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Just the Essentials: Easy Aromatherapy Recipes

There are many benefits to using essential oils—from taking the edge off on a stressful day to reducing the feel of soreness to lessening the discomfort of cold and flu symptoms. Not to mention, how good they smell! One of the most popular and effective ways to use the natural oils is through the practice of aromatherapy. Use single essential oils, one of our diffusion blends, or create your own aromatherapy recipe. Here are a few suggestions.

To invigorate and wake you up, give this recipe a try:

  • 2 drops orange
  • 2 drops peppermint

For muscle soreness, create this aromatic body massage oil:

  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops rosemary
  • Massage oil simple

For colds and flu symptoms, diffuse the following essential oils:

  • 2 drops eucalyptus
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops peppermint
  • 2 drops tea tree
What’s your favorite way to use essential oils? Tell us in a tweet to @SourceVital.

Fran Higgins is Source Vitál's in-house esthetician, massage therapist and aromatherapist. For more than two decades, Fran has been helping and educating customers with their holistic health needs. She brings a wide array of topics ranging from at home skin care tips, DIY aromatherapy formulas, step-by-step product protocols and much more.

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