Why Essential Oils?
Essential oils are a gift from God.
Our hearts ought to be filled with gratitude because of the abundant blessings God has given us through these natural compounds. Essential oils are another means by which He, our Heavenly Father, cares for and nourishes us, His children. Like fresh water and good food we have yet another source of well-being not to be taken for granted.
What Are Essential Oils?
When you have enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve encountered the aromatic benefits of essential oils. Nature produces these, volatile compounds in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Plants are protected form environmental threats by essential oils and they assist in plant pollination. In addition to the intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful aroma to people, essential oils have since biblical times been used in food preparation, beauty treatments, and health-care practices. God himself planted the garden from which all of life support was to grow froth. Essential oils anchor us to the primordial science of plants and modern science is proving their validity and worth for us.
How Do I Use Essential Oils?
Essential oils are used for a plethora of emotional and physical wellness scenarios. They can be used alone as single oils or together in complex blends. Consider having a carrier oil (olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil, etc.) on hand at all times to dilute and prolong essential oil applications as well as to protect and sooth skin tissues that come in contact with essential oils. See our Q and A page for more details about oils and our recommended practices.
THREE METHODS OF USE
Diffusing certain essential oils can be stimulating, while others can be calming. Diffusing ideal for cleansing and purify the air and addressing respiratory needs.
Essential oils are absorbed by the skin and can safely be applied topically for localized support, for cooling sensations or for transdermal support to the body.
Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.
Essential oils are exciting and promising! However, they are potent and powerful, too. They should be respected and navigated with care and learning. Whether you apply essential oils topically, enjoy them aromatically, or take essential oils internally, many positive outcomes await you . . . with aromaRosary™ you will see even a deeper connection that can help you in your efforts to build culture, virtue and a spiritual heritage that will not fade.
That’s why you’ll want to ensure that the essential oils you are using are capable of delivering on their promise. You’ll want to make sure that you are choosing essential oils for their potency and their purity and that you know how to use them safely and responsibly. Let us help you navigate the "sea of essential oil uncertainty" and offer you education and support so that you can begin to make "scents" of it all.
See our Q and A page for more details about oils and our recommended practices.
Learn and share with your Catholic community. If you’re interested in teaching a class about the Rosary and essential oils, this tool will be perfect to help you do just that! We have compiled the basic information about natural solutions for Catholic families in this 4 page handout. There’s extensive research behind essential oils now and we are proud to empower you with a simple but thorough way to spread the message!