Essential Oil Blend for Winter

Warm the Joints Blend

  • 8 drops of Orange
  • 12 drops Carrot
  • 14 drops Ginger
  • 6 drops Cinnamon
  • Almond Oil base (10mL bottle)

This soothing blend nourishes the blood and warms the channels to ward off cold in the joints.  Apply to the spine at Du 14 and Du 4, which are located on the spine where the neck meets the shoulders, and on the spine in the low back region.  It can also be applied to the ankles and wrists and anywhere you feel stiffness or cold in the joints.  Apply 2 to 3 times a day and enjoy.  The blend is also available at our clinic.

Spring Allergy Essential Oil Remedy

  • German Chamomile – 14 drops
  • Lavender – 6 drops
  • Eucalyptus – 7 drops

Mix with 10 ml of sweet almond oil.

Apply to chest, behind ears, the back of the neck and in the fleshy area on the acupuncture point between the thumb and forefinger. Use a small amount, apply 2 to 3 times per day.

Winter Bath

  • 1 Cup bath sea salt
  • 1 tbsp almond oil or 2 tbsp whole milk
  • 3 drops sweet orange essential oil
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil
  • 1 – 2 drops ginger essential oil
  • Mix together.

Here is a simple recipe for a winter hot soak. It will keep you warm and healthy all winter long. The sea salt bath gives our bodies much needed minerals. The sweet orange and lavender calm the nervous system and release tension. The ginger warms the muscles and relieves pain. The oil or milk acts as an emulsifying agent.

Scar Ointment (for New Scars)

Nelson’s Calendula Cream with Hypericum (the cuts and scrapes formulation):

Add 10 drops of helichrysum essential oil (purchased separately- Sunrose is a good brand) per ounce of ointment.  Mix thoroughly.  Apply to the affected area twice daily and avoid sun exposure to the affected area