Essential oils are used by many cultures throughout the world for their healing properties. Some uses for the oils include increasing over-all well being and physical, emotional and mental health. Many essential oils can also stimulate the sex drive and work as powerful aphrodisiacs. So those looking to spice up their love lives this Valentine’s Day should consider filling their oil diffusers with one of the following essential oils:

~Ylang Ylang oil energizes the body and intensifies sexual desire.

~Rose oil aids in hormone balance. This oil works best for women, but is also said to boost sexuality in men.

~Jasmine oil is said to have a counter-effect on frigidity, impotence and premature ejaculation. It also boosts energy levels.

~Sandalwood oil is said to aid in the treatment of impotence and help to relieve the anxiety that leads to frigidity. It also produces something similar to androsterone, a male hormone secreted in the armpits as a sexual signal.


Essential Oils for Tummy Aches

Author: Dr. Larita
February 20, 2019

Children can get diarrhea for many reasons, such as physical problems like bacteria, viruses, flu and ear infections. Maybe the child has an allergic reaction to a medication or even a food. Stress from nervous tension can also cause diarrhea in children, maybe from a bully at school or from hearing parental arguments that he or she doesn’t understand.

Whatever the cause of the diarrhea, it is very important that you do not let the child become dehydrated. Replace the lost fluids with lots of liquids and if the diarrhea continues for more than 24 hours, consult your physician. Give your child diluted soups and drinks with honey in them. Do not force them to eat solid food and don’t give them any dairy products because that will only make things worse.

Use any of the oils below  in a massage oil to rub gently on the abdomen:

You can also use this massage oil formula:

  • 5 drops of ginger
  • 8 drops of sandalwood
  • 8 drops chamomile

Dilute these oils in 2 tablespoons of liquid shea oil.


None of us want our hair to fall out for any reason. It might happen though for any number of reasons, like the use of inappropriate hair care products or poor health. Many hair care products on store shelves have chemical ingredients that simply are too harsh for our hair and scalp.

I suggest using a natural shampoo that contains no harsh chemicals and adding essential oils that have properties that are good for your hair. Fragrance World of Topeka has a proprietary blend they will make for you in an aroma free shampoo. I use it all the time and it makes my hair grow and keeps it looking thick and glossy.


HAPPY PRESIDENT’S DAY

Author: Dr. Larita
February 18, 2019

I have the day off. I hope you do too. If not, enjoy the day anyway.


The last two essential oils needed for your basic essential care stock are lemon and clove. As I said before, there are over 300 essential oils available, each with its own healing properties. It would be expensive to start off with all of them. If you want to start a basic essential care aromatherapy pharmacy, choose the oils we’ve been talking about these last two weeks because of their medicinal properties and their ability to deal with a wide number of ailments.

Lemon essential oil is good for sore throat, nervous conditions, blood pressure, digestive problems and it is antiseptic. It also has many other uses when blended with other essential oils including treatment of tension headaches and insect bites. Lemon provides a tonic action on the lymphatic system and a stimulating action on the digestive system. Not only does it have all those medicinal properties, it is also extremely useful as a flavoring and fragrancing ingredient.

Clove oil is antiseptic, antibacterial, analgesic and is good for the prevention of infection and disease. It can be incorporated in your cooking since it is a spice but it is also well known as a treatment for toothache, digestive problems and muscular aches and pains. Other uses for clove oil are nausea, flatulence, bronchitis, arthritis and diarrhea.


Happy Valentine’s Day

Author: Dr. Larita
February 14, 2019

 happy valentines

Many cultures throughout the world use essential oils for their healing properties. Some uses for the oils include increasing over-all well being and physical, emotional and mental health. Many essential oils can also stimulate the sex drive and work as powerful aphrodisiacs. So those looking to spice up their love lives this Valentine’s Day should consider filling their oil diffusers with one of the following essential oils:

~Ylang Ylang oil energizes the body and intensifies sexual desire.

~Rose oil aids in hormone balance. This oil works best for women, but is also said to boost sexuality in men.

~Jasmine oil is said to have a counter-effect on frigidity, impotence and premature ejaculation. It also boosts energy levels.

~Sandalwood oil is said to aid in the treatment of impotence and help to relieve the anxiety that leads to frigidity. It also produces something similar to androsterone, a male hormone secreted in the armpits as a sexual signal.


