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Posted at 1:39 PM, Jul 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-11 13:39:54-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)- Oils can be used for many different things.  Local Entrepreneur Kymberly Keniston-Pond shows us 3 essentials oils you can use and their great benefits.

Skin Blend-Dropper Bottle

10 ml Rosehip Seed Oil (skin rejuvenation/wrinkles/firms skin)

5 ml Fractionated Coconut Oil (natural UV protection/delays wrinkles/prevents premature skin ageing)

1 drop Ylang Ylang (balances skin sebum for hydration/good for both oily & dry skin)

5 drops Orange (Sweet) (high in Vitamin C/antioxidant)

6 drops Rose Geranium (astringent/detoxifying/regenerative)

Blend together and add 10 drops of blend to 2oz Unscented Lotion.  Apply as skin moisturizer.

Bug & Tick Repellant-Spray Bottle

3 T Distilled Water

1 T Aloe Vera Gel

1 drop Clove (mosquitoes)

1 drop Spearmint (insects)

2 drops Lavender (mosquitoes/tics/chiggers/fleas/flies)

2 drops Peppermint (lice/spiders/ants)

1 drop Cedar wood (insects/bed bugs)

1 drop Lemongrass (mosquitoes/flies)

Blend together.  Shake bottle before each use.  Re-apply as needed.

Pain Relief-Roll On

15 ml Trauma Oil (anti-inflammatory/nerve pain/sciatica)

5 drops Rosemary (muscle, arthritis, rheumatism)

6 drops Juniper Berry (eliminates uric acid/gout/swollen joints)

4 drops Lavender (muscle aches, arthritis)

Blend together and apply to area of pain (muscle and/or nerve) every 15-30 minutes until pain subsides.  Re-apply when needed.