Little Bag of Healing Trees
A satin draw string bag of 2 X 2ml bottles of 100% pure essential oils which have been used for millennia for their healing properties and the richness of their fragrance.
- Sandalwood Santalum album
- Myrrh Commiphora myrrha
Sandalwood – Santalum album
Sandalwood has been a part of the religious and spiritual traditions of India since prehistory and has been effectively used in traditional medicine for thousands of years. It is antiseptic, soothing and sedative and it has a pronounced effect on mucus membranes. Chronic chest infections, sore throats and dry coughs as well as bronchitis and asthma can benefit greatly from this oil, as well as cystitis and bladder infections. It is also helpful with sexual problems such as frigidity and impotence. On the skin, sandalwood oil relieves itching and inflammation, and is most effective in relieving dehydrated skin – making it great for anti-ageing skincare.
This relaxing oil has a harmonizing and calming effect which reduces tension and confusion. It is an uplifting oil, helpful for depression, for hectic daily lifestyles and states of fear, stress, nervous exhaustion, chronic illness and anxiety. Sandalwood is used in many different ways in the spiritual traditions of the East. It is considered beneficial for meditation and for calming and focusing the mind
GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe). It is suitable for all skin types and is non-toxic.
In a diffuser, it is used for the treatment of sleeplessness, mental strain and stress. It helps ease anxiety and tension and acts as an aphrodisiac, relieving impotence and frigidity. Diluted to 2% or less it is said to be very effective at alleviating cystitis and vaginal infections. It is also used as an aid in meditation.
Myrrh – Commiphora myrrha
Myrrh is a revitalizing oil, non-irritant/non-sensitizing and much used in incense and perfumes. It is used as an astringent and anti-wrinkle agent in creams and carrier oils. A healing antiseptic, good for mouth and throat problems, soothing to all mucus membranes and easing for chest infections. It aids poor digestion and stomach acid. It maintains healthy skin, prevents skin aging and soothes chapped or cracked skin.
It is used for diarrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence and haemorrhoids and is very good for mouth ulcers, pyorrhea, gingivitis and sore throats. It is of great help to promote menstruation and for relieving painful periods and to ease difficult labour in childbirth.
GRAS (Generally regarded as safe) but could be toxic in high dosage and should not be used in pregnancy, as it can act as a uterine stimulant.
1% – 2%
Diluted to 1% – 2% in a carrier oil for use as a mouthwash to help eliminate dental infections. Put it in a cold compress to relieve sores and wounds. Add it to creams and lotions to help relieve skin infections, such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, weeping eczema, bedsores, boils, carbuncles, and acne.
In a diffuser, Myrrh oil can be useful with bronchitis, catarrh, colds and coughs. It is also great for enhancing spirituality and is most useful when meditating, for mental strength, focus and clarity. It’s also a wonderful oil for people with feelings of apathy so great if you need some ‘get up and go’.
Dilute all oils in a suitable carrier such as Grapeseed (Vitis vinifera) or a blend of Grapeseed and Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) oil before skin application.