Essential oils are organic blends extracted from bark, flower, fruit, leaf, seed or root of a plant or tree, with tremendous healing properties. Pure organic essential oils offer a healthy alternative to synthetic products on the market. Essential oils have dozens of benefits for the body and mind and can be used to help you physically, emotionally and mentally in your daily life.
For over 5,000 years, many different cultures have used these healing plant oils for a variety of health conditions, aromatherapy, personal care, healthcare practices, beauty treatments and food preparation. Research and scientific evidence are proving that essential oils can be safely and effectively used as natural medicine for amazing holistic health benefits.
Frankincense - Powerful health support for respiratory problems such as asthma, pneumonia, and bronchitis. Builds immune, digestive and nervous system, reduces inflammation, supports brain, aids in healthy cellular function.
Peppermint – Helps with respiratory infections, supports digestion, boosts energy, fever reducer, headache and muscle pain relief.
Eucalyptus – Assists with upper respirator issues and eases asthma attacks.Improves blood flow to brain. Strong insect repellent. Fever reducer.
Clove– Great for toothaches and dental issues. Antibacterial, anti-parasitic, antifungal and antioxidant protection. Helps with cold sores.
Rosemary – Helps regulate inflamation. Has antibacterial, anticancer, antioxidant qualities. Naturally thickens hair, so it’s great to add to homemade shampoos. Improves brain function and memory so it’s great to use when working, reading or studying.
Ginger –Reduces inflammation, supports joints, improves digestion and relieves nausea.
Grapefruit - Helps to flush out unwanted toxins. A natural detox agent, helps the liver cleanse the body of toxins and waste. Supports metabolism and cellulite reduction.
Lavender - Calming, stress relieving, reduces anxiety, depression and emotional stress. Helps with relaxation, improves mood and heals burns and cuts. Stops itch and burn of insect bites.
Lemon – Known for ability to detox many organs of the body, stimulates lymph drainage, and purifies skin. Great household cleaner and natural disinfectant.
Myrrh - Natural antiseptic and may prevent or reduce infections and reduce inflammation of skin cells.
Oregano- Powerful antimicrobial properties, can kill fungus and help you kick a cold fast.
Cypress - Improves circulation, reduces varicose veins, lifts confidence and can help heal broken bones.
Geranium Rose – Assists liver in detoxification process. Helps with premenstrual tension and cramps. Incredible for reducing skin inflammation and great for creating glowing skin. Add a few drops to your facial moisturizer.
Tea Tree Oil - Natural anti-bacterial, antiseptic, anti-fungal, reduces bad odors and can help stimulate the immune system. Do NOT swallow or ingest tea tree oil.
Sandalwood - Natural aphrodisiac that improves libido.
Before applying essential oils to your skin it is commonly recommended that you combine them with a carrier oil in order for better absorption. Carrier oils also allow you to cover larger surface area of your body, without needing to use so much. These are some of the top carrier oils: coconut oil, avocado oil, olive oil, almond oil, jojoba oil, flaxseed oil. Different oils can be blended together to enhance each’s energy or can be blended with a base oil to be used for massage, shower gels or body lotions.
Essential oils can be used:
Topically: essential oils are able to penetrate the skin and pass into the bloodstream and into different areas of the body for internal therapeutic benefits.
Aromatically: using a diffuser helps the large amount of blood vessels in the lungs absorb the oils and then circulate them throughout the body.
Ingestion: Essential oils can be used as a powerful form of medicine, but it should be remembered that again, essential oils are powerful. Most, not all, essential oils are safe for internal use, but a little bit goes a long way. Usually 1–2 drops are plenty mixed with water.
Personal care: Some of the best DIY recipes to use essential oils with include: shampoo, body butter, toothpaste, bug spray, lip balm and household cleaner.
Some of the best quality organic essential oils:
By adding some of the most common essential oils to your natural medicine cabinet you may:
Fight cold and flu infections and boost your immune system
Improve brain function
Boost energy levels
Relax your body and soothe sore muscles
Heal skin conditions and improve hair health
Reduce pain, relieve headaches
Promote restful sleep
Clean your home
and much more...