Spotlight on Grapefruit (Citrus x paradisi) Essential Oil

Qualities: citrus, detoxifying, fresh

Top Properties: Diuretic, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Astringent, Antitoxic, Purifier, Expectorant

Blends Well With: Basil, Neroli, Peppermint, Rosemary

Main Constituents: d-limonene, Myrcene

Safety: Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV rays for 12 hours after application.

Top Uses for Basil Essential Oil:

๐ŸŒฟ Weight Loss & Obesity: Drink a few drops in water or take in a capsule. Apply to areas of concern to breakdown fat cells.

๐ŸŒฟ Breast & Uterine Issues & Progesterone Balance: Take in a capsule or apply diluted to area of concern.

๐ŸŒฟ Addictions & Sugar Cravings: Diffuse or take in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Oily Skin & Acne: Apply to areas of concern to better manage breakouts.

๐ŸŒฟ Detoxification & Cellulite: Rub on bottoms of feet or drink in water for overall detox. Apply diluted to problem areas to breakdown cellulite.

๐ŸŒฟ Lymphatic & Kidney Toxicity: Drink in water or apply diluted to problem areas to breakdown cellulite.

๐ŸŒฟ Adrenal Fatigue: Apply diluted with basil over lymph nodes, kidney area, or bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฟ Gallstones & Gallbladder Support: Take with geranium in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Hangover & Jet Lag: Take in a capsule to ease symptoms.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Divided to Validated.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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Spotlight on Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Essential Oil

Qualities: regenerating, uplifting, stimulating

Top Properties: Stimulant, Neurotonic, Steroidal, Regenerative, Antispasmodic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antibacterial, Digestive

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Lime, Litsea, Peppermint

Safety: Dilution recommended. Possible skin sensitivity. Caution with pregnancy and epilepsy.

Top Uses for Basil Essential Oil:

๐ŸŒฟ Adrenal Fatigue: Apply under nose, to bottoms of feet, back of neck, forehead, and/or over the adrenal area.

๐ŸŒฟ Earache: Apply behind and down beneath ear area: swab ear canal to relieve pain and infection.

๐ŸŒฟ Loss of Sense of Smell: Apply under nose and to toes to regain or increase sense of smell.

๐ŸŒฟ Migraines & Dizziness: Apply with wintergreen or peppermint to temples and back of neck.

๐ŸŒฟ Mental Fatigue & Focus: Breathe in, diffuse or apply across forehead.

๐ŸŒฟ Nausea & Cramping: Take in a capsule or apply to abdomen to ease discomfort.

๐ŸŒฟ Gout & Rheumatism: Apply to spine, bottoms of feet, ears, ankles, or area over heart.

๐ŸŒฟ PMS & Menstrual Issues: Apply to lower abdomen to stimulate menstrual flow and assist with menstrual cramping.

๐ŸŒฟ Muscle Spasms & Inflammation: Apply to spine or bottoms of feet, or take in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Bug, Snake & Spider Bites: Diffuse or spray diluted in water to repel insects. Apply topically to bite.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Inundated to Relieved.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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Spotlight on Spikenard (Nardostachys jatamansi) Essential Oil

Qualities: healing, rejuvinating, uplifting

Top Properties: Anti-Inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Sedative, Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Deodorant, Laxative, Tonic

Blends Well With: Blue tansy, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Myrhh, Wild Orange, Vetiver

Safety: Safe for NEAT application.

Top Uses for Spikenard Essential Oil:

๐ŸŒฟ Aging & Irritated Skin: Add a drop to facial cleanser or moisturizer.

๐ŸŒฟ Insomnia, Stress & Tension: Diffuse and apply to bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฟ PMS & Menstrual Issues: Apply to abdomen, back of neck, and pulse points.

๐ŸŒฟ Candida & Vaginal Thrush: Apply to affected area diluted.

๐ŸŒฟ Convulsions, Seizures & Muscle Spasms: Apply to back of neck and affected area.

๐ŸŒฟ Detoxing, Diuretic & Cellulite: Apply to affected area or bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฟ Terminally Ill & Hospice: Apply to bottoms of feet and diffuse.

๐ŸŒฟ Ulcers, Gas & Indigestion: Apply to abdomen.

๐ŸŒฟ Pinkeye & Rashes: Apply diluted to affected area or around eye.

๐ŸŒฟ Perfume: Create a personalized fragrance; combine with clove, cypress, frankincense, geranium, juniper berry, lavender, myrhh, wild orange, rose or vetiver.

