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Blue Tansy Essential Oil

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Blue Tansy Essential Oil

by britten thompson

Blue tansy essential oil is created through the steam distillation of the herbaceous tansy flower which is native to Europe and Asia. Blue tansy essential oil has a long history of using dating all the way back to Ancient Greece when the tansy flower was cultivated for use as a powerful medicine. It was used to treat intestinal worms, issues with the digestive tract, fevers, rheumatism, and more.

In the Middle Ages, blue tansy became somewhat of a controversial plant as it was used in abortions. It was also believed to help women conceive and to prevent miscarriages from occurring.

In the 15th Century, blue tansy became part of Christian Lenten celebrations. Eating blue tansy was likened to the bitter herbs eaten by Israelites. Additionally, blue tansy had the added benefit of easing flatulence brought on by increased protein consumed as part of a common Lenten diet.

Today, blue tansy essential oil is primary used as an all-natural anti-histamine and anti-allergen. It also work to keep biting insects such as mosquitoes at bay.

BLUE TANSY ESSENTIAL OIL

Blue tansy is a great essential oil to add to your aromatherapy collection. If you would like to purchase blue tansy essential oil, The Essential Life recommend purchasing from our affiliates on Amazon. Click here to purchase your own bottle of blue tansy essential oil.

Blue tansy essential oil has a number of powerful therapeutic health benefits including:

Treat of hay fever and allergies with blue tansy essential oil

When you find yourself struggling with itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose and all the other hallmarks of hay fever and seasonal allergies, blend 7-10 drops of blue tansy essential oil into one tablespoon of your favourite carrier oil and massage the mixture into the bottoms of your feet before bed at night.

Ease sunburn and skin irritation with blue tansy essential oil

Blue tansy essential oil works as an effective treatment for a number of skin conditions including: psoriasis, eczema, rashes and acne. When you’ve spent a little bit too much time out in the sun, blue tansy essential oil also helps to speed up the healing process and ease discomfort. To effectively relief skin irritation and discomfort, blend 4-5 drops of blue tansy and helichrysum essential oils into one tablespoon of your favourite carrier oil and massage the mixture into the affected area as needed throughout the day.

Help to ease asthma symptoms with blue tansy essential oil

Blue tansy essential oil can be used to lessons symptoms associated with asthma. If you suffer from asthma, blend 4-5 drops of blue tansy, eucalyptus and peppermint essential oils into one tablespoon of your favourite carrier oil and apply the mixture to your chest. You can also diffuse blue tansy essential oil in an ultrasonic aromatherapy diffuser to help loosen constricted airways. Please note, however, blue tansy essential oil is meant to augment medical treatment, it does not replace the invaluable advice of medical practitioners and professionals.

Treat indigestion with blue tansy essential oil

When massaged into the abdomen, blue tansy essential oil helps to reduce stomach upset and to treat indigestion. To apply, mix 4-6 drops of blue tansy essential oil with one tablespoon of your favourite carrier oil.

Keep bugs at bay with blue tansy essential oil

Blue tansy essential oil can be used to create an all-natural insect repellent. Blend 10 drops each of blue tansy, lavender and lemon grass into a 30ml spry bottle and dilute with the hydrosol of your choice. Apply the mixture before heading out into the outdoors.

This mixture can also be used to stop the itching and discomfort associated with insect bites.

Bring about emotional balance and banish uncertainty with blue tansy essential oil

In moments when you are feeling uncertain, insecure or out of balance, diffusing blue tansy essential oil in your aromatherapy diffuser will help. If you find yourself out and about without access to your aromatherapy diffuser, place a single drop of blue tansy essential oil in the palm of your hand, massage your palms together and then cup your hands around your nose and mouth and inhales ten deep, slow breaths.

Repeat this until you feel more centred, grounded and sure of yourself.


 
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BLENDING WITH Blue tansy ESSENTIAL OIL

Blue tansy has a floral aroma and blends well with clary sage, coriander, helichrysum, patchouli, petitgrain and wintergreen essential oils.

What is your favourite blue tansy essential oil recipe? Share your favourite recipe here and we’ll feature you on The Essential Life Blog.

WHERE TO BUY blue tansy ESSENTIAL OIL

Blue tansy essential oil can be a difficult one to find. If you want to add this powerhouse of an oil to your aromatherapy collection, The Essential Life recommends purchasing it from our affiliates on Amazon. Click here to buy your bottle of blue tansy essential oil.