Every one of us experience stress and anxiety in our day to day lives and some days it gets really hard to manage than the other days. Needless to say, relaxing your mind can feel like a never-ending battle. The percentage of people who suffer from stress and anxiety on a daily basis is alarmingly high. People don’t always get the help they need, and the results are illness both physical and mental.
Costus is an herb that has a thick tapering root and numerous black flowers. This oil can be used for drawing notes in Oriental type perfumes. Costus Esssential Oil is extracted from herbs of Costus. It is used in a wide range of cosmetic products as it has several skin benefits. The oil extracted out of it is used in making medicines. It is used in treating infections caused by worms. Chemicals in costus oil help in preventing the airways from narrowing and this effect lowers blood pressure. It is used for treating cough, gas, asthma and severe intestinal diseases like cholera and dysentery. Also, it is used as a tonic and to stimulate digestion. It is used as a flavoring component in foods and beverages. It is also used as a fixative and fragrance in cosmetics.
- Combine with Roman Chamomile and add to bath water for a stress-relieving bath.
- Add to shampoo or hair conditioner to promote healthy hair and scalp.
- Add to a carrier oil and use for a message for healthy looking skin.
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops in the desired area. To reduce the sensitivity of the skin, use it with coconut oil.
Do not forget to dilute with a carrier oil. Do not ingest. Avoid direct application on the skin. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, internal ear, and sensitive areas.
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Vetiver which is also known as khus is a multipurpose grass that is native to parts of the Indian subcontinent. Vetiver essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of its roots. It provides a heavy, earthy aroma. Its unique and exotic aroma helps to ground emotions. It has cooling properties which makes it an ideal essential oil to use in the scorching heat of summers.