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How to Use Essential Oils

Essential Oil, Carrier Massage Oil, and Hydrosol Suggested Use Therapies:

Below you will find suggested therapy uses for essential oils, carrier oils and hydrosols. We have also included recommended dilutions for your convenience.

• Essential Oil 1% Dilution - For Pregnant Women, Elderly, Children, and Pets
     o Add 5 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier massage oil. Shake well.
• Essential Oil 2% Dilution – For Adults - Standard Strength
     o Add 10 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier massage oil. Shake well.
• Essential Oil 3% Dilution – For Adults – Extra Therapeutic Strength
     o Add 15 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier massage oil. Shake well.
• Essential Oil 50% Dilution – For Adults - Use in bath or for hand cupping.
     o Add 50% of essential oil with 50% of carrier massage oil. Shake well.
• Hydrosols – Safe to use undiluted directly on the skin for Pregnant Women, Elderly, Children, and Pets.
• Carrier Massage Oils - Safe to use undiluted directly on the skin for Pregnant Women, Elderly, Children, and Pets.

Skin Care
• For Facial Therapy – 1% essential oil dilution – Apply after washing face. Can mist hydrosol before applying facial oil.
• For Body Oil – 2% dilution – Apply after warm shower or bath.
• Body Mist – Mist hydrosol after shower or to refresh any time of day.
• Hair – Mist hydrosol on hair to remove static or to freshen after a long day.
• For Cuts, Bruises, and Sores – 2-3% essential oil dilution – Apply to area as needed. Can mist hydrosol before applying diluted essential oils or mist hydrosol without applying diluted essential oils.

Circulation, muscles, joints
• For Massage Body Oil – 2-3% essential oil dilution – Use during a massage or apply on problem areas.
• For Bath – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 20 drops to the bath. Can also add 1 oz. of favorite hydrosol to the bath.

Respiratory system
• Application on chest – 3% essential oil dilution - Apply to chest as needed.
• Hand Cupping Inhalation – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 5 drops to hands and rub together till hands are warm. Cup hands over nose and inhale deeply through the nose until mucus begins to release. Keep tissues handy.
• For Bath – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 20 drops to the bath.
• Hot Steam Inhalation – Boil water. Pour boiling water into a stainless steel or ceramic bowl. Do not use plastic. Add 1-3 drops of essential oil undiluted into water. Take a towel to tent over your head. Be sure to keep eyes closed. Take slow deep breaths through the nose until mucus begins to release. Keep tissues handy.
• Freshen the air of a sick room – Mist hydrosol to purify the room of germs.
• Diffuser – Add essential oils to the diffuser according to the manufacturer’s instructions for that diffuser.

Digestive system
• Massage Oil – 2-3% essential oil dilution - Massage in upwards strokes from just above the right hip to under the right ribcage, across the stomach to under the left ribcage and down the left side to just above the left hip. Then sweep toward the center of the body down toward the top of the pubic bone. Do not ingest essential oils or hydrosols unless prescribed by your health care provider.

Reproductive – GENITO-urinary / endocrine system
• For all imbalances of the external reproductive organs
     o Massage over area with 1-2% essential oil dilution.
• For all imbalances of the internal reproductive organs and bladder
     o Massage entire abdomen under the belly button with a 2-3% essential oil dilution.
• For all imbalances of the kidneys
     o Massage mid to low back area with a 2-3% essential oil dilution.
• For balancing hormones and adrenals
     o Hand Cupping Inhalation – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 5 drops to hands and rub together till hands are warm. Cup hands over nose and inhale deeply through nose for 3-5 minutes.
     o For Bath – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 20 drops to the bath.
     o Diffuser – Add essential oils to the diffuser according to the manufacturer’s instructions for that diffuser.
     o For Massage Body Oil – 2-3% essential oil dilution – Use during a massage or apply all over body after warm bath or shower.
     o Mist hydrosol in the air and inhale or mist directly on the face as needed throughout the day to balance hormones and adrenals. Mist on back of neck to cool hot flash.

Immune System Protection
o For Massage Body Oil – 2-3% essential oil dilution – Use during a massage or apply all over body after warm bath or shower.
o For Bath – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 20 drops to the bath.
o Hand Cupping Inhalation – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 5 drops to hands and rub together till hands are warm. Cup hands over nose and inhale deeply through nose for 3-5 minutes.
o Freshen the air – Mist hydrosol to purify the room of germs.
o Diffuser – Add essential oils to the diffuser according to the manufacturer’s instructions for that diffuser.

The Nervous System
o For Massage Body Oil – 2-3% essential oil dilution – Use during a massage or apply all over body after warm bath or shower.
o For Bath – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 20 drops to the bath.
o Hand Cupping Inhalation for Anxiety – 50% essential oil dilution - Add 5 drops to hands and rub together till hands are warm. Cup hands over nose and inhale deeply through nose for 3-5 minutes.
o Mist hydrosol in the air and inhale or mist directly on the face as needed throughout the day to calm the nerves.
o Diffuser – Add essential oils to the diffuser according to the manufacturer’s instructions for that diffuser.

All information contained within this site is for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute the advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or any other licensed health-care professional. Organic Infusions products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease