Essential oils are natures gift of healing! The oils are obtained from plants and have a variety of healing properties. The oils can be utilized in aromatherapy or the practice of inhaling the natural oils to enhance physical and mental well-being. This type of therapy is currently being used for many indications including mood enhancement, increased brain function, and pain relief. The oils are extracted from nature directly from plants or trees with just one drop having powerful healing properties. The small molecules present in the concentrated oils from plants can penetrate the cells in our body to stimulate a cascade of events. Essential oils can be used topically, aromatically, or ingested. In addition, the oils can be used for cleaning, bug repellent, and more.
Here are 6 of the most common oils to start with in your home:
Peppermint: Digestion support, improve cognitive function, energy boost, fever reduction, headache ache and muscle pain relief
Rosemary: Improve cognitive function and memory, hair thickener
Lavender: Relaxation, mood enhancement, heal cuts and burns
Frankincense: Reduces inflammation, Immunity boost, supports brain health and may fight cancer
Eucalyptus: Sinus and allergy relief, helps purify the body
Tea Tree: Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, stimulates immune system