Topical Application Methods

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Direct Application

Apply oils directly to skin, body areas, or points.  Some oils cans be used straight, or more typically, diluted at 30 drops per ounce of carrier oil.

  • Apply to acupuncture points.
  • Apply to auricular or reflex points.
  • Apply to the affected area.
  • Apply to fast absorbing areas, such as the soles of the feet, behind the ears, or wrists.

 

Essential Oil Dilutions

Amount/Dilution 5/8 dram/ 2 ml 1 dram/ 4 ml/ 0.125 oz 5ml/ 0.169oz 2 dram/ 7.5ml/ 0.25oz 10ml/ 0.33oz 4 dram/ 15ml/ 0.5oz 30ml/ 1oz 60ml/ 2oz 120ml/ 4oz 240ml/ 8oz
1% 1 1-2 2 3 6 12 24 48
2% 1-2 2 3 4 6 12 24 48 96
3% 1 2-3 3 4-5 6 9 18 36 72 144
4% 1-2 3 4 6 8 12 24 48 96 192
5% 2 4 5 7-8 10 15 30 60 120 240
6% 2-3 4-5 6 9 12 18 36 72 132
7% 2-3 5 7 10-11 14 21 42 84 168
8% 3 6 8 12 16 24 48 96 192
10% 4 8 10 15 20 30 60/3ml 120/6ml 240/12ml
15% 6 12 15 23 30 45 90/4.5ml 180/9ml
20% 8 16 20 30 40 60 120/6ml

Bergamot

Botanical Family: Rutaceae Common Uses: Agitation, Brain Injury, Colic, Depression, Emotional Stress, Environmental Stress, Infection, Physical Energy, Physical Stress, PMS, Rheumatoid Arthritis. Application Methods: Can be applied neat.  Apply to forehead, temples,...

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Basil Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum Botanical Family: Lamiaceae/Labiatae Parts Distilled: Leaves & Flowering Tops Method of Distillation: Steam distilled Origin: Thailand, Egypt, France, Comoro Islands, Reunion Islands Note: Top-Middle Organoleptic: Clear, thin....

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Vetiver Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides Botanical Family: Gramineae Method of Distillation: Steam distilledParts Distilled: Dried Root Origin: Central America, Comoro Islands, Reunion, India, Indonesia, Haiti Note: Base Organoleptic: Amber to dark red-brown. Woody aroma....

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