Human beings have used over a dozen essential oils over centuries. Not only are they effective in calming the mind, they are also great in relieving pain and treating several sicknesses.
The body absorbs natural substances like the natural oils and metabolizes them with ease. They are able to travel to the body organs without attaching to body tissues. Here are seven most popular healing essential oils.
Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils. Apart from its great scent, it can be used to speed up the healing from stings, bites and cuts. You do not have to use carrier oil. You can apply it directly to the affected part.
2. Peppermint oil
Peppermint is used in cold relieving medicine to cool you off. It is also effective in in dealing with stomach problems as well as motion sickness. You can mix it with lavender oil and apply it on your temples to relieve migraines and headaches.
3. Eucalyptus oil
Eucalyptus oil is strong antispasmodic, antiviral, and antibacterial oil. You can use it by putting a few drops to a vaporizer or in a basin of steaming water. It clears and disinfects the lungs and nasal passages. You can also apply it in your cloth to keep inhaling it all day.
4. Tea tree oil
Tea tree is an effective antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial. The oil is added to carrier oil such as coconut oil and applied to a skin area that is infected by warts, infections, cuts, scrapes and insect bites. It can also be used together with aloe Vera gel to treat acne and dry skin.
5. Rose essential oil
Rose is believed to be the ultimate woman’s oil. It is used to enhance hormonal balance. It is also good at treating problems to do with menopause and menstrual circles. Moreover, it is great in treating flaky skin
Clove oil is a strong antiseptic that is used in relieving earache, digestion problems, nasal congestion, and headaches. It is also an aphrodisiac that is useful in relieving stress. It can also treat bug bites and scrapes. Dilute it with carrier oil such as coconut oil before using it.
7. Frankincense oil
Frankincense can be used alone or combined with other oils for increased benefits. It helps kill cancer cells and deal with skin conditions like rashes and skin inflammation. The oil also helps in enhancing mental clarity, concentration, and focus