Day 28 – Hawaiian Sandalwood

Hawaiian Sandalwood has long been used to calm the mood and the senses and promote a general feeling of calmness and wellbeing. Sourced from Hawaii, doTERRA’s Hawaiian Sandalwood has a rich, woody, sweet aroma that is perfect for massages and aromatherapy. It is also extremely nourishing for the skin and can be used to help clear acne and other blemishes or even to reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.

For a calm and relaxing nights sleep, try rubbing Hawaiian Sandalwood into your neck and shoulders or diffusing it into the room. This oil can also be added to your bath, just a few drops will do, or to your doTERRA Hand and Body Lotion for some extra soothing.

Below are some wonderful recipes and blends recommended by Dr. Susan Lawton, they were all so good, I couldn’t leave any of them out. This is another one of my top favorite oils!

Relief of Obsessive Over Thinking: 1 Tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 5 drops, Vetiver 3 drops; gently blend and apply behind the ears and on wrists and expect to feel creative process reignite.

Relief of Over-Analytical & Detached Thinking: 1 Tablespoon of Fractionated Coconut oil, Sandalwood 3 drops, Geranium 4 drops, Patchouli 1 drop; gently blend and apply to bones behind the ears and on the sternum with an expectation of being able to accept simple solutions to situations and move on…

PTSD Relief: 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 3 drops, Melissa 1 drop, Wild Orange 1, Frankincense 2 drops; gently blend and pour into hands of victim and have them rub hands together for warmth and apply to back of neck and inhale deeply several times so we can bring them into the present moment and collect their scatteredness into the moment so they might communicate their intentions.

Relief of Nervous Exhaustion: 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil, Sandalwood 3 drops, Geranium 2 drops, Rose Oil 1 drop; gently blend and apply to bones behind the ears on the sternum and on the bottoms of feet, then rub hands together and inhale deeply and allow restful sleep to come (Use Serenity on wrists and forearms if sleep is still elusive)…

iliahi-sandalwood-aiea-ridgeSpritz for Shingles Issues: Sandalwood 4 drops, Melissa 2 drops, Geranium 2 drops, Lavender 3 drops, Helichrysum 2 drops; gently combine in small spritzer and mist over area and let soak in — applying with fingers or rubbing into tissues is less effective we want the layers of skin to work perfectly so just spritz and enjoy recovery.

Burning Cystitis: Sandalwood 5 drops, Melaleuca 4 drops, Geranium 3 drops, Lavender 3 drops; gently mix and apply to burning area, also apply to lower abdomen and lower back. Drink lots of water and organic Cranberry juice…no soda, white sugar.

Cystitis: 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 3 drops, Patchouli 2 drops, Wild Orange 3, Grapefruit 2 drops, Roman Chamomile 2 drops, Frankincense 2 drops; gently blend and apply to lower abdomen, lower back three times a day.

Relaxing Personal Fragrance: 1 Tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 4 drops, Melissa 3 drops, Geranium 2 drops, Ylang Ylang 2 drops, Clary Sage 1 drop, Vetiver 1 drop; gently blend and apply to back of neck and on sternum and breathe deeply often.
Calming Anti-Depression Massage Oil: 1 Tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 4 drops, Roman Chamomile 2 drops, Cypress 2 drops, Rose 1 drop, Ylang Ylang 1 drop; gently blend and apply and wear all day long and inhale.

Tension-Tamer Personal Blend: 1 Teaspoon Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 3 drops, Wild Orange 2 drops, Basil 2 drops, Frankincense 2 drops, Valerian 1 drop, Ylang Ylang 1 drop; gently blend and inhale deeply; apply to back of neck.

Fear-Less Personal Blend: 1 Teaspoon Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sandalwood 4 drops, Coriander 2 drops, Ginger 1 drop, Wild Orange 1 drop; gently mix oils together and inhale deeply from hands rubbed together with oil blend on them and then apply to the back of the neck, bones behind the ears and expect a new batch of Courage to show up and lead the way.
Earache Compress: 1 Quart Hot Water, 1/4 teaspoon Epsom Salts, Sandalwood 2 drops, Roman Chamomile 2 drops, Basil 1 drop, Lavender 1 drop; mix oils into Epsom Salts and add to hot water, soak fresh clean cotton cloth in water, ring out mostly, and apply it to your ear for fifteen minutes, repeat as necessary, nothing in the ear canal itself please.

Meditation Diffuser Blend: Sandalwood 2 drops, Frankincense 4 drops, Elevation Blend 9 drops; gently mix and pour 5-7 drops into Lotus diffuser. Clears mind and allows heartfelt intention for Peace and Harmony to speak loudest.

Memory Jogger Diffuser Blend: Sandalwood 4 drops, Geranium 3 drops, Lemon 2 drops, Frankincense 2 drops, White Fir 2 drops; gently blend and put 5-7 drops into Lotus Diffuser.
Diffuser Blend for Hyperactivity: Sandalwood 12 drops, Lavender 16 drops, Roman Chamomile 14 drops, White Fir 12 drops, Clary Sage 6 drops, Thyme 6 drops, Coriander 5 drops; gently combine and put 5-7 drops into Lotus Diffuser.

Sweet Slumber Personal Blend: Sandalwood 7 drops, Wild Orange 3 drops, Ylang Ylang 3 drops, Coriander 2 drops, and Vetiver 2 drops; gently mix and
apply to wrists prior to sleep time. Reapply during the night if wake you up.
Prostate Enlarged Relief Bath: 1/2 cup Epsom Salts, Sandalwood 2 drops, White Fir 1 drop, Cypress Oil 2 drops; gently mix oils into Epsom Salts and add to bath water, sit Hip-Deep in the water for five to fifteen minutes. Alternate between using hot and cold water, use daily for 2 weeks even if pressure starts to retreat. Follow up with Helichrysum/Patchouli rub for special area.

Sources: dōTERRA® the blog; everythingessential.me

NOTE: The advice shared in this document has not been evaluated by the FDA. The products and methods recommended are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical help. Kindly understand that essential oils work to help bring the body into balance – thus helping the body’s natural defenses to restore homeostasis. Essential oils are not used to “treat” medical problems. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any dōTERRA product.

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