Weak Immune System

Essential oils like Rosemary (Rosmarinusofficinalis)ct cineolNiaouli (Melaleucaalternifolia), and Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) ctlinalolare great supporters of the immune system and can also increase its rate of healing.

Application of any of these oils with a carrier through the skin or in a therapeutic bath will help to improve immunity and stimulate the immune system, a lymphatic massage with them will also be is great way to practice prevention to keep healthy. Your body’s lymph nodes are located all around the body — in the throat, groin, and chest and under the arms, they are part of your immune system. So, you can make a formula for yourself using a 1 oz. of any vegetable carrier oil (Sweet Almond, Macadamia, Hazelnut, etc.) or cream, add 5 drops of any of these essential oils, and rub the formula up your arms to the lymph nodes in your armpits. Then rub toward the armpit and down your neck from the center of your chest. Massage your legs from your feet up to the groin. Do this regularly and watch your immune system regain strength.

Addressing Dry Skin

Oils such as bergamot, ylang-ylang, cinnamon, lavender, jasmine, sandalwood and rose are great for treating depression

If you’ve been regularly suffering from dry skin with no tangible results in spite of repeated tries, maybe you need to look beyond your current treatment. Dry skin can lead toissues such as psoriasis and eczema. The good news is that you have a host of essential oils to choose from while looking for a solution for dry skin. One way to address dry skin is by making a moisturizer with 1 oz. of a botanical, unscented cream without parabens, mineral oil and other synthetic ingredients, add 5 drops of an undiluted essential oil, such as any of those mentioned above, mix well and apply to the skin on the face, neck and decollate. This way, the oils will be absorbed by the pores and will nourish your skin.

And, of course, always make sure that your intake of purified water and fresh juices is plentiful.  Eat a healthy diet and get plenty of rest.  Watch the stress levels.  And use essential oils to assist your body in balancing and correcting the skin.