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By Derek Cowles
Essential oils can be broadly grouped in three categories, according to their general effects. There are those oils that are relaxing and calming, those that are stimulating, and those with a therapeutic effect. Herbs fall into three categories. Should you want an essential oil that will have a relaxing effect, at the same time dealing with a backache, will lead you to oils such as Juniper, Ambrette seed, Lavender and Laurel.
For instance, should you want to know more about treating burns, the nature of burns, and how essential oils can be used to treat them: burns can be treated with lavender and tea-tree oils, both of which can be applied undiluted. Do follow all information on diluting, combining and mixing the different essential oils, check guidelines before launching into your treatment as it is very important that essential oils are used in the right way, as some can be toxic if they are misused.
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