm, Beginnings, Calamus, Melissa, Melissa Blend, Tangerine: diffused; inhaled, carry with you in an inhaler; place on the wrists or temples

VIRAL INFECTION

Faithful, Savvy, Endocare, Passages, Life, SpiceCy, Melissa, Oregano, Thyme: dilute and apply to bottoms of feet and to the chest; carry an essential oil inhaler

VITALITY

EndoCare, Spirited, Time Out, Rhythm, LivCare, Rev Up, Verve, Peppermint: dilute and apply to the chest or the feet; diffuse

VITAMIN ABSORPTION

Forever, Travelmate, Calamus, Pine: inhale; diffuse; dilute for full body massage; use in bath; wear on body as perfume or cologne

W

WARTS

Faithful, BactoPlus, Purity with Clove, Manuka: Apply 1-2 drops to wart several times a day, rubbing in well. Each of these has proven successful.

WEIGHT LOSS

LiteNEasy, LivCare, Levitate, Anise, Celery Seed, Ledum, Lemongrass, Neroli: dilute, apply to the body or to the bottoms of the feet; the aroma of Levitate is often effective to curb food cravings

WORMS (SEE PARASITES)

WRINKLES

Timeless, Mirage, Valley Lily, carrot Seed, Frankincense, Geranium, Myrrh, Orange Sweet, Rosewood, Rose, Sandalwood: dilute with almond oil or carrier oil and apply to areas of concern

Y

YEAST INFECTION (SEE CANDIDA)

Z

ZEST (FOR LIVING)

Promise, Spirited, Thrill Me: diffuse; inhale; wear as perfume

 


Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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