Essential Oil Recipe That Helps Support Skin Troubled with Acne or Blemishes
This easy-to-make blend blend can help support skin that is troubled with acne and blemishes. Although Tea Tree Essential Oil can smell a bit medicinal, the Lavender Oil helps to balance the aroma and can soothe the skin.
Everyone is different, so essential oil recipes aren't always effective for everyone. Use this blends as a source of inspiration for finding the essential oils and blends that work best for you.
When selecting and using essential oils, be sure to follow all safety precautions and remember that aromatherapy should not be used as a substitute for proper medical treatment.
- 1 fl. ounce Jojoba or Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 6 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- 5 drops Tea Tree or New Zealand Tea Tree (Manuka) Essential Oil
- 1 drop Geranium Essential Oil
Pour the selected carrier oil into a very clean bottle (amber glass is best) and then add the essential oils and tightly close the bottle. Although bottles with rubber dropper tops should not be used to store undiluted essential oils, it is okay to store this recipe in a bottle with dropper top.Roll the bottle to gently mix the oils.
- Apply a tiny amount to the face, neck or back, but be certain to avoid the eyes, lips, nostrils and inside the ears.
- Use up to twice daily.
- Immediately discontinue use if you notice any discomfort or irritation.
AromaWeb's Facial Toner Recipe can also be helpful in supporting healthy skin.
General Safety Information
These recipes are offered for educational purposes only. Before using any essential oil, carefully read AromaWeb's Essential Oil Safety Information page. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. For general dilution information, read AromaWeb's Guide to Diluting Essential Oils. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.