The Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Hair

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Benefits of Essential Oils

As we know, there are many types of essential oils and there are a lot of benefits from essential oil. In this article we will see only two among various benefits of essential oils which are for hair care and to ease the stress.

Essential Oils for Hair Care

Treatment with special oils for the hair not only makes the hair fragrant, but also keep them from damage and dryness. This oil is also beneficial to the scalp as it helps reduce itching, irritated scalp and scaly skin. Here’s how to make oil for the hair and scalp:

  1. Mix 1/4 cup jojoba oil and 1/4 cup olive oil in a bowl, then mix well. Olive oil helps repair dry hair whilst jojoba oil to help cope with hair loss or branched.
  1. Add 15 drops of lavender essential oil, 15 drops of rosemary essential oil and 5 drops of chamomile oil. Lavender and chamomile helps prevent irritation while rosemary is useful to reduce the itching of the scalp.
  1. Stir all the oil mixture until evenly distributed.
  2. For storage, pour the oil into a dark glass bottle and store in a cool dark place.
  3. When going to be used, whisk oil, then pour 1 teaspoon into a small bowl. Place this bowl into a larger bowl of hot water. It is useful to warm hair oil before use. Use your fingertips to rub the oil into the scalp in a circular motion. After that, apply also to the rest of the hair oil until evenly distributed.
  1. For the treatment of “deep conditioning” cover the head with a damp towel and warm for 1 hour.

After that, clean the oil to wash using a gentle shampoo.

 

Beat Stress with Essential Oils

Unfortunately, stress is part of life, but how you deal with it that is important.

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There are many different ways to relieve stress. That is suitable for one person may not be suitable for others. Is your choice repellent stress is an intensive exercise for an hour, take a walk on the beach, or a quiet yoga session – if it works for you, do it. Additional aid that should be considered is the essential oils, which often help to release tension and stress for vulnerable individuals.

Essential oils are concentrated essences and extracted from plants and flowers, and they can ‘normalize‘ your nervous system – which makes them ideal for relieving stress, nervous tension, and anxiety. They also help improve your mood and clear your mind.

Three of the best ways to enjoy the benefits of essential oils is the use of steam inhalation therapy (steam inhalation), add hot water while bathing, or doing aromatherapy massage.

  • Steam inhalation Therapy (Steam Inhalation Therapy): Add 3-7 drops of essential oil of your choice into a small bowl of boiling water. Sit down with your head over the bowl (but not too close so that his face was not burned by the steam / hot water!) With a towel over your head and inhale the steam for about 5 minutes.
  • Ambient inhalation Therapy (Inhalation Therapy Aromatherapy): Pour a few drops of your chosen essential oil to a cotton ball and place cotton balls is one or two meters away from you. In this way, you can enjoy the benefits of steam throughout the day – that can help you prevent stress.
  • Bath Aromatherapy: Add five to seven drops of essential oil of your choice into either a bath containing water. Unfortunately, stress is part of life, but how you deal with it that is important.
  • There are many different ways to relieve stress. That is suitable for one person may not be suitable for others. Is your choice repellent stress is an intensive exercise for an hour, take a walk on the beach, or a quiet yoga session – if it works for you, do it. Additional aid that should be considered is the essential oils, which often help to release tension and stress for vulnerable individuals.
  • Essential oils are concentrated essences and extracted from plants and flowers, and they can ‘normalize’ your nervous system – which makes them ideal for relieving stress, nervous tension, and anxiety. They also help improve your mood and clear your mind.
  • Three of the best ways to enjoy the benefits of essential oils is the use of steam inhalation therapy (steam inhalation), add hot water while bathing, or doing aromatherapy massage. then soak for 20-30 minutes.
  • Aromatherapy Massage: Mix 10-20 drops of essential oil with a carrier oil such as sweet scent of almond, jojoba or apricot kernel oil and massage gently into the skin or ask someone to massage you.

 

The most popular essential oils are used to help relieve stress, nervous tension, and anxiety is lavender, sandalwood and geranium. When buying and using essential oils, make sure the material is organic and 100% pure essential oils, contrary to perfume that is often mixed with extracts of petroleum-based oils (kerosene). Most natural health stores provide essential oils or you can buy online from reputable retailers.

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