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Age Spots

Age Spots Essential Oil Usage

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There are a number of problems that can occur in the skin system.  On this webpage we will address a variety of relatively minor problems.  Other, more significant problems are addressed on separate pages and links to these are at the top of this page.  Here we will address and report peoples' experiences with a set of problems we have called skin blemishes or cosmetic problems.  These include:

• Age Spots (liver spots)

• Bags Under Eyes (dark circles)

• Chapped Skin (dry skin)

• Cracked Heels(heel fissures)

• Flabby Skin, Itchy Skin, Moles

• Oily Skin

• Skin Tags

• Stretch Marks

• Sun Spots

• Wrinkles.

Skin blemishes can come from natural aging, excesses in food or sun exposure, body stress during pregnancy, or a variety of other causes.  Essential oils are wonderful tools to help with skin problems.  Evidence of this is the number of commercial skin products that claim to include the benefits of natures products.  The problem is that in most commercial products they are using commercial grade plant derivatives and not pure therapeutic grade essential oils. But, this is good proof that essential oils have properties that can be very helpful with a variety of skin problems.

First, remember that basic skin hygiene and maintenance can lay the foundation for healthy skin.  The doTERRA company has developed a set of basic skin care products based on CPTG (certified pure therapeutic grade) essential oils and these or similar products should be used as the first line of defense for good skin care.  Click here to see a description of these skin care products.

Age Spots Suggested Oil Usage

Oils & Blends:  Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Peppermint, Sandalwood, Slim & Sassy, Ylang Ylang

Essential oils based products: ClearSkin, GX Assist, Immortelle, Life Long Vitality supplements, PB Assist, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Zendocrine

Also consider: Serenity, Roman Chamomile

Suggested protocols:

Age Spots (liver spots):

·    Cleanse the liver using Zendocrine cleanse as recommended.

·   Equal parts Frankincense, Lavender, and Myrrh with Extra Virgin Coconut Oil applied topically daily.

Bags Under Eyes (Dark Circles)

·    Be aware there are different root causes for the puffy or darkness under your eyes.  Look for the root cause such as water retention, lack of sleep, not enough exercise and deal with it directly.

·   Cypress oils is a powerful astringent and Frankincense, Geranium, Myrrh, and Sandalwood have helped some.  Any of these oils with virgin coconut oil at night and neat in the mornings.

·    The doTerra skin products Anti-Aging Moisturizer and Tightening Serum both have many of these oils pre-formulated to improve the tone and appearance of your skin.

Chapped Skin (dry skin):

·    Consider the root cause.  If it is dietary regain balanced nutrition by using the Life Long Vitality supplements.

·   Apply topically to the areas Myrrh essential oil (undiluted) and/or make a lotion of Virgin Coconut Oil with 2-5% Myrrh essential oil (One ounce of carrier with 12 to 30 drops of Myrrh.)

·   Also see Eczema for extreme situations

Dry cracked heels (heel fissures):

·    Apply 2 -3 drops of Peppermint topically on the area in the morning and in the evening more Peppermint with VCO and cover with socks. Be consistent and patient.

·   Also consider the following lotion applied every morning and night.

·   10 drops Geranium

·   10 drops Melaleuca

·   10 drops Peppermint

·   blended with 1 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Coconut Oils

Flabby Skin:

·    Massage the local area with the following blend.

·   2 ounces carrier oil, 1 ounce wheat germ oil, 36-72 drops Lavender or Slim & Sassy (2-4%)

Itchy Skin:

·   Apply 2 -3 drops of Lavender or Peppermint to the area (dilute with a carrier oil for larger areas or sensitive skin).

·   Apply Frankincense or On Guard to more severe spots.

Some suggest this can be internal toxins, nutrition or stress connected:

·    Cleanse using GX Assist and PB Assist cleanse as recommended.

·    Limit to a vegan diet and complement with green smoothies.

·   Use the AromaTouch Technique daily or at a minimum weekly for relaxation.

Moles:

·    Apply 1 drop of Frankincense topically directly to the mole.

·   Caution: If mole is changing in shape, size, or color rapidly seek a professional opinion on the type of mole it is and what procedures should be followed.

Oily Skin:

·    DoTerra makes a skin cleanser (doTERRA Facial Cleanser) with Melaleuca and Peppermint essential oils that freshens the skin.

·   Similar cleanser can be made using coconut oil with 2-5% Lemon essential oil.  One ounce of carrier with 12 to 30 drops of Lemon.

Skin Tags (can be from skin to skin rubbing, some are viral):

·    Cleanse using GX Assist and PB Assist cleanse as recommended.

·   Apply Frankincense 2 or 3 times daily till gone. Also Clear Skin blend is effective.

Stretch Marks:

·    DoTERRA makes a moisturizing skin lotion (doTERRA Anti-Aging Moisturizer) with Lavender, Jasmine, Geranium, and Frankincense essential oils that is prepared and ready to go.

·   To prepare your own lotion consider: Virgin Coconut Oil as a carrier, add Lavender, Frankincense, Geranium, and Helichrysum.  Start with 2% of each oil, that is 12 drops of oil for each ounce of carrier.

Sun Spots:

·    Those caused by fungus (tinea versicolor) use topical application of ClearSkin blend or other antifungal oils.  May require weeks of application.

·   Those caused by excessive sun exposure are the same as Age Spots discussed above.

Wrinkles:

Use the DoTerra combination of a:

·     The moisturizing skin lotion (doTERRA Anti-Aging Moisturizer) with Lavender, Jasmine, Geranium, and Frankincense essential oils

·   Combined with their tightening serum (doTERRA Tightening Serum) with Frankincense, Sandalwood, and Myrrh.

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