Seeing in front of you fluffy sunny flowers of mimosa, you always smile, remembering about spring. The same effect of lightness, joy and light mood is caused by mimosa (silver acacia) oil with its soft, invigorating scent.
Mimosa oil is an absolute (more concentrated option than regular essential oil). It is extracted by extraction using solvents from flowers and branches of the plant. The oil looks like a thick amber liquid; it has a delicate, slightly sweet floral scent with a woody note.. It is used by perfumers and cosmetologists (used in the highest-grade perfume). Oil can be purchased at the pharmacy, but you can also enjoy the aroma of mimosa and the process of its preparation at home.
there is popular recipe for making mimosa oil.
A jar with a capacity of 0.75 liters half filled with flowers and leaves of mimosa, pour on top with vegetable oil to the shoulders, and then firmly tighten the metal lid and leave for a month in a dark dry place, vigorously shaking 1 time in 2-3 days. This oil can not be filtered - the longer it is infused, the more aromatic and thicker it becomes.
Contraindications: It is advisable not to use during pregnancy.
Mimosa oil for depression and overwork
At home, the oil can be used in the oil burner as a refreshing and antimicrobial agent. The smell of mimosa has a calming effect, harmonizes, relieves nervous tension and activates the human bioenergetic aura. It relieves stress. This is an excellent natural antidepressant that relieves anxiety, helps to cope with overwork.
The oil can be used as a therapeutic perfume, applied to reflex points, and also used for massage and bathing. It is enough to add a couple of drops of mimosa oil to the bath to calm down and harmonize your inner state.
We treat insomnia and restless sleep
This healing oil gives a full sleep, so it is great for people suffering from insomnia. The recipe for a soothing bath for those who have difficulty falling asleep or sleeping restlessly includes the simultaneous use of several oils: add 2 drops of mimosa oil, 5 drops of lavender oil and 3 drops of chamomile oil to warm water. Take this bath should be about 20 minutes (no more). And then - go to a warm bed for quiet and bright dreams.
Mimosa to strengthen the immune system and the treatment of inflammatory processes
Mimosa has a tonic and analgesic effect. Its aroma strengthens the immune system, has a positive effect on the liver, gall bladder and bladder. Since mimosa oil does not apply inside, it is treatment of acute respiratory diseases, lowering the temperature and relieving sore throat You can use a decoction of the plant. His recipe is simple: 2 tbsp. spoons chopped sprigs of silver acacia pour one cup of boiling water and keep in a water bath for about half an hour. Then insist 15 minutes and strain. Hot decoction can gargle, as well as - apply it inside by 2 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day.
In addition to the beneficial effects of the aroma on the nervous system, mimosa also cleans the blood and is used to strengthen and treat the endocrine, cardiovascular and digestive systems. To this end, you can make a tincture of mimosa flowers: 2 teaspoons of flowers pour 100 g of alcohol (vodka), insist in a sealed container, and then take 2 times a day, 15-20 drops, diluted with water.
In folk medicine, alcoholic tincture of mimosa flowers is used for grinding with joint pains.
Use in cosmetics for oily and sensitive skin
Since mimosa oil is goodantiseptic, It is suitable for oily skin care. It can be applied to wounds for faster healing, it reduces inflammation and at the same time nourishes the skin, restores the skin. The healing properties of mimosa and its ability to skin regeneration used in medicine for the treatment of burns.
Mimosa oil is a wonderful cosmetic for sensitive skin, prone to allergies and irritations. It smoothes wrinkles, refreshes, tones, prolongs the youth of the skin, protects it from stress and gives velvety softness. To do this, add 1 drop of oil to the face cream (lotions, tonics, body cream).
Can cook aromatic nourishing cream on their own, at home. To do this, chop the rind 3 lemons pour one glass of boiling water, insist for 8-10 hours under tightly closed lid, then we filter. In the infusion, add the juice of 3 lemons, 1 tsp. honey, 1 tsp. Avocado oil, 2 tbsp. l sour cream (heavy cream), 3 tbsp. l camphor alcohol, half a cup of infusion of rose petals (white lily or jasmine). We mix the ingredients gradually to get an emulsion in which we drip 3 drops of aromatic oils - mimosa, rose and sandalwood. Miracle cream is ready!
Mimosa for love and protection
Mimosa is aphrodisiac. The aroma of its oil eliminates frigidity, and also facilitates the flow of premenstrual syndrome and menopause. Mimosa is used to attract love and prophetic dreams (you need to put a sprig of mimosa under the pillow). Bath with the addition of mimosa oil protects against dark forces, removes damage and the evil eye.
The use of mimosa oil in the home has a positive effect on selfish people, softens them, makes them more susceptible to the feelings of others. For a closed person, the aroma of mimosa is an invaluable help, allowing you to tune in to communicate with other people.
Mimosa is a delicate, sunny flower that is traditionally presented to women on March 8. But you can make mimosa not only an annual guest on the table, but also a constant companion for the preservation of health, beauty and love. And then harmony, which is sometimes so lacking, will come to your home!