The essential oil remedy is gaining more momentum every day– and for good reason. With so many benefits, there is no question why people are turning to this century-old practice. Here is our list of oils you should start with if you are new to using aromatherapy.
Lavender oil: a great choice for reducing imperfections in the skin, for soothing skin irritations and is a powerhouse essential oil you need in your life. This oil alone is immune boosting, along with being an antidepressant, antibacterial and antioxidant – those benefits are just the beginning.
Vetiver oil: A great aid if you are having problems getting to sleep. This oil will give you a feeling of complete calm and help you feel grounded.
Lemon oil: This oil is a powerful antiseptic, antibacterial and astringent agent, and is a great alternative to harmful everyday cleaning products. This oil is also great for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, as well as promoting circulation and can even be used as a toner.
Cinnamon oil: This anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, antioxidant infused oil can be used when you have a chest cold and also relieves muscle aches and pains.
Lemongrass oil: Containing antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, this oil can be used as a strong bug repellent, as well as for dandruff relief. Oh, and it’s great to put into a bath when you are sick.
Tea Tree oil: This Australian wonder oil can be used to kill oral bacteria for up to two weeks. It also kills the flu virus and can be even used to treat acne.
Eucalyptus oil: This super strong scented oil can be used as a fungus, bacteria, insects, mites and weed killer. This oil can also be used as a moth and bug repellant or used to clear your sinuses when you are sick.
There is a vast selection of essential oils that can be used to replace basically any product in your everyday routine. Do your research and find DIY ideas that incorporate these oils. You won't regret it and you will feel a sense of peace every day.