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Essential oils are natural plant extracts that can be found in the leaves, flowers, seeds, wood, roots and fruit of a plant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells. They are highly concentrated oils that have a strong aroma and normally extracted through distillation or cold pressed.

The Olive Tree essential oils are 100% pure and no additives, bases or synthetics were added. 

Essential oils when applied to the skin undiluted may cause severe irritation or adverse reaction in some individuals. As such, always dilute essential oils with carrier oils prior to topical application. 

How to Use Essential Oils

1. Diffusion

A typical diffuser holds 100ml of water, apply 3 – 5 drops of essential oil per 100ml. In general, follow the manufacturer's directions on your diffuser.

2. Massage

Apply 2% of the essential oils to the preferred Carrier Oils, i.e. about 20 drops to our 50ml Carrier Oil Bottles. 

3. Direct Inhalation

Apply 3 – 4 drops of essential oil to a handkerchief. Inhale the vapours by holding near the nose for a few moments.

4. Steam Inhalation

A traditional home remedy to ease congestion in the respiratory passage caused by cold, coughs and sinus.

Add 5 – 10 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Inhale the vapours for a few minutes. Ideally inhale in a disclose condition. Please close the eyes during the inhalation.

5. Bath

Full Body Bath - Use up to 5 drops of essential oil in a tub of warm water.

Foot/ Hand Soak – Apply 2 - 3 drops of essential oils to a bowl of warm water.

Homemade Liquid Soap – Add 20 drops of essential oils into 250ml Liquid Soaps.

6. Compress

This method is very useful for temporary relief of skin problems, muscular aches, bruises and menstrual.

Apply 5 drops of essential oil in 200ml of cold or warm water (depending on the condition). Dip a hand or face towel into the water, remove excess water and lay over the affected area. Leave it for a maximum of 15 minutes.

 

General Usage Guide

1% dilution = 10 drops of essential oil to 50ml of carrier oil or cream.
This dilution is used for children, elders, chronically ill persons and pregnant women.

2% dilution = 20 drops of essential oils to 50ml of carrier oil or cream.
This dilution is used for massage oils for the average adult.

Age

 Amount of base cream or lotion 

Amount of essential oil

65 years + 

50g

10 drops

12 - 65 years

50g

20 drops
4 - 12 years

50g

10 drops

1 - 4 years

50g

4 drops

Under 1

50g 

2 drops
Pregnant
50g

4 drops

 

Safety Guidelines

  • The essential oils should be stored out of reach of children.
  • Avoid using any essential oils if breastfeeding.
  • For pregnant ladies, please consult your medical practitioner prior to use.
  • Do not take essential oils internally.
  • Keep the essential oils away from the eyes.
  • It is recommended to do a patch test when using a particular essential oil for the first time. 
  • Discontinue the usage of essential oils immediately if there is any allergic reaction.