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Overindulge last night?  Essential oils of Juniper Berry, Cedarwood, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary and Lemon help soften the effects of a hangover.  Make your own blend of these oils and use a total of 6-8 drops in a bath.

Stress-soothing massage oil - Mix 2 drops each of Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Chamomile and Bergamot essential oil with 5 tsp carrier oil (e.g Sesame Oil.)  Stir mixture and massage into body.  Or try adding Stress Relief blend to a carrier oil.

Inhale the aroma of Peppermint essential oil to help curb the appetite and lessen the impulse to overeat.  Or try inhaling it before and during a workout to help boost your mood and reduce fatigue.

Bath Salt - Mix 1 cup each of sea salt, Epsom salt, baking soda and 20-25 drops of essential oil.  Try Aphrodisiac blend, Geranium, Rosewood, French Lavender or Ylang Ylang.  Use 1/4 cup per bath.  


recipes courtesy of Edens Garden 100% Pure Aromatherapy  
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UPDATE - Since this post was published we have added another line of essential oils  to the emporium that is available to our international readers:  Fushi Wellbeing: 




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