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What essential oils should be taken with themselves in holiday?

Different problems can trap us on vacation: solar burns, a headache, cold, harmful insects, a fetid odor indoors, a motion sickness in transport, accustoming to change of the time zone.

Some essential oils can help with the solution of these problems.

should not use essential oils of a citrus, such at all as a bergamot, grapefruit, a lemon, tangerine and orange and so forth before going to sunbathe .

Sun-protection lotion which not only protects skin from solar burns, but also frightens off insects: on 50 ml of the moisturizing flavourless cream to add 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of oil of sprouts of wheat which will protect skin from an active sunlight, and on 2 drops of a tsitronella and a lavender. Instead of the moisturizing cream it is possible to use oils avocado or sesame (sesame). To add 5 ml of oil of sprouts of wheat and vitamin E, 15 drops of a lavender and 5 drops of oil of seeds of carrots. If there is an allergy to wheat, then you should not use such lotion.

Lotion after suntan : on 50 ml of oil jojoba or a coco to add on 5 ml of oil of sprouts of wheat and vitamin E, 20 drops of a lavender and 5 drops of a rose.

A bathtub after suntan : to add to water 2 tablespoons of oil jojoba, 1 tablespoon of honey, 5 - 6 drops of a lavender and 3 - 4 drops of oil of seeds of carrots.

Moistening of skin after suntan : on a bathtub to add on 2 - 3 drops of essential oils of a sandal-wood tree, a rose (either a palmaroza, or a geranium) and carrots seeds to a quarter of a glass of milk, it is better goat.

At solar burns coco oil is the best of all to use. After the cooling bathtub it is useful to apply it on skin, it also well protects the burned skin throughout the day. Instead of pure oil of a coco it is possible to add on 30 ml on 10 drops of a lavender and rosemary and to use for drawing on the burned skin sites. Also the cold compress with addition 5 - 7 drops of a lavender, rosemary, an eucalyptus or a tea tree or any mix from them on places of burns and reddening is recommended. For some cooling of skin it is possible to use mint, but it has to be surely dissolved in vegetable oil - a basis.

The following structure can prevent stings of insects : on a tablespoon (10 ml) of oil jojoba or almond to add 2 - 3 drops of a tsitronella and a lavender. Mix should be rubbed on open sites of skin.

to smear stings of insects, burns and wounds with not dissolved essential oil of a lavender or a tea tree. Essential oil of a tea tree is also good at throat inflammations.

A deodorant for the room : on 240 ml of water to add 3 drops of a tsitronella or a lemon grass, a juniper and a pine, to raspryskat indoors. And it is even simpler to take with itself in the road the special ring flavoring the placement on a lamp to which to add 3 - 4 drops of one or mixes from these essential oils.

At problems of adaptation to change of the time zone at distant travel will be helped by grapefruit and a camomile. Grapefruit is also good for a mood raising, it is possible to use at headaches, normalizes and stimulates digestion. The camomile removes alarm, concern and tension, kills neuralgic pain and muscle pain from - for tension. Essential oil of a camomile is good at diarrhea and colitis.

At nausea caused by food poisoning, diarrhea or a motion sickness in transport should be made massage (better in a stomach) with use of the following mix: on 1 tablespoon of oil - to add a basis on 1 - 2 drops of ginger, a peppermint and a camomile. Ginger well kills muscular pain, is used at arthritis and rheumatism, helps at problems with digestion. Mint refreshes, it is recommended at throat infections, cold, laryngitis. It kills muscular pain and spasms, especially in mix with the weakening and warming essential oil of a marjoram.

Frustration and stomach pain will remove massage of mix with addition 3 - 4 drops of mint on a tablespoon (10 ml) of oil - bases. It is soft to massage area around a stomach in the direction of an hour hand.

At head and other pains and apathy will be helped by rosemary. Also it is applied at problems with zheludochno - an intestinal path.

At diarrhea (diarrhea) recommend oils: for reduction of intestinal spasms - a cypress, a lavender, mint, not roles, a camomile and an eucalyptus; for reduction of pain - benzoin, ginger and black pepper; at diarrhea from - for nervousness and fear (problems of nervous system) - a lavender, a camomile and not roles. To add 5 - 6 drops of mint on the amount of warm water necessary for a compress on a stomach. To leave a compress for 30 minutes. Or it is possible to make massage in a stomach, using mix from 1 tablespoon of oil - a basis with addition on 1 - 2 drops of a camomile, ginger and a peppermint.

At cold or flu recommends a heat bath with 2 - 3 drops of a lavender, mint or a tea tree and an eucalyptus. Oil of an eucalyptus can be replaced with oil of a cypress or a juniper. It is possible to accept massage with use of the following structure: on 1 tablespoon of oil - to add a basis on 1 - 2 drops of a lemon, a cypress and an eucalyptus or a kayaput. Inhalations with a lavender, mint, rosemary or an eucalyptus will help to relieve the headaches arising from - for colds or the inflamed nasopharynx.

At high temperature two types of recommendations are: in case of very high temperature when it is necessary to reduce it, essential oils of a bergamot, a lavender, a camomile, mint of any kind and eucalyptus are recommended; for acceleration of crisis of a disease essential oils of a basil, a cypress, a lavender, juniper, mint of any kind, rosemary and a tea tree are recommended. In case of very high temperature the cold compress on a forehead or back area of a neck, for example, with addition on 2 drops of essential oils of a camomile, a lavender and a peppermint in water for a compress is recommended. It is possible to wipe a body with such structure also periodically.

At inflammation of a throat can apply rinsing or inhalation. For rinsing to add to a glass of warm water 1 tablespoon (10 ml) of apple cider vinegar and on 1 - 2 drops of essential oils of a lemon and a tea tree or a thyme. It is possible to do massage with use of the following structure: - to add a basis to an oil tablespoon on 1 - 3 drops of a lemon and an eucalyptus or a thyme. Inhalations: on 1 - 2 drops of benzoin, lavender and thyme or eucalyptus.

Usually each of us knows itself those problems and diseases to which it and members of his family are subject. Prepare and take with yourself several recipes with essential oils. Good to you rest!