Essential Oil for August
Lavender ~ August Essential Oil of the month.
Virgo runs from 24th August to 23rd September.
Virgo means a young woman; originally associated with mother-goddesses, suppliers of food and nurture. Not a surprise if Virgo is also associated with the sign of service and work as well as health and healing.
Virgoans are highly organized people, precise with strong attention to details manner. They work long hours. Many Virgoans are chronic worries and extra liable to stress, therefore, to help them re-establish their strength, it is important for Virgoans to be nurtured by others in return for their generosity to give.
Lavender is a perfect signature oil for Virgoans. It is calming, soothing, antidepressant and promoting restful sleep and nurture.
August Lavender Blends
Rest and Relax
- Regular massage is beneficial for Virgoans to give back to themselves. Make this blend by mixing 20 or 30 ml sweet almond oil with 4 drop of Melissa, 4 drops of Lavender and 2 drops of Petitgrain. This blend will make Virgoan feels supported and cared for.
I love myself
- Another massage blend for Virgoan. Blend 3 drops Rose, 3 drops Neroli and 4drops Lavender. Virgoans needs to give back to themselves, they care too much for others, sometimes they neglect their own creative and intellectual activities especially when they need to choose between their family or loved ones.
By Rina Poerwadi – Massage Tutor and Aromatherapist. Learn more about blending on the Diploma of Wellness and Relaxation Massage
Davis,P.(2002). Astrology aromatherapy. The C.W Daniel Company Limited.
Please seek the advice of a qualified massage therapist before using essential oils on the skin if you are pregnant or in poor health.