Betty’s essential oil tips

Betty Babble’s buzz

Did you know that lavender oil can soothe heal and calm you?

hummm wonder if that helps when someone puts their hand up my back, I just think it will get me wet! After all I am just a puppet.

This therapeutic oil can be used to treat depression and also can be used to relax

muscles and ease tension. Extra bonus is that it has strong antiseptic properties

which can effectively heal conditions such as sunburn or acne. If your a puppet like me you won’t need to worry about this! LOL

The combination of compounds in Lavender are alcohol, ketones and esters.

Lavender contains up to 50% alcohol linalol which helps to kill bacteria and

viruses besides healing burns wounds and sores. Ketones are compounds that

help to relieve pain, build new skin tissue and reduce inflammation. Ketones also

have sleep inducing effect but can be toxic if the lavender contains over 35%, I wonder if it can kill a puppet?

Diabetics, epileptics and pregnant woman should avoid them completely. Esters

ease swelling, soreness and muscle cramps, fight fungal infections and prevent

scarring. Esters also regulate you mood which helps prevent you from

experiencing hysteria and depression. Lavender is one of the few oils that can be

applied undiluted on skin. WARNING…do not use if your skin is not 100% flesh! LOL

Uses for lavender

Massage : dilute with a carrier oil such as grapeseed or jojoba at a ratio of
10 drops lavender to 30ml carrier oil.

Fragrance : 5 drops lavender to 20ml of carrier, try almond oil!

Room fragrance : add 3 drops lavender oil to water in a vaporizer.

Stress relief : add few drops into bath water.

Headaches : dab a few drops undiluted lavender oil on your temples.

Skin : dab on pimples

Hair : infuse a few drops of lavender and some juice from a lemon into water and wait 30 minutes then rinse your hair with it.

PMS : 3 drops lavender oil, 3 drops roman chamomile and 30ml carrier oil. Put on pulse points to help regulate hormonal system. The esters in the oil is what eases the cramps.

Roman Chamomile
A plant whose flowers are used for health issues.
It is used for various digestive disorders,nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and intestinal gas from stress. WOW who doesn’t have stress! It is also good for pain and swelling of the lining of the mouth and nose, sinus pain and joint disorders. Mixed with other herbs, and taken by mouth it is good for live, gallbladder, heartburn, and constipation. This is a great female tonic for menstrual cramps and irregular periods. Although more evidence is needed for the effectiveness of Indigestion, nausea, vomiting, period cramps, sore throat, sinusitis, eczema, wounds, sore gums and nipples liver and gallbladder problems, frostbite, diaper rash, and hemorrhoids, roman chamomile has no known interactions. Roman chamomile may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies or are pregnant,or breast feeding be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking Roman chamomile. If pregnant or breast feeding, not enough information is known about the effects so it is best to AVOID use.

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