One of the wonderful things about essential oils is the diversity of ailments, which any single oil can support. This is because they are made up of many different chemical components, each with its own unique job. Essential oils work both at a physical and an emotional level.
Most oils can be applied topically (some diluted), taken internally or diffused.
A handy way to take essential oils internally when travelling is to put them in empty gel capsules.
For all things to do with the circulatory system Cypress is an essential oil to have. It also helps support the body with water retention. This oil can be applied to ankles and legs while flying. Apply with carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil in upward flowing movements from the ankles to the knees for support on long flights. This blend can be applied as often as needed.
It also supports with cramps and so makes participating in extreme sports or extra walking while on holiday’s possible. The oil can be applied to affected sore areas.
It is also good to support nosebleeds, diarrhoea and nervous tension.
The cost of Cypress is €13.50 wholesale
This is the go to oil for all digestive issues. When we travel to different countries we are exposed to all sorts of different foods and beverages and sometimes, as a result our digestive system can respond in not so pleasant ways!
Whether it is heart burn, indigestion or diarrhoea the essential oil of Digestzen supports and maintains the abdomen to stay healthy and bring relief from nasty tummy bugs which can be picked up when on holidays.
It is also a fantastic blend for motion sickness.
Digestzen can be applied topically to the soles of the feet as a preventative measure to maintain the digestive system.
This oil blend can be applied topically or taken internally.
The cost of this blend is €30.00 wholesale.
This fabulous little bug buster can be used on your body or diffused into the air to keep all sorts of flying creatures at bay.
It is also good to put in the corners of windowsills or around doors of apartments to keep cockroaches at bay and any other creepy crawlies that may be lurking around and looking for a way into your room.
Because it is a natural product you are not putting anything toxic into the environment.
It smells good also so you wont mind having its’ pleasant aroma on your body.
The cost of this blend is €8.50 wholesale.
This is an immune buster extraordinaire! At the first sign of a compromised immune issue from a sore throat to a pain in your head OnGuard steps in as gatekeeper to surround and protect the body on a physical and emotional level. It is also a good oil for cold sores, bladder infections and Candida.
On a physical level when diffused it maintains healthy air in our surroundings and has the ability to decrease the amount of pathogens we breathe.
Sometimes on holidays we may find that we have to share toilet facilities, shower areas or kitchens and this is a great oil to have nearby to put on door handles or surfaces to prevent germs being picked up. There is a recommendation below for making an easy antibacterial wipe.
The cost of this blend is €30.00 wholesale
Lavender is one of the most versatile of the oils when travelling. It can be used to sooth sunburn, aid with jet lag and nervous tension.
It can be applied topically to the skin, diffused or taken internally. When travelling a drop of Lavender on a tissue or cotton wool pad together with uplifting Wild Orange can make travelling less stressful and more pleasant.
Lavender also offers supports with headaches and heat stroke. All essential oils should be kept out of direct sunlight and preferably in a dark case.
The cost of this oil is €18.00 wholesale.
Chamomile is another great calming oil. It can be applied to a bee/hornet sting with great results and is good to apply to support any type of skin rash. It supports the body in recovering from jet lag and can be applied topically to the temples.
Along with Lavender it is a good oil to maintain good skin and can double up as a day and night cream when travelling. It can be diluted with a carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil, which is a very pure oil, which has many therapeutic qualities in itself.
The cost of this oil is €30.00 wholesale.
Travelling can be stressful at times and the blend of Balance with its’ tree ingredients make it a great blend to aid with travelling blues which can happen when planes get delayed, children get restless or the time difference leads to exhaustion.
It is a wonderful oil to use as part of a daily regime first thing in the morning to bring a feeling of being grounded as it helps with feeling capable of getting through a day which otherwise may seem overwhelming.
The cost of this oil is €20.00 wholesale.
A good dehydration blend to carry with you is to get a litre glass bottle of water. Add to this about 8 – 9 teaspoons of sugar and ½ teaspoon of salt. Add about 8 drops of Lemon oil to the blend.
2 drops Peppermint 2 drops Ginger
2 drops Lavender 4 drops fractionated coconut oil
Dilute the oils with the coconut oil and apply to your abdomen. Alternatively you can mix in a larger amount and put in a roller bottle.
Add a drop or two of Onguard to boiling water in a bowl. Place a face cloth in the bowl. Leave for a few minutes and wring it out so that it is damp but not dripping.
Place in a zip lock back and use when needed.
You have a natural antibacterial wipe, which you can wash out and re use whenever you need.
All the above oils are doTerra essential oils and are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade. If you are using another brand please check the label on the bottle for correct use.
If you want any more information on the above oils or want to purchase them please check out my web site at http://mydoterra.com/doloresandrewgavin.
Please be sure to ask me so I can show you how to get them at 25% wholesale price.
The above information is not meant to substitute any diagnose or to cure any medical illness. You should always check with your physician if you are feeling ill.