INHALATION: Add the following to a 5 ml amber glass bottle: 15 drops of Spearmint, 20 drops of Eucalyptus (Radiata), 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Rosemary then shake well to mix. Fill a bowl with steamy water; add to the bowl 2 drops of the essential oil mixture, covering your head and bowl with a towel to keep the steam in. Inhale through your nose, with eyes closed. Breathe in the vapors for several minutes, or as desired.
SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Spearmint and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner.
SKIN RELIEF: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 10 drops of Spearmint, 5 drops of Lavender, 4 drops of Chamomile (Roman) and 1 drop of Birch. Add 1/2 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and fill with aloe vera. Shake to mix well. Apply to irritated areas to soothe conditions such as bites and burns. Re-apply 2-3 times a day or as needed. (2% dilution)
TUMMY BLEND: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 4 drops of Spearmint, 4 drops of Ginger, 3 drops of Lavender and 9 drops of Mandarin, then fill with Sweet Almond oil and shake well to mix. Apply a teaspoon over the abdomen and massage. (2% dilution)
SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Spearmint, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Frankincense and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (2% dilution)
GARGLE: Add to a 4 ounce squeeze bottle: ½ cup of warm Chamomile tea, 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 drop of Spearmint 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.
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