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Methods of Use

Compress (C)

3-6 drops into hot or cold water

Dispense 3-6 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s combination into 200 mls of water, agitate the water and then soak a washer in hot or cold water, to which the essential oil blend has been added.

Press and release the washer over the entire surface of the face. This gentle pressure over the face will help the lymphatic system clean any impurities from the underlying tissue whilst the compress will gently clean and exfoliate the skin. Use hot water to deeply cleanse as long as you do not have broken capillaries - this is a great pre-shaving treatment for men.

A compress helps clean and clarify all types of skin, not just oily skin. It helps remove the top layer of dead skin cells enabling your skin to have a healthy glowing appearance.


Bathing (B)

3-5 drops onto the surface of warm water

Dispense 3-5 drops in total of your chosen essential oil combination onto the surface of the water and agitate. Use warm water to relax and hot water to energize. Soak for 10-15 minutes.

Remember bathing is a nurturing, caring practice. You deserve to feel the best you can every day and an aromatic bath, taken in the morning or evening can moisturise, revitalise and cleanse the surface layer of your skin.

Your essential oils can eliminate odours caused by any bacteria and help to remove the top layer of dead skin cells leaving the skin looking and feeling healthy. This is a great way to relax and repair the skins natural beauty.

Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Vaporization (V)

6-8 drops onto water into a candle driven or electric vaporiser

Dispense 6-8 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s combination onto the surface of the water of your vaporizing unit. (Dream pure essential oil blend - These blends are an investment as they enable you to have access to several cross-cultural essential oils for the cost of one. It is easier to dispense from one bottle than to juggle several).

Your vaporizer is designed to vaporize essential oils into the air so that you can care for your environment whilst also eliminating odour causing bacteria. Be sure to fill the crucible in the top of the unit with water first. Over heating essential oils will damage the natural nutrients. Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Stay tuned for the new product updates on the launch of the new Aromamist - vaporizing unit - no electricity or candles needed!

Spritz (S) - make your own

2 drops into 200ml of distilled/spring, pure water

Fill a 100ml glass spritzer bottle with purified water. Add 2 drops in total of your favorite essential oil/s. Leave it stand over-night. Shake the bottle always prior to use. Hold it approximately 15cm from your face. Close your eyes and spritz your face or body through the day/night. Helps cleanse (acne prone skin) and clarify all skin types, leaving your skin hydrated (moistened).

Spritzing helps to refreshen, cool and tone the skin.

Or

Spritz - with Zodiac/Dream Mist
Shake the bottle. Hold it approximately 15cm from your face. Close your eyes and spritz your face or body through the day/night.

Zodiac and Dream mists are a wonderful way to revitalise your skin on the go. You can use them during the day or in the early evening to refresh yourself to continue well into the evening.

Children love the Dream Mists, especially when spritzed onto their pillows before bedtime. Dream mists make an ideal travelling companion, to rehydrate your skin especially when your on long journeys.

Swab/Wash (S/w)

2-3 drops into 200ml of distilled or purified waters

Disperse 2-3 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s into 200mls of distilled or purified water. Agitate the water. Swab/bathe the area gently with the aromatic water and the cotton wool pad.

You can also wash/sprinkle the solution over the skin to cleanse the skin. This method of use will help relieve and soothe dry and chapped skin.

Massage (M) - Self/Others

50 drops of essential oil in 100ml of Enrich or Enrich Plus daily body oil

Add 50 drops in total of your essential oil/s into 100mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus (This formula can be modified to create smaller massage blends (or you can use your Dream pure essential oil blend).

The blending ratio is 2:1. For every drop of essential oil, add 2mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus) = 5 drops of essential oils to ever 10mls. of Enrich or Enrich Plus.

Place a small amount into the palm of your hand, rub your hands together to warm the blend and begin to apply it to the surface of the skin. Only a small amount is necessary to soothe and moisturize the skin, leaving it to feel fresher and smoother.

Rub in until absorbed, leaving the skin with a natural glow providing long lasting protection.

This is a great way to treat yourself or someone you love. Make sure that you take the time to prepare the environment, clean and warm with natural candlelight and soft music to soothe the senses. Self-massage can become a daily practice after you bathe, it is the ideal way to address your skins needs on a daily basis.

Or

Massage with Dream/Zodiac daily body oils

You can use any of the above mentioned daily body oils, either singularly or with another to experience other cross-cultural essential oil combinations. Simply open the lid, pour a small amount into the palm of you hand

Our blended daily body oils have been designed to relieve you from the time and effort involved in creating your own personal blend. They are the ideal travel companions or when you require an Aromatherapy blend to address specific needs.

Remember; less is best. It is important that the skin is able to absorb the entire blend so leaving no trace to be absorbed by your garments. Therefore, after you apply your blend climb back into your robe or wrap a towel around your body for a few minutes to allow for further absorption.

Dosage
Birth-2 years

As a general rule is recommended to avoid using essential oil blends on the skin unless treating a specific physiological imbalance. The preparation should be highly diluted as stated below and applied once a day for a three-day period only.

