ESSENTIAL OIL OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY
NEROLI & MELISSA
Neroli is a signature oil for the Aquarius – the water bearer. The ethereal of Neroli reflects the very best of the Aquarian character. February is also a month for the Pisces – the fish; which have different signature oil called Melissa. Properties of both oils seem to work for each sign for a different purpose. Neroli and Melissa are antidepressants. They compliment each other is a blend to assist sleep difficulty and gives comfort. Blend these two with other essential oils to create more specific benefits.
Source: Davis, Astrological Aromatherapy.
- Aquarius : 3 drops Neroli, 1 drop Melissa, 1 drop Vetiver, 2 drops Mandarin in a diffuser or mix with 20 ml any carrier oil to massage the sole of your feet before bedtime. Sweet dreams, Aquarians!
- Pisces : 3 drops Neroli, 3 drops Melissa, 2 drops Jasmine, 5 drops Bergamot mix with 20 ml Jojoba. Rub this blend on your chest every morning before going out of the house to warm your heart and spirits when things are not going your way. Go Piscesians!
By Rina Poerwadi – Massage Tutor at Wellpark College
Please use essential oils responsibly and seek the advice of a qualified Aromatherapist if you have health problems or are pregnant.