We all enjoy spending extra time outside during the warmer months. But the warmer weather also brings along insect, bugs and mosquitoes. Most insect repellant contain toxic chemicals which can be damaging to the skin and the environment. Essential oils are a great way to naturally prevent bug bites as most insect are repelled by the scent.
Here is an easy recipe for an all-natural homemade and effective insect repellent.
A beautiful way to use essential oils to promote sleep is to make your own pillow mist. Simply combine a few drops of your favourite sedative essential oils to water in a spray bottle and transform your bedroom into a fresh and soothing sleep haven. Use the mist on your bed sheets, pillow or as a room spray around the bedroom before sleep.
In aromatherapy, some scents are renowned for their aphrodisiac qualities and their ability to calm the nervous system, uplift mood, increase blood circulation and awaken the senses. Simply diffuse you favourite aphrodisiac essential oil in the room to set the mood or mix with a carrier oil and use in a massage.
Peppermint essential oilis renowned for its stimulating, analgesic, digestive and cooling properties. It is a must-have in the household due to its multiple uses and benefits such as enhancing mood, easing headaches, relieve muscle aches, clears blocked sinuses, supports healthy digestion and treats skin conditions.