Essential Oil Application – TOPICAL
One method of using essential oils is by topical application. Topical application is the process of placing an essential oil on the skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes of the body. Some essential oils may irritate the skin.They are often diluted with a pure vegetable oil ( called a “carrier oil” ), such as fractionated coconut oil, olive oil.
Essential oils have been used throughout history in many cultures for their health- promoting properties. Modern trends toward more holistic approaches to self-care and growing scientific validation of alternative health practices are driving a rediscovery of the profound health benefits of essential oils. Many have powerful properties.Dlatego tendencje idace w kierunku bardziej holistycznego podejścia do samoopieki i rosnąca naukowa walidacja alternatywnych praktyk zdrowotnych napędzają ponowne odkrycie głębokich korzyści zdrowotnych płynących z olejków eterycznych. Wiele z nich ma potężne właściwości.
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in:
-and other parts of plants
Their fragrance can be both beautiful and powerful. Essential oils can lift the mood, calm the senses and elicit powerful emotional responses.
There are several essential oil application topical:
– MASSAGE is the stimulation of muscle, skin, and connective tissues using various techniques to help promote healing, balance, and connection. Massages can be invigorating, relaxing, stimulating, or soothing, and essential oils applied using massage can help enhance these benefits.
–REFLEXOLOGY is a simple method of applying essential oils to contact points ( or nerve endings) in the feet or hands. A series of hand rotation movements at those control points create a vibrational healing energy that carries the oils along the neuroelectrical pathways.
-AURICULAR THERAPY is a method of applying the oils to various points on the rim of the ears. Small amounts of the oil are applied to the point, and then the point is stimulated with the fingers or with a glass probe.
-DIRECT APPLICATION is applying the oils directly on the area of concern. Because essential oils are so potent, more is not necessarily better.
When applying oils to infants and small children always dilute with “ a carrier oil”.
Many essential oils constituents have antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antitumor, antiparasitic, antiviral, and antiseptic properties. Essential oils have been shown to destroy many harmful bacteria and viruses while simultaneously providing immune system support.