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Essential oils, and how they might support life at the base. This document contains:
    * an overview of conditions and their relevant oils, present @CHT hackbase Canary Islands
    * recipes
    * a "case log"
    * external references


    20191126 start <lies @ CHT7A:
        "typing out - relevant parts of - a book"
    20191128 review
    20200322 review @ CHT7B-F
    20200704 quick review D+L
    20200906 review + bump to Draft
    20220727 <L ping
    20220806 quicky <L
    20230725 ping <L

Ties to: 
    🔗medical - cases of use
    🔗stuff (under Medic Pack- !!! needs an update)
    🔗antiticks - has a large list of oils
    🔗antipest - could be used for this
    🔗materials - under "fytotherapeutic" <L: not?

Table of Contents
1 Using this document
2.3 ( MENTAL )
2.4 ( SKIN )
2.5 ( HEAD, EAR, NOSE, MOUTH, ... )
3 *** BASICS
3.2.1     oral
3.2.2     vaporization / diffusing
3.2.3     "direct" inhalation
3.2.4     massage
3.2.5     compresses
3.2.6     bath
3.2.7     sauna
3.5 EO vs HYDROLATES ("flower waters")
4 *** OILS @ CHT
4.1.1     🐸 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.1.2     🐸 usage (recipes)
4.1.3     🐸 more resources
4.1.4     🐸 cases / use log
4.2.1     🌱 therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances
4.2.2     🌱 usage (recipes)
4.3.1     🌿 therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances
4.3.2     🌿 usage (recipes)
4.3.3     🌿 more resources
4.4.1     ☂️ therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances
4.4.2     ☂️ usage (recipes)
4.4.3     ☂️ more resources
4.5.1     🎍 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.5.2     🎍 usage (recipes)
4.5.3     🎍 more resources
4.6.1     🌸 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.6.2     🌸 usage (recipes)
4.6.3     🌸 more resources
4.7.1     💮 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.7.2     💮 usage (recipes)
4.7.3     💮 more resources
4.8 Siberian fir | ABIES SIBIRICA
4.8.1     🎄 chemical composition / major constituents
4.8.2     🎄 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.8.3     🎄 usage (recipes)
4.8.4     🎄 more resources
4.9.1     🍊 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.9.2     🍊 usage (recipes)
4.9.3     🍊 more resources
4.10 Mediterranean Cypress | Cupressus sempervirens var. stricta
4.10.1     🌲 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.10.2     🌲 usage (recipes)
4.10.3     🌲 special precautions
4.11 Lemon | CITRUS LIMON ssp. LIMONUM
4.11.1     🍋 therapeutic properties & their appliances
4.11.2     🍋 usage (recipes)
4.11.3     🍋 special precautions
4.12 __________________________
4.14 * #Bladder infection
5 *** QQQ
5.1 * How to dose? Cost/effect?
5.2 * When are they poisonious?
5.3 * What if I take too much?
5.4 * How to store?
5.5 * To what extent can they replace, or augment, traditional medicine?
5.6 * Which ones are anti-/probiotic?
5.7 * How to DIY make essential oils?
6 *** GRAPH
7.1 * 2019/10 : Insect repellant
7.2 * 2020/04 : Handwashing clothes (for smell)
7.3 * 2020/06 : Ear inflammation
7.4 * 2020/07 : (META) Identification, harvesting, basics
7.5 * 2020/09 : Curing rash / fungal
7.6 * 2020/10 : Mosquito repellant
7.7 * 2020/10 : Insect bite (Black fly / midges)
7.8 * 2020/11 : Dry / sun damaged skin
7.9 * 2021/05 : D scalp situation
7.10 2021/05 : Lies dry hair
7.11 * antiherpes
7.12 2021/08 : Dog repelent
7.13 2021/10 D flu @KHG
7.14 2022/01 D tooth ache @KHG
7.15 2022/07 nivea creme + lavender EO @SLO
7.16 2022/07 Tea Tree direct on D's tooth
8.1 [!!!**] BUYING NOW
8.2 ALSO ...
9 *** PAD
9.2 Sources & References
9.3 Basic medical vocab
9.4 #e2h : rethink page use patterns
9.5 [!→] PADWORK -- general guides for pages
9.6 missing: basic intro
9.7 !!! tomerge: antiticks oils part
9.8 use protocols
9.9 Reading / to read
9.10 [!!] Toenail fungus aka "athlete's foot"
9.11 Natresk / Netresk

( sources )
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html
###L: used as basis to structure the page
* ###
Using this document

1) Below you find a list of keywords

2) Pick the one you are looking for
    (find definitions in 🔗medical (or XXX🔗medical) under the same names)

3) Use ctrl+F to browse the page and find specific oils & treatments
    Note that the parts in between brackets don't have to be typed out in the search!


    * unpleasant smells
    * sanitizer
    * insect repellent
    * deodorant
    * antiseptic

    * immunodeficiency
    * (viral) blood infection
    * weak resistance

    * nervousness
    * stress related tiredness / fatigue
    * irritability
    * heart muscle weakness
    * facilitates childbirth
    * insomnia
    * sleeping disorders
    * tension headache
    * migraine
    * depression
    * fear
    * worry
    * anger
    * mood swings
    * (stress related) heart pain
    * focus (weak & difficult)

( SKIN )
    * candida
    * wrinkels
    * stretch marks
    * scars
    * wounds
    * skin fungus
    * acne (staphylococcen)
    * skin inflammation
    * fissures
    * dry and wet eczema
    * itchyness
    * oily skin
    * fungal nail
    * (excessive) transpiration
    * shingles (also around the eyes)
    * windpox
    * herpes

    * nose cold
    * throat inflammation
    * tonsil inflammation
    * sinusitis
    * ear (infection)
    * bronchitis
    * (sore) throat
    * larynx (inflammation)
    * phlegm ear (infection)
    * flu
    * glandular (fever)
    * cold
    * larynx and tonsillitis
    * asthma
    * cough
    * whooping (cough)
    * hay (fever)
    * gum (disease)

    * muscle cramps
    * muscle contractures
    * muscle pain
    * joint pain
    * sprains
    * "too fast hear rates"
    * extrasystoles
    * palpitations
    * high blood pressure

    * antimicrobial
    * fungal infection (of the intestines)
    * stomach cramps
    * Gastrointestinal cramps
    * (viral) liver infection
    * intestinal infection
    * ulcers

    * cystitis
    * vaginitis (including candida)
    * cervical cancer
    * fallopian (tube infection)
    * renal pelvis infection
    * urinary tract infection
    * urethra (infection)

    * jock itch
    * scabies
    * bug bites:
        BUY chamomille
        TRY palmarosa
        via https://www.healthline.com/health/essential-oil-for-bug-bites#best-essential-oils:
            TRY lavender ... 
            TRY rosemary 
            TRY tea trea
        tea tree: doesn't seem to do it
    * bug repellant → INSECT REPELLANT
    * pre-sleep (and different sleeps)
    * dry skin / damaged skin / sun-burnt skin / skin repair
    * [...]

