A nice long shower after a active summer's day with a hint of aromatherapy oils work beautifully together to bring deep relaxation and healing benefits to your mind and body. Enjoying a hot bath or steamy shower is a soothing part of hydrotherapy that has been used for centuries in healing the body. By taking a steam bath or shower with selective essential oils, you can increase circulation bringing blood from deeper parts of the body to the skins surface thereby bringing toxins closer to the skin for sweating out impurities.
Improved circulation and sweating help to eliminate fatty deposits such as cellulite and middle skin layer fat cells. Circulation increases, the pores open and cleaned through perspiration with the combination of the steam that is infused with Kasia Apothecary Essential oils.
Hydrated and refreshed skin makes our face and body look younger and revitalized with a dewy glow. All you need are your favorite essential oil blend of your choice and a clean washcloth.
Experience maximum benefits of essential oils while in the shower:
1) Before you get into the shower, think about the therapeutic properties and positive effects of the essential oil that you are going to use.
2) Put 3 to 5 drops of the essential oil on the washcloth.
3) While showering, place the washcloth on your chest and allow the heat of the shower to release the vapors of the essential oil. Breathe deeply, relax your mind and visualize the wonderful changes that the essential oils are bringing about in your mind and body.
4) Once you turn the shower off, use the same washcloth to rub your body, specially arms and legs, with movements pointing towards the heart. This helps stimulate circulation, lymph movement and your immune system.
Healing Therapeutic Oils
Eucalyptus Medicinal, fresh, earthy and woodyAnti-inflammatory, coughs, colds, asthma, relieve muscle tension
Geranium Floral, fruity, sweet and fresh Relaxing, uplifting, balancing the skin, astringent, antiseptic and diuretic
Lavender Fresh, floral, slightly fruity and herbaceous Aids sleep, tired muscles, relaxing, boosts immune system, antiseptic, soothe minor cuts and burns, soothe headaches, antifungal Peppermint Mint fragranceAntiviral, headaches, muscle aches and digestive problems Tea Tree Medicinal, fresh, woody and earthyAntiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, antispasmotic, boost immune system
Lemon Uplifting and relaxingTreating wounds and infections, including flu and colds, anti-depressing, relaxing Rosemary Fresh, herbaceous, sweet and slightly medicinalAntibacterial, stimulating, uplifting, muscle aches, dull skin, gout, poor circulation, arthritis
Ylang Ylang Fresh, floral, sweet and slightly fruityRelaxation, anxiety, hypertension, depression, stress, aphrodisiac
Reference Aroma Blog