Just as a token of our
appreciation of your order we will send you a Sad Shop’s own special brand of aromatherapy
oil to help with your treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Aromatherapy Oil scents have been proven to have a powerful
effect on our moods. They are particularly effective in the treatment of mild
Theoretically, the smells
of the oils elicit positive emotions through the limbic system (the area of the
brain responsible for memories and emotions). However, the benefits of
aromatherapy appear to be related to the relaxation effects of the treatment as
well as to the recipient's belief that the treatment will be beneficial.
HERE ARE SOME APPLICATION SUGGESTIONS!
Facial Steam: Add 3-6 drops of oil in warm water
putting a tent towel over your head to capture the steam, or use in a facial
Facial Masque: Add 3-5 drops of oil to your
favourite facial masque.
Facial Oil Blend: Add between 3-4 drops of essential
oil to your favourite cream or lotion per each individual application
Dry Brushing: Dry body brushing is a great way
to help stimulate your skin and to help improve circulation. Apply 2-4 drops of
essential oil to a natural bristle bath brush. Work the brush movements towards
your heart starting from your toes. Omit the face and neck.
For sinus or bronchial
Inhalation: Add 3-6 drops
of oil in hot water putting a tent towel over your head to capture the steam.
Inhale keeping eyes closed. Can be repeated approximately every 4 hours.
After filling bath apply
up to 6 oils in to water preferably mixed with milk to help oils disperse. Lie
back and relax for up to 10 minutes then pat skin lightly dry.
help relieve muscular pain add up to 6 drops of essential oil to a bowl of warm
water. Immerse a cloth in to the water, wring out then apply to affected area.
Re-apply as often as required.
showering, apply up to 6 drops on to a damp cloth and gently rub over body then
allow to air dry.
up to 6 drops of essential oil to a handful of Epsom Salts (excellent for
tired, sore and aching muscles), Sea Salt or Baking Soda. Add directly to a
warm bath. Alternatively blend with 10ml (approx. tablespoon) of carrier oil
and briskly rub in to skin prior to bath for that all over glow!