Common ailments

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Common ailments

Aromatherapy

Common ailments

Stress-related disorders

Anxiety basil, bergamot, geranium, lavender, marjoram (sweet), Melissa,
neroli, sandal wood, vetiver.
Mild shock basil, chamomile, Melissa, peppermint, rosemary.
Depression bergamot, chamomile, geranium, jasmine, lavender, neroli, patchouli,
rose, rosemary, sage*
Fatigue clary sage, eucalyptus, juniper berry, peppermint, rosemary.

Skin complaints / disorders

Dry skin

bergamot, chamomile, geranium, jasmine, lavender, Melissa, neroli,patchouli, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Oily skin cypress, lemon, tea tree
Acne bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, juniper berry, lavender, lemon, myrrh, parsley*, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree
Eczema

chamomile, geranium, juniper berry, lavender, Melissa.

Feminine / gynaeological disorders

Amenorrhoea chamomile, clary sage, fennel, geranium, sage*
Dysmenorrhoea cypress, geranium, rose.
Hot flushes chamomile, clary sage, jasmine, lavender, neroli, petitgrain, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Mastitis chamomile, clary sage, geranium, lavender, rose.
Period pain clary sage, lavender, marjoram
PMT geranium, lavender, neroli, petitgrain, rose.

Special care should be taken when using the oils marked*. When employed incorrectly they can have adverse effects and are normally recommended to be used only under the guidance of a professional aromatherapist.

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