Birth-5 years
Use a .05% dilution = 1 drop of essential oil into 10ml of Enrich or Enrich Plus

5years-10 years
Use a 1% dilution = 2 drops of essential oil into 10mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus

10 years - 16 years
Use a 2% dilution = 4 drops of essential oils in total into 10mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus

16 years - Adult
Use a 2.5% dilution = 5 drops of essential oils in total into 10 mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus

Moisturize (Mo)

Moisturize your skin daily with either the Enrich Plus one of the five (5) Exotic Face and Body oils.

Essential oils when applied topically (onto the skin) will directly affect the skin. It is important to moisturise daily to provide long lasting protection from the elements.

This practice promotes elasticity and suppleness leaving the skin feeling moisturized, soft and smooth. Therefore separate to the important role that daily moisturizing plays in the protection and hydration of the skin, your daily moisturizing practice can greatly contribute to a more Youthfull appearance

Only a few drops are required to moisturize you face, neck, throat, chest and breast area too; thus ensuring extra care for women especially to the glands in the chest and breast areas. Apply a few drops of your chosen face and body oil (there are 5 in total) onto the palm of one hand. Rub both hand together to warm and spread the oil and smooth over the skin of the face (even around the eyes, not in them). Continue to proceed over the entire area just mentioned. You can use the flat of your fingers to drain the skin on the sides of each breast toward the armpit.

Use your face and body oils as a serum under your existing skin care or use them on their own, the choice is yours.

Inhalation (I)

3-4 drops into water; within a facial steamer/inhaler unit/basin of water

Add 3-4 drops in total of your chosen cross-cultural essential oil/s combination ( or Dream pure essential oil blend) to the water and agitate gently to release the vapors. Close your eyes and breathe deeply at least 20cms away from the bowl with the towel over your head. Continue for up to 10 minutes for maximum benefits.

The aromatic steam will help open your pores to eliminate clogging, allowing your skin to breathe. An inhalation also works wonders on clearing congested skin.

Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Foot Bath (Fb)

5 drops into large bowl of water

Add warm water to a large stainless steel or glass bowl (not plastic). Add 5 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s combination ( or Dream pure essential oil blend) to the water and agitate gently. Immerse and soak the feet.

This practice helps to cleanse the skin and eliminate odour caused by bacteria. The warm water will soften dry or cracked skin which can then by more easily removed by a exfoliating product or device.

Treat your own feet or those of someone you love. This is truly a wonderful treatment and is greatly under-used. You can benefit whilst you are working, relaxing at home or visiting a friend. A great way to work at your computer; give your feet a treat. Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Neat (N)

1-2 drops onto a cotton bud

Dispense 1-2 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s onto a cotton bud and apply directly to the site to care for acne prone skin.

Remember that pure essential oils are incredibly potent and a small amount produces large results. Be sure to follow this recommended dosage application when applying essential oils neat to the skin. DO NOT apply to large areas of the skin undiluted, avoid all contact with the eyes or eye areas, mouth or other mucous membranes.

Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Hair/Scalp Rinse (H/sr)

4 drops into 100mls of water

Add a total of 4 drops of your chosen essential oil/s into a 100ml, blending bottle filled with warm water. Shake the bottle and pour the blend through the hair before leaving the shower in the morning. Use this as a final rinse - especially helpful to freshen and tone the scalp. This will help to care for your scapl and also you hair, especially if you have your hair colored or have damaged/dry scalp.

You can leave the remaining traces of the hair rinse in your hair and on your scalp.

Hair/Face Mask (H/fm)

4 drops in 10mls of Enrich Plus daily body oil

For the Face
Once a week you can treat your skin to a warm oil mask. Remember to apply your eye cream for further protection and choose an essential oil combination which is suitable for your skin type. This mask applied weekly will assist to moisturise your skin.

You need a pastry brush, 10mls of Enrich Plus and 4 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s. Warm your Enrich Plus oil, this is done easily using the top of your vaporizing unit.(Be sure to test the temperature before applying to the skin). Add your chosen essential oils and apply the oil with a pastry brush in a thin layer over the throat and facial area, over the nose, and through to the hairline in long sweeping strokes.

For Hair
This method can also be used on the scalp to care for the hair and skin. This treatment will also condition and nourish the hair follicle; help remove dandruff; add body and lustre; help the hair look thicker and fuller; revitalize the appearance and restore natural sheen. Halve the dosage for children.

As a warm oil treatment (follow warm oil mask technique above) apply to the root and shaft of the hair in sections, as though you were applying a tint to colour the hair. Leave in overnight. The following morning, emulsify your hair with your shampoo before wetting it to cleanse your hair of all the oil.

Aromatic Steam (As)

10 drops onto the shower basin.

Creating an aromatic steam filled sauna environment.

This can be done using the shower in your bathroom. Place a washcloth over the plug-hole in the shower basin. Add 10 drops of your chosen essential oil/s to the shower basin.

