Essential oils are extracted and used for several therapeutic purposes due to their medicinal properties through ages. These oils are directly extracted from plants, trees, leaves, fruits, flowers, roots and are packed with the essence of the natural medicinal properties, which means just a drop is enough.
Here are some oils that are great addition to you medical cabinet due to their healing properties.
1 . Lavender Oil
-Lavender essential oil has been used to calm nerves, it helps heals cuts wounds, bites and burns.
-Lavender oil on the pulse points helps reduce stress and helps insomniacs fall asleep. It has anti-oxidant properties that can reduce the chances of heart diseases.
-Recent studies show that lavender oil can also help control diabetes. A few drops of the oil on the wrist before sleeping can help get the maximum benefits of Lavender oil.
2 . Peppermint Oil
-A must have essential oil that can be ingested as well as used topically. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, & anti-spasmodic properties that that make this useful for almost every ailment.
-Peppermint can relieve congestion. Few drops in a glass of water can soothe an upset stomach and applying the oil to the temples and pulse points helps ease migraine.
-Use peppermint oil on your pulse points before meal times to reduce cravings & dab it to heal cuts and wounds.
3 . Tea Tree Oil
-A powerful essential oil that is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial & anti-septic in nature, due to which it can also be consumed for an internal cleanse.
-Add a few drops to your vaporiser and place it in your surroundings. It may help you relieve chest congestion.
-Mix a few drops of tea tree oil in a bottle of coconut oil and use this mix to heal bug bites, acne, cuts, skin & fungal infections and dandruff.
4 . Rosemary Oil
-Commonly used a spice, rosemary has healing properties. It helps to soothe the digestive system and helps to relax hurt and inflamed muscles.
-Anti-septic in nature, it also helps to cure skin problems. It is beneficial for the skin and promotes a healthy skin and aids hair growth.
5 . Oregano Oil
-Another spice with amazing medicinal benefits. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature, organo oil can be used for curing respiratory disorders.
-It has been found to be beneficial in treating health conditions such as gastro-intestinal problems, UTIs, menstrual cramps, allergies, sinus problems, heart burn, arthritis, earaches and headaches.
6 . Clove Oil
-Known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and anti-bacterial properties, clove oil has been used to treat oral problems like tooth aches & swollen gums.
-Clove oil must be diluted before use as it can burn skin. Mix 3-4 drops of clove oil with 2 spoons of coconut oil and apply to treat skin infections.
-It is recommended to use clove oil with care and in a diluted form as it may also cause an allergic reaction to some.
So, go ahead and try and pick pure, unadulterated essential oils to get the best benefits. Do check with your physician before ingesting essential oils regularly as they can be very potent. Stay Healthy, Stay Happy!