Aromatherapy Blend for Bruises
Helichrysum Essential Oil is a heralded as a remarkable anti-inflammatory oil, and it can be helpful in easing the discomfort and unsightliness of bruising.
Mix the Helichrysum into the carrier oil well and store in an amber or other dark colored glass bottle.
Other Anti-Inflammatory Essential Oils
When selecting and using essential oils, be sure to follow all safety precautions, research the safety and contraindications for each oil and remember that aromatherapy should not be used as a substitute for proper medical treatment.
Apply lightly to bruises 1-2 times a day. Discontinue use immediately if you experience any discomfort or irritation.
General Safety Information
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