The warmer summertime months are the perfect time to diffuse and blend with light, energizing, herbaceous, floral, and cooling essential oils.
Oils from the mint, citrus and floral families are especially nice during summer months.
The Top Summer Uses of Essential Oils
Add a few drops of essential oil to a bowl of cool water and soak a wash cloth. Wrap the wash cloth around your neck or apply to forehead to cool the body down.
Take a cool foot bath by adding a few drops of essential oil (peppermint is great) to a bowl or basin full of cool water. Treat your feet until you feel cool and invigorated.
Diffuse calming, cooling essential oils n your home.
Apply cooling oils such as Vetiver, Rose, Lavender on pulse points and top of the head, so your heat releases the essential oils into the space around you.
Do self-massage with cooling, essential oils diluted in your favorite carrier oil.
Add one drop Helichrysum or Lavender essential oil on an ice cube and ice injuries.
Add essential oils such as Lavender and Helichrysum to aloe vera gel and apply to sunburned skin after showering in cool water to soothe the inflammation.