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A Beginner's Guide to Using and Applying Essential Oils

Todd Warwick

If you are new to the world of aromatherapy, you may be at a loss on how to apply essential oils. There are numerous health benefits to using essential oils, and there are many aromatherapy accessories that you can use to apply and utilise your oils.

To get the most out of your essential oils and use them to their full potential, continue reading! Let this blog post be your guide on how to use your essential oils. 

A Beginner's Guide to Using and Applying Essential Oils

1 - Inhaling Essential Oils

Inhaling and diluting essential oils is one of the best and most common ways to use them. If you are in a room with a diffuser and you feel a little stressed from work, you can use it to calm you down.

Some people use a diffuser for aromatherapy in their homes. They use them for stress relief and to get rid of the odours in their home. You can use a diffuser to help you feel better, breathe easier, and to help you relax.

If you do not have an essential oil diffuser, you can use a vaporiser or a humidifier. You can also use a room spray. A room spray can be used the same way as a room spray, except with essential oils instead.

2 - Topical Applications

Topical applications are when essential oils are applied to the skin. The most common way to use essential oils topically is by neat application. This means you apply the oil directly to your skin, undiluted.

Some people believe neat applications can irritate, but this is not the case. You can create a topical pain relief cream by using a mixture of essential oils like peppermint and tea tree oil.

If applying neat oils to your skin is not feasible, you can simply mix them with a carrier oil. This can be done with many essential oils. Some essential oils, like orange oil, should never be applied neatly. This is because they are very strong and can cause irritation. It is important to know what essential oils to use and not to use when applying them topically.

3 - Using Aromatherapy in a Diffuser

Using aromatherapy in a diffuser is one of the most popular ways to use essential oils. You can use a diffuser to get rid of odours and help you breathe better. There are many benefits to using a diffuser. One major benefit is the elimination of odours in your home.

A diffuser is an easy way to eliminate bad smells in your home. If you have an oil diffuser, you can use a few drops of your favourite oil to make your surroundings smell better. When it comes to choosing an oil diffuser, there are a few things you need to consider. For example, do you want a diffuser that runs on ultrasonic waves or heat? When trying to choose the best diffuser, you need to think about the size, setting options, and the materials you want it to be made of.


Essential oils can relieve stress, create a pleasant smell, and heal. Using essential oils is a great way to use them, but you need to be sure you are using them properly.

If you are interested in aromatherapy, come to Boswellia! If you are interested in learning more about Australian essential oils and how to use them, visit our shop today!