One of the primary benefits of essential oils is that, when used properly, they offer many benefits and have few, if any, side effects. Many essential oils are effective against harmful organisms. Some can positively affect your mood and mental state. Some essential oils can even help you reduce a headache or feelings of nausea.
Most essential oils are safe to use, but you have to pay attention to their intended use and stick to those applications. Some oils can only be used aromatically and should not be applied to the skin or taken orally.
Essential oils offer you the opportunity to shift your paradigm on wellness, help support your body from a wellness approach by allowing the oils to help bring your body back into balance, and release you from the burden of chasing symptoms. You can now support your body with little to no synthetic or invasive intervention.
This guide to essential oils aims to empower you with information and provide clarity on which essential oils are best suited for your needs.
Cedarwood essential oil creates a calming and relaxing environment commonly used for its antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory benefits. The oil improves skin conditions like eczema, promotes hair growth, relieves arthritis inflammation and acts as a natural deodorizer.
Eucalyptus essential oil will help boost the immune system and relieve respiratory conditions. It is a great oil for seasonal allergies, cough, sore throats and headaches, and reduces pain and inflammation. When diffused, this powerful oil provides a refreshing and soothing atmosphere.
Frankincense essential oil enhances spiritual and meditative practices. It is commonly used for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and immune enhancing benefits. Its earthy uplifting scent is perfect for spiritual connection.
Geranium essential oil is commonly used for its antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringents properties. Its sweet, floral aroma relieves stress and anxiety. The oil was used by the Egyptians for promoting beautiful skin. Geranium oil reduces the signs of aging, wrinkled and dry skin.
Lavender essential oil is commonly used for restful sleep and helps ease tension and anxiety. Its powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial, sedative, calming and antidepressive properties makes this oil a great addition. This oil is also commonly used in soaps, lotions and oil diffusers.
Lemon oils has powerful antioxidant properties, it is very powerful to fight bacteria and fungi. Its bright and citrusy aroma is used for boosting the immune system. It also benefits hair and skin and it is commonly used in household cleaning.
Lemongrass essential oil offers a relaxing and uplifting aroma. It is used to relieve muscle pain, kill bacteria, ward off insects, reduce fevers and help the digestive system. Lemongrass oils is known to have antifungal, insecticidal, antiseptic, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Palo Santo essential oil, also known as “holy wood”, is a powerful aid for stimulating the immune system and fighting inflammation. Great oil to clear negative energy and to gain mental, spiritual and emotional clarity. Palo Santo is commonly used for grounding and reawakening any space.
Patchouli essential oil is commonly used for its anti-depressant and anti-inflammatory properties. Patchouli oil has antiseptic properties, it kills fungus, supports the metabolic system and relieves indigestion. Its calming aroma is perfect to use during meditation or yoga practice.
Peppermint essential oil is commonly used for awakening senses and clearing away stagnant energy in the body. This versatile oil has different benefits for muscle and joint aches, digestive complaints, seasonal allergies, respiratory issues, and increase energy levels. When diffused, this oil creates a focused, relaxed and stimulating environment.
Rosemary essential oil is commonly used for stimulating hair growth, aiding digestion, and liver health. Its high antioxidant benefits also help to boost the immune system, improve memory, and provide relief for respiratory infections. Its woodsy aroma can create an energizing environment and promote a sense of clarity.
Sage essential oil is one of the most powerful oils with antidepressant, antifungal, anti-infectious, antiseptic, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. Its spicy and uplifting aroma has been used for clarifying and relaxing properties. Its aroma boosts confidence and mental strength, alleviating feelings of stress and anxiety.
13. Sweet Orange
Sweet Orange essential oil is a natural immunity enhancer, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, aids bones, muscle and joint pain, natural antidepressant, and reduces anxiety symptoms. Its uplifting and sweet aroma can fill a space with a sense of peace and positivity.
All of these essential oils are available in all of our stores and online