Methods of Application

The choice of method of application of essential oils and which parts of the body the essences are directly applied to will influence the success of the treatment. Apart from the most widely used form of absorption via a diffuser which influences the subjective well-being there are numerous other forms of application including:

  • oil burner, diffuser or ceramic stone for absorption through room air
  • steam inhalation 
  • baths and sauna
  • hot and cold compresses
  • combination with healing earth (compresses, vulcanic clay body masks, facial masks)
  • combination mit carrier oils (body, massage and facial oils for the skin)
  • internal use (not recommended)