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Using essential oils for oral care
dōTERRA Geranium Hair Mask with Geranium essential oil
2 eggs 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 drops Geranium oil
1 . Mix eggs with olive oil . Add in the honey and Geranium oil and mix until creamy .
2 . Apply the mask from the roots to the ends of the hair until completely covered .
3 . Cover the hair with plastic wrap or a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes to 1 hour .
4 . Rinse with warm water and shampoo until hair is no longer sticky . Use conditioner if necessary .

Using essential oils for oral care

Whether you want a clean mouth , healthy gums , or fresh breath , essential oils can be used during your daily rituals to promote good oral health . Remember — before using essential oils on the teeth , gums , and mouth , ensure that the oil has been approved for topical and internal use , and always dilute before using on children or those with sensitivities .
Healthy gums , teeth , mouth
With cleansing , soothing , and purifying power on their side , essential oils can be used daily to promote healthy gums , teeth , and mouth . For good oral health overall , consider using any of the essential oils listed below , which are known for their ability to keep the gums , teeth , and mouth looking healthy . Any of these oils can be placed on your toothbrush , in your toothpaste , or combined with water for a mouth rinse , to provide the mouth with cleansing or soothing benefits .
Juniper Berry
Oregano *
Thyme *
* Dilute with water or toothpaste before use .