If you are looking for an all-natural saviour for your well-being then the answer is aromatherapy and below you can find the top 5 essential oils we think you should always carry around.
It is known to stimulate the nervous system, help relieve stress, boost the immune system, provide various beauty benefits, and keep various ailments at bay.
The Top 5 Essential Oils by AromaSense
Lavender Essential Oil
All-round lavender essential oil is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and an anti-depressant. Its antiseptic properties also speed up the healing of skin scarring. Add a few drops to your everyday moisturiser and/or shampoo for great benefits.
It rejuvenates the skin, treats hair loss, and at the same time can improve psychological variances like depression and anxiety. Lavender essential oil is a must-have. It relieves insect bites as well as burns (just one drop does wonders!); mix it with aloe vera gel, and the oil cures your sunburn. It can also treat eczema and joint aches.
When rubbed on the temples (just one drop!), it is a great headache-reliever. And the most famous use of lavender oil; spray some lavender water on your pillow cover for a good night rest.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Considered holy and revered in the Middle-East for ages, Frankincense essential oil can treat almost anything from rashes and burns to arthritis (and studies claim even skin cancer). Using frankincense essential oil by massaging it into the skin has innumerable health benefits – mixed with a carrier oil, it supports the immune system, opens up a congested chest, eases up stress and helps with arthritis or joint pains.
You can also diffuse it in your room to uplift your mood.
Frankincense essential oil is an amazing healer- both physically and mentally. When diffused, it helps overcome stress, anger and depression. It promotes healthy regeneration of skin, reduces signs of aging, stretch marks and scars when mixed with a carrier like jojoba oil or almond oil.
Peppermint essential oil
Peppermint is great for oral hygiene; add a couple of drops to your toothpaste or mouthwash and say goodbye to those evil bad-breath causing bacteria. Peppermint essential oil keeps your energy up during the day if you just inhale or diffuse it.
You can add it to jojoba oil and rub onto an upset stomach, or the tired feet. Furthermore peppermint essential oil keeps away insects, especially ants.
Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree oil is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Add a drop of tea tree oil to shampoo, tooth paste or facial lotion to help with inflammatory acne. Put a drop of tea tree oil in warm water and gargle to put a stopper to the typical start of winter sore throat.
Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon essential oil is a natural mood enhancer; diffuse it to instantly lift your mood. It is proven that diffusing lemon essential oil in a working space improves productivity and focus. At the same time it will rid your room from any air-borne bacteria. You can also add a few drops to a cleaning spray for a natural antibacterial and fresh smelling cleaning product.
You now know our top 5 essential oils to start your aromatherapy journey! Easy as that!