Nothing is worse than that intense need to scratch the large red welts that appear after you've been snacked upon by large ugly buzzards masquerading as small bugs. You can lose sleep, lose your mind, and feel like you'll lose small children in the process. Beeyoutiful's Relieve It is here to save your night and all the hours in between!
Each family has one... that person so sweet that they are literally a buffet for bugs. When we chose essential oils for this blend, we thought about exactly what our itchiest family member needed. We pulled out the big guns that all have shown benefit to irritated skin. The essential oils are carefully blended and added to Jojoba Oil, ready to bring you relief in a moment!
When we tested it on our loved ones, they were begging for more. One of our littlest woke up crying in the night, but after a few cuddles and dabs of Relieve It, they were soothed and snuggled back down for the rest of the night.
The Secrets of the Blend Explained:
Chamomile Essential Oil (chamaemelum nobile) - Known for its calming and soothing properties; bringing quick relief.
Frankincense Essential Oil (Boswellia frerana) - Frankincense has been used since ancient times and is highly prized for skin irritations.
Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia) - When soothing is needed, Lavender is usually at the top of the list. Its light floral aroma also lends to the delightful fragrance.
Tea Tree Essential Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) - Some studies have shown that Tea Tree Oil may reduce the skin reaction to bug bites. It's a hall of fame nominee in the world of essential oils from countless individuals who love its effects on bug bites.
Thyme Essential Oil (Thymus vulgaris) - Thymol is the active ingredient responsible for Thyme's antiseptic properties, which is believed to be the reason that Thyme is so soothing for bug bites.
Basil Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum) - Known for helping muscles to relax, it is thought to soothe itches and bites through this same mechanism of action.
Vetiver Essential Oil (Vetiveria zizanioides Stapf) - This oil is distilled from the roots of a perennial grass native to India. Known specifically for being an oil that promotes grounding and relaxation, it is also beneficial for calming the nervous system and promoting healing of wounds.
Helichrysum Essential Oil (Helichrysum italicum) - Due to its high content of sesquiterpenes and esters, Helichrysum has been used traditionally as a topical analgesic in skin applications. Also, it's believed to encourage regeneration and restoration of tissues.
Palmarosa Essential Oil (Cymbopogon martini) - This oil helps promote hydration, has antiseptic properties, and supports healthy wound healing, promoting skin restoration and preventing infections.
Rosewood Essential Oil (Aniba rosaeodora var. amazonica Ducke) - Containing both an analgesic and antiseptic, Rosewood's calming and soothing affects add synergy to the blend.
Spruce Essential Oil (Tsuga canadensis) - Spruce works particularly well in relation to Helichrysum to help discourage the formation of scars and promote healing.
Note: Relieve It should not be used on children under 2 years old.