Its antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal and healing properties make it an excellent aid in the treatment of skin problems, acne, wounds, burns, allergies, insect bites and athlete's foot.
When using an essential oil for the first time it is advisable to do a test to see if it causes an allergic reaction: mix a drop of the oil you are going to use on a coffee spoon of sweet almond oil and rub it on the elbow. If the skin reddens within 24 hours, it means that you are sensitive to the product and you should not use it.
MASSAGES - To formulate a sufficient portion for a massage, add 2 to 3 drops of essential oil for each tablespoon of vegetable oil base.
COMPRESSES - Place 5 to 10 drops of essential oil in a container with warm water; soak a towel in this mixture and apply on the affected area. Repeat to keep the area always covered and warm.
BATHS - Add 4 to 8 drops of essential oil in a bath of warm water. In case of sensitive skin, dilute the essences in a teaspoon of vegetable oil. Use 3 to 5 drops in a foot bath or immersion bath.
INHALATIONS - Add 5 to 6 drops of essential oil in a container with boiling water. Place a towel over the head and the container and inhale the steam for a few minutes. Another alternative is to put 3 to 4 drops on a tissue and smell it quickly.
AROMATIZATION - Add a few drops of essential oil to a sprinkler with water. In candle flavorings, place a tablespoon of warm water with a few drops of oil. To maintain the water level, top up with warm water.
Never use essential oil in its pure form. In order not to irritate the skin, they should always be mixed with an oily base, such as sweet almond oil. Use a small amount of any oil in any type of treatment.
If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, do not use the oils without the advice of a qualified aromatherapist.
Essential oils are flammable, are for external use and should not be ingested.
Always close the bottle caps tightly (as the oils evaporate) and store in a cool place, preserving them from direct sunlight, other light sources and radiators.
Keep essential oils out of the reach of children, as well as pets.
Essential oils are highly concentrated substances that must be handled with great responsibility. The same oil should not be used for more than three weeks. If necessary, there should be a week until a new application in order to increase the effectiveness of the treatment. The careful use of these substances is imperative, always opting for an excess of zeal and never the opposite.
WARNING: Due to supply chain disruption your parcel may take longer than usual to arrive. We expect, but cannot guarantee, that deliveries to the Iberian Peninsula will take less than 15 days since payment. For the rest of the world the situation doesn't allow us to have a forecast and we warn that for continents other than Europe it may take more than 1 month to arrive since payment. We'll change our shipping terms if the situation normalizes.
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Just Vegan sends to all countries of the world.
We welcome payments by:
* Paypal (where you can use cards like Visa and Mastercard for instance)
* Transfer from European bank account to our IBAN PT50004534544030082679374 or from a Portuguese ATM, bank account website, MBWay app, CTT or Payshop by entering entity and reference that you'll receive in the purchase confirmation email.
Payments may take 2 or 3 days to confirm.
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Just Vegan is an independent web store bringing vegan affordable goods to people and other animals all over the world.
We're always searching for products that are best for your health, less damaging for the environment and more ethical.
As an independent store we have no ties with any brands and will dynamically continue to replace products by others that are better and offer further ethical and environmental advances. This fits with our no compromise policy.
We welcome all your feedback, including warning us of any mistake or lack of information on the website and informing us of any ethical issues with a company or product we sell.
How we choose the products we sell:
* Must be vegan and as such not tested on animals
* Foods must not have hydrogenated fat or palm even if organic and RSPO certified. Although we reject palmitic acid based soaps, some personal hygiene and cosmetic products may have palm derivatives as the quantities are usually minimal and it's a difficult task to know if some ingredients are palm derived or not
Products without the "Palm free" label don't necessarily contain a palm derivative. It might be the case that we still haven't found out if any of the ingredients is derived from palm.
* Preference for organic
* Less sugars, mainly cane sugar
* Preference for social responsibility certified, like Fairtrade
* Less food miles
* Less packaging
With all these attributes being considered we take into account the opinion of our customers about the products' taste and performance.
Our location: Avenida da Ribeira, 2D - 3420-426 Tábua, Portugal