<------------------- (new) KEYWORDS ↑↑↑



An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile (easily evaporated at normal temperatures) chemical compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetheroleum, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An essential oil is "essential" in the sense that it contains the "essence of" the plant's fragrance—the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived
The term "essential" used here does not mean indispensable or usable by the human body, as with the terms essential amino acid or essential fatty acid, which are so called because they are nutritionally required by a given living organism.
Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, often by using steam. Other processes include expression, solvent extraction, sfumatura, absolute oil extraction, resin tapping, wax embedding, and cold pressing. They are used in perfumes, cosmetics, soaps and other products, for flavoring food and drink, and for adding scents to incense and household cleaning products. Essential oils should not be confused with perfume, fragrance, etc. as the latter usually include pure chemical components whereas essential oils are derived from plants. 
Essential oils are often used for aromatherapy, a form of alternative medicine in which healing effects are ascribed to aromatic compounds. Aromatherapy may be useful to induce relaxation, but there is not sufficient evidence that essential oils can effectively treat any condition. Improper use of essential oils may cause harm including allergic reactions, inflammation and skin irritation, and children may be particularly susceptible to the toxic effects of improper use.
    → https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essential_oil


Generally EOs will have to be dilluted in a carrier. This can be another (non essential) oil, honey, captured in a tablet


* List of Essential Oils that are Generally Recognized As Safe (food)
    → https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?fr=182.20

    vaporization / diffusing

"When you’re dispensing essential oils in the air, consider pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, or pets in your environment. Some essential oils can be dangerous."

* dry evaporation
"This method only requires some type of dry material such as a cotton ball or fabric. Add a few drops of essential oil to the material. Hold this to your nose and inhale or allow the scent to disperse naturally. You can add the material to the vents in your car, your shirt collar, or your pillowcase."

* Humidifiers

    "direct" inhalation

"The most common way to use essential oils is to inhale them, either directly out of the bottle or by using a diffuser or humidifier."

* Direct from the bottle
"The easiest method of inhalation is to open a bottle of pure essential oil and inhale deeply a few times. But don’t let the undiluted oil touch your skin.

* The steam method
"you’ll need a bowl of hot water and a towel. Place the bowl on a table and add a few drops of essential oil. Place a towel over your head and the bowl. Close your eyes and deeply inhale the steam for several minutes. Repeat a few times throughout the day."

* Shower
"To inhale essential oils while you shower, add a few drops to the shower walls and inhale deeply as you shower. Or add a few drops of diluted essential oil to a warm washcloth that can be used for inhalation and to gently exfoliate your body."

(all via https://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-aromatherapy#TOC_TITLE_HDR_1)


* Carrier oils
    * Dilute the EO in a carrier oil before applying on the skin.
    * Guide to diluting essential oils → https://www.aromaweb.com/articles/dilutingessentialoils.asp

* Creams & Lotions
    * Aqueous base cream
    * Beeswax and oil cream


* massage techniques
     → https://essentialoils.co.za/massage.htm


* Hot compresses
Hot compresses are used to treat old injuries, muscle pain, rheumatic pain, menstrual cramps, boils, and toothache.

Making a hot compress
To make a hot compress, take about a pint of hot water, as warm as you can comfortably stand it, and add about 4 drops of your selected essential oil to it. Then place your folded piece of material, bandage or small towel, on top of the water and let it soak it up. Next wring out the excess water and place it over the area to be treated.
Cover the warm compress with either cling wrap or a plastic bag, and another towel on top to keep it in place. You may bandage the compress lightly if applied to an awkward place where it keeps slipping of.
Leave on, and replace with a new compress as soon as it has cooled to body temperature.

* Cold compresses
Cold compresses are used for recent sprains, bruising, swelling and inflammation, fever and headaches. It can also be used as a pep-up when feeling tired.
Making a cold compress
A cold compress is made exactly the same as the hot compress, but ice or refrigerated water is used instead of the hot water, and the compress is replaced when it has heated up to body temperature.



"Dilute a few drops of essential oils with a carrier oil before adding it to your bathwater. Or use an essential oil salt bath or bubble bath product."

Some bathing recipes (for the fragile ego, lol)
    → https://essentialoils.co.za/bathing.htm


"A sauna is a dry-heat sweat bath and forms an integral part of alternative health therapies as well as most hydrotherapies in the world today. Most  heath clubs and  gyms have  sauna facilities. The main  difference between a Turkish bath and a sauna is the fact that a  Turkish bath relies on  hot, wet steam - whereas a  sauna relies on drier heat."

"Most people associate the smell of  Eucalyptus with a sauna, but in Finland, the birthplace of saunas, the smell of  Birch is associated with them, as Birch logs are traditionally used to fire the saunas."

"Pure undiluted essential oil must never be placed on the super-heated rocks of the sauna - the dilution to use is to add 4 drops of pure essential oil to 1 liter of water, and then to use this fragranced water when dousing the rocks in the sauna."



"Best to store essential oils outside of the bathroom due to heat and humidity"



Like their essential oil counterparts, absolutes are highly aromatic liquids extracted from plants. Absolutes, however, are not distilled in a still. Absolutes are extracted in a complex manner that requires the use of a chemical solvent to extract the precious aromatics from the plant material. The solvent is then later removed during the final stages of production. A trace amount of the solvent, however, can remain in the final aromatic absolute. 
Although the amount of remaining solvent is considered tiny in carefully extracted absolutes, steam distilled essential oils are preferred within the scope of holistic aromatherapy.
    → https://www.aromaweb.com/articles/whatabso.asp

EO vs HYDROLATES ("flower waters")

"Hydrolates, also referred to as floral water, are not as well-known as their closely related essential oils. It's a pity really since they are as effective as essential oils. (...) A hydrolate is formed when essential oils are steamed distilled. During this process, all fat-soluble and fleeting plant ingredients form a concentrate in oil. Plants, however, also contain several water-soluble components that are left behind in the distilled water, i.e. hydrolate."

What can hydrolates by used for? 
Hydrolates can be used in a variety of ways. We have listed a few ways how these floral waters can be applied:
  • Compressors: to treat irritations, sports injuries, sunburn or small wounds.
  • Inhalation: Certain hydrolates can be used for inhalation when one suffers from bronchitis.
  • Consumption: Hydrolates can be consumed when following a particular row of treatments. However, these first need to be diluted in water using the appropriate ratios.
  • Flavouring meals: Floral waters possess beautiful fragrances and can lend your meals that certain "je ne sais quoi".
  • Room fragrancing: Much like essential oils, hydrolates can be used to fragrance living or office spaces or place a few drop into your diffuser.
  • Floral waters are perfectly suited as a facial toner or after-shave, but also as an ingredient incorporated into homemade cosmetics.
    → https://www.ecco-verde.com/info/beauty-blog/hydrolates-the-more-delicate-essential-oil

<--------------------------(new) BASICS ↑↑↑

*** OILS @ CHT

Essential oils are supplement to the existing medic kit.

This page lists some of the most common oils, and how to use them.


Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Leaves
Color: Clear
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top - Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil smells fresh, medicinal, woody and earthy.

