Every home needs these top 10 oils to help with first aid and natural solutions for stress, sleep and cleaning.
Introducing these in my familys home has been a life changing experience. From having children sleeping better at night, increased immunity as able to help prevent things at the first sign of threat, and protect when nasties are getting around.
Happy to help you get started with your own set, click on shop to see the most popular kit with all of these included in large size, except for Ice Blue always comes in 5ml. Plus includes a diffuser, saving over $100. Alternatively you can choose the sample kit Smart & Sassy Essentials kit that has all these oils in the 5ml size. There is also the opportunity to purchase individual oils. Reach out to me if you have any queries happy to help guide you on best option.
Lets break the top 10 down:
Frankincense – powerful healer. Crosses blood brain barrier. Key oil in many blends due to its healing properties. Inflammation supports skin tissue recovery. Soothes hyperactivity and restlessness. If in doubt use Frankincense. Wonderful for face, imperfections, blotchiness, acne, scars. Mix couple of drops in with moisturiser to give it a more nourishing healing effect, or spot treat directly as needed.
Lavender – great for calming, soothing bug bites and insomnia. Reduces stress and powerful antihistamine. Helps with ear ache and depression. Reduces pain from bee stings and soothes skin irritations. Great for children.
Lemon – Cleansing and Mood Elevating. Removes petrochemicals from body, detoxes, effective for colds and flus. Disinfectant and an antiseptic. Degreases and gets rid of stickiness. Drink in water first thing every morning, couple of drops = daily cleanser, metabolism kickstarter. Wait 20 minutes before eating breakfast.
Peppermint – Indigestion and Cooling. Alleviates nausea and digestive issues, reduces fevers, increases alertness, increases oxygen absorption. Catalyst when mixed with other oils. Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, treat for shock, colds, colic and heartburn. Cold Press with washer to forehead and roll dilluted on soles of feet to help bring down fevers.
Oregano – Natural Immune Support System. Relieves joint pain and inflammation, treats bacterial and yeast infections. Kills warts and skin tags and athletes foot.
Melaleuca / Tea Tree – First aid ointment, skin cuts and infections. Healing for all skin related issues eczema and psoriasis.
Digestzen – all digestive issues, stomach related upsets including nausea, constipation, morning and travel sickness, sinusitis. Drop into belly button or dilute with carrier oil, rub clockwise around abdomen. You can also drink in water, see directions on bottle.
Onguard – protective blend, immunity booster helps kill off nasties. Provides protection against airborne bacteria. Antibacterial, use as sanitizer, bench spray – 10 – 20 drops onguard, ¼ cup vinegar, fill rest of spray bottle with water. For preventing or supporting illness, dilute and roll on soles of feet and spine. Use arch of foot if walking around. Apply diluted across glands on throat for colds. May also drink in water.
Deep Blue / Ice Blue – relieves muscle tension. Eases growth pains. Deep Heat equivalent. Restless leg syndrome. Great for tension headaches. Dillute rub in area of tension, temples on head / back of neck.
Breathe / Easy Air – all respiratory related issues – helps alleviate colds and runny or blocked noses. Drop onto collar, or dilute and rub into chest, up the spine. Breathe In.
ROLLER BOTTLES – 5ml bottle, 10 drops Essential oil fill rest with Carrier Oil. For children halve 5 drops. This is a guide as everyone’s bodies and responses are different, less is more, can always add more.
*Mosquito Bites – Lavender and carrier oil
*Head Lice – Tea Tree & Lavender in water spray bottle
*Headache – 5ml roller bottle 4 drops x Peppermint, 3 x Frankincense, 3 x Lavender, rest carrier oil. Add Ice Blue / Deep Blue when you need to take it up a notch for a stronger headache.
*Sore Throat – cup of warm water / tea 1-2 drop each of Onguard, Lemon & Peppermint
*Skin Irritation – Frankincense, Lavender and Melaleuca / Tea Tree
*Bruising – Lavender
*Fevers – Peppermint – diffuse, drop under tongue or in water, or apply to back or soles of feet diluted
*Sinusitis – Digestzen drop on belly button, drop of peppermint under the tongue – caution very hot, so may prefer peppermint beadlet or dilute with carrier oil
*Arthritis- frankincense diffuse or dilute and apply to area
*Asthma – Breathe / Easy Air – diffuse or inhale directly from bottle. Apply oil to hands / tissue and inhale. Dillute and apply to chest, throat or back.
*Burns – Pain and healing lavender, place 10 drops lavender in 120ml water misting spray. Great for sunburn and blisters too.
Carrier Oil: Fractionated Coconut Oil, DoTerra brand is great for pouring and travelling with.
Sweet Almond Oil, Jojoba oil, Avocado oil are all other options can purchase from pharmacy or health food store.
Enjoy your health and wellness journey if I can be of assistance please let me know. You are welcome to share this blog with friends and family you think it may assist.