Make-It-Yourself Aromatherapy!    Almond Oil  Lavender  Rose Absolute


Common Complaints                     Return to Windrose Aromatics

Dry, flaky Scalp
  Gently massage a few drops of Rosemary and Lavender onto clean scalp. If scalp is also “itchy,” add 1 drop of Peppermint.
Stale breath or sore throat
  For a mouthwash/gargle add a few drops of Lavender or Peppermint to water to cleanse and refresh breath; to disinfect add Tea Tree.
Sleeplessness   To help induce sleep, massage several drops of Lavender and/or Roman Chamomile to the upper chest and back, cover with a natural fabric, then recline and take a few deep breaths. If you also have a stuffy nose, use instead Lavender and Eucalyptus.
Stuffy nose and head congestion
  Remove the cap from the Eucalyptus bottle and inhale the vapors, or place a few drops of the oil on a tissue and breathe in deeply. For the more difficult breathing problems of a stuffy nose, apply a few drops of Lavender, Peppermint, and Tea Tree on a warm wet cloth and breathe in the moist vapors.
For head congestion
  You may want to massage a drop of Lavender very gently onto each temple.

Relieve daily aches 'n pains

Muscle Spasms
  Apply 5 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Roman Chamomile to the painful area. Cover with natural fabric.
Shoulder and neck Ache - or aching feet
  Apply to the affected area 5 to 6 drops of Peppermint with a tablespoon of unscented lotion.
Sore Muscles
  As soon as possible, gently apply several drops of Roman Chamomile to the affected area. Cover with natural fabric.
Sprains and Strains
  As soon as possible, apply a few drops each of Lavender, Rosemary, and Peppermint. Cover and rest the affected area.
Tired Muscles
  Apply 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Lavender to the affected area. Cover with natural fabric and rest.

Enhance your well-being

Cleanse and help purify the air
  Make a room spritzer with Lavender and Rosemary, or Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary.
Balance your system and state of mind
  Take an aromatherapy bath using Lavender and Roman Chamomile.
Fortify your system
  After taking a shower apply a few drops of Lavender, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary to legs, arms, shoulders, and lower back, then apply a light unscented lotion.
Increase your mental alertness
  Place a few drops of Rosemary into the palm of your hand, rub both palms together, then inhale the released vapors. To revive your senses, place a few drops of Rosemary, Eucalyptus, or Peppermint on a tissue and breathe in deeply. If driving, inhale the vapors directly from the bottle.
Refresh and cool
  Take a 10-minute foot soak with a few drops of Peppermint added to the water. Or try combining a few drops each of Peppermint and Rosemary with an unscented lotion, then apply to lower legs and feet.
Relax facial muscles
  At the end of the day or before bed, apply Lavender as a facial oil. After cleansing your face, mix in the palm of your hand a few drops of the oil with a teaspoon of a light massage oil, then gently massage onto your face.
Soothe and calm your nerves
  Inhale the vapors directly from the Lavender bottle or place a few drops of the oil on a tissue and breathe in deeply. Also apply a few drops along your collarbone. To help relieve anxiety, place a drop or two of Lavender inside your wrists and elbows, along the neck, and behind the knees. Before resting, massage several drops of Roman Chamomile to the upper chest and cover with a natural fabric.

This is an informational guide only and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Anyone with a serious health condition should consult a qualified health professional.

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