Your Essential Oil First Aid Cheat Sheet

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Essential oils do more than smell fantastic, they are natural therapeutic home remedies.

Derived from plants, essential oils are a useful for a bunch of ailments without the need of harsh chemicals.

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for a variety of ailments, which makes them perfect for your family’s natural first-aid kit.  

When using essential oils for different conditions, it’s important to know which are best for each situation.

That’s where we come in! Here’s your quick cheat sheet guide to using essential oils for some common injuries, ailments and conditions...

First-Aid Issue

Essential Oil

Delivery Method

Cuts and scrapes

Tea Tree

Dilute with a carrier oil and apply directly to skin

Light burns

Lavender

Dilute with a carrier oil and apply directly to the burn

Headache

Rosemary

Rub a couple drops on your temples

Insect bites

Eucalyptus

Dilute and apply directly

Indigestion

Lemon

Use diffuser jewelry throughout the day

Anxiety or stress

Lavender

Jewelry diffuser or air diffuser

Cold or sore throat

Oregano

Air & jewelry diffuser during cold season

Sunburn

Chamomile

Dilute with coconut oil and apply directly

Sore muscles

Peppermint

Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to sore areas


Bonus Tip: You can give your whole immune system a boost by diffusing frankincense or oregano!

We love using essential oils when we can for first-aid. They are a natural way to stay healthy and they smell ahhh-mazing.

As you can see from the chart above, diffuser jewelry can often be used to enjoy the benefits of your favorite oils wherever you go. Take a look at our adorable essential diffuser necklace collection and also check out our lava stone diffuser bracelets.

Also, if you want to spread the word about essential oils and their wonderful benefits then have a look at our new essential oil t-shirt collection. Our tees are super-soft, stylish and come in a whole range of colors and designs!

We hope this quick first-aid guide helped!

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