Other PDFs/Documents doTERRA eBook Aromatic Use - Page 10

How to use essential oils aromatically

............................................... Pairing : When creating a diffuser blend , you can start out by pairing essential oils of the same type or category together .

............................................... For example , citrus oils like Lemon , Grapefruit , and Bergamot fall within the same category , so you know they will pair well

............................................... together .

............................................... ............................................... Variety : When you want to add variety to your diffuser blend , you can pair essential oils from different categories together .

...............................................

As you blend different types of oils from different categories , you will enjoy a unique blend that highlights the best

............................................... attributes of each oil .

............................................... ...............................................

Blending oils from different categories : - Mint essential oils blend well with woody , herbaceous , earthy , and citrus oils

...............................................

- Floral essential oils blend well with woody , spicy , and citrus oils

...............................................

- Herbaceous essential oils blend well with woody and mint oils

...............................................

- Spicy essential oils blend well with woody , floral , and citrus oils

...............................................

- Citrus oils blend well with woody , spicy , floral , and mint oils

............................................... ............................................... ...............................................

How to use essential oils aromatically

Although diffusers offer a simple , safe way to use essential oils , there are countless other methods that will allow you to experience the aromatic benefits of essential oils through the air . As you become more familiar with essential oils , it will be easy to add variety to your options for aromatic use . Take a look at some of the ideas below for simple suggestions that will broaden your horizons when it comes to using essential oils aromatically .
• Diffuse essential oils during yoga practice to promote relaxing , focusing , grounding , or energizing feelings
• Spray essential oils on clothing for a pleasant scent throughout the day
• Add a drop of oil to a dryer sheet and place in the dryer with a batch of laundry for a clean scent
• Add one to two drops of essential oils to a homemade surface cleaner
• Diffuse essential oils during a bubble bath to create a spa-like environment
• Apply oil to a cotton ball and place in the air vents of your car
• Diffuse essential oils in the car during road trips to create a calming environment
• Diffuse essential oils to help promote a relaxing environment that will promote restful sleep
• Diffuse essential oils when studying for a test to help promote focus and motivation