Aromatherapy on the Face & Body


Suggested mix - 7-8 drops essential oil in 30ml carrier oil.

Essential Oils:

Rashes and Itchiness - Chamomile

Acne/ oily skin - Juniper

Open Pores - Lemongrass

Scars & slack skin - Mandarin

Sensitive skin - Marigold

Wrinkles - Orange

Other good oils for facial use are:

Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neuroli, Rose, Violet and Ylang Ylang.

Carrier Oils to use:

Normal/Combination skin - Sweet Almond Oil

Mature skin - Wheatgerm Oil

Sensitive skin - Peach Kernel

Dry skin - Apricot Kernel

Greasy/irritated skin - Jojoba Oil


Suggested mix - 30 drops essential oil in 60ml carrier oil

Essential Oils:

Insomnia and tension - Chamomile 

Colds - Eucalyptus

Invigorate - Peppermint

Headache - Rosemary

PMT, depression - Clary Sage

Sedative - Sandalwood

Other good oils for use on the body are:

Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender,Neroli, Orange, Rose, Ylang Ylang

Carrier oils to use are:

Scars - Wheatgerm Oil

Stretch Marks - Sesame Oil

Wrinkles - Apricot Kernel Oil/Evening Primrose Oil

Oily skin - Safflower Oil/Sunflower Oil

Normal/Itchy/Sensitive - Sweet Almond Oil

Dry skin - Hemp Oil

Rough skin - Hemp Oil

Best on Backs 

Bergamot, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Orange, Petitgrain

Best on Feet 

Citronella, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary

Some recipes for you to try:

Dry skin - 8 Myrrh, 7 Rose in Hemp or Sweet Almond Oil

Mature Skin - 7 Rose, 4 Lavender, 4 Sandalwood in Apricot Kernel Oil

Oily skin - 8 Lavender, 3 Lemon, 3 Petitgrain in Sunflower Oil

Itchy/Sensitive - 5 Rose, 9 Chamomile in Sweet Almond Oil

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