How to use the Trio Essential Oils: Lavender, Lemon & Peppermint


Lavender / Lavandula angustifolia

Uses

Cosmetic
  • Apply one drop to moisturizer to soothe dry skin. 
  • Add to shampoo to help keep hair looking thick and healthy.
  • Combine with Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply for a cooling effect. 
  • Apply to bottom of feet before bedtime for a relaxing scent.
Food 
  • Combine with Lemon in warm water for a relaxing tea. 
Household 
  • Diffuse Lavender before bedtime for a relaxing aroma.
  • Freshen linen closet, mattress, or air with a light mist of Lavender combined with water in a spray bottle.

 

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.

Internal use: Dilute one drop in 120 mL of liquid.

Topical use: When used topically, dilute 1 drop with 5-10 drops of carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

 

Lemon Oil / Citrus Limon 

Uses

Cosmetic 
  • Add to hand soap to help eliminate grease after working on a car or bike. 
  • Incorporate into skincare routine to give complexion a refreshed, healthy-looking glow. 
  • Combine with baking soda and coconut oil, rub on teeth for two minutes, and rinse for a brightening effect.
Food 
  • Add two drops to water for a thirst-quenching flavor.
  • Use in favorite dessert recipes for a refreshing citrus flavor.  
Household 
  • Place a few drops of Lemon on a rag to help remove stubborn, sticky residue.
  • Add to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, counter tops, and other surfaces.

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.

Internal use: Dilute one drop in 120 mL. of liquid.

Topical use: When used topically, dilute with carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.

 

Peppermint (NHP) / Mentha piperita

Uses

Cosmetic
  • Massage into neck and shoulders for a refreshing aroma.
  • Add to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating hair massage.
  • Add to cold water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated.
  • Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply after exercise for a refreshing feeling.

Food

  • Add one or two drops to a favorite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist.

Household

  • Place Peppermint in a spray bottle and spritz around windows and doors.
  • Diffuse five drops Peppermint oil for an energizing aroma.

Therapeutic

  • Used in aromatherapy as a nervine and calmative.
  • Used in aromatherapy as a carminative and antispasmodic to relieve symptoms of digestive discomfort.
  • Used in aromatherapy to help relieve colds and coughs.
  • Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint and muscle pain associated with sprains, strains, and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help relieve nausea and vomiting.

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.

Internal use: Dilute one drop in 120mL of liquid.

Topical use: When used topically, dilute 1 drop with 5-10 drops of carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.