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Summer Essential Oils

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Updated: Wednesday, Oct 07,2009, 2:44:37 PM
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Summer is a time of full growth, red, hot, joy, spiritual awareness and traveling. Life is at it's greatest potential in the summer. Trees, plants, grasses and seeds are now at their full peak offering up the "fruits of their labor"!

Take a minute to enjoy this most Yang time of energy and production! These essential oils are great for your first aid kit, as insect repellent, for soothing sunburn, freshening and cleaning! Enjoy these soothing scents for relaxing and letting go.
 

Lavender:

antiseptic, antibiotic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, diuretic, analgesic, nervine, immune stimulant, sedative. antiviral, carminative, decongestant, fungicide
burns and blisters, wounds (cell regenerator, minismizes swelling and scarring), insect bites. stings,heat exhaustion
Avoid during the first trimester of preganancy

Tea Tree:

antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antibiotic, antifungal, expectorant, insecticide, cicatrisant (wound healer), etc.
infections, ringworm, athlete's foot, sunburn, shaving and other cuts, warts, pimples, etc.
May irritate sensitive skin.

Eucalyptus:

vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibiotic, diuretic, insecticide, stimulant, analgesic, antiviral, decongestant, expectorant, febrifuge
coughs, colds, cystitis, sunburn, heat exhaustion, insect repellant
Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.  May antidote homeopathic remedies.

Peppermint:

digestive, carminative, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, febrifuge, nervine, analgesic, astringent, decongestant. expectorant, stomachic, vermifuge
indigestion, flatulence, halitosis, skin irritations, flu, colds, coughs, fever, headaches, migraines, fatigue, toothache, flea and ant repellant

May irritate sensitive skin and mucous membranes. Avoid during pregnancy and while nursing. May antidote homeopathic remedies.

Chamomile:

antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, sedative, anti-allergenic, antidepressant, stomachic, vulnerary, antiemetic, carminative. digestive, febrifuge, nervine
external inflammations, teething, nervousness, irritability, depression, burns, sunburns, asthma, hayfever, sprains, strains, nausea, fever
Avoid during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Citronella:

antiseptic, antidepressant, deodorant, insecticide, stimulant, parasiticide
bug repellent (mosquitos, moths, fleas), to refresh tired and sweaty feet after exercise, germ killer

Rosemary:

antiseptic. analgesic, antirheumatic. antispasmodic, antidepressant, astringent. carminnive. cicatrisant. digestive, diuretic. stimulant.
vulnerary, stomachic, nervine, etc., muscular aches and pains sprains, fatigue (mental and physical),  headaches, migraines, coughs, flu

Clove:

antiemetic, antibacterial, antiseptic, analgesic, carminative, insecticide, stimulant
stomachic, toothach, digestive problems, nausea, sinusitis
Skin irritant. Do not use in massage



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