Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans), Geranium (pelargonium x asperum), Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
Children? Suitable is you follow Valerie Worwoods 3% dilution.
Pregnancy? Suitable is you follow Valerie Worwoods 3% dilution.
Drugs that May Induce Raynaud's by Jack Cush MD
Raynaud’s #2 by Valerie Worwood
Black Pepper 10 drops
Geranium 10 drops
Nutmeg 10 drops
Carrier oil 2 TB
Application Suggestions (See Essential Oil Usage) and dilution chart):
Bathe twice daily, morning and evening, using 6-8 drops of the blend blended first with bath salts or a suitable carrier to disperse the essential oil. The water should be hot yet comfortable. While in the bath, massage your fingers and toes.
Dilute to 3-6% and apply over your whole body except face. If possible, have someone massage this into your back. Give special attention to fingers and toes. The blends can be used topically and/or in a bath.
The blend is helpful when having an “attack” - use as often as desired.
Use Blend 1 for two weeks, then switch to Blend 2. Alternate like this until no longer needed.
Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas. Essential oils are both lipophilic and hydrophobic. Lipophilic means they are attracted to fat— like the membranes of your eyes and skin. They are also hydrophobic, meaning they do not like water. Flushing with water will only send the essential oil back to the eye's membranes. Applying a carrier oil will create another fat for the essential oil to be attracted to other than the membranes of the eyes or skin. Tisserand suggests: "With essential oils, fatty oil has been suggested as an appropriate first aid treatment, though the advantage of saline [eyewash] is that the eyes can be continually flushed, and this is less easy with fatty oil." We’ve not known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your health care provider.
Worwood, Valerie Ann; Worwood, Valerie Ann (2012-08-23). The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Over 600 Natural, Non-Toxic and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health —Beauty —a Safe Home Environment (Kindle Location 8164). New World Library. Kindle Edition.