E3 Aromatherapy Solutions
FEATURED ESSSENTIAL OIL
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Steam distilled from plant leaves and flowering tops
Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, licorice-like
Basil, ct. linalol has a soft warm aroma. It's action is balancing and toning.
Basil, ct. methyl chavicol has a warm, peppery aroma. It's action is more stimulating.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Niaouli, Palmarosa
- Beneficial to soothe muscle spasms/cramps, stiff joints, respiratory congestion
- Use to ease nervous tension, insomnia and mental fatigue
- Encourages positivity, enthusiasm and decisiveness
Notes: Use Basil highly diluted. Avoid during pregnancy and nursing.
This is one of our favorite classes; e3 partners with Lavender Fields Forever to offer you a hands on experience of essential oil distillation.
You will participate in harvesting, prepping and distilling Lavender.
In past years each participant has taken home 10 ml of Lavender essential oil, 8 oz of Lavender hydrosol and sprigs of Lavender.
Join e3 and Lavender Fields Forever for a FUN and informative morning.
e3 Summer Essential oils
Essential oils for the Garden & Gardener
Easy and effective natural solutions to support a vibrant, healthy garden and gardener. Essential oils used in your garden can deter pesky bugs and pathogens, keep our pollinators safe and support plants to produce higher yield and more fragrant crops.
Sprays: Use 4-8 drops of essential oil to 1 gallon of water for spraying on flowers fruit and vegetables. Sprays are best used as insect deterrents, to rid plants of mold and mildew and to encourage growth.
Hanging Strips of Cloth: Place 1 drop of undiluted essential oil on a cloth strip and attach to a pole or hang from a branch. Use multiple strips of cloth to cover desired area.
Cotton Wool: Bury small cartons, such as yogurt containers, in the ground keeping the top level with the soil. Add 4 drops of essential oils with strong odors such as Peppermint, Thyme or Eucalyptus and refresh as needed. The strong scent of these essential oils will help deter all ground moving insects i.e. slugs, snails, mice; as well as cats and dogs.
E3 Essential Oil Suggestions
Ants: Peppermint, Spearmint
Aphids: Peppermint, Spearmint, Cedarwood USA, Hyssop
Flies: Basil, Clove, Eucalyptus Globulus, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Citronella
Moths: Peppermint, Lavender, Hyssop
Slugs: Cedarwoood, Pine, Hyssop
Snails: Patchouli, Pine
For a comprehensive list of companion plants and which essential oils to use to deter specific insects please refer to education post E3 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE GARDEN & GARDENER
There are so many ways essential oils can enhance your summer experience; from easing bug bites, sunburn, rashes and sore muscles to adding a delicious twist to your favorite summer dishes or simply bringing the scents of summer into your home.
Skin Soother: Mix 20-30 drops of Lavender essential oil in 1 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting mist into the eyes.
Keep your spritzer in the fridge and/or add 5-8 drops of peppermint to create a wonderfully soothing & cooling spritzer.
Insect Repellant Spritzer: General guidelines for dilution ratio for use with healthy adults is about 2ml essential oil/blend to 1 oz water. Spritz on your clothing. Shake well before each use and avoid getting mist into the eyes.
e3 Essential Oil Suggestions - Insect repellants: Citronella, Cat Nip, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Geranium, Peppermint/Spearmint, Lemongrass, Juniper, Marjoram Sweet, Thyme
Summer Recipe - Strawberries with Bergamot
Strawberries – cut in half
Lime juice and exotic honey mixed together
1Tbs. olive oil with 2-6 drops of Bergamot
Ground or chopped cardamon seeds.
Optional: 1 drop Ginger essential oil OR fresh grated ginger.
Mint leaf garnish
Arrange strawberries next to scoop of ice cream face down on a plate or to the side of ice cream in a bowl. Place Mint leaf twins between the ice cream and the berries.
For additional information on summer spritzer, natural perfumes & body oils, deodorant, and delicious recipes for Smoothie and Citrus Salad Dressing see our SUMMER ESSENTIALS education post.
Natural Flea Collar with E3 Essential Oils!
Support your canine companions to have a healthy happy spring & summer with this all natural flea and tic collar recipe
Ingredients: Mix all ingredients together in a small jar with a lid.
• 1/2 tsp. rubbing alcohol
• 4 softgels of garlic
• 1 drop Lavender E.E.
• 1 drop Citronella
• 1 drops Thyme Red
• 1 drop Cedarwood USA
Use a collar that is made with absorbent material. Lay the collar on a flat surface, on some paper towels or newspapers, shake the mixture and pour onto the BACK of the collar; the part of the collar that will be in contact the dogs body. Let it dry about 45 minutes before placing back on the dog. (*recipe is for use w an 85 lb adult dog, adjust proportion for smaller dogs and do not use with puppies.)
For further details see our NATURAL FLEA COLLAR education post
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