Soothing Oils can be found among the sesquiterpenes and the monoterpenes. What are monoterpenes? They are the most common class of terpenes in Essential Oils. They have other constituents such as esters, containing properties that are very calming, relaxing and balancing to the central nervous system.
Monoterpenes can also contain aldehydes; containing properties that are calming not just to your emotions, but also to your autonomic nervous system. These aldehydes usually have a strong floral aroma.
Some Soothing Oils of both the sequiterpenes and monoterpenes are: Ylang, Ylang, Melissa, Lavender, and Roman Chamomile.
Roman Chamomile provides a sweet, floral aroma while soothing body systems as it supports calming effects for the skin, mind, and body.*
Roman Chamomile grows close to the ground, reaching only up to a foot in height. It has gray–green leaves, flowers that resemble a daisy, and smells like apple. The plant has been nicknamed the “plant’s physician” because it has positive effects on plants growing nearby. Ancient Romans used the oil for courage during war. While the most common use of Chamomile is in teas, Roman Chamomile can also be found in face creams, drinks, hair dyes, shampoos, and perfumes. Roman Chamomile has a calming effect on the skin, mind, and body.* It soothes body systems.* It is steam distilled from the flower of the plant.
• Has a calming effect on the skin, mind, and body.*• Soothes the systems of the body.*• May help support healthy immune system function.*PRACTICAL USES• Add 1–2 drops to your favorite moisturizer, shampoo, or conditioner to promote youthful–looking skin and hair.• Add 1–2 drops to herbal teas or hot drinks to soothe the body and mind.*• Diffuse or apply to bottoms of feet at bedtime.DIRECTIONS FOR USE:DIFFUSION: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.INTERNAL USE: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.TOPICAL USE: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
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.