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How Do We Use Essential Oil?

Essential oils can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the desired effect and the type of oil. Here are some common methods for using essential oils:

  1. Inhalation: This method involves breathing in the aroma of the essential oil. You can add a few drops of oil to a diffuser or humidifier, inhale directly from the bottle, or apply a drop or two to a tissue or cotton ball and inhale deeply. Inhalation can help promote relaxation, improve mood, or provide respiratory benefits.
  2. Air Diffusing: Essential oils can be used to diffuse aroma in both your home and office environments. Diffusing essential oils allows you to experience the therapeutic benefits of their aromas. In addition, different essential oils have unique properties that can promote relaxation, reduce stress, enhance mood, and uplift spirits. You can add a few drops of your chosen essential oil into diffusing devices or tea light aroma diffusers and enjoy the delightful scents and benefits that diffusing essential oils can bring to your space! 
  3. Spray: Using essential oils diluted with alcohol to create a spray is a common method to enjoy their aroma and get the most of essential oil benefits. First of all, choose your essential oils that you want to use in your spray. Secondly, consider the scents you enjoy and the intended purpose of the spray. Thirdly, It’s recommended to start with 20-30 drops of essential oil in total for every 2 ounces (60 ml) of liquid and enjoy the pleasant aroma of your homemade essential oil spray!
  4. Facial Steaming: Facial steaming with essential oils can be a wonderful addition to your skincare routine. You will need a large bowl, hot water, a towel, and your choice of essential oil(s). Start with selecting essential oils that are suitable for your skin type and desired benefits. To do facial steaming with essential oils, boil water and transfer it to a large bowl, add a few drops of your chosen essential oil(s) to the hot water, create a steam tent by draping a towel over your head and leaning over the bowl, keeping a safe distance, then relax and let the steam envelop your face for 5-10 minutes, and lastly, inhaling deeply to enjoy the aromatic benefits. Afterward, gently pat your face dry and moisturize. Facial steaming with essential oils can open up pores, improve circulation, and enhance skin care absorption for a rejuvenating experience.

5. Skin Massage: Massaging the skin with essential oils diluted in a carrier oil or body lotion can provide a soothing and aromatic experience. To massage the skin with essential oils, you can start with diluting a few drops of your chosen essential oil in a tablespoon of carrier oil or body lotion. Next, mix well and apply the mixture onto the skin, massaging gently using circular motions or long strokes. This allows the essential oil to be absorbed by the skin, providing relaxation, hydration, or other benefits. Lastly, remember to perform a patch test before applying to larger areas and discontinue use if any irritation occurs.

6. Bathing with Essential Oils: This method offers a range of benefits. They can promote relaxation, reduce stress, and uplift your mood. Certain oils nourish the skin, improving its health and hydration. Essential oils can also help relax muscles, relieve pain, and support respiratory health. The aromatic experience of essential oils during a bath provides a soothing and therapeutic effect. To bathe with essential oils, start with filling your bathtub with warm water and add a few drops of your chosen essential oil. Next step, stirring the water to disperse the oil evenly. Lastly, carefully immerse yourself in the bath and relax for about 15-30 minutes and inhale the aromatic deeply to enjoy the therapeutic benefits.

7. Compression with Essential Oils: Also known as a warm or cold compress, it can provide localized relief for various conditions.