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Aromatherapy: Making Scents of it All

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2. Neroli

This too is wonderfully versatile. It is mainly prescribed for anxiety, PMT, depression, stress, diarrhea – particularly in children, poor blood circulation, especially for varicose veins.
  1. It helps in regenerating the skin thus benefiting
  2. Dry, mature skins
  3. Scars and stretch marks
  4. Thread veins
  5. Eczema and psoriasis
Using it
  1. It’s particularly used to treat people under shock or those suffering with heart ailments characterized by restlessness, insomnia and palpitations.
  2. It’s a fabulous remedy to treat hypertension (high BP).
  3. When mixed in with geranium, it helps reduce old scars that are painful to get rid off
Healing properties
Medicinally, neroli is highly valued as a gentle tonic to relax the nervous system and has emotionally balancing and harmonizing effects. This oil works magic after a stressful day.

3. Geranium
This oil has a balancing effect on the nervous system. It relieves anxiety, depression and relieves stress faster than you can imagine. It is perfect for those frequent headaches that bug the living day lights out of us.
Its balancing action works on the adrenal cortex that brings about balance and relieves stress in the body. This is particularly prescribed in regulating PMT and menopausal systems, depression and heavy painful periods.

Using it
  1. Use it to treat skin conditions as it balances the sebum produced and the fatty secretion in the sebaceous glands. This oil makes the skin so supple you won’t believe it’s your own!
  2. It is very good for sluggish, congested, oily and acne prone skin.
  3. The oil has cicatrisant properties (helps the formation of scar tissue) and antiseptic properties, thus making it an excellent remedy for burns, wounds and ulcers.
  4. This oil also improves circulation of blood, which is vital for healthy living.
Healing properties
Use this oil in a lymphatic drainage massage technique as it is a diuretic and lymphatic stimulant which helps to relieve fluid retention and swollen ankles.

Where you can buy these oils
Fab India, Forest Essentials and Maroma stock up on these oils.
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