Benefits of essential oils

Benefits of essential oils, peppermint, lavender, rose, tea tree, jasmine, lemon beneifts

Essential oils have been used for centuries to support wellness and health. There's a wide variety of essential oils available and each with its own unique makeup and composition. Some are valued for their delightful smell, and others for their remarkable healing properties.

 

Popular types of essential oils and their properties:

Peppermint: Stimulating, Energizing, Focus, Decongesting

Lavender: Relaxing, Firming, Anti-inflammatory, Comforting

Sandalwood: Cleansing, Calming, Anti-inflammatory, Hydrating

Rose: Comforting, Relaxing, Aphrodisiac, Soothing

Chamomile: Soothing, Relaxing, Antiseptic, Detoxifying

Ylang Ylang: Restoring, Relaxing, Purifying, Aphrodisiac

Tea Tree: Purifying, Uplifting, Stimulating, Decongesting

Jasmine: Regenerating, Calming, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac 

Lemon: Cleansing, Energizing, Antiseptic, Antioxidant

Rosemary: Focus, Energizing, Stimulating, Anti-inflammatory

 

Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Stress and anxiety

Inital studies have been quite positive concerning aromatherapy and the effects that essential oils have in reducing stress and anxiety. According to a research conducted in 2012, Lavender aromatherapy is thought to calm anxiety by impacting the limbic system, the part of the brain that controls emotions.

 

Headaches and migranes

According to an old Persian headache remedy, applying a mixture of Chamomile essential oil with Argan oil is said to relieve a headache. Based on a recent study, applying both Peppermint and Lavender essential oil has shown to reduce headaches.

 

Sleep and insomnia 

According to National Library of Medicine studies aromatherapy may be a safe alternative to pharmaceutical medications for enhancing sleep. Oils like Lavender, Jasmine, Chamomile and Clary Sage are known to support better sleep quality.

 

Different essential oils have many different health benefits that are not only to aid in sleep, stress and headaches, but also to support balance, help relieve muscle soreness and fatigue, enhance energy and focus and much more.


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