The most important rule of mixing – oil cannot be used in pure form, they must be thinned with oil-bases. Before you start your experiments it is advisable to read specialized literature to find out why you use certain oils and what negative effects they have (for example if it causes allergies). Then you need to know about what oil can be mixed with each other to neutralize their effect, but rather to get a stronger therapeutic effect.
First reading of literature with the purpose of studying and remembering the properties of fragrances can seem too time consuming occupation. But after a few days you will notice that the mixing of essential oils will be stronger interesoval you.
For blending several types of oils you'll need special utensils, toothpick or any other thing suitable for mixing. So as not to contaminate the mixture, make sure that your tools are kept clean. Remember the main rule: you must first fill in oil-based and only then the essential oil. The most perfect proportion: 100 grams of oil – about 15-20 drops of essential. Before mixing, you need to wash your hands and inspect premises for the presence of foreign smells.
First learn to prepare mixtures according to the strict prescription. The creation of a new mix – this is a very creative pastime. You need to have sufficient practical experience in order to feel subtle aromas, to be able to predict their behavior over time. Incorrect change of the ratio of essential oils in the mixture can ruin the flavor.
To preserve the aroma of the resulting mixture, use the following rule, which is widely used in perfumery. This separation of all flavors on the tone: low, medium and high. Low is the most persistent aromas, average – linkage between upper and lower, and high is the flavors, which we feel in the first place.