Ebooks doTERRA eBook Topical Use of Essential Oils - Page 11

3 CHAPTER Ideas for topical application Equipped with the proper knowledge about dilution, sensitivity, and dosage, it is time to discuss how to actually apply essential oils topically. The previous chapter discussed a few sensitive 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER areas to be avoided when using essential oils topically. Now, let’s discuss some of the best areas Why use essential oils topically? to use essential oils to reap their topical benefits. Face: You can add essential oils to your daily skincare regimen to improve the skin and maintain a clear complexion. To incorporate essential oils to your skincare routine, simply add a few drops of an oil to your facial cleanser, moisturizer, or body lotion. You can also dilute essential oils with Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply them directly to your face. How it works Temples, forehead, base of the skull, neck: target feelings of tension Face: maintain a healthy- Safety looking complexion Chest: promote feelings of clear breathing Temples, forehead, base of the skull, neck: Applying essential oils to any of these areas will allow you to promote relaxation and target any feelings of tension. If you tend to hold a lot of tension in your neck, work long Ideas for topical application Abdomen: help alleviate occasional digestive discomfort days behind a desk, or just need to unwind after a tense day, consider applying soothing and relaxing oils to any of these areas. Arms, legs, back: soothe the body after physical activity Abdomen: While using essential oils internally can be helpful for relieving digestive discomfort, or promoting healthy digestive function, you can also apply oils topically to the abdomen to experience their soothing, calming Bottoms of feet: ideal application area to achieve your desired effect