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Old 06-10-2010, 06:03 PM
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Peppermint oil.

I don't know much about aromatherapy, or if this post is even fitting for this thread or not but...

I have found peppermint oil to be very helpful to me. I find it to be the same with peppermint tea. I find that is clears my head, wakes me up, and helps me to be focused. It helps me to remove blockages and "see" much more clearly in regards to readings.

I used to have a small bottle of peppermint oil that I would carry with me, and sniff occassionally hahaha. I know that seems very strange, and I'm sure people were wondering what the heck I was up to, but I loved it. In the time that I was doing this I was "seeing" things much more clearly in everyday life, picking up on much more that I was used to.

So yeah, peppermint... haha

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Old 07-10-2010, 01:34 AM
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Thank you for sharing. I love peppermint flavour and fragrance, so it might be a nice shot for me

Have you had any experience with an essence that helps you find deeper relaxation and easy sleep? Let me know, if you do. And yeah, peppermint is just great on everything. Bath lotion, ice cream, chocolate...

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Old 07-10-2010, 01:44 AM
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Thank you for sharing. I love peppermint flavour and fragrance, so it might be a nice shot for me

Have you had any experience with an essence that helps you find deeper relaxation and easy sleep? Let me know, if you do. And yeah, peppermint is just great on everything. Bath lotion, ice cream, chocolate...

Lavender Oil is a great relaxer and will help you sleep. you can add a couple of drops to a bath or add a few drops to a spray bottle of water and spray your bedding, even the whole house for a relaxing atmosphere.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:02 AM
Leah85
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Thank you! I take the chance to ask you what lemon essence is used for, since I was offered a little bottle. Are incense sticks as effective as oils, or it depends on the purpose I am using them for? I appreciate.
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Old 14-10-2010, 05:45 PM
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Thank you for sharing. I love peppermint flavour and fragrance, so it might be a nice shot for me

Have you had any experience with an essence that helps you find deeper relaxation and easy sleep? Let me know, if you do. And yeah, peppermint is just great on everything. Bath lotion, ice cream, chocolate...

What earthprowler said... definitely lavender! In bath water is great, but can be rubbed into wrists or a drop put on jammie top so you get gentle wifts of it all night as you sleep. It really relaxes me. I find myrrh helpful for that, and for deepening meditation as well
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Old 18-11-2010, 10:48 PM
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Thank you for sharing. I love peppermint flavour and fragrance, so it might be a nice shot for me

Have you had any experience with an essence that helps you find deeper relaxation and easy sleep? Let me know, if you do. And yeah, peppermint is just great on everything. Bath lotion, ice cream, chocolate...

Have you tried Clary Sage for this? it is a relaxant and will help with sleep, the only thing being that you shouldn't drink before using it and that it should be used just before bed as it relaxes you so much you want to make sure you not doing anything like driving etc... afterwards.

You can either use as a massage oil, up to 6 drops per 10ml of carrier oil, in a bath, 6 drops dissolved in full fat milk, or a few (2/3) drops on a tissue and placed by your pillow before sleep.

Also, do not use if you are pregnant as it can bring on contractions.

I have had lots of good reports from this from clients.

Hope it helps, there are more if you would like as well...
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Old 19-11-2010, 02:23 PM
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Thank you for sharing. I love peppermint flavour and fragrance, so it might be a nice shot for me

Have you had any experience with an essence that helps you find deeper relaxation and easy sleep? Let me know, if you do. And yeah, peppermint is just great on everything. Bath lotion, ice cream, chocolate...



Be carefull with peppermint oil... some people's skin is sensitive to it, and it can be an irritant. When using it directly on the skin, best to dilute it in a carrier oil. I like almond oil because it doesn't need to be refridgerated

As for relaxation, I have a friend who mixes lavender oil in her bath, turns the lights off, burns candles, plays soothing New Age music, and eats a bowl of ice cream with chocolate sauce..! She says it's got all the aspects of the womb, and thus is very reasurring and relaxing
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Old 19-11-2010, 03:38 PM
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Thumbs up

I love the smell of peppermint and am thinking of making my own peppermint oil with dried homegrown peppermint and a carrier oil.

Does anyone else dislike lavender or is it just me? There is something about the scent that I find repulsive.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:26 AM
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roughly 8-10 drops of pure lavender oil & 2-3 drops of peppermint oil (no more as it can give 'freezer burn') onto a tissue, rubbed on the temples and forehead helps relieve headaches.
Camomile in a tea for helping you sleep. My favourite incense is Nag Champa .. I just Love it! .. to me, I have my candles lit, incense going and mood music on .. perfect bliss :)
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Old 07-10-2010, 09:36 PM
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roughly 8-10 drops of pure lavender oil & 2-3 drops of peppermint oil (no more as it can give 'freezer burn') onto a tissue, rubbed on the temples and forehead helps relieve headaches.
Camomile in a tea for helping you sleep. My favourite incense is Nag Champa .. I just Love it! .. to me, I have my candles lit, incense going and mood music on .. perfect bliss :)

Hi Jules!

Nice to meet you :) I'm a returning member who had just reached her ten plus posts and two week probationary member status when the site crashed and no one could get back on! I couldn't get back in on my old name and password when the site was restored, so I had to come up with a new one.

I've use peppermint and lavender for years for headaches... very effective! Also lavender mixed with tea tree in water is very effective for healing wounds and promoting new healthy tissue growth :) I use it on myself and on my animals.

Blessed Be!

Carol
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