A full day in the urban jungle. Meetings, phone calls, customer service reps, heavy traffic, and concrete. Lots of concrete. Longing for a taste of the outdoors, of nature, the backcountry.. of forests and wilderness.. you reach into your bag and pull out your Five Elements Essential Oils Earth Blend, putting a little on your neck or wrists, into your home or car diffuser.
In a couple of deep breaths your body relaxes as you are transported to another world.. the quiet, harmonious, balanced magic of the wild, and your cabin, grounding you deep into the moment with the strength and inspiration you need to carry on and build your dreams.
The Earth Blend
Our Earth blend is designed to promote feeling calm, centered and grounded, similar to what you would experience with a walk through a natural forest.
The following essential oils are included in our Earth blend, as well as the therapeutic uses associated with each:
The Five Elements Essential Oils Set offers many of these benefits and more.
Five Elements Essential Oils Features
Works in any diffuser, jewelry or can be placed on the skin to enjoy positive benefits throughout your day.
Easily fits in your purse or pocket.
Independently lab-tested to ensure purity and quality.
Free of pesticides.
Free of synthetics.
We partner with farmers and distillers throughout the world to source the highest quality products available.
Who are the Five Elements Essential Oils For?
Your body is a temple. The holistic path is about natural and alternative therapy for your overall well-being. Our Five Elements Essential Oils line is made for the holistic seeker. The adventurous and active spirit, who knows these experiences with the elements, and yearns to be taken back.
Surprise your partner or reward yourself with this soulful, spa-like gift set, which you can enjoy over and over again.. at home, in the car, or while you’re traveling. A natural and healthy gesture lending to a sense of greater balance, and deeper relaxation.
Who are You and How is this Product Made?
Our essential oil blending partners are health care professionals who have studied and/or are certified in clinical aromatherapy as well as other holistic therapy methods and techniques focused on providing safe and effective essential oils, blends, and lotions that support health and wellbeing for the body, mind, and spirit. All of our blends are independently tested for purity and quality, are 100% authentic and free of pesticides, synthetics, stretching or adulteration of any kind. We partner with farmers and distillers throughout the world to source the highest quality products available, just for you.
Shipping & Returns
Free standard international shipping is included in our price. 30-day money-back guarantee.
How do I use my Essential Oils?
The methods and number of drops described below are general guidelines for using essential oils for adults. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) and carrier oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
Add to Products: Essential oils can be added to pre-made, fragrance-free products to enhance their performance. Add 4-8 drops to 2 ounces of facial moisturizer; 6-30 drops to 1 ounce of lotion; 10-20 drops to 8 ounces of shampoo; 15-30 drops to 8 ounces of conditioner.
After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive-skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion or body oil directly to damp skin.
Anointing Oil: Anointing oils are used for subtle aromatherapy and subtle energy work. The act of anointing is an intentional offering of a “blessing” to another person or ourselves. Mix 1 drop of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of jojoba or fractionated coconut oil. The anointing oil is applied to different areas of the body depending on the intention.
Bath: Mix 4-8 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. (You can also add the essential oil to 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream.) Set aside. If you have muscle or joint aches, add Epsom Salt (pure magnesium sulfate), Magnesium Flakes (pure magnesium chloride) or Dead Sea salts. Fill the tub with warm water and immerse yourself. Add the essential oil mixture and swirl the water around you. Massage your skin and breathe in the aroma. Remain in the tub for 10-15 minutes.
Bath, Foot: Mix 1-3 drops of essential oil in 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. Set aside. Fill a tub (deep enough to cover your feet and ankles) with warm water. Add the essential oil mixture, stir well, and immerse your feet for 10-15 minutes.
Body Lotion: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of fragrance-free, natural moisturizing lotion. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.
Body Oil: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil, jojoba or sweet almond oil. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.
Chest Rub: Mix 5-15 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion; apply to upper chest and upper back.
Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 3-5 drops of essential oil and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring, and apply to the area in need. Dip, wring, and apply 3 more times. Leave the last compress in place for 3 minutes.
Compress, Facial: Fill the sink with warm water. Add 1-3 drops of essential oil in the water and agitate the water to mix well. Lay in a clean washcloth, wring, and apply to face, with eyes closed, holding in place for 5-10 seconds. Repeat dipping, wringing, and applying—3 times. Pat dry.
Diffusion: Follow diffuser manufacturer’s instructions to fill the air with therapeutic aroma. Easy alternatives when you don’t have a diffuser: Place 2-4 drops of essential oil on several tissues or cotton balls, place around room or on desk (caution: place cotton balls or tissues on a surface that will not be damaged by contact with essential oils) or tuck into the grate of a fan or air vent in your home or car.
Facial Oil: Mix 2-5 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier such as jojoba, calendula, or rosehip seed oil.
Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose. Pause and inhale again. (Avoid touching your nose with the tissue.)
Inhalation, Hot Water: Add 1-2 drops of essential oil in a small bowl of hot water. Keeping your eyes tightly closed, lean over the bowl and breathe in deeply yet gently, pause then exhale. Continue for 30 seconds. Inhale through your nose for respiratory or sinus conditions and through your mouth for throat issues or coughs. Repeat as desired.
Easy alternative: Heat water, pour into a mug then add a couple drops of your essential oil. Close your eyes and inhale the aroma. (Great for travel or office environment when limited supplies are available. Caution: DO NOT drink liquid. Discard water when cool and wash mug with hot soapy water to remove any essential oil residue.
Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion.
Perfume: Mix 10-20 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of jojoba or fractionated coconut oil. (Fractionated coconut oil will spritz through an atomizer, other carrier oils are too heavy to be used in an atomizer.) Apply to pulse points, such as inner wrists, behind knees, or backs of ankles.
Room Mist: Mix 30-60 drops of essential oil in 4 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting the mist into the eyes.
Skin Mist: Mix 10-40 drops of essential oil in 4 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting the mist into eyes.
Scalp Oil: Mix 12-24 drops of essential oil in 2 ounces of fractionated coconut oil or jojoba, or a blend of both. Store in a glass bottle with a cap. Use approximately 1 teaspoon to massage into your scalp at night. Shampoo in the morning.
Spot / Regional Application: Mix 1-4 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or aloe vera and apply to the area in need.
The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, to enhance the well-being of body, mind, and spirit. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)
Are Essential Oils Safe? How do I use my Oils Safely? Are Essential Oils Safe for Children?
Essential oils are concentrated, active, plant extracts; thus care and responsibility must be taken with their use.
The following are standard, recommended safety guidelines for using essential oils.
Keep essential oils out of reach of children.
Essential oils are intended for external use. (Do not take essential oils internally unless under the direction of a qualified health professional.)
Dilute essential oils in a carrier before they are applied to the skin.
Test for sensitivities. Wash and dry an area on the inside of the elbow. Apply the diluted oil, preferably cover and leave for 24 hours. If redness or irritation occurs apply a vegetable oil, then wash with soap and water.
Avoid essential oil contact with eyes, mucous membranes, and other sensitive areas.
Keep essential oils away from open flames.
Dilute essential oils in a carrier before adding them to your bath. (Essential oils do not dilute in water due to their hydrophobic nature.)
Certain essential oils, especially those from the citrus family, can cause photosensitivity, discoloration and/or irritation of the skin when exposed to ultraviolet light. These essential oils should not be used in products that remain on the skin (such as in a lotion or perfume) at least 12 hours before being in direct sunlight, using sunlamps or tanning beds.
Certain essential oils have very strong characteristics, such as Cinnamon, Oregano, Thyme ct. thymol, Wintergreen, and Clove. Use in a 1-3% dilution and for short periods of time.
Keep a carrier oil readily available when using essential oils. In case of skin irritation, apply the carrier directly to the affected area. If no carrier is available, flush area with water for 15 minutes.
Do not use essential oils rich in menthol, such as peppermint with children under 3 years of age.
Overexposure or sensitivity to an essential oil through inhalation may result in nausea, headache, emotional unease or a “spacey” feeling. Getting some fresh air and drinking water will help to ease these symptoms.
Store essential oils tightly closed in dark, glass bottles, away from heat and light.
Use only pure essential oils from plants; Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (MS) tested to ensure quality.
This material is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose or treat an illness should be done under the direction of a healthcare professional.
Precautions and Contraindications
Pregnancy and Lactation
Consult your health care professional before using essential oils during pregnancy, labor, and lactation.
The use of essential oils during pregnancy and lactation is a controversial issue in the aromatherapy field. According to most aromatherapy references, there are essential oils to be avoided. It is recommended that anyone who is pregnant or lactating and intends to use essential oils, consult with their physician and conduct their own research, using a variety of sources, to determine personal guidelines for use.
Babies and Children
Consult your health care professional before using essential oils with babies and children. It is important to ensure proper essential oil selection, dilution, and method, specific to your child. According to Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara, RN, Aromatherapist, “ A baby’s liver and kidneys are not fully functioning until after two years of age and are still developing up to the age of seven, making their ability to process and remove essential oils from the body inhibited.”
Elderly or Frail
The elderly often experience a higher incidence of health issues, changes in skin integrity, and a general increase in sensitivities. It is important to take into account medical conditions, medications and overall health when using essential oils; use in a 1-5% dilution and choose essential oils that are not contra-indicated with current health problems.
If you have serious health issues consult with your health care professional before using essential oils. If you have or have had estrogen-dependent tumors, it is recommended that you avoid phytoestrogenic essential oils such as Anise, Clary Sage, Fennel, Angelica, and Tarragon. For more information refer to the book, Clinical Aromatherapy by Jane Buckle.
Allergy Prone / Sensitive Skin
If you are allergy-prone or have sensitive skin, it is recommended that you test an essential oil before using it. Dilute essential oil to the dilution ratio of intended use. Wash and dry an area on the inside of your elbow. Apply a drop of the diluted essential oil and cover it with a strip bandage. Leave in place for twenty-four hours. Take the bandage off and assess your skin. If there is no reaction, there should not be an allergy or sensitivity to the essential oil. If there is swelling or irritation do not use the essential oil, and clean the area by applying a carrier oil and then washing with soap and water. Rinse well and pat dry.
If you are taking a homeopathic remedy, essential oils may negate its effect. Those especially indicated are Eucalyptus, Peppermint, and Rosemary.
This material is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other healthcare provider. Any attempt to diagnose or treat an illness should be done under the direction of a healthcare professional.
How do I Store my Essential Oils?
To preserve freshness and potency:
Store essential oils in glass containers
Store essential oils in a dry, dark area that is kept at a constant cool temperature.
Tightly secure all caps to limit air exposure and minimize oxidation.
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