Sore Throat Relief

Author: Dr. Larita
February 13, 2019

My husband hardly ever gets sick but he recently came down with a sore throat. It hurt so much he thought he might have strep throat. I asked him if he had read my blog on essential oils to use for sore throat but he said his throat hurt too much for him to do anything right then and would I just please nurse him back to health.

I gave him a cup of hot water with a teaspoon of honey in it and we added 1 drop of lavender, 2 drops of lemon and 2 drops of chamomile essential oil. While he was sipping the drink, I mixed 2 drops of lavender, 2 drops of lemon and 1 drop of tea tree essential oil in a teaspoon of almond oil. I massaged this blend on his throat, chest, temples, forehead and the back of his neck. When he was done drinking the tea, he went to bed. The next morning he told me he was 99% sore throat free. Now, it may not work that quickly but if you  give it a chance it will work for you too and you will not need chemical antibiotics that can cause you other problems.


Aromatherapy Massage

Author: Dr. Larita
February 12, 2019

Your skin is the vehicle that can take you anywhere you want to go and do anything for you that you want if you simply add essential oils to your massage oil. No matter what your reason for having a massage, there is an essential oil that will make it even better.  Always use a quality carrier oil for your massage. Sweet almond oil is my favorite carrier oil for massage but liquid shea oil is also wonderful.

Aromatherapy Massage Oil Formulas

  • Add lavender for stress relief and relaxation
  • Add rosemary to relieve sore muscles and pain
  • Add a blend of peppermint and grapefruit for an energizing massage anytime you need a lift
  • Finally, add ylang ylang for a sensual intimate massagey


Marjoram Essential Oil

Author: Dr. Larita
February 8, 2019

aromatherapy bathThe therapeutic properties of marjoram essential oil have been used for centuries. The Greeks used marjoram to relieve excess tissue fluid, as an antidote to poison and also to calm muscle spasms. Europeans used to sprinkle marjoram all over the floors to hide unpleasant smells. Today, we use marjoram  to add a unique flavor to foods. Aromatherapists use marjoram as an alternative treatment for anxiety and high blood pressure. It is a worthy and pleasing essential oil to have around.

Aromatherapy Applications for Marjoram Essential Oil

  • Use 2-3 drops in a diffuser or add 8-10 drops to bath water before bed to treat anxiety, grief, hyperactivity, insomnia, nervous tension and stress.
  • Use 2-3 drops per 1 ounce of jojoba carrier oil to massage areas of the body affected with arthritis, lumbago, muscular aches and stiffness, rheumatism and sprains.
  • Use 2-3 drops in 1 ounce of sweet almond oil and massage on chest and throat to treat asthma, bronchitis, colds and coughs.  You can also use 2-3 drops in a steam inhalation.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and dab on bruises or chilblains. You can use it neat if you carefully put it only on the affected area.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil like liquid shea oil to massage your back for digestive problems like constipation, indigestion and flatulence.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil for a full body massage or 8-10 drops in a bath to treat high blood pressure.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and massage it onto temples and neck for headaches and migraines. You can also use it on a hot or cold compress.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and massage it onto the lower abdomen and lower back to treat menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome. You can also use 2-3 drops on a hot compress or use 8-10 drops in your bath water.
  • Use 2-3 drops on a handkerchief and inhale occasionally for seasickness.

If you are pregnant, do not use marjoram for aromatherapy. It is also not suitable for use with children. If there is a diagnosis of depression, avoid using marjoram because it has a strong sedative property and overuse of the oil can cause drowsiness. I don’t know why anyone else would want to, but some religious institutions have used marjoram to suppress sexual desires and impulses because of its anti-aphrodisiac property.


Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Author: Dr. Larita
February 7, 2019

Eucalyptus essential oil, from the eucalyptus tree originally native to Australia, has been used for centuries to treat chest and other respiratory problems. It is a very versatile oil that is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibiotic, diuretic, analgesic, and deodorizing. Research has proven eucalyptus has antiviral properties as well.

You probably know about its effectiveness against coughs and colds because several over the counter cold medications list eucalyptus as an ingredient, including many cough drops. It is similarly effective in the treatment of cystitis and sunburn and can be used as an insect repellent for humans and pets.

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