Warm, but not hot, Epsom Salt Bath.
As your filling up tub, pour in
1 - 2 cups of Epsom salt
that you can get at any drugstore
or toiletry department.
Add a couple of drops of
essential oils if you like a scent.
Swish around the salts crystals
until they feel mostly dissolved.
Get in carefully.
Make sure you don't have anything
to do afterwards!
I've used Essential Oils for many years
now and can highly recommend the
following. Of course, always make
sure you do a little sniff to make sure
you're not allergic first.
You can get these at any Whole Foods or
natural market. You also want extract,
not a simulated smell, or it won't work.
Great for headaches!
Put a drop on the base of your
neck and the headache usually
goes away within minutes. This
usually works for sinus & hunger
headaches. But will definitely
not work on dehydration
headaches...figure out a way to
get fluids in your body! Such as,
Gatorade, flat pop, or
It's also good for temporarily
relieve allergy headaches.
It doesn't last as long for me.
Great for sleeping at night but
don't use too much. It'll make
you groggy and possibly grumpy. :)
A drop or two on the side of your
pillow will do.
Great for relaxing areas in pain.
You should probably mix a couple of
drops in olive, or almond or other good
oil and then put it on the area giving you
a problem (stomach, arms, calves, etc.).
I put it straight on. Everyone says I
shouldn't do it that way. Use your
I put about 4 drops in water and
place in a mister that holds
around a cup of water.
I spray in the house and
it smells wonderful and feels
Try lemon and grapefruit and
any others that sound fun or
smell great. I have found
the Aromatherapy A-Z by
Connie and Alan Higley, the
They have put together a
compilation from every source
they have so I don't follow everything.
I don't know
them or have anything to do
with the publisher, I just use
their book to try new things.
Best wishes and warmth!!!