Infusions or aqueous extracts of plants and carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils for use on sensitive skin. You can make your gift basket special by including basil for sharpening concentration, getting rid of depression, and migraines. However, if you are gifting the basket to a pregnant woman, you should leave out the basil oil, because of the emmenagogue chemotypes present in it.

Author Jen O’Sullivan is well-regarded in the aromatherapy world for her online education group called The Human Body and Essential Oils. In this easy to understand reference guide, she details the French Aromatherapy method, a holistic approach that includes external and internal body usage as well as scents. This book contains 300 clear recipes to turn you into an aromatherapy goddess.
Your basket should also include cotton swabs and cotton balls. The essential oils accompanied with a brief hand-written description on the uses of each, speaks volumes for the intent. Depending on your budget, you can indulge in one, two, or an assortment of the essential oils easily available. There are a number of online resources that even sell ready gift baskets, which you can customize as per your requirements.
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Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine application involving the use of volatile liquid plant material. The extracted essential oils from plants are used as mood and health enhancers, and pain relievers. The chemical compositions of aromatherapy essential oils differ from herbal products, due to the distillation process, which extracts only the lighter phyto-molecules in the base material. Essential oils are potent with sesquiterpenes, esters, monoterpenes, hydrocarbons, and organic sulfides.
Travelling with jars of oils is now much easier, safer and convenient with this carrying case. The cotton canvas case is padded on the outside with a sturdy handle on the top, ensuring your oils stay upright and avoid leakage. Inside, the case has plastic coated, padded dividers to hold 30 of your 15ml bottles plus two larger sections each holding a further six bottles or larger items. It is the ideal gift for anyone with a large collection of oils.
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