RELAX: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 5 drops of Vetiver and 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Or add 5-6 drops of Frankincense (Carterii) to your diffuser and diffuse for 15-30 minutes before bedtime to encourage deep relaxation.
STRESS-LESS: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 5 drops of Ylang Ylang and 5 drops of Bergamot.
INHALATION: Add the following to a 5 ml amber glass bottle: 15 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 20 drops of Fir Needle, 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Shake to mix well. Fill a bowl with steamy water. Add to the bowl 2 drops of the essential oil mixture. Lean over the bowl and cover your head with a towel to keep the steam in. Inhale through your nose (keep your eyes closed), breathing deeply, for several minutes, or as desired.
OILY SKIN: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 4 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 1 drop of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Eucalyptus and 3 drops of Lavender (French), then fill with witch hazel. Shake well to combine before applying a couple of drops to a cotton swab and applying directly to the acne. Add a teaspoon of this blend to a small basin of water and soak a face cloth for larger areas. Relax and keep your eyes closed, as you apply the cloth to your entire face for a refreshing mask! (1% dilution)
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