GARGLE: Add to a 4 ounce squeeze bottle: ½ cup of warm Chamomile tea, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 drop of Myrrh and 1 drop of Tea Tree. Shake well to dissolve the honey and essential oils into the tea. Use as a gargle 2-3 times daily or as often as needed to provide relief; shake the bottle well each time before use. Utilize the whole bottle daily and make a fresh batch as needed.
RELAX: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Myrrh, 5 drops of Bergamot and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang.
FIRST AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 11 drops of Myrrh, 2 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 ounce aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of healing. (1% dilution)
OILY SKIN: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 4 drops of Myrrh, 1 drop of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Frankincense (Frereana) and 3 drops of Lavender (French), then fill with witch hazel. Shake well before applying a couple of drops to a water-damp cotton ball and wiping oily areas around the nose, chin and forehead. 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)
TOENAIL CREAM: To a 2 ounce squeeze bottle add: 6 drops of Myrrh, 15 drops of Tea Tree, 4 drops of Clove and 2 ounces of unscented lotion. Apply on the affected area 2-3 times daily or as needed. (2% dilution)
DRY SKIN LOTION: Add to a 1 ounce bottle with lotion pump: 3 drops of Myrrh, 3 drops of Rosewood and 2 tablespoons of Evening Primrose oil. Shake to mix well. Pump a small amount onto your finger and apply with gentle strokes. (1% dilution)
MATURE SKIN: Add: 1 drop of Myrrh to 1 teaspoon of Rosehip oil. Apply to face, throat and the back of hands. (0.5% dilution)
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