Did you know that virgin coconut oil makes a great carrier oil which helps to facilitate the way that your body absorbs essential oils? This article contains six different essential oils that can be mixed with coconut oil in order to give you something that is even more beneficial to your body.
The first oil that can be mixed with coconut oil is lavender. Lavender tends to have a calming effect on people. It helps to calm the nerves and it helps people go to sleep. If you’re having trouble sleeping, mix a few drops of lavender oil with coconut oil and rub it on your feet or on your chest. You’ll be surprised how quickly and easily you start to relax and feel sleepy.
The second type of oil that you can mix with coconut oil is lemon. Pure lemon oil can really help to neutralize odors and it can be used for cleaning. Probably the best use for coconut oil is if you ingest it though. Coconut oil, lemon, and honey will help to soothe a dry sore throat and help it to heal.
The third type of oil that you can mix with extra virgin coconut oil is peppermint. Peppermint oil helps to increase awareness and it helps to invigorate your lungs. Also, this makes a great bug repellent. If you mix coconut oil with peppermint oil you can use that to keep bug from biting you.
The fourth type of oil that you can mix is Melaleuca. Melaleuca in and of itself is pretty expensive. You can make it last longer if you mix it with coconut oil. It helps to heal acne, and also helps to get rid of dandruff. But one of the most important properties of Melaleuca oil is that it can be used for healing. If you have a wound, you can make an antibiotic ointment by mixing a little bit of coconut oil with Melaleuca. Then, you simply put on the affected area and cover it with a Band-Aid. This helps you to heal more naturally.
The fifth type of oil that can be mixed with coconut oil is oregano. Oregano helps to support your immune system. Oregano mixed with coconut oil can help get rid of warts, and can be a very good cleansing agent for your body. If you want to get rid of rashes or skin irritants that have been caused by bacteria or fungus, mix a couple of drops of essential oregano oil into coconut oil and then apply it to the skin for disinfecting.
The sixth and last essential oil that you can use is called frankincense. By putting a few drops of frankincense into a tablespoon of coconut oil, you can help to heal minor cuts and scrapes. Additionally, people think that frankincense can help make you more beautiful and can get rid of wrinkles. This is why it is often suggested that you mix a few drops of frankincense with coconut oil in order to make a moisturizing cream that will help get rid of wrinkles. Use with caution, because frankincense is a very hot oil when it is applied directly to your skin.