Geranium Essential Oil – Summer Fun Series

This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Geranium Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

 

Geranium Essential Oil

 

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Geranium

Latin Name –Pelargonium x asperum / Pelargonium graveolens 

Steam distilled – extracted from the stems and leaves of the plant.

I love Geranium Essential Oil!

This EO has a beautiful herb smell and a touch of a rosy mist, but not too sweet. 

It is a middle note oil.

Known to be wonderful for skin care, I often use it in several of my beauty blends!  It’s safe, tried and true!  Realize the full benefits of this EO by adding it to face cream, face oil, body lotion, shampoo, and conditioner.

 

Geranium Essential Oil

Characteristics: 

anti-spasmodic, adrenal stimulant, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic (stops bleeding), antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, liver detox

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Ginger Essential Oil – Summer Fun Series

This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Ginger Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

Ginger Essential Oil

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Ginger

Latin Name – Zingiber Officinale

Ginger essential oil has a warm and spicy aroma.

Its roots are steam distilled.

This is a middle note essential oil.  An important note about it is that it is strong and tends to take over a blend.  So keep that in mind and only add a couple of drops at a time so as not to overpower a blend.

 

Ginger Essential Oil

 

 

Ginger is a digestive tonic, sexual tonic, expectorant, and pain reducer.

 

 

Want to feel more confident and self-assured?  Ginger is the “Ultimate Encourager”.  1    Try the spicy, warm scent of this essential oils in your blends! (also see the Energy Synergy Blend below!)

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Ylang Ylang – Summer Fun EO Series

This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

Ylang Ylang Yoga Summer Fun

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Latin name- Cananga odorata

Ylang Ylang is steam distilled from beautiful flowers that grow on trees.

Ylang Ylang trees grow naturally in Madagascar are said to be so fragrant!  Can you imagine walking through a grove of Ylang Ylang trees in full bloom on a beautiful summer morning?!

Magic I’m sure!                  ylang lang beach summer

Ylang Ylang essential oil has an exotic, sweet, floral scent with a hint of spices.  It is a very intense oil and one drop goes a very long way!

It has been known to calm the mind, body, and spirit.

Ylang Ylang is a wonderful oil to use while doing yoga and meditation. 

It has a magical way of calming the mind and helping you unwind.  A well-known trait of Ylang Ylang is calming a rapid heartbeat.

Try this for a relaxing blend with yoga or meditation!

  • 2 drops of ylang-ylang and 2 drops of frankincense essential oil

And if you need an energy boost!

  • 2 drops ylang-ylang and 2 drops of citrus oil like lemon, grapefruit,  or orange oil.

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Frankincense – Summer Fun EO Series

This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Frankincense Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

 

Frankincense Summer EO

Frankincense Essential Oil

Latin Name – Boswellia Carterii  (most often used)

Frankincense has a soft woodsy smell and it is very comforting to me.

During ancient times, it was known to be worth more than gold, only the rich could afford to use it.

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