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Essential Oil Tonic Recipes

From Marlene Mitchell, for About.com

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Colors of flower reflects in the color of essential oils. As plants derive energy from the sun’s component rays which contain all the colors of a rainbow, they offer a special method of absorbing color vibrations into our system. Unlike synthetic substances, which have no vital force contained in them, essential oils are filled with living, pulsating vibrations. This is why aromatherapy, like color therapy, forms a part of vibrational medicine. Vibrational medicine is a form of medicine that uses the powerful vibrations of the electromagnetic spectrum. As I have been researching aromatherapy and color therapy for years I have learned how they both work harmoniously together and blend to create a desired effect.

To create a perfect blend of aromatherapy with the color vibration you can blend a complementary color pair such as yellow and violet, or pink and green. You can also use color as a guide to using essential oils, by mixing those with similar or complementary colors.

Orange Skin Tonic

Put 16 drops of orange essential oil and 4 drops of neroli into ½ cup/4 fl. Oz/100 ml orange flower water. Use as a cleanser, as required. Do not use if pregnant. Do not go out into the sun for at least 72 hours.

Yellow/Violet Healing Balm for Acne and Spots

Mix two drops of lemon essential oil and one drop of lavender essential oil with 6 drops of evening primrose oil. Spread onto the affected area morning and evening. Do not use if pregnant. Do not go out into the sun for at least 72 hours.

Violet Tonic for Blemished Skin

Put 12 drops of lavender into ½ cup/4 fl. Oz/100 ml of lavender water, and use to cleanse the affected area. Do not use if pregnant.

Yellow//Red Cellulite Bath Mix

Mix into 2 Tablespoons/30 ml. Of Almond Oil 2 drops of lemon and one drop of sandalwood essential oil . Add to the bath as required.
  • White – Cajeput
  • Red – Sandalwood
  • Orange – Orange, Mandarin, Cinnamon, Carrot Seed Oil, Neroli,
  • Gold – Patchouli
  • Yellow – Citronella, Lemongrass, Evening Primrose Oil, Lemon, Camphor.
  • Olive Green – Essential oils made from herbs, Himalaya Pine.
  • Emerald Green – Rosemary, Scotch Pine, Basil, Peppermint.
  • Pink – Geranium
  • Saphire Blue – Myrrh, Tea Tree, Roman Chamomile
  • Royal Blue – German Chamomile
  • Violet – Violet, Rose, Rose Geranium, Lavender, Juniper
  • Deep Magenta – Frankincense, Clary Sage

Vibrational Energy

Subtle energy is produced by our body’s energy anatomy, also referred to as our subtle anatomy. The body is surrounded by a vibrational field that is commonly referred to as the aura. The aura is an electromagnetic force field that surrounds all living things in both the animal and plant kingdom and interpenetrates the physical body. The force field shields and protects the body. Perhaps you can sometimes see a light around a person's head or you may sense somebody's mood. If so, you may be becoming aware of the human energy field that people call the Aura. The colors of the aura are a good indicator of the personality, health and spirituality.

The aura is multi-colored and flows and moves with you, changing color with your moods, feelings and spiritual condition.

Disease and illness are physical disorders which have their roots in being blocked or stuck in energy flow of the body--or in some cases, too free a flow, most often in or near vital organs. The flow is blocked, or stuck, or unbalanced, as a result of thought, which eventually works through the physical body as a pain or as an organic disturbance of some kind. This is the true nature of disease and illnesses and disorders to which humankind is prone.

The release of the healing powers within oneself depends upon this particular cleansing process which can be cleansed using aromatherapy and color therapy.

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