|Basil alleviates fatigue. |
|Chamomile and lavender in combination improve relaxation and
calm nerves. |
|Cypress, geranium, or rose ease heavy periods. |
|Juniper, lavender, or rosemary ease muscle and joint pain. |
|Lavender or peppermint case headaches. |
|Lemongrass or ylang-ylang ease PMS. |
|Neroli or lavender alleviate insomnia. |
|Sage eases tension and depression and balances hormones. |
|Thyme alleviates insomnia and improves circulation. |
You may inhale the vapors from these oils as they rise from
a bowl of water, or mix them in a base oil and use in massage. You can also wear them as
perfume or mix it in your bath water.
Combinations can be more effective than using herbs
individually. In bath water combine three drops of each oil: basil and cypress, thyme or
rosemary, or rosemary and basil.
Add to almond or olive oil for massage three drops of each
oil: thyme, rosemary, basil, and cypress.
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