    → https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/eucalyptus-oil.asp

    🐸 therapeutic properties & their appliances

+++ Loosening mucus:
    * Bronchitis; Chronic or asmatic bronchitis
+ Inhibits & dissolves mucus:
    * when mucus/ phlegm  is too sticky & accumulates
        (more via 🔗medical!)
++ Antimicrobial:
    * Antibacterial and antifungal (candida)Nose cold; Sore throat; Larynx inflamation; Sinusitis;  Flum ear infection
+ Inhibits mucosal secration:
    * Candida infections
++ Stimulates and positive effects :
    * Weak and difficult focus
+ Disinfects urinary tract:
    * Cystitis; Renal pelvis infection; Urinary tract infection; Vaginitis
+ Deodorizes air:
    * Unpleasant smells

    🐸 usage (recipes)
    * Respiratory diseases (sinusitis, bronchitis, sore throat, nose cold, ear infection) and to desinfect the air:
        Equal parts of following essential oils in spray: Eucalyptus globulus + Abies Balsamea + Cinnamomum camphora ct cineol. Spray ~10 - 15 min
    * Respiratory diseases:
        Take neutral plant based oil in palm of the hand. Add 5-6 drops of essential oil. Massage on throat / back / breast / ears etc
    * Respiratory diseases:
        Dilute 2 drops of each of the following essential oils in a bowl of hot water: Eucalyptus globulus + thymus zygis ct thymol + lavendula angustfolia + pinus sylvestris. Inhale 2-3 x / day for 1 week
    * Repiratory diseases:
        1 drop of essensial oil on coffeespoon of honey, 2/day for 1 week
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🐸 more resources
    * https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-globulus
    * ###

    🐸 cases / use log
###L: see also bellow, might need a merge


Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Plant Family: Lauraceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Leaves
Color: Clear
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Ravintsara Essential Oil smells fresh, earthy, eucalyptus-like with woody and subtle peppery notes.


    🌱 therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances
[++++] antiviral | immune stimulating:
    *Generally against viral infections; Flu;  Shingles (also around the eyes); Windpox;  Herpes; Glandular fever; Viral liver infection;  Intestinal infection
[++++] antiviral | immune stimulating || [+++] loosening mucus | expectorant || [+] antibacterial | anti-asthmatic | anti-allergic | anti-cough | antispasmodic:
    * Weak resistance;  Colds;  Sinusitis; Bronchitis; Throat; Ear; Larynx and tonsillitis; Lever; Hay fever; Gum disease; Ulcers; Asthma; Cough; Whooping cough; Cystitis and urinary tract infection; Vaginitis; White flush; Cervical dysplasia
[+++] nerve-stimulating | harmonizing | "more positive"
    Physical and mental fatigue; Frigidity; Insomnia; Nervousness;  Anxiety; High Blood Pressure; Depression 
[++] astringent | antiviral | antibacterial | antifunga:
    * Wrinkels; Stretch marks; Scars; Wounds; Skin fungus
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌱 usage (recipes)
    * Disinfects ambient air in periods of infectious diseases 
    * Strengthens immunity 
    * Strengthens in case of fatigue and soothes with nervousness-related sleep problems:
        spray 1/2h - 1h 
    * Throat / nose / ear infections, to release tight airways:
        dilute 4-5 dr eo in a bowl of hot water, 2-3 inhalations per day for 1 week, can be combined with the eo of Eucalyptus Radiata if the lower respiratory tract is affected by the flu
    * Pollen hypersensitivity:
        * put 4-5 dr on a paper handkerchief; breathe regularly
    * Viral infections (nose cold, sore throat, sinusitis, bronchitis, flu):
        dilute 4 dr eo in some vegetable oil. Can be combined with 2 dr of each of the following eo: Eucalyptus radiata var. radiata, Rosmarinus officinalis ct kamfer, Lavendula angustfolia lavender. Apply via friction on chest, upper back and soles of the feet, in the morning and in the evening
    * Skin conditions such as blistering of the lips, zona, boil:
        dilute 4 dr eo in some vegetable oil. Apply 3-4 times a day. From the first symptoms.
    * Strengthens when tired, soothes with stress and sleeping problems / viral infections: 
    * Nose cold, sore throat, sinusitis, bronchitis, flu ...:
        1-3 dr e.o,. on neutral tablet or in coffee spoon of honey, 2-3 x daily
    * Strengthens when tired and calms nervousness and sleeping problems:
        dilute 15-20 dr in a suitable emulsifier, add to the bath water
    * Harmonises the nervous system (mental tiredness, stress, nervousness):
        apply 1 dr eo straight on wrists, breath in regularily
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html


Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii
Plant Family: Poaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Grass Blades
Color: Pale Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Palmarosa Essential Oil smells fresh, floral and sweet


    🌿 therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances
[+++] broad spectre of antibacterial use | fungal-inhibiting  | antiviral | disinfects intestines and urinary-tract | antipyretic :
    * Nose cold; Throat- and tonsil-inflammation;  Sinusitis; Ear-infection;  Against viral-, bacterial- and fungal-infection of the intestines; Cystitis; Urethra infection; Vaginitis (including candida);  Cervical cancer and fallopian tube infection; Immunodeficiency; Viral blood infection
[++] nerve strengthening | reinforcing | supporting the heart | strengthening the uterus:
    * Nervousness; Stress related tiredness; Irritability; Heart muscle weakness; Facilitates with childbirth
[++] antibacterial | fungal-inhibiting | antiviral | antiseptic | drains the lymphatic system| repairs and regenerates skin | astringent:
    * Acne (staphylococcen); Skin inflammation; Skin fungus; Wounds; Fissures; Dry and wet eczema; Itchyness; Wrinkles; Oily skin; Fungal nail; Excessive transpiration
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌿 usage (recipes)
    * Fungal infections and other skin conditions (eczema, acne, ...)
    * To disinfect, regenerate or heal the skin faster
        Put neutral vegetable oil in handpalm, add 5 - 10 drops eo.  massage the affected areas, or dilute 1 drop in the day cream or lotion portion. Can be combined with 1 drop eo of rosemary CT verbenon (Rosmarinus officinalis CT verbenon
    * Urinary tract and genitalia-infections (cystitis, urethra, fallopian tube or vagina):
        Put neutral vegetable oil in handpalm, add 5 - 10 drops eo. Massage lower abdomen
    * Throat / nose / ear infections (sinusitis, ear and throat infection) + stimulation of immunity: 
        Put neutral vegetable oil in handpalm, add 5 - 10 drops eo.Massage the affected areas (the sinuses, the circumference of the ear and the throat)
    * Relaxation, stress related and neurveous fatigue:
        Put neutral vegetable oil in handpalm, add 5 - 10 drops eo. Massage solar plexus and soles of feet
    * Aromatic, relaxing and disinfecting bath:
        Dilute 15-20 dr in a suitable emulsifier. Add to bath water
    * Relaxation, stress related or irritability
    * To disinfect the ambient air and the respiratory tract
        Spray 1 / 4h to 1 / 2h  in the living room or bedroom, before bedtime.
    * Acne or skin problems:
        Mix 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil + 10 dr eo palmarosa + 5dr rose geranium + 5 dr tea tree. Apply to the face. Avoid contours of the eyes. Leave on for 10 minutes. Wipe off
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌿 more resources


Palmarosa essential oil is recommended for all skin complaints: acne, eczema, sores, cutaneous fungal infections (or gynaecological, or digestive), and erythema. Thanks to its antibacterial and antiviral properties, it is prescribed against bronchitis, rhino-pharyngitis, and ear infections. As a powerful nervous system regulator, palmarosa essential oil will help one to fight stress and get through periods of depression. To use this essential oil as a moisturiser, put a drop of organic palmarosa essential oil in your day cream: this will stabilise sebum secretion and regulate skin cell renewal. Palmarosa essential oil is suitable for all skin types, as it is very soft and the body tolerates it well.
oral consumption?
Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally. Oral administration: Take 1 drop of organic palmarosa essential oil 3 times a day. Mix with some honey or syrup, or put on a lozenge to help fight stress and depression. On the skin: Mix 2 drops of organic palmarosa essential oil and 5 drops of organic musk rose oil, and apply to help treat eczema-related complaints. By diffusion: When diffused in the atmosphere, palmarosa essential oil will pleasantly fragrance your living rooms, and will simultaneously calm feelings of irritation.


Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia / Lavandula officinalis
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Color: Clear with a Tinge of Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top/Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Lavender Essential Oil smells floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous and sometimes slightly fruity. It can be slightly camphorous.


    ☂️ therapeutic properties & their (rated) appliances

[+++] strenghtening of nerves | harmonizing | calming | soothing | antidepressants | stimulating:
   * Nervousness ; Insomnia; Sleeping disorders; Stress related fatigue; Tension headache; Migraine; Depression; Fear; Concern; Anger; Mood swings
[+++] spasmodic | relaxing muscles | analgesic | supports the heart | soothing | lowering blood pressure:
   * Muscle cramps and -contractures; Muscle pain & joint pain; Sprains; Gastrointestinal cramps; Stress related heart pain; Heartbeat (too fast); Extrasystoles; Palpitations; High bloodpressure; Reduces pain and alleviate itchiness of hemorrhoids
[++] anti-inflammatory | analgesic | disinfected and cleanses the skin | antimicrobial | skin repair | regenerates the cells || [+] disinfects urinary tract
    * Cystitis; Renal pelvis infection; Urinary tract infection; Vaginitis
[+] Deodorizes air
    * Unpleasant smells
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    ☂️ usage (recipes)
    * Respiratory diseases (sinusitis, bronchitis, sore throat, nose cold, ear infection) and to desinfect the air:
        Equal parts of following essential oils in spray: Eucalyptus globulus, Abies Balsamea, Cinnamomum camphora ct cineol. Spray ~10 - 15 min
    * Respiratory diseases:
        Take neutral plant based oil in palm of the hand. Add 5-6 drops of essential oil. Massage on throat / back / breast / ears etc
    * Respiratory diseases:
        Dilute 2 drops of each of the following essetial oils in a bowl of hot water: Eucalyptus globulus + thymus zygis ct thymol + lavendula angustfolia + pinus sylvestris. Inhale 2-3 x / day for 1 week
    * Repiratory diseases:
        1 drop of essensial oil on coffeespoon of honey. 2/day for 1 week
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

"* Repell Fleas: Dilute lavender oil (with water) on skin"
        → https://blog.publicgoods.com/what-essential-oils-kill-fleas/

    ☂️ more resources



Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Leaves
Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Tea Tree Oil smells medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy and herbaceous


    🎍 therapeutic properties & their appliances
[+++] Broadly antibacterial | especially thv. ENT, genitals, urinary tract, intestines and skin | Anti-fungal | Antiviral | Antiparasitic | Immune Stimulating
Canker sores; Mouth ulcers; Mouth and gum disease; Periodontitis; Tooth abscess; Nose cold; Throat, larynx, ear and tonsillitis; Bronchitis; Sinusitis; Infected emphysema / Skin fungus; Athlete's foot; Herpes; Shingles; Acne; Wounds; Abscess; Skin parasites (scabies, tinea); Warts/ Intestinal infections (candida, viral, bacterial) Intestinal parasites (lamblia, ascaris, ankylostoma) / Cystitis; Vaginitis (candida, trichomonas)
[++] Reduces overfilling of veins and lymphatics | Promotes venous return; Heart muscle strengthening | Warming
Varicose veins; Hemorrhoids; Venous and lymphedema; Ovarian swelling / Weak heart muscle; Weak blood circulation in the brain; Coldness
[++] Radioprotective, Skin protective
Burns due to radiotherapy (prevention/ approach) and electrocoagulation
[++] Strengthens and harmonizes the nervous system | General strengthening and stimulating
General exhaustion; Stress exhaustion; Stress depression; Fatigue; Shock from anesthesia (prevention) 
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

  * Sanitizer
  * Insect Repellent
  * Deodorant
  * Antiseptic 
  * Anti-inflammatory:
      * reduce swelling, pain, and itching of hemorrhoid

    🎍 usage (recipes)

    * To strengthen a weak resistance:
        1 to 2 dr of essential oil on a neutral tablet or in acoffee spoon of honey. To be taken 3 times a day for 1 week.
    * For good oral hygiene, for canker sores, gum disease or tooth abscess:
        dilute 3 dr essential oil in a teaspoon of honey, mix it in a glass of water and rinse the mouth.
    * To disinfect the urinary tract, in case of bladder or urinary tract infection:
        take some vegetable oil in the palm of your hand, add 3 to 4 dr e.o. to add. Massage the lower abdomen, 3 times a day, approx. 1 week
    * For athlete's foot (fungus on foot) / For yellowish or fungal nails:
        1 dr e.o. from tea tree and 1 dr e.o.of palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii var. motia) in some neutral oil. Massage in the morning and evening.
    * Disinfects and soothes throat/nose/ear infections (sinusitis, ear infection, sore throat):
        dilute 3 to 4 dr e.o. in some neutral oil. Massage in locally (sinus area/around ears/on throat or chest).
    * In case of throat/nose/ear infections, to disinfect and clear the airways:
        dilute the following essential oils in a bowl of hot water: 2 dr e.o. from tea tree + 4 dr e.o. of ravintsara (Cinnamomum camphora CT cineole) + 1 dr e.o. of Eucalyptus radiata. inhale 2 to 3 times. a week
    * To disinfect the ambient air and to protect the natural resistance of the organismstrengthen:
        Spray ¼ h to ½ h in the living areas.
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

* Hemorrhoids (and other swollen / infected bodyparts)
    "You can mix a few drops of tea tree oil with a tablespoon of castor (or jojoba / coconut / ...) oil and a teaspoon of witch hazel or aloe. After mixing this combination well, use a cotton swab to apply it to your hemorrhoids directly. You might also try adding tea tree oil directly to the warm (but not hot) water of a sitz bath."

    * [...]


Botanical Name: Pelargonium roseum
Plant Family: Geraniaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Leaves
Color: Pale Yellow/Green
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Medium 
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Rose Geranium Essential Oil smells floral, somewhat rosy and green. It is similar in aroma to Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens/Pelargonium asperum) but has a slightly more rosy fragrance.


