You can download here a aromatherapy essential oil reference chart for details on the application and uses of the most common essential oils.
Here is another quick reference chart that is available from DoTerra:
These charts are easy to use and convey the information very simply.
There are three ways to use essential oils. However, essential oils are made differently, so they must be applied in a certain way, both for their therapeutic effect and/or safety reasons. Also if you have skin sensitivity ensure you apply the oil to a small area of skin first.
Essential oils can be applied in these three ways:
- Aromatic (aromatherapy essential oil diffuser)
- Topical (directly onto the skin, compress, massage, tissue)
- Internal (ingested)