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Easiest Way To Use Aromatherapy At Home: How To Use Essential Oil Burner Correctly

Updated on May 16, 2017

Essential Oils as a Real Fashion Trend

Essential Oils today, due to their diversity and wide range of healing properties, have become a real fashion trend. However, not everyone knows how to use them correctly. Regardless of the purpose for which you use essential oils, an oil burner will help you to benefit from them in a very comfortable, easy and safe way.

How to use an oil burner

Oil Burners are sold now practically everywhere, and as you know they can be used not only at home but also in the office. One of the easiest ways is to use an oil burner with a tea light candle. To use oil burner with a tea light candle is very simple – fill the small container on the top with some water and add a few drops of essential oils (3-5 drops of essential oils would be sufficient, depends on the size of the room); put a tea light candle underneath the oil burner, which will heat the aromatic composition on the top. Thus, as soon as water is heated; essential oils will evaporate and spread all over the room (please, watch the video for basic tips).

How to Use an Oil Burner Correctly

Essential Oil Electric Diffuser For car

Also, there are a great range of oil burners - from classic ceramic vases to design works of art.

It is also possible to use Aroma Stone Diffuser; Electric Aromatherapy Diffuser; Aroma Stream; they are just another way of heating essential oils that work with the help of electricity.

Their design is very diverse: some are connected to the socket, others, the most technologically advanced of them are USB oil burner and can be connected to your computer or laptop.

There are oil burners, combined with humidifiers.

However, for aromatherapy purposes there is an opportunity: there is no need to buy a ready-made aroma lamp; it is possible to make something with your hands.

For example, one can do even without buying any from mentioned above: just sprinkle a few drops of preferred essential oil to a wet piece of cloth and put it on a heater or radiator.

Essential Oils For Oil Burner

Whatever type of aromatherapy diffusers you choose, the effectiveness depends on the choice of essential oils.

Aromatherapy is a wonderful remedy to many problems related with stress as it aims on calming, relaxing, uplifting and restorative powers of particular essential oils, offering a natural and powerful option to pain killers, anti-depressants and other drugs. They can work to calm down the nervous system and offer it enough stimuli to rebalance and control itself, leaving it invigorated and ready to face everything life brings.

You can use essential oils individually or you can make a blend of three different ones.

For Anxiety you can use a combination of uplifting and calming oils: Basil (uplifting); Geranium (relaxing); Bergamot (uplifting); Lavender (soothing); Neroli (sedative); Sandalwood (calming).

For Depression: Bergamot, Cypress, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Sage (uplifting); Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Marjoram, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang (Soothing).

For Insomnia: Chamomile, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Sage, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang.

After all, different oils affect the human body and mind quite differently. For example, for a tonic effect you can consider: Bergamot, Rosemary, Black Pepper, Lemon and Peppermint essential oils. Therefore, these essential oils are best used in the morning or in the middle of the day, to energize the body and tune it to be active.

In the evening the body needs help to relax or reduce nervous tension. Use Tangerine, Lemon, Lavender, Marjoram or Neroli in oil burner.
During the cold periods of the year you can clean the air in your room from malicious viruses and germs will Tea Tree and Thyme, Eucalyptus and Benzoin.

If you are preparing for a romantic date, you can take into consideration the use of the following essential oils: Rose or Jasmine, which are very effective aphrodisiacs. The same properties for use in oil burner have Patchouli and Ylang-Ylang.

If you are irritated, Rose, Sandalwood, Geranium, Marjoram will help you to reduce it. And to save you from headaches use oil burner with essential oils of Rosemary, Chamomile, Neroli or Lavender oil.

You May Also Like To Know How To Use Essential Oils in The Bath

It is good to know that you can add some drops of essential oils (5 - 6 drops of 2 - 3 essential oils that go well together) to a full fat milk or vodka or any high grade spirit (5 - 10 ml).

Poor that into the hot water just before entering the bath.

How to use essential oils in bath correctly


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      nikipa 6 years ago from Eastern Europe

      Thank you Jean!

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      Jean Nghm 6 years ago

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