Note: It should not be used on the skin prior to sun exposure as it is phototoxic.
Directions for Use
Essential oils are the highly concentrated active ingredients of plants. They should always be diluted in a base before use and should not be taken internally without professional recommendation.
- Baths: Add 5 - 10 drops of essential oil(s) to a warm run bath. If skin is sensitive, blend the essential oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil first. Close the door so the vapours don't escape. Soak for at least 10 minutes relaxing and breathing deeply. For added moisturising dilute the oils in 10ml of carrier before adding to the bath.
- Massage: add 5 - 6 drops of essential oil per 10ml of carrier oil. Mix thoroughly and apply liberally to the skin.
- Inhalations: Add 4 - 5 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head, close your eyes and lean over the bowl. Inhale the vapour for a few minutes.
- Burners and Diffusers: Fill the bowl of the burner/vaporiser with water and then add 3 - 6 drops of essential oil. Light the candle and the oil will evaporate as the water heats up. Do not let the bowl dry out.
Caring for Your Essential Oils
SOil essential oils and carrier oils are living products that are vulnerable to heat, moisture, air and light. It is best to store them in a cool, dark place with the lids well sealed. If your fridge is the only cool place around, allow the oils to reach a cool room temperature before use (around 20 degrees C).
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Soil Lemon Essential Oil
11 Jan, 2017, By Shari
Smells really nice. Bought it as an ingredient in a face mask and have no regrets. Very gentle on skin for use.
28 Jun, 2016, By Thanda
The scente is amazing. And calmning
01 Apr, 2016, By Noxolo
I love the smell, quite refreshing, I use it for steaming and mixed with a carrier oil, love it
An essential oil staple
26 Jan, 2016, By ashleigh
This oil is brilliant for so many thinks. It works wonders for my kids if they are sick...just rubbed onto their feet!
31 Jan, 2014, By Beulah
This is fast becoming one of my favourite essential oils, has a fantastic smell and taste.