Quick Reference Chart: How to use oils for every day emergencies

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Reference Chart: How To Use Oils For Every Day Emergencies (Dilute with carrier oil before applying)

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This is a very basic list of some of the most common ways to use essential oils. The oil blends listed are available thru Butterfly Express. Click HERE for a more in-depth, detailed A-Z guide in a searchable .pdf document . On mobile devices, the Practical Uses guide will automatically download to your device, where it can be saved for future reference.

Animal Bites


Bacterial Infection

Thyme, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Chamomile

Deeper, Pain, Birch, Wintergreen

Deliverance, Tea Tree, MelaPlus

Bladder Infection

Cedarwood, Deliverance


Geranium, Lemon, and Chamomile (1 drop each on a compress) . Blue yarrow


Lavender, Lavender & Chamomile, Geranium


Chamomile, Geranium, Lavender, Deliverance, Paine, Arnica  oil (only use Arnica Homeopathic on broken skin)

Bug Bites

Lavender, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Thyme, Peppermint, Purify (will neutralize poison), Tea Tree





Lemon or Lime (water), Purify (dishes, laundry, etc.) Sunburst (odors, household cleaning

Cough-Aspire, Eucalyptus   Head/ Sinus Congestion- Breezey   Runny Nose-Cypress   Stuffy Nose-Myrtle

Cuts & Scrapes



Lavender, Chamomile, cleanse and disinfect with Purify , Tea Tree  or MelaPlus

Chest-Aspire on chest and back   Head, Sinus-Breezey. Myrtle for stuffy nose. Eucalyptus

Aspire, on feet, back and chest. Inhalation
Mariah, if the cough is very deep, or severe


Inside Out, Peppermint – Nerves, Lavender – Viral, Tea Tree

Ear Infection

1 drop Basil or 1 drop each Lavender and Chamomile diluted in 1 t. olive oil. Soak cotton ball in mixture and fit snugly in the ear. Medical diagnosis advised.




Lavender, Chamomile, Peppermint, Geranium

Peppermint for children.  a few drops each of peppermint and eucalyptus, on bottoms of feet, chest, shoulders, back of neck. Tea Tree in bath
Always treat symptoms you have right now first. See: Fever, Cough, Congestion, etc.. Deliverance where there are aches and pains. EndoRelief-faster recovery. Deliverance on feet to fight virus

Hay Fever

Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Myrtle (stuffy nose), Cypress (runny nose)


Lavender, MyGraine, Peppermint, Deeper, Breezey, HD Herbal Tincture

Heat Exhaustion

Lavender, Eucalyptus


Peppermint , Inside Out. Revitalize for severe GERD


Thyme, Lavender, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Deliverance, MelaPlus

Insect Repellant

Away, Purify, Lemongrass, Thyme, Lavender, Peppermint , Catnip 10x stronger than Deet


Lavender, Tranquility, Chamomile, GoodNite

Itching, Summer

Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Lavender

Jet Lag

Lavender, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Peppermint, Lemongrass, Grapefruit, Energy

Motion Sickness

Peppermint , Easy Traveler, Inside Out-1 d. behind ears

Muscle Aches



Deeper, Peppermint, Warm Down, Thyme, Lavender, Eucalyptus, TendaCare

Inside Out or Easy Traveler, 1d. behind ear


Paine, Deeper


Lavender, Chamomile, Eucalyptus


Aspire (lower), Breezey (upper)  Mariah (severe)


Basil, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, LifeForce

Snake Bite

Sore Throat

Basil, Lavender 

Deliverance on outside of throat. Also, sip on marshmallow  tea from herb store to soothe while the oils fight the illness. TRT tincture as a gargle


Chamomile, Lavender, Tranquility




Deeper, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Arnica Carrier Oil-not on open wounds


Viral Infection

Clove, Deliverance

Tea Tree at first sign of illness, in bath, behind ears, neck, feet.  Deliverance-On feet, chest, behind neck, diffuse. Use during cold and flu season as prevention and to shorten duration of illness
 Information above was gathered from The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy - Valerie Worwood;Butterfly Miracles – LaRee Westover, owner of Butterfly Expressions, LLC, & Reference Guide for Essential Oils - Connie and Alan Higley. These ideas are general guidelines based on traditional uses of essential oils and are not intended to diagnose or prescribe. Please consult a physician for health problems & concerns and conditions requiring professional care.