Essential oils and oil diffusers have been popularly emerging more and more over the years and with their powerful purposes and benefits it is clear to see why.
Essential oils can be used to reduce inflammation, pain, problems with allergies and digestion, and are even used for various mental and emotional health needs.
With the many essential oils that exist, it is important to have some knowledge on the different kinds and what they can do so that you can choose the essential oil that meets your needs best.
Here are just a few essential oils and their benefits to give you some ideas in order to get started on choosing the one that works best for you. Also, if you don’t have an essential oil diffuser, this one is my favorite!
If you struggle with anxiety, lavender is an amazing essential oil to help you relax and feel more at ease. Aside from that, lavender oil can be used for pain relief as well as to soothe irritated skin from acne and eczema to mild cuts and burns. For stress relief purposes, add a few drops of lavender into a diffuser or into a bath for a nice, calming escape or directly apply the lavender oil to your skin’s problem areas. Lavender oil is great because it has an aroma that can instantly reduce your nerves and promote less tension in your body.
Similarly to lavender oil, peppermint oil can also relieve pain, more so aiming towards pain in your muscles. Because peppermint oil has a strong scent, it is a great oil to help you wake up and feel a lot more alert. One way to use this essential oil is to promote hair growth and stronger, healthier hair. You can simply add a few drops of peppermint oil into your shampoo to give yourself a rejuvenating and stimulating wash and head massage!
Chamomile is an excellent oil for you if you are dealing with headaches or are struggling to get a good night’s sleep. It has incredible calming factors to it whether you choose to directly apply it onto your body or use it in a diffuser. For headaches you can simply massage the oil into your temple or wherever you are experiencing the most tension. For sleep purposes, chamomile oil pairs well with lavender oil so add a few drops together in a diffuser and you will sleep like a baby.
Tea tree oil is a very versatile essential oil and can be used in so many ways. It can cater towards beauty purposes like being used as an acne treatment or make-up brush cleaner, it is an excellent oil for household purposes and can be used to create household cleaning solution, and it can be used for your health and works as an amazing way to get rid of congestion by placing a few drops into a diffuser.
There are so many more essential oils that can be added to this list, but here are a few to start you off. Once you become more comfortable with choosing the right essential oils for you, you can get really creative experimenting with different blends of oils whether you want to use it for relief, better sleep, to fight off colds, or simply to purify and relax!