Dilution Guidelines for Everyday Use
Mix 3-5 drops of essential oil with 1 tsp of carrier oil.
Add 15 drops of essential oil to 1 oz. of carrier oil. Store in metal or glass container.
Add 10 drops of essential oil per 4 oz. of water. Soak cloth and apply to affected area. Great for bruises, muscle aches and pains.
Add approximately ¼ oz. essential oil to 12-14 oz. carrier oil.
Add 5 -10 drops of essential oil to normal bath. To aid absorption, mix with Epsom salt or 1 oz. vodka or whole milk.
Add a few drops to your washcloth during your final (hot water) rinse.
Add 6-8 drops per oz. (for sensitive skin use 3-6 drops per oz.)
Add 6-12 drops per oz.
SHAMPOO OR SHOWER GEL
Anything you wash off, can be stronger.
Add 4 or more drops of essential oil to 1 cup of water.
Mix 2-3 drops of essential oil with ½ tsp of alcohol.
The skin is generally thinner around the pulse points, which allows for easier absorption – temples, wrists, ankles, side of the neck, inner elbow.
Pain, inflammation and skin issues, apply directly to the area of concern.
Apply to temples and head
Apply to the stomach and massage
Apply to pulse points on or near the face such as the neck and temples as well as to the chest and underneath your nose.
To repel outdoor annoyances, apply to pulse points and exposed areas.
Can sometimes be best targeted by inhalation. Apply to pulse points near or around your face as well as under your nose.
Apply to pulse points for maximum absorption.