Essential oils are all the craze! We love them and think they can be incredibly helpful in a variety of situations. If you’ve never used essential oils before, and you’re not sure where to start, we’re sharing our top seven favorite oils and their uses.
- Peppermint: There are just so many uses for peppermint. It helps with headaches, works great for bug bites, and can even be used as mouthwash. It’s cooling and invigorating. You’ll love it too for tummy troubles.
- Lavender: For calming and soothing, lavender is the queen. It can help you get a good night’s rest, calm your anxiety, and soothe your emotions. Put it in a diffuser in your room to help you sleep and wake refreshed.
- Bergamot: It’s refreshing and balancing, so it’s great to use alongside lavender. However, Bergamot is also a powerful antiseptic and anti-bacterial. It can help with acne, relieve muscle pain, and relieve itchy skin.
- Lemon: Lemon is great for boosting your energy and giving you a mental pick-me-up on bad days. You can also use it to relieve cold sores and ease a cough. And don’t forget to use lemon as a skin softener, especially for your feet.
- Melaleuca: It might be difficult to pronounce, but it’s a powerful essential oil. Melaleuca great as mouthwash and can combat cavities and canker sores. It’s also wonderful for acne breakouts and helping to remove warts. And to help with infections, it works well on athlete’s foot, lice, and earaches.
- Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus is a great oil to invigorate and stimulate your mind to help you concentrate. It’s also a wonderful detoxifying antiseptic that can helpwith your digestion, respiratory, and immune systems. It also works well on a number of skin problems including oily skin and healing scar tissue.
- Frankincense: While expensive, Frankincense can help support your immune function when consumed or applied to the bottom of your feet. It can also relieve stress and headaches when combined with lavender and peppermint. Plus, it’s amazing at giving you beautiful and radiant skin.
We love essential oils. There are so many different types to try. Do you have a favorite?