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Essential Oil Uses & Benefits of smoothies

7 Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

The most common use of essentials oil in Thailand is rather nothing else, but for aromatic purpose in spa industry which have been a remarkable service that whoever travel to Thailand must try Thai spa for once.

But that is not the only way we can use it. Essential oil have been used for thousands of years in a variety of different purposes such as, perfumes, aromatherapy, skincare, or even for medicinal purposes.

To get the most out of this its benefits, here are 7 ways of how to use essentials oils in your daily life.

1. Aromatherapy massage
Essential oil help release muscle intense and help boosting the blood circulation. Drop essentials oils for massage use 10-15 drops it.

2. Fragrances
Drop a few drops of essentials oils in the water on the top container on the burner, the heat from candle-lit will gently deliberate the scent from the boiling water mixed with essentials oils to help feel relaxed and freshened up.

3. Bathing
Use a few drops of essentials oils in the warm water and then soaked yourself in it for 10-15 minutes to get the benefit from both skin and aromatic way, this will help you soothing and getting a smoother skin.

4. Feet spa
Use 4-5 drops of essentials oil in a bucket, mixed it with warm water and gently massage them for 10 minutes to feel more relaxed after a long day of work and get your skin a little bit smoother.

5. Room sprays
Use 10 drops of essentials oils mixed together with 7 tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon of 95% alcohol, put it on a spray bottle. Spay them in any room in your house as an air freshener.

6. Pillow talk
If you have a trouble sleeping, this is a good tip for you. Put 2 or 3 drops of an essential oil which have a benefit of helping to relax and to feel calm like Ylang-ylang, rose or jasmine, to help you sleep better.

7. Body and Facial Oils
You can mixed the essentials oils with your routine body lotion but don’t put them too much or you will ended up having a greasy skin rather then moisturized and smoothed skin.  For facial skincare the recommended oils are rosehips oils and tea tree oil, you can use purely 2-3 drops or mixed it with your routine face care, but only 1 or 2 drops is recommended

The Benefits of Smoothies

Why are the healthy smoothies very popular? The smoothies can be the easy way to nourish your body, all you need is a blender, fruits or vegetable water, milk or yogurt. Here are the 5 benefits of consuming smoothies!

1. Healthy Ingredients
Sometimes it is not to easy to eat the fruits or vegetable, even we know that fruits and vegetable contain a variety of vitamins and minerals. So the fruits or vegetable will be more easy to eat and delicious by blending it with the ice, milk or yogurt. After your basic fruits and vegetables, you can add an array of the various spices, herbs, superfoods, and other health foods. The possibilities and combinations are endless.

2. Brain Boost
The vitamins help to improve the brain and the mental. Say goodbye to your brain fog!

3. Detox
We’re exposed to a thousand of human-made chemicals in everything you eat, everytime you breathe. Which leaves our body begging to detoxify. Give your digestive system a break while adding detoxifying ingredients into your body.

4. Improve Digestion
The fiber is very good in helping digestive system, let the blender chew your food and reduce the burden on your digestive system.

5. Kids Love Smoothies
Mostly kids are hate to eat healthy food especially the vegetable. But at the same time, kids love the taste of creamy of smoothies and sweetened with honey or syrup. You can hide veggies in the smoothies that they would never eat on their own.