The essential oil starter kit


by Terri Nacke, Eco-ista / La Bella Terre, Botany for the Body

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 2:11 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 22 at 12:50 PM

Aromatherapy is a gentle healing art with calming and subtle effects on body and mind.

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Relaxing oils to de-stress and help you sleep: Lavender, Provence, Orange, Sweet, and Sandalwood

Reviving oils to boost your immunity and wake up your mind: Rosemary, Eucalyptus and Tea Tree

Refreshing oils to to uplift depression and easy anxiety Ylang Ylang, Grapefruit, Pink and Bergamot

Environmental Mist

Ingredients: 2 oz. bottle with an atomizer lid 2 pipettes 2 oz. distilled water 27 drops of grapefruit, pink essential oil 03 drops of rosemary essential oil

Directions: Fill a sterilized bottle with the distilled water. Add the essential oils separately. Close the lid. Shake, mist and roll Eco-ista note: Grapefruit clears the mind and refreshes. Rosemary aids in memory.

We just think the scent is delicious.

Better Sleeping Smelling Salt

Ingredients: 4 oz. pet jar with lid 3 oz. Dead Sea salt 1 ml. or 30 drops lavender

Directions: Pour the salt into the jar. Add the essential oil, cover with the lid and close tightly, shake, well and often. Keep this jar by your bedside table for those nights when the sheep take a night off.

Eco-ista note: Lavender promotes REM sleep, which is also the anti-aging sleep!