Turn on the hot tap, as the water ruptures the essential oil molecules the vapours evaporate with the steam into the air. Make sure all the doors and windows are closed. Spend time deep breathing in through the nose and out through the mouth.

Sitz Bath (Sb)

3 drops into 3 litres of water - Adults only

Add 3 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s to a large basin of water, preferably stainless steel. Agitate the surface of the water to disperse oil molecules. Place basin on the floor and squat down over the surface of the water. Using your hand, splash the aromatic water gently over the genital area to care for your skin.

Aromatic Cotton Ball (Abc) - Adults Only

1-2 drops rubbed into a cotton ball - Adults only

Dispense 1-2 drops in total of your chosen essential oil.

Roll the piece of pure cotton wool to the size of a large pea. Dispense 1 or 2 drops in total of pure essential oil/s into the piece of cotton wool and quickly blot the excess oil onto an absorbent tissue. Take the infused cotton wool and place it just inside the orifice of the ear for a 30-minute period only.

Caution : Do not push the cotton wool down into the ear canal. Do not sleep with cotton wool in the ear. Never use this technique on children.

Aromatic Sniff (As)

1-3 drops onto a handkerchief

Dispense 1-3 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s onto a cotton handkerchief or tissue and allow the essential oil vapours to evaporate for 30 seconds before use. Inhale the aromatic vapours deeply.

You can discreetly add your essential oil combination to a handkerchief and sniff it. This is an ideal technique before you present on stage or attend a specific meeting or interview.

Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Mouth Wash (Mw)

1-2 drops into a 1/3 glass of water - Adults only

Dispense 1-2 drops in total of your chosen essential oil into half a glass of tepid water. Agitate the water with a stainless steel spoon. You may choose to add half a teaspoon of honey to the mixture. This is an ideal way to fight bad breath by helping to eliminate odour causing bacteria. Gargle - Swish BUT Do not swallow.

Douche (D)

3 drops to 1 litre warm water - Adults only

To facilitate a douche you need to purchase an enema kit for your pharmacist. Instead of using it as directed, insert the apparatus into the opening of the vagina. Dispense 3 drops in total of your essential oil/s into 1 litre of warm water and fill the bag. Hang the bag over the end of the bath. Sit naked (from the waist down) in the bath and fold a towel under your bottom and splay your legs. Insert the apparatus inside the vagina opening and allow the bag to naturally empty and douche the area.

Shower (Sh)

3-5 drops onto the shower basin

Cover plug hole with a wet face cloth or face washer. Dispense 3-5 drops in total of your chosen essential oil/s onto the shower base. Turn on the taps and allow the hot water to release the vapour, adjust the taps to your temperature, step in and breathe deeply. A great way to care for the skin on your feet. Halve the recommended dosage for children.

Choose essential oils to suit your personal needs.

Clay Mask (C)

2 drops into 2 tablespoons of organic clay - Adults only

Add a total of 2 drops of your chosen essential oils into a fine paste of kaolin powder or natural clay. Apply the mask with a pastry brush to the skin, avoiding the eye area. Protect the skin with Roman Chamomile face and body oil if you have broken capillaries.

There are many natural clays - green, pink (they all have their own active properties) that you can purchase and add your essential oils to. They provide the perfect medium to deeply cleanse the skin.

Topical Application (Ta)

5 drops of essential oil in 10ml of Enrich or Enrich Plus daily body oil

Add 5 drops in total of your essential oil/s into every 10mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus (This formula can be modified to create smaller massage blends oil (or you can use your Dream essential oil blend).

The blending ratio is 2:1. For every drop of essential oil, add 2mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus) = 50 drops of essential oils to ever 100mls. of Enrich or Enrich Plus. Never use topical application if the site on your body/skin is open, exposed or bleeding - wait until the skin has healed over before applying your blend.

For small areas or spots e.g. acne prone skin - use a cotton bud and dip it into your blend and gently apply your blend direct to the small area for treatment. Larger areas e.g. over the abdominal area, chest or back - place a small amount into the palm of your hand and rub your hands together to warm the blend and gently apply your blend over the surface of the skin. Unlike massage, in this application there is no need to rub your blend in until absorbed. It is simply smoothing the blend over the skin to enable the essential oils to difuse into the skin to care for it naturally.

Dosage

Birth - 2 years
As a general rule is recommended to avoid using essential oil blends on the skin unless treating a specific physiological imbalance. The preparation should be highly diluted as stated below and applied once a day for a three-day period only. In preference use the other methods of use to care for infants skin - Vaporisation compress bath aromatic steaming.

Birth - 5 years
Use a .05% dilution = 1 drop of essential oil into 10ml of Enrich or Enrich Plus

5 years - 10 years
Use a 1% dilution = 2 drops of essential oil into 10mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus

10 years - 16 years
Use a 2% dilution = 4 drops of essential oils in total into 10mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus

16 years - Adult
Use a 2.5% dilution = 5 drops of essential oils in total into 10 mls of Enrich or Enrich Plus