Essential oils are an amazing gift of nature with substantially astonishing properties and purposes much more than giving off an enamoring fragrance which makes the ambiance of your home or bathroom enticing. Among the other properties, essential oils which are basically concentrated oils from spices, herbs and other plants exhibit astounding healing properties which certainly make them worthy of attention as well as better than their synthetic alternatives sometimes. If you feel that you have found an interest in essentials oils but you feel lost about where to start then we will help you reach a verdict.
Clove oil definitely should be in your shopping list because it is one of the ancient oils that has more than a few amazing properties. One of its components is eugenol. Eugenol is a robust anesthetic and antiseptic which means it can be used to relieve pain and extirpate germs as well. It can also be used as a sanitizer and if you are suffering toothache, you can apply it to alleviate the pain. Another amazing property of this oil is to annihilate mold, just mix 10ml of clove oil in 100ml of water and apply it on the mold and wait for an hour or two then just wipe it off.
Lemon oil contains a component called limonene which makes it a strong cleaning agent. You can make a homemade toothpaste buy mixing lemon oil with coconut oil or you can make a homemade washing powder by mixing it with aluminum free baking soda or you can just add it to your detergent to enhance its cleaning power. By mixing it with water, you can use it as a disinfectant and a cleaning agent as well.
Lavender is the most used essential oil in the world because of its stunning medical properties. Not only does it reduces emotional stress and anxiety but lavender oil also improves sleep, heals burns and wounds and relives headaches as well. It is also known to slow aging with its powerful antioxidants and it reduces acne as well as restores skin complexion as well. Lavender has a great smell which you can add to your clothes by adding it to your laundry the same way as lemon oil.
Peppermint oil is really efficient when it comes to dealing with sore muscles, aching back or headaches. It is a great muscle relaxant and painkiller. If you are on a diet but you feel it’s hard to control your craving then peppermint oil can be helpful, just take a few deep sniffs of this oil before meal and it will help you feel full faster. Drinking peppermint oil mixed with water can relieve nausea and stomach aches.
Eucalyptus tree which is also known as Tasmanian Blue Gum is a native plant in Australia and is also a food source for koala bears but its essential oil has been proved to have extraordinary medicinal purposes. Eucalyptus oil is antibacterial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and a decongestant as well. It has been found that this oil is really effective in dealing with respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD and even pneumonia. Just mix eucalyptus oil with coconut or peppermint oil and apply it on your chest. It is also used to treat wounds, cuts, sores and bug bites and stings as well. Eucalyptus oil is also called fever oil because it is used to treat fever and control body temperature.