Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A Scent-a-Day with EdieAnne: Satin Sheets

A Scent-a-Day with EdieAnne: Satin Sheets

Sensual and earthy sandalwood perfectly paired with rich, warm vanilla.

Sandalwood is one of the oldest and most often used essential oils. Whether it’s incense in a church, scenting a massage oil or perfume blend, Sandalwood will always present a lasting memory for the wearer or recipient of its aroma. Satin Sheets...  by no refection of it's name, is a great scent for the bedroom.  Using sandalwood helps to relax the body and mind, with many ancient prayer rituals using a single drop of the oil on the third eye to bring about peace.  It’s known to have a sultry smell with an erotic quality. 
Sandalwood is a multifaceted oil that can help with many different things. People have used this oil for acne problems, depression, nervousness, insomnia and cleansing. It is also said to be a good choice for centering your mind, body and spirit, as well as acting as an aphrodisiac.Sandalwood oil is also used for treating bronchitis and laryngitis, as well as for emotional issues such as depression, and for promoting restful sleep. Some have found the essential oil to be useful for treating urinary tract infections due to its antibacterial properties.
Emotional Benefits: Promotes sensitivity, wisdom, insight, harmony, peace, serenity, unity.
Physical Benefits: Known to be helpful as an antiseptic, antidepressant, diuretic, tonic, calmative, anti-infectious, decongestant. Helpful for insomnia, nervous tension, stress. An aphrodisiac, helpful with impotence. Said to stimulate sex hormones. Purifying for urinary bladder infections.
Respiratory: Eases coughs, bronchitis,laryngitis and other throat afflictions. Use as a compress.
Muscular: Helpful with muscle spasms, sciatica, neuralgia, said to strengthen connective tissue. use in massage blend.
Cardiac and Circulatory Systems: A heart regulator, increases circulation, helpful for varicose veins.
Immune System: Stimulates the immune system, bactericidal
Digestion: Helpful for diarrhea, nausea, heartburn
*Blends well with: Black Pepper, Frankincense, Patchouli, Jasmine, Rose, Orange, Grapefruit, Mandarin, Lemon, Lavender