Essential Oil Starter

ZIA ZENSATIONS Essential Oil Starter Guide

Zia Zensations is on a mission to make quality essential oils accessible to all and easy to use. Essential Oils can be used in many aspects of our lives. Here are some of those uses.  Use for informational purpose only. Essential oils are extremely concentrated. Always consult a physician prior to their use.

Apply to the skin

Essential oils are fat soluble, which means they are easily absorbed by the skin. Some oils such as lavender and peppermint, can be applied directly on the skin on your wrists, your temples, your feet, or behind your ears. You should never administer more than a drop as the oils are extremely strong and can burn your skin. It is always recommended to dilute with a skin friendly carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil or sweet almond oil. A good rule of thumb is 4% dilution (1 drop of essential oil to 25 drops of carrier oil). Use ZIA 10 ml roll-on bottles to prepare and dispense your solutions about 10 drops of essential oil added to the almost filled bottle (5/6ths full) of carrier oil.

Direct inhalation – ZIA Diffuser Jewelry

Your sense of smell goes straight to your brain and smelling essential oils affords great benefits, especially for emotional issues. You can use a pocket inhaler or apply to ZIA jewelry. Just add 2 to 4 drops to the inhaler wick or jewelry pad. Refresh once a day or as needed.

Ultrasonic diffuser

These devices use ultrasonic vibration to disperse a super fine mist of water with essential oils. This fills the air with the aroma and benefits of essential oils. Just fill to the max fill line with tap water and add 1-3 drops per 100ml of water. A 300 ml diffuser would use about 6 drops, increase or decrease to your taste.

Bath

Essential oils should be diluted or emulsified before adding to water. Add 4 to 10 drops of essential oil to the epsom salt, carrier oil or milk, then add the mixed solution to your warm bath water. Epsom salts are the recommended method while Lavender, Chamomile, Rose, Ylang ylang and Sandalwood are great some great essential oil options. Skin friendly carrier oils are also a good addition to moisturize.

Massage

Essential oils are too concentrated and strong to use for massage by themselves, so you need to mix them in with neutral-smelling carrier oils such as sweet almond oil or grape seed oil. Add up to 30 drops of essential oil to 1 once of carrier oil (10 drops per 10ml bottle). You can make amazing pain liniments for muscle and joint pain by using this formula with ZIA Sports Blend or ZIA Blue Sports.

Perfume

The potency and concentration of essential oils lend themselves to making amazing perfumes. Just add a few drops of your favorite oil with a carrier oil and voila! Use ZIA 10 ml cobalt blue roll-on bottles for easy preparation and dispensing.

Home Cleanser

Essential oils make powerful and effective cleansers. Use oils like ZIA Immune Guard to create your own chemical free cleanser for about $1 per 16 oz bottle. Just add 15 drops of ZIA Immune Guard to a tablespoon of ZIA witch hazel, then add this blend to a 16oz spray bottle with distilled water. Shake then use in place of your household cleanser.

Oral Ingestion

Food grade oils can be used for ingestion in small quantities such as a 1 or 2 drops which can be added to food or used with a gelcap with a food grade carrier oil. You can also disperse in vodka then add to water

Reed Diffusion

Just add 20-25 drops of essential oil to 2 ounces of fractionated coconut carrier oil.  Use reed to stir oils and mix together.  Leave reeds in for a 6 hours then flip reeds upside down to obtain maximum scent.  Flip again every 3 days.  Feel free to experiment with different essential oils and scents.  Change oils every 1-2 months.  You can mix in a teaspoon of alcohol to increase the scent.  This is a great solution for bathrooms and other areas without electricity.

Other Uses

Essential oils can be used in lieu of harmful chemicals. You can use them to make detergents, soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, insect repellent, and much more! See ziazensations.com for more info.

Always consult with a healthcare professional before administering any medicine. All dilutions herein are based on a healthy adult and are not apt for children nor pregnant women. Essential oils are extremely potent and can cause allergic reactions. Some oils are not skin friendly. Test with a drop on the skin then wait two hours to verify tolerance. Please refer to ziazensations.com for additional precautionary

information.

Pet Precautions

Essential oils are extremely concentrated substances and they can have a profound effect on our beloved friends.  They are very different from us and as such we should always be aware of any potential harmful effects of any substances we introduce to our environment.  Every species is different and there is lots of information on the internet so for this brief guide We’ll take a look of some of the oils to stay away from in general.  For cats and dogs: Tea tree, Clove, Wintergreen, Birch, Thyme, Oregano.  For cats specifically, add: Citrus oils, Vetiver, Peppermint, Rosemary, Fir needle, Cypress, Roman chamomile.

Use for informational purpose only. Always consult a physician prior to any topical application.

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