How to Repair Damaged Skin with Essential Oils

We know that the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous are the three layers that our skin is composed with. The basic roles of these layers are to control body heat, evaporate moisture and defend against bacterial and fungal pollution. Environmental factors, like sun, air, cold and bug bites, chemical issues, like chemical and radiation effect, some little injuries, like cuts and scrapes, and getting older etc. some times, affect the skin layers and make them damaged. To get irritations calm, disappearing pain, reduce itching, and heal cracked or roughened skin we need to use pure and natural remedial grade essential oils so that these layers get repaired and get rid off naturally. Here are some instructions to get rid off from different skin problem using essential oils.



Face scrubs and lotions with Helichrysum essential oils

Heal injure, marks, spots and dry skin can be treated with helichrysum essential oil. It is a charming and flowery essence that holds antibacterial and antifungal virtues. Apply 1 to 2 drops on pimples or acne. Mix together 10 to 15 drops of helichrysum with 1/2 cup natural honey, 1/4 cup fractionated coconut oil and 1 cup of milk. Add the mixture to a warm bath to soothe rashes, insect bites and sunburns.

Rose oil acts as an effective insect repellent

 Calm skin irritations with rose oil. Persian rose essential oil is useful in healing wounds, cuts and ulcers and reducing inflammation. The sweet oil offers cooling and soothing relief to dry or sun damage skin. Mix 6 to 8 drops of rose essential oil with 1 oz. pomegranate oil and gently massage on irritated skin.

Lavender calms and soothes skin irritations

Prevent infection with lavender essential oil, which inhibits bacteria growth. The essential oil heals wounds, cuts and abrasions. Lavender contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. The oil is obtained by steam distillation of the fragrant flowers. Place a few drops on a bandage or surgical dressing and cover the injury. Lavender is helpful in relieving the itch and discomfort of rashes, eczema and insect bites. Mix 15 to 20 drops of pure and natural lavender essential oil with 1/2 ounce of almond oil. Gently massage on irritated skin.

Tea tree oil presents a crisp, herbaceous fragrance

 Heal skin infections with the antiseptic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antifungal and antibacterial properties of tea tree essential oil. Tea tree oil is highly valued for its tissue regenerative properties. Apply it directly to the skin to help heal boils, skin lesions, scrapes, cuts, rashes, scars, athlete’s foot, nail fungus and ringworm. Blend equal parts of thyme, lavender and tea tree oils to help heal ringworm. Apply the mixture to ringworm patches three times a day, for 10 days. Mix 2 tbsp. of cranberry carrier oil with 30 drops of tea tree oil and apply twice a day until fungus is healed. Almond, grapeseed or pumpkin oils may be a substitute for cranberry.

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