Angelica, cedar, clary sage, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, lavender, lemon, marjoram, peppermint, ravensara, rose.
This is a cool, minty eucalyptus aromatherapy bath oil blend that will help you decongest your stuffy nose and energize your sorry bones.
It boosts energy and mental clarity, helps break up congestion and eases sore, achy muscles.
One of the nicest natural cold remedies you can make to ease that miserable cold!
Side Point: You don't have to have a cold to use this aromatherapy bath recipe. You can also use it to improve your concentration for studying or whenever you need to be energetic and alert.
Oh yeah... it also kills germs!
15 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
10 drops Peppermint essential oil
10 drops Sweet Orange essential oil
5 drops Rosemary essential oil
5 drops Tea Tree OR Spruce essential oil
4fl oz (125ml) carrier oil of your choice, such as jojoba, olive oil or apricot kernel oil
Combine all the ingredients in a dark glass or PET plastic bottle. Store it in a cool, dark place (not your bathroom cabinet - it's too warm and humid.)
To use your aromatherapy bath oil, pour about a tablespoon into the bath after you've finished running the water. Click here for tips on how to take a perfect aromatherapy bath.
In addition to using this aromatherapy bath recipe as a bath oil, you can also rub it into your chest and back to help reduce coughing and congestion. Another good idea is to rub it into your feet before you get sick to strengthen your immune system.
Sweet Orange essential oil can cause sunburn - do not use before sun exposure. (Sickies should be in bed anyway!)
Do not use this recipe if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy (eucalyptus and rosemary are contraindicated for them.)
Lavender Aromatherapy Bath Oil Recipe
Unwind in a warm bath scented with sweet lavender aromatherapy bath oil...
This recipe soothes your cranky mood and helps you get a good night's sleep, while also helping to break up congestion and ease your sore, achy muscles.
Lavender, benzoin and cedarwood essential oils help relieve pain by reducing inflammation, relaxing tight muscles and sedating your nervous system.
They also support breathing by helping to clear your airways, while frankincense slows your breath and quiets your mind.
10 drops Lavender essential oil
5 drops Frankincense essential oil
5 drops Marjoram essential oil
1 drop Cedarwood essential oil
4fl oz (125ml) carrier oil of your choice, such as jojoba or sweet almond oil
To use your aromatherapy bath oil, pour about a tablespoon into the bath after you've finished running the water.