by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac
~ Peacefulmind.com

Essential oils are the nectar of nature and can bring joy and great memories with the simply accent of an oil touched to the inner palm, diffused into the room or sprayed over any intimate or healing place.

As always prevention is the key. Maintaining the condition of our heart is important, no matter if you are working with a healthy heart, or have had a stroke, high blood pressure, or heart disease….aromatherapy can help! Here are a few recipes:

Heart Care Blend

-reduces stress, improves circulation, nervous system and lowers high blood pressure.

To one tablespoon of carrier oil add:
3 drops Lavender
2 drops Geranium
1 drops Bergamot

-Massage in the chest and heart area, throat and neck. Always working towards the heart.
-Pour oil blend into the bath.

Healthy Heart Blend

To one tablespoon carrier oil add:
1 drops Geranium
2 drops Bergamot
3 drops Clary Sage

-Massage in the chest and heart area, throat and neck. Always working towards the heart. -Pour oil blend into the bath. Works as a sensual perfume.

Circulation Stimulation Blend

To one tablespoon of carrier oil add:
2 drops Bulgarian Rose
2 drops Rosemary*
1 drop Pepper

or 2 drops Ginger
2 drops Clove
1 drop Geranium

-massage this blend into shoulders, arms, back and front of neck and chest, heart center. Always massage towards the heart. Improves and stimulates circulation, strengthens the nervous system. (*Do not use Rosemary if you are pregnant, have epilespy or high blood pressure)

Heart Spirit Blend

To 4 oz. of carrier oil (almond, sunflower, safflower…) add:
10 drops Bulgarian Rose oil
4 drop Rose hips
2 drop Lavender
Add 4-5 Rose petals to the blend.

-Massage this oil blend into the wrists, ankles, neck and anywhere else that seems appropriate!

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