Posts Tagged ‘acne’

Tea Tree

Tea Tree has won a reputation as a “cure all” because of its powerful antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. It is the first suggestion for athlete’s foot, nail viruses and other fungal infections. It’s also used in anti-acne remedies, and in diffusers to combat flu and other viral infections. It is often recommended as the…

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Sandalwood

This rich and sweet-scented oil is known to aid meditation and as an aphrodisiac. Emotionally, it relaxes stress, soothes irritation, and lifts depression. Sandalwood acts as a tonic to the immune system. It balances both dry and oily skin, is useful in treating acne and skin rashes.

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Rosemary

Fresh and stimulating, rosemary is known for its ability to wake up the body and spirit. In a massage oil it can stimulate circulation, and is often used in blends for cellulite and edema. It is also a useful component in blends to ease muscular and joint pain. In cosmetics and soaps, it is believed…

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Patchouli

Patchouli is an effective anti-inflammatory for the skin, helpful in healing cracked or inflamed skin, acne, dermatitis and eczema. It is said to tone and tighten the skin, and is used in many anti-wrinkle blends. At the same time, it helps regulate oily skin and dandruff. It is an excellent base note for perfume blends…

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