๐ŸŒฟ Anxiety, Depression & Old Emotional Blocks: Apply to pulse points and diffuse.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Agitated to Tranquil.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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Spotlight on Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) Essential Oil

Qualities: resolving, powerful, expelling

Top Properties: Analgesic, Mucolytic, Stimulant, Antioxidant, Anti-rheumatic, Antiviral, Expectorant

Blends Well With: Basil, Lavender, Manuka, Rosemary

Safety: Caution with use with epileptics, during pregnancy and high blood pressure.

Top Uses for Thyme Essential Oil:

๐ŸŒฟ Cold, Flu & Viruses: Take in a capsule or inhale.

๐ŸŒฟ Asthma, Croup & Pneumonia: Dilute and massage into chest, inhale from cupped hands, or take in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Candida & Parasites: Take in a capsule or inhale.

๐ŸŒฟ Infertility, Progesterone, Breast, Ovary & Prostate Issues: Apply to reflex points on feet and take in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Memory, Concentration & Dementia: Inhale and apply to back of neck to increase alertness, memory, and brain health.

๐ŸŒฟ Low Blood Pressure: Apply to bottoms of feet and pulse points.

๐ŸŒฟ Incontinence & Bladder Infection: Combine with Geranium and take in a capsule or apply over abdomen.

๐ŸŒฟ Fibroids & Cancer: Take in a capsule or inhale.

๐ŸŒฟ Pain & Sore Muscles: Apply with Wintergreen.

๐ŸŒฟ Fatigue, Stress & Depression: Combine with Basil and apply diluted to back of neck. Inhale to de-stress and combat fatigue.

๐ŸŒฟ Hair Loss: Add a few drops to shampoo bottle and apply topically to stimulate hair growth.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Unyielding to Yielding.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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Spotlight on Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Essential Oil

Qualities: powerful, cleansing, resolving

Top Properties: Antiseptic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-parasitic, Antiviral, Analgesic, Decongestant

Blends Well With: Cypress, Lavender, Litsea, Siberian Fir, Thyme

Safety: Safe for NEAT application.

Tea Tree Essential Oil Top Uses:

๐ŸŒฟ Cuts & Wounds: Apply topically to clean and disinfect wounds.

๐ŸŒฟ Bacteria, Viruses & Diarrhea: Take in a capsule or apply to abdomen.

๐ŸŒฟ Cankers & Cold Sores: Use on site to prevent and treat.

๐ŸŒฟ Athlete’s Foot & Candida Issues: Take in a capsule or dilute and apply to affected area.

๐ŸŒฟ Sore Throat & Tonsillitis: Take in a capsule or gargle with warm water.

๐ŸŒฟ Dandruff, Scabies, Lice: Apply to affected area or add to your shampoo, lather and soak.

๐ŸŒฟ Ear Infections: Apply behind and around ear.

๐ŸŒฟ Shock: Apply under nose or along spine.

๐ŸŒฟ Acne, Pinkeye, Staph Infection & MRSA: Take in a capsule or apply on or around affected area.

๐ŸŒฟ Bronchitis, Cold & Flu: Take in a capsule, rub on throat or diffuse.

๐ŸŒฟ Hives, Rashes & Itchy Eyes: Take in a capsule or apply to affected area or bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฟ Cavities & Gum Disease: Take in a capsule or apply to affected area.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Unsure to Collected.

Source: The Essential Life, 5th Edition

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Spotlight on Arborvitae (Thuja plicata) Essential Oil

Qualities: woody, majestic, strong

Top Properties: Antiviral, Antifungal, Antibacterial, Stimulant

Blends well with: Birch, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Siberian Fir

Safety: dilution recommended, possible skin sensitivity

Arborvitae Essential Oil Top Uses:

๐ŸŒฒCandida and fungal issues: apply to bottoms of feet or area of concern.

๐ŸŒฒViruses: Apply to bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฒCold sores and warts: Apply to sore or wart frequently.

๐ŸŒฒRespiratory issues: Apply to chest with fractionated coconut oil.

๐ŸŒฒRepellent: Diffuse, spray on surfaces, or apply topically to repel bugs and insects.

๐ŸŒฒCancer: Apply to bottoms of feet.

๐ŸŒฒStimulant: Apply under nose and back of neck to stimulate body systems and awareness.

๐ŸŒฒBacterial support: Apply to bottoms of feet or spine with fractionated coconut oil. Spray diluted in water on surfaces or diffuse to kill airborne pathogens.

๐ŸŒฒSkin complaints: Apply with lavender to troubled skin.

๐ŸŒฒSunscreen: Apply with helichrysum or lavender to protect against sun exposure.

๐ŸŒฒMeditation: Diffuse to enhance spiritual awareness and state of calm.

๐ŸŒฒEmotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Overzealous to Composed.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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