VIRGINIA THIS MORNING: Essentials of Oils
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)- Oils can be used for many different things. Local Entrepreneur Kymberly Keniston-Pond shows us 3 essentials oils you can use and their great benefits.
Skin Blend-Dropper Bottle
10 ml Rosehip Seed Oil (skin rejuvenation/wrinkles/firms skin)
5 ml Fractionated Coconut Oil (natural UV protection/delays wrinkles/prevents premature skin ageing)
1 drop Ylang Ylang (balances skin sebum for hydration/good for both oily & dry skin)
5 drops Orange (Sweet) (high in Vitamin C/antioxidant)
6 drops Rose Geranium (astringent/detoxifying/regenerative)
Blend together and add 10 drops of blend to 2oz Unscented Lotion. Apply as skin moisturizer.
Bug & Tick Repellant-Spray Bottle
3 T Distilled Water
1 T Aloe Vera Gel
1 drop Clove (mosquitoes)
1 drop Spearmint (insects)
2 drops Lavender (mosquitoes/tics/chiggers/fleas/flies)
2 drops Peppermint (lice/spiders/ants)
1 drop Cedar wood (insects/bed bugs)
1 drop Lemongrass (mosquitoes/flies)
Blend together. Shake bottle before each use. Re-apply as needed.
Pain Relief-Roll On
15 ml Trauma Oil (anti-inflammatory/nerve pain/sciatica)
5 drops Rosemary (muscle, arthritis, rheumatism)
6 drops Juniper Berry (eliminates uric acid/gout/swollen joints)
4 drops Lavender (muscle aches, arthritis)
Blend together and apply to area of pain (muscle and/or nerve) every 15-30 minutes until pain subsides. Re-apply when needed.