    🌸 therapeutic properties & their appliances

[++] Astringent | Skin strengthening, -restorative, and -regenerating | Astringent | Antimicrobial (antifungal, antibacterial)
Wounds - Cuts - Fissures - Fungal and candida infections of the skin - Athlete's foot - Pityriasis versicolor - Impetigo - Stretch marks - Wrinkles - Mature skin - Crow's feet - Sagging skin - Acne - Eczema - Itching - Hives - Insect bites - Mild band woundsOral and Vaginal Candida - Uterine Fibroids
[++] Styptic
Nosebleed - Bleeding Wounds
[++] Promotes the venous return | Stimulates the lymphatic system | Astringent |  Anti-inflammatory
Hemorrhoids - Itching due to hemorrhoids - Lymphedema - Couperosis -Vein wall inflammation (support) - Cellulite - Heatstroke - Psoriasis
[++] Soothing | Calming | Harmonizes the nervous system
Nervousness - Restlessness - Stress - Anxiety - Depression - FatigueHigh Blood Pressure - Excessive Sweating
[++] Antispasmodic | Digestive Stimulating | Promotes liver and pancreatic function | Anti-fungal
Irritable bowel - Colon inflammation - Slow digestion -Stomach and duodenal ulcers - Deficient liver and biliary function - Viral hepatitis -Diabetes (support) - Weak pancreatic function - Candidiasis in the gut
[++] Mosquito repellent | Deodorizing 
Repel mosquitoes - Disturbing smells
[+] Anti-inflammatory
Muscle and joint pains - Osteoarthritis - Arthritis - Tendonitis - Sprains -nerve pains
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌸 usage (recipes)
    * For more suppleness, strength and elasticity of the skin:
        dilute 50 to 60 dr of essential oil in 100 mlsweet almond or avocado oil. Massage 2 times a day on the body and/or face.
    * To disinfect, soften and heal damaged skin (acne, eczema,itching, fungal skin, minor burns...) / To soothe sensitive muscles and joints,in rheumatic diseases: 
        dilute 50 to 60 dr of essential oil in 100 ml of sweet almond or jojoba oil. Massage the sensitive areas with it or apply it with a moist warm compress. 
    * For more suppleness, strength and elasticity of the skin / For sensitive muscles and jointsto soften:
        dilute 15 to 20 dr of essential oil in a suitable emulsifier. Add to the bath water.
    * To relax in case of stress, anxiety or nervous fatigue:
        ½ h to 1 h spray in the living areasand in the bedroom, before going to sleep.
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    * anti fleas / repellent
        → "A few drops of rose geranium oil can be applied topically to dogs’ fur to repel fleas"
            (use with a carrier oil...)

    🌸 more resources
    * [...]


Botanical Name: Jasminum grandiflorum
Plant Family: Oleaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Solvent Extracted
Plant Part Typically Used: Flowers
Color: Deep Brown with a Golden Tinge
Consistency: Medium
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Jasmine Absolute smells deep, rich, floral and exotic


    💮 therapeutic properties & their appliances

Jasmine is excellent for calming irritated, dry skin due to its antibacterial and anti-viral properties. It may also help promote youthful, radiant skin.

    💮 usage (recipes)

    Always dilute as there is a moderate risk for skin sensitization (irritation or reactions after repeated exposure) that may occur with this essential oil.
    For the safest results, do not dilute less than 0.7% or about 1 drop to every 2 tsp carrier oil. 

Siberian fir | ABIES SIBIRICA
    Bornyl acetaat, camfeen
Botanical Name: Abies sibirica
Plant Family: Pinaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Needles and Twigs
Color: Clear
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Siberian Fir Essential Oil smells beautifully coniferous, woody, clean and crisp.

    → https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/siberian-fir-oil.asp

    🎄 chemical composition / major constituents
  • Bornyl acetate
  • Camphene
  • A-Pinene
  • gamma-3-Carene
  • (+)-Limonene
  • Santene
    → https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/siberian-fir-oil.asp

    🎄 therapeutic properties & their appliances
  • Arthritis
  • Colds/Flu
  • Digestion
  • Muscle Recovery
  • Pain
  • Respiratory Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Anger
    → https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/siberian-fir-oil.asp

    🎄 usage (recipes)


Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Common Method of Extraction for Neroli Essential Oil: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Blossoms
Color: Pale Yellow to Golden
Consistency: Medium
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Neroli Essential Oil smells intensely floral, citrusy, sweet and exotic


    🍊 therapeutic properties & their appliances

[+++] Harmonizes the nervous system (balance stimulation/sedation) | Nerve-strengthening |  Soothing | Antispasmodic
Stress-based exhaustion; Mental fatigue; Insomnia; Stress-based physical complaints; Palpitations; Confusion; Anger; Restlessness; Panic; Muscle cramps; Stress-based joint pain; Stress-based shortness of breath; Spastic Cough;Tinnitus
[++] Antispasmodic; Digestive Stimulating; Stomach strengthening
Stomach Pain; Indigestion; Indigestion; Hiccups; Gastrointestinal Colic; Liver and biliary colic; Renal colic; Painful periods; Chronic liver inflammation
[+] Antibacterial | Anti-inflammatory | Regenerates and strengthens the skin | Purifying | Skin repairing | Deodorizing
Infected acne; Pimples; Boils; Scars; Fat skin
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🍊 usage (recipes)
    * Harmonizing and calming for stress, tension, nervous palpitations, insomnia:
        30 to 40 dr of essential oil in 100 ml of a neutral vegetable oil: massage into the spine, on thesolar plexus and on the soles of the feet.
    * In case of cramps of nervous origin or due to stress (stomach pain, gastro-intestinal cramps, muscle spasms...) / In case of spastic cough, to be able to breathe more freely:
        take some neutral carrier oil in the palm of your hand and add 3 dr of essential oil. Massage the affected areas.
    * For soothing joint pains, muscle contractures, tendonitis:
        dilute 30 to 40 drops of essential oil in 100 ml of a neutral vegetable oil. Massage in locally or through a moist warmapply compress. 
    * To promote relaxation and sleep, in case of stress, tension, nervous palpitations,insomnia:
        Spray ¼ h à ½ h, in the bedroom, before going to sleep.
    * Subtle aromatic and floral flavoring for desserts and pastries:
        1 dr essential oil, beforediluted in vegetable oil, in milk or in some honey. 
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🍊 more resources
    * ###

linalol, linalyl acetaat

Mediterranean Cypress | Cupressus sempervirens var. stricta
    "a"-pineen, "d" 3 careen
    10 ml
Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens
Plant Family: Cupressaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Needles
Color: Pale Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Cypress Essential Oil smells fresh, herbaceous, woody and slightly coniferous in aroma.

    🌲 therapeutic properties & their appliances
[+++] Reduces overfilling of veins and lymphatic system | Promotes blood circulation
Varicose veins - Edema of lower extremities (venous and lymphedema) -Hemorrhoids (external and internal) - Couperose - Cellulite - Fluid retention -Excessive sweating - Hot flushes - Ringing in the ears
[++] Antitussive | Disinfectant | Antibacterial | Reduces Overfillof pulmonary veins | Antispasmodic
Dry cough, Spastic cough, Whooping cough, Cough for bronchitis -Pulmonary Tuberculosis Support - Larynx - Sinusitis
[++] Reduces prostate congestion and the womb
Benign prostate enlargement - Prostate swelling - Excessive nocturnal urgency - Uterine distention and fibroma
[+] Nervous-strenghtening | Harmonizes itnervous system | Positivity
Nervousness - Stress - Tiredness - Difficulty Concentrating - Mental fatigue - Bedwetting (in children)
Stimulates liver and pancreas | Promotes intestinal peristalsis 
Weak Liver Function - Weak Exocrine Pancreatic Function - Constipation
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌲 usage (recipes)
    * To relieve heavy and tired legs:
        dilute 30 to 50 dr of essential oil in 100 ml of vegetableoil. Massage the legs from the bottom up or apply to a moist warm compress for a localapplication (varicose veins, hemorrhoids).
    * For a better urinary comfort of the mature man (prostate enlargement, nighttime urination):
        dilute the following essential oils in 100 ml of vegetable oil: 20 dr cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) + 10 dr wintergreen (Gaultheria fragrantissima) + 20 dr niaouli (Melaleuca quinquenervia ct cineol). Regularly massage the lower abdomen with 5 to 10 ml of this mixture.
    * To relieve dry, spasmodic cough or cough in bronchitis:
        put some neutral vegetable oil in the palm of your hand and add 3 dr of essential cypress oil. Massage into the chest. 
    * For more energy in case of mental fatigue:
        spray for to ½ h in the living room. 
    * To relieve dry, spasmodic cough or cough in bronchitis:
        spray 15 min in the living room orput 2 to 3 dr of essential oil on a handkerchief and inhale.
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🌲 special precautions
* Do not use in women in case of mammary gland problems. Do not use in case of tumors or high blood pressure. 


Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed/Expressed. Steam distilled Lemon Oil is also commercially available.
Plant Part Typically Used: Citrus Rind (Peel)
Color: Pale Yellow to Deep Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Lemon Essential Oil smells similar to fresh lemon rinds except that it is more concentrated.

    → https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/lemon-oil.asp

    🍋 therapeutic properties & their appliances

[+++] Disinfect the ambient air | Antibacterial | Anti-fungal | Antiviral 
Decontaminate air in rooms, hospitals, medical cabinets, crèches - Protects in periods of contagious diseases - Respiratory infections - Colds
[++] Digestive | Stomach strengthening | Stimulates and detoxifiesthe liver | Stimulates pancreatic function | Carminative 
Slow digestion - Indigestion - Nausea - Weak liver function - Migraine due to weak liver and bile duct function - Liver detoxification - Weak exocrine pancreatic function - Constipation - Gas - Overweight - Bad breath
[++] Reduces abnormal permeability of capillaries | Improves microcirculation andvenous return | Blood thinning
Atherosclerosis - Insufficient vein function, Varicose veins and venous edema -Cellulite - Hemorrhoids - Couperosis - Prevention of and support for:artery wall inflammation, thrombosis, vascular complications in hypertension and diabetes
[++] Stone dissolving
Kidney Stones - Kidney Colic
[+] Nervous | Soothing
Difficulty Concentrating - Mental Fatigue - Nervousness - Insomnia - Nightmares
    → https://docplayer.nl/108314704-Aromatherapie-uw-gebruiksgids-bio-essentiele-olien-dr-geert-verhelst.html

    🍋 usage (recipes)
    * Disinfect the ambient air, in periods of contagious diseases:
        Spray ¼ h to ½ h.
    * To strengthen the resistance during a period of epidemic diseases / In mentalfatigue and reduced concentration:
        1 dr of essential oil on a neutral tablet or ina teaspoon of honey; Take 3 days, for a week.
    * To stimulate digestion with a heavy stomach; with impaired liver or pancreatic function:
        1 to 2 dr e.o. on a neutral tablet or in a teaspoon of honey, take after meals.
    * To flavor pastries, cakes, herbal teas, cottage cheese:
        1 dr essential oil, beforediluted in a teaspoon of honey or vegetable oil.
    * For heavy legs, varicose veins and risk of vein wall inflammation / Improves blood circulation and suchcomfort and appearance of the legs:
        in 100 ml neutral vegetable oil, 25 dr of the following essentialdilute oils: lemon + cypress (Cupressus sempervirens). Massage the legs from bottom to top.

    🍋 special precautions

Photosensitizing essential oil. Do not expose yourself to the sun in the first 6 to 8 hours after use on the skin. This oil canalso irritate the skin: therefore use strongly diluted on the skin.

    pressed peel
    b.s. / s.b. limonene
    10 ml




* #Bladder infection
    "A handful of preliminary studies suggest that essential oils can treat UTIs in some cases."
    → https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321582

1. Clove oil
Preliminary studies of clove oil’s antibacterial effects are promising. A 2016 study suggests that clove oil may help to kill E. coli, particularly when the bacteria have become resistant to antibiotics.

2. Oregano oil
A 2012 studyTrusted Source found that oregano oil could slow or stop the growth of E. coli and other bacteria. The bacteria strains used in the study resisted other treatments, which means oregano oil may also kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
A 2015 study that compared the effectiveness of oregano and lavender oils found that oregano had higher antimicrobial properties, suggesting that it can fight bacteria such as E. coli.

3. Cinnamon oil
Cinnamaldehyde, the chemical that gives cinnamon its flavor, may inhibit the growth of E. coli. The oil and the spice may also help to prevent UTIs from recurring. In addition to using cinnamon oil, a person might consider adding powdered cinnamon to their diet.

4. Lavender oil
Research suggests that lavender can kill bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other sources of infections. It may also act as an antioxidant.
Research published in 2015, for example, found that lavender and oregano oils, separately and in combination, may inhibit the growth of, including E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus).

5. Herbal oils
Authors of a 2013 study propose that some herbal oils are effective against E. coli and other bacteria. These include:
  • sage oil
  • basil oil
  • rosemary oil
  • marjoram oil
  • hyssop oil

6. Eucalyptus oil
Eucalyptus oil may combat a wide range of bacteria. This makes it a good option when a person is unsure which type of bacteria is causing the infection.
A 2016 study identified compounds in eucalyptus oil that may explain its antibacterial properties. The researchers found that eucalyptus may kill or slow the growth of E. coli, S. aureus, Listeria innocua, and several other pathogens.
###L: merge with above!

7. Cumin oil
Cumin oil may help to fight E. coli and some other bacterial infections. Another study from 2016 compared the effects of cumin oil to those of chamomile and onion oils. Cumin oil killed the most bacteria.
Cumin oil became even more effective when used in combination with some antibiotics, suggesting that it may be a complementary treatment.

8. Coriander oil
The same study found that coriander oil was best able to kill a combination of S. aureus and E. coli. Coriander oil also fought bacteria resistant to multiple drugs. Like cumin oil, coriander oil was more effective when paired with antibiotics.


* almond oil


* Symphytum officinale healing cream
    100ml (opened)

* Hypericum perforatum
    plant extract
    50 ml

* Tea tree oil
    "treatment oil"

* Olbas

* Gehwol foot cremes
#medical #markets #ordering

Med nail and skin oil
Substances Caprylyl Glycol and Undecylenamide DEA provide skin management and strength support for nails damaged by fungal infections. Wheat germ oil, Panthenol, bisabolene offer a rich treatment platform for brittle nails leading to a natural silky shine. Strengthens skin around nails affected by fungal infections while it helps to improve the appearance of dry and brittle nails.

Ingredients: Wheat germ oil, panthenol, Bisabolol, Caprylyl Glycol, Undecylenamide DEA
we have this one, in Mechelen (BE) → https://www.gehwolfootcare.com/product/med-nail-and-skin-oil/

@SLO → https://www.gehwol.si

<--------------------------------------------- (new) oils @CHT ↑

*** QQQ

* How to dose? Cost/effect?

* How much ml is one drop?
I feel like I've used around 30 drops of a freshly opened palmarosa and used about a 1/6 already.
This is a 10ml container ... that would give it 180 drops = 18 drops per mililiter.
20 dropsThere are approximately 20 drops in 1 milliliter. These measurements should be considered estimates. Not all essential oil drops are equal; differences in viscosity will impact the volume of an oil that holds together in a drop
At 5€ / 10ml ... 50 cent per ml ...
Each drop = 2 cents.


* When are they poisonious?

(experience with tea trea oil headaches!)

* What if I take too much?

### how to eliminate poisons from system

* How to store?


* To what extent can they replace, or augment, traditional medicine?


* Which ones are anti-/probiotic?


* How to DIY make essential oils?


<------------------------------ (new) OPEN QUESTIONS ↑



HOUSE-related->INSECT-REPELENT HOUSE-related->ATMOSPHERIC (odor, ...) HOUSE-related->CLEANING ATMOSPHERIC (odor, ...)->unpleasant smell "Psycho" (tiredness, stress, emo, ...)->FOCUS HAIR->washing HAIR->repair "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...)->THROAT "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...)->HEAD "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...)->EAR "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...)->BELLY "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...)->NOSE THROAT->coughing THROAT->cold THROAT->inflamation THROAT->sore EAR->infection NOSE->cold NOSE->sinusitis what has to be treated?->HOUSE-related what has to be treated?->BODY-related BODY-related->"Psycho" (tiredness, stress, emo, ...) BODY-related->"Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...) BODY-related->"External" (skin, hair, nails, ...) "External" (skin, hair, nails, ...)->HAIR "External" (skin, hair, nails, ...)->NAILS "External" (skin, hair, nails, ...)->SKIN coughing->mucus NAILS->repair NAILS->strengthening insect bites->repair insect bites->anti-itching insect bites->cleaning infection->anti-itching infection->anti-septic START->what has to be treated? SKIN->insect bites SKIN->infection SKIN->normal washing SKIN->deodorant SKIN->wounds SKIN->inflamation unpleasant smell->Eucalyptus HOUSE-related HOUSE-related INSECT-REPELENT INSECT-REPELENT ATMOSPHERIC (odor, ...) ATMOSPHERIC (odor, ...) CLEANING CLEANING "Psycho" (tiredness, stress, emo, ...) "Psycho" (tiredness, stress, emo, ...) FOCUS FOCUS HAIR HAIR washing washing repair repair "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...) "Internal" (throat, head, ears, belly, ...) THROAT THROAT HEAD HEAD EAR EAR BELLY BELLY NOSE NOSE what has to be treated? what has to be treated? BODY-related BODY-related "External" (skin, hair, nails, ...) "External" (skin, hair, nails, ...) coughing coughing mucus mucus cold cold sinusitis sinusitis NAILS NAILS strengthening strengthening insect bites insect bites anti-itching anti-itching cleaning cleaning infection infection anti-septic anti-septic START START SKIN SKIN normal washing normal washing deodorant deodorant wounds wounds inflamation inflamation sore sore unpleasant smell unpleasant smell Eucalyptus Eucalyptus


* 2019/10 : Insect repellant

    Tea tree vs bed bug fear
    Bugs were never confirmed, so it was "a precaution"
    We were getting weird bites, but concluded it was:
        probably either sand flies / spiders / a lose flea
        or possibly red (poultry mites) - since the house we used to stay at had them
        too much → headaches?
        Check toxicity and sensitivity.
    also → 🔗antipest

* 2020/04 : Handwashing clothes (for smell)

    * 5 drops JASMINE into last rinse (barely covered, let rest 10 minutes)
    * 7 drops small spray (100ml) : few sprays on each item while it was drying

* 2020/06 : Ear inflammation

    L gets ear infection ...
    ... but forgot she could have ued tea tree oil
    → make better 🔗medical protocols

* 2020/07 : (META) Identification, harvesting, basics

    Santi talks about "geranium" in nature:
    D doesn't know if we have it
    ... or how it looks like
    ... or what it does
    (and page doesn't help)

* 2020/09 : Curing rash / fungal

    (jock itch)
    first mix with standard cream:
        6x palmarosa, tea tree, lavender, eucalyptus
    palmarosa direct ~6 drops:
        pleasant tingling, hot feeling
        nice smell
        definitely feeling good about it, more relaxed and less irritated
    continued (several days, with itch breaks):
        direct 70% alcohol burns
        olive oil OR jojoba + 5 palmarosa drops

* 2020/10 : Mosquito repellant

    * 5 fingers of tiger balm (has eucalyptus) to arms, neck, ankles

"i think it kind of worked"

* 2020/10 : Insect bite (Black fly / midges)

5 drops LAVENDER into nivea+edelweis cream
feels good

* 2020/11 : Dry / sun damaged skin



* lavender !

* "Geranium is wonderful for balancing skin, whether it’s dry or oily. It’s helpful for moisturizing and promoting youthful skin."

* 2021/05 : D scalp situation

Might be "scalp Eczema"? ↓↓↓

* Symptoms
Scalp eczema causes patches of skin to become red, flaky, and itchy. It can also affect other oily areas of the body, such as the face, nose, eyebrows, and eyelids.
This form of eczema can also affect the ear canal. When it does, it may result in the discharge of fluid from the ear.
Scalp eczema can cause the skin to become greasy, waxy, or even blistered. These patches of skin can become infected and will release clear fluid.
The color of the skin can change in the affected area, even after it has healed.

* Treatments
Although scalp eczema cannot be cured, medical treatment can bring relief by removing the scaly buildup and reducing itchiness.
Treatments for scalp eczema usually come in the form of a shampoo or a cream or gel to apply to the scalp.
Shampoos that are most effective against scalp eczema include those that contain one or more of the following ingredients:
  • zinc pyrithione
  • salicylic acid
  • selenium sulfide
  • ketoconazole
  • coal tar

    * Essential oils ↓
(basically look for oils with anti-inflammatory properties)

    * Tea tree
    * Geranium
    * Lavender

    ___ more
    * Frankincense
    * Myrrh
    * Helichrysum (heal broken blood vessels. Blend it with other essential oils)
    * Grapeseed
    * Roman Chamomile (exceptional anti-inflammatory properties and helps to soothe the skin while minimizing the development of dehydrated patches of skin)
    * Rose
    * Sandalwood
    * Bergamot
    * Juniper
    * Tamanu
    * Patchouli
    * Neroli
    * Thyme
    * Hyssop
    * Benzoin

    * Carrier oils↓

    * Olive oil
    * Sunflower seed oil
    * Coconut oil
        "Some people claim that coconut oil has various benefits, whether you cook with it or apply it topically."
    * Calendula oil
        "Calendula oil comes from the calendula, or marigold, flower. Some small studiesTrusted Source have shown that calendula has anti-inflammatory properties when applied to the skin and can reduce swelling and pain. There isn’t any research on calendula oil specifically for eczema, so it’s not certain that it can ease your symptoms."

    ___ more
    * Borage oil
        "Some studies have investigated the use of borage oil for soothing eczema-prone skin. Borage oil contains a fatty acid that our bodies convert to a hormone-like substance with anti-inflammatory properties."
    * Jojoba oil
        "mimics the oil moisture that the skin naturally produces, which makes it a great option for those with really dry or cracked eczema"
    * Apricot Kernel Oil 
    * Hemp Seed Oil  

    * Dietary supplements ↓

    * vitamins A, D, B
    * zinc
    * probiotics
    * omega-3
    * water

    * Other ↓

    * aloe vera
    * [...]


All via:
    * https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/essential-oils-eczema.php
    * https://www.byrdie.com/essential-oils-for-eczema
    * https://www.healthline.com/health/severe-eczema/essential-oils


"It can help to keep the scalp clean with a gentle shampoo and warm water. It is a good idea to do this after heavy work or exercise, as sweat can be a trigger in some cases."


Once triggered, scalp eczema can be made worse by a combination of otherwise normal skin properties.
Naturally occurring oil called sebum, yeast that lives on the skin, and a skin fungus called Malassezia, all play a role.
Sebum is a waxy, fatty substance that is expelled by the sebaceous glands. Too much of this can cause greasy scales to develop on the scalp. This can then cause the overgrowth of an otherwise normal skin fungus called Malassezia.
Dandruff occurs when the Malassezia fungus irritates the sebaceous glands of the scalp. This triggers the body’s immune response and causes the distinctive scaly rash.
In short, dandruff is just one symptom of scalp eczema.

    * bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
    * garlic (Allium sativum L.)
    * tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
    * thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.)

    * Apple cider vinegar rinse
    """An acidic rinse is often used to properly balance the pH level of your hair and scalp back to healthy levels. A healthy scalp pH will fight off the overgrowth of yeast and reduce dandruff symptoms. With Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) at a pH of 3.1-5 it may be too acidic. It’s important to get the combination right. A 50/50 mix of water and ACV is usually the perfect ratio to restore the proper pH of your scalp."""

2021/05 : Lies dry hair

1) heath up the oil
    you only need a small amount of liquefied oil for this treatment
        "For reference, my hair is thick and hits slightly below my shoulders and I used about 1/2 a cup of oil."

2) brush your hair, make it tangle-free
additionally, your hair should be dry for this treatment
      * It's easiest to do this in sections, so putting your hair half-up 

3) Apply the oil 
    * pour your liquefied coconut oil into a small cup or bowl 
    * simply use your hands to apply it to all the sections of your hair from the root to the ends
    * this can get messy, so doing this over a sink is your best bet for an easy clean up. 
    * after your hair is completely covered in coconut oil, it should have the look of wet hair. 
    * the best step from here is to throw your hair up into a high bun to avoid the oil getting on your clothes and furniture.

4) Keep it on overnight
    * put a plastic shower cap, plastic bag or towel over your hair OR over your pillow

5) Next morning → shampoo and cleanse!
Your hair should be drier and less oily to the touch than it did when you first applied the oil

via → https://www.hercampus.com/beauty/i-treated-my-hair-coconut-oil-im-never-going-back

* antiherpes

olbas is supposed to help
Essential oils of medicinal plants are increasingly of interest as novel drugs for antiherpetic agents, sinceherpes simplex virus (HSV) might develop resistance to commonly used antiviral drugs. The antiviral effectof Olbas®, a traditionally used complex essential oil, and of cajuput oil, a major constitutent of Olbas®,against HSV type 1 was examined. The antiviral activity of these essential oils was testedin vitroonmonkey kidney cells using a plaque reduction assay. The 50% inhibitory concentration (IC50) of Olbas®and cajuput oil for herpes simplex virus plaque formation was determined at 1.8g/ml and 7.5g/ml,respectively. At noncytotoxic concentrations of these oils, plaque formation was significantly reduced by99% for Olbas®and 66% for cajuput oil. The selectivity index of 150 for Olbas®against herpes simplex viruswas superior to a rather low selectivity index for cajuput oil. The mode of antiviral action of these essential oils was assessed by time-on-addition assays. 

2021/08 : Dog repelent

All you need to do is mix a few drops of the oil with water in a spray bottle, and mist the solution over the areas you want your dog to avoid. The essential oils that work the best as a natural dog repellent include:
  • Eucalyptus
  • Lemon
  • Cinnamon
  • Sour apple
  • Orange
  • Lemon Eucalyptus (Corymbia citriodora)
    → https://gardenandhappy.com/dog-repellent/

2021/10 D flu @KHG

steaming in a bowl with 10drops Evergreen Cipres

   10 seemed a lot at first (coughing)
   but went away very fast
   "better have less at beginning and reload"
   "also seems good & relaxing for skin and eyes..."
   add a spit-pit

2022/01 D tooth ache @KHG

* drops of Ravintsara on a cotton swab (straight, no carrier oil!)
    mainly to clean... seems to have worked

Certain essential oils possess pain-relieving qualities, including clove, nutmeg, eucalyptus, or peppermint oil. 
Use a cotton swab and dilute one of these oils, then apply it to the problem tooth and/or gum area. Repeat the process as needed. 
This can also be done with apple cider vinegar.
    → https://www.payneandboatnerdds.com/blog/2019/02/natural-ways-to-soothe-a-toothache


Other remedies we used / found:

2022/07 nivea creme + lavender EO @SLO

lots of tiger mosquitos in IHI
we treat bites with lavender oil

2022/07 Tea Tree direct on D's tooth

proven success last time, retry now...

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[!!!**] BUYING NOW

* chamomille oil
(anti-inflammation - bug bites, moisture)

* rose geranium

* [...]

ALSO ...

🔗antiticks !!!

aka neem oil

clove oil

rosemary oil

sandalwood oil
(anti inflammation, moisture)

Argan oil

Thyme & anti anxiety/depression links

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* glycerine?

* mixing with nivea?

* ... with water (won't it go bad?)

* ... pure aloe vera? 

* [...]


guide says "some vegetable oil":
    meaning olive oil?
    is the basic from the shop fine?
    "some" - how much ?

Sources & References




site has a wide catalog, reference prices, and good use cases

"The Influence of Carrier Oils on the Antimicrobial Activity and Cytotoxicity of Essential Oils"
This combination of essential oil and carrier oil not only dilutes the essential oils but also is believed to make the essential oils less toxic on the skin, slow down the evaporation rate, and increase essential oil absorption [3]. Increased absorption is achieved as carrier oils are composed of molecules which make them closely related to sebum (the skin's own natural oil)
What is remarkable, though, is that no antimicrobial antagonism was observed between any of the 1518 carrier oils: essential oil combinations investigated, validating the aroma-therapeutic use of combining carrier oils with essential oils.

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Basic medical vocab

* Infection:
    refers to the invasion and multiplication of a pathogen within the body.

* Inflammation:
    is the body's protective response against infection.

* [...]

#e2h : rethink page use patterns

BUG: TOC collisions !!!

* could include in-page search

* could generate a determination table based on situationto be treated

* assure a quick overview of which oil does what !

* [...]

[!→] PADWORK -- general guides for pages


    * do not just type-out existing books (or websites) !!!

    * rather LINK to existing knowledge,than try to make yet-another unmaintained guide:
        * Where?
        * How?
        * How to evaluate, who evaluates, the justification?

    BUILD #TACTICS = Actionable Knowledge:
        * ASK QUESTIONS (focused on DIRECT PRACTICE)
        * ... and LINK TO ANSWERS
        * link knowledge to BE CONSEQUENTIAL
        * ... find inconsistencies between sources:
            → compare & augment comparison

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missing: basic intro

    * why do they work?
    * how is medicine/science treating it?
    * are they overpriced for their effect?
    * are they risky to use?


"An essential oil is "essential" in the sense that it contains the essence of the plant's fragrance, the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived."

!!! tomerge: antiticks oils part


use protocols

1) Spray:
    * Disinfects ambient air in periods of infectious diseases 
    * Strengthens immunity 
    * Strengthens in case of fatigue and soothes with nervousness-related sleep problems:
        → spray 1/2h - 1h 

yeah, okay, but
it happened before that i got into a place and it smelled way too much of these oils
also, i had constant headaches

    * consult in advance
    * disclose every use - never use anannounced
    * make sure you don't contaminate any foodstuff / tools with them
    * make them the first suspect in cases of headaches, etc
    * [...]

Natresk / Netresk

Sok, ki ga iztisnemo iz listov netreska, lahko uporabite za pospeševanje celjenja ran, razjed, ureznin, žuljev ter pri pikih insektov in sončnih opeklinah, koristi pa lahko tudi bolnikom s putiko. Za pripravo mazila potrebujete poljubno vrsto maščobe oziroma olja, na primer olivno olje, ki mu dodajte sok, iztisnjen iz listov netreska. S tako pripravljenim mazilom nato negujte prizadeto območje, dokler ne opazite izboljšanja.

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