Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering one's mood, cognitive, psychological or physical well-being.
TIPS FOR USING ESSENTIAL OILS
MASSAGES - put 15-25 drops essential oil into 50ml vegetable oil. Appropriate mixture for massages, aches or just to pamper your skin.
BATH - one of the most pleasurable ways to use the essential oils. Put 3-5 drops selected essential oil in your bathtub, mix and enjoy. Do not use shower gel or
soap after the bath. Your skin will retain the scent as if you had used an expensive perfume. Suitable method in cases of stress, skin problems.
FOOT BATHS - for tired feet, fungi or cold put 3-4 drops selected oil in a basin full of hot water and plunge your feet.
DIFFUSERS - put 5-10 drops in warm water and leaves the candle burn for 30-60 minutes.
Thus viruses and microbes in the room are being attacked and the scent is much more pleasant than the synthetic.
INHALATION - put 2-3 drops selected oils and inhale for about 10 min. with your eyes closed.
Suitable method in cases of colds or respiratory problems. Steam inhalations are not suitable for asthmatics.
SPRAY - put 10-15 drops in 10ml water and spray in the room and keep your eyes. Appropriate for refreshing the air in rooms.
GARGLE - put 1 drop in 100ml water, gargle until the water is over. Appropriate for toothache, refreshment the mouth, pharyngitis. The water must not be
HANDLERCHIEF - 1-2 drops on a clean handkerchief put it close to the nose and inhale. It is a convenience when you are outdoors or you do not have an
DIRECT INHALATION - inhale directly from the bottle. Suitable if you are outdoors or do not have an aroma lamp. Appropriate for asthmatics.
COMPRESSES - pour some warm water into a shallow bowl, put 1-2 drops of oil, mix and dip the cloth for the compress
so as to absorb the oil layer. Appropriate for skin problems or high temperature.
Common Names: Elderberry, black elder, common elder, pipe tree, bore tree, ellhorn
Latin Name: Sambucus nigra
Constituants: Potassium nitrate, sambucin, sambunigrin, sugars. The complex sugars of the berries are the immune-active fraction.
Parts used: Most commonly the flowers or berries
Price per 100 gr