A scent that awakens passion (especially in men) and delivers a gentle euphoria. It encourages dreaming and promotes a restful sleep. This is a 10% dilution in a base of fractionated coconut oil.
Best ways to use Vanilla essential oil:
- Direct Palm / Nasal Inhaler: Place a drop of oil in the palm of your hand, gently rub the hands together, cup your hands around your nose and take a deep breath in through the nose. You can also add several drops to nasal inhaler and breathe in throughout the day. You can repeat multiple times though out the day.
- Diffuser: Vanilla is great to add to a diffuser to enhance desire (add ylang ylang and/or rose) and to lift the spirits (add bergamot)
- Add to a blend of oils as a base to a perfume as a fixative. Vanilla brings out the scents and makes for a nice undertone.
- Mix in a base of carrier oils as a sensual massage oil (add ylang ylang, jasmine, rose and/or sandalwood)
Other oils it blends well with:
Atlas cedar, bergamot, frankincense, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, neroli, rose, sandalwood, sweet orange, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Fun facts: Native to Mexico and central America. Vanilla was added to foods to enhance flavor during the time of the time of the Aztecs.
Cautions: Non-irritant and non